Inogen One G3 vs Caire SeQual Eclipse 5 Oxygen Concentrators

Portable Oxygen Concentrators
Inogen One G3 vs. Caire Sequal Eclipse 5

When it comes to portable oxygen concentrators, there are a lot of choices. Customers require a device that can keep up with their active lifestyles. While the Inogen One G3 is a lightweight, durable concentrator with a long battery life, the Caire SeQual Eclipse 5 is one of the only portable units to deliver both pulse and continuous flow oxygen. Check out our product comparison below to help you make the best decision about your oxygen therapy needs. 

Inogen One G3 vs SeQual Eclipse 5 Weight

Inogen One G3SeQual Eclipse 5
4.8 lbs with 8 Cell battery; 5.8 lbs with 16 Cell Battery18.4 pounds with battery
Inogen One G3 Portable Oxygen Concentrator

Portability is important. When it comes to weight, the Inogen series of oxygen concentrators are some of the lightest on the market. Although heavier, the Caire SeQual Eclipse 5 offers a compact travel cart allowing customers to take it with them wherever they go.

Inogen One G3 vs SeQual Eclipse 5 Size 

Inogen One G3SeQual Eclipse 5
8.75″ (L) x 3.0″ (W) x 8.25″ (H)  with a single battery19.3″ (H) x 12.3″ (W) x 7.1″ (D)

The lower weight of the Inogen One G3 means a smaller design, which adds to the convenience of taking oxygen on the go. The larger size of the SeQual Eclipse 5 allows it to also be used as a home oxygen unit, if necessary.

Inogen One G3 vs SeQual Eclipse 5 Battery Life 

Inogen One G3SeQual Eclipse 5
4.5 hours at Pulse 1 with 8 cell batteryUp to 5.4 hours at Pulse 1
Caire SeQual Eclipse 5 Portable Oxygen Concentrator

The SeQual Eclipse 5 offers slightly more battery life when compared with the Inogen One G3 at Pulse 1. However, the Inogen One G3 can extend that duration by adding a 16-cell battery, which delivers up to 9.5 hours of performance. 

Inogen One G3 vs SeQual Eclipse 5 Design 

Inogen One G3SeQual Eclipse 5
Sleek, small, simpleEasy-to-read screen to check device status 

The Inogen One G3 offers a sleek, portable design. The user interface is simple, allowing patients to easily turn the device on/off, adjust flow settings, read battery life and more. The Caire SeQual Eclipse 5 also allows users to easily check status or navigate menus. 

Inogen One G3 vs SeQual Eclipse 5 Flow Setting 

Inogen One G3SeQual Eclipse 5
5 Pulse Dose SettingsContinuous Flow: 0.5-3.0 LPM
Pulse Dose: 1-9

For users looking for a pulse dose concentrator, the Inogen One G3 provides 5 pulse dose settings. The SeQual Eclipse 5, on the other hand, allows patients to select either continuous flow oxygen mode (up to 3LPM) or pulse dose mode (9 settings). Make sure you talk with your doctor before purchasing to determine which oxygen settings best suit your needs.

Are Both of these are FAA Approved? 

Inogen One G3SeQual Eclipse 5
FAA approvedFAA approved

Both of these top portable oxygen concentrators are approved by the FAA for air travel. 

Inogen One G3 vs SeQual Eclipse 5 Price 

Inogen One G3SeQual Eclipse 5
Currently starts at $2,295Currently starts at $2,200

The Caire SeQual Eclipse 5 starts at $2,200 while the Inogen One G3 is priced at $2,295. Both units are subject to changes in price. We recommend signing up for our newsletter to stay notified of future sales.

So, Which One is the Winner? Which Concentrator is Better for You?

The “winner” is whichever best suits your oxygen therapy needs. While the Inogen One G3 is the perfect device for users who enjoy an active lifestyle, the SeQual Eclipse 5 is extremely flexible which makes it perfect for just about any user. Be sure to talk to your doctor before purchasing a concentrator to find out exactly what your needs are. Oxygen concentrators require a valid prescription in order to purchase.

If you have any additional questions about either of these portable oxygen concentrators or want to learn more about the products we offer, contact our knowledgeable customer care team today. Give them a call at 888-941-1688 or email them at