Philips Heartstart FR3 Basic

Philips Heartstart FR3 Basic

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Why choose this defibrillator?

Philips Heartstart FR3 Basic

Product Code 861388b

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What's Included?

  • 10.8 Volt 4.5 Ah Li-ion Battery
  • 1 Pair of Multifunction Adult/Infant SMART III Electrode Pads
  • Rescue Kit
  • 4 Year Battery
  • User Guide
  • Instruction CD Coming soon
  • 5 Year Manufacturer's Warranty

The Heartstart FR3 Basic has been designed to make saving a life faster, easier and more efficient.

So far as professional-grade defibrillators go, the Philips Heartstart FR3 defibrillator is designed to give faster, easier and better life-saving treatment.

A great defibrillator proves its worth in the moments following a sudden cardiac arrest. How does the unit help in the crucial, pressure-filled minutes when you are trying to save a life?

The FR3 eliminates unnecessary steps so you can start the right therapy quickly. This includes peel and place SMART pads, with no foil pouch to open, so you can act faster. 

Key Features

  • Patient-specific guidance provided by the defibrillator so you can administer the most appropriate initial therapy
  • Philips Quick Shock minimises CPR interruptions with speed-shock delivery
  • Smallest and lightest professional-grade defibrillator among leading manufacturers
  • IP55 rating for great protection against dust and jetting water
  • Tested to US Military standards
  • Battery life for up to 300 shocks or 12 hours of monitoring
  • Performs daily, weekly and monthly automated self-tests
  • CPR Metronome keeps the beat for consistent chest compressions

Philips Unique Features

Philips Quick Shock – Give the patient the best chance of survival. The European Resuscitation Council’s guidelines for resuscitation state that delays and interruptions to chest compressions should be minimised throughout the entire resuscitation process. Philips Quick Shock technology allows the FR3 defibrillator to provide shock therapy quickly between cycles of chest compressions.

SMART CPR – Evaluate key characteristics in the condition of the patient post cardiac arrest. The unit is able to decide the best course of treatment for the patient: shock first or CPR first before shock therapy.

More Information

If you have any questions regarding the Philips Heartstart FR3 Basic defibrillator then our friendly defibshop team is here to help on 0845 071 0830. 


  • Battery Standby
    4 years
  • Warranty
    5 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
  • Manual Override
  • IP Rating i
    55: the AED is protected against limited dust ingress and low pressure water jets from any direction
  • Electrode Pad Life
    2 years
  • Automatic
    Semi Automatic
  • Memory
    8 hours
  • ECG
  • Ongoing Costs of Ownership over 5 years
  • Energy Delivery
  • Dimensions
    H: 6.9cm x W: 13.5cm x D: 8.7cm
  • Weight
  • FDA Approved i

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And if it couldn't get any better.. 

  • We have over 50 different defibrillators available and we can help you decide the best one for you
  • We have over 200 trainers nationwide to deliver nationally accredited training in the use of a defib and CPR
  • Over 20 staff on hand to offer impartial advice on all things defibrillators
  • Not only providing free battery and pad reminders, we also will replace your electrode pads for free if you use your defib in the first two years after purchase

Did we also mention we are an Award Winning company?

We’re sure that you have been past our Home Page, but in case you haven’t, skipping the intro and getting stuck into the world of defibrillators, we are an award winning company.

In 2014 we added an impressive trophy to the cabinet by being listed 22nd in the ‘Great Place to Work: Best Workplaces 2014’ Small Business Category.

We also have to our name Salford Business Excellence Award Runner Up 2017, 2014 & 2012, Investors in People – Bronze Award and an Insight 100 Customer Service Award in Training Services 2013 award.

We also have a number of accreditations under our belt, including being a TQUK Diamond Approved Centre, ISO 9001 and 14001 and 27001. 

What is an IP rating?

An IP (Ingress Protection) rating classifies the degrees of protection of an electrical item against water and dust. Beginning with IP and followed by two numbers, the first digit is indicative of the item’s resistance to dust and the second is of its resistance to water. Protection against dust is measured from */ 0 up to 6, whereas protection against water is measured from */ 0 up to 8. The protection against these elements increases as the number does, with * / 0 telling us that the item has NO protection against either dust or water.

Why is this important?

The IP rating of a defib will tell you (and us!) whether it is suitable for the environment where it’s most likely to be used; for example, if there is a good chance your defib may be used in an outdoor environment, you will need a unit with a higher IP rating to ensure it can be used regardless the weather or terrain. If you are looking for a defibrillator more suitable for an indoors environment, you can afford to choose one with a lower IP rating, based on the other features that may be more suitable.

When a particular product is “approved” by the FDA, this marks the pass in the premarket approval (or PMA) application of a particular product which has been submitted to the FDA.

To receive approval of a device through a PMA application, the applicant in question must provide reasonable assurance of the device’s safety and effectiveness which is then challenged by the FDA before being approved.

Whilst all AEDs can be used to increase chances of survival and even save a life in the event of a cardiac arrest, FDA approved devices provide that extra piece of mind that the specific unit being used has undergone vigorous and substantial testing to ensure that that particular piece of equipment operates just as it should and provides the most effective care possible.

Many manufacturers perform their own tests on products, but not all defibrillators will undergo the same premarket approval as FDA approved devices and there is no guarantee or stamp of certification if testing has taken place with non-FDA approved products.