Compare All Kestrel Instruments

Kestrel 1000-3550 Basic Meters:

Great for real-time readings. Most have a backlit screen. They use the same sensors as the 5000-5700 meters just without the data logging ability. The Kestrel Basic Meters use a single CR2032 Lithium button style battery and have an auto  shutoff.

Kestrel 5000-5500 Advanced Meters:

Great for data logging or real-time viewing of environmental conditions. The Kestrel 5 series meters have a user selectable standard or Night Vision (NV) Preserving backlight. The screen is larger than the Basic Meters. These Meters use a single AA Battery (Lithium Recommended), 1 included. The battery compartment is separated from the rest of the Meter to help protect against battery leakage. They can be used in conjunction with the Kestrel LiNK app for Windows or MAC. The LiNK enabled Meters use Bluetooth Low Energy to allow for wireless transfer of data to a smartphone (Android, iOS) using the Kestrel LiNK app. All Kestrel 5 Series Meters can transfer data to a Mac or Windows PC using the Kestrel USB Data Transfer Cable or the LiNK enabled models using the Kestrel USB Dongle as well. The Dongle is not required for the LiNK enabled Meters to transfer data to a smartphone. 

Kestrel D1-D3 Drops:

The Kestrel DROP is a great instrument for taking readings to be downloaded at a later time using the Kestrel LiNK app for your iOS or Android smartphone. Once downloaded to the Kestrel LiNK app, the data can easily be transferred by email as a CSV file with a push of a button in the Kestrel LiNK app. Real-time readings are also possible with the Kestrel LiNK app. The DROP gets it's name from the way it was intended to be used. The DROP can be left to gather data, then downloaded at a later time when within Bluetooth range. As with all Kestrel Instruments, the DROPS are waterproof (IP67 standard can be submersed in 1M of water for 30 minutes) and drop-tested to MIL-STD-810G. waterproof (IP67 standard can be submersed in 1M of water for 30 minutes) and drop-tested to MIL-STD-810G. Users can also select threshold alarms in the Kestrel LiNK app.

Kestrel Fire Weather Meters:

Designed for firefighters where knowing the conditions at the scene are super critical. Forest fires create their own micro-climate which can be as different as night and day from a weather station just down the road. Choose from Meters which calculate critical readings like Probability of Ignition (PIG) to Fine Dead Fuel Moisture (FDFM) or more basic Meters which will give you, humidity, temperature, wind speed, humidity. No need for a less accurate Sling Psychrometer.

Kestrel Heat Stress Meters:

Accurate Heat Stress Management is critical in saving lives. Whether it is in the workplace, manufacturing, military or sports, the Kestrel Heat Stress Meters with waterless WBGT will help you make the right decisions to prevent heat related illness or death. The 5400 Meters also include a warning sound and bright red flashing light when the threshold you set has been met.

Kestrel Agriculture and Live Stock Meters:

No need to guess when are the optimal crop spraying conditions with the Kestrel AG Meters with Deta T. Keep your livestock safe from heat stress using the Kestrel 5400AG. The Kestrel 5000AG and 5500AG meters are must haves for monitoring air speed, moisture readings, ventilation effectiveness, barn storage and transportation conditions.