How to Choose the Best AED for Your Office

September 10, 2020 | Last Updated: July 27, 2021

Best AED for:
AED Price

Recommendation: purchase the AED with the lowest TCO

AED Model Winner: HeartSine samaritan PAD 350P or 360P

Best AED for:
Connectivity

Recommendation: purchase an AED model that has connectivity features that allow for remote monitoring and maintenance of your device

AED Model Winner: HeartSine samaritan PAD 350P or 360P (more affordable than the Physio-Control CR2 product with similar connectivity feature set)

Best AED for:
Usability

Recommendation: demo different AED models to see which is the most user-friendly for you and your personnel

AED Model Winner: show each AED model to someone in your office who has never seen an AED before and ask them which unit is intuitive to use

Best AED for:
IP Rating

Recommendation: for offices who need an AED to withstand significant dust and water exposure, purchase an AED with a higher IP rating.

AED Model Winner: HeartSine samaritan 350P or HeartSine samaritan 450P IP56

Best AED for:
Semi-Automatic vs Fully-Automatic

Recommendation: purchase a Fully Automatic AEDs to streamline the emergency response.

AED Model Winner: HeartSine 360P

Best AED for:
CPR Feedback

Recommendation: While CPR Feedback is a nice feature, it is not the most important AED feature.

AED Model Winner: Zoll AED Plus