Bed-wetting and Enuresis Alarms Comparison and Review Chart
This comparison chart is color coded to make it easier to understand.
Good properties have a GREEN background   and Bad properties have a RED background  
The intensity of the Green and Red colors indicate Better or Worse
Manufacturers usually do Not Provide information (NP) because this data would be bad. We consider NP to be Bad  
                         
Wired Bed-Wetting Alarms Chummie Premium Chummie Elite DRI Excel DryBuddy EZ DryBuddy EZ+ Dry Easy Dry-Me Malem M03 Malem Ultimate Nytone / Dr. Madre Rodger Clippo Wet- Stop3
Convenience                        
Easy to attach/detach alarm Sensor NO NO NO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Quick and easy to clean Sensor NO NO NO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Quick and easy to reuse Sensor and system NO NO NO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Comfort                        
Alarm attaches to Shirt Shirt Shirt Shirt Shirt Shirt Shirt Shirt Shirt Arm Shirt Shirt
How does the Alarm attach to Clothing Clip Clip Velcro+ Safety- Pin Clip or Safety- pin(s) Clip or Safety- pin(s) Clip Clip Clip or Safety- pin Clip or Safety- pin Velcro Strip Magnet Magnet
Clip/Attachment Grips Cloth Tightly without Damaging Cloth NO NO Yes Yes Yes Yes NO NO NO NO Yes Yes
Flexibility & Mobility                        
Allows patient to move around Inside the House Poor Poor Fair Fair Fair Fair Fair Fair Fair Fair Fair Fair
Allows patient to move around Outside and Near the House Poor Poor Fair Fair Fair Fair Fair Fair Fair Fair Fair Fair
Privacy in Public Places (Using & Alerting without being noticed by others) Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor
Allows patient to move around anywhere in Public Places Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor Poor
Can be used with standard cotton underwear Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Durability                        
Can be used many times > 300 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Can be used many times > 300 without supplies NO NO NO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sensor is sturdy and will not break/decay easily NO NO NO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Effectiveness of Sensor                        
Sensor can be attached at point of urination Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sensor Type Pad Pad Pad Clip Magnetic Clip Clip Clip Clip Clip Clip Clip
Type of Attachment at Briefs Sticky Tape Sticky Tape Sticky Pad Clip Magnetic Clip Clip Clip Clip Clip Clip Clip
Sensor Easy to Clean? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sensor Easy to Dry? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Can the sensor be cleaned hygenically (with soap/alcohol)? Strong No Strong No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
How easy and convenient is it to attach and detach the sensor?                      
How firmly does the sensor attach to briefs? Tape Tape Pad Clip Magnets Clip Clip Clip Clip Clip Clip Clip
How firmy does the sensor remain attached during use?                        
How long is the sensor likely to last? (Warranty provided) 90 days 90 days 90 days 90 days 1 year 90 days 90 days 90 days 90 days 90 days 3 months 6 months
How easiy can the sensor get damaged or malfunction? Chemical coating Chemical coating Chemical coating Moving Parts No Moving Parts Moving Parts Moving Parts Moving Parts Moving Parts Moving Parts Moving Parts Moving Parts
NO additional disposable supplies needed (tape, pads, sewing, special pants, etc.) excluding batteries NO NO NO Yes Yes NP Yes Yes Yes NP Yes NP
NO time & effort spent with supplies NO NO NO Yes Yes NP Yes Yes Yes NP Yes NP
Connector from sensor cable to alarm box 3.5mm RCA 3.5mm RCA 3.5mm RCA 616E 616E RJ11 RJ11 RJ11 RJ11 NA RJ11 NP
Firm connection from sensor cable to alarm box NO NO NO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sensor Cable Length NP NP 29" 34" or 44" 34" NP 30" 30" 30" 38" 31" 36"
Effectiveness of Alarm box                        
Low Battery Indicator Yes Yes NO Yes Yes NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Perspiration Resistant (Perspiration does not cause alarm) NO NO NO Yes Yes NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
Alarm Loudness at 4" (10 cms) from ear NP NP NP 90 db 90 db NP NP NP NP NP NP NP
Alarm Loudness at 8" (20 cms) from ear NP NP NP 87 db 87 db 85 dB NP NP NP 76.9 dB NP NP
Volume Control Yes NO NO Yes Yes Yes NO NO NO NO NO NO
Vol. Control (Continuous or Steps) 2-steps NO NO Contin. Contin. 4-steps NO NO NO NO NO NO
Vibration Yes Yes NO Yes Yes Yes Yes NO Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sound + Vibration NP NP NO Yes Yes Yes Yes NO Yes Yes Yes Yes
Weight & Size                        
Size (of alarm box only) 2.05"L 2.6"W 0.75"H 2.3"L 2.3"W .75"H 2.25"L 1.5"W 0.5"H 2.75"L 1.75"W 0.87"H 2.75"L 1.75"W 0.87"H 2.4"L 2.3"W 0.63 H 2.5”L 1.75”W 0.8"H 1.6"L 1.6"W 0.8"H 2.1"L 2"W 0.8"H 1.75"L 2"W 0.8"H 2.5"L 2"W 0.6"H 1.75"L 2.75"W 1"H
Volume of Alarm Box (Size/Bulk) 3.9 cu.in. 4.0 cu.in. 1.7 cu.in. 3.6 cu.in. 3.6 cu.in. 3.5 cu.in. 3.5 cu.in. 2.0 cu.in. 3.4 cu.in. 2.8 cu.in. 3.0 cu.in. 4.8 cu.in.
Weight of Alarm box only (No clip or batteries) 1 oz. 1 oz. NP 1 oz. 1 oz. NP NP NP NP NP NP NP
Weight of Alarm box with clip and batteries NP NP NP 2 oz. 2 oz. 2.1 oz. 2 oz. 2 oz. 2 oz. NP NP NP
Shipping Weight 8 oz. 8 oz. 8 oz. 4.3 oz. 5 oz. 7 oz. 8 oz. 8 oz. 8 oz. 8 oz 8 oz. 8 oz.
Total sensor and connector wire weight 0.5 oz 0.5 oz 2.0 oz 0.7 oz. 1 oz. NP 0.7 oz. 0.7 oz. 0.7 oz. NP 0.7 oz. 0.7 oz.
Cost                        
Cost for complete kit (Alarm & Sensor) $99.99 $79.95 $69.95 $29.99 FS $33.99 FS $49.95 $49.95 $84.99 $99.95 $49.00 / $44.99 $59.95 $49.00
Cost for extra sensor $19.95 $19.95 $29.00 FS $12.99 FS $17.49 FS $16.00 $15.00 $19.00 $19.00 NP $12.00 $15.00
Batteries Required Approx. mAh (Power Capacity) 2 AAA (2400) 2 AAA (2400) 4 LR44 (660) 2 AAA (2400) 2 AAA (2400) 2 AAA (2400) 2 AAA (2400) 3 A76 (360) 2 AAA (2400) 2 CR2025 (320) 2 AAA (2400) 2 AAA NI (2400)
Warranty                        
Alarm Box 1 Year 1 Year 6 months 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year
Sensor NP NP 90 days 90 Days 1 Year NP 90 Days 90 Days 90 Days NP 90 Days 6 months
Certifications                        
Certifications Provided CE CE NP CE CE NP NP NP NP CE NP NP
U.S. FDA Registered Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wired Bed-Wetting Alarms Chummie Premium Chummie Elite DRI Excel DryBuddy EZ DryBuddy EZ+ Dry Easy Dry-Me Malem M03 Malem Ultimate Nytone / Dr. Madre Rodger Clippo Wet- Stop3
NP = Not Provided (Could not or would not provide) NI = Not Included NA = Not Applcable
Note: The criteria are typically stated so that a Yes answer is Good   and a NO answer is Bad.  
The intensity of the Green and Red colors indicate Better or Worse
Manufacturers usually provide information that is Good and do Not Provide (NP) information which would be bad.
We consider NP to be Bad.  
Note: FS - Some Manufacturers offer Free Shipping on certain products. This is often Domestic U.S. only.
Please check with manufacturer for details. For costs: Lower price is better than higher price.
The above chart uses rational criteria to objectively evaluate many features of several commonly used Bed-Wetting and Enuresis Alarms,
as recommended in: Selecting an Alarm
This is a very convenient side-by-side chart to review and compare different bedwetting alarms, to provide a better understanding
of what you are considering or getting.
Prices above are from manufacturer's (preferably) or major supplier's websites as of November 12, 2016.
All products/product names mentioned are trademarked and/or the property of their owners.

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