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Watch Our Comparison Video Between the GCE Zeno and the Philips Respironics SimplyGo

Oct 22, 2021 1:25:05 PM / by Ana Eyssimont

Watch Our Comparison Video Between the GCE Zeno and the Philips Respironics Simply GO

 

We created a comprehensive guide into the similarities and differences between the GCE Zeno and the Respironics Simply go portable oxygen concentrators. We also made a video for you to watch that takes you through everything you need to know about these two portable oxygen concentrators.

 

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If you are a long time oxygen patient or were recently given a prescription to be on supplemental oxygen, and you are in the market for a continuous flow portable, don’t miss out on watching this video!

 

 

Both of these devices are great options for people who need continuous flow oxygen concentrators. We are comparing these two devices so that you can decide for yourself which device has the features you want and need in an oxygen device. 

 

Similarities of the GCe Zeno and the SimplyGo  \

While there are a few notable differences between the GCE Zeno and the Respironics SimplyGo, they also have a lot of similarities! 

 

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Similar Flow Rates 

Both of the GCE Zeno and the Respironics SimplyGo devices can go up to pulse flow settings 1-6 and continuous flow settings 0.5-2.0 LPM. So this device can fulfill oxygen patients' needs across the spectrum. 

 

Because theses oxygen devices are continuous and pulse flow devices, you can hook up these devices to your BiPap machines and use them while you sleep! 

 

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Both are FAA Approved 

Both of these devices, and all of the devices LPT Medical carries, are FAA approved, meaning you can carry them on a plane with you, and use your oxygen device while you travel! 

 

This is a huge benefit to owning a portable oxygen concentrator compared to using oxygen tanks and canisters. 

 

All you need is an extra oxygen device battery to bring along with you for the duration of your flight, and also be sure you let your airline know you are traveling with oxygen. They may have a few requirements and checkpoints you have to go through to make sure you are safe during your flight! 

 

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Read this blog linked in blue to learn about traveling with oxygen in 2021

 

3 Year Warranty 

Both devices and every new device LPT Medical sells comes with a 3 year warranty on the machine itself, and a 1 year warranty comes with all of the oxygen accessories

 

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Both the GCE Zeno and the Respironics SimplyGo are super reliable oxygen machines, yet, things happen! Having a company like LPT Medical ready to assist you with any problem you have with your oxygen device, especially in the first three years, will come in handy! 

 

Differences between the GCE Zeno and the SimplyGo 

 

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Weight and Size Differences 

The SimplyGo is a lightest continuous flow oxygen device you can buy, it weighs just under 10 pounds, which is not a lot for continuous flow devices. It is also very compact and sleek. It is able to fit nicely under the seat in front of you while you fly or in the space by your feet in the car. It doesn’t take up much room in your home, and you will easily be capable of maneuvering the device around on the cart it comes with!

 

The Respironics SimplyGo’s dimensions are 10” H x 6” D x 11.5” W. 

 

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The GCE Zeno comes in a close second, and weighs 10 pounds, it is not a huge difference from the SimplyGo, but it is worth noting. The GCE Zeno stands at 12.3” H x 6.6” D x 8.3” W. So it is slightly taller than the SimplyGo yet it is not as wide! 

 

Battery Life 

 

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The GCE Zeno shines bright with outstanding battery life, you can get up to 8 hours of battery life when the device is set to a pulse flow setting 2, and up to 1.5 Hours of battery life when it is set to continuous flow setting 2 LPM. 

 

The Respironics SimplyGo is still known for being small but mighty, and it can operate for up to 6 Hours on a pulse flow setting of 2, and about 1.8 hours on a continuous flow setting of 2.

 

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Keep in mind that you can use these devices while they are charging! So when you are resting at home, you can have the device plugged in and have it fully charged before you go to the grocery store, out to eat, or to run any errands. 

 

Overview 

Both of these devices will be able to give you the oxygen you need. However, depending on your lifestyle and other factors, one may be better for you than the other. Talk through this decision with an experienced respiratory specialist at LPT Medical, you can reach us at 1(800)-946-1201! 

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Topics: Respiratory Resource Center, portable oxygen concentrator, Respironics SimplyGo, Continuous flow oxygen concentrator

Ana Eyssimont

Written by Ana Eyssimont