AED Comparison

Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Plus


Philips - HeartStart FR3

  Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Plus Philips - HeartStart FR3
AED Brand Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Plus Philips - HeartStart FR3

Cardiac Science, Inc. was formed in 1991 to develop FDA-approved rhythm-analysis software, the foundation for their first fully automatic bedside defibrillator. In 2003, Cardiac Science launched the Powerheart G3 AED.

In 2019, ZOLL Medical Corporation acquired Cardiac Science. According to online Cardiac Science distributors, the Cardiac Science Powerheart AED G3 Plus has been discontinued by the manufacturer.

Philips & Co was founded in 1891.

The HeartStart FR3 was launched for sale to professional responders in 2011.

The Philips HeartStart FR3 has been discontinued for sale by the manufacturer.

AED Price $1,445 $2,520
Electrode Pads Shelf Life: 2 years 2 years
Electrode Pads Price Per Unit $51 $46
Battery Shelf Life: 4 years 3 years
Battery Price Per Unit: $398 $270
Secondary Battery Shelf Life: N/A N/A
Secondary Battery Price Per Unit: N/A N/A
Total Cost of Ownership w/ Pedi Pads (during AED's warranty): DISCONTINUED DISCONTINUED
AED Warranty: 7 years 5 years
IP Rating: 24 55
Weight: 6.6 lbs 3.5
Dimensions (in): 10.6 X 12.4 X 3.3 5.3 X 8.7 X 2.7
CPR Coaching: Passive Passive
Electrode Pad Self Test: Yes Yes
Fully-automatic Option: Yes; same price No
Convert AED to Trainer: No. Requires buying a trainer Yes
Bilingual: No No
Remote Monitoring: No No

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