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Kestrel Ballistics 5 Series Manuals, Downloads, and Troubleshooting Documents

Kestrel Ballistics 5 Series Instruction Manuals

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

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


Kestrel Ballistics 5 Series Downloads

This tutorial will show you how you can now change DOF and have your Wind Direction change. This setting can be found in all 5700s with firmware version 1.41 (or higher).

A quick diagram of how to measure bullet length

This is a quick guide that shows you how to use the Accuracy 1st menu options for the Kestrel 5700 Elite (fw 1.35 or higher needed)

sources of inaccuracy in long-range shooting

Firmware 1.35 add maximum point blank range for the Kestrel 5700 Elite models, this document explains what exactly this feature does.

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


Kestrel Ballistics 5 Series Troubleshooting Documents

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.

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

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

How to transfer gun profiles from 4500 series to 5700 series

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


Kestrel 5 Series Certificates of Comformity

Kestrel 5 Series specification chart

Kestrel 5400 Heat Stress Tracker specification chart

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

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

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