Kestrel LiNK® Ballistics

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About this app

The Kestrel LiNK® Ballistics App gives you the ability to manage key features and functions of your connected Kestrel Ballistics device to maximize convenience and boost your shooting performance.

Quickly and easily create, upload, download, and store gun profiles and access the Applied Ballistics and Hornady libraries of lab-tested bullet parameters and profiles for use in your Kestrel Ballistics Meter using the Gun Profile Manager(1). Place your Kestrel in the vane mount on a tripod (sold separately) to view solutions remotely from your shooting position on your mobile device using Single Target Mode. Create and send up to 10 custom targets to your Kestrel or export a printable range card using Target Card Mode(2).

The Kestrel LiNK Ballistics app also allows you to easily update the firmware in any LiNK-enabled Kestrel Ballistics meter or HUD so you always have the latest features and improvements.

* Kestrel 5700 Elite Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics, Kestrel 5700 with Hornady 4DOF, Kestrel 5700 Ballistics Weather Meter, 2700 Ballistics Weather Meter, and Kestrel HUD Heads Up Display

(1) Kestrel 5700 Elite Weather Meters with Applied Ballistics can access Applied Ballistics G1 & G7 BCs and AB Custom Drag Models. Kestrel 5700 and 2700 Ballistics Weather Meters can access Applied Ballistics G1 & G7 BCs. Kestrel 5700 Ballistics Weather Meters with Hornady 4DOF can access Hornady G1 & G7 BCs and Hornady Bullet Files.

(2) Target Card Mode available on Kestrel 5700 Elite Models only.
Updated on
Feb 11, 2024

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Ratings and reviews

157 reviews
Matt Goodman
July 27, 2020
Thus far the ballistic predictions are pretty close, but not dead on for my 22lr shots out past 100yds. You only seem to be able to access the MV Temp data table from the App, not the unit. You can only access the DSF table from the unit, not the App. Thus you have to save and transfer gun/bullet data in the propper order to get it to save the data and update these factors properly. Both need to be accessible from App and Unit.
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May 26, 2020
Hello Matt - You can connect a Kestrel 5700 to the Kestrel LiNK app for just viewing weather. You just can't connect to the LiNK and LiNK Ballistics app at the same time. Also on the Kestrel LiNK Ballistics app, there is a section in the Single Target screen (bottom right) that shows your current weather conditions.
Ron Gotter
October 12, 2023
after i link the 5700 elite to my phone to do the firmware update it keeps telling me i need internet.... even when connected to wifi. have tried multipul time with the same result. now the 5700 and phone drop connection and then reconnects ove and over again.
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October 16, 2023
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May 28, 2020
Update: Changed rating from 3 to 5 stars. I contacted technical support after posting my original review and they were able to find the source of the bug, updated the app, and now it works fine! Original review: The app is good for setting up the gun profile and transferring it to the device, but the compass calibration and MV calibration options do not work. Any time I select either of these, the app crashes. I haven't been able to find a way to correct this.
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May 15, 2020
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What's new

Fixed Edope card functionality
Several bug fixes