Nearly a third of the hikers/travelers that head out each year will end up compromising their intestinal health by drinking “bad “water. SteriPEN has been offering a healthy solution since the late 1990’s. This August, SteriPEN introduces its newest model the SteriPEN Ultra, featuring an OLED indicator that flashes a smile when your water is safe to drink.
At 4.8 oz, SteriPEN Ultra weighs less than a good sized apple, and treats 50 full liters before you have to recharge its internal battery using a USB cable.
User-friendly, high contrast OLED screen makes evident of the performance of the pen and the safety of your drinking water.
Treats 1 L in 90 seconds, .5L in just 48 seconds!
USB-rechargeable via computer, wall outlet or portable solar panel.
8,000 treatment impact-resistant quartz UV bulb saves 16,000 plastic water bottles from the landfill.
MSRP $99.95 Available to the retailers late 4th quarter 2012
The Freedom Solar Bundle: The premium Freedom SteriPEN, our ultra-light, high end travel model is now enhanced by a matching compact solar charger the size of an iphone. This 2.6oz, USB rechargeable model comes with everything you’ll need to treat your water, store it, and recharge. MSRP $149.95. Available to retailers 4th quarter 2012.
SteriPEN is a small company on the coast of Maine. Inventor Miles Maiden, created and patented the first portable UV light water purifier in the late 90’s. Since then, Hydro-Photon (makers of SteriPEN) has over 2 dozen patents and patents pending, worldwide. SteriPENs are used all over the world by travelers, emergency rescue workers, climbers of Mt Everest, householders, weekend hikers, and Navy seals. No stranger to the limelight, SteriPEN was recognized in 2011 by TIME Magazine as one of the Top 100 Gadgets of our time.
SteriPENs are safe and well tested. Public documents show the product standing up to, and in some cases even exceeding, EPA testing standards.
How do you use it? Press a button. Wait till the light blinks. Stir for 90 seconds. Drink up!
If you’re the kind of person who likes to stack the odds in your favor, you may want to add a SteriPEN to your gear. You, and those you care about, may be glad you did.