Oersted's Apparatus demonstrates the magnetic field created by a current.
- Machine Shows Action of Electric Current on a Magnet
- Cobalt-Steel Needle
- Agate Bearing
- Plastic Base
- Rectangular Frame Fitted with Terminals
In other words, it shows the action of electric current on a magnet.
A cobalt-steel needle (75 mm long) with agate bearing supported by a pivot is mounted on a plastic base and surrounded by a rectangular frame fitted with terminals. A power supply is required but not included.