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Microlife WatchBP Home (BP 3MX1-1)

Device Name:WatchBP Home
Device Model:BP 3MX1-1
Manufacturer:Sole: Microlife Corporation, 9F - 431 RuiGuang Road, NeiHu, Taipei 11492, TAIWAN PRC.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single and repeated measurements
Availability:Available Currently

The technology used in the Microlife WatchBP Home (BP 3MX1-1), to measure blood pressure, has passed in clinical validation studies, between general and pregnancy populations, according to recognised standard protocols, as published in peer-reviewed publications.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
Medaval RecommendationOlder clinical validation; older protocol; multiple clinical validations
BIHS (UK and IRL)Self-measurement and professional use for pregnancyPublished evidence
ESH (Europe)Self-measurement for adults and pregnancyPublished evidence
Stride BPSelf-measurement for adults and pregnancy (Preferred)Published evidence

Device Family:Microlife WatchBP Home (BP 3MX1-1)D,P, Microlife WatchBP Home A (BP 3MX1-3)D,P, Microlife WatchBP Home A BT (BP 3MX1-3C)P, Microlife WatchBP Home N (BP 3MX1-4)D, Microlife WatchBP Home S (BP 3MX1-5)P (D DET Equivalence, P Stride Equivalence)
Validation Publications

Stergiou GS, Giovas PP, Gkinos CP, Patouras JD. Validation of the Microlife WatchBP Home device for self home blood pressure measurement according to the International Protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2007 Jun;12(3):185-8. PMID: 17496469.

ESH-IP:2002 - Pass General population

Chung Y, de Greeff A, Shennan A. Validation and compliance of a home monitoring device in pregnancy: Microlife WatchBP home. Hypertens Pregnancy. 2009;28(3):348-59. doi: 10.1080/10641950802601286. PMID: 19263287.

BHS:1993 Pregnancy and pre-eclampsia (n=45; 15 pre-eclampsia) (Note: BHS results not in abstract)

Clark K, Snowball O, Nzelu D, Kay P, Kametas NA. Validation of the Microlife WatchBP Home blood pressure device in pregnancy for medium and large arm circumferences. Blood Press Monit. 2018 Jun;23(3):171-4. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000315. PMID: 29596069.

BHS:1993 - Pass (A/A) Pregnancy; Arm circumference 22 cm to 31 cm (n=51)

BHS:1993 - Pass (B/A) Pregnancy; Arm circumference 32 cm to 52 cm (n=46)

Relevant Publications

Stergiou GS, Jaenecke B, Giovas PP, Chang A, Chung-Yueh Y, Tan TM. A tool for reliable self-home blood pressure monitoring designed according to the European Society of Hypertension recommendations: the Microlife WatchBP Home monitor. Blood Press Monit. 2007 Apr;12(2):127-31. PMID: 17353657.

The publication describes the use of the Microlife WatchBP Home (BP 3MX1-1) in a scientific study.

Halfon M, Wuerzner G, Marques-Vidal P, Taffe P, Vaucher J, Waeber B, Liaudet L, Ltaief Z, Popov M, Waeber G. Use of oscillometric devices in atrial fibrillation: a comparison of three devices and invasive blood pressure measurement. Blood Press. 2018 Feb;27(1):48-55. Epub: 2017 Sep 28. doi: 10.1080/08037051.2017.1383852. PMID: 28958152.

Measurements from the Microlife WatchBP Home (BP 3MX1-1) are compared to those from the Omron HEM-907 (HEM-907-E7) and the Omron R7 (HEM-637-IT) in atrial fibrillation, though not in a formal validation.