8 January 2019
Microwave oven as Faraday cage?

Ever since I made my Stylish Smartphone Faraday Box videos, countless people have told me to just use a microwave oven, or just use an empty potato chip bag.

Well, no… And yes! It depends.

The truth is that Faraday cages don’t block signals – they attenuate (or weaken) them.

That means that depending on the situation – the phone itself, the signal strength, the microwave oven itself, and so on – it may or may not work.

I also demonstrate that my Stylish Smartphone Faraday Box Mark II has a serious amount of signal blocking power.

So if you want to be extra-sure, go Stylish!

Goodies in video:

Nokia 3310 3G Phone

MP3 Ring tone:  Everything Is Awesome!!!
by Tegan and Sara feat. The Lonely Island
From the Album The Lego® Movie (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
© 2014 WaterTower Music / Warner Bros. Ent. / Village Roadshow / DC Comics

Is a microwave oven a good smartphone Faraday cage?
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One thought on “Is a microwave oven a good smartphone Faraday cage?

  • 8 January 2019 at 14:22

    Another awesome effort Scottie – you’re really getting these videos pat!


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