Omron 5 Series Contoured Cuff Blood Pressure Monitor

Last updated: October 6, 2022

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Product Details

In our analysis of 59 expert reviews, the Omron 5 Series Contoured Cuff Blood Pressure Monitor placed 22nd when we looked at the top 24 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitor with Cuff that fits Standard and Large Arms

Our Expert Consultant

Dr. Niket Sonpal   
Gastroenterologist and adjunct assistant professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Niket Sonpal is an adjunct assistant professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and clinical instructor at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Brooklyn, who specializes in gastroenterology.

He is a graduate of the Medical University of Silesia-Hope Medical Institute in Poland. After completing his residency in internal medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital, he was selected to be the 2013‐2014 Chief Resident at Lenox Hill Hospital–Northshore LIJ Health System. Dr. Sonpal completed his fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Lenox Hill Hospital and continues his work in the field of medical-student and resident-test preparation. He now serves as the associate program director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Brookdale University medical center.

He is also the co‐author of several medical test prep books and serves as the chief operating officer for Medquest Test Prep and director of medical education for Picmonic Test Prep.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Contoured cuff wraps comfortably around upper arm.
Has an irregular heartbeat detector.
With this equipment, it is simple to use and to read so virtually anyone can take a person’s blood pressure without any issues.
Irregular heartbeat detection is another feature worth mentioning. If an irregular rhythm is detected more than twice when you’re taking a reading, the irregular heartbeat symbol is displayed on screen.
The Omron monitor have a large display and it displays the systolic, diastolic measurements and pulse rate.
This monitor comes from a top brand, and makes it fast and easy to obtain accurate measurements.
This feature lets you have multiple user accounts, so your partner or other family member can use it as well.
Here is another impressive Omron BP monitor. It is also a very consistent, reliable and accurate monitor that stores up to 100 readings and is suitable for use by two people.

What reviewers didn't like

Lacks bluetooth functionality like the 10 series.
This model had no discernible flaws in its performance.
However, some of these users do not recommend it as an accurate device since they received higher or lower readings in comparison to their physician’s equipment.
Cuff isn’t as comfortable as the Omron 10 Series Upper Arm BPM (different material)
Some units have been sold which appear to produce inaccurate readings.
The cuff tends to be on the bigger side, so if you have small arms, the blood pressure reading might not be as accurate.
Only uses batteries and has no power cord option

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