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Kestrel 5000AG Livestock Complete Weather Station (bundle)

£383.80 exVAT

£460.56 incVAT

The Kestrel 5000AG is a compact handheld device used by farmers, sheep and cattle producers, veterinary professionals and livestock handlers. This environmental meter has a variety of agricultural specific applications including assessing barn and storage ventilation effectiveness, barn climate, livestock heat stress, air speed, field microclimates, storage conditions and transportation safety.

£327.88

Kestrel 5000AG Livestock Environmental Meter

The Kestrel 5000AG is a compact handheld device used by farmers, sheep and cattle producers, veterinary professionals and livestock handlers. This environmental meter has a variety of agricultural specific applications including assessing barn and storage ventilation effectiveness, barn climate, livestock heat stress, air speed, field microclimates, storage conditions and transportation safety.

4 in stock (can be backordered)

£55.92

Kestrel 5000 Series Vane Mount & Case

Turn your Kestrel 5000 Series meter into a complete weather station with the Kestrel Rotating Vane & Mount. Combine with the Compact Collapsible Tripod for a standalone monitoring solution.

6 in stock (can be backordered)

£24.96 £0.00

Compact Collapsible Tripod

Lightweight aluminium tripod for mounting Kestrel with vane and mount (sold separately). It is equipped with a 3-way pan head, flip locks for extra sturdiness and a four section leg for adjustable height. Supplied with a convenient carry bag and manual.

59 in stock (can be backordered)

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Temperature Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
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Pressure Trend Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Altitude Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Barometric Pressure Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Relative Humidity Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Heat Index Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Dew Point Temp Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Wet Bulb Temp Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Density Altitude Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Absolute Pressure Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Exportable Data Logs Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
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Air Density Tick Tick
Humidity Ratio Tick Tick
Evaporation Rate Tick
Volume Air Flow Tick
Delta T Tick Tick Tick
Wet Bulb Globe Temp (WBGT) Tick Tick Tick
Thermal Work Limit Tick
Naturally Asp. Wet Bulb Temp Tick
Globe Temp Tick
Threshold Alerts Tick
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Wind Direction Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Crosswind Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
Headwind/Tailwind Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick Tick
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Software Downloads

Kestrel Link for Windows (v1.04.04)
Simple communication to Windows computers is provided through the optional LiNK .USB Dongle or USB Data Transfer Cable.
Download your data to view, analyze and archive. Enables firmware update of Kestrel 5 series meters.Compatible with Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10
Download:
Kestrel Link for Windows »

 

Kestrel Link for OSX/Mac OS (v1.04.04)
Transfer data from your Kestrel 5 Series device and archive on your Mac computer.
Data logs can be exported as csv files for viewing and analysis in spreadsheets.
This software also facilitates updates and upgrades to your device firmware.
Download:
Kestrel Link for OSX/Mac OS »

 

Kestrel LiNK Ballistics for Android
Wireless connection. When in range, view real-time measurements, receive on-screen alerts & download your data. Logged data can be viewed, analyzed, archived & shared via e-mail, Facebook & Twitter.
Enables firmware update of Kestrel 5 series meters.NOTE: Range up to 100′ line of sight – reduced by walls and obstructions.
Download:
Android Store »Download on Android

 

Kestrel LiNK Ballistics for iOS
Wireless connection. When in range, view real-time measurements, receive on-screen alerts and download your data. Logged data can be viewed, analyzed, archived and shared via e-mail, Facebook and Twitter. Enables firmware update of Kestrel 5 series meters.

NOTE: Range up to 100′ line of sight – reduced by walls and obstructions.

 

Download:
Apple Store »Download on Apple Store

Product Description

Kestrel 5000AG Meter Description

The Kestrel 5000AG is designed to meet the needs of livestock, agriculture and animal health professionals. Producers, growers, veterinarians, and consultants in every field of agriculture will gain vital information regarding micro-climate conditions needed to maximize performance and profitability.

When combined with the Kestrel Vane Mount and Kestrel Tripod the Kestrel 5000AG becomes a stand-alone farm environmental monitoring station as the large wind vane and precision pivot keep the Kestrel oriented into the wind for continuous measurement and logging of all key environmental parameters. With a storage capacity over 10,000 sets of time-stamped data this robust weather station can be left in place for days or weeks.

There are two versions of Kestrel 5000AG:

• With the standard Kestrel 5000AG data can be transferred using the K5000 USB Data Transfer Cable (sold separately) to a Windows/Mac device. The free of charge Kestrel LiNK App will allow you to view and hold all data as well as download into .csv format.
• The Kestrel 5000AG LiNK version has Bluetooth connectivity allowing you to transfer data wirelessly to an iOS (iPhone, iPad) device or Android smartphone or tablet when within range using the appropriate Kestrel LiNK App. You can also transfer data wirelessly to a Windows or Mac computer using the optional Kestrel Bluetooth USB Dongle (sold separately). Data can be viewed live on the App up to 100 feet away (line of sight).

When combined with the Kestrel Vane Mount and Kestrel Tripod the Kestrel 5000AG becomes a stand-alone monitoring station as the large wind vane and precision pivot keep the Kestrel oriented into the wind for continuous measurement and logging of wind speed and all other key environmental parameters.

Heat Stress Management with THI:

THI, (Temperature-Humidity Index) has been used for decades as a measure to classify heat stress risk in many livestock production and transportation operations. This measurement includes both temperature and relative humidity and is a basis for both strategic and tactical management practices which benefit animal health, productivity and well-being. The Kestrel 5000AG calculates and logs on-site THI based on user selection of either the NRC (National Research Council, 1971) or Yousef (Yousef, 1985) accepted THI calculations. Objective and accurate site-specific measurements are critical to ensuring a heat stress management strategy that is cost effective; and they’re at your fingertips with the 5000AG.

Barn / Housing Ventilation Assessments:

Regardless of the type of barn/house design all livestock require proper ventilation and air movement to maximize health, growth, and comfort. The Kestrel 5000AG provides air speed and air flow measurements to quickly quantify air movement in the vicinity of livestock, locate drafts, measure fan effectiveness and confirm duct discharge velocity. Volume air flow takes duct shape and dimensions into account and allows for accurate comparison of various locations in a system. No calculator is needed to determine airflow with the Kestrel 5000AG – a few quick menu picks and built-in averaging gives you accurate readings instantly.

Microclimate, Harvest and Storage Conditions:

Many livestock professionals also grow and store grains, hay and other feedstuffs. The Kestrel 5000AG can measure micro-climates around the farm to determine where mould and disease may be a problem, ensuring conditions are right for harvesting, drying, and storage. Leave the Kestrel 5000AG in place anywhere in the field, barn or greenhouse to get a graphical history of overnight conditions, the K5000 Vane and Mount with Kestrel Tripod create a stand-alone monitoring station.

Mil-SPEC-810G drop tested with an IP67 waterproof rating the Kestrel 5000 is designed and constructed to withstand the harsh working environment it will encounter on farms. The unit comes with a five-year warranty and certificate of conformity as standard.

Additional information

Functions:

Current Wind Speed, Max Wind Gust, Avg Wind Speed, Temperature, Lanyard, Wind Chill, Backlit Display, Clock, Pressure Trend, Altitude, Barometric Pressure, Relative Humidity, Heat Index, Dew Point Temp, Wet Bulb Temp, Density Altitude, Volume Air Flow, Temperature Humidity Index (THI), Waterproof

Kestrel 5000AG Features

• Large easily read high resolution, high contrast display with backlight
• Time & Date
• Customize screens to display user-selected measurements
• Graph & recall trends
• Min, Max & Average values
• Automatically store measurements, when powered on or off
• Manually store measurements with the press of a button
• Customizable data storage – 10,000 data points
• Data charting
• Optional LiNK connectivity powered by Bluetooth® low energy provides wireless communication to mobile devices and computers
• Data upload to iOS & Android phones & tablets
• Data upload to Windows or Mac computers with optional USB Data Cable
• Data upload to Windows & Mac computers via wireless Bluetooth (LiNK Enabled Meters only with the optional Kestrel Dongle)
• Standard user-replaceable AA Lithium Battery (Average Life 400 Hours)
• Drop tested to MIL-STD-810G standards (10 drops from 4′)
• Waterproof and dustproof (sealed to IP67 standards – 30′ submersion to 3′)
• Certificate of Conformity
• Neck Lanyard
• Patented Impeller and Sensor Technology (user-replaceable)
• Impeller cover allows use of other functions whilst protecting the impeller
• Waterproof & Floats
• Languages: English, French, Spanish, German & Italian
• 5 Year Warranty

Sensor Accuracy (+/-) Resolution Specification Range Notes
Wind Speed | Air Flow Larger of 3% of reading, least significant digit or 20 ft/min 0.1 m/s
1 ft/min
0.1 km/h
0.1 mph
0.1 knots
1 B*
0.1 F/S*
0.6 to 40.0 m/s
118 to 7,874 ft/min
2.2 to 144.0 km/h
1.3 to 89.5 mph
1.2 to 77.8 knots
0 to 12 B*
2-131.2*
1 inch|25 mm diameter impeller with precision axle and low-friction Zytel® bearings. Startup speed stated as lower limit, readings may be taken down to 0.4 m/s | 79 ft/min| 1.5 km/h | .9 mph | .8 kt after impeller startup. Off-axis accuracy -1% @ 5° off-axis; -2% @ 10°; -3% @ 15°. Calibration drift < 1% after 100 hours use at 16 MPH | 7 m/s. Replacement impeller (NK PN-0801) field installs without tools (US Patent 5,783,753). Wind speed calibration and testing should be done with triangle on impeller located at the top front face of the Kestrel. Measuring wind speeds above 60 m/s / 134.2 mph can damage the impeller.
*F/S only in Ballistics units. Beaufort not available in Ballistics units.
Ambient Temperature 0.9 °F
0.5 °C
0.1 °F
0.1 °C
-20.0 to 158.0 °F
-29.0 to 70.0 °C
Airflow of 2.2 mph|1 m/s or greater provides fastest response and reduction of insolation effect. For greatest accuracy, avoid direct sunlight on the temperature sensor and prolonged sunlight exposure to the unit in low airflow conditions. Calibration drift is negligible for the life of the product. For further details, see Display & Battery Operational Temperature Limits
Relative Humidity ±2%RH 0.1 %RH 10 to 90% 25°C non-condensing To achieve stated accuracy, unit must be permitted to equilibrate to external temperature when exposed to large, rapid temperature changes and be kept out of direct sunlight. Calibration drift is typically less than ±0.25% per year.
Pressure ±1.5 mbar at 25°C, 700-1100 mbar/ ±0.044inHg at 77°F 20.67-32.48 inHg/
±0.022 PSI 10.15-15.95 PS
0.01 inHg
0.1 hPa|mbar
0.01 PSI
25°C/77°F,
700-1100 mbar/20.67-32.48 inHg/10.15-15.95 PSI
Monolithic silicon piezoresistive pressure sensor with second-order temperature correction. Between 1100–1200 mbar, unit will operate with reduced accuracy. Sensor may not operate above 1200 mbar and can be damaged above 6,000 mbar or below 10 mbar. Calibration drift is negligible for the life of the product.

 

Calculated Measurements

Measurement Accuracy (+/-) Resolution Sensors Deployed
Air Density 0.0002 lb/ft3
0.0033 kg/m3
0.001 lbs/ft3
0.001 kg/m3
Temperature Relative
Humidity Pressure
Air Flow 6.71% 1 cfm
1 m3/hr
1 m3/m
0.1m3/s
1 L/s
Air Flow
User Input (Duct Shape & Size)
Altitude typical: 23.6 ft/7.2 m – 50 to 1100 mBar
max: 48.2 ft/14.7 m – 300 to 750 mBar
1 ft
1 m
Pressure
User Input (Reference Pressure)
Barometric Pressure 0.07 inHg
2.4 hPa|mbar
0.03 PSI
0.01 inHg
0.1 hPa|mbar
0.01 PSI
Pressure
User Input (Reference Altitude)
Density Altitude 226 ft
69 m
1 ft
1 m
Temperature Relative
Humidity Pressure
Dew Point 3.4 °F
1.9 °C
15-95% RH. Refer to Range for Temperature Sensor
0.1 °F
0.1 °C
Temperature Relative
Humidity
Evaporation Rate 0.01 lb/ft2/hr
0.06 kg/m2/hr
0.01 b/ft2/hr
0.01 kg/m2/hr
Wind Speed Temperature Relative Humidity Pressure User Input (Concrete Temperature)
Heat Index 7.1°F
4.0°C
0.1 °F
0.1 °C
Temperature Relative Humidity
Moisture Content | Humidity Ratio (“Grains”) .3gpp
.4g/kg
0.1 gpp
0.01 g/kg
Temperature Relative Humidity Pressure
Relative Air Density 0.3% 0.1% Temperature Relative Humidity Pressure
Wet Bulb Temperature – Psychrometric 3.2 °F
1.8 °C
0.1 °F
0.1 °C
Temperature Relative Humidity Pressure
Wind Chill 1.6 °F
0.9 °C
0.1 °F
0.1 °C
Wind Speed Temperature

 

Additional Product Info

Display & Backlight Multifunction, multi-digit monochrome dot-matrix display. Choice of white or red LED backlight.
Response Time & Display Update Display updates every 1 second. After exposure to large environmental changes, all sensors require an equilibration period to reach stated accuracy. Measurements employing RH may require longer periods particularly after prolonged exposure to very high or very low humidity.
Data Storage & Graphical Display, Min/Max/Avg History Logged history stored and displayed for every measured value. Manual and auto data storage. Min/Max/Avg history may be reset independently. Auto-store interval settable from 2 seconds to 12 hours, overwrite on or off. Logs even when display off except for 2 and 5 second intervals. Kestrel 5 series units hold over 10,000 data points.
Data Upload & Bluetooth® Data Connect Option Wireless range up to 100ft. Connection requires optional USB data transfer cable or Kestrel Link Dongle or Kestrel LiNK app. Employs Kestrel Link protocol for data transmission with Link supported devices. (Kestrel LiNK for iOS/Android, Kestrel Link for PC/MAC).
Clock / Calendar Real-time hours:minutes:seconds clock, calendar, automatic leap-year adjustment.
Auto Shutdown User-selectable – Off, 15-60 minutes with no key presses.
Languages English, French, German, Spanish.
Certifications CE certified, RoHS and WEEE compliant. Individually tested to NIST-traceable standards.
Origin Designed and manufactured in the USA from US and imported components. Complies with Regional Value Content and Tariff Code Transformation requirements for NAFTA Preference Criterion B.
Battery Life AA Lithium, included. Up to 400 hours of use, reduced by backlight or Bluetooth radio transmission use.
Shock Resistance MIL-STD-810g, Transit Shock, Method 516.5 Procedure IV; unit only; impact may damage replaceable impeller.
Sealing Waterproof (IP67 and NEMA-6)
Display & Battery Operational Temperature Limits 14° F to 131° F | -10 °C to 55 °C Measurements may be taken beyond the limits of the operational temperature range of the display and batteries by maintaining the unit within the operational range and then exposing it to the more extreme environment for the minimum time necessary to take reading
Storage Temperature -22.0 °F to 140.0 °F | -30.0 °C to 60.0 °C.
Size & Weight 5.0 x 1.9 x 1.1 in / 12.7 x 4.5 x 2.8 cm, 4.3 oz / 121 g. (Lithium battery included)

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Data Sheets
Download PDF Kestrel 5000 – Quick Start Guide

 

User Guide
Download PDF Agriculture Product Line – User Guide

 

Specification & Certificate of Conformity
Download PDF Kestrel 5000 Series – Specification & Certificate of Conformity
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