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Philips HeartStart OnSite HS1 & AED One-Stop Shop

The Philips HeartStart AED brand of life-saving devices is one that has been adopted by corporations, communities, first responders, and schools all over the U.S and throughout the World.  The HeartStart OnSite which is also known as the HS1 is a most popular device because it combines affordability with ease-of-use and simplicity.

Customers demand AED types that are very straightforward in their use and the OnSite HS1 certainly fits that consumer requisite.  The device is turned on by pulling a green handle or pushing a power button.  The device uses clear voice prompts to guide the rescuer through the steps of use and saving a life.  The voice prompts are not simply scripted, they repeat and change and in essence adapt to the individual rescuer.  The commands allow for a wide range of rescuers from skilled to lay responders.  The pads are clearly labeled to make it clear where on the victim’s chest they are to be placed.  Furthermore the AED only delivers a shock if indeed the patient is in sudden cardiac arrest or more specifically ventricular fibrillation.  Once a shock is delivered the AED offers amazing clear direction in how to perform CPR if the responder elects to push the blue button for coaching.  The CPR prompts help the responder through chest compressions with a perfect metronome for correct pace.  These features combine to make the Philips HeartStart OnSite one of the very easiest-to-use on the market.

Affordability is certainly attractive to customers who want to adopt life-protecting technology but also have budget constraints and numerous investment needs.  AED One-Stop Shop typically offer a workplace bundle which includes the AED device, battery, pads, carrying case, response kit, deluxe wall cabinet and signage for under $1500.00.  Beyond this initial purchase customers are put at ease by the very affordable pads and long life medical grade battery.

If you have an interest in protecting lives with Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) do consider the OnSite HS1 AED.  And do “partner” with AED One-Stop Shop where we specialize in public defibrillators.  Call 855-677-2337 and become prepared before a crisis arises.  In a hurry? Just email for a detailed quote for your organization.

Philips AED Pads are SMART

The Philips HeartStart OnSite AED has become hugely popular both in the U.S. market and also around the World.  The OnSite incorporates ease-of-use, intuitive prompts, great reliability and general affordability.  The OnSite AED is blue in color but is typically stored in a distinctive red and white carry case with the recognizable Philips logo.  You’ve seen these in airports and other public places.

With all the impressive features of the Philips AED, the technology within special electrode pads, called SMART pads cartridges, are sometimes overlooked.  Part of the genius behind the SMART pads are that if the responder pulls the green lever it not only opens two electrode pads but it turns on the AED too.  When an individual is down to sudden cardiac arrest every moment is extremely valuable and defibrillators are often measured on how quickly they can be turned on, pads placed on the chest, and a shock delivered.  The clearly diagrammed images on the pads help guide the responder to place the pads on the chest quickly and accurately.

In addition to the intelligent design of the Philips OnSite replacement electrode cartridge, their low cost contributes to overall affordability.  These pads are replaced every two years and one should always pay close attention to the expiration dates.  The reason pads are replaced even when not used in a rescue is that the water-based gel contain inside (which help adhere to the pads the chest and deliver defibrillation therapy) can dry over time.  It’s also important to know that it’s recommended to keep an extra set of SMART pads with each AED as a spare.

Customers commonly look to AED One-Stop Shop to replace their Philips SMART pads because they can count on a great price and at least 2-years of expiration.  Because AED One-Stop Shop ships direct from the factory, pads don’t waste months of expiration on our shelves.  Give us a call at 855-677-AEDs and we’ll get you a quote.  Or click buy SMART pads to buy them for just $67.00 each from our sister company