When it comes to choosing a quality at-home automatic blood pressure monitor device for you or your family, accuracy and ease of use is the most important. It is also important for that device to have a seal from a recognized hypertension society who has the authority to pass or fail a device based on strict protocols.
Microlife Blood Pressure Monitor
Microlife blood pressure monitor units have been around since 1997 and have been recognized by European, German and British Hypertension Societies. They have developed different added technologies to their BP monitors and have been recognized for their quality and accuracy.
One of Microlife's top automatic blood pressure monitor models is the Microlife BP 3MC1 – PC . This model is as close as you can get to a professional machine. Very simple to use; if you can push a button you can use this device. If you are on the go it will run on batteries or you can plug it in and power it that way.
This automatic blood pressure monitor works great to take bp and pulse readings displaying them in large numbers and storing it to be later transferred onto your computer via a USB data transfer cable. The software is easy to install and use giving good readouts for your doctor to look at.
Omron Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor
Omron is the leader in home healthcare devices and was the first to introduce manual and automatic blood pressure monitor units for the patient at home. Their company was first found way back in 1933 and now they offer one of the worlds best brand on the market today, the Omron BP 791 iT .
This Omron model is spot on accurate and easy to use. It monitors your bp along with your pulse and it also will detect irregular heart beat. You can use batteries or plug it in and all your data can be transferred to your computer for a digital record or to be emailed to your doctor for review.
LifeSource Automatic Monitor
LifeSource is a brand not as well-known as the Omron but it is up there with quality and accuracy. Their company has been around for over 20 years and is one of the top automatic blood pressure monitors in Canada.
Their best-selling brand is the LifeSource AU-789AC that has the basic bp reading and pulse rate and it will indicate if your heart beat is irregular. It comes with a handy carrying case and people report it to be an accurate device.
Withings Automatic Monitor
The Withings automatic blood pressure monitor is a new breed of monitoring technology for avid iOS software users. It is made to be integrated with an application on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad device to give you a whole different user experience.
Here you plug it into your iOS device and choose the 1 measurement or 3 measurements at a time mode. It will average out the three measurements on its own and keep a detailed date and time log of all your readings. It does not have irregular heart beat detection but it will give your systolic and diastolic bp along with your heart rate.