10 Best Rated Ghost Hunting Equipment

Updated on: January 2022

Best Rated Ghost Hunting Equipment in 2022


Voice Recorder-16GB Voice Activated Recorder with Variable Speed Playback,Sound Recorder Built in Ultra-Sensitive Microphones and MP3 Player,Digital Voice Recorder for Lectures and Meetings

Voice Recorder-16GB Voice Activated Recorder with Variable Speed Playback,Sound Recorder Built in Ultra-Sensitive Microphones and MP3 Player,Digital Voice Recorder for Lectures and Meetings
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2022

4K Video Camera Zohulu Camcorder, WiFi Vlogging Camera for YouTube with Microphone, 60FPS 48MP Ultra HD 16X Digital Zoom Night Vision Camera with IR Flashlight, Wide Angle Lens (2 Batteries Included)

4K Video Camera Zohulu Camcorder, WiFi Vlogging Camera for YouTube with Microphone, 60FPS 48MP Ultra HD 16X Digital Zoom Night Vision Camera with IR Flashlight, Wide Angle Lens (2 Batteries Included)
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2022
  • 【4K Video Camera】Capture 4K super clear video that far exceeds 1080P HD resolution(play on 4K HDTV to get the best effect). Capture wonderful photos in 48MP super high definition. 3.0 inch capacitive touchscreen offer vivider vision and quicker response.
  • 【4K Camera with External Microphone and HD Wide Angle Lens】Equipped With Premium External Microphone to record crystal clear&loud sound. The microphone use X -Y stereo Pickup Technology,Low Cut Filter to reduce noise. The Wide angle lens allows for broader interesting scenes enter into your lens.
  • 【4K Wifi Camcorder with 2 Batteries】A single NP-FV5 Plus 3.8V 2500mAh rechargeable battery can be used up to 160min(4K Pixel) (2K Pixel: 180min) to record your every special lovely moments indoor&outdoor. Download the "NovaCam" App and Remote the camera with your mobile phone. No one will excluded in the group photo.
  • 【External IR Flashlight Included & Built-in Dual Infrared Light】Shoot in the dark and low night for paranormal investigation or night mornitoring. The video and photo functions can be used as normal under the dark night. Two card slots for SD/TF card (max up to 128GB, card Not included.)
  • 【Camera Service and Warranty】This 4K Digital Video Camera support one month free replacement or refund,one year warranty.If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us and we will give you a best solution within 24 hours.

APEMAN Trail Camera 16MP 1080P 2.4" LCD Game&Hunting Camera with 940nm Upgrading IR LEDs Night Vision up to 65ft/20m IP66 Spray Water Protected Design

APEMAN Trail Camera 16MP 1080P 2.4
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2022
  • 【High-Performance Photo and Video】This Game camera captures 12 MP crystal clear images and video with super clear sound recording each time motion is detected of wild game during the day (black and white at night). Multi-shot modes available and can takes up to 3 photos per detection.
  • 【940nm Invisible Infrared Technology】With fully automatic IR filter,this trail camera capture shots of wild game’s natural behaviors by using infrared flash illumination technology equipped with 26 LEDs. Trigger distance and IR flash range both up to 20m (65ft). You can get great shots of a passing animal in total darkness, without the animal realizing its being documented.
  • 【IP66 WATERPROOF&Compact& Sturdy】With IP66 waterproof(dust-proof, drop-proof and rain-proof), this compact and sturdy hunting camera is housed in a weatherproof plastic case that stands up to the elements for dependable longevity throughout the season, able to work in tough environments like desert or tropical rain forest. What’s more, with threaded tripod and mounting strap, it’s easy to install this trail camera wherever the wild game is headed.
  • 【Fast Trigger Speed&Low Power Consumption】An impressively fast trigger speed of less than 0.5 second ensure each detected movement is captured quickly and accurately. Together with an energy efficient operating system, the camera (in standby mode) can extend its use of time to 6 months.
  • 【Multiple Functions】This camera features time stamp including Moon Phase/Pressure/Temperature, Timer, Realtime Replay, Hybrid Mode, Interval Recording, bringing this camera to multiple applications beyond your expectation.Besides, Apeman service team provides professional 24-hour after-sales services on Amazon to promote you a hassle-free purchase experience.

MOSPRO Trail Camera Viewer for iPhone iPad Mac & Android, SD & Micro SD Memory Card Reader to View Photos and Videos from any Wildlife Scouting Game Cam on Smartphone for Deer Hunter Black

MOSPRO Trail Camera Viewer for iPhone iPad Mac & Android, SD & Micro SD Memory Card Reader to View Photos and Videos from any Wildlife Scouting Game Cam on Smartphone for Deer Hunter Black
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2022
  • 【Compatible Devices】 Four kinds of interfaces are supported; Almost all your devices are supported; IOS, Windows OS, Linux, Mac OS and Android are supported
  • 【Compatible Cards】 Supporting TF (micro-SD) and SD memory card. Compatible with ALL trail camera brands including Bushnell, Moultrie, StealthCam, Reconyx, Browning, Wild Game Innovations, etc.
  • 【Easy to Manage Data & Share in Real Time】 Super speed & high capacity allow you to manage all your data and files directly on this card reader and to share in real time
  • 【Plug and Play】 No driver is required on the compatible devices. It is very convenient for using at anytime and anywhere
  • 【Perfect for Trail Camera】 Perfect for hunters to view images/videos on site! Simply insert the card, you could easily view, delete, or share the videos or pictures catched by your game camera

Bestguarder HD Waterproof IP66 Infrared Night Vision Game & Trail Hunting Scouting Ghost Camera Take 12MP Image, 6 Months Standby, 2 Inch Screen, Speaker + Mic, PIR, 23M Night Vision (SG-880V)

Bestguarder HD Waterproof IP66 Infrared Night Vision Game & Trail Hunting Scouting Ghost Camera Take 12MP Image, 6 Months Standby, 2 Inch Screen, Speaker + Mic, PIR, 23M Night Vision (SG-880V)
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2022
  • 12MP Hunting Camera with FHD video resolutions for great quality shots and clips
  • Adjustable PIR sensor and night vision brings 24/7 monitoring,use 8pcs AA batteries(not included)
  • Overlay video clips and photos with location, time, date, weather and other data
  • Fast trigger time and programmable video and photo shooting ensure you never miss the action
  • A wide angles PIR sensor and seriously swift trigger time of under a second means that you won't miss any of the action and thanks to the cameras 36 IR LEDs and night vision you can be sure to capture all events night and day.

Wyze Cam 1080p HD Indoor Smart Home Camera with Night Vision, 2-Way Audio, Works with Alexa & the Google Assistant, White, 2-Pack

Wyze Cam 1080p HD Indoor Smart Home Camera with Night Vision, 2-Way Audio, Works with Alexa & the Google Assistant, White, 2-Pack
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2022
  • 1080P Full HD live stream direct to your smartphone day or night with night vision (up to 30 feet away). works with 2. 4GHz Wi-Fi networks (does not support 5GHz Wi-Fi)
  • Motion tagging technology detects and outlines motion in both live stream and playback video modes
  • Wyze Cam automatically records a 12-second Event Video when it detects motion or sounds. Videos are securely uploaded to the AWS cloud via end-to-end encryption and are accessible for 14 days — no subscription or monthly fees required.
  • Continuous recording with local storage - Wyze Cam supports local storage of recordings to a microSD card (sold separately). Play back videos with your Wyze app to solve life’s mysteries. Local Storage - Supports 8GB, 16GB and 32GB microSD cards in FAT32 format
  • Magnetic base, 6-foot power cable and included adhesive metal plate let you mount your Wyze Cam anywhere - no screws required.Field of View:110° lens
  • Works with Alexa and Google Assistant: ask your voice assistant to show your front door, kids room, or anywhere else you have your Wyze Cam
  • Video - H.264 encoding. Day time video: 15 FPS. Night vision: 10 FPS. Night Vision - 4 IR LEDs (850nm) | Illuminates up to 29.6 feet (9 meters)
  • Camera - Lens: F2.0 aperture, 2.8mm focal length | Image sensor: 1/2.9" CMOS | Digital zoom: 8x
  • NOTE:Kindly refer to the user manual provided as a PDF manual in the product description section

Radioddity GA-2S Long Range Walkie Talkies UHF Two Way Radio Rechargeable with Micro USB Charging + USB Desktop Charger + Air Acoustic Earpiece with Mic, 2 Pack

Radioddity GA-2S Long Range Walkie Talkies UHF Two Way Radio Rechargeable with Micro USB Charging + USB Desktop Charger + Air Acoustic Earpiece with Mic, 2 Pack
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2022
  • 16 pre-programmed frequency right out of box, can be used to communicate directly with each GA-2S on the same channel.
  • Convenient charging: By connecting a micro USB cable, you can charge it like a mobile phone without worrying about running out of battery.
  • True 2 watt power can reach up to 3 miles range, 96 hours long standby time allows you to use it the whole day without charging.
  • Easy to program through PC with programming cable. CHIRP supported. We offer programming support under Technical Specification Section on the listing page.
  • 18 months warranty and 60 days no reason return. For any assistance, contact us directly to get support.

Bushnell Tour V4 JOLT Golf Laser Rangefinder, Patriot Pack Version, Protective Skin included

Bushnell Tour V4 JOLT Golf Laser Rangefinder, Patriot Pack Version, Protective Skin included
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2022
  • Patriot pack includes protective skin, CR2 battery and carry case
  • Field of view 368 feet at 1000 yards; Ranging accuracy accurate to 1 yard
  • Coatings multi coated. Extra long eye relief 21 millilitre
  • Class 1 laser with less than 0.5 mW average power output

Camcorder Video Camera YEEHAO WiFi HD 1080P 24MP 16X Powerful Digital Zoom Camera with Microphone and Wide Angle Lens Remote Control Lens Hood Infrared Night Vision YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder

Camcorder Video Camera YEEHAO WiFi HD 1080P 24MP 16X Powerful Digital Zoom Camera with Microphone and Wide Angle Lens Remote Control Lens Hood Infrared Night Vision YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2022
  • Camcorder with External Microphone: External Microphone Adopts X-Y stereo pickup technology, clear and stable sound image localization.It “built-in a rechargeable battery”,the battery charging interface is Mini USB,use the usb cable to charge it.It also built-in “power output function” is equipped with a dedicated charging cable to “charge the camcorder”(push the switch to the top.)The external microphone has "Hot Shoe": It can be used to connect to other equipment,such as fill light.
  • Camera with Wide Angle Lens&Lens Hood: The camcorder comes with a professional 0.39X super 2-in-1 wide angle lens (with macro lens).The super wide angle lens can be widely used for big scenery, such as Buildings, Landscapes.The focal lens of the macro lens is only for close-up shooting of the micro object,such as flowers.The camcorder comes with a lens hood.It can block excess light and protect your camcorder lens from accidental damage.It improves the photos overall color and contrast.
  • WiFi& IR Night Vision Camera Camcorder: By WiFi connection,the camera can connect to the the smartphone.The smartphone APP can be used to control the camera,including browsing photo albums and downloading the files from camera to the Mobile phone or Tablet for sharing,as well as a remote control by the APP control.(Read the user manual to download the APP).Under IR Night Vision,the camera can shoot high definition image videos,work perfectly in the darkness,also shoot great in low light.
  • Camcorder with Remote Control: The camcorder come with an infrared remote control(Not included the 2xAAA batteries ).Through the remote control buttons,take photoes and videos by yourself, control TV playback or pause the camcorder videos from the remote place(Within 10 meters).The camcorder support the pause function.Please press the camcorder “MENU” button to pause the videos while you are recording(Without starting a new file).The camcorder also support the record the videos while charging.
  • HD Multifunction Camera Camcorder: 3.0 inch IPS touch screen,8 mega pixel CMOS image sensor,FHD1920x1080(30FPS),24MP image resolution,File format:(photo file:JPEG,video file:MOV),16X Digital zoom,TV output,Webcam,IR night vision,Remote controll,Wifi function,Pause function,Loop rcording,Motion detection,Time-lapse record,Slow Motion,Support SD memory card and MMC card (4GB to 128GB,not included sd card,please format the sd card before use the camcorder),Support standard tripod(not included).

Video Camera Camcorder WiFi IR Night Vision FHD 1080P 30FPS YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder 26MP 3.0'' Touch Screen 16X Digital Zoom Camcorder with Microphone,Remote and 2 Batteries

Video Camera Camcorder WiFi IR Night Vision FHD 1080P 30FPS YouTube Vlogging Camera Recorder 26MP 3.0'' Touch Screen 16X Digital Zoom Camcorder with Microphone,Remote and 2 Batteries
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2022
  • 【FHD Camcorder with Microphone】The video camera is full HD 1080P, with 26.0MP picture resolution,3.0 inch 270° rotation IPS ultra-clear touch screen and 16X digital zoom camera. It also has 8 mega pixel CMOS image sensor, you can capture vibrant and extremely realistic images and videos. This video camcorder supports external microphone which enhances sound recording volume and reduces noise.
  • 【Multifunctional Video Recorder】This vlog camera comes supports Slow Motion,Video Capture,Motion Detection,Loop Recording,Continuous Shooting, Face Capture, Beauty Function, Self-Timer, Playback Modes, Anti-Shaking Function and Remote Control(22ft/7m) ect..You can record your wonderful moments with these special features.
  • 【WiFi & IR Night Vision Camcorder】Download the App 'YKJ' in Google Play on you phone or tablet and connect it with your camera,then you may operate the camera or check through Android or IOS devices to review the photos and videos. With IR night vision function, you can shoot clear white and black photo or video in the dark environment without visible light or low light(within 16ft/5m)
  • 【Multipurpose Video Camera】The camcorder supports for video chatting and live streaming. By connecting the computer with a USB cable, then choose the “PC CAM” mode as a webcam.( Please download the software “AMCAP” before using the “PC CAM” function, and enter the video interface, then you can video chat with your friends.)
  • 【Recording While Charging】The video camera comes with 2 rechargeable batteries, and it supports recording while charging. ALSONE provides 30 days refund or replacement. If you have any question or suggestion,please feel free to contact us.

Haunted America: The Ghosts of the McPike Mansion in Alton, Illinois

Tours and campouts at the haunted mansion are heightened by paranormal activity, complete with ghost hunting equipment to actively communicate with the spirits.

Many people fear the things that they do not understand and ghosts generally fall into this category, therefore those people that do fear them typically believe that they should not be allowed to exist among the living. Fortunately for the living humans that are afraid them, they need not be since the ghost will usually move on once the reason that they are here is resolved. If you are wondering what those reasons are, it can get complicated, but normally they remain in the realm of the living because of attachments to loved ones or because of a location that they felt at home or the most comfortable with while still alive. Some ghosts hang around for the sheer reasoning of watching over someone that they once cared for and they are now acting as a guardian to that person. Sadly, some ghosts get stuck or bound to a location because they do not understand that they can leave, and deeper yet, they believe that they are still one of the living.

Such is the case at the very haunted McPike Mansion in Alton, Illinois, which is not only home to several ghosts, it is the home of open minded owners who have experienced lifelike physical hugs from the other side and somewhat embrace them due to the friendliness of the spirits. The huggy-feely ghost is believed to be none other than the infamous lover of lilac scented perfume Sarah Wells, a former occupant of the estate. Famed architect Lucas Pfeiffenberger built the 16-room regal mansion in the heart of the 15-acre estate in 1869 for horticulturist Henry Guest McPike to experiment and develop his McPike Grape which eventually became popular across the country.

Henry fondly referred to his property as Mount Lookout and spared no expense when it came to planting the vineyards, orchards, rare trees, shrubbery, flowers and plants all around the estate. It was a simply stunning vision to see and the family both flourished and prospered in their new surroundings. Henry died in 1910, but his family remained in the mansion up until it was purchased by Paul A. Laichinger who resided at the estate up until his death in 1945. During the time that Paul owned the property he rented out several rooms to occupants in an effort to maintain the high costs of keeping up with the estate. The beautiful McPike Mansion was considered at one time to be one of the most desirable properties in Illinois, but was by early 1950 nothing more than a statistic when it fell into a state of disrepair and eventually became abandoned.

The mansion was in need of a $50,000 roof amongst other repairs and did not go unnoticed by historians and those who possess a real appreciation for all things exquisite. The damages to the property were overwhelming and deep pockets were going to be needed to fix the McPike Mansion up to her original ornate beauty that must be replicated to the original state because it is a historical site. It was brought to the attention of George and Sharyn Luedke who were ready and willing to take on the challenge of repairs, obstacles and the many reported spirits that inhabited the dwelling, and they quickly snapped it up at auction in 1994. They immediately began renovations on the mansion and discovered along the way that the place was in fact haunted by appreciative ghosts that loved the couple for bringing the regal mansion back to her original majestic state.

Sharyn has had many encounters with the ghosts since she first walked in through the main entrance and started calling the mansion home. She has witnessed the ghost of Paul Laichinger watching her from an upstairs window while she watered plants in the yard. His apparition's stature came complete with 1940's garb which gave her the insight as to who the ghost may be. The ghost of Sarah Wells displays affection towards the new homeowners by hugging them often as if she is thanking them for restoring her home. The powerful smell of lilacs is usually the first indicator the Sarah has entered the room on the third floor. Sarah is believed to be a former occupant of the home because books with her name in them have been located and given to the new owners. The wine cellar has been a focal point for paranormal investigators as they are seldom let down by highly spirited activity in that area of the mansion. The door opens and shuts at free will without the presence of anyone being there, but the overall sense of feeling that you are not alone never quite leaves.

Ghost children love playing in the mansion and can often be heard laughing and frolicking about in their natural state of child's play. Guests are often the subject of a strange mist that surrounds and follows them room to room. Video footage of the mist brought it to light yet no rational explanation has been found as to what may be causing it or where it is coming from. Guests of the mansion have claimed to see people running around the premises, yet there should have been nobody on the property at the time of their sighting. While taking shots of the mansion, photographers have picked up several orbs located in the windows along the front of the structure. Many paranormal groups in and around Illinois have used various ghost hunting equipment from EVP's and EMF monitors to K-II meters and infrared cameras which has established that the mansion has various sources of paranormal activity going on. It is hard to debunk the obvious, and straight up catching a ghost on film is as blatant and evident as you are going to get.

Paranormal news has a way of getting around, especially to those that actively seek it out, and the Ghost Lab who features paranormal documentaries is open to all things haunted. They featured the McPike mansion on the Discovery Channel in 2020 after conducting a full investigation. The team claims to have had several amazing experiences occur throughout the night including actually being touched by ghosts. Electronic malfunctions became apparent when the team attempted to investigate the cellar with cameras and video equipment completely dying. High-tech walkie talkies with a locked down channel 5 mode as to block outside sources like truckers, etc. were interfered with by paranormal episodes featuring plenty of static and then altogether just fizzling out. Later the walkie-talkies moved on their own account to channel 6 and then 7, and again back down to 5 while the team was in the upstairs bedroom. The group summed it up as an electrical nightmare with the spirits in the driver's seat, driving all the way during the ghost trip.

Visiting the McPike Mansion: Sharyn and George welcome historians and ghost hunters to come by and chat or to take photos of the mansion. Visits to the front of the estate are restricted to 10 minutes and donations are welcome with the proceeds going towards the restoration of the mansion and the historic site.

Group Tours: By appointment only. There is a minimum requirement of 5 people per group tour and a maximum of 30. Contact Sharyn Luedke at: 618-462-3348 or call 618-830-2179 after 3:00 p.m. E-mail: [email protected]

McPike Mansion Family Campout: June 9th amp; 10th with tours, ghost hunting, fun, food and games included in the ghostly adventure. Cost: $30.00 per adult. Teens 13-17: $15.00. The night's events will include dinner, a dark session in the cellar while looking for ghosts and dowsing rods 101. For more information go to:

Halloween Campout: The 14th annual 2020 haunted campout is set for October 20th amp; 21st. Cost: $30.00 Overnight or just for the evening. Dead entertainment is the featured event of the night. Supper and breakfast are supplied and you are encouraged to bring a camera and a tent. For more information about this event go to:

McPike Store: Souvenirs range from $3.00 to $49.00 and are available at all functions. The store sells dowsing rods, plaques, a mini mansion, virtual tour cd, DVD virtual tour, Spirits Secrets DVD, sweatshirts and chimes. To purchase online go to:

The haunted mansion is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places and sadly it has fallen on the list of the ten most endangered historic places in the state with the Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois.

Location: 2018 Alby Street, Alton, Illinois 62002, just 23 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri.

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