AED Comparison

Philips - HeartStart FRx

vs.

ZOLL - AED Plus

  Philips - HeartStart FRx ZOLL - AED Plus
AED Brand Philips - HeartStart FRx ZOLL - AED Plus
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.

ZOLL Medical Corporation was formed in 1980 with co-founders including Dr. Zoll who had previously been the first physician to successfully use external defibrillation to regulate heart rhythms in patients and discovered that external electrical countershock is effective in terminating supraventricular tachycardia and ventricular tachycardia.

In 2002, the ZOLL AED Plus defibrillator received 510(k) marketing clearance from the FDA. The ZOLL AED Plus was the first system to provide instantaneous feedback on the depth and rate of chest compressions during CPR.

The Fully Automatic version of the AED Plus was introduced in 2013.

AED Price $1,691 $1,699
Electrode Pads Shelf Life: 2 years 5 years
Electrode Pads Price Per Unit $56 $177
Battery Shelf Life: 4 years 5 years
Battery Price Per Unit: $169 $79
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 $2,253
AED Warranty: 8 years 7 years
IP Rating: 55 55
Weight: 3.5 6.7 lbs
Dimensions (in): 7.1 X 8.9 X 2.4 9.5 X 11.5 X 5.25
CPR Coaching: Passive No, but has CPR feedback
Electrode Pad Self Test: Yes No
Fully-automatic Option: No Yes
Convert AED to Trainer: Yes No. Requires buying a simulator
Bilingual: No No
Remote Monitoring: No No

Cost of Ownership

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