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|Irregular heartbeat detector||Yes|
|BP risk category indicator||Yes|
|Multiple user memories||Yes|
|Two cuffs or one that fits most||Yes|
|Can download memory||Yes|
|More portable than most||No|
|Large digit display||Yes|
|Data averaging function||Yes|
|Included cuff sizes (in.)||One size 8.7 – 16.5|
|Available cuff sizes (in.)||–|
Has an irregular heartbeat detector. Has a BP risk category indicator. Allows multiple users to store readings separately. Includes two cuff sizes or a one-size-fits-most cuff. Has a large digit display. Can download memory. Data averaging function. Very Good for comfort. Directions for how to use on cuff.
Takes longer to produce a reading than most other units.
Detailed test results:
The Microlife Deluxe BP3GX1-5X has a flexible nylon cuff that fits most arms (8.7 – 16.5 inches). Some users may find it difficult to wrap the cuff around their own arm and align the artery marker. Although it is not molded, the nylon is stiff. The numbers on the display are large and easy to read. First time set up is not difficult, although the incremental buttons for the time and date only advance in one direction. This monitor has averaging mode technology where 3 separate measurements can be automatically taken in succession after which the result is calculated and displayed as a single, average measurement. The device comes with a USB A to mini B cable and software. The software can also be downloaded from the company website. In order to download readings, you must first ensure that the correct date and time are set up on the monitor or the data will not transfer from the monitor to the software. The software allows the input of patient information and can formulate graphs and tables and shows averages. The software is not Mac compatible.
Microlife Deluxe BP3GX1-5X
- Has an irregular heartbeat detector.
- Has a BP risk category indicator.
- Allows multiple users to store readings separately.
- Includes two cuff sizes or a one-size-fits-most cuff
- Has a large digit display
- Can download memory.
- Very Good for comfort.
- Data averaging function
- Directions for how to use on cuff
- Takes longer to produce a reading than most other units.
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