Media Resources

Applied Ballistics Media Resources is a collection of Guides, and documents to help you in the use of our products.

This system is broken down in to Guides, PDF Documents, and Video Instructions. Click on the image to be directed to the appropriate page.

 

User Guides:

*click on the app image to be directed to that software’s user guide*

 

 

 

 

AB Mobile

Android & iOS Compatible

 

 

AB Tac

Android Only

 

 

 

 

AB Analytics

PC/Mac Compatible

 

Instructions to Install AB Analytics on a Mac:

AB Analytics Mac Installation PDF

 

 

Kestrel LiNK Ballistics

Android & iOS Compatible

K5000 Series with LiNK Only

 

 

 

 

 

AB Profile Loader

PC Only

Kestrel 5 Elite/Sportsman & 4500 Series

 

 

AB Toolbox

Android Only

 

 

 

 

nVisti Companion Pro

Android Only

K4500 Series with Bluetooth only

 

 

Kestrel Companion

Android Only

K4500 Series with Bluetooth Only

 

 

 

 

Kestrel LiNK

Android & iOS Compatible

K5000 Series with LiNK and Drop 1/2/3 Only

 

 

 

 

 

 

App & Software PDF Files:

AB Tac

AB Tac User Manual PDF

 

 

AB Analytics

AB Analytics User Manual PDF 

 

 

 

 

nVisti Companion Pro

nVisti Companion Pro Manual PDF

 

 

Kestrel LiNK Ballistics

Kestrel LiNK Ballistics Manual PDF

 

 

 

 

Kestrel 5 AB Setup and Use by Accuracy 1st DG

Accuracy 1st Kestrel User Guide

 

 

Kestrel 4500 AB Setup and Use by Accuracy 1st DG

Accuracy 1st Kestrel User Guide

 

 

 

 

Kestrel 4500 Bluetooth

Troubleshooting Guide

Kestrel 4500 Bluetooth Help PDF

 

 

Applied Ballistics Profile Loader ver. 42

AB Profile Loader ver 42 Guide

 

 

App & Software Download Locations:

AB Tac Android - $125

Doc.beech@appliedballisticsllc.com

 

 

AB Analytics PC & Mac -  $200

AB Analytics

 

 

 

 

AB Mobile Android - $29.99

Applied Ballistics Android

 

 

AB Mobile iOS - $29.99

Applied Ballistics iOS

 

 

 

 

Kestrel 5700 Series with LiNK Compatible Only

Kestrel LiNK Ballistics Android - Free

Kestrel LiNK Ballistics Android

 

 

Kestrel LiNK Ballistics iOS - Free

Kestrel LiNK Ballistics iOS

 

 

 

 

Kestrel 5000 Series & Kestrel Drop 1/2/3 Compatible Only

Kestrel LiNK Android - Free

Kestrel LiNK Android

 

 

Kestrel LiNK iOS - Free

Kestrel LiNK iOS

 

 

 

 

Kestrel 4500 Series Compatible Only

nVisti Companion Pro Android – 9$

nVisti Companion Pro Android

 

 

Kestrel Companion Android - Free

Kestrel Companion

 

 

 

 

Kestrel 5700 Elite/Sportsman and Kestrel 4500 AB/Sportsman Compatible Only

AB Profile Loader – Free

AB Profile Loader Ver 42

 

 

 

 

 

 

Educational Resources Related to Operating Ballistics Software/Apps:

How Ballistics Programs Work

How Ballistics Programs Work PDF

 

 

Tall Target Test

Tall Target Test PDF

 

 

 

 

Ballistic Calibration

Ballistic Calibration PDF

 

 

Bullet Pointing

Bullet Pointing PDF

 

 

 

Articles & Educational Information:

How Ballistics Programs Work

How Ballistics Programs Work PDF

 

 

Practical Ballistics

Practical Ballistics PDF

 

 

 

 

BC Testing

BC Testing Article PDF

 

 

Understanding Winds Influence

Understanding the Winds Influence PDF

 

 

 

 

Epicyclic Swerve

Epicyclic Swerve Article PDF

 

 

Gyroscopic Spin (Drift) and Coriolis Effect

Gyroscopic Spin and Coriolis Effect PDF

 

 

 

 

Understanding Long Range Bullets Part 1:

The Nature of Scale

Understanding Long Range Bullets Pt 1 PDF

 

 

Understanding Long Range Bullets Part 2:

Practical Considerations and Decision Making

Understanding Long Range Bullets PT 2

 

 

 

 

Maximum Effective Range of Small Arms

Maximum Effective Range of Small Arms PDF

 

 

Extending the Maximum Effective Range of Small Arms

Extending the Maximum Range of Small Arms PDF

 

 

 

 

What’s Wrong with the 30 Cal

What’s Wrong with the 30 Cal

 

 

Chronograph Performance Review

Chronograph Performance Review PDF

 

 

 

 

Magazine COAL

Magazine COAL Approximate Internal Dimensions

 

 

Getting the Best Precision from Bullets

Getting Precision from your Bullets

 

 

 

 

Using Weapon Employment Zone (WEZ) Analysis

Using WEZ Analysis PDF

 

 

WEZ Analysis

Weapon Employment Zone Analysis PDF

 

 

 

 

Effects of C.O.A.L. Part 1

Effects of COAL Pt 1

 

 

Effects of C.O.A.L. Part 2

Effects of COAL Pt 2

 

 

 

 

Twist Rate Calculator

Twist Rate Calculator

 

 

Applied Ballistics Online Calculator

AB Online Free Calculator

 

 

 

 

Applied Ballistics YouTube Channel

Applied Ballistics YouTube

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kestrel User Guides:

Click on the Device Image to be directed to its User Manual

*You can download/save/print these PDF files*

 

Kestrel 5 Elite/Sportsman

 

Kestrel 4500 Applied Ballistics

 

 

 

Kestrel 4500 Sportsman

 

Kestrel Drop Manual

 

 

 

 

Kestrel Comparison Guide

Kestrel Comparison Guide PDF

 

Kestrel Software & Firmware:

Applied Ballistics Profile Loader

Compatible with K5 Elite/Sportsman & K4500 Series for PC Only

(Version 42)

Profile Loader Ver 42 PC

 

Kestrel 5000 Series Elite/Sportsman

These applications are not compatible with the Kestrel 4500 series units.

This is the software used to update the Firmware on your Kestrel Elite/Sportsman

 

Kestrel LiNK for PC

Compatible with K5000 Series and PC Only

Requires Use of Wireless LiNK Dongle or Cable

*Required to update Firmware and Upgrade from Sportsman to Elite on the Kestrel 5000 Series*

Kestrel LiNK for PC Program

 

 

Kestrel LiNK for Mac

Compatible with K5000 Series and Mac Only

Requires Use of Wireless LiNK Dongle or Cable

*Required to update Firmware and Upgrade from Sportsman to Elite on the Kestrel 5000 Series*

Coming Soon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kestrel 5 AB Setup and Use by Accuracy 1st DG

Accuracy 1st Kestrel User Guide

 

Kestrel 4500 Series Applied Ballistics or Sportsman

These applications are not compatible with the Kestrel 5000 series units.

This is the software used to update the Firmware on your Kestrel 4500 Series

 

Kestrel 4500 Applied Ballistics Firmware Update

Compatible with K4500 AB and PC Only

(Version 4.93)

Kestrel 4500 Applied Ballistics Firmware ZIP

 

 

Kestrel 4500 Sportsman Firmware Update

Compatible with K4500 Sportsman and PC Only

(Version 4.93)

Kestrel 4500 Sportsman Firmware Update ZIP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kestrel 4500 AB Setup and Use by Accuracy 1st DG

Accuracy 1st Kestrel User Guide

 

Nielsen-Kellerman Kestrel Support Page – Downloads/Documents/Help Files

 

 

 

Video Guides:

AB Analytics

 

 

Kestrel LiNK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Links:

Applied Ballistics Homepage

www.appliedballisticsllc.com

 

 

Applied Ballistics Store

store.appliedballisticsllc.com

 

 

 

 

Applied Ballistics – Ballistics Calculator Online

www.appliedballisticsllc.com/ballistics

 

 

Applied Ballistics Ammunition

Applied Ballistics Munitions

 

 

 

 

nVisti Tactical Innovation

http://www.nvisti.com

 

 

Accuracy 1st Development Group

www.accuracy1stdg.com

 

 

 

 

 Nielsen-Kellerman

www.nkhome.com

 

 

Berger Bullets

http://www.bergerbullets.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forums & Social Media:

*Applied Ballistics Hosts Forum Sections, and provides valuable information in these locations*

These forum resources can be found here:

 Applied Ballistics Facebook Page

http://www.facebook.com/AppliedBallisticsLLC

 

 

Long Range Hunting Magazine

Long Range Hunting – Ballistics Forum

 

 

 

 

Accurate Shooter

Accurate Shooter – Ballistics Forum

 

 

Snipers Hide

Snipers Hide – Ballistics Section

 

 

 

 

Gun District

https://gundistrict.com/AppliedBallisticsLLC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All resources and documents found on this page are the sole property of the respective companies. These are only for private use, and any commercial, or public use of this information must have written permission from the respective companies. This includes the Ballistic Library, G1/G7 BC data from the Applied Ballistics Laboratory, Information, Images, and Screenshots found in these resources. All Rights Reserved Applied Ballistics.