Choosing the Right AED Automated External Defibrillator - MFI Medical

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are crucial lifesaving devices capable of delivering an electric shock to the heart in case of sudden cardiac arrest. When it comes to selecting the right AED, one must weigh various factors, such as ease of use, reliability, and cost-effectiveness. In this blog post, we compare two leading brands in AEDs - Defibtech and Zoll, available at MFI Medical.

Defibtech Lifeline Series

Defibtech Lifeline Series - MFI Medical

The Defibtech Lifeline AED is a fully automated defibrillator, known for its ease of use and high-quality performance. It's designed to be straightforward, which is essential during a high-stress situation like a cardiac emergency.

The Defibtech Lifeline AED offers user-friendly features with a lightweight, rugged design. It includes voice prompts, visual indicators, and CPR pacing. The bright yellow exterior, sealed construction, and patient data storage enhance its efficiency and readiness. Additionally, the device has upgradeable CPR pacing with various indicators to guide rescuers effectively.

Defibtech Lifeline AUTO AED - MFI Medical

For a slightly advanced model, the Defibtech Lifeline AUTO AED is an automatic defibrillator that includes real-time guidance for rescuers, making this Defibtech lifeline AED a great option for both professional and untrained users.

The Defibtech Lifeline AUTO AED boasts user-friendly features, including automatic heart rhythm analysis and shock delivery. Its ergonomic design, along with voice prompts and visual indicators, aids rescuers during emergencies. The device is durable, dust and water resistant, and equipped with a CPR pacing metronome. It displays various indicators like "check pads," "do not touch patient," "analyzing," and "armed-for-shock," ensuring readiness. The AED also stores patient data and supports protocol updates, making it a reliable and upgradable option.

Defibtech Lifeline VIEW AED - MFI Medical

The Defibtech Lifeline VIEW AED stands out for its interactive and detailed display. The color screen offers step-by-step instructions and shows you how to perform each step in real-time, making it ideal for untrained rescuers.

The Defibtech Lifeline VIEW AED is a semi-automatic external defibrillator with a large, interactive color display providing step-by-step instructions for CPR and defibrillation. Real-time protocol selection offers flexibility in emergency care. The device is user-friendly with a status screen for maintenance updates, and it can be easily upgraded with a data card. It uses clinically proven biphasic technology for safe and effective shocks. The built-in metronome guides rescuers, and its ergonomic design is compact and durable. The device conducts regular self-tests and offers event documentation through removable data storage and a USB port. The AED's language is English, and it is easily operable in critical situations.

Defibtech Lifeline ECG AED - MFI Medical

Lastly, the Defibtech Lifeline ECG AED provides the rescuer with the ability to view step-by-step instructional videos or ECG information, making it a suitable choice for professional rescuers and medical personnel.

Defibtech Lifeline ECG AED offers a personal coach with a built-in metronome for guidance. Real-time protocol selection and proactive reporting ensure user comfort and confidence. It features a high-resolution color LCD, multiple operating modes, and extensive event documentation.

Zoll AED Plus and AED Pro

Zoll AED Plus - MFI Medical

The Zoll AED Plus incorporates real-time feedback on both rate and depth of chest compressions, helping rescuers perform high-quality CPR. Its easy-to-understand prompts can help guide even untrained individuals through the resuscitation process.

The Zoll AED Plus Defibrillator Package features a compact design (5.25" x 9.5" x 11.5", 6.7 lb) with user-replaceable batteries. It includes Real CPR Help Technology, intelligent pediatric capability, and an IrDA port for communication. CPR-D-padz with a 5-year shelf life and one-piece design enable real-time CPR feedback and proper chest positioning.

Zoll AED Pro - MFI Medical

For more demanding and harsh environments, the Zoll AED Pro offers unmatched ruggedness and flexibility. It features a high-resolution LCD display that allows responders to visualize a patient's ECG while utilizing a 3-lead monitoring cable.

Zoll AED Pro Defibrillator: Real CRP Help and See-Thru CPR technologies. Three-lead patient monitoring, IP55-rated for dust/water protection, and rubber over-molds for durability. It also features built-in multi-patient memory, 20-minute ECG/audio recording, and intelligent pediatric capability. High-resolution LCD display, IrDA port.

Zoll AED 3 - MFI Medical

The Zoll AED 3 and Zoll AED 3 BLS come with enhanced Real CPR Help, which offers real-time CPR feedback, and the Universal CPR Uni-padz electrodes can be used on both adult and pediatric patients.


When it comes to making a choice, your selection should depend on who will be using the device, the environmental factors, and the required features.

At MFI Medical, we offer a wide range of AED Automated External Defibrillators from brands like Defibtech and Zoll. Our team of experts is here to help you choose the right AED based on your unique needs. Our aim is to ensure that you are equipped with the best medical equipment that not only meets your requirements but also fits your budget. We hope this comparison has been helpful to you.

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