Kestrel Instruments Support & FAQs

Tag : bluetooth

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Support Documents for all Kestrels

Find answers to common Bluetooth connection issues

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Kestrel 5700 with Hornady 4DOF Downloads

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

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

Support Documents for all Kestrels

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:

Support Documents for all Kestrels

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

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Kestrel 5 Series Troubleshooting Documents

Attached is a guide to help connecting to Kestrel LiNK for Android if you device is not showing up on the list of available devices.

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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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Make sure Bluetooth® is turned ON on your phone. On the Kestrel, go to the Main Menu->Bluetooth and turn it ON. Press the center button while Bluetooth is highlighted and check to ensure that Conct is set to PC/Mobile and it shows Available. Next go to the application that you are connecting with on your phone and select the Kestrel as the device you would like to connect with. Please note: if you do not find the Kestrel on your phone’s “standard” Bluetooth connection screen, that does not mean that the Kestrel is not working properly. Please first go to the application and try to connect through the application. The Kestrel should connect.

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No. The Kestrel 2700 only works with the Kestrel LiNK Ballistics application.

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No, the Kestrel 2700 can only connect with the Kestrel LiNK Ballistics application and will not connect with any other accessories.

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The Kestrel 2700 will power off after 45 minutes of inactivity however this does not apply when connected via Bluetooth to the Kestrel LiNK Ballistics app

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Please see our guide for this Bluetooth issue:

Kestrel 5 Series Troubleshooting Documents

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

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