||Best Served By
|You are interested in the occasional spot monitoring of your oxygen (O2) levels. You may be a fitness buff or under a doctor’s care for a condition that you have under control.
||Any model will do, it depends on the features you are looking for in addition to simply knowing your O2 level and heart rate. You would probably be best served by a more basic, single display model like the MD 300-CB.
|You are interested in occasional spot monitoring of your oxygen (O2) levels and you are interested in a simple graphic representation of your pulse rate as well.
||Models with pulse bars will provide you with the most basic representation of your heart rate using pulsating LED bands.
|You are interested in monitoring your oxygen (O2) levels and your pulse rate. You are interested in a plesmograph-type representation of your heart rate. You may be a fitness buff or under a doctor’s care for a respiratory ailment and want to be able to change the display for ease of use.
||Models with color, multiple display angles (horizontal and vertical orientations), pulse rate and wave form graph.
||Contec CMS50D4, Choice C29, MD0053, CMS50E, CMS50EW, CMS50F, CMS08A, ALL handheld Units
|You are interested in continuous monitoring of your oxygen (O2) levels, perhaps for a sleep study or because of an unstable chronic respiratory condition. You need to be able to save the results to show a health care provider.
||Models that fit on your wrist or can be left on a bed or table. They must also store information for retrieval and viewing on a computer. These units come with a software for your PC and several models allow for multiple users to have data stored.
||CMS50E,,CMS50F,,most upper end handheld and desktop units