The Philips HeartStart FRx AED

Philips HeartStart FRx AED

We are highlighting the Philips HeartStart FRx AED Defibrillator.  Philips has long done remarkably well in the public access defibrillator market because their products are remarkably easy-to-use and quite intuitive too.  The Philips OnSite or HS1 has excelled in sales due to its very affordable price-point but the HeartStart FRx offers more features and more ruggedness.

The Philips HeartStart FRx uses a similar platform as the popular OnSite, both are simple to use, both have user-paced prompts, both are affordable to maintain, but the FRx boasts some features which help set it apart…

Firstly, the FRx AED from AED One-Stop Shop is designed to surpass rigorous testing requirements withstanding jetting water, loads of up to 500 lbs, and a 1 meter drop onto concrete surfaces.  This ruggedness helps make it a great choice for Fire Departments, Law Enforcement Agencies, Utilities and also Athletics.

Secondly, this AED uses a pediatric key designed to unlock the FRx’s pediatric capabilities.  By inserting the pediatric key the device automatically distinguishes that an infant or child is to be treated and the rescuer is guided to place the SMART electrode pads appropriately for this patient of less than 55 pounds.  The other attractive thing about the pediatric key is that a customer does not have to buy specific pediatric pads, instead the FRx’s SMART Pads II work on both adult and child patients.  With this pediatric key technology there is no surprise that the HeartStart FRx is a top selection for school districts, as well as private schools, charter schools and daycare facilities.

Thirdly, the FRx offers compatibility that the OnSite does not.  Many Fire Departments and EMS Agencies use larger manual defibrillators also known as monitors.  When EMS arrives to a rescue in which the AED has been attached they are sometimes able to connect their monitor to the attached AED electrodes in order to save valuable seconds in the rescue.  The FRx uses pads called SMART Pads II which integrate nicely with the HeartStart MRx monitors that many professionals use.  This compatibility and integration help make the FRx an ideal product to be used for City or County community public access programs.

AED One-Stop Shop and partner are proud to offer the Philips HeartStart FRx and will be happy to help you with these wonderful life-protecting AEDs.  Contact us at 855-677-2337 for more details on the FRx.