The Binocular Site
Although Alpen was only established in 1997, they have become widely known in sporting circles for their sports optics. Founded by Tim Gardner and Tony Proper, who both held top positions within Bausch & Lomb's Sports Optics Division, they brought a great deal experience in the industry to the table when forming Alpen Outdoor Corporation. Their mission is to provide quality optical products at affordable prices.
Alpen binoculars have quickly gained a reputation for extraordinary value, quality, and performance. Their award winning binoculars have attracted many followers from hunters to fisherman and backpackers to racing fans. All their binoculars utilize the latest in optics technology to provide the best performance. The company is also committed to offer the best quality products at a lower price.
There are over 70 products and accessories available from Alpen. Known as an entry- to mid-range binocular, Alpen can rival the top names with their commitment to quality at a lower price. They offer a wide range of binoculars, from sporting compacts to their high-end waterproof Rainier range of rugged ultra precision binoculars. Alpen's large selection of binoculars covers everything from compact to roof prism models to larger porro prism models, at all levels of price and quality. They also have a range of quality spotting and rifle scopes, along with numerous accessories. With such a good selection and prices, Alpen binoculars will have something to meet your needs.
Alpen binoculars cover many ranges to meet your sporting needs. Their ultra rugged, high-precision Rainier range, their durable Teton range, lightweight Apex ranges, and multi-pupose Shasta Ridge ranges are all waterproof. Alpen also offers a Pro range that is both waterproof and fog proof. Along with the their normal use Pro and MagnaView ranges, Alpen also has a line of sports compact models to round out their complement.
Alpen Optics have binoculars with the following magnification 7X, 8X, 8.5X, 10X, 12X and 16X. They also have a model that features 7X-21X zoom.
The objective lens sizes available with Alpen Binoculars range from 21mm – 52mm. This covers everything from the smallest compacts to full size models with different lens sizes available in all ranges.
Field Of View (F.O.V.):
The field of view on Alpen Binoculars ranges anywhere between 221 – 488 ft. at 1000 yd., depending on which model in which model in which range you choose. They also offer a number of binoculars that have wide-angle lenses to allow for a wider field of view than normal.
Alpen offers over 40 different models of binoculars. Along with a full range of binoculars designed for outdoor activities, Alpen also offers promotional binoculars ready to be branded with your company logo.
Alpen also offers a complement of monoculars, sighting scopes, rifle scopes, and accessories.
Due their commitment to quality at a great price and their extensive range, you will find Alpen binoculars listed from $22 all the way up to $1,276.
Alpen offers a limited lifetime warranty to be free from defects in workmanship and material on all its binoculars. This does not cover any binocular that has been abused, disassembled, or tampered with. If you need to return a product under warranty, then you must send then back to Alpen Outdoor Corporation prepaid along with a check or money order for $15 to cover the cost of inspection and handling. This warranty is only applicable to original purchaser for products bought in the United States. Alpen also offers non-warranty repairs if you damage your binoculars.
Popular Alpen Binoculars:
One of most popular Alpen binocular models is the Alpen 10X42 PRO Waterproof binocular – phase coated. This sleek roof prism model with BAK4 optics features phase coated lenses for superior image clarity and contrast. They have a long eye relief to provide wearers of glasses more comfort and along with their ergonomic design they also have a rubber coating for added protection. This is a great performance model for wet conditions and has a list price of $211.00.