The 4 Best Portable AED Defibrillators and Which to Buy

Automated External Defibrillators are becoming more and more popular and they are found more prominently in public places. Organizations are realizing that there’s perhaps no more important safety initiative than protecting lives from sudden cardiac arrest death with public defibs. Those who understand how safe and simple to operate AEDs are find themselves looking to place AEDs not only in workplaces but also vehicles and homes.

Which AEDs are the best for the application of having Portable AEDs? For AEDs that go in RVs, personal vehicles or first responder vehicles customers are often seeking light weight devices, compact devices, and ones that are more rugged and resilient to the elements. Here are 4 AEDs which fit those considerations well:

1. LIFEPAK CR-Plus. This device has a reputation for being particularly tough and thus it’s a favorite for police, fire and ems. It’s very straightforward to use and this AED defibrillator boasts that it’s one of the fastest to power on, place pads and deliver a life-saving defibrillation shock. It can take some knocks and the black carring case is very well designed.

2. HeartSine Samaritan PAD AEDs. PAD stands for Public Access Defibrillator and this one is designed for the ordinary person to save a life. This is the smallest, most compact AED in the industry and this one is popular for the home, personal vehicles, recreational vehicles and more. Corporations, government entities and individuals appreciate that the HeartSine AEDs are very affordable to buy and cheap to maintain with their patented PAD-PAKs which are replaced just every 4-years.

3. Philips HeartStart AEDs. Philips AEDs are some of the most popular in the U.S. because they are very easy-to-use and intuitive. The Philips defibrillators are quite light and portable and the distinctive red and white carry cases are nicely designed for good durability and easy access.

4. Powerheart G5 AED. Cardiac Science make the Powerheart brand of public defibrillators. The new G5 AED is lighter and more compact than the previous G3 model making it a good fit for portable applications. It is a very tough AED which is able to withstand drops and the IP rating means it can tolerate dust and water effectively.

The four AED types are certainly not the only types which fit this description. Consider the ZOLL AED Plus defibrillator as well as the very simple-to-use Defibtech Lifeline AEDs. makes selecting and buying AEDs very simple and we’ve configured Workplace & Community Bundles (green background) with a cabinet and Portable & Home Bundles (blue background) with all the necessary supplies. Beyond the easy and affordable online buying our customers find that our team of friendly and responsive professionals can answer questions that might have, call us at 855-677-2337 or email us at