AED Comparison

Philips - HeartStart FRx

vs.

Physio Control - Lifepak CRPlus

  Philips - HeartStart FRx Physio Control - Lifepak CRPlus
AED Brand Philips - HeartStart FRx Physio Control - Lifepak CRPlus
Description

Philips & Co was founded in 1891.

The HeartStart FRx was brought to the United States market in 2005. The HeartStart FRx AED has a rugged design and usefule pediatric key.

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 $1,691 $1,745
Electrode Pads Shelf Life: 2 years 2 years
Electrode Pads Price Per Unit $56 Pad/Battery combo
Battery Shelf Life: 4 years 2 years
Battery Price Per Unit: $169 $110
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): $2,280 DISCONTINUED
AED Warranty: 8 years 8 years
IP Rating: 55 55
Weight: 3.5 4.5
Dimensions (in): 7.1 X 8.9 X 2.4 8 X 9.5 X 4.2
CPR Coaching: Passive No
Electrode Pad Self Test: Yes Yes
Fully-automatic Option: No Yes; additional price
Convert AED to Trainer: Yes No. Requires buying a trainer
Bilingual: No No
Remote Monitoring: No No

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