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Definitions:

  • KDF: KDF is a water treatment system that uses metal to remove chlorine, chlorine gas, and certain heavy metals away from the water.
  • American Virgin crystals: The Crystals energize the water making the soap lather more. It is similar to the feeling of softened water.
  • Eaglyte Media: It removes inorganic contaminates such as lead and other heavy functions.
  • Micron Post Filter: catches any fine carbons missed by the initial flush.
Name Filtration System Functions Longevity
Replacement Cartridges
Attach-ments
Adjusts?
Warranty
Additional Info
Lowest Prices Found
Sprite High Output KDF & Chlorgon Removes Free and some combined Chlorine, Sediment, Hydrogen Sulfide, Iron oxide, Odors, & pH balanced 1 YEAR or 1,500 gal.
YES (HOC), Reversible
No
Yes
Limited Lifetime
Pressure tested to 600 psi
Sprite Slimline KDF & Chlorgon Removes Free and some combined Chlorine, Sediment, Hydrogen Sulfide, Iron oxide, Odors, & pH balanced Cartridge Life - 6 months
Yes (SLC) Non-reversible in this model
No
Yes & 3-way massage
1 year limited
Adds only 1.5" to to shower length
Sprite Royale Hand Held KDF & Chlorgon Removes Free and some combined Chlorine, Sediment, Hydrogen Sulfide, Iron oxide, Odors, & pH balanced Cartridge - 6 Months
Yes (HHC) Reversible
72" Reinforced Hose
5-way Massage
1 year limited
White, Gold, Chrome
Sprite Prestige Filtered Shower Head KDF & Chlorgon Removes Free and some combined Chlorine, Sediment, Hydrogen Sulfide, Iron oxide, Odors, & pH balanced Cartridge - 6 Months
Yes (SLC) Reversible
NO
3-way massaging
1 year limited
Chrome or Gold Trim
Royale Filtered Shower Head KDF & Chlorgon Removes Free and some combined Chlorine, Sediment, Hydrogen Sulfide, Iron oxide, Odors, & pH balanced Cartridge - 6 Months
Yes (SLC) Reversible
NO
Deluxe 5-way massage
1 year limited
Soft touch adjustment pads Anti-scaling spray nozzle
Sprite Hand-held KDF & Chlorgon Removes Free and some combined Chlorine, Sediment, Hydrogen Sulfide, Iron oxide, Odors, & pH balanced Cartridge Life 3 months (reversible)
YES
72" reinforced nylon hose w/ mounting bracket
YES
1 year limited
Reversible Filter in Head
Sprite Dual Action (shower head not included) KDF & Chlorgon Removes Free and some combined Chlorine, Sediment, Hydrogen Sulfide, Iron oxide, Odors, & pH balanced 15,000 or 1 Year
NO (has a back flush adapter)
NO
NO
1 year limited
 
 Best Buy
Sprite Shower Falls KDF & Chlorgon Removes Free and some combined Chlorine, Sediment, Hydrogen Sulfide, Iron oxide, Odors, & pH balanced Cartridge Life 3 Months (reversible)
YES
72"H Reinforced Hose
Ultra deluxe 5 way Massaging 3 Positions dual swivel
1 year limited
Chrome Plated Brass Bracket and Swivel Ball Extension / Triple Plated Finish
Sprite All In One KDF & Chlorgon Removes Free and some combined Chlorine, Sediment, Hydrogen Sulfide, Iron oxide, Odors, & pH balanced Cartridge Life 6 months
YES (A1C)
NO
3 Way Massaging
1 year limited
Chrome or Gold Trim
Rainshow'r Crystal Ball Bath Declorinator Formula 73 (KDF) & American Virgin crystals 100% Chlorine & Chloromines 300 baths or 1 Year
YES
NO
YES
 
NO Installation Great for a babies bath, good for a spa (use two + resanitize)
Rainshow'r CQ--1000-ms Crystalline Quartz Shower Filter KDF55 & Amercan Virgin Crystals 90% Chlorine, Softens water Increased lathering & Sudsing Cartridge Life 6-9 months
YES
YES
NO
1 YEAR
Specially-Formulated Bacteriostatic KDF ® and Zeolite Media: better chlorine removal than standard KDF ® formula!
Rainshow'r CQ-1000-MS - Crystalline Quartz Shower Filter w/Massage Head KDF 55 & Amercan Virgin Crystals 90% Chlorine Softens Water Increased lathering & Sudsing Cartridge Life 6-9 months
YES
NO
NO
1 YEAR
brass craft massage head
Rainshow'r Shower Filter RS-502 KDF-55 & Amercan Virgin Crystals 90% Chlorine 15,000 gal. (can be doubled w/ proper maintence
NO (has a back flush adapter)
YES
NO
1 YEAR
Twice Rated "BEST BUY" by a consumer group
AquaStream 2 Year Shower Filter SF-1000 KDF & Activated Charcoal Chlorine & Softens Minimizes mold, mildew, and algae ~2 years
NO
NO
YES
2 YEAR
prevents water channeling
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