Philips HeartStart FR1

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Philips HeartStart FR1 Features

The Philips Heartstart FRI is also referred to as the Philips Heartstart Forerunner. The HeartStart FR1 is a semi-automatic defibrillator. The Defibrillation system comes with an LCD screen that can display prompts for resuscitation, patient information, and ECG readings. The Heartstart ForeRunner is a lightweight, portable AED that runs off on battery power. It runs Self-diagnostic tests periodically to make sure the system is always working and ready when needed. The Philips AED system can analyze the patient’s ECG reading to decide if a shock is needed. The Philips Heartstart FR1 can produce a minimum of 130 joules of energy in a shock if needed. Philips offers a variety of AEDS. The Heartstart FR Line of AEDs includes The Philips Heartstart FR2.

  • Extremely easy to use
  • Disposable, recyclable sealed lithium battery.
  • Nominal 150 Joule energy shock.
  • Less than 10 seconds of charge time.
  • High-resolution backlit LCD screen that displays ECG and informational text messages.
  • Disposable and self-adhesive defibrillation pads.
  • Optional PC data card to record event information, ECG, voice, and other audible activity.

Philips HeartStart FR1 Specifications


  • Height: 2.53 in. (6.4 cm)
  • Width: 8.75 in. (22.3 cm)
  • Depth: 8 in. (20.3 cm)
  • Weight: (With battery): 4.4 lbs (2 kg)


  • 16 VDC 1300 mAH lithium
  • Disposable, recyclable, long-life, primary cells
  • Capacity: 100 shocks or 5 hours of operating time
  • Shelf-Life: 5 Years


  • High-resolution backlight LCD
  • Height: 2.3 in. (5.8 cm)
  • Width: 2.8 in. (7 cm)


  • Waveform: Truncated Exponential Biphasic. Waveform parameters are adjusted as a function of patient defibrillation impedance.
  • Energy: Single Energy—a nominal of 150 Joules (minimum of 130 Joules) delivered to a 50-ohm load.
  • Charge Control: Under control of the Patient Analysis System for semi-automatic operation. The manual override button allows manual charge control (FORERUNNER Model EM only).
  • Charge Time: Typically less than 10 seconds. Charge time increases at the end of battery life as well as at temperatures below 10°C.
  • Shock-to-Shock Cycle Time: Typically less than 20 seconds (including analysis time) in semiautomatic mode.
  • Shock Discharge Control: Shock is delivered by a single shock button.

Disarming Defibrillator

  • Semi-automatic operation: Once the device is charged, it will disarm under any of the following conditions: a no-shock decision is reached; the on/off button is pressed and the device is turned off; the defibrillation pads are removed from the patient or the pads connector is disconnected from the defibrillator.
  • Manual operation: Once the device is charged, it will disarm under any of the following conditions: 30 seconds after charging if a shock is not delivered; manually by pressing the manual override button; the on/off button is pressed and the device is turned off; the defibrillation pads are removed from the patient or the pads connector is disconnected from the defibrillator.

ECG Display

  • Monitored Lead: ECG information is acquired through defibrillation pads in anterior-anterior (Lead II) placement.
  • Display Range: Differential: ±2 mV full scale nominal.
  • Sweep Speed: 23 mm/sec. nominal.
  • Frequency Response (Bandwidth): Nondiagnostic rhythm monitor 1 Hz to 20 Hz (-3 dB) nominal.
  • Sensitivity: 1.16 cm/mV nominal.
  • Heart Rate: Displays a range of 30 to 300 beats per minute updated each analysis period. Heart rate is displayed only during monitoring mode and if ECG is displayed.

Refurbished Philips Heartstart FR1

Soma Tech Intl offers Refurbished Philips Heartstart up to 50% below OEM prices with the same service and warranty as new. The Philips Heartstart FR1 is not only technically refurbished but also cosmetically refurbished to make it work and look like new. When the refurbishing process starts on the AED, it is carefully inspected and tested by our own in-house biomedical engineers who are highly skilled and certified to work on Philips Heartstart FR1 AED. If necessary, parts are replaced to make sure that all aspects of the AED are functioning properly. Once everything is in working order, the unit is calibrated back to the original engineering manufacturer’s specifications. This ensures that the unit is working the same way that it originally left the manufacturer. After the AED System is working like new it undergoes a special cosmetic restoration process. The Philips AED is cleaned, minor scratches and dents are repaired, it’s painted, and new decals are replaced if necessary. After this strenuous refurbishing process, the unit functions and looks like new. Soma Tech Intl is ISO 13485 certified and ensures that the best quality is given to all capital medical equipment that they sell. Before the Philips Heartstart FR1 is labeled patient-ready and packed up for shipment, it goes through one last quality control test that makes sure all aspects are again working as they should. If you are looking to buy a refurbished Philips Heartstart FR1 AED contact soma at [email protected] or call us at 1-800-GET-SOMA.

Soma Tech Intl is also actively looking to purchase a Philips Heartstart FR1 If you or your facility is looking to sell your AED, be sure to contact Soma Tech Intl. Soma has a dedicated and experienced purchasing department that helps you through the entire process. Selling your used or pre-owned Philips Heartstart FR1 AED to Soma Tech Intl takes out the middle man in the equation. This also ensures that your medical facility gets top dollar for your equipment. Soma is 100% HIPPA compliant and makes sure that your equipment gets to our facility in the same condition that it left yours. Soma Tech Intl also gives the option for trade-in credit on your medical equipment. If you have medical equipment you would like to sell to Soma, send us a message here!


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