AED Comparison

Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Pro


Defibtech - Lifeline

  Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Pro Defibtech - Lifeline
AED Brand Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Pro Defibtech - Lifeline

Cardiac Science, Inc. was formed in 1991 to develop FDA-approved rhythm-analysis software, the foundation for the first fully automatic bedside defibrillator.

In 2003, Cardiac Science launched the Powerheart G3 AED Pro for the professional responder. The AED allows for manual override and displays a full-color ECG.

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

Headquartered in Connecticut, Defibtech was formed in 1999.

In 2002, Defibtech introduced the Lifeline AED with its simple display and cost-effective price point.

AED Price $2,549 $1,195
Electrode Pads Shelf Life: 2 years 2 years
Electrode Pads Price Per Unit $51 $61
Battery Shelf Life: 1 year 5 or 7 years
Battery Price Per Unit: $449 $173
Secondary Battery Shelf Life: N/A 1 Year
Secondary Battery Price Per Unit: N/A $9
Total Cost of Ownership w/ Pedi Pads (during AED's warranty): DISCONTINUED $2,107
AED Warranty: 7 years 8 years
IP Rating: 24 54
Weight: 6.6 lbs 4.2 lbs
Dimensions (in): 10.6 X 12.4 X 3.3 8.5 X 11.8 X 2.7
CPR Coaching: No Passive
Electrode Pad Self Test: Yes No
Fully-automatic Option: No Yes; additional price
Convert AED to Trainer: No. Requires buying a simulator No. Requires buying a trainer
Bilingual: No No
Remote Monitoring: No No

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