The following generation of weather monitoring is the here with the Kestrel 5500 Weather Meter – Brand New for 2015! As with it is predecessor (Kestrel 4500), the Kestrel 5500 measures each environmental condition plus wind direction, crosswind and headwind/tailwind. Use it golfing, sailing, flying, spraying, shooting and more. Drop-proof, dust-proof, water resistant and in a position to resist extreme environments, your Kestrel weather meter travels with you anywhere you dare to move. The Kestrel 5500 has a larger, higher-resolution and contrast built-in dual color backlit display, constructed from extra-strong polycarbonate lens for improved font readability. Like all Kestrel meters, the Kestrel 5500 is drop-proof, dust-proof, water resistant and in a position to resist harsh environments without damage – so it may so it may work or play as hard as you do, wherever you do. Along with measuring the present environmental conditions, the Kestrel 5500 tracks and logs over 10,000 sets of time-stamped data. Your data log will also be transferred to a PC/MAC with the water resistant USB data transfer cable (To be had one after the other in our Weather Republic eBay store). The real versatility of the Kestrel 5500 becomes apparent with the addition of the Kestrel Vane Mount. This precision-engineered accessory securely mounts the Kestrel 5500 to any tripod or other ¼-20 fitted bracket. Once mounted, the Kestrel 5500 becomes a full-featured weather station. Vane mount one after the other in our Weather Republic eBay store.What’s New within the Kestrel 5500: Features Benefits USB Data Transfer Cable (To be had in our Weather Republic eBay store) Low profile, lightweight, water resistant cable provides stressed connectivity to Windows and Mac computers for fast data uploads and firmware updates. Sleek, rugged tripod vane mount Small, Safe, robust vane mount turns any Kestrel 5 Series meter into a portable weather station that is still oriented into the wind. (Included in some models where noted, differently sold as optional accessory.) Large, high contrast screen Easily readable text in almost any setting, including bright sunlight, with more visible information at the screen always. This high-resolution display is easy at the eyes, allowing you to get more information from customizable user screens, charting and graphing options. Dual color backlight Toggle backlight color between standard white and night-vision-preserving red (NV). The red NV backlight features an optical wavelength selected to lend a hand users sustain natural night vision and reduced brightness to steer clear of detection right through night maneuvers. Safe battery door Large, O-ring sealed door provides easy, tool-free battery get admission to. Scratch and breakage-resistant window Rigid, polycarbonate lens with scratch-coating protects the display from damage. Corrosion-resistant battery compartment Battery is isolated from electronics, reducing damage within the event of a battery leak. Intuitive user-interface Icon-based navigation, intuitive keypad, and a couple of languages make the Kestrel a breeze to make use of. Measurements: AltitudeBarometric PressureCrosswindDensity AltitudeDew Point TemperatureDirection (Wind Direction and Orientation)Headwind / TailwindHeat Stress IndexRelative HumidityStation Pressure (Absolute Pressure)TemperatureWet Bulb Temperature (Psychrometric)Wind ChillWind Speed Works with Compatible Apps: Kestrel LiNK for Windows & Mac Kestrel LiNK for WindowsKestrel LiNK for Mac (Coming Soon) Simple communication to Windows and Mac computers is provided in the course of the optional USB Data Transfer Cable (To be had in out Weather Republic eBay store).Includes: Neck Lanyard, AA Lithium Battery (Average Life 400 Hours), Protective Drawstring Pouch, Certificate of Conformity (with complete specifications), Instruction Manual, Five Year Warranty Made in the us!