When camping hiking backpacking or traveling the SteriPEN Classic 3 Bundle Pack is the perfect solution for keeping you safely hydrated. An included prefilter removes particulates and UV destroys over 99.9% of waterborne microorganisms that could otherwise cause illness.
Utilizing the same technology used to purify water in municipal treatment facilities hospitals and water-bottling plants the SteriPEN Classic 3 only portable water purifier destroys viruses bacteria and cysts including Giardia and Cryptosporidium by using high-energy Ultraviolet (UV) light. The SteriPEN Classic 3 is easy to operate and purifies water quickly and efficiently without the need for chemicals or pumping.
Simply fill a 16 oz. or 32 ounce glass plastic ceramic or metal container with clear water push the SteriPEN Classic button once for 32 ounces or twice for 16 ounces dip it in the container and stir slightly to agitate the water. Ultraviolet light is invisible to the human eye but an easy-to-read indicator lets you know when the Classic 3 is working and when it has completed treatment. The UV light breaks down the DNA of viruses bacteria and cysts rendering them harmless and making water safe to drink.
Because the penetration of UV light can be limited by discoloration solids and debris it is important that clear unfrozen water be used. The SteriPEN Water Bottle Pre-Filter is included to filter particulate-filled water before UV treatment takes place.
Powered by four AA alkaline batteries (all sold separately) the Classic 3 purifier will treat 100 half-liters or 50 full liters of water. If you choose to use lithium batteries (also sold separately you can boost output to up to 150 full liters! The ultraviolet lamp used by the SteriPEN Classic is very durable providing up to 8 000 treatments.
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- Improved battery life, ergonomics and water resistance
- Tapered neck fits most commercial water bottles and canteens
- Four AA alkaline batteries purify 50 liters
- Four AA lithium batteries purify 100 liters
- 8,000 treat
Best Use Backpacking, Camping, Travel Warranty 3-Year Limited Removes Viruses, Bacteria and Cysts, including Giardia and Cryptosporidium Item Weight 2.9 oz (purifier only) Flow Rate 32 oz in 90 seconds Field Maintainable Yes Filter Material Ultraviolet (UV) light Dimensions 7.3" x 1.7" x 1.7"
Real Customer Reviews
- Easy to use
Likes: After years of using iodine to avoid the weight of a filter, this is a light weight option that avoids the taste of iodine
Dislikes: If stocking up a bladder for in camp it takes a while to purify 10 quarts, but it gets the job done
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