Online: www.REI.com URL for this product: First Need XLE Elite Water Purifier The First Need XLE™ Elite water purifier delivers convenient chemical-free water purification for outdoor adventures and international travel. XLE Elite purifier is more durable and has a larger capacity than the previous model, the XL water purifier Structured Matrix 3-stage purification technology provides natural and ecological removal of contaminants down to 0.1 micron nominal (0.4 absolute) Purifier is certified to EPA Guide Standard for microbiological purifiers against bacteria, cysts and viruses; removes giardia and cryptosporidia Also removes dirt, unpleasant tastes and chemicals such as pesticides and herbicides Cleanout Port on top make it easy to clean the canister without having to remove hoses or reverse the flow of water; reduces the chance for accidental contact with dirty water Easy-grip, ergonomic handle provides comfortable pumping; double-action pump is field serviceable XLE Elite canister is more resistant to damage from dropping than previous versions; canister is also compatible with the First Need XL water purifer Fast flow rate of 1.89 liters per min. lets you enjoy clean, great-tasting water in no time at all XLE Elite purifier's large capacity lets you purify up to 180 gal. before needing to replace the canister Direct Connect attaches unit snugly to many wide-mouth and narrow-mouth water bottles and hydration systems, sold separately Attach the drink tube on your Camelbak® hydration reservoir (sold separately) directly to canister so you can refill without removing the reservoir from your bag Adapters (not included) allow attachment directly to select Platypus flexible bottles and Nalgene water bottles with sport caps, sold separately Included prefilter removes larger contaminants before they reach the purifier; adjustable float lets you position the prefilter exactly where you want it Use the included gravity feed kit for hands-free purification without pumping Long, kink-free inlet hose provides consistent flow First Need XLE Elite water purifer includes a lightweight storage bag 1 lb. weight includes filter canister (does not include storage bag)
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Backpacking Pump Structured matrix micro-strainer Protozoa, bacteria and viruses Unavailable Unavailable 1.89 liters per minute Polypropylene No 6.25 x 4.9 x 2.8 inches 1 pound Filter type Filter medium Removes/Destroys Pump force Pump strokes per liter Output Housing material Field cleanable Dimensions Weight First Need XLE Elite Water Purifier Customer Reviews
Easy to pump Good filtration