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About Oceanic Alpha 8 Octopus, Yellow

Alpha 8 Octopus: With a Bright Yellow 36" (91.4 cm) LP Hose and Matching Cover, the Alpha 8 Second Stage is a Highly Visible Octopus (alternate second stage) that is Easy-on-the-Budget.

The Alpha 8's Super Sturdy ABS/Polycarbonate Housing weighs just 6 oz (170 g) and measures 2.9" (7 4 cm) in diameter. The Lightweight Design and Anatomical Mouthpiece translate into a Second Stage that won't cause Jaw Fatigue. The Alpha 8 Second Stage is a Dependable Downstream Demand Valve Design. The Alpha 8 can be used with Air or NITROX Mixtures Up to 40% Right-Out-of-the-Box. The Octopus is covered by a 24 month limited warranty.

The Oceanic Alpha 8 Octopus, Yellow is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Recreational Diver among others. The Oceanic Alpha 8 Octopus, Yellow is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Oceanic Alpha 8 Octopus, Yellow: Comfortable Mouthpiece, Does not leak, Easy To Connect, Easy To Retrieve, Easy To Use, Reliable.

Warranty Information

This product has a limited warranty of 24 months for parts and 24 months for labor.

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Oceanic Alpha 8 Octopus, Yellow Features

  • Oceanic Alpha 8 Octopus
  • Bright Yellow Hose and Matching Cover
  • Highly Visible Octopus
  • Easy on the Budget!
  • Material: ABS/Polycarbonate Housing
  • Lightweight & Compact
  • Weight (w/o hose): 6 oz (170.1 g)
  • Diameter: 2.9" (7.4 cm)
  • Hose Length: 36" (91.4 cm)
  • Orthodontic Mouthpiece
  • Nitrox Ready Out-of-the-Box to 40%
  • Simple, yet Reliable Downstream Demand Valve Design
  • 2 Year Limited Warranty

Oceanic Alpha 8 Octopus, Yellow Specifications

Nitrox Compatible
Yes
2'Nd Stage Type
Downstream Demand Valve
Materials
Abs/Polycarbonate
Hose Thread
3/8"
Hose Length
36" (91.4 Cm)
Total Weight
6 Oz (170.1 G)
Weight [with packaging]
0.9 lb
Mfr #
SKU
OCNA8O

Alpha 8 Octopus, Yellow Customer Reviews

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Oceanic Alpha 8 Octopus, Yellow
 
3.9

(based on 13 reviews)

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    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

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92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)
  • Comfortable mouthpiece (7)
  • Does not leak (7)
  • Easy to connect (6)
  • Easy to retrieve (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Warm water (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Recreational diver (6), Advanced (3), Advanced diver (3)
    • Diving Type:
    • Open water diving (9), Night diving (6), Drift diving (5), Wreck diving (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

really good after mi first dive

After my first dive whith this octo it`s work great and the price i think is good. I Really recomended this octo

After my first dive whith this octo it`s work great and the price i think is good. I Really recomended this octo

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great alternate second stage octopus

I bought this to go with my GT3 CDX5 regulator.
Its slimmer and did not free flow like the GT3 did.Using it as my alternate second stage. Its easy to see, Never...Read complete review

I bought this to go with my GT3 CDX5 regulator.
Its slimmer and did not free flow like the GT3 did.Using it as my alternate second stage. Its easy to see, Never had to use it, but checked it out while diving and worked great, no problems. Im sure it will be very reliable when needed. Again ask Aarron for help, he helped me get the whole set up for a great price.

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4.0

I would buy this product again and again

By PHX Diver

from Phoenix, AZ

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Does Not Leak
  • Easy To Connect
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Oceanic Alpha 8 Octopus, Yellow:

      Good reserve regulator.

      • Diving Type:
      • Drift Diving, Night Diving, Open Water Diving
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      ..had nothing but problems

      By Art in Oakland

      from Oakland, Ca

      About Me Advanced

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      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Comfortable Mouthpiece

      Cons

      • Free Flow Issues
      • Unreliable

      Best Uses

      • Last Resort

      Comments about Oceanic Alpha 8 Octopus, Yellow:

      ... I wore out many regulators..used Scubapro Air2 for years ..we got new regs. & decided to this octopus..they both leaked & free flowed, causing us a lot of hassle clearing & re-purging/ We used the ball holder..some said because they hang up caused the problems???. We are glad some users had good luck..we did not!!!. We are going back to the Air2!!!

      • Diving Type:
      • Drift Diving, Night Diving, Open Water Diving, Rescue Diving, Wreck Diving
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      really good after mi first dive

      By djjavi8

      from zulia, venezuela

      About Me Advanced

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Comfortable Mouthpiece
      • Does Not Leak
      • Easy To Connect
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • As Primary

        Comments about Oceanic Alpha 8 Octopus, Yellow:

        After my first dive whith this octo it`s work great and the price i think is good. I Really recomended this octo

        • Diving Type:
        • Night Diving, Open Water Diving

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        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Nice Octo

        By Scooter

        from Vancouver, Washington

        About Me Recreational Diver

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable Mouthpiece
        • Does Not Leak
        • Easy To Connect
        • Easy To Retrieve
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Oceanic Alpha 8 Octopus, Yellow:

            I bought this for my trip to Cancun. Leisure Pro was the least expensive I found. Worked well as my aux regulator. I have a Scuba Pro MK25 first stage and there were no issues diving past 100 feet with this.

            • Diving Type:
            • Drift Diving, Open Water Diving, Wreck Diving

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            4.0

            Quality Octopus

            By seadevilfl

            from Sarasota, FL

            About Me Advanced Diver

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable Mouthpiece
            • Does Not Leak
            • Easy To Connect
            • Easy To Retrieve
            • Easy To Use
            • Reliable
            • Slim Design

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Last Resort

              Comments about Oceanic Alpha 8 Octopus, Yellow:

              This is a very functional octopus and decent quality. It doesn't even compare to my Sherwood SR1 primary, but for an octo it's nice. It does breath a bit hard and I would not recommend this as a primary regulator. Most important is that it does "NOT" free-flow!! What a relief

              • Diving Type:
              • Cave Diving, Drift Diving, Night Diving, Open Water Diving, Wreck Diving

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