Whole House Water Filtration Comparison Chart

Manufacturer: Vitasalus Pelican Pelican Aquasana Aquasana Cuzn
Model: PureMaster™
V-700™
PC600 PC1000 Rhino®
EQ-300
Premium
Rhino®
EQ-1000
WS-200B
Overall Rating:
Retail Price: $1,495.00 $1,184.00 $1,714.00 $999.00 $1,757.57 $1,595.00
Internet Price: $845.00 $799.00 $999.00 $699.30 $899.00 $1,595.00
Estimated Life: 7–10 years 5 years 5 years 3 years 10 years 5 years
Replacement Cost: $395.00 Media /
$795.00 Tank
$156.00 $216.00 $594.99 $769.30 $360.00
What's Replaced: Media or Tank Media Media Tank Tank Media
Filtration Media: Coconut Carbon /
Catalytic Carbon /
KDF 55
Coconut Carbon /
Catalytic Carbon /
KDF 55
Activated Carbon/
Copper-Zinc &
Crushed Mineral Stone
Activated Carbon/
Copper-Zinc &
Crushed Mineral Stone
KDF 55
Filtration Media Test: NSF Standard 42 NSF Standard 42 /
NSF Standard 53
(KDF55)
NSF Standard 42 /
NSF Standard 53
(KDF55)
NSF Standard 42 NSF Standard 42 NSF Standard 53
(KDF55)
Gallons Per Minute (GPM): 10 10 15 7 7 8
Tank Size: 10x54 8x44 10x54 9x46 9x46
Media Volume: 2.00 cu. ft.
Media Weight: 55 lbs
Fiberglass Tank: Yes Yes w/ S/S Jacket Yes w/ S/S Jacket Yes Yes
Underbedding: Advanced Vortech Bottom Plate Standard Gravel and
bottom basket
Standard Gravel and
bottom basket
Standard Gravel and
bottom basket
Standard Gravel and
bottom basket
Waste Water: No No No No No
Warranty: Limited Lifetime /
7 years Media ???
Limited Lifetime /
5 years Media
Limited Lifetime /
5 years Media
3 years 10 years 10 years
Sediment Pre-Filter: 0.35 Micron 5 Micron 5 Micron 5 Micron 5 Micron No
Gallon Capacity: 700,000 600,000 1,000,000 300,000 1,000,000 500,000
City / Well: City/Well*** City/Well City/Well City City City
Chlorine: Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Chloramines: Yes Yes Yes No No No
Inhibits Bacterial Growth: No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Electricity Required: No No No No No Yes
Backwash Required: No No No No No Yes
Performance Guarantee: Yes Yes (5 year) Yes (5 year) Yes (90 days) Yes (90 days) No
Warranty Requires
Licensed Plumber:
No No No No No No
Can Be Installed Outside: Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No