Product Comparison

  • Comparisons of the Home Oxygen Concentrators

    Home oxygen concentrators are for home use because they can only be plugged into an AC outlet. They're also usually larger than portable concentrators, so you wouldn't want to have to transport them around, anyway. Even so, stationary oxygen units are still necessary and make the lives of oxygen therapy users easier.

    If you only need to use oxygen therapy a few hours out of the day, a stationary model might be a better decision, because portable models can be much more pricey. You might only need to use it overnight, and you don't plan on doing a lot of traveling to other places where you would be staying overnight. If you would generally only be using your oxygen therapy while you're at home anyway, a stationary oxygen concentrator is a way to go.

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  • Size and Weight Differences in Oxygen Concentrators

    In the world of oxygen concentrators, and with most other machines and appliances, smaller is always preferred. However, smaller also generally means a lower oxygen capacity. If you can find a small oxygen concentrator that can deliver the oxygen dosage that you need, you're in luck.

    Small, medium, or large, the one you choose should fit your lifestyle and meet your oxygen needs.

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  • User Question: How is the Eclipse 5 Different from the Eclipse 3?

    The Eclipse line of portable oxygen concentrators has a history of high quality and ground-breaking concentrators that have made it easier and more convenient to receive oxygen therapy. If you recently upgraded from the Eclipse 3 to the newest mobile unit, the Eclipse 5, you might have done so for at least one really good reason – the batteries from one Eclipse to another are all compatible.

    There are a few other good reasons to upgrade to the Eclipse 5 from the 3, even if you feel like the Eclipse 3 is mostly the same, and you're already happy with it. The Eclipse 3 is already a great portable oxygen concentrator, but there are a couple major differences between the two that might make you change your mind. Here they are:

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  • Units We Sell that Compare to the Easy Pulse Concentrator

    The Precision Medical Easy Pulse portable oxygen concentrator is a model on the market now that easily compares too many other pulse dose portable oxygen concentrators. In fact, many other portable models have much more features and settings that this concentrator does not.

    The Precision Medical Easy Pulse goes up to a setting of 5 LPM, equivalent in pulse dose settings. You could compare this to the Inogen One G3, G2, Lifechoice ActivOx and really any pulse dose only device that we carry.

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  • Lifechoice and Lifechoice Activox Concentrator Comparison

    Inova Labs created two great, yet small and fully-featured portable oxygen concentrators, the Lifechoice, and the Lifechoice Activox. These two concentrators are small, without being so small that they don't offer a good flow rate of oxygen, or fall short on extra features that add convenience and comfort to your oxygen therapy. If you want a small oxygen concentrator that won't be a nuisance to carry around, or one that you can exercise with, these two are what you are looking for.

    Comparing specifications on oxygen concentrators can be tedious when you are shopping for one that will be perfect for you and your needs, so we are breaking it down first by brand, and then by a few of the best models that we have. We hope these comparisons together will make it easier for you, and assist you in making your decision if you are choosing between the Lifechoice and the Lifechoice Activox.

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  • Inogen One G3 vs. Invacare XP02 Concentrator Comparison

    The Inogen One G3 Portable Oxygen Concentrator and the Invacare XP02 Portable Oxygen Concentrator are both state of the art, compact and lightweight oxygen therapy systems. Both portable concentrators are designed to give you the freedom to live your life and even travel without worry about tank refills or running out of oxygen.

    Here's a closer look at the similarities and differences between the Inogen One G3 and the Invacare XP02 to help you decide which portable oxygen machine is a better fit for your lifestyle.

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  • A Comparative Pilot Study of Three Portable Oxygen Concentrators

    A Comparative Pilot Study of the Efficacy of Three Portable Oxygen Concentrators during a 6-minute Walk Test in Patients with Chronic Lung Disease.

    Rationale: While use of portable oxygen concentrators (POC) is likely to increase, research is limited on the ability of POC’s to maintain oxygen saturation ≥ 90% during exercise.

    Objective: To compare the efficacy of 3 POC’s, with the highest O2 capacity in maintaining exertional O2 saturations ≥ 90% in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF).

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