Can help boost milk supply
Comfortable breast shields
Device is rather bulky
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Much better than Medela
I have both Medela electric double pump and the Medela manual pump, because many people use that brand, but after I using this spectra, I feel Medela total waste my money, I like spectra, more efficient, more comfortable, design looks nice. .It is very quiet when its pumping, easy to operate and clean , also has a wide range of vacuum settings to suit so that your nipples don't get sore. The product also has an effective massage setting which is extremely comfortable. Highly recommended.
Love this pump!
I previously had a cheaper pump and would never extract enough milk. It also really hurt my nipples and made a horrendous loud noise. The spectra is so much quieter, I've been able to use it while my baby is sleeping at night and there's been no disruptions. I now produce more milk too! If you're deciding over the pink or blue spectra I definitely recommend spending the bit extra to get the blue. Being able to charge it and use it without cords tangled anyway is more handy than you would think. Battery life of them is fantastic too!
Seriously great product. The suction is awesome and I can easily double the volume pumped compared to my other pump. Parts are plastic but well made. The rest horn is a little hard but accessories and spare parts can be purchased separately and at relatively cheap prices. Well worth the investment. I wish I hadn't wasted my money on other brands of pump. This trumps them all.
Purchased from Spectra during one of their 20% of Sales. Extremely happy with the pump - have used for many hours and its not showing any signs of wearing out.
Night light is very handy and so is the built in battery.
Big thanks to Spectra AU for understanding their clientele and shipping out the pump via the quickest method possible.
Happy to recommend to anyone - for what you get, its extremely good value compared to Medela.
Excellent pump and customer service.
Easy to use and clean. Excellent battery life.
Good suction even when double pumping. I find it fast and efficient.
Excellent customer service from spectra baby australia.
I did need to buy different size flanges, but that was easy to arrange.
The bottles that come with the pump are too small so I bought Avent classic ones instead.
Cordless is the must!
Love this reliable pump never let me down. I chose this over the S2 model because it has the rechargeable battery and it lasts long time! You only need to charge it once a week? I like moving it around the house so I can do things like watching tv, playing with my baby at the same time. I have been using this for nearly a year. It's quiet to use. Got a led light which is handy to use at night time when baby is sleeping. I only use it as a single pump so I can free one hand to do other stuff when expressing. Spectra customer service staffs are very helpful too!
Perfect alternative to the Medela hospital-hire pumps and far less expensive
The nightlight feature is awesome, the bottle holder behind the handle is useful, the display clear if not as good at night as tech fans would like and the settings options are everything my wife needed. She found it more comfortable to start let down than the Medela ones and got a higher flow with less hind milk left. Discount codes brought the price down a bit too - better to buy than the S2 as the built in battery does work even if you're just on the wrong side of the bedroom or want to pump in the bath, but we know mums who express in the car on the way to work with this on the passenger seat.
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Pretty strong machine
I purchases this machine after extensive research online. I had used a medela swing with my first child full time and it began malfunctioning at the 5/6month mark. This time round I wanted a double pump
I found out that the double medela pump had the same power as the single and it didn't give you the option of single pumping if you wanted like the Spectra.
Powerful pump, quiet too. Big and bulky, but I don't mind. I must say the funnel part is a bit hard to clean since it is one big piece. The bottles that came with the pump leaked. I calle...
Best pump on the market
This pump is a must have for any working mum or preemie mum. I would not have survived without it! I unexpectedly had my baby over 6 weeks early, he could not breath on his own let alone feed. I felt helpless but the one thing i could do for him was provide breast milk. I used the hospital pump, a meleda symphony to start with but after a week i went home and my baby want going anywhere for the next 4 weeks. I used my Spectra S1 and it was just as good as the expensive hospital pump (over $1500). It is lightweight and portable (rechargable). I ...bought a pumping bra and i can multitask while i pump. Now im back at work i also use it to pump in my lunch break and i get a very decent amount of milk with it. I recommend this pump over all others!
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I bought online from the Spectra website and delivery was very fast.
My wife loves this machine as it is comfortable, powerful and easy to clean.
It has reduced pumping time to a minimum and the portability is also very handy around the house.
Would recommend this to any new mum
Fantastic breast pump with single and double pump options
I purchased this breast pump when I was going back to work and needed to express for my then 9 month old. It has a range of settings to pump milk including a let down function (that works!) and strength of pumping from low to high. For a hospital grade pump it is really well priced. Their customer service is great too. Highly recommended.
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Great pump and great price!
Coming from a medela swing, having a double pump was extremely convenient.
With its rechargeable battery, it is easy for me to take this pump to work and express.
When I first started pumping, I was able to express 100-200ml per side, which was an increase from what I used to be able to do in about 10-15 minutes.
Parts are easy to pull apart and wash.
Instructions that came with it weren't the greatest.
Also, I wish there was an option to pick which size flange came with the purchase, as you end up having to pay a decent amount more for a new set and delivery.
Great Pump for a twin mum!
I was given this pump as a baby shower gift. I love the way it's durable and have different settings for massage and lactation with different speed. It isn't noisy and has the light that has 2 level of brightness which works wonder at night, so it doesn't disturb my babies and I don't have to get out of the room to pump. Even better that this product comes with double pump which fits most of the major brand wide neck bottles. This pump saves my time so that I have more time to rest.
Wow! Expressing breast milk cnt get any easy!!
This product is a wonder! Wont brag much about it all i can say is take it from someone who has used tommy tippee, avent, and ameda!!
Must have for all mums!
High give spectra s1 team!
The only suggestions is bottle improvement
Well done spectra team!
Great pump and great value for money
This pump is fantastic. It has great suction whether it is used as a single or a double pump. I didn't notice any loss of suction when using it as a double unlike other pumps.
The variety of settings allows you to find a comfortable mode depending on how your breasts are feeling that day. The let down mode is really good and gets the milk flowing quickly.
The battery is really handy - means I can use it anywhere inside or out of the house. I was pleasantly surprised with the battery life. I've been using this pump about 5-6 times per da...y and the battery went flat after 6 days! On other hand it's very quick to charge. Prior to purchasing this pump I hired the Medela symphony which was really good but I honestly think the spectra is better. It's more comfortable to use, it's smaller and lighter so easier to take with you, it has a timer so you can learn how long it will take to express making it easier to plan feeds etc, and the night light is super handy for middle of the night expressing. It's also heaps cheaper than the Medela symphony so much better value for money.
I really love to use it
My sister in law suggest this Spectra S1 to me and i purchased it. I love to use it, its rechageable battery which is very good for me, i can use it everywhere. And there is a light for night time and also not too noisy sound. There is a massage mode to stimulate ur breast and its double pumping. This is a good stuff for me to buy
The one thing I could not have lived without!!!
After having tried numerous pumps I came across the Spectra S1. Initially I hesitated wondering whether it would be worth the price. There are numerous cheaper pumps on the market. Surely they would all do the same job, right? Wrong! The Spectra S1 has surpassed all my expectations and made my breast feeding/expressing journey very enjoyable and rewarding. There are many things I love about this pump;
- Fully adjustable settings - The ability to customise the pump to suit your requirements. This is a great feature as each person is different...
Very solid performance
My partner has used this product after the birth of our second child. The performance exceeds the use of a Medela product she previously used. It normally takes around 20 minutes or so for a full express on high settings generally getting 160ml. Would recommend to anyone looking to express feed.
Foolproof for newbies (like me!)
I was totally new to the breastfeeding/breastpump world so I was totally nervous about figuring it all out but when my pump arrived I was so relieved at how user-friendly it was! Minimal buttons to avoid confusion and never had a single issue with the pump. Used it everyday for 12 months straight. I just found myself constantly lurking the spectra fb page for tips/help haha! Would recommend again.
Could not live without it!
I absolutely loved the Spectra S1 pump! My first baby was difficult to nurse and being able to easily pump and give him a bottle was a big relief. I found the pump super easy to use and because it pumps so effectively it was incredibly helpful to increase my lack of supply. I will definitely be using this pump next time around - couldn't live without it!!
Questions & Answers
Help my spectra pump has turned on but now none of the buttons will work to switch between modes, increase suction or even turn it off.
Just had the same problem! Did you find any resolution?
I was pumping and all of a sudden the Spectra turns off! I tried to turn it back on and the screen turns in but there’s no suction or pumping sounds from the pump. After a few seconds, it shuts off.
The battery is fully charged! Can someone help?!
Hi Sam, oh no!
Could you please send us a message to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can do some troubleshooting with you to see what is happening?
I will keep an eye out for your message and go from there.
The Spectra team
This is the exact problem I just started having, did you get any answers?
Hey Sarah, so sorry to hear you're having this issue too :-( If you contact us at email@example.com we can help you :-)
Hi it’s my first time to charge my spectra s1 and it takes forever to charge. It’s been drained and currenty charging 1-2 bats for 24 hours! please help?
Hi Jen, oh no! It sounds like your adaptor is not assembled together correctly! :(
This is an easy for for you, but if you contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org we will help you with this. :)
The Spectra team
- The Spectra S1+ Hospital Grade Double Electric Breast Pump has an inbuilt rechargeable battery, making it more portable and able to be used anywhere, anytime.
- It has a motor life of 1,500 hours.
- It comes with a double kit for double pumping, letting you save time by expressing milk from both breasts simultaneously.
- The breast pump has powerful and adjustable suction ranging between 0-320mmHg, letting you easily choose the setting which is most comfortable for you and produces the desired amount of milk.
- It’s a closed system device, making for a hygienic pumping experience.
- A night light and a timer are both features on this Spectra breast pump, making it easy for you to pump in low-light settings and keep track of how long you’ve been expressing.
- It has a cycle length of 38-54rpm and weighs 2kg.
Points of praise:
- Most reviewers found that this Spectra breast pump had excellent suction, and they also enjoyed how customisable the cycle and suction preferences were.
- According to many reviewers, this breast pump helped boost their milk supply.
- They also said that the breast shields as well as the overall expressing experience were comfortable.
- One pain point noted by reviewers was that this breast pump was quite bulky and thus not very portable. However, this is to be expected of hospital-grade breast pumps.
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