The 2022 price for the current Scientology e-meter is $5850. This includes the e-meter, cans, case, and the troubleshooting kit.
Scientology requires Scientologists to have two e-meters in case one breaks. The price for two is a whopping $11,700.
This latest e-meter has a clock chip in it that only permits one year of operation. After one year, the Scientologist must plug the meter into their computer and logon to the Religious Technology Center (RTC) website. RTC checks their records to see if they are in good standing with the Church of Scientology. If the Scientologist is in good standing, RTC’s computer resets the clock chip for another year. If the Scientologist has been reading entheta online or reading Mike Rinder or Tony Ortega’s blog, then the meter is shut off and becomes a useless paperweight.
Below: As we covered in our History of How Scientology’s E-Meter Came Into Existence, L. Ron Hubbard initially promoted the E-Meter as a tool that made Freudian psychotherapy workable. Hubbard soon thereafter viciously attacked Freud and Psychiatry. Indeed, Hubbard made the wholesale destruction of Psychiatry one of the central goals of the Church of Scientology.
In this 1953 article L. Ron Hubbard states that Scientology = Freudian Psychotherapy + the e-meter:
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