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Defibtech - Lifeline


Physio Control - Lifepak CRPlus

  Defibtech - Lifeline Physio Control - Lifepak CRPlus
AED Brand Defibtech - Lifeline Physio Control - Lifepak CRPlus

Headquartered in Connecticut, Defibtech was formed in 1999.

In 2002, Defibtech introduced the Lifeline AED with its simple display and cost-effective price point.

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

In 2002, the LifePak CR Plus launched as the fully automatic defibrillator.

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

AED Price $1,195 $1,745
Electrode Pads Shelf Life: 2 years 2 years
Electrode Pads Price Per Unit $61 Pad/Battery combo
Battery Shelf Life: 5 or 7 years 2 years
Battery Price Per Unit: $173 $110
Secondary Battery Shelf Life: 1 Year N/A
Secondary Battery Price Per Unit: $9 N/A
Total Cost of Ownership w/ Pedi Pads (during AED's warranty): $2,107 DISCONTINUED
AED Warranty: 8 years 8 years
IP Rating: 54 55
Weight: 4.2 lbs 4.5
Dimensions (in): 8.5 X 11.8 X 2.7 8 X 9.5 X 4.2
CPR Coaching: Passive No
Electrode Pad Self Test: No Yes
Fully-automatic Option: Yes; additional price Yes; additional price
Convert AED to Trainer: No. Requires buying a trainer No. Requires buying a trainer
Bilingual: No No
Remote Monitoring: No No

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