Oceanic Alpha 8 Sport Regulator

Oceanic Alpha 8 Sport Regulator
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Professional performance, entry-level price.

If you believe that you shouldn't have to sacrifice performance for price, the Alpha 8 Sport is for you. The Oceanic Alpha 8 Sport Regulator is the top-performing regulator in its class, and one of the most affordably priced regulators you can buy.

Oceanic Alpha 8 Sport Regulator Features:
Demand Valve
Balancing System
Integrated Purge Button
Orthodontic Mouthpiece
Nitrox Compatibility to 40%
Weight (without hose) 6 ounces
Dimensions (front profile) 2.9 inches
Minimum Cracking Effort
1.1 CIW*
Factory Set Inhalation Effort 1.2—1.4 CIW*
The best price-to-performance ratio in its class
Designed to perform to the U.S. Navy's Class A standards at 198 feet
Inexpensive to maintain
2 year warranty
Limited Lifetime Service Agreement

30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee
We guarantee that at any time during the first 30 days of purchase, your Oceanic product fails to meet your expectations, that product may be exchanged by a participating Authorized Oceanic Pro Dealer. No questions asked.

Oceanic Alpha 8 Sport Regulator Technology:
Best Price / Performance ratio in its class 
Not only is the Oceanic Alpha 8 Sport Regulator an economical buy for the diver on a budget, it is just as inexpensive to maintain. Standard replacement parts can cost as little as half of those in other regulators in its class.

Patented orthodontic mouthpiece
To further reduce jaw fatigue, the Alpha 8 features a patented Orthodontic Mouthpiece, designed to accommodate the natural overbite of the human jaw. 

Nitrox Compatibility 
The Alpha 8 is classified as being suitable for use with nitrox breathing gas mixtures containing up to 40% oxygen by volume without the need for special preparation, cleaning or component parts.

SP-5 Sport Piston First Stage 
The SP-5 offers all divers the opportunity to own a top-performing regulator at an unbeatable price. Repeatedly rated as the best in its class, the Alpha SP-5 exceeds both Navy Class A and European CE standards. The Alpha SP-5 may have been the first regulator you ever used due to its widespread use in rental and resort operations.

Oceanic Alpha 8 Sport Regulator Technical Specifications:
Valve Type - DEMAND
Adjustment - None
Balancing System - None
Integrated Purge Button - YES
Mouthpiece - ORTHODONTIC
Nitrox Compatibility - STANDARD TO 40%
Ambidextrous - None
Integrated Swivel - None
Weight (without hose) - 6 OUNCES
Dimensions (front profile) - 2.9 INCHES
First Stage Configurations - PX-2/SP-4
Minimum Cracking Effort - 1.1 CIW*
Factory Set Inhalation Effort - 1.2 - 1.4 CIW*
Work of Breathing - 1.23 JOULES (PX-3), 1.47 JOULES (SP-5)
Warranty - 2 YEAR
Limited Lifetime Service Agreement - YES
30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee - YES
Primary Material - MARINE BRASS
Low Pressure Ports - 4
High Pressure Ports - 1
First Stage Integrated Swivel - None
Nitrox Compatibility - STANDARD TO 40%
300 BAR DIN Fitting - OPTIONAL
Sealed Valve Design
Environmental Protection - None
Weight - 26 OUNCES
Factory Set Intermediate Pressure - 140-145 PSI
Pressure Drop - 13 PSI
Warranty - 2 YEAR
Limited Lifetime Service Agreement - YES
30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee - YES

Did you know that it costs energy to breathe? The amount of energy your regulator requires to move each liter of air is called work of breathing (WOB). Lower work of breathing equals lower effort required to breathe and increased comfort and safety during a dive.

How to Read Work of Breathing Charts 
The computer-generated breathing machine chart presented above represents a regulator's performance per standards established by the U.S. Navy's Experimental Diving Unit. Tests are conducted at 198 feet with approximately 3000-psi supply pressure, 25 breaths per minute of 2.5 liters each.

(1) Inhalation - The chart shows one complete breath cycle, starting with inhalation on the left and continuing along the bottom to the right, staying mostly below 0.0; thus the inhalation work of breathing is reported in negative numbers.

(2) Exhalation - The exhalation effort begins on the right and runs across the top to the left. These are all positive numbers since a diver (or the machine in this case) is blowing out (exhaling) rather than inhaling.

(3) WOB - The total area inside the loop formed by the two lines is what the computer analyzes to calculate the regulator's total work of breathing - the amount of energy the regulator requires to move each liter of air.

*Column Inches of Water

The Alliance Service Agreement offers FREE routine annual maintenance parts for as long as you own your  Oceanic Product and maintain the specified terms. There is no additional charge for this program.

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