AED Comparison

Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Plus


Philips - HeartStart Onsite

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

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 OnSite was launched for sale in 2001. The OnSite features SmartPad technology to guide the user through the pad placement and daily testing of all main components of the AED including pad functionality.

AED Price $1,445 $1,275
Electrode Pads Shelf Life: 2 years 2 years
Electrode Pads Price Per Unit $51 $67
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 $2,175
AED Warranty: 7 years 8 years
IP Rating: 24 21
Weight: 6.6 lbs 3.3
Dimensions (in): 10.6 X 12.4 X 3.3 7.4 X 8.3 X 2.8
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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