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K-Bat Acoustic Rigging System

K-Bat Acoustic Rigging System

K-Bat System  K-Bat Close Up

What is K-Bat?

Strategically designed by Keith Broyles, founder of KB Energy, for biologists who were constantly fighting home-made, nonfunctioning pulley systems that continually failed. The K-Bat (Pat. Pend.) is an acoustic rigging system that is used to provide security and reliability for bat recording equipment that is easily installed onto lattice and tilt-up meteorological towers. Biologists can simply install and retrieve their acoustic equipment and valuable data with our system, worry-free. The ease of use and compatibility with many tower styles makes the K-Bat acoustic rigging system the best and only of it's kind in the industry.

Designed to withstand the hardest wind sites imaginable, the K-Bat has not had a single failure in 5 years of use.


  • Easy to install and operate, compatible with Wildlife Acoustics, Anabat and many others
  • Works like a flag pole to retrieve data up to 80 meters
  • Cleaner data
  • Cable does not touch tower
  • Easy tensioning
  • Designed to withstand the harshest weather conditions
  • Can also be used to hoist temperature sensor, barometric pressure sensor and relative humidity sensor as needed
  • Not a single failure in 5 years

Equipment List

  • Hand Crank Winch
  • Twin Pulley Bracing Arm
  • (4) 3/16" Wire Rope Clip
  • Desired Cable Length
  • Magnetic Cable Car
  • 10-HD Band Clamps
  • Pulley
  • Twin Up-Tower Pulley


  • Length
  • Width
  • Height
  • Weight

Long Car Cable

  • 8"
  • 2 3/4"
  • 14"
  • 3 lbs.

Upper Pulley Bracket

  • 10 1/2"
  • 2"
  • 7"
  • 3.75 lbs.