By Jim Clary
The Clarys review the Kestrel 5700 Sportsman Weather Meter.
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The 5700 Weather Meter measures, calculates and displays in real time and stores in memory fourteen different environmental parameters. It features a hi-res and hi-contrast display that is easily read under even bright sunlight, but with a backlit screen for nighttime use.
The K5700 is designed to operate in hostile environments. The unit is drop tested to MIL-STD-810G standards (It must be rustproof and survive drops of over eight feet onto a rough concrete surface with no damage to the case or internal components) and waterproof, sealed to IP67 standards (capable of withstanding water immersion at a depth of one meter for 30 minutes without penetration).
Add in the optional Kestrel Weather Vane which attaches to just about any tripod on the market, and you have your weather station in the field.
The optional LiNK connectivity, powered by Bluetooth, not only provides connection to your smartphone, but also to your computer (via optional Kestrel LiNK Dongle or USB Data Transfer Cable).
However, the best part of the K5700 is the Advanced Ballistics software on the device. There are more ballistics programs on …Read the Rest