Review

(#711 Mini spotting Scope) “From over 500 yards away I could clearly make out the distinguishable features of a boss gobbler strutting mid afternoon for his hen.” – Pushing the Wild Limits

Alpen® Waterproof Spotting Scopes

Alpen® Spotting Scopes, Winner of multiple Great Buy Awards as seen in Outdoor Life Magazine Gear Test issues.

ALPEN Spotting Scopes are nitrogen filled, waterproof, dustproof, and shock-resistant to perform flawlessly under all weather conditions.

All ALPEN Spotting Scopes feature top quality powerful lenses. Most models come standard with a durable, padded field carrying case and a portable 12” swivel-head tripod.

Kevin Stone with Alpen Scope

Alpen® Spotting Scope Features:

  • Models 745N, 786, and 788 feature adjustable collars that let the eye piece be repositioned with a simple twist of the barrel providing ease of viewing whether sitting or standing
  • Multi-coated or fully multi-coated optics
  • Waterproof and nitrogen filled
  • Powerful zoom eyepieces
  • Extendable sun shade
  • Straight and 45-degree models
  • Durable, padded field carrying case included with most models
  • Alpen’s No-Fault, No-Problem Lifetime Warranty

Kits available for most models

  • 725NKIT, 728NKIT, and 745NKIT include a car window mount and table top tripod
  • 788KIT with micro adjustable tripod

ALPEN WATERPROOF SPOTTING SCOPES

Model Number 711 725N 728N 745N 788
Description 20x50 15-45
x60
15-45x60
45 degree eyepiece  
20-60x60
45 degree eyepiece
20-60 x80
45 degree eyepiece
Magnification 20X 15-45X 15-45X 20-60X 20-60X
Objective Lens Diameter in (mm) 50 60 60 60 80
Focus System Eyepiece Top Top Side Top
Prism Type Porro Porro Porro Porro Porro
FOV. (ft @ 1000 yds) Low/High  147 123/63 123/63 107/52 113/55
Exit Pupil in (mm) 2.5 4.0-1.3 4.0-1.3 3-1 4.0-1.33
Eye Relief in (mm)  16 18-15 18-15 18-17 19-18
Close Focus High/Low 17 20 20 20 20-25
Product Length 7.5 14 13.75 13.75 17
Lens Coating  Fully Multi-coated Fully Multi-coated Fully Multi-coated Fully Multi-coated Fully
Multi-coated
Net Weight (oz.)  10 37 37 37 56
Tripod Adaptable  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Prism Material  BK7 BaK4 BaK4 BaK4 BaK4
Waterproof/Fogproof  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
 Type of Case  Nylon Nylon Nylon
& Aluminum
Nylon  Nylon