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Pro Filters out even the dirtiest wate
Thanks to the three-stage filtration system it not only removes most bacteria and protozoa, it also removes viruses and many other contaminants like chlorine and heavy metals with the use of an integrated carbon filter. This is a feature that almost none of personal water filters have.
While the pump may look plasticky and fragile it actually is made from very durable lightweight polymer hat can withstand lot of pressure and abuse.
Pro Cheap filter replacements
Each of the filters used in this system can be replaced if necessary. They last quite a long time with the carbon filter lasting 260 gallons of water and costs 12 dollars to replace while the pre-filter can be cleaned and costs 7 dollars if replacement is necessary. The Membrane Ultra filter can be backflushed and costs around 12 dollars.
Pro Can be used in various ways
There are several ways you can use the pump - drink directly from fresh water source, pump into the included cup or pump into any bottle or portable hydration device pack.
Con You need to work for clean water
The filtration system isn’t driven by gravity or any electronics instead you need to manually pump to get the water filtrated. This can be very time consuming and tiresome if you need to filter large amounts of water.
Con Needs to be cleaned and maintained
After your camping trip has been finished it is advisable to dissemble the filtration system and clean it out thoroughly to avoid bacteria growth.