This arm monitor has an irregular heartbeat detector, a BP risk category indicator, a large digit display and data averaging function. It also allows multiple users to store readings separately and includes a one-size-fits-most cuff.
The Omron 5 Series BP742N is part of the Blood Pressure Monitor
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Blood Pressure Monitor
models like the 5 Series BP742N are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Accuracy: Accuracy is based on how the model's readings compared with those taken on a mercury sphygmomanometer used by two trained testers.
Convenience: Convenience is based on pluses and minuses of the model's features (such as irregular heartbeat detection, a blood-pressure risk category indicator, and multiple user memories).
Comfort: Comfort is based on opinion scores given by test subjects.