Last Updated: August 9, 2020

Santamedical Fingertip Pulse Oximeter with Case

Last Updated: August 9, 2020
9.3
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
988
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
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TYPE
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FINGERPRINT
68.04 grams
WEIGHT
4152 meters
SIZE

Review Summary - 978 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Ease of Use
 365
easy, use, read, accurate, product
+100%
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" ...  It certainly seems well-made, and easy to slide on a finger.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Compact and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  I really appreciate how easy this was to figure out.  ...  "
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" ...  I just received it, but it is pretty easy to use, just plug and play¡  ...  "
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" ...  I can't vouch for the accuracy since we I'm quarantined but it's working well and easy to read.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a very good product, easy to understand how to use it and how to read your results, I did the pulse measurement test with another device at the same time and both showed the same result, so I can say that the measurement is accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  This little device is well-made and easy to use.  ...  "
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Accuracy
 173
easy to use, readings, easy, use, seems
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Very accurate, Doctor approved & recommended it to me!  ...  "
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" ...  Works perfect and very accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m trusting it’s giving accurate readings.  ...  "
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" ...  I did get several different readings within a few minutes so I wasn’t exactly sure which ones were accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  Appears to be an accurate reading each time.  ...  "
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" ...  We have used this finger pulse meter and found it to be accurate  ...  "
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" ...  I can't vouch for the accuracy since we I'm quarantined but it's working well and easy to read. ... The pulse reading is accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  As far as accuracy I have nothing to compare it with,but the numbers seem compatible with my dr.  ...  "
Delivery
 69
fast, described, delivery, use, product
+99%
-1%
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" ...  Product arrived quickly and is exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Product arrived on time or early.  ...  "
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" ...  Order was received very quickly within a day.  ...  "
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" ...  Description is accurate and delivery time was quick.  ...  "
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" ...  I was very pleased with this Oximeter when it first arrived.  ...  "
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" ...  Received this handy device yesterday, pretty quick delivery, and immediately put it to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Product was available and arrived as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived on time and was as described.  ...  "
Build Quality
 60
comes, lanyard, carrying, oximeter, little
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Comes with nice case that has belt loop.  ...  "
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" ...  I give this oximeter a 4 out of 5 because it is easy to use, the material feels durable and it's very accurate. ... Compared to my other pulse oximeter, which is my gold standard, this one stands side by side with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with a nice case and detachable lanyard too.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with nice case to take with you.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a convenient carrying case as well as a lanyard that can quickly detach for use.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery compartment is easy to open but feels secure. ... The case is very useful to protect the device as the joint is flexible by design so could get damaged in storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Sure enough after 15 minutes of wearing a mask my level dropped 2 points.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything that was needed was included in the box, including a protective case.  ...  "
Size
 58
comes, nice, easy to use, carrying, carry
+100%
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" ...  This fits the bill.  ...  "
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" ...  Compact easy to read works as expected  ...  "
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" ...  I also liked the fact that it comes with its own small bag to carry and protect it.  ...  "
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" ...  comes with batteries and a little case so you can carry with you.  ...  "
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" ...  Small and compact and very good price.  ...  "
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" ...  It's lightweight, sturdy, and comes with a nice case.  ...  "
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" ...  It is lightweight and the perfect size.  ...  "
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" ...  AND, the carry case comes in handy and has a ring on it to hang from so it is always handy.  ...  "
Price
 48
5, product, would, understand, read
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Price was excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  On top of all of those reasons this product it substantially priced lower than the other ones on the market.  ...  "
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" ...  It is competitively priced.  ...  "
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" ...  Feel it’s a good value  ...  "
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" ...  easy to read, reasonable price!  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  The price wasn’t outrageous either.  ...  "
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" ...  Also a great price.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 48
easy, read, easy to use, accurate, numbers
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Bright display, easer to read than other models.  ...  "
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" ...  The red colored display works great in low light.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that it has a red display and selected this model specifically for that reason.  ...  "
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" ...  Display is bright and easy to see  ...  "
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" ...  The oximeter reached us on time, is extremely easy to use out of the box, and has a large clear display.  ...  "
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" ...  Display is in large red letters, making it easy to read, even outdoors.  ...  "
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" ...  A single on/off switch and easy to read screen make this device well worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Display is bright and easy to read.  ...  "
Battery Life
 44
came, put, comes, battery, use
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Don't know how long the batteries which were supplied will last, but it takes AAA batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  and I love the little case it came with, and batteries as well.  ...  "
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" ...  It even came with batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that the product came with batteries, meaning I could use it immediately.  ...  "
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" ...  Just put in the battery and it's ready to go.  ...  "
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" ...  The product came in a perfect condition and with batteries ready to be used.  ...  "
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" ...  Came with batteries so I was able to try it right away.  ...  "
Marketplace
 39
product, amazon, advertised, time, ordered
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Product works exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived on time and was as described.  ...  "
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" ...  This is just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  I got it just like the shipping said, no hassle and prompt.  ...  "
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" ...  Performs as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
Comfort
 39
hand, easy, case, carrying, work
+87%
-13%
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" ...  He says it works well, is easy to use, and makes him feel more secure in the face of his respiratory issues.  ...  "
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" ...  like the form factor, it feels solid enough to be satisfying.  ...  "
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" ...  I am extremely pleased and feel safe having one.  ...  "
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" ...  I also purchased a forehead & ear thermometer for my peace of mind during uncertain times.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice handy case with a strap to wear it around your neck.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with a case and cord so you can wear it around your neck.  ...  "
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" ...  Best to take when you have been resting for a while and use either thumb or middle finger as recommended by doctor.  ...  "
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" ...  My caution with this unit, and I'm sure they all are the same in this manner, is to ensure your finger tip is securely touching the IR sensor when placing in the unit.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 36
one, two, time, problems, long
+56%
-44%
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" ...  No problems at all.  ...  "
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" ...  So far everything seems good and working fine.  ...  "
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" ...  We just got it so hopefully it will continue to be reliable.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks like I got one lemon.  ...  "
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" ...  Not sure, how long it will last!  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you, products works good and do not have any error as of now  ...  "
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" ...  I like it but it's a popular item right now , so it might take a few weeks to get.  ...  "
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" ...  So far no problems  ...  "
Setup
 28
use, product, easy to use, read, directions
+100%
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" ...  The instructions were very easy to follow & results easy to read  ...  "
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" ...  Very simple and straightforward. ... The instructions are easy enough to understand and the product works well.  ...  "
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" ...  Explicit instructions, very easy to read and understand its use.  ...  "
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" ...  The design is sleek, easy to install battery, and the interface is modern and easy to interpret.  ...  "
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" ...  It is super easy to use, no instructions needed.  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions were simple.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install batteries are the common AAA style.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup, use & read.  ...  "
Cover
 24
nice, carrying, comes, lanyard, covid
+100%
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" ...  Love the carry case.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes in a nice carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with handy carrying case for protection.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that it comes with a little pouch.  ...  "
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" ...  This oxymeter is cool with a small pouch and a sling .  ...  "
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" ...  Also, it comes with a carrying case and a lanyard so you are able to take it with you.  ...  "
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" ...  You can also use the Velcro pouch with belt loop (skinny belts only) to keep it close at hand.  ...  "
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" ...  Extra plus - the great carrying case that comes with it.  ...  "
Design
 24
easy, case, little, simple, one
+96%
-4%
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" ...  It’s aesthetically pleasing and easy to use/understand.  ...  "
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" ...  It was very easy to use on adults and children alike, and has a simple and attractive design.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks like I got one lemon.  ...  "
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" ...  It even fits in a small nice looking case of its own.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and nice look  ...  "
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" ...  I also love the sleek design.  ...  "
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" ...  I recommend to buy this one because it's affordable but don't look cheap on the contrary it's looks very firm and well made.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks good and works well.  ...  "
Heartrate
 23
rate, oxygen, wanted, pulse, practical
+96%
-4%
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" ...  wanted one for a long time as I was doing a lot of triathlons and wanted to check my heart rate.  ...  "
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" ...  Single button press makes it so easy for them to use and track their oxygen n heart rate.  ...  "
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" ...  Compared heart rate to the heart rate on fit bit.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using this device to monitor heart rate and oxygen saturation changes due to Covid19.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it to measure heart rate after exercising and it works as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  It gives you your oxygen level and heart rate.  ...  "
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" ...  It gives a result quickly and hr monitor is spot on with other devices I have.  ...  "
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" ...  My husband and I are using it to monitor our oxygen levels and heart rate in the morning and exercise.  ...  "
Fit
 22
comes, case, bpm
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Unit is attractive, easy to hold. ... You can also use the Velcro pouch with belt loop (skinny belts only) to keep it close at hand.  ...  "
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" ...  But what a great case it comes with.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with a nice case with a belt loop as well.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the case.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with nice case that has belt loop.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great, and has a lanyard and canvas case to fit it in.  ...  "
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" ...  it should fit mote snugly.  ...  "
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" ...  This fits the bill.  ...  "
Product As Described
 19
advertised, described, arrived
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  It functions as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described  ...  "
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" ...  Photos attached shows what it looks like.  ...  "
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" ...  Performs as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as expected  ...  "
Storage
 15
covid
+100%
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" ...  Comes with a handy storage case to protect it and keep it clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple to use and comes with a nice storage case.  ...  "
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" ...  Conveniently-sized, it can fit in a backpack or a drawer and stay out of the way until you want to check.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, I should point out that the design and the storage system is very practical and elegant.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with a nice carrying/storage soft case.  ...  "
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" ...  Like the small bag it comes with it. ... Make it easy to storage and keep it safe.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with detailed instructions and a cute storage bag!  ...  "
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" ...  an add to our COVID-GO-BAG!  ...  "
Capacity
 14
one, old
+93%
-7%
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" ...  bought for whole family.  ...  "
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" ...  We like it very much and are giving it quite a “workout” with Covid affected family members in our household.  ...  "
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" ...  Was highly recommended by a family member.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be ordering additional ones for my family members.  ...  "
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" ...  We use it for the entire family.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it for my family great investment no problems  ...  "
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" ...  We are a family of 4 and we have all tried it. ... It will get plenty of use as we plan on sharing it with the grandparents and other family members.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for at home during Covid  ...  "
Overall performance
 10
easy to use
+100%
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" ...  Works great and fast.  ...  "
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" ...  It does the job.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a high quality unit and a bargain to boot.  ...  "
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" ...  And a very fast reading too.  ...  "
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" ...  The reading is very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the oximeter for its convenient size and reliability and speed of response.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it for my family great investment no problems  ...  "
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" ...  It registers the numbers fast.  ...  "
Returns
 10
+10%
-90%
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" ...  Item is beyond return policy so Im stuck with a non-working device and out $25  ...  "
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" ...  I would have returned but I put it aside and forgot about it for a month.  ...  "
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" ...  Missed the return date of July 3rd. ... Otherwise it would have been sent back.  ...  "
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" ...  To my disappointment, I had to return this.  ...  "
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" ...  Sadly I also realized window to return it, just closed.  ...  "
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" ...  Had to return.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm returning it and do not recommend.  ...  "
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" ...  It is no longer eligible for a return, so into the trash is goes.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 9
easy to use
+78%
-22%
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" ...  As a Nurse, I depend on this monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  .Now I can monitor my health better!.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great 02 st monitor!  ...  "
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" ...  The readings are sometime inconsistent, but for inexpensive home device, it work fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Best review I can give is to always consult with your doctor 1st if these Oximeter's devices are recommended in general.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very easy to use, and even my husband who is often stubborn about using new devices, likes and uses it often!  ...  "
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" ...  All around excellent device.  ...  "
For Kids
 8
easy to use
+100%
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" ...  4/5 stars because it takes a lot longer to read on my kids.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my college student who is about to move back to campus. ... Sometimes a mom just needs peace of mind that her kids have what they need - just in case.  ...  "
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" ...  Ease of use for daughters  ...  "
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" ...  It was very easy to use on adults and children alike, and has a simple and attractive design.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my child to take to college to have on hand during Covid-19.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived quickly and works great even on small children.  ...  "
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" ...  I am giving this to my son to take to college with him.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that this unit can measure adults and kids’ vitals.  ...  "
Clock
 7
goes, show, low
-100%
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" ...  The pulse may show correct but the SpO2 level will show 83% or something else extremely low and the alarm will go off.  ...  "
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" ...  It read 92% and the alarm went off (a great feature - but when it’s a false alarm - not helpful).  ...  "
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" ...  but that's also what happens with a broken clock.  ...  "
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" ...  Sometimes it says my oxygen level is 97, and other times only 93, when an alarm beeps.  ...  "
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" ...  Alarm goes off if the pulse is too low or oxygen saturation is low. ... Cons: since it is inaccurate, the alarm goes off constantly.  ...  "
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" ...  An alarm goes off when it gets to 94 and its loud.  ...  "
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" ...  The only thing I wish was different is the alarm beep.  ...  "
For Travel
 6
+100%
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" ...  Small enough to bring along on overnight trips  ...  "
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" ...  From what I have read a oximeter is a good and early indication of lung problems and saves unnecessary trips to the doctors office.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that it comes with a bag so I can take it with me when I travel.  ...  "
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" ...  Came in handy for my travel during COVID and couldn't be happier with the purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Set includes everything you need even during travel.  ...  "
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" ...  Will definitely be in my travel bag.  ...  "
Features
 6
easy to use, bright
+100%
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" ...  It is so light.  ...  "
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" ...  Provides a fast reading and the auto shut off is very helpful.  ...  "
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" ...  The numbers are bright and large so they are easy to read in dim or bright light.  ...  "
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" ...  Really liked the features that are equipped in such a small device.  ...  "
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" ...  I especially like the storage capability, the auto shutoff feature, and the handy carrying case.  ...  "
Cleaning
 6
+100%
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" ...  It comes with a very nice durable case that you can tuck it into to keep it clean and it also attaches to a belt or clip if you need to carry it with you.  ...  "
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" ...  The case makes it easy to store and keep clean.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy to clean and use again for another patient as I’m a nurse.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice looking, easy to read & includes a good case to keep it safe & clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with a handy storage case to protect it and keep it clean.  ...  "
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" ...  The visiting nurse uses ours instead of hers becuase its just as good and she doens't have to clean hers.  ...  "
Clarity
 6
easy, clear, accurate
+100%
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" ...  Directions are clear.  ...  "
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" ...  It is super easy to use and the display is very clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear very visible and appears to be accurate.  ...  "
Controls
 5
turns, put
+80%
-20%
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" ...  The product works great just by one click, and all key displays are big and bright even for elderly people.  ...  "
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" ...  Its very simple to use - just put it on your finger and click the one button.  ...  "
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" ...  Directions for use are fairly clear but really it's simple, just put the included batteries in it, push a button and put it on your finger.  ...  "
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" ...  It does work best if you put your finger in when it's off and press the button to start, but a lot of times, it activates when I pull it out of the sleeve, so I wait until it shuts itself off before I take a reading.  ...  "
Fingerprint
 5
+80%
-20%
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" ...  You put it on your middle finger turn it on and in seconds you get your reading.  ...  "
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" ...  Works best on my index finger with the finger inserted all the way until it hits the tip of the opening.  ...  "
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" ...  We love the fact that it provided the reading within a few seconds of inserting the finger.  ...  "
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" ...  Stick your finger between the sensor and it immediately responds and gives you the information. ... It automatically turns itself off when you remove your finger.  ...  "
Other
 4
one, fingers, finger
+100%
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" ...  The sensor works great, checking the oxygen level during the pandemic.  ...  "
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" ...  Great sensor, nice extras and would definitely recommend to anyone looking to acquire one of these devices.  ...  "
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" ...  There were many of these oxygen sensor meters to choose from and I am glad I decided to purchase this one.  ...  "
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" ...  Stick your finger between the sensor and it immediately responds and gives you the information.  ...  "
For Running
 3
+100%
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" ...  This device is ideal for using during high endurance sports activities such as mountain climbing, running, biking, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ll be using it for post workout checks.  ...  "
As Gift
 3
+100%
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" ...  Item was a gift for my aunt, she loves the simplicity of the device.  ...  "
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" ...  Great gift during this pandemic.  ...  "
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" ...  It was a gift for my Mother.  ...  "
Cables
 3
+100%
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" ...  I LOVE THE CASE & CORD TO KEEP IT READILY AVAILABLE.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the case and the neck cord.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with a case and cord so you can wear it around your neck.  ...  "
Band
 3
carrying
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  The quality of the device is excellent and I like the hand strap that is included.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a nice carrying case and strap.  ...  "
Packing
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  thanks for frustration free packaging  ...  "
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" ...  Well packed and seems like a great product  ...  "
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" ...  Packaging was good.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  It is small, portable and has a protector.  ...  "
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" ...  The case also means the screen is protected from scratching.  ...  "
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" ...  There was a protective cover over the screen to prevent scratches.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Weight:  68.04 grams
Size:  4152 meters
Connectivity
Fingerprint:  Yes 
Display
Type:  LED 
LED
TYPE
Yes
FINGERPRINT
68.04 grams
WEIGHT
4152 meters
SIZE