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SteriPEN Protector Opti Water Purifier

    SteriPEN Protector Opti Water Purifier

    The SteriPEN Protector Opti water purifier is equipped with an optical water sensor for reliable performance so you can enjoy clean, purified water on the go. See details

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    Item # 839488

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    The SteriPEN Protector Opti water purifier is equipped with an optical water sensor for reliable performance so you can enjoy clean, purified water on the go.

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    The SteriPEN Protector Opti water purifier is equipped with an optical water sensor for reliable performance so you can enjoy clean, purified water on the go.

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    The SteriPEN Protector Opti water purifier is equipped with an optical water sensor for reliable performance so you can enjoy clean, purified water on the go.

    • Protector Opti purifier was originally designed for use by the military and is proudly made in the United States
    • Optical water sensor detects whether or not the device is in water and only allows the UV lamp to activate when the SteriPEN is immersed
    • After pressing the button to activate the SteriPEN, immerse the lamp and optical sensor; the UV lamp will then activate and emit UV light and visible blue light
    • Optical sensor doubles as a backup LED flashlight that can be handy when walking to the stream to get water; operate flashlight with SteriPEN cap in place to protect the lamp
    • Protector Opti requires no pumping, chemicals, test strips, extended time-keeping or filters; leaves no aftertaste, will not clog and does not require lubrication
    • Innovative SteriPEN system uses UV light rays instead of chemicals to purify water for drinking
    • Ultraviolet (UV-C) light rays safely sterilize clear water by destroying 99.99% of protozoa (including Giardia and Cryptosporidia ), bacteria and even viruses
    • 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 when used properly
    • SteriPEN protects you from risks that cause botulism, cholera, dysentery and typhoid, just to name a few
    • SteriPEN Protector Opti is simple to use: 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; carries easily in a shirt pocket
    • SteriPEN Protector Opti turns itself off once ultraviolet treatment is complete; light source can be used up to 8,000 times!
    • Watertight seals keep water away from the electronics; rubberized coating ensures secure handling in wet conditions
    • Low-power indicator lets you know when batteries need replacing; screw-off cap permits easy battery access
    • Use only on clear water, as cloudy, sediment-laden water hinders effectiveness; FitsAll prefilter (sold separately) clears particulates and debris from water
    • SteriPEN Protector Opti includes 2 nonrechargeable lithium CR123 batteries
    • SteriPEN Protector Opti water purifier includes batteries, instruction manuals and a small storage bag

    SteriPEN water purifiers meet U.S. Environmental Protection Agency standards for microbiological water purifiers and have been independently tested by the Oregon Health Sciences University and the universities of Arizona and Maine. For complete test results visit www.steripen.com.

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    SteriPEN Protector Opti Water Purifier Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Backpacking
    Ultraviolet
    Ultraviolet light
    Protozoa, bacteria and viruses
    Not applicable
    Not applicable
    32 fl. oz. per 90 sec.
    Not applicable
    Yes
    6.1 x 1.5 x 1 inches
    (With batteries) 3.6 ounces
    Filter type
    Filter medium
    Removes/Destroys
    Pump force
    Pump strokes per liter
    Output
    Housing material
    Field cleanable
    Dimensions
    Weight

    SteriPEN Protector Opti Water Purifier

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