AED Comparison

Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Pro


Philips - HeartStart FR3

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

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.

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 $2,549 $2,520
Electrode Pads Shelf Life: 2 years 2 years
Electrode Pads Price Per Unit $51 $46
Battery Shelf Life: 1 year 3 years
Battery Price Per Unit: $449 $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: No Passive
Electrode Pad Self Test: Yes Yes
Fully-automatic Option: No No
Convert AED to Trainer: No. Requires buying a simulator Yes
Bilingual: No No
Remote Monitoring: No No

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