AED Comparison

Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Plus

vs.

Philips - HeartStart FRx

  Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Plus Philips - HeartStart FRx
AED Brand Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Plus Philips - HeartStart FRx
Description

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 FRx was brought to the United States market in 2005. The HeartStart FRx AED has a rugged design and usefule pediatric key.

AED Price $1,445 $1,691
Electrode Pads Shelf Life: 2 years 2 years
Electrode Pads Price Per Unit $51 $56
Battery Shelf Life: 4 years 4 years
Battery Price Per Unit: $398 $169
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 $2,280
AED Warranty: 7 years 8 years
IP Rating: 24 55
Weight: 6.6 lbs 3.5
Dimensions (in): 10.6 X 12.4 X 3.3 7.1 X 8.9 X 2.4
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

Cost of Ownership

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