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Nielsen-Kellerman Launches Kestrel 5 Series Meters


November 11, 2015 (Boothwyn, Pa.) Nielsen-Kellerman (NK), the leader in rugged environmental and sports performance instruments, launches its line of Kestrel 5 Series meters. The Kestrel 5 Series meters communicate wirelessly with mobile devices via Bluetooth for immediate and accurate weather data that can be used by professionals and amateurs alike in a wide variety of fields.

“The uses for our new 5 Series meters are endless. We included features for everyone from coaches who need to monitor humidity and heat stress index on the playing field, to hunters who want barometric pressure and wind speed, to firefighters who depend on accurate dew point and relative humidity readings for their safety,” says Alix James, NK CEO. “The immediate and historical data the Kestrel 5 Series meters deliver can be used in critical decision-making to improve performance and help ensure safety.”

The Kestrel 5 Series includes several industry-specific models. Product conception for the Kestrel 5400 Heat Stress Tracker was built around many of the well-established heat stress guidelines for military, athletics and occupational safety. Special LED beacons and warning buzzers on the Kestrel 5400 Heat Stress Trackers will help athletes, military personnel and workers stay safe in hot, humid conditions. The Applied Ballistics models gives shooters unparalleled accuracy by combining accurate measurement of critical environmental factors with an advanced ballistics solver. 

All of the Kestrel 5 Series meters are drop-tested, waterproof and dust-proof and rugged. They use AA batteries and are backed by NK's industry-leading five-year warranty. Each unit is easy to navigate and packs plenty of functionality into a small, portable package that feels great in your hand.


About Nielsen-Kellerman
Nielsen-Kellerman Company designs, manufactures and distributes rugged, waterproof environmental and sports performance instruments for active lifestyles and technical applications, including Kestrel Weather & Environmental Meters, NK Electronics for Rowing and Paddling, and Blue Ocean Rugged Megaphones & PA Systems. http://www.nkhome.com