Heat Stress / Water Temp / Triathlons and Kestrel

Triathlons and Kestrel Kestrel Meters are a great handheld meter for all triathlons.  Checking heat stress as well as checking the water temperature to determine if a wetsuit allowed.  All Kestrel Meters that have the ability to measure temperature, can check water temperature. It's not meant to go deep or withstand deep sea pressure, but an arms length depth is perfectly safe to use a Kestrel. The ideal meter is the Kestrel 5400 as seen set up on a tripod at many triathlon events.   Professional and Age Group wetsuit cut-off temperatures: Wetsuits are allowed to be worn for Professional...

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Dog Truck Monitored with Kestrel DROP

Customer bought the Kestrel Drop temperature meter recently and installed it in the rear storage area of his dog truck to monitor conditions from the cab. Setup was very easy. At first, it seemed as though getting it to communicate with my iPhone was intermittent if my phone was on the console of my truck (Chevrolet 3500 HD 1 ton diesel crew cab), but I've noticed that it's communicating more reliably now. I'm usually getting 1-2 strength bars. I'm sure it's due to the Bluetooth signal having to penetrate a lot of heavy stainless steel as well as the steel of the...

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Hot Yoga Studio Temperatures / Humidity / Kestrel

A Kestrel meter is ideal for checking studio readings.   Recommended meter is the Kestrel DROP D2 with LiNK (bluetooth) and view the reading remotely from bluetooth range as well as view how the temperature and humidity fluctuate throughout class.   How hot will it be? That depends on the type of yoga you're doing. Some studios control both the temperature and the humidity of the room having an affect how hot the room actually feels. Before trying a hot class, or any yoga class for that matter, it's a good idea to check with your healthcare provider to make sure that it's an...

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