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Katadyn Pocket Water Filter
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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.
Top Customer Reviews
True this one is a little heavier, but it is worth having a filter that will work and has a metal handle so you won't have to worry about breaking it. Although if you do drop it on a rock it is possible to break the filter element. So caution is still needed.
I added the Carbon charcoal extension that enables you to drink from virtually any source. The extension was only around 10 to $12.
This is the best filter on the market.
Well worth the money.
If you search the web, you'll find a lot of reports of the $75 pumps eventually breaking, especially plastic handles. If you have to replace them (or their short-lived filters), you've already well into what it would cost to buy a Katadyn Pocket. This thing is pretty damn tough, and the only way to break it would be to take it apart and drop the inner ceramic filter.
I've found it easy to use, though you need to hold it upright to keep water flowing. During 8 years of trips through the Sierra Nevada, Utah, New Hampshire, and Wyoming this filter has never disappointed.
General tips to extend the lifetime of any water filter:
1) Use running water from streams/rivers whenever possible
2) Position the floater so that water inflow comes from the top of the stream and not the bottom (where a lot of sediment stirs about)
3) Rubber band a coffee filter around the prefilter to keep particulate matter out.
4) After pumping, unscrew the filter and drain the excess water. This filter is silver-impregnated though, to prevent microbial growth.
If you want to keep your packing weight down, carry your water in collapsible water bladders instead of thick plastic bottles.Read more ›
I originally chose the Lifesaver LS6000 (also now available through Amazon) over the Katadyn for a remote Arizona camping trip because it was a PURIFIER rather than just a filter. The LS6000 (LS4000 is the same technology, just smaller capacity) seemed like it would be more convenient because in actual operation, it is essentially a single, self contained collector/water bottle with an integrated activated carbon filter. But after a frustrating 1 week experience with the LS6000 putting GALLONS of water through trying to get rid of a cheap plastic taste, I finally returned it to the distributor.
I paid return shipping for the privilege of testing the LS6000 and I still wasn't going to have a filter for my trip. Not too happy about that. While it was probably filtering to the 15NM spec, more than 13 times the filtering power of the Katadyn (200NM), it just didn't hold up to the video claims that the water produced tasted like bottled water. That was my only real beef with the LS6000. See my review under the LS6000.
The backup plan was to order the Swiss made Katadyn Pocket Microfilter, along with the Katadyn activated carbon filter cartridge and the Steripen Classic...all at fantastic sale prices + free super saver shipping at Amazon.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Awesome filter, probably the best you could buy. The quality of the materials and built is top notch; the Katadyn Pocket it's far beyond any other water filters.Published 9 days ago by FedeX
Spendy, but satisfyingly so. I'm very glad I went for the gold standard in water filter quality.Published 16 days ago by Craig J. Wallin
I am giving this product 5 stars even though I have yet to use it. I can tell you that is is well constructed and my purchase was initiated from information on some camping sites... Read morePublished 1 month ago by TarMak
Great product, and works very well. I would highly recommend this item.Published 1 month ago by C.W. Goetz
This gives me the confidence to set out on trails yet to be explored know that when I come to water I do not have to worry a bit about what I'm drinking after it went through my... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Levi Harvey
This is very expensive, But you cant live with out water and bad water can kill you, or make you wish you were dead nothing to mess around with buy once cry once and feel secure... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer