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Katadyn Pocket Water Filter, Long Lasting for Personal or Small Group Camping, Backpacking or Emergency Preparedness
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- Pocket water filter designed four outdoor enthusiasts and international travelers
- Filter's silver-impregnated ceramic element is effective against bacteria and protozoa
- Filters all microorganisms larger than 0.2 microns to produce clear, drinkable water
- Round pump handle for easy pumping; outlet hose attaches to containers with clip
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About Katadyn Products
Katadyn’s unique products provide safety and convenience for many user groups including militaries, health organizations, and outdoor adventurers worldwide. No other water system provides higher quality or longer lasting performance.
Katadyn provides you with a water system for every need – including traveling, camping, backpacking, sailing, paddling, fishing, and biking.
Katadyn Pocket Water Filter
Best selling emergency preparedness water filter
Made of the highest quality construction, this robust water filter is ideal for long lasting continuous use, even under extreme circumstances. The filter’s silver impregnated ceramic element is effective against bacteria and protozoa, using a Micro Filtration method. Up to 1 quart (1 liter)/minute Cartridge Capacity, up to 13,000 gallons (50,000 liters), depending on water quality. This pocket water filter is a favorite of outdoor enthusiasts, international travelers, and the U.S. Military.
- Round pump handle for easy pumping
- Includes: Hydration Accessory, Prefilter, Bottle Clip, Carry Bag, Measuring Gauge and Cleaning Pad
- Weight: 20 oz, Height: 10”
- The only water filter with a 20 Year Warranty
Filters all sediment, particles, and microorganisms that are found in ‘fresh’ water sources.
Cartridge can clean up to approx. 13,000 gallons (50,000 liters) of water, depending on the condition of the water.
Katadyn Hiker PRO Replacement Cartridge
This replacement filter provides up to 300 gallons of clean drinking water before it needs replacing. Compatible with the Katadyn Hiker, Hiker Pro, and Base Camp microfilter systems. A removable filter protector helps extend cartridge life in extreme conditions, and a glass-fiber element boasts an innovative pleated design, increasing surface area for improved filtration of silty or muddy water.
Katadyn Vario Multi Flow Water Microfilter
The Vario Dual Technology Filter technology consists of three filter levels: a high-performance glass fiber filter, a ceramic pre-filter that can be adjusted individually according to the cloudiness of the water, and active charcoal for eliminating odors. Cartridge capacity, up to 530 gallons (2,000 liters), depending on water quality. Cleanable ceramic disc lengthens life of primary microfilter. Replaceable Katadyn carbon core reduces chemicals, pesticides and bad taste in water.
Katadyn Hiker Pro Water Microfilter
Carrying gallons of water isn’t necessary when you have reliable water sources and are carrying this durable 11-ounce water microfilter in your backpack. This field-cleanable Filter Protector Screen extends the life of the cartridge in challenging conditions The 0.2 Micron glass-fiber filter media is designed for high output with little effort. It connects directly to your hydration pack with 1/4” drink tubes and water bottles.
Optimus Crux Lite Stove with Terra Cook Set
The smallest, most ultra light 3-piece Cook System combines the Crux Lite stove and Solo Cook Set. Set includes: Crux Lite stove (72 g/2.5 oz), 0.6 Liter hard anodized aluminum saucepan with pouring lip and measuring marks, fry pan that doubles as a lid, mesh storage bag and nylon storage bag to store Crux Lite stove. Average boil time is 3 minutes for 1 quart (1 liter) water, depending on climate and/or altitude. The perfect cook system when ultralight and small size are critical.
For over 30 years, the Katadyn Pocket Microfilter has been the top choice water filter for emergency preparedness, professional-use and militaries globally. Engineered with the highest quality construction; it can handle the most rugged conditions. The 0.2 micron silver-impregnated ceramic filter element can lasts an impressive 50,000 liter, depending on water quality.
Water treatment products are in high demand for outdoor enthusiasts, international travelers, and relief agencies. Few are better for long-lasting continuous use, however, than the Katadyn Pocket water microfilter. Made of heavy-duty materials, the Pocket features a silver-impregnated ceramic element that's effective against bacteria and protozoa even in extreme conditions. Unlike disposable filters, the ceramic element can be cleaned several times, even in the field. More importantly, the element filters all microorganisms larger than 0.2 microns (0.0002mm), producing clear, drinkable water no matter where in the world you are. The pump also includes an improved, round pump handle for better ergonomics and an outlet hose that attaches to water containers with a single clip.
The Pocket hails from Katadyn's Endurance series, a high-quality line of filters that produce up to 100 times more water than standard water filters. The Pocket is so tough, in fact, that it's the first choice for extreme adventurers like Mike Horn. Plus, it's the only water filter with a 20-year warranty. Other features include a measuring gauge that indicates when you should change the filtering element, a cushioned base that makes it easy to pump on all surfaces, a prefilter, and a carrying bag.
Why Water Filtration Is Important
The World Health Organization (WHO) attributes 80 percent of all travel diseases to contaminated drinking water. Drinking water contains three groups of pathogenic microorganisms: viruses, such as hepatitis A, Norwalk virus, or poliovirus; bacteria, like e-coli, salmonella, and cholera; and protozoans, such as giardia and cryptosporidium. Tap water and ice cubes are usually the culprits when traveling, but even bottled water can be questionable. The backcountry is also a source of waterborne illness. A pristine stream may be safe one day and contaminated the next, as microorganisms stemming from human and animal waste are typically spread by rain and runoff. As a result, the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends treating water from every source in the backcountry.
- Usage: 1 to 4 people
- Capacity: 13,000 gallons
- Dimensions: 2.4 by 10 inches
- Output: 1 quart per minute
- Technology: 0.2-micron ceramic depth filter (cleanable)
- Weight: 20 ounces
The Switzerland-based Katadyn has been producing high-quality portable water systems since 1928. Katadyn products are used by militaries, health organizations, and outdoor adventurers worldwide, making it the global leader in portable water treatment. With subsidiaries in the U.S., Germany, France, and Singapore, Katadyn products are used wherever safe drinking water isn't available, whether for travel, camping, or humanitarian applications.
- Is Discontinued By Manufacturer : No
- Product Dimensions : 2.56 x 5.43 x 1.5 inches; 7.36 Ounces
- Item model number : 8013618
- Department : Unisex-adult
- Date First Available : August 7, 2003
- Manufacturer : Katadyn
- ASIN : B0007U00YE
- Best Sellers Rank: #87,329 in Sports & Outdoors (See Top 100 in Sports & Outdoors)
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How about longevity of use?!?
What about weight? Want something lightweight for your camping gear, B.O.B or pack? Pounds equals pain right!?
What about quality and durability? Would you like a lifetime warranty that product?
Well thank Katadyn(again) for this little number!!
The Pocket is world renown for it's 5 star ratings across the board. This thing is an absolute beast when it comes to field filtration!!
So is this thing expensive? Not in my book... you don't wanna mess around when it comes to the second most important thing you, your children, or your pets might need. Just my opinion.
*Make sure you fully understand the use, cleaning and packing procedures before taking it out to use in the field the first time.
There are some less expensive alternatives but I am unwilling to risk it for my #1 preparedness priority. I like the idea of life straws but it seems more convenient to me to be able to pump for a few minutes and have a few liters of drinking water wherever I want to take it. Plus this has a much longer lifespan.
Life Straw is compact, lightweight, and inexpensive, good for survival.
Sawyer is a good bang for the buck
Lifesaver Bottle filters out viruses as well, bit bulky and slow flowing, little pricey.
Katadyn Pocket Filter really is quality, good flow, simple and easy to fill up your water containers.
-It is expensive, but you are getting your hard earned cash out of it, because this filter is built strong, comes with a 20yr warranty, and water is one of the necessities needed to survive, why go cheap on your own safety and well being? It is a little heavy for a filter, but then again, when you really need water, are you going to trust your $20 plastic filter? Or are you going to trust you expensive aluminum filter. Ill carry the extra 1lb.
Top reviews from other countries
My only disappointment was that it didn’t clip onto my hydra pack very well. However I then saw amazon also carries a carbon filter which has an adapter, so I bought that and now this filter fits well and seems perfect to me
Versatile, as it does not require you to have a nalgene bottle to use it; any container will work.