Katadyn MyBottle Microfilter

Specs

Weight 8 ounces
Height 10 inches
Microfiltration Method 0.3 micron pleated glass fiber microfilter and granular activated carbon
Bottle Capacity 24 ounces after cartridge displacement
Cartridge Capacity Up to 26 gallons (100
liters), depending on water quality

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Manufacturer's Description

The MyBottle is the next generation of Katadyn’s best selling water bottle purifiers and microfilters. It is lightweight and simple, ideal for worldwide hiking, travel and backpacking. MyBottle is still the only EPA registered water purifier bottle and, unlike UV systems, performs in challenging water conditions. Available as purifier or microfilter.

MyBottle Advantages
• Removes particles and dirt from water
• Includes carbon to make water taste better
• Can be used as a water bottle, filter or purifier
• No batteries needed and performs anywhere

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Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

The Katadyn MyBottle Microfilter is a multi-purpose filtration system. It meets EPA guidelines for removal of bacteria and protozoan cyst (like Giardia). This microfilter system is easy to operate and the internal carbon filter reduces chemicals making the water taste better. Includes a drinking straw to use as your everyday bottle if the source water is already safe to drink. Great for hiking, biking, paddling or fishing. It can also be easily upgraded to a Purifier by adding the Katadyn purification cartridge (sold separately).

- CampSaver.com

The MyBottle Purifier by Katadyn. The Smart drinking bottle developed by Katadyn and provided with an integrated virus filter. It allows pure drinking water to be prepAred at any time and in any place without requiring any pumping. Katadyn MyBottle Purifier is ideal for treating small volumes of water, for example during hikes, trips, and sports. Katadyn MyBottle Purifier does not require any chemical agents or batteries. Every Purifier filter medium allows you to purify up to 100 liters of water, depending on the water quality. A manual counting mechanism integrated in the lid of the bottle indicates when the filter element must be exchanged. Katadyn MyBottle can also be used without the filter medium if it is filled with safe drinking water that has already been treated (in many places tap water). Its ergonomically shaped drinking beak with the soft mouthpiece can be flipped in and out with superior ease and is leak-proof. The convenient suspender on the lid allows the MyBottle to be easily carried or attached to a backpack. Katadyn MyBottle drinking bottle is BPA-free, has a neutral taste, and can be cleaned in a dishwasher. Features of the Katadyn MyBottle Microfilter Bottle Meets EPA standards for removal of Giardia and bacteria Additional carbon filter reduces chemicals and makes water taste better Multi-functional - includes straw to use as water bottle for treated water or can be updated to a purifier

- Moosejaw

The Katadyn MyBottle Microfilter may be the simplest way in the world to ensure that you are getting clean drinking water. Just fill it up and go. Because of its lightweight and hassle-free operation, it's perfect for camping, hiking, and travel. The MyBottle Microfilter uses a 0. 3-micron pleated glass-fiber filter and granular activated carbon to meet EPA guidelines for removal of bacteria and protozoan cyst (like giardia), as well as reduces chemicals in water to make it taste better.

- Backcountry.com

This personal water filtering system provides safe drinking water on demand. Just fill it up and drink through the mouthpiece/straw. The water gets pulled through a three-stage microfilter that filters out protozoa and bacteria. A layer of carbon removes harmful chemicals and any off-flavors that may be present. Bottle can be used without the filter cartridge when safe water is available. Made of BPA-free polyethylene. Fits in most bicycle water bottle cages. Imported. Available in US only. Capacity 24 oz.

- L.L.Bean