Item#: 06-9612

Katadyn Vario Portable Water Filter

Our Price: $99.99
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In the outdoors,  you need a water filter for all conditions – clear or dirty water the Katadyn Vario is only water filter adjustable for different conditions. This portable water filter combines the two best technologies – ceramic (longer life) and pleated microfiltration (faster flow).

  • In “longer life mode”, the turbid water is first prefiltered through the ceramic disk. By doing this, you remove various particles before it reaches the glassfiber filter therefore extending the life of filter. In this mode, you will produce up to 1 quart per minute of clean drinkable water.

  • In “faster mode”,  the water is directed straight to the glassfiber filter. Without the additional ceramic filtration, the water is not pre-filtered in which causes the glassfiber filter to become worn much quicker. In this mode, you will produce up to 2 quarts per minute of clean drinkable water.

Quick Facts

  • Effective against microorganisms, bad taste, and chemicals
  • Suitable for solo use and small groups up 5 people
  • suitable for clear, cloudy and extremely dirty water
  • For daily or very frequency use
  • Lightweight and portable


The Katadyn Vario also features a replaceable activated carbon core which reduces chemicals and improved taste and odor. The dual piston mechanism provides continuous water flow with minimal effort. The base of the Vario attaches directly to water bottles or output hose can be use to fill hydration system (CamelBak) or larger containers.

  • Produces up to two quarts per minute in the faster flow mode and one quart per minute in longer life mode
  • Replaceable carbon core keeps water tasting fresh; reduces chemicals, odors, and toxins throughout the life of the cartridge
  • Dual piston technology provides maximum output with minimum effort
  • Adapter base attaches directly to water bottles or an output hose can be used to fill hydration systems or larger containers

The Katadyn Vario is a must-have for anyone that needs clean water within 60 seconds time!


How Does It Work

Kataydyn Vario Portable Water Filter



  • Ideal portable water filter for 1 to 4 people
  • Faster water flow – up to 2 quarts per minute of clean drinkable water
  • Multi-stage Filtration: a simply turn engages a ceramic prefilter for longer life in dirty water or a glassfiber filter in normal conditions
  • Replaceable carbon keeps water tasting fresh; reduces chemicals, odors and toxins through life of cartridge
  • Ceramic prefilter is a cleanable dirt shield that extends the life of your filter
  • Prefect for width mouth bottles and hydration systems


What's In The Box

  • Katadyn Vario water filter
  • Vario microfilter cartridge
  • Vario ceramic disc
  • Intake hose
  • Output hose with Bottle Clip
  • Carry Bag
  • Cleaning Pad (For Ceramic Disc)


Dimensions 7.5" x 4" (10 x 19 cm)
Weight  Approx. 15 oz
Capacity Up to 500 gallons (2,000 liters) depending on water quality
Hose Length 36"
Technology Pumpfilter; ceramic prefilter, 0.3  micron glasfibre membrance, replaceable activated carbon granulate
Effect Eliminates bacteria, protozoa, cysts, algae, spores, sediments. Reduces chemicals and improves and odor
Ouput Approx. 2 quarts/min (Faster Flow)
Approx. 1 quart/min (Longer Life)