Handheld Oximeter Battery Life Comparison

Handheld pulse oximeters are portable and versatile, ideal for use in care settings outside the hospital and clinic. Nonin Model 8500 and PalmSAT 2500 provide reliable measurements in environments from emergency medical services to homecare. They deliver consistent performance at low operating costs.

The table below shows estimated battery life for these two Nonin products and two models from other leading brands. With runtimes of 80 hours for the PalmSAT 2500 and up to 160 hours for the Model 8500, Nonin handheld pulse oximeters are the most energy efficient you can buy.

*Based on manufacturers’ published specifications as of July 2019

**Nonin Model 8500 provides up to 160 hours of battery life when display brightness is set to “normal”