Compare insulin pumps.

Not all pumps are the same. Know your options.

Whether you’re choosing an insulin pump for the first time, or you’re looking to switch, you need to know all the options. No two pumps are the same, so to help you find your perfect pump, we’ve created this Insulin Pump comparison chart.

Animas® Vibe® Insulin Pump & CGM SystemMedtronic® Paradigm® Veo™Medtronic® MiniMed™ 640GAccu-Chek® ComboAccu-Chek® Insight

Animas® Vibe® Insulin Pump & CGM System

Medtronic® Paradigm® Veo™

Medtronic® MiniMed™ 640G

Accu-Chek® Combo

Accu-Chek® Insight

Dimensions (cm)
8.26 x 5.08 x 2.18 cm554: 5.1 x 8.3 x 2.0 cm
754: 5.1 x 9.4 x 2.1 cm
MMT-1512: 5.3 x 8.5 x 2.44 cm MMT-1712: 5.3 x 9.6 x 2.44 cm8.2 x 5.6 x 2.1 cm8.4 x 5.2 x 1.9 cm
Approx 105g (3.7oz)554: 95g (3.4oz) including battery
754: 102g (3.6oz) including battery
MMT-1512: 91.9g (3.2oz) MMT-1712: 95.7g (3.37oz)110g (3.9oz)including batteries,full plastic cartridge and infusion set 122g (4.3oz)including batteries, cartridge and infusion set
Cartridge size
200 U554: up to 176 U
754: up to 300 U
MMT-1512: 180U; MMT-1712: 300U or 180U315 Uself-filled: 200 U; pre-filled NovoRapid® PumpCart®: 160U
Pink, silver, blue or blackBlue, Smoke, Purple, Clear and PinkBlue, Smoke, Purple, Clear and PinkBlackBlack
Min. basal rate
0.025 U/h0.025 U/h0.025 U/h0.05 U/h0.02 U/hr
Total basal
12/day48/day48/day24/dayUp to 24/day
Basal profiles
Colour display
Battery life
approximately 3 to 4 weeks for an Energizer® Ultimate Lithium battery (1.5V)For best results: new AAA alkaline battery, size E92, type LR03 (Energizer).
 Battery life - not specified2-4 weeks, depending on use200 days for Bluetooth® off; 80 days for Bluetooth® on with a Lithium (FR6) battery35 days with Bluetooth® off and use of a Lithium (FR03) battery
Waterproof at 12ft (3.6m) for 24 hours* (*CGM readings may not be transmitted from the CGM to the pump while in water)The pump must not be used in water and needs to be removed if planning water activitiesWaterproof for up to 3.6m for up to 24 hoursProtected against the effects of temporary immersion in water under standardized conditions (up to 60 min & 2.5 meters [8 feet])Protected against the effects of temporary immersion in water under standardized conditions (1.3 m for 60 min).

mylife™ OmniPod® Patch Pump

mylife™ OmniPod® Patch Pump

In order to show a fair and transparent cross-section of the market, we have included the disposable mylife™ OmniPod® patch pump.

Pod weight25 g (0.88oz) without insulin
Pod size3.9 cm x 5.2 cm x 1.45 cm
Reservoir volume200 U
PDM display size3.6 cm x 4.8 cm; 6.1 cm; colour display
Waterproof ratingIPX8 (25 feet for up to 60 minutes.)
Min. basal rate0.05 U/hr
Basal programs7 with up to 24 segments each

Important Product Information for Customers: Animas no longer selling pumps in United Kingdom and Ireland

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