AED Comparison

Cardiac Science - Powerheart G5


Philips - HeartStart Onsite

  Cardiac Science - Powerheart G5 Philips - HeartStart Onsite
AED Brand Cardiac Science - Powerheart G5 Philips - HeartStart Onsite

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 OnSite was launched for sale in 2001. The OnSite features SmartPad technology to guide the user through the pad placement and daily testing of all main components of the AED including pad functionality.

AED Price $1,820 $1,275
Electrode Pads Shelf Life: 2 years 2 years
Electrode Pads Price Per Unit $225 $67
Battery Shelf Life: 4 years 4 years
Battery Price Per Unit: $395 $169
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 $2,175
AED Warranty: 8 years 8 years
IP Rating: 55 21
Weight: 5.7 lbs 3.3
Dimensions (in): 9 X 11.8 X 3.4 7.4 X 8.3 X 2.8
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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