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  • Like my name says, I am happy with the Vario

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    153 of 285 people found this review helpful

    This pump is fast. When using the Fast setting it flies, I get around 2 liters per minute without rushing it. Like that it comes with extra gaskets and lubricant so over the years of use for camping I can get it back up to shape. I feel that it is fast for emergency use as well and since it is small and light it can take up little space in my camping gear box that doubles as my emergency preparedness.

    4/12/11

    Happy

  • Extras!

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    4 of 6 people found this review helpful

    I like that this comes with extras! When preparing it is always good to have extras! Plus they would otherwise be hard to get for this filter separately if you even do happen to need them down the road.

    7/13/12

    Daniele

  • Great for Bug Out Bag!

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    I purchased one of these just to keep in my bug out bag. It sure beats trying to lug many gallons of water in my pack!

    These filtration systems are highly rated and are made of quality materials and construction. I would purchase another Katadyn filter in a heartbeat!

    2/22/13

    6-Pack

  • Great little filter

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    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

    These are great little filter at a great price.

    3/10/13

    Richard

  • A Must Have

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    This is a great filter at an exceptional price and it does an excellent job. It is fast and the water taste great, clean and pure.

    7/7/13

    Greg

  • Nice filter for basic needs

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    This filter is great for traveling or camping.

    8/20/13

    Joseph

  • Great serviceable filter

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    I love that the filter is serviceable. Parts are replaceable and readily available. Pumps fast (I always pre-filter water through a coffee filter) and has been bullet-proof.

    10/29/13

    Buckethead

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Katadyn Vario Dual Filtration System

QUICK FACTS | All Features & Specs

Brand: Katadyn
Water Treated: 1,893 liters
Kills: Protozoa & Bacteria
Output: 1.1 - 2.2 liters per min
Filter Type: Ceramic & Pleated
Filter Method: Pump
Housing Material: Plastic
Weight: 1 lbs 2 oz
Dimensions: 7.5" x 3.8" x 3"

Price: $94.95

   

 

Benefits & Description

Treats Up to 500 Gallons | 2 Liters Per Minute | Improves Taste

Don’t Be Inconvenienced by Your Preparations
Filter is ultra compact and weighs less than a pound and with its dual pumping system it is fast! Feel Confident and Secure
The Katadyn Vario water filter is effective against bacteria, protozoa, chemicals and toxins, and particulates! Add some purification tablets (sold separately) and kill viruses too. Get Your Money’s Worth
Filter cartridge treats up to 500 gallons of drinking water and with the option to replace the carbon you can assure that the filtered water always tastes great. Don’t Stress about Your Product
The Katadyn brand is a one the leaders in the water filtration industry. Let Katadyn Do the Work for You
The Katadyn Vario filter is fast and incredibly easy to use! Up to 2 liters per minute and is easy to pump, even a young kid can do it. The Vario combines individual efficiency with the simplest possible handling. The technology it uses 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. Anyone who needs up to two liters of drinking water per minute can use the glass fiber and active charcoal filter. If the water is extremely cloudy, the ceramic pre-filter can be fitted in a moment in order to extend the service life of the glass fiber filter. The Vario is compatible with most standard outdoor bottles and hydration bladders.

Microfiltration Method: Cleanable ceramic disc lengthens life of primary microfilter. 0.3-micron high surface area pleated glassfiber microfiber removes waterborne bacteria and cysts. Replaceable carbon core (2 bags of replaceable carbon included) reduces chemicals, pesticides and bad taste in water. Unit attaches directly to standard, wide-mouth bottles (not included) for filling; output hose works with hydration systems and large containers.

What's In-the-Box?

Water Filter (1 Filter System):
(1) Katadyn Vario Water Filter  
(1) Silicone Hose with Prefilter  
(1) Foam Float  
(1) Extra Gaskets, Lubricants & Cleaning Pad  
(1) Carry Bag  

Features & Functions

SKU: WA0069
Shipping Weight (lbs): 1.7500
Supply Duration: Indefinite
Estimated Shelf Life: Indefinite
Brand: Katadyn
Dimensions (LxWxH): 7.5" x 3.8" x 3"
Treatment Type: Bacteria, Chemicals/Toxins, Particulate, Protozoa
Cartridge Indicator: No
Water Treated: 1893 L. | 500 gal.
Bottle Attachment: Yes
Redundant Protection: No
Field Cleanable: Yes
Field Maintainable: Yes
Mechanical Advantage: Yes
Storage Requirements: To achieve maximum shelf life, store in an environment with a temperature of 60°F or lower and humidity of 10% or less. Shelf life statements are based on manufacturer claims, industry standards, and relevant studies from reliable sources. The Ready Store disclaims any liability or warranty as actual shelf life results may vary depending on individual storage conditions.
 
 

FREQUENTLY BOUGHT TOGETHER

Katadyn Vario Dual Filtration System
+
Katadyn Vario Replacement Filter
 
Price for Both Items Together:
$142.90

 

  • Like my name says, I am happy with the Vario

    • Value
    • Quality
    • Price
    153 of 285 people found this review helpful

    This pump is fast. When using the Fast setting it flies, I get around 2 liters per minute without rushing it. Like that it comes with extra gaskets and lubricant so over the years of use for camping I can get it back up to shape. I feel that it is fast for emergency use as well and since it is small and light it can take up little space in my camping gear box that doubles as my emergency preparedness.

    4/12/11

    Happy

  • Extras!

    • Value
    • Quality
    • Price
    4 of 6 people found this review helpful

    I like that this comes with extras! When preparing it is always good to have extras! Plus they would otherwise be hard to get for this filter separately if you even do happen to need them down the road.

    7/13/12

    Daniele

  • Great for Bug Out Bag!

    • Price
    • Value
    • Quality

    I purchased one of these just to keep in my bug out bag. It sure beats trying to lug many gallons of water in my pack!

    These filtration systems are highly rated and are made of quality materials and construction. I would purchase another Katadyn filter in a heartbeat!

    2/22/13

    6-Pack

  • Great little filter

    • Price
    • Value
    • Quality
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

    These are great little filter at a great price.

    3/10/13

    Richard

  • A Must Have

    • Price
    • Value
    • Quality

    This is a great filter at an exceptional price and it does an excellent job. It is fast and the water taste great, clean and pure.

    7/7/13

    Greg

  • Nice filter for basic needs

    • Price
    • Value
    • Quality

    This filter is great for traveling or camping.

    8/20/13

    Joseph

  • Great serviceable filter

    • Quality
    • Price
    • Value

    I love that the filter is serviceable. Parts are replaceable and readily available. Pumps fast (I always pre-filter water through a coffee filter) and has been bullet-proof.

    10/29/13

    Buckethead