Tag : setup
This video series will walk you through setting up your Kestrel Ballistics meter. If you still have any questions or issues, please contact The Kestrel Support team.
How to #1: Install the Battery
In this tutorial, we go over how to install the battery and get your new Kestrel ballistics meter up and running
How to #2: Callibrate the Compass
Calibrating the compass is easy to do, as shown in this video.
How to #3: Set Latitude
How to set the latitude to your current location.
How to #4: Create a Gun Profile
How to create a gun profile on your Kestrel Ballistics meter.
How to #5: Capture Target Info
Here, we demonstrate how to capture target info.
How to #6: Capture Environmental Data
Capturing environmental data is what a Kestrel meter does best. Here is how you do it.
How to #7: Vane Mount Applications
In this video, you learn how to assemble the vane mount and how the vane mount enhances your Kestrel Ballistics meter.
How to #8: Calibrate Muzzle Velocity and DSF
How to calibrate muzzle velocity and drop scale factor (DSF).
How to #9: Advanced Features
Find out about some of the advanced features in a Kestrel Ballistics meter.
The two links below will provide you will all the details you need to get started using your Kestrel Ballistics meter.
- A step-by-step Guide to Getting Started Using Your Kestrel
- Getting started with a Kestrel Ballistics meter Video Series
For overall setting up profiles and using the Kestrel please see the following document:... Read more
Any of the LiNK Ballistics applications will allow you to transfer gun profiles to your Kestrel. So LiNK Ballistics for iOS or 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.... Read more
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.... Read more