Kestrel Instruments Support & FAQs

Tag : setup

For overall setting up profiles and using the Kestrel please see the following document:

Kestrel Ballistics 5 Series Instruction Manuals

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

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Any of the LiNK Ballistics applications will allow you to transfer gun profiles to your Kestrel. So Kestrel LiNK Ballistics for iOS or Kestrel LiNK Ballistics for Android will allow you to use a mobile device to transfer gun profiles but you would need to have the LiNK (i.e., Bluetooth) model. If you are using a Windows computer, you can use the Applied Ballistic Profile Loader (Version 42 or higher).

NOTE : Please be aware that currently the Applied Ballistics Profile Loader cannot be used with Bluetooth for Kestrel 5700 devices; therefore you will need to purchase the USB Transfer cable to transfer files with a Windows PC.

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Unfortunately we do not have a ballistics application that runs on a MAC.

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View this informative video, for connecting Bushnell CONX to Kestrel. NOTE:  If you are holding down the laser button on the rangefinder, the rangefinder will ignore any commands from the Kestrel. You will need to release the button on the rangefinder in order for the two devices to communicate.

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Here is comprehensive overview courtesy of Todd Hodnett:


Kestrel 4 Series Instruction Manuals (Ballistics)

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

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