AED Comparison

Physio Control - Lifepak CR2



  Physio Control - Lifepak CR2 ZOLL - AED 3
AED Brand Physio Control - Lifepak CR2 ZOLL - AED 3

In 1955, Physio-Control was incorporated by Seattle based cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Edmark.

In 2016, the LifePak CR2 defibrillator was launched for sale in Europe, followed by approval in 2019 in the United States. The LifePak CR2 can be ordered in a variety of configurations including single or dual language, semi-automatic or fully-automic, and with a handle or with a case. The CR2 can also be ordered in a wifi-enabled configuration or not, known as the USB configuration.

Physio Control was acquired by Stryker in 2016.

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 2016, the ZOLL AED 3 was approved for distribution in Europe. Four years later, in 2020, the BLS version of the ZOLL AED 3 was approved for sale in the United States.

The ZOLL AED 3 has a color screen and provides images to assist the rescuer, giving them real-time CPR feedback which includes both rate and depth of compressions. The ZOLL AED 3 features built-in WiFi connectivity capabilities to assist with maintenance and monitoring.

AED Price $1,795 $1,895
Electrode Pads Shelf Life: 4 years 5 years
Electrode Pads Price Per Unit $145 $175
Battery Shelf Life: 4 years 2-4 years
Battery Price Per Unit: $250 $160
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): $2,465 $2,096
AED Warranty: 8 years 8 years
IP Rating: 55 55
Weight: 4.5 5.5 lbs
Dimensions (in): 10.8 X 4.5 X 8.9 9.3 X 9.7 X 5
CPR Coaching: Passive Yes, and has CPR feedback
Electrode Pad Self Test: Yes No
Fully-automatic Option: Yes; additional price Yes
Convert AED to Trainer: Requires buying a trainer No. Requires buying a simulator
Bilingual: Yes Yes
Remote Monitoring: Yes. WiFi version (WiFi only) Yes. WiFi version (WiFi only)

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