1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Measurement frequency

  1. Dec 8, 2012 #1
    Does any one know how to measure the frequency of a magnetic field? They sell handheld meters but they only measure Mhz and higher
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 9, 2012 #2

    mfb

    User Avatar
    2017 Award

    Staff: Mentor

    Frequency of what? An oscillating magnetic field? Which frequency range do you expect? 1 Hz, 10Hz, ..., 1MHz?
     
  4. Dec 11, 2012 #3

    berkeman

    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    Do you have access to an oscilloscope or frequency counter? If so, you may be able to just use an inductor as a pickup probe for the magnetic field.
     
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook