Trading-In Old AEDs | When to Upgrade Aging Automated External Defibrillators

Medtronic LIFEPAK 500

Did your organization invest in AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) a long time ago?  If so, bravo for embracing life-safety and for protecting your people (who are obviously your most important assets.)  This short article serves as a guide for which AEDs have been discontinued, out of warranty or been deemed “end of life.”  Lets the define the differences:  discontinued means … Read More

When to Replace Philips HeartStart ForeRunner or FR2 AEDs

Replacing ForeRunner AEDs from HeartStream

Philips Healthcare manufactures the popular HeartStart AEDs that are typically in a distinctive red carrying case.  AED One-Stop Shop is an “authorized Philips National Distributor” and we often get questions about AEDs being discontinued and when to replace them.  If you’ve had AEDs for about 10 – 20 years it’s possible that your AEDs have reached “End of Life” or … Read More

Welch Allyn AED 10 & 20 Are “End of Life”

Welch Allyn AED 20 replacement

If you are in possession of Welch Allyn AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) it is important that you’re aware that these are discontinued and have been deemed “End of Life.” The batteries and pads for the Welch Allyn are no longer manufactured and Welch Allyn AED owners should beware of companies offering these consumables. Welch Allyn certainly remains in business but … Read More