Many Kestrel users need to know everything that the weather is doing, but don’t need to log the data. We developed the Kestrel 3500 just for them. It provides comprehensive environmental data on nine different measurements with the simplicity of the Kestrel 1000. Simply turn it on and scroll left and right to see exactly what the environment is doing. When you’re done, slip on the hardcover and your Kestrel 3500 Pocket Wind Meter is just about indestructible.
While the weather can dictate the comfort level of individuals working or playing outside, it plays an even bigger part in many professionals’ jobs. Irrigation professionals use the Kestrel 3500 to ensure they are irrigating efficiently and the water they are dispersing is actually hitting their intended target, and not evaporating or blowing away. And on construction sites, Kestrel users are preventing plastic shrinkage cracks and curing concrete more effectively with their Kestrel 3500
Kestrel 3500NV includes the NV (night vision) configuration:
Military personnel and pilots flying in darkness are often concerned with preserving their night vision. Due to overwhelming demand from our military customers, the Kestrel NV line was added in 2005.
The Kestrel 3500NV has a night-vision preserving backlight which helps users to sustain natural night vision. The NV's backlight incorporates an optical filter to reduce overall brightness and minimize blue and green spectrum light to preserve night vision. Additionally, NV backlights are also much dimmer than a standard backlight, making it more difficult to detect with the naked eye in night operations. This backlight appears soft greyish pink, not red, and is still in the visible spectrum, so is not compatible with night-vision equipment.
It takes 30 to 45 minutes for the average eye to adapt to darkness and maximize night vision. Even a short burst of white, yellow, green or blue light “ bleach out” the rod cell photoreceptors in the eye and causes night blindness until the entire adaptation process can take place again. Light in the red spectrum does not cause this “bleaching out”, preventing night blindness and night vision fatigue
Kestrel 3500 Measures:
Heat stress index
Wet bulb temperature
Air, water, and snow temperature
Current wind speed
Average wind speed
Maximum wind gust
Kestrel 3500 Features
Waterproof and floats
Large easy-to-read display with backlight
Data hold function
High precision pressure sensor
Quick response, external thermistor
Forecast weather with pressure trend indicator
Humidity sensor can be recalibrated in the field with our Relative Humidity Calibration Kit.
Innovative, thermally adjusted humidity sensor designed for stability and accuracy in abrupt condition changes
Patented user-replaceable impeller
Reliable, portable and easy to use
Protective cover with sure-grip overmolding
All instruments and accessories are completely assembled in the USA
Kestrel 3500 Includes
Soft carry pouch
Batteries – 2 AAA
Kestrel Certificate of Conformity