Kestrel 5500 Fire Meter Pro

Kestrel 5500 Fire Meter Pro

You’ll get all the features and benefits of the lightweight waterless 5500 Meter with a few added benefits for $10 more.
* PIG Screen (Probability of Ignition)
* FDFM Screen (Fine Dead Fuel Moisture)

Advantage over the Kestrel 3000 & Kestrel 3500FW models: You won’t need to calibrate this meter! Kestrel AU will stand by this and other 5000 series models to hold calibration within drift for 5 years. Kestrel AU will repair, recalibrate or replace any defective product within the warranty period. “Defective” includes measurements outside of our accuracy spec plus stated drift.


  • The Kestrel Meter 5500FW Heat Stress Meter measures/features
  • PIG Screen (Probability of Ignition)
  • FDFM Screen (Fine Dead Fuel Moisture)
  • Waterless! Natural Wet Bulb Temperature accurately calculated from on-board digital sensors with no tedious setup or maintenance.
  • Large, hi-res, hi-contrast, graphic display is perfectly readable in the brightest sunlight and is backlit for use in low-light conditions.
  • Globe Temperature
  • Naturally Aspirated Wet Bulb Temperature
  • Wind Speed (Current, Average, & Maximum)
  • Altitude
  • Pressure trend
  • Barometric pressure
  • Relative humidity in %
  • Accuracy: +/- 2%RH
  • Sensors: 10 to 90% 25°C non-condensing
  • Calibration Drift: Typically less than +/- 0.25% per year!
  • Heat stress index
  • Dewpoint
  • Wet bulb temperature
  • Density altitude
  • Wind chill
  • Air, water, and snow temperature °F or °C
  • Waterproof and floats
  • Time and date

Pricing and ordering information

SKU: KES-0855FWORA  – Kestrel 5500 Fire Meter Pro
SKU: KES-0855FWLVORA – Kestrel 5500 Fire Meter Pro with LiNK

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