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Alpen Apex 8x42 Waterproof Super Close Focus Binoculars 493 Product Info

ALPEN 493 Apex 8x42 Extra Wide Binoculars define the best in optics quality, featuring superb workmanship and the latest optics technology. Including fully multi-coated BAK4 glass, PXA phase coating and HR metallic coating, Alpen Apex 8x42mm Waterproof Binoculars 493 allow clearer viewing in bright and dim light and in the wettest conditions. These Alpen Binoculars offer super close focus. Alpen Apex Binoculars are lightweight, providing crisp, sharp optical clarity from the center of view to the outer edges giving users exceptional quality at an affordable price. Apex 8x Binocular features long eye relief and new pull up, twist lock eyecups to provide extra field of view. Alpen Apex 8x42 Super Close Focus Binoculars are ergonomically styled, and lightweight construction of these binoculars allows tireless use and comfort. Alpen Apex 8 x 42mm Binoculars feature ALPEN's lifetime warranty. Alpen Apex 8x42 Water Proof Binoculars also available in Mossy Oak Camouflage finish (model 493Mossy)

Specifications for Alpen 8 x 42 Apex Binocular:

Magnification:   8X
Objective Lens Diameter:    42mm
Focus System:   Center
Prism Type:   Roof
F.O.V. (ft @ 1000 yds):   341
Exit Pupil:   5.3mm
Eye Relief:   20mm
Lens Coating:   Fully Multi-coated
Net Weight (oz.):   24
Type of Neckstrap:   Extra Wide
Tripod Adaptable:   No
Close Focus:   5 Feet
Prism Material:   BAK4
Waterproof / fogproof:   Yes
Type of Case:   Nylon

Features of Alpen 8 x 42mm Apex Binoculars:

  • BAK4 glass for clear, bright, high resolution images
  • Fully multi-coated for maximum brightness
  • PXA phase coating for superior resolution and color fidelity
  • HR metallic prism coating for enhanced light transmission and brightness
  • Waterproof, sealed and nitrogen filled
  • Pull up, twist lock eyecups
  • Lightweight, ergonomic styling, roof prism design
  • Rubber armoring for comfort, protection and durability
  • ALPEN's lifetime warranty

Package Contents:

  • Alpen Apex 8X42 Waterproof, Long Eye Relief, Bak4, PXA coating, Roof Binocular Model 493
  • Deluxe travel case and wide comfortable neck strap
  • Soft rubber rain guard

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Helpful Positive Review more than adequate by Legacy Reviewer, November 17, 2011
I own $600 and $800 binos. These are close enough in quality I will not buy more expensive units again. I'm very critical about optics(Leica camera owner)Clarity and colors are great. Selection of model is more important than brands. Moderate power(e...
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