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Alpen 8x21 Monocular

Item # HN-ALN046

Dimensions & Specifications

Brand
Alpen
Monoculars Series
Alpen Monoculars
Magnification Power
8 X Power
Objective Lens Diameter
21mm
Magnification
8 x

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  • Ultra-Compact and Lightweight
  • 8x Magnification
  • Neck strap and Nylon Case Included
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Alpen 8x21 Monocular
 
4.2

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (16)
  • Strong construction (14)
  • Quality lenses (11)
  • Accurate ranging (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bird watching (9)
    • Hunting (8)
    • Security (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (11), Avid adventurer (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes (6), No (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    better than expected

    i was given a free pair of Alpen 8 x 21 monoculars[...]. they are nearly identical to a Simmons 8 x 21 monocular that i already owned. but there is one slight...Read complete review

    i was given a free pair of Alpen 8 x 21 monoculars[...]. they are nearly identical to a Simmons 8 x 21 monocular that i already owned. but there is one slight difference. these have a better and more clear picture. i spotted some turkeys in a field about 300 yards from me. with my Simmons i couldn't tell the jakes apart from the hens. then i looked at them through the Alpen monocular and could see 1-2 inch beards on 3 jakes which i couldn't see on my Simmons. GREAT optics for the price hands down!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not bad for the price, but...

    I got this for my daughter to take on a national park trip, and the idea of it pleased her greatly. It was easy for her to locate the subject, but the magnification and...Read complete review

    I got this for my daughter to take on a national park trip, and the idea of it pleased her greatly. It was easy for her to locate the subject, but the magnification and lower light in the viewer meant that it came out of the nice little bag less often. On the other hand, one must unfortunately consider the child's age before giving a fancier, pricier item, eh? Fun for games and will be used around the neighborhood and in the yard.

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    5.0

    Great!

    By Dawn

    from NORFOLK,VA

    About Me Professional Guide

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Accurate Ranging
    • Easy To Use
    • Quality Lenses
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Security

      Comments about Alpen 8x21 Monocular:

      My Husband loves it....

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Fast Delivery

      By Speedy

      from Dallas, TX

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Quality Lenses
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Alpen 8x21 Monocular:

          I use it to watch a meter on a fuel truck when refueling general aviation aircraft.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          For the price,you can't beat these.

          By Gary

          from Sacramento,CA

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Accurate Ranging
          • Easy To Use
          • Quality Lenses
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Bird Watching

            Comments about Alpen 8x21 Monocular:

            Love it.Price is right.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Surprising quality for the price!

            By gazedrop

            from Bay Area, CA

            About Me Avid Adventurer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

            • Causes Eye Strain

            Best Uses

            • Bird Watching
            • Security

            Comments about Alpen 8x21 Monocular:

            This gets 5 stars because of the price. That said, you get far more than what you pay for. This is not a super bright, contrasty optic, but for the price you can have one in your car, in your every day carry bag, jacket pocket, and never be without a scope.

            You will typically know when you will be wanting a high quality optic with you, but for all those other times this really fits the bill!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Very happy with this product.

            By katab

            from St. Louis,Mo

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hunting

              Comments about Alpen 8x21 Monocular:

              like the small size.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              Customer Q & A

              4 Questions About This Product
              Q: "I wear glasses. Does this have a long relief?"
              A: This, like many compact monoculars, have very short eye relief and would not be ideal for use with eyeglasses.
              Q: "What are the length and diameter measurements in inches?"
              A: The unit measures 3.75 inches by 1.25 inches.
              Q: "what is the minimum focus distance?"
              A: Close focus distance is approximately 15 feet.
              Q: "At fifty yards, how wide is the field, and what would the magnification be?"
              A: At 50 yards, the field would be about 18 yards. Magnification remains 8X no matter what the range.
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