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Fingertip Pulse-Ox Buying Guide

Make the Most Informed Pulse Ox Purchasing Decision

There are a number of considerations to take into account when searching for the perfect fingertip pulse oximeter. Accuracy, screen display type, and price should all factor into your choice. We’ve compiled this Pulse Oximeter Buying Guide to make comparison shopping easy. See the features of our entire selection of pulse oximeters lined up side by side and determine what model or models best fit your daily work style.

Pulse Oximeters

Hopkins® The Wave Pulse Oximeter
The slim and durable design of The Wave offers and comfortable fit in addition to water resistance.

Hopkins® Fingertip Pulse Ox PI
The Fingertip Pulse Ox PI features a rotating view display that allows either the patient or the caregiver to view the screen from all four angles.

Hopkins® Fingertip Pulse Oximeter
Specially designed for accurate readings on the smallest fingers, this pulse oximeter is perfect for pediatric patients or for very small or frail adults with finger diameters of 8 to 16mm.

Hopkins® VitaPulse II Fingertip Pulse Oximeter
Designed with basic oximetry needs in mind, the Hopkins VitaPulse II Fingertip Pulse Oximeter is an accurate and cost-effective solution to measure both pulse and Sp02.

Hopkins® Handheld Pulse Oximeter
Combining a cost-effective price point with the high quality you've come to expect from Hopkins products, this Handheld Pulse Oximeter is an essential for home healthcare professionals. It is excellent for spot-check applications and continuous monitoring, and features three software settings: neonatal/infant, pediatric, and adult.

Pulse Oximeter Accessories

Protective Pulse Ox Case
This padded case features a belt clip and an elastic bungee cord safety clip that attaches to your pulse ox for added protection.

Pulse Ox Sleeve
This slim and lightweight case features a belt loop and a small top D-ring.

                              Hopkins® The Wave™ Pulse Oximeter Hopkins® Fingertip Pulse Ox PI Hopkins® Pediatric Pulse Oximeter Hopkins® VitaPulse II Fingertip Pulse Oximeter Hopkins® Handheld Pulse Oximeter
Screen: 2-Color OLED 4-Color OLED 4-Color OLED 1-Color LCD 4-Color LCD
Display: 4 Rotating Views 4 Rotating Views 4 Rotating Views Faces Caregiver or Patient Faces Caregiver Only
Housing Color: 5 Colors Available (Mint, Berry, Sky, Cobalt & Pink) Black Green and White Black White
Auto On/Off: Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Alarm: Preset for Pulse & Sp02 Preset for Pulse & Sp02 Preset for Pulse & Sp02 Preset for Pulse & Sp02 Preset for Pulse & Sp02
Perfusion Index: Percentage & Waveform Trend Percentage & Waveform Trend Percentage & Waveform Trend Percentage Only Percentage Only
Warranty: 3 Year 3 Year 3 Year 3 Year 2 Year
Accuracy: ± 2% 75 to 100% Sp02 ± 2% 75 to 100% Sp02 ± 2% 75 to 100% Sp02 ± 2% 75 to 100% Sp02 70~100%(± 2%) Sp02
Power Source: 2 AAA Batteries Included 2 AAA Batteries Included 2 AAA Batteries Included 2 AAA Batteries Included 3 AA Batteries Included