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Blood Pressure Monitor by Paramed Accurate Automatic Upper Arm Bp Machine Pulse Rate Monitoring Meter with Cuff 22 40cm 120 Sets Memory LCD Talking Device Bag 4AAA Included Fda Approved

Last Updated: 1 Jun 2019 (Refresh Now)
9.1
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Total Reviews
980
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Review Summary - 941 recent, verified reviews

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Ease of Use
 356
easy, use, accurate, set, easy to set
+99%
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" ...  Easy to set up and use.  ...  "
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" ...  The monitor was very easy to set up and use.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy to use and the digital aspect is very easy to read.  ...  "
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" ...  Paramed was easy to set up & the readings were on point (comparing to my old one).  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to use too!  ...  "
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" ...  The cuff is easy to adjust properly on the left arm.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy setup and plays music to help relax you as pressure is taken .  ...  "
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" ...  excellent easy to use  ...  "
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Accuracy
 203
readings, easy to use, accuracy, easy, seems
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Seems to be pretty accurate according to my paramedic husband.  ...  "
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" ...  My previous device had an actual air pump and was accurate for many years. ... I would have rated 5 stars but I haven't had a chance to check for accuracy yet.  ...  "
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" ...  IT is accurate and it is wonderful that it talks.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this iteam I tried others brands before but not one is very accurate like this.  ...  "
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" ...  It's reliable and accurate too.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems to be very accurate. ... Accuracy was my number one concern.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and seems to be accurate +/- 3mm.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been pleasantly surprised by its ease and accuracy.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 115
plays, soothing, voice, calming, like
+97%
-3%
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" ...  I also love the music and how it reads the results.  ...  "
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" ...  Uses music to relax you.  ...  "
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" ...  I appreciated being able to turn the music and sound off for when I do this at night and need to be quiet.  ...  "
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" ...  I love it and it is accurate and love the relaxing music!  ...  "
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" ...  I do not know which one is the more accurate, but I favor the Paramed for ease of use and the background music.  ...  "
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" ...  The machine talks and plays relaxing music,so cool  ...  "
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" ...  She likes the music too.  ...  "
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" ...  my mom loves how it plays music during the reading and lets you know when its done.  ...  "
Comfort
 89
cuff, pressure, blood, monitor, arm
+93%
-7%
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" ...  This cuff makes it easy as it actually fits my ample bicep without a struggle.  ...  "
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" ...  This is exactly what I need to keep an eye on my blood pressure.  ...  "
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" ...  After I learned how to use it I love it to check my blood pressure every day  ...  "
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" ...  Accurate, comfortable, small, much better than our previous monitor which was awkward and inconsistent.  ...  "
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" ...  Helpful bc we were using a wrist cuff before and it was way off.  ...  "
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" ...  It is so easy to take my blood pressure and fast too.  ...  "
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" ...  The cuff is not as wide as my old one and fits better on my arm.  ...  "
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" ...  I found the wrist type monitors to not be as accurate and this upper arm meter.  ...  "
Setup
 69
instructions, setup, set, use, easy to use
+96%
-4%
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" ...  I really didn't know what to expect but the instructions were easy to follow and it worked perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  It was very easy to set up, easy to read, and I like that the machine tells you when it is not placed correctly on your arm.  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions easy to read.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions for this monitor are easy to follow, and the cuff and digital readout are marked well.  ...  "
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" ...  GREAT ACCURACY, EASY TO ASSEMBLE/PROGRAM AND USE.  ...  "
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" ...  I've only had this 2 days, but straightforward to set up and operate.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy setup and plays music to help relax you as pressure is taken .  ...  "
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" ...  I found the set up instructions to be extremely easy to follow.  ...  "
Price
 43
worth, money, time, fair, easy to use
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Cost of this unit was much less than other units that cost significantly more money.  ...  "
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" ...  i did a number of searches and decided to purchase this monitor, it’s well made and worth the money .  ...  "
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" ...  You can't beat the price of $20!  ...  "
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" ...  Good Price too.  ...  "
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" ...  AMAZING PRICE AND reliability  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and a fair price.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great cuff and a good price  ...  "
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" ...  won't find a better deal.  ...  "
Size
 43
case, easy to use, travel, small, take
+100%
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" ...  I like the cover to carry BP monitor while traveling.  ...  "
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" ...  s portable size I would rate it a 4.5/5 stars.  ...  "
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" ...  This fits the bill!  ...  "
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" ...  Have to discard even though it's nice size, easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It is compact and fits perfectly into the carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy to use and easy to carry around.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very compact easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  It also is compact and fits in to an included case so you can easily transport it when traveling which was important to me I would definitely recommend this product.  ...  "
Marketplace
 40
amazon, product, described, works, thank
+95%
-5%
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" ...  I received it a day early.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you guys for a great product.  ...  "
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" ...  Received it yesterday.  ...  "
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" ...  I have received the order it was on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Will purchase from this vendor again!  ...  "
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" ...  Received product in a timely manner.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  I ordered this product from Amazon and I'm glad I did!  ...  "
Display Clarity
 40
large, screen, monitor, read, easy to read
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Large screen is great.  ...  "
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" ...  I LIKE THAT THE SCREEN IS LARGE AND I AM ABLE TO SEE THE NUMBERS  ...  "
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" ...  I especially like the large number display.  ...  "
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" ...  You can turn off speaking and just see results on screen.  ...  "
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" ...  I love big screen and music  ...  "
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" ...  I searched only a few monitors on Amazon and found this Paramed monitor to have exactly what I needed, learned how easy it was to use and read and liked the fact that it played music to help you relax during use.  ...  "
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" ...  If this baby had a lighted display, I would give it a fifth star. ... which would probably have been higher with a lighted display.  ...  "
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" ...  I have nothing bad to say about this tough little monitor.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 38
error, worked, unit, times, thing
+39%
-61%
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" ...  Couple months without using and the error message won’t go away now.  ...  "
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" ...  Constant error message.  ...  "
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" ...  Unit is junk.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately it died after just 4 months of us.  ...  "
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" ...  Do not spent your money on this BP device never J got it 4 weeks ago never work rigth now doesn’t work  ...  "
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" ...   I gave two stars because it stopped working. ... I bought this in December 2018 and it stopped working in April.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried this unit about a dozen times and all I received were various error messages.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately the product does not operate for more than one month. ... After the monitor failed the first time I sent it back and got a replacement which also failed within a month.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 36
happy, easy
+94%
-6%
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" ...  I am extremely pleased with this monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  I have nothing but positive comments about this monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  Basic monitor - As advertised  ...  "
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" ...  He was very impressed with the Monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy with this monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  While I cannot attest to its’ accuracy, I can tell you that I do like the monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  I had bought this monitor which I took with me when I went to see my primary doctor.  ...  "
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" ...  Other than that, the monitor is fine.  ...  "
Call quality
 35
music, like, tells, soothing, hearing
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Voice and music freature help with relaxing but you can shut this off if you don't want to use it.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that you can turn the talking directions/results on and off.  ...  "
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" ...  I was in shock, when I heard the voice, guiding me along, step by step.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the relaxing music and the voice that tells what your reading is.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the piano music and the soothing wiman’s voice.  ...  "
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" ...  This one is accurate although I did not like it telling me my BP so I turned off the voice.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the "voice" with the calming music! ... I especially like the "voice" telling me that the reading is normal or high.  ...  "
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" ...  I wasn't sure about the voice help and the music during the operation, but I actually really liked the music after a while.  ...  "
Controls
 29
button, volume, voice, set, easy to use
+62%
-38%
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" ...  Features we enjoy most are the large digital display, soothing music, and voice that guides you through the process.  ...  "
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" ...  This Paramed Blood Pressure Monitor provides you with accurate readings for your blood pressure and pulse while playing soothing music that will lower your blood pressure providing you keep the volume down.  ...  "
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" ...  Initial settings can be changed (including music play) after pressing the SET button for more than 8 seconds.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use-my almost two year old pushes the button for dad.  ...  "
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" ...  - sometimes start/stop button is pressed and it inflates in the pouch  ...  "
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" ...  The music is a nice touch.  ...  "
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" ...  The soothing music is a nice touch.  ...  "
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" ...  Settings were easy enough for me after a few tries of figuring out which buttons to push to change the numbers.  ...  "
Heartrate
 21
bp, blood, pressure, accurate, wrist
+90%
-10%
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" ...  We will continue to monitor our BP and pulse  ...  "
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" ...  I was diagnosed with high blood pressure recently and was looking for a simple, accurate BP monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  My old wrist monitor consistently registered high, this is much closer to the readings my Doctor has taken.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this BP Monitor!  ...  "
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" ...  I'm extremely pleased with my purchase and would recommend the Blood Pressure Monitor by Paramed: Accurate Automatic Upper Arm Bp Machine & Pulse Rate Monitoring Meter with Cuff 22 to anyone who wants to ensure their best health and wellness.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using my new PARAMED Digital Blood Pressure Monitor for a week now and find that it is the best monitor I have ever used!  ...  "
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" ...  This was my first BP monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  **I am very pleased with my new Paramed BP monitor.  ...  "
Delivery
 21
product, arrived, item, unit, good
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Delivered on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Appears to deliver as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  the product was delivered on time and is great  ...  "
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" ...  And they delivered next day.  ...  "
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" ...  Received product in a timely manner.  ...  "
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" ...  I have to say that it arrived very quickly and I'm quite impressed with the quality of the product.  ...  "
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" ...  Received as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  I have received the order it was on time.  ...  "
Build Quality
 19
arm, unit, take, one, much
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Well constructed with quality materials.  ...  "
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" ...  The hose from the cuff simply slips into the port and you're ready to go. ... putting the cuff on was made easy bu a Velcro strap that loops back on itself making it easy to set with just one hand.  ...  "
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" ...  Quick set-up, easy to use, and the unit comes with a zipped canvas bag in case you want to take it with you.  ...  "
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" ...  I have tried the Omron several times now, putting the cuff on tighter, and it’s working just fine.  ...  "
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" ...  The cuff easily fit my smaller arm.  ...  "
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" ...  The cuff is easy to adjust properly on the left arm.  ...  "
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" ...  The cuff slips on comfortably and the velcro holds tight.  ...  "
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" ...  It's relatively small so it doesn't take up much space, but sturdy and durable at the same time.  ...  "
Fit
 18
fits, unit, take, one, hand
+89%
-11%
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" ...  This cuff makes it easy as it actually fits my ample bicep without a struggle.  ...  "
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" ...  The cuff easily fit my smaller arm.  ...  "
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" ...  This fits the bill!  ...  "
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" ...  Quick set-up, easy to use, and the unit comes with a zipped canvas bag in case you want to take it with you.  ...  "
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" ...  The cuff size is designed for thinner upper arms so make sure to measure the upper arms before ordering it.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a medium sized arm and the cuff fits well.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that the cuff is smaller than the last one I had (fits my arm) and there's even a cue if the cuff is not aligned on your arm.  ...  "
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" ...  The cuff is not as wide as my old one and fits better on my arm.  ...  "
Memory
 17
use, two, storage, people, previous
+100%
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" ...  It also holds memory for two people. ... I love the ease of use and the memory functions.  ...  "
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" ...  i like the memory feature and the strenghth of the cuff.  ...  "
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" ...  2 memory settings.  ...  "
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" ...  Like that there are 2 users and memory for both.  ...  "
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" ...  However, the automatic device is much more efficient and data storage very convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  Has 2 places with the 120 memory slots if two people are using  ...  "
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" ...  Especially helpful is the memory feature which provides a means to record both our stats.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of features (memory, music, .  ...  "
Battery Life
 14
battery, use, travel, take, sound
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Batteries holding up well.  ...  "
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" ...  This is battery powered, 4 AAA's and comes with a pouch which is really convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  If not, make sure you have extra AAA batteries handy.  ...  "
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" ...  I appreciate that it came with batteries so I could use it right away, and both my husband and I used it several times each, receiving consisting readings each time.  ...  "
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" ...  Hey it has batteries too!  ...  "
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" ...  I guess I can do those things when I change the batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  I prefer this battery powered model for it's mobility.  ...  "
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" ...  Goes through batteries quickly.  ...  "
For Travel
 13
easy, compact, case, unit, use
+100%
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" ...  I would recommend it to anyone especially those who travel.  ...  "
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" ...  This blood pressure monitor is easy to use, easy to store and is very portable for traveling (which I do often).  ...  "
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" ...  I have even brought this on vacation just to keep up my record.  ...  "
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" ...  Very Compact for taking on trips.  ...  "
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" ...  Will test accuracy next trip to the doctor.  ...  "
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" ...  It also is compact and fits in to an included case so you can easily transport it when traveling which was important to me I would definitely recommend this product.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to travel with.  ...  "
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" ...  convenient packaging make it easy to travel with  ...  "
Storage
 12
unit, take, space, case, use
+100%
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" ...  The case is big enough to store the unit and cuff without being cramped.  ...  "
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" ...  It's relatively small so it doesn't take up much space, but sturdy and durable at the same time.  ...  "
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" ...  The storage bag is perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  It is quite compact and the included case is great to store it.  ...  "
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" ...  So far work's great just got it use it twice so far come with storage bag and batterys  ...  "
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" ...  I am really pleased with the size of the meter, and it comes with a case for handy storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Quick set-up, easy to use, and the unit comes with a zipped canvas bag in case you want to take it with you.  ...  "
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" ...  The storage case is made of thick material with a handle for easy carrying.  ...  "
Volume
 11
music, loud, taking, plays, hearing
+64%
-36%
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" ...  It’s neat that it reads it out loud and lets you know if it’s high.  ...  "
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" ...  Numbers are easy to read and they are reported to you out loud.  ...  "
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" ...  It even plays tunes!!  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to set the volume, date and time.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very easy to adjust in fact the head of turn the volume down cuz I had it too loud but it is easy to set the time and the date and the loudness.  ...  "
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" ...  He is very pleased with the machine and the ability to change the volume and the size is perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  I would prefer a volume adjustment on the audible guide, but all things considered, it is an excellent unit.  ...  "
Software Platform
 11
message, code, user, times, right
+9%
-91%
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" ...  Couple months without using and the error message won’t go away now.  ...  "
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" ...  instructions said to return if error code persisted .  ...  "
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" ...  Constant error message.  ...  "
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" ...  Very difficult to program, in the beginning, and keeps getting constant error reports meaning the starting of the pressure needs to re-start the process taking much time to get through to a complete reading.  ...  "
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" ...  Less than 90 days after purchase, this BPM monitor is CONSTANTLY giving error codes with each use that results in the monitor stopping.  ...  "
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" ...  By the time yo get it to work after getting "error" messages 7 or 8 times in a row.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried this unit about a dozen times and all I received were various error messages.  ...  "
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" ...  The first few times I tried it, it gave me an error reading and turned off right away.  ...  "
Returns
 11
return, tried
+9%
-91%
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" ...  I guess I will try to find out how to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  In the trash it went.  ...  "
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" ...  it did so I returned it.  ...  "
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" ...  I returned it for a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately, I have to fly out of the country tonight so I can’t even return it. ... Ended up having to go to a Target to find another unit I could take with me.  ...  "
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" ...  Luckily it broke on the 30th day and I ordered a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  I hate to return this.  ...  "
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" ...  Returning it today .  ...  "
Product As Described
 10
works, advertised
+100%
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" ...  It works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Does what’s advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Came early item as described  ...  "
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" ...  works as described  ...  "
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" ...  It’s as described,  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything as advertised  ...  "
Band
 9
cuff, easy, arm, use, sure
+100%
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" ...  So the cuff fit's comfortable with plenty of extra strap to go larger, if your jacked.  ...  "
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" ...  Much better than the wrist one.  ...  "
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" ...  putting the cuff on was made easy bu a Velcro strap that loops back on itself making it easy to set with just one hand.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the upper arm monitors much better than the wrist ones.  ...  "
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" ...  I am able to get an accurate reading on my lower hand above the wrist.  ...  "
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" ...  I feel the arm monitor gives a much better reading than the wrist one.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to set up and use, but i’m not sure it is any more accurate than the wrist cuff it replaces.  ...  "
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" ...  The cuff easily fit my smaller arm.  ...  "
Features
 9
normal, music, explained
+100%
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" ...  The price was great for the feature set.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked automatic notification of the results if normal.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this machine and all it’s neat optional features.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the coolest features is how the device also tells you if you're prehypertensive or hypertensive, so you don't have to keep going to google to find out what is normal and not normal.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit offers a lot of features, but they aren't explained or not explained well enough to be used.  ...  "
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" ...  Also I could not find any explanation of the two offerings of what the modes mean, mmHg or Kpa.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of settings and customizations  ...  "
Overall performance
 8
price, easy to use
+88%
-13%
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" ...  AMAZING PRICE AND reliability  ...  "
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" ...  It does its job.  ...  "
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" ...  this does a great job.  ...  "
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" ...  After a week with this monitor, I can say that I am completely satisfied with its capabilities and performance. ... It is fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Works fast and announces the results telling you if good or bad.  ...  "
Capacity
 6
+100%
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" ...  We are using the product in our office.  ...  "
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" ...  Will definitely recommend this product to friends and family.  ...  "
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" ...  I will recommend to all my family.  ...  "
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" ...  Would diffently mention to friends & family if they needed one.  ...  "
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" ...  It sits on the desk, not taking up too much room.  ...  "
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" ...  My husband has big, manly arms and it is more than able to wrap around and have enough room.  ...  "
Display Size
 6
display, way, screen, enough
+100%
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" ...  I LIKE THAT THE SCREEN IS LARGE AND I AM ABLE TO SEE THE NUMBERS  ...  "
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" ...  Large screen is great.  ...  "
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" ...  I love big screen and music  ...  "
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" ...  * large display (my parents love that the most)  ...  "
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" ...  Large display is a plus.  ...  "
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" ...  Large readable screen and compact enough to easily store out of the way.  ...  "
Charging
 6
usb, batteries
+67%
-33%
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" ...  This is battery powered, 4 AAA's and comes with a pouch which is really convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s better that provide a dc charger.  ...  "
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" ...  You should purchase the ac charger also.  ...  "
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" ...  May be a better secured connection between the tube and the machine Can you make another model with rechargeable battery and charger?  ...  "
For Kids
 5
+100%
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" ...  my 7 year old daughter is excited about the medical penlight so she can read in the dark  ...  "
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" ...  Gave the first one to my daughter which she uses daily.  ...  "
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" ...  My 83 yr old mom has dementia and was able to use this after I showed her how.  ...  "
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" ...  She likes having one since we are planning to have more kids abd she had higher blood pressures than she liked with our first child.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, but have had some high results when there are many distractions around me (TV, Kids, etc.).  ...  "
Pedometer
 5
readings, giving, easy, accurate
+100%
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" ...  I was in shock, when I heard the voice, guiding me along, step by step.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy step by step guide.  ...  "
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" ...  It was suggested we have a BP monitor to track her daily stats.  ...  "
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" ...  Like the way it talks to you through all the steps.  ...  "
Cover
 5
easy, case, carrying case
+100%
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" ...  Overall I liked the way it looks, and the carry case is very nice.  ...  "
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" ...  it comes in a nice carrying case as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes in it's own pouch, compact, just what I need for Hospice  ...  "
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" ...  * not secure when it is in the pouch  ...  "
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" ...  Carrying case makes it easy to travel with.  ...  "
User Manual
 4
using, cuff, accurate, easy to follow, easy
+50%
-50%
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" ...  The manual directions were confusing.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried using a manual cuff and it was not easy or accurate.  ...  "
Cables
 4
cord
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Even though it has the AC capability it did not come with a power cord, otherwise 5 star.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to use, I just wish it had a power cord.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that it can run on batteries or be hooked up to an outlet with my old Kindle cord!  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 3
+100%
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" ...  and the best touch .  ...  "
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" ...  I thought that was a nice touch.  ...  "
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" ...  The music is a nice touch.  ...  "
Ports
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ac, would
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  It's a great little machine, was it suppose to come with an AC adapter or is that ordered separately?  ...  "
comment
" ...  Adapter would be helpful.  ...  "

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