FAQ

What is the volume of the Airbag?


150 liters – same volume for 1.0, 2.0 and E1.




Do you Ship to Russia?


We do not ship directly to Russia, contact our distributor in Moscow: click here




How long is the lifetime of Alpride cartridge?


There is no end date on the cartridges (min. 10 years).




Where can I find date of manufacturing on the cartridge?


The manufacturing date is not relevant, but the minimum gross weight (in grams) of the cartridges is the most important information. The minimum gross weight is laser printed on each cartridge, and you must check it by weighting the cartridges.




Where can the used disposable cartridges be returned?


The used cartridges are to be put with recyclable metal waste.




Where can I refill Alpride cartridges?


Alpride cartridges are not refillable.




Do you have a discount or promotion for Mountain Club members?


No, we are not doing special discount for Mountain Club members.




Do you make a discount for the professional ski instructor?


We offer special conditions, please contact us, info@alpride.com




Do you make a discount for the professional rescue teams?


We offer special conditions, please contact us, info@alpride.com




Where are the Alpride backpacks and Alpride Airbag systems manufactured?


Production is in Vietnam.




Can I remove the Airbag E1 from the SuperCap30, SuperLight24 and SuperCap40 backpack?


Yes, it’s possible to remove the airbag and it’s certified as a removable airbag.




Is the 2.0 system compatible with a 1.0 bag?


No, he is not.




Are there any interchangeable backpacks for the Alpride E1 Airbag system?


All backpacks using the E1 Airbag system on the market are interchangeable, Scott, Black Diamond, Ferrino.




Where can I buy your Alpride SuperCap30, SuperCap40, SuperLight24 ?


You can buy our Alpride backpacks on our E-Shop
Switzerland: click here
International: click here




Are the Alpride Backpack compatible with a hydration system?


You can go with the hydration tube under the airbag pocket and inside the shoulder strap, but there is no hooks for hydration bag, it must be placed at the bottom of the backpack.




Which system is used in the Millet Neo 30 ARS backpack?


It’s the Airbag system 1.0.




Are the cartridges for the 1.0 and 2.0 system the same?


Yes, both systems use the same cartridges.




For how long are the cartridges available?


At least 10 years.




Where can I find the user manual for the Airbag system 2.0?


The user manual is delivered with the backpack, and can be found on the website of the backpack brand, Scott, Millet...




How to travel by plane with an Alpride 1.0 and 2.0 system?


The airline must be informed a minimum 24 hours before traveling, then the best is to take the airbag backpack in cabin. Unload the main spring of the airbag system by removing the cartridges, pulling the trigger, then screw the cartridges back on the airbag system. Don’t forget: it is important to reload the main spring of the airbag system at the destination (always reload the spring without the cartridges). You can also print the documents relating to the cartridges: click here




How to travel by plane with an Alpride E1 system?


You have to announce the airbag backpack to the airline, then the best is to take the airbag backpack in cabin, it must be switched off. The Alpride E1 system I an electric system powered by 2 AA batteries and without cartridge.
You can print the PDF document here: click here




Storage of Alpride 1.0 and 2.0 cartridge system


During the winter season, cartridges can be left in the system.
If storing the backpack for a long time, store your Alpride system in a cool and dry environment. The cartridges can be left in the system, although we recommend that you unscrew them and pulling the trigger handle to release the spring.




Can AA NiMH rechargeable batteries be used?


The nominal voltage of AA rechargeable NiMH batteries is lower than AA Alkaline batteries, due to the higher voltage AA Alkaline batteries are more suitable.
Although AA rechargeable NiMH batteries are slightly less efficient than AA Alkaline Batteries, they can also be used for the E1 System.
However, AA rechargeable NiCd batteries cannot be used for the E1 System because they are not powerful enough.





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