Product Comparison: BACtrack S75 vs BACtrack S80


General Specifications
Brand
BACtrack
BACtrack
Model
S75
S80
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Designed for maximum palm-of-the-hand comfort and ease of use, the BACtrack S75 Pro features Xtend® Fuel Cell Sensor Technology, and a miniature internal air pump allows the collection more precise breath samples. The S75 Pro has been tested by, and meets the requirements of, the DOT/NHTSA for a breath alcohol screening device, and is equally suited for both professional and personal use.
BACtrack’s premier professional breathalyzer, the S80 Pro is an ideal choice for law enforcement, health professionals or anyone who requires the most dependable BAC results. It features police-grade Xtend® Fuel Cell Sensor Technology with enhanced linear accuracy, and convenient one-button operation for fast and accurate BAC results.
Key Specs
Warm-Up Time
20 sec.
20 sec.
Response Time
10 sec.
3 sec.
Range
0.000 – 0.400 %BAC
0.000 – 0.500 %BAC
Accuracy
+/- 0.005 at 0.1% B.A.C.
+/- 0.01 %BAC @ 0.02 %BAC
What customers say about "Key Specs"
BACtrack S75 Portable Breath Alcohol Tester
  • This breathalyzer is one of the best deals for a high accuracy machine, a much better deal than the lower-tech units on the market for similar prices.
  • After several tests on several different occasions using not just myself, but a few friends as well, I have concluded that this is not only easy to use and carry around, but it is also by far the most consistently accurate device vs. police issued that I have used.
  • I am very pleased with my purchase of the S75 breathalyzer. I have cross-checked it with a police breathalyzer and was amazed at its accuracy and that the general public can get their hands one for such a reasonable price. Highly recommended!
  • I don't think it is as accurate as the company describes it to be. It says that it's accuracy is +/-0.005 @ 0.050, 0.100, and 0.150 %BAC but it can differ by 0.01 as my friends blew a 0.16 and then a second time yielded a 0.17
  • It was ok at first but results became out of possible range within first 6 weeks, I tried to follow directions but apparently it needs recalibrating often.
  • Good scare tactic for "young adults" not sure on the accuracy. Ease of use is iffy.
BACtrack S80 Professional Breathalyzer Alcohol Tester
  • Not only does this tester measure to the thousandths place, it also has features to ensure the most accurate measurement possible
  • It is easy to use and very accurate plus fits on glove box nicely. Been using it for years now and would highly recommend to others.
  • Simple to use. Very accurate. (Compared accuracy to two other devices by other manufacturers.) Super fast results. It functions perfectly. So simple a drunk could use it.
  • I think the most important aspect of a breathalyzer is accuracy and this device is one of the most accurate you can.
  • The only downside is that this product's instruction manual recommends re-calibration every 6-12 months without any place to mail in the unit, or instructions for how to do this. I'd be worried about accuracy in the long run.
  • Okay product to make you think before driving but the accuracy is questionable. With a price tag like this has, I would go a different route.
  • Not so sure on accuracy. But a cool tool to get an idea of where your at with B.A.C
Size & Weight
Material
Plastic
Plastic
Color
Black
Black
Height
4.8 in.
4.8 in.
Width
2.3 in.
2.3 in.
Depth
1 in.
0.8 in.
Weight
4.4 oz.
4.8 oz.
Features
Sensor Type
Electro-chemical fuel cell
Electro-chemical fuel cell
LCD Screen
4 digit LCD display
4 digit LCD display
Power Supply
2 x AA batteries
2 x AA batteries
Extras
Front Facing Mouthpiece dramatically improves ease-of-use, Sleek, rounded edges maximize style and comfort
Sleek, rounded edges maximize style and comfort, Replaceable, hygienic mouthpiece, Low power requirements. Get up to 1500 tests on one set of AA batteries, One button operation, DOT/NHTSA Tested and Compliant
What customers say about "Features"
BACtrack S75 Portable Breath Alcohol Tester
  • Sleek, ergonomic design.Portable so you can take it with you wherever you go.
  • It has a very fast response and while I cant be positive of the accuracy, based on my size and amount consumed it appears to be dead on. This makes any indecision on driving confirmed.
  • Sure you pay a little extra...but this thing has a fuel cell in it. Same as what cops use and what they install in your car for a breathalyzer.
  • Press start, wait about 15 seconds, blow for 5 seconds, wait for 5 more seconds and get a reading - it really is pretty simple to use even if you have had a few to many!
  • The unit worked acceptably well until it went out of calibration. In order to recalibrate, surprise!! You have to mail it to California with a $20 fee.
  • This unit did an excellent job initially, but failed after about a year of very light use.
  • It was ok at first but results became out of possible range within first 6 weeks, I tried to follow directions but apparently it needs recalibrating often.
BACtrack S80 Professional Breathalyzer Alcohol Tester
  • Good product and features. You can program the unit to require 3, 5, or 7 second breath samples (the longer, the more accurate). Mine is set to the default 5 seconds and seems to be accurate to within .01% BAC.
  • This unit uses fuel cell technology, which is absolutely what you want. The number of samples that can be taken before requiring recalibration is impressive, and the recalibration only costs $20 (I have not gone through this process yet).
  • 3 digit read out is a good feature. Fast, dependable, and appears to be very accurate.
  • Battery stays charged for a very long time and this is an indispensable addition to my car's glove compartment.
  • One feature I would have liked is a little memory, which it doesn't have.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
129.99 $

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