AED Comparison

Cardiac Science - Powerheart G5


Philips - HeartStart FR3

  Cardiac Science - Powerheart G5 Philips - HeartStart FR3
AED Brand Cardiac Science - Powerheart G5 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 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.

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 $1,820 $2,520
Electrode Pads Shelf Life: 2 years 2 years
Electrode Pads Price Per Unit $225 $46
Battery Shelf Life: 4 years 3 years
Battery Price Per Unit: $395 $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): $2,830 DISCONTINUED
AED Warranty: 8 years 5 years
IP Rating: 55 55
Weight: 5.7 lbs 3.5
Dimensions (in): 9 X 11.8 X 3.4 5.3 X 8.7 X 2.7
CPR Coaching: Responsive Passive
Electrode Pad Self Test: Yes Yes
Fully-automatic Option: Yes; same price No
Convert AED to Trainer: No. Requires buying a trainer Yes
Bilingual: Yes No
Remote Monitoring: No No

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