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Yes. With firmware update 1.35 (or higher), there are new menu options in the Bluetooth submenu. Change Conct to Device and you will see Device Connect and HUD Connect. Select HUD Connect to pair with a HUD. Press the center button to start searching for a HUD. The HUD needs to be turned on to show up. Select it when it appears after “Searching for Devices” is completed. To connect to a compatible Laser Range Finder, do the same process but select Device Connect. It should not matter in which order you choose to pair the devices. You will see two Bluetooth icons on the main firing screen when connected to both (see image)

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You will need to update your Kestrel firmware version to 1.35 (or higher) in order to use the HUD. You can update your Kestrel firmware through the Kestrel LiNK Ballistics for Android or iOS apps

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You can connect the HUD to the Kestrel LiNK Ballistics app for iOS or Android and update the firmware that way. When you connect, you will be notified that an update is available. The HUD would need to be turned on and have Bluetooth ON in order for the Ballistics app to find it and connect to it. There is no other functionality for connecting the HUD to the application except for updating firmware

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Please see this guidance on using the new Concrete Evaporation Solver (FW 1.39 or higher needed)

This document goes over the new Concrete Evaporation Solver which was added to the Kestrel 5200 with firmware version 1.39.

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