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Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Plus


Physio Control - Lifepak 1000

  Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Plus Physio Control - Lifepak 1000
AED Brand Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Plus Physio Control - Lifepak 1000

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.

In 1955, Physio-Control was incorporated by Seattle based cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Edmark.

In 2006, the LifePak 1000 was introduced for the professional responder.

Physio Control was subsequently acquired by Stryker in 2016.

AED Price $1,445 $1,825
Electrode Pads Shelf Life: 2 years 2 years
Electrode Pads Price Per Unit $51 $43
Battery Shelf Life: 4 years 4 years
Battery Price Per Unit: $398 $389
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 $2,962
AED Warranty: 7 years 5 years
IP Rating: 24 55
Weight: 6.6 lbs 7.1
Dimensions (in): 10.6 X 12.4 X 3.3 9.2 X 10.9 X 3.4
CPR Coaching: Passive No
Electrode Pad Self Test: Yes Yes
Fully-automatic Option: Yes; same price No
Convert AED to Trainer: No. Requires buying a trainer No. Requires buying a trainer
Bilingual: No No
Remote Monitoring: No No

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