SteriPEN Defender Water Purifier
Where to Buy
Help support Trailspace by making your next purchase through one of the links above.
Here's what other sites are saying:
Made in the United States and originally designed for the military, the SteriPEN Defender ultraviolet purifier is your single source for potable water when you're traveling and backpacking. Ultraviolet (UV-C) light rays safely sterilize clear water by destroying 99.99% of protozoa (including Giardia and. SteriPEN protects you from risks that cause botulism, cholera, dysentery and typhoid, just to name a few. To purify your water, just press a button and gently agitate the water with a quick stir. Purifies 16 fl. oz. of water (cold or warm) in less than a minute or 32 fl. oz. in a minute and a half. Small size fits most containers-use it in cups, mugs, water bottles and canteens. SteriPEN turns itself off once ultraviolet treatment is complete; can be used up to 8,000 times! Watertight seals keep water away from the electronics; rubberized inset grips for secure handling in wet conditions. Low-power indicator lets you know when batteries need replacing; twist-off cap for easy battery access. Long used by municipal water districts and bottling companies, low-level UV-C light treats water safely, and unit's light will not damage eyes or skin. Purify two hundred 16 fl. oz. containers of water with 4 lithium AA batteries (included). SteriPEN does not recommend the use of alkaline batteries, as they provide very few SteriPEN treatments. Average weight is only 5.7 oz. with lithium batteries. Use only on clear water, as cloudy, sediment-laden water hinders effectiveness; FitsAll prefilter (sold separately) clears particulates and debris from water. SteriPEN Defender water purifier comes with batteries, instruction manuals and a small storage bag.