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Kestrel 5 Series Troubleshooting Documents

Find answers to common Bluetooth connection issues

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Please see this guide on how to update your Kestrel Firmware using Windows:

Kestrel 5 Series Troubleshooting Documents

Tutorial on how to update your Kestrel 5000 series firmware using LiNK for Windows.

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Please see this guide for updating Kestrel 5000 series units with MAC/OSX:

Kestrel 5 Series Troubleshooting Documents

Tutorial on how to update your Kestrel 5000 series firmware using LiNK for MAC/OSX

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Kestrel Basic (1000-3500) Instruction Manuals

Relative Humidity Calibration Kit For calibrating the following Kestrel Meters 3000, 3500, 4000, 4200, 4250, 4300, 4400, 4500, 4600

User Guide for the Kestrel 1000 , 2000 , 2500 & 2500 NV , 3000 , 3500 & 3500 NV , 3500 DT

"Load and Go!" with your Kestrel 2700 and this Quick Start guide.

User guide for the Kestrel 2700 Ballistics Weather Meter

Kestrel Basic Vane Mount Instruction Manual for 123 Series

Kestrel 5 Series Downloads

Information about the Kestrel Agricultural Line of weather meters

Recommended Modifications to Athletic Participation Based on the Heat Index

Recommended Modifications to Athletic Participation Based on the Heat Index Celsius

Version 1.31

American College of Sports Medicine - Acclimatized WBGT Guidelines on Heat illness and what to do

Kestrel Firmware Version 1.27 Update Installer for OSX. Please see included directions as this process has changed.

Kestrel Firmware Version 1.27 Update Installer for Windows

Korey Stringer Small Price of Survival Article 2016-09 Regarding Heat Stress

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wind measurement and long-range shooting, SME NVDOC1403-Wind

This program is used to transfer gun profiles to and from a Kestrel ballistics unit and Windows computer. 4500 models can use either Bluetooth or the PC Interface cradle but must have fw version 4.93. 5700 models must use the USB Transfer cable to connect. Instructions included in zip file.

sources of inaccuracy in long-range shooting

Step by step support Guide to transfer your Applied Ballistics Gun Profiles from a 4000 series Kestrel to a 5000 series Kestrel

Tips for taking accurate measurements Support tab at www.kestrelinstruments.com

How to Figure out Average Wind Direction with a Kestrel 5000 Series Unit.

The attached document in Excel will help with determining average wind direction and the use of a wind rose by using the exported CSV file. This would be pertinent to any of the 5500 models, especially important for spray drift and measurements in the protected zones.

Product Safety and Warranty Kestrel 5000 Series

New Jersey State High School Guidelines - American College of Sports Medicine - Acclimatized WBGT Guidelines on Heat illness and what to do

This document goes through what formulas are used to calculate the various measurements on the Kestrel series meters.

Kestrel 4 Series Instruction Manuals

Kestrel Communicator Software Instructions

Instruction Manual Kestrel 4000 Series Weather & Environmental Meters 4000, 4200, 4250, 4300, 4400, 4500 and 4600

Instruction Manual Kestrel Heat Stress Tracker 4400 & 4600

User Guide for the Ketsrel 4000 Portable Vane Mount

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User Guide for the 5700 Sportsman AB

Kestrel Heat Stress Trackers WBGT Reference Guide

A checklist to help troubleshoot bluetooth classic connection issues.

Kestrel 5 Series Instruction Manuals

User Guide for the Kestrel 5000, 5100 and 5200

User Guide for the Kestrel 5500 Weather Meter

Kestrel 5400 Heat Stress Tracker User Guide

Kestrel 5500 Fires Weather Pro & Kestrel 5400 Fire Weather Pro with WBGT User Guide

Kestrel 5000AG Livestock Environmental Meter & Kestrel 5400AG Cattle Leat Stress Tracker User Guide

Instructions for the use of the Kestrel LiNK App

User Guide Relative Humidity Calibration Kit For Kestrel 5 Series, 4 Series and Kestrel 3000-3500 Series (DROPs currently cannot be recalibrated)

PDF Downloadable Tips & Quick Start for the 5200 Kestrel Concrete Pro Jobsite Weather Kit.

Kestrel Vane Mount Instructions

Kestrel 5 Series Instruction Manuals (Ballistics)

Kestrel 5700 Ballistics Weather Meter and Kestrel Elite Weather Meters with Applied Ballistics User Guide

Applied Ballistics Profile Loader Version 33

The driver needed to connect your kestrel to your computer via USB.

Updating your Horus Firmware 4.93

Applied Ballistics Help Files

Getting Started With your Kestrel Ballistics Product

A 10 step guide to setup your Kestrel to work with your gun.

Get started with your Kestrel 5700 and this Easy Mode Quick Start guide.

Get started with your Kestrel 5700 Elite and this Easy Mode Quick Start guide.

DROP Data Logger Instruction Manuals

Getting Started with Kestrel DROP Wirelss Environmental Data Loggers

Kestrel 5 Series Certificates of Comformity

Kestrel 5 Series specification chart

Kestrel 5400 Heat Stress Tracker specification chart

Shows a sample of the paperwork when doing a NIST Temperature calibration on Kestrel

Shows a sample of the paperwork when doing a NIST Humidity calibration on a Kestrel

Shows a sample of the paperwork when doing a NIST Pressure calibration on a Kestrel

Shows a sample of the paperwork when doing a NIST Globe Temperature calibration on a Kestrel

Shows a sample of the paperwork when doing a NIST Wind calibration on a Kestrel

Example of the paperwork received when doing a Kestrel Tune-Up

Example of the paperwork after performing a Kestrel Temperature Factory Calibration (not NIST)

Kestrel Basic (1000-3500) Certificates of Comformity

EMC DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY 2500, 2500NV, 3500, 3500NV

EMC DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY 1000, 2000, 3000

Product Specifications Certificate of Conformity Kestrel Weather Meters Model Numbers 1000-3500

Product Specifications Certificate of Conformity Kestrel Weather Meters Model Numbers 1000-3500 with Serial #’s lower than 2262687.

Kestrel 4 Series Instruction Manuals (Ballistics)

Instruction Manual for Kestrel 4500 Shooter's Weather Meter with Horus Atrag Ballistics Software

Instruction Manual for Kestrel 4500 Shooter's Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics

Application Instructions Applied Ballistics Profile Loader (Build 050)

Upgrading Your Kestrel Shooter’s Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics to Firmware Version 4.85

Overview of the setup and use of the Kestrel 4500 Shooter's Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics

Kestrel Companion is a Android app that will communicate with Kestrel 4500 Sportsman and Applied Ballistic Bluetooth units.

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Kestrel 4 Series Troubleshooting Documents

Connecting my 4000 Series Kestrel Using Bluetooth

FAQ Connecting your Kestrel 4XXX Series to a MAC

FAQ How to update the Kestrel 4500 firmware using the NK Bootloader Program

FAQ How to update the Kestrel 4500 firmware using the NK Bootloader Program1

Connecting your Kestrel to a PC Bluetooth Tutorial

DROP Data Logger Certificates of Comformity

Kestrel DROP Wireless Environmental Data Logger specification chart

LiNK (Kestrel)

Setting up Alert Services on Kestrel LiNK Application for Multiple People

Kestrel LiNK Version 1.04.04 for OSX

Kestrel LiNK Version 1.04.04 for Windows

This tutorial will show you how to create a graph of the data that you exported from your Kestrel 5000 series or Kestrel DROP using one of the Kestrel LiNK applications.

An application that can be used to view and analyze your Kestrel data on an iOS device.

An application that can be used to view and analyze your Kestrel data on an Android device.

Download the Kestrel LiNK Ballistics app from the google play store.

An iOS application to view you Kestrel Ballistics data.

Please see the attached guidance for problems and export issus with Kestrel LiNK iOS.

This is a quick tutorial on how to send text message alerts in Kestrel LiNK instead of emails.

Model number 5000 firmware update file to 1.25

Model 5000AG (non-LiNK) firmware update file for version 1.25

Model 5000AGL firmware update file for fw revision 1.25

Model 5000L firmware update file for fw revision 1.25

Model 5400 firmware update file for fw version 1.25

Model 5400AGCL firmware update file for fw version 1.25

Model 5400CL firmware update to fw version 1.25

Model 5400FWCL firmware update file for fw revision 1.25

Model 5500 firmware update file for fw revision 1.25

Model 5500AG firmware update file for fw version 1.25

Model 5500AGL firmware update file for fw revision 1.25

Model 5500FW Firmware update file for fw version 1.25

Model 5500FWL Firmware Update file for fw version 1.25

Model 5500L Firmware update file for fw version 1.25

Model 5700A Firmware Update File for fw version 1.25

Model 5700AL Firmware Update File for fw version 1.25

Model 5700AL-R Firmware Update for fw version 1.25

Model 5700S Firmware Update File for fw version 1.25

Model 5700SL-R Firmware Update File for fw revision 1.25

Model 5700SL Firmware Update File for fw version 1.25

Kestrel 4 Series Certificates of Comformity

Certificate of Conformity (COC) Kestrel 4400 & 4600

EMC DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY 4000, 4000NV, 4100, 4200, 4250, 4300

EMC DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY 4400, 4400BT

EMC DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY 4500, 4500NV

Kestrel 4 Series Downloads

Application that allows gun profile transfers for the Kestrel 4500 Horus units.

Kestrel Horus Help Files - Connecting with Bluetooth and FAQs

Updating your Kestrel AB Firmware to 4.93 - Bluetooth and Non Bluetooth models

Updating your Kestrel Sportsman with AB Firmware to 4.93 - Bluetooth and Non Bluetooth models

Kestrel Communicator Interface Software, v 2.1.1 compatible with ALL Kestrel 4000 series models

Prolific USB to serial driver

Windows compatible PC Interface Driver For use with Kestrel 4 to connect and transfer data to a PC

Updating your Applied Ballistics Firmware 4.93

Updating your Horus Firmware to 4.93 on K4 Unit - Bluetooth and Non-Bluetooth units

Use this link to upgrade your Kestrel 4500 Bluetooth Firmware 4.93

Use this link to upgrade your Kestrel 4500 Firmware 4.93 for Non Bluetooth Units

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Kestrel 1000, 2000, 2500, 3000, 3500, 4000, 4200, 4250, 4300 Images

K5_Series_Accessories

Kestrel 5 Series Product Descriptions

Kestrel Drop Images

Kestrel Logo Files

Web Banners Graphics

Kestrel 5 Series Troubleshooting Documents

Troubleshooting Bluetooth Dongle Issues with the Kestrel 5000 Series Models and LiNK for Windows.

A quick guide to update your Kestrel LiNK Ballistics for Android firmware.

A simple guide to help you update your Firmware on your Kestrel using LiNK for Android

A simple guide to help you update your Firmware on your Kestrel using LiNK for Windows

How to transfer gun profiles from 4500 series to 5700 series

Connecting my Kestrel using Bluetooth for Windows 8

Get help connecting my Kestrel 5 series unit to my computer using a bluetooth dongle.

Picture showing the places to take measurements for square and rectangular air ducts

Air Flow Diagram

Find answers to common Bluetooth connection issues

Tutorial on how to update your Kestrel 5000 series firmware using LiNK for Windows.

Tutorial on how to update your Kestrel 5000 series firmware using LiNK for MAC/OSX

Document shows all the current Ruger guns and ammunition for the Ruger Kestrel 5700 Ballistics along with a tutorial on how to use the Ruger Gun Wizard.

Attached is a workaround to have Kestrel LiNK for Windows scale properly on High Definition monitors

This document shows how to calibrate using CAL DSF a 22 Long Rifle or other guns which do not shoot supersonic region.

This gives a method for viewing and remotely controlling the Kestrel using two mobile devices.

This diagram shows the difference in the Max Ordinate value and the Bullet Drop value found on the Kestrel 5700.

Here is a graphical guide on locating various micro-climates in a given area to help with Kestrel 5400 placement for monitoring WBGT.

Dealer

Marketing for Kestrel Heat Stress Trackers

Web Banners Graphics

Cattle Heat Stress Images

Fire Weather Photos

Kestrel 1000 Images

Kestrel 2000 Images

Kestrel 3000 Images

Kestrel 3500 DT Images

Kestrel 5000 Images

Kestrel 5100 Images

Kestrel 5200 Images

Kestrel_Sportsman_Marketing_Materials

Kestrel_2500 Images

Kestrel_3500 Images

Kestrel_5400_Images

k4400,_K4500s,_KDROP_Images

Kestrel_5500_Images

Kestrel_Elite_Images

LiNK (Kestrel Ballistics)

A simple guide to help you update your Firmware on your Kestrel using LiNK for iOS

CoxBox Boat Wiring

4+ 2 Speaker Setup

8+ 3 speaker set up

4+ 2 Speaker Set Up

8+ 3 Speaker Setup

All Wiring Setup

CoxBox single speaker lead Audio connection only.

CoxBox audio wire speaker lead plus rate sensor lead

Extension cord for Harness Module A+. Connects to a speaker and to another speaker or modular harness.

Connects a rate sensor to the Harness Module A+ to provide stroke rate.

Audio connection with one speaker lead and M connection.

SpeedCoach/StrokeCoach Downloads

SUP Training Program from Eccentric Motion System / Paddle Power Trainer Mick

Installation, Basic Operations, Setup Menu, Advanced Setup, Specifications, Menu Navigation, Memory, GPS Function and Accuracy, Workouts, Impeller Calibration, Battery Use and Charging

Mick's SUP Training Plan

NK_SUP_Training_Book_Chase

SUP Training Program from Eccentric Motion System / Paddle Power Trainer Mick

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Release notes for SpeedCoach GPS, SUP & OC (Version 2.22) - 10/15/19

Version 2.21 - 10/12/18 Fixes issue where fuel gauge was overestimating remaining battery life in certain units.

Example of exported CSV file from SpeedCoach Model 2. Does not include oarlock data.

Example SUP data that can be exported from SpeedCoach SUP Model 2 as a CSV file

Example SUP workout data that can be exported from SpeedCoach SUP Model 2 as a CSV file

Program for downloading data from the SpeedCoach Gold or SpeedCoach XL products only.

Version 2.22 - 10/15/19 Fixes issue where certain Android devices could not pair to Live Stream data with LiNK Logbook.

SpeedCoach GPS JustGo

SPC_GPS_2_Just_Go_Files_2

Example of exported CSV file from SpeedCoach Model 2. Does not include oarlock data.

SpeedCoach/StrokeCoach Instruction Manuals

SpeedCoach GPS Operations & Installation Manual

SpeedCoach GPS w/o and With Heart Rate, Installation Additional Functions, Basic Opterations, Impeller Calibration, GPS Function and Accuracy, Specifications

StrokeCoach User Manual, Installation, Operation, Backlight, Memory, Battery Replacement, Maintenance

SpeedCoach® Interface Upload Software Instructions

SpeedCoach SUP w/ and w/o Heart Rate Basic Operation and Installation Instructions

SpeedCoach Gold User Guide, Installation, Operation, Memory, Calibration, Battery Replacement, Maintenance

SpeedCoach GPS Model 2 Includes Training Pack Upgrade, Installation, Basic Operations, Setup Menu, Advanced Setup, Specifications, Menu Navigation, Memory, GPS Function and Accuracy, Workouts, Impeller Calibration, Battery Use and Charging

SpeedCoach SUP Model 2 Includes Training Pack Installation, Basic Operations, Setup Menu, Advanced Setup, Specifications, Menu Navigation, Memory, GPS Function and Accuracy, Workouts, Impeller Calibration, Battery Use and Charging

SpeedCoach XL Coach's Mount

SpeedCoach XL Instruction Manual for XL1 and XL2 Models,Workout Modes, Menu Options and Set Up, Heart Rate Sensor (XL2 Model Only)

SpeedCoach XL3 and XL4 User Guide

SpeedCoach and SpeedCoach with Heart Rate Belt Instruction Manual

StrokeCoach Instruction Manual

SpeedCoach Interface Upload Software Instructions

SpeedCoach SUP & SpeedCoach SUP with Heart Rate Belt Instruction Manual

SpeedCoach Red User Guide

SpeedCoach XL Instruction Manual for XL1 and XL2

SpeedCoach OC Model 2 Instruction Manual

SpeedCoach Interface Upload Software Instructions

This is a guide for using NK LiNK Logbook, including streaming live data, uploading data and reviewing data sessions. Now includes Team Logbook functionality!

Blue Ocean Megaphone Instruction Manuals

A guide to help you utilize all the features of your new Megaphone

Blue Ocean Megaphone Specifications

CoxBox Instruction Manuals

CoxBox Maintenance Kit

CoxBox Panel Protector Installation Instructions

CoxBox Mini Operation, Maintenance, Battery Use, Battery Charging, Battery Messages

Microphone Installation Instructions

CoxBox Mini Dial removal and cleaning instructions

CoxBox Operation, Maintenance & Troubleshooting Guide

CoxBox Instruction Manual

Specifications, tips, error codes and best practices for use with the 0105 Cox Box / Megaphone Battery

CoxBox Speaker Wiring Diagram

SpeedCoach/StrokeCoach Wiring

SpeedCoach Wiring Installation Instructions

SpeedCoach Impeller Only Wiring Installation

Goes into detail on the different harnesses and mounts that you can use with a SpeedCoach.

SpeedCoach Wiring Diagram for a Single (1x)

SpeedCoach Wiring Installation Instructions

CoxBox Troubleshooting Documents

Replacing the Stroke Rate Sensor (HD Harness, Part Number 0214)

Replacing the Stroke Rate Sensor (Legacy Harness, Part Number 0212) This part will replace the stroke rate sensor that is installed in the shell - mounted on the deck under the seat magnet.

CoxBox Wiring Harness Repair "Pigtail" (Part # 3032)

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CoxBox Customer Operation and Diagnostic Guide

Speaker_Date_Code

Testing CoxBox Wiring in an 8 with a Multimeter

Troubleshooting document for the FAQ, Why am I getting Hi Deg Errors when charging the Cox Box?

SpeedCoach/StrokeCoach Troubleshooting Documents

A quick solution to fixing a heart rate belt that is displaying erratic readings

Comparison of SpeedCoach Model 2 Units: Rowing vs SUP vs OC

Replacing the Stroke Rate Sensor (HD Harness, Part Number 0214)

Replacing the Stroke Rate Sensor (Legacy Harness, Part Number 0212)

Some guidance on sending exported FIT files to 3rd party sites.

Attached is a workaround to have NK LiNK for Windows display correctly on high definition monitors

This is a quick guide on what to look for if you changed batteries and the power no longer comes on with your SpeedCoach Red or Gold or Strokecoach.

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NK_Rowing Catalog


Model 5100 firmware update file for fw revision 1.25

Model 5100L firmware update file for fw version 1.25

Model 5200 firmware update file for fw revision 1.25

Model 5200L firmware update file for fw version 1.25

A free Excessive Heat Stress Action Planning Guide to help prevent cattle from suffering from Heat Stress.

Interval Watch Downloads

Interval_Watchware

LiNK (NKSports)

LiNK Version 1.32 for OS X

NK LiNK version 1.32 for Windows


Use the NK LiNK Logbook app to view your workout data on an iOS device.

Use the NK LiNK Logbook app to view your workout data on an Android device.

a detail listing of all changes made to the NK LiNK software

Troubleshooting help for users experiencing internet connection issues with either Live LiNK or LiNK Logbook.

This slide shows you how to change the settings in LiNK Logbook to show Impeller distance and speed instead of GPS.

Interval Watch Instruction Manuals

Interval 2000 Split + Rate Watch Instruction Manual

Interval 2000XC Split Watch Instruction Manual

Interval Watchware Software Quick Start Guide

Support Documents for all Kestrels

Replacing the Kestrel Impeller

Fine Dead Fuel Moisture and Probability of Ignition Tables

Explanation of flow lines on the back of a Kestrel 5000 Series unit.

Instructions on changing a Kestrel 4000 series battery door.

Empower Oarlock Instruction Manuals

Detailed instructions to Install, Pair, Configure and Calibrate your EmPower Oarlock.

Empower Oarlock Downloads

Representative Oarlock Values by Class and Skill Levels

Shows you which size bushing you would need for the various sweep and sculling boats out there.

Provide guidance of showing your oarlock Stroke Profile by importing CSV files into an Excel sheet. Can compare multiple rowers as well. This functionality now exists in LiNK Logbook however without any manipulation. (Comparing multiple rowers will be in LiNK Logbook by the end of 2019 by using the Team functionality.)

Provide guidance of showing your oarlock Stroke Profile by importing CSV files into an Excel sheet. Can compare multiple rowers as well. This functionality now exists in LiNK Logbook however without any manipulation. (Comparing multiple rowers will be in LiNK Logbook by the end of 2019 by using the Team functionality.)

Oarlock Template Tutorial

Troubleshooting the Pin Calibration Process - Shows common issues why swing calibration fails

EmPower Oarlock firmware version 1.01

OS X installer for EmPower Oarlock firmware version 1.01

Kestrel Basic (1000-3500) Troubleshooting Documents

If you are having issues with the Kestrel turning on after changing the battery, please see this document.

This document shows a quick guide on how to change the units for a Kestrel 2700.

This document shows why some units may not power on, especially after changing the battery.

Kestrel 5 Series 3rd Party Hardware Connection Instructions

A quick start guide to connecting a Bushnell CONX rangefinder with a Kestrel 5700 Ballistics or Elite.

A quick start guide to connecting a Sig Sauer 2400BDX with a Kestrel 5700 Ballistics or Elite LiNK unit

A quick start guide to connecting a Steiner M830r with a Kestrel 5700 Ballistics or Elite LiNK unit

A quick start guide to connecting a Terrapin X with a Kestrel 5700 Ballistics or Elite LiNK unit.

A quick start guide to connecting a Vectronix PLRF25C with a Kestrel 5700 Ballistics or Elite LiNK unit.

A quick start guide to connecting a RAPTAR-S with a Kestrel 5700 Ballistics or Elite LiNK unit.

A quick start guide to connecting a Leica Rangemaster 2800 laser rangefinder with a Kestrel 5700 Ballistics or Elite.

NK Loudspeaker Downloads

CoxBox Core and CoxBox GPS User Manual

CoxBox Core and CoxBox GPS User Manual

CoxBox Core/GPS Troubleshooting Documents

Here's how to quickly adapt your CoxBox Cup Holder to fit the CoxBox Core/GPS Unit

A graphical explanation on why charging until full will ensure the battery is balanced every time with the new CoxBox.

Specifications

Leica 2800.com Rangefinder Specs

Kestrel 5700 with Hornady 4DOF Downloads

Here is a step by step guide going through using your Kestrel 5700 with Hornady 4DOF using Ballistics Mode (not Easy mode).

Guidance on how to properly adjust your Axial Form Factor

Quick guide on connecting a Kestrel 5700 with Hornady 4DOF to the Kestrel LiNK Ballistics App

Quick tutorial on how to create and transfer gun profiles for Kestrel Hornady 5700 4DOF units

This guide covers explaining Temperature Sensitivity Coefficient and how to enter through Kestrel LiNK Ballistics app or on Kestrel itself.

Kestrel 5700 with Hornady 4DOF Instruction Manuals

WBGT Heat Stress Guidlines

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The Kestrel 2700 can only hold 1 gun profile at a time. You can store as many profiles in the Kestrel LiNK Ballistic app as you want however.

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Kestrel 5 Series Troubleshooting Documents

Attached is a workaround to have Kestrel LiNK for Windows scale properly on High Definition monitors

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We have replacement battery doors we can send you. Please see this link: Replacement Doors

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Battery life will depend on Bluetooth usage. Typical usage without using the app frequently should get 130 hours of battery life. Battery life goes down drastically when connect to the app and live streaming the wind values, especially in colder temperatures.

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LiNK (Kestrel)

This is a quick tutorial on how to send text message alerts in Kestrel LiNK instead of emails.

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Please see this guidance on changing units for the Kestrel 2700

This document shows a quick guide on how to change the units for a Kestrel 2700.

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