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SweetWater® Microfilter

Simple, effective water filtration for backpacking and camping. Learn more.

$89.95
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Treading the middle ground between our lightest and most durable filters, the SweetWater Microfilter makes water treatment easy. Simple, lightweight and versatile, it’s the perfect water treatment option for light to moderate use, with the capacity to easily step-up to the demands of the occasional big trip. It pumps easily with a 4:1 mechanical advantage, producing 1L per minute and can easily be cleaned in the field without tools to restore flow rates. Package includes: SweetWater microfilter, 80-micron stainless-steel prefilter, (2) color-coded silicone hoses, foam float, water bottle adapter, cleaning brush, and stuff sack.
  • Testing: Testing: Meets NSF protocol P231 for removal of bacteria (99.9999%) and protozoa (99.9%) from beginning to end of filter life in “worst-case” water.
  • Fresh Tasting Water: Activated carbon core helps eliminate taste and odors.
  • Easy to Use: Unique lever-action pump handle has a 4-to-1 mechanical advantage,
  • Lightweight: Weighing just 11 oz., it's one of the lightest filters on the market.
  • Compact: Handle folds flat when not in use for easy packing and storage.
Weight (Standard) 11oz Weight (Metric) 0.32 kg
Width (Standard) 2 in Width (Metric) 5 cm
Length (Standard) 7.5 in Length (Metric) 19 cm
Effective against bacteria Yes Effective against chemicals/toxins Yes
Effective against particulate Yes Effective against protozoa Yes
Effective against viruses No Filter media Silica Depth
Filter pore size (microns) 0.2 Flow (L/min) 1 liters per min
Flow (strokes per liter) 75 Cartridge life 750 liters
Field cleanable Yes Field maintainable No
Water Bottle Adapter Yes Cartridge replacement indicator Yes
Archived Product Yes Mechanical advantage Yes
Country of Origin Made in the U.S.A. of U.S. and Imported Materials

Behind the Scenes: MSR Water Research Lab

Documents and Instructions

We Believe in What We Build

We know that in the backcountry, reliable gear is critical. That’s why MSR gear has always been engineered to the highest quality standards and rigorously tested before it reaches you.

Seattle Repair Shop

If your MSR gear is in need of repair, please contact our Seattle Repair Shop at 1-800-245-2992 and our technicians will work to find you a solution as quickly as possible. A majority of the time, MSR products can be repaired.

Warranty

If you are experiencing an issue that you feel falls under the MSR Limited Warranty, we’re here to help with that too. Please contact our team to get started.


Start Service >

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Description
Treading the middle ground between our lightest and most durable filters, the SweetWater Microfilter makes water treatment easy. Simple, lightweight and versatile, it’s the perfect water treatment option for light to moderate use, with the capacity to easily step-up to the demands of the occasional big trip. It pumps easily with a 4:1 mechanical advantage, producing 1L per minute and can easily be cleaned in the field without tools to restore flow rates. Package includes: SweetWater microfilter, 80-micron stainless-steel prefilter, (2) color-coded silicone hoses, foam float, water bottle adapter, cleaning brush, and stuff sack.
  • Testing: Testing: Meets NSF protocol P231 for removal of bacteria (99.9999%) and protozoa (99.9%) from beginning to end of filter life in “worst-case” water.
  • Fresh Tasting Water: Activated carbon core helps eliminate taste and odors.
  • Easy to Use: Unique lever-action pump handle has a 4-to-1 mechanical advantage,
  • Lightweight: Weighing just 11 oz., it's one of the lightest filters on the market.
  • Compact: Handle folds flat when not in use for easy packing and storage.
Made in the U.S.A. of U.S. and Imported Materials
Tech Specs
Weight (Standard) 11oz Weight (Metric) 0.32 kg
Width (Standard) 2 in Width (Metric) 5 cm
Length (Standard) 7.5 in Length (Metric) 19 cm
Effective against bacteria Yes Effective against chemicals/toxins Yes
Effective against particulate Yes Effective against protozoa Yes
Effective against viruses No Filter media Silica Depth
Filter pore size (microns) 0.2 Flow (L/min) 1 liters per min
Flow (strokes per liter) 75 Cartridge life 750 liters
Field cleanable Yes Field maintainable No
Water Bottle Adapter Yes Cartridge replacement indicator Yes
Archived Product Yes Mechanical advantage Yes
Country of Origin Made in the U.S.A. of U.S. and Imported Materials
Videos

Behind the Scenes: MSR Water Research Lab

FAQs & Documents

Documents and Instructions

Warranty & Repairs

Returns & Warranty Info

We Believe in What We Build

We know that in the backcountry, reliable gear is critical. That’s why MSR gear has always been engineered to the highest quality standards and rigorously tested before it reaches you.

Seattle Repair Shop

If your MSR gear is in need of repair, please contact our Seattle Repair Shop at 1-800-245-2992 and our technicians will work to find you a solution as quickly as possible. A majority of the time, MSR products can be repaired.

Warranty

If you are experiencing an issue that you feel falls under the MSR Limited Warranty, we’re here to help with that too. Please contact our team to get started.


Start Service >

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