Last Updated: 17 May 2019

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: 17 May 2019
9.1
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Total Reviews
985
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Review Summary - 940 recent, verified reviews

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Ease of Use
 355
easy, use, accurate, easy to set, set
+99%
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy monitor to set up with options.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  This product is very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  The monitor is easy to use. ... I have to use the monitor by myself and it is easy to do.  ...  "
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" ...  It was simple and easy to use right out of the box. ... Instructions are simple.  ...  "
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" ...  The product is good and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Love how easy it is to read and use.  ...  "
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Accuracy
 197
readings, easy to use, accuracy, seems, easy
+94%
-6%
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" ...  I give it 5 stars for its quality, ease of use and accuracy.  ...  "
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" ...  It is well made & seems to be accurate compared to other devices I own.  ...  "
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" ...  It seems to be accurate and will be such a boon to use at home.  ...  "
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" ...  So, far the readings are close to my doctors.  ...  "
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" ...  I appreciate the convenience and having accurate data when I want it and not waiting for a doctor’s appointment.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the best, most accurate BP monitor I have owned.  ...  "
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" ...  It appears to be very accurate as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, it seems very accurate as I have to monitor my vitals every day because I have what’s known as postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 115
plays, soothing, voice, relaxing, like
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Works well with an appreciative added feature of soothing calming music while cuff is inflated.  ...  "
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" ...  The music is soothing and makes them feel relaxed while using the monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  I really enjoy the soft music that plays while it is reading.  ...  "
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" ...  overall the music is nice and relaxing.  ...  "
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" ...  well made, music is so nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Gives accurate reading & the musical / audio prompt was a bonus.  ...  "
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" ...  The machine plays music to keep you calm during readings, and then  ...  "
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" ...  Love the calming music  ...  "
Comfort
 93
cuff, pressure, blood, wrist, monitor
+94%
-6%
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" ...  My mom has high blood pressure so I bought it to control her blood pressure, It very convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  The directions for putting on the cuff are straight forward and taking blood pressure is simple.  ...  "
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" ...  I feel the cuff is of good quality and maybe even a little easier to use than my Omron. ... The cuff allows for more adjustment compared to Omron.  ...  "
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" ...  The sounds it made while taking my blood pressure surely helped lower mine .  ...  "
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" ...  The cuff fits great for a small 69 year old women (108 lbs.)  ...  "
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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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" ...  Its a great blood pressure device for the price and measures BP accurately.  ...  "
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" ...  Accurate, comfortable, small, much better than our previous monitor which was awkward and inconsistent.  ...  "
Setup
 70
instructions, set, setup, use, easy to follow
+94%
-6%
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" ...  easy to understand instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  This monitor comes with easy instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  Unit is very easy to set up and run.  ...  "
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" ...  The blood pressure cuff was easy to use and instructions were easy to follow.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy setup and worked well for first month but then got Er 4 message, could not resolve with instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions that come with the monitor is easy to follow and I got it set up and ready to go in five minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear instructions and helpful illustrations made for quick and easy set up.  ...  "
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" ...  The set up instructions were very straight forward and easy to follow. ... Plugging in the cuff to the monitor was extremely simple.  ...  "
Size
 44
easy to use, case, travel, small, take
+100%
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" ...  It comes with a handy case and it even talks.  ...  "
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" ...  This is small not bulky and that’s what I like about it.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes in it's own pouch, compact, just what I need for Hospice  ...  "
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" ...  It's battery operated and has a travel bag, so you can take it and use it anywhere. ... It's relatively small so it doesn't take up much space, but sturdy and durable at the same time.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Over all for the price this unit is easy to use, sleek, and convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  This product is very reliable and compact, all the functionalities are good specially the talking because can be used by a blind person even this is not our case.  ...  "
Price
 43
worth, money, easy to use, works, well
+95%
-5%
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" ...  It was a good price as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Good for the price I paid.  ...  "
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" ...  Can you hold the price steady?  ...  "
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" ...  I have only used it a few times but so far works very well---I like it and would recommend it also a great price!  ...  "
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" ...  Cost of this unit was much less than other units that cost significantly more money.  ...  "
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" ...  Price was reasonable.  ...  "
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" ...  Good Price too.  ...  "
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" ...  This has got to be the best deal ever!  ...  "
Marketplace
 40
received, product, described, works, thank
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Worked as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Received it yesterday.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you for such a wonderful product.  ...  "
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" ...  I highly recommend buying this product from this seller, thru Amazon.com!  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks for the product.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  overall, this is the great product that i cannot easily find in amazon. ... (in these days, amazon carries a lot of junk products.)  ...  "
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" ...  All this at a reasonable price with quick shipping.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 36
working, message, worked, unit, times
+39%
-61%
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" ...  By the time yo get it to work after getting "error" messages 7 or 8 times in a row. ... Your BP is up due to the frustration of it not working. ... Had it for a week and I think only once, it worked on the firs try and we have to use is 3-4 times a day for each of us.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Not even 2 months old and its broken.  ...  "
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" ...  I have experienced numerous failed attempts to get a BP measurement where its happening consistently EVERY TIME I use this thing.  ...  "
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" ...  worked 3 times and quit.  ...  "
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" ...  Unit is junk.  ...  "
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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  ...  "
Display Clarity
 36
large, screen, read, monitor, easy to read
+89%
-11%
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" ...  I enjoy the soft music and large digital display.  ...  "
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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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" ...  The screen and display is large enough to read without glasses, and it has a voice option as well.  ...  "
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" ...  I especially like the large number display.  ...  "
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" ...  I have nothing bad to say about this tough little monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  You can turn off speaking and just see results on screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Large readable screen and compact enough to easily store out of the way.  ...  "
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" ...  I love big screen and music  ...  "
Call quality
 33
music, like, tells, soothing, love
+97%
-3%
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" ...  I had know idea of the voice function and especially didn’t know about the music playing while you wait for your reading.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this .So easy and music and voice help me to relax  ...  "
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" ...  Voice is only mildly annoying (the best rating I ever give).  ...  "
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" ...  Talking is good.  ...  "
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" ...  It features music, and voice. ... The music is soothing and the voice tells you everything you need to know about your pressure.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are hearing impaired, it has a pleasant voice and background music--I love it!  ...  "
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" ...  Works good but know that a voice talks to you with this one.  ...  "
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" ...  I especially like the voice talking option giving the results, the music and the alert if you don't put the cuff on correctly.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 32
numbers, nice, easy, big
+94%
-6%
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" ...  the monitor is working good, may I use the recharger of my phone for this machine?  ...  "
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" ...  It has a nice and big monitor that displays in big numbers that are easy to read.  ...  "
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" ...  We are very pleased 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 have used other monitors and this is the first time for a Paramed.  ...  "
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" ...  Aside from my mom being a bit confused about the initial setup, this monitor is great!  ...  "
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" ...  The monitor works perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  A good monitor  ...  "
Controls
 28
button, volume, voice, set, nice
+64%
-36%
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" ...  I like the fact that it talks, play soothing music and can save settings for 2 users.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Easy to use-my almost two year old pushes the button for dad.  ...  "
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" ...  The music is a nice added relaxing feature!  ...  "
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" ...  The relaxing music during the measuring time is a nice touch.  ...  "
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" ...  Music a nice touch.  ...  "
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" ...  Glad there's an option to mute the song.  ...  "
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" ...  Then it's relax, push the button and it does all the work.  ...  "
Heartrate
 21
bp, wrist, blood, pressure, accurate
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Using for Bp and pulse rate.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this BP Monitor!  ...  "
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" ...  This blood pressure monitor is accurate and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  We will continue to monitor our BP and pulse  ...  "
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" ...  It’s the closest to a doctor’s office BP reading and definitely more accurate than a wrist BP monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  It also measures your heart rate.  ...  "
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" ...  Not only is it simple to use, it plays soothing music during the process and tells you your pressure and heart rate in case you have trouble seeing.  ...  "
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" ...  Gives heart rate also.  ...  "
Delivery
 21
product, arrived, delivery, unit, good
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Clean and timely delivery  ...  "
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" ...  Received product in a timely manner.  ...  "
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" ...  Just received the product  ...  "
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" ...  Received it yesterday.  ...  "
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" ...  Appears to deliver as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivered on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Received as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was very fast!  ...  "
Fit
 19
fits, fit, unit, take, one
+89%
-11%
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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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" ...  I have a medium sized arm and the cuff fits well.  ...  "
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" ...  Fit both adults at my house .  ...  "
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" ...  So far it seems to fit the bill.  ...  "
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" ...  This fits the bill!  ...  "
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" ...  It also fits my larger arms well too.  ...  "
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" ...  The cuff slips on comfortably and the velcro holds tight.  ...  "
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" ...  The cuff size is designed for thinner upper arms so make sure to measure the upper arms before ordering it.  ...  "
Build Quality
 19
unit, take, arm, one, much
+89%
-11%
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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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" ...  Materials are good  ...  "
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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 easily fit my smaller arm.  ...  "
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" ...  The storage case is made of thick material with a handle for easy carrying.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the fact that it has a flexible cuff versus a formed one.  ...  "
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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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" ...  When the price dropped I pulled the trigger and placed my order.  ...  "
Memory
 16
use, two, storage, people, previous
+100%
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" ...  Especially helpful is the memory feature which provides a means to record both our stats.  ...  "
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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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" ...  2 memory settings.  ...  "
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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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" ...  The memory feature is also great to track pressure over a month.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like the memory feature which shows the readings, time and date for reference-quite helpful.  ...  "
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" ...  Drives my dad crazy.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of features (memory, music, .  ...  "
Battery Life
 16
battery, use, travel, take, sound
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Batteries holding up well.  ...  "
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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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" ...  I used it seven times now and the AAA batteries still seem strong.  ...  "
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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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" ...  It's battery operated and has a travel bag, so you can take it and use it anywhere.  ...  "
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" ...  I love that I can charge it withe the same charger as my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I prefer this battery powered model for it's mobility.  ...  "
For Travel
 14
compact, case, unit, easy, carrying case
+100%
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" ...  I would recommend it to anyone especially those who travel.  ...  "
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" ...  I already had a BP monitor but wanted a more compact unit for travel. ... This unit comes with its own travel case.  ...  "
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" ...  Will test accuracy next trip to the doctor.  ...  "
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" ...  Carrying case makes it easy to travel with.  ...  "
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" ...  I have even brought this on vacation just to keep up my record.  ...  "
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" ...  I love that it comes with a carrying case so I am able to travel with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Very Compact for taking on trips.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the cover to carry BP monitor while traveling.  ...  "
Storage
 13
unit, take, space, case, use
+100%
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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.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the fact that the machine is small and the carrying case can handle the cuff and machine.  ...  "
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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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" ...  I like the size of the unit - small enough to keep on my desk without taking up much space.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a nice soft case for easy storage.  ...  "
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" ...  It is quite compact and the included case is great to store it.  ...  "
Volume
 11
loud, music, plays, also, taking
+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, right, reading, first, code
+9%
-91%
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" ...  The product came defected, since the beginning an error message showed up and I had to start all over again. ... Couple months without using and the error message won’t go away.  ...  "
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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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" ...  it did so I returned it.  ...  "
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" ...  Luckily it broke on the 30th day and I ordered a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  I returned it for a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  I hate to return this.  ...  "
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" ...  Returning it today .  ...  "
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" ...  Had to return.  ...  "
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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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" ...  I guess I will try to find out how to return it.  ...  "
Product As Described
 10
works, advertised
+100%
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" ...  The product is as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  It works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Does what’s advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s as described,  ...  "
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" ...  Came early item as described  ...  "
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" ...  Everything as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  works as described  ...  "
Features
 9
features, relaxing, normal, nice, explained
+100%
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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  ...  "
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" ...  The music is a nice added relaxing feature!  ...  "
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.  ...  "
Band
 8
easy, cuff, arm, use, sure
+100%
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" ...  Helpful bc we were using a wrist cuff before and it was way off.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the upper arm monitors much better than the wrist ones.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Much better than the wrist one.  ...  "
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" ...  I feel the arm monitor gives a much better reading than the wrist one.  ...  "
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" ...  The cuff easily fit my smaller arm.  ...  "
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" ...  I am able to get an accurate reading on my lower hand above the wrist.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
Charging
 6
usb, batteries
+67%
-33%
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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?  ...  "
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" ...  I love that I can charge it withe the same charger as my phone.  ...  "
User Manual
 5
using, cuff, accurate, easy to follow, easy
+60%
-40%
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" ...  The manual is well written and easy to follow.  ...  "
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" ...  The instruction manual is very thorough and easy to follow.  ...  "
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" ...  The manual is pretty clear, but being 'oldsters' we had some challenges getting it set up with the time/date/etc .  ...  "
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.  ...  "
Display Size
 5
display, way, screen, enough
+100%
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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.  ...  "
Cover
 4
easy, case, carrying case
+100%
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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.  ...  "
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
 4
touch, nice
+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.  ...  "
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" ...  Music a nice touch.  ...  "
Clock
 3
set, also
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  I thought set up was simple, but would prefer the 12 hour clock.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The manual gives simple-to-follow instruction on the setting (for instance, turn off the sound and alarm).  ...  "
Ports
 3
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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Body
Size:  479 meters
Display
Type:  LCD