AED Comparison

Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Pro

vs.

Physio Control - Lifepak Express

  Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Pro Physio Control - Lifepak Express
AED Brand Cardiac Science - Powerheart G3 Pro Physio Control - Lifepak Express
Description

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.

In 1955, Physio-Control was incorporated by Seattle based cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Edmark who developed the prototype ‘breadboard’ DC defibrillator.

In the early 2000’s, the LifePak Express launched as a cost effective alternative to the LifePak CR Plus.

Physio Control was acquired by Stryker in 2016. The LifePak Express AED has been deemed "end of life" and discontinued by the manufacturer.

AED Price $2,549 $1,435
Electrode Pads Shelf Life: 2 years 2 years
Electrode Pads Price Per Unit $51 Pad/Battery combo
Battery Shelf Life: 1 year 2 years
Battery Price Per Unit: $449 $110
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 X4
Weight: 6.6 lbs 4.5
Dimensions (in): 10.6 X 12.4 X 3.3 8 X 9.5 X 4.2
CPR Coaching: No No
Electrode Pad Self Test: Yes Yes
Fully-automatic Option: No No
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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