Side-by-Side Comparison - Backpacking Water Treatment

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Price $64.99 at Amazon
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Pros Very fast, light and inexpensive
Cons Assembly is difficult, outlet hose not compatible with all vessels
Bottom Line A durable, fast gravity filter that is a great choice for group backcountry trips.
Weighted Metrics Katadyn Gravity Camp 6L
Reliability - 25%
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Weight - 20%
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Treatment Capacity - 20%
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Speed - 15%
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Ease Of Use - 20%
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Product Specs Katadyn Gravity Camp 6L
Weight (including bag and all things that would be carried) (ounces) 11.5 oz
Effective Against Protozoa, bacteria, cysts
Time to Treat a Liter (Timed Test) 40 seconds for 1 liter
Flow 2 liters per min
Dimensions 10 x 6 x 2.4 in
Filter Media Pleated glassfiber/carbon
Filter Pore Size 0.2 micron
Cartridge Life 1,500 liters
Filters Particulate? Yes
Water Bottle Adapter No