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Cardiac Science - Powerheart G5


HeartSine - Samaritan PAD 450P

  Cardiac Science - Powerheart G5 HeartSine - Samaritan PAD 450P
AED Brand Cardiac Science - Powerheart G5 HeartSine - Samaritan PAD 450P

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

In 2015, Cardiac Science launched the Powerheart G5 AED, a rugged military grade device featuring optional compression feedback pads, and the first AED with bilingual on the fly capabilities.

In 2019, ZOLL Medical Corporation acquired Cardiac Science.

HeartSine was founded in 1998 to continue innovative development of advanced lifesaving products for the treatment of sudden cardiac arrest. Their passion to innovate began thirty years earlier when they invented the first mobile defibrillator.

In 2015, HeartSine launched the Samaritan PAD 450P AED, offering real-time visual & verbal audio feedback.

In 2015, HeartSine was acquired by Physio-Control, who was subsequently acquired by Stryker in 2016.

AED Price $1,820 $1,465
Electrode Pads Shelf Life: 2 years 4 years
Electrode Pads Price Per Unit $225 Pad/Battery combo
Battery Shelf Life: 4 years 4 years
Battery Price Per Unit: $395 $186
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): $2,830 $2,108
AED Warranty: 8 years 8 years
IP Rating: 55 56
Weight: 5.7 lbs 2.4
Dimensions (in): 9 X 11.8 X 3.4 7.25 X 8 X 1.9
CPR Coaching: Responsive Yes, and feedback
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: Yes No
Remote Monitoring: No Yes. Requires Gateway purchase (WiFi only)

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