Omron is a world leader in the manufacture of blood pressure monitors designed to use at home. Among the range of products offered by Omron, there are different types of wrist blood pressure monitors. Omron generally use IntelliSense technology to facilitate home monitoring. Some of the Omron wrist blood pressure monitors include:
- Omron HEM-629 Portable Wrist Blood pressure Monitor
- Omron HEM-650 Compact Wrist Monitor with IntelliSenseTM & APS
- HEM-637 Portable Wrist Monitor with IntelliSenseTM & APS (Advanced Positioning System) Technology
- HEM-670IT Automatic Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor and Omron RX-3 Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor
- Omron RX-3 Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor
Omron HEM 670-IT Automatic Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor
The device is used for checking irregular heartbeat, hypertension and morning hypertension, as it is equipped with these indicators. It uses advanced positioning sensor (APS) technology that ensures automatically that the monitor is positioned at the heart level. The early morning hypertension indicators enable to monitor the level of hypertension. The IntelliSense Technology and SigmaCuff Technology enable more comfortable, quick and precise systolic, diastolic blood pressure and pulse readings. Other features include extra large digital display, silent one-touch operation and 100 total memory recordings including date and time [8 morning and evening averages each and 84 base memories].
Basically this Omron wrist blood pressure monitor has two modes – TruRead TM mode that checks three consecutive measurements ideally at 1 minute interval (15, 30, 60 or 120 second intervals also possible) and shows their average. Single Read mode with advanced average, checks individual readings and calculates the average of three readings last taken within the time frame of ten minutes. The monitor is simple, easy to use and battery operated. The device is also equipped with two time settings for alarm, serial port, pre-formed quality wrist cuffs with circumference between 5 ¼ and 8 ½ inches and onscreen graphing for keeping track of morning blood pressure and evening blood pressure.
Omron HEM-629 Portable Wrist Blood pressure Monitor
This model of Omron wrist blood pressure monitor measures the blood pressure by wrapping the wrist cuff of circumference between 5 ¼ and 8 ½ inches and uses the SigmaCuff technology for quick and precise measurement of blood pressure. Memory storage has facility for recording 60 readings with date and time. Uses IntelliSense technology to automatically inflate and deflate the device and with the help of average reading feature gets the average of three earlier readings. The monitor has five year warranty and works using 2 AAA batteries.
Omron RX-3 Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor
This device has been clinically validated by the International Protocol. During the complete measuring procedure, the monitor must be in level with the heart to get accurate readings. As this monitor is cheaper than Omron R3 and R6 blood pressure monitors, it does not have the position detectors to monitor the accuracy of your positioning like the other monitors. The inflation is automatically by electric pump and deflation is by the rapid deflation system. This Omron wrist blood pressure monitor use oscillometric method for measuring. Moreover, its memory can store twenty eight measurements.