Acuson X150 Ultrasound

Acuson X150 Ultrasound System
 

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The Acuson X150 ultrasound system was designed to provide clinical users with exceptional performance integrated with the best of ultrasound imaging technology.

 

In order to address a wider range of clinical applications and patient needs, the Acuson X150 combines image quality, scalable functionality, cutting edge technology and ergonomic design.

 

The Siemens Acuson X150 ultrasound machine includes a rotating 15" flat panel display, tissue gray scale optimization technology, and seamless network integration.

 

Below is a generalized description of this systems technology, specifications, features and options. The below may not reflect the features and options available on units in our inventory.

  • Technology
  • Specifications
  • Measurements & Reporting
  • Transducers
  • Tutorials
Designed from the ground up with an all-digital architecture, the X150 system provides exceptional performance and instantaneous activation of clinical workflow steps. The X150 system integrates state-of-the-art imaging technologies to address a wider range of patient needs and clinical applications.
Key Technologies include:
  • MultiBeam formation technology increases signal processing speed and delivers exceptional temporal resolution in all imaging modes
  • Hanafy lens transducer technology combined with SynApsTM synthetic aperture technology provides uniformity throughout the field of view up to 28 cm image depth–critical when scanning technically difficult-to-image patients
  • Virtual format imaging increases anatomic information by providing a trapezoidal image format at the touch of a button
  • All-digital architecture provides signal integrity from beamforming to image display for best-in-class image quality
  • MultiHertz™ multiple frequency imaging technology offers optimized image quality over a wide frequency bandwidth providing exam versatility in a single transducer
System Features:
  • Superior 2D-mode imaging– The base system includes superior 2D-mode imaging and pulsed wave Doppler functionality providing high-quality audio and visual capabilities for spectral visualization and quantification of blood flow
  • 2D-mode imaging. Color Doppler exams. Cardiac screening. Decide what's needed — and when.
  • Take advantage of the 15-inch, flat panel display mounted on an innovative articulating arm to optimize the position of the system and its folding monitor in virtually any environment
  • Configure the transducers and gel holders to fit specific needs
  • Customize exam reports to match workflow
  • Optimize image quality at the click of a button with TGO™ tissue grayscale optimization technology
  • Quickly store, recall and manage data with the DIMAQ-IP integrated workstation
  • Seamlessly integrate the system into networked environments with a full complement of plug-and-play connectivity solutions
Optional Technologies Include:
  • Phase inversion Tissue Harmonic Imaging (THI) technology to enhance contrast and spatial resolution and reduce image noise for enhanced visualization across applications
  • TGO™ tissue grayscale optimization technology automatically optimizes the image with the press of a single button, shortening exam times, reducing repetitive motion providing consistent optimized exams across patients, users and applications
  • Color and Power Doppler provides superb detection and demonstration of blood flow across all examinations
  • 3-Scape™ real-time 3D imaging provides a real-time reconstruction of 3D images during free hand acquisition
  • Cardiac Screening enables phased array imaging capabilities for adult and pediatric cardiac screening
  • DICOM OBGYN Structured Reporting provides standardized report architecture to allow for easy transfer of OB and GYN measurements to offline PCs, workstations and archiving systems
  • DICOM 3.0 Connectivity enables digital data transfer via a DICOM network for both printing and storage. The ACUSON X150 system acts as a DICOM Storage Class User and DICOM Print Class User
  • DICOM Modality Worklist* enables query and direct download of the patient worklist schedule from the Hospital/Radiology Information System (HIS/RIS) to the ACUSON X150 system, automatically populating the “New Patient” screen with patient demographic information
  • DICOM Modality Performed Procedure Step (MPPS)** enables automatic exchange of “Modality Performed Procedure Step” information with the HIS/RIS
  • Additional Array Portadds a third active array port to the ACUSON X150 system and allows the user to connect up to three linear, curved and phased array transducers simultaneously


* Requires DICOM 3.0 Connectivity option
**Requires DICOM 3.0 Connectivity option and DICOM Modality Worklist option

Physical System Specifications
  • Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg) (no OEM's)
  • Dimensions: 53.5" H x 20.4" W x 33.5" D
    (136.0 cm H x 51.8 cm W x 85.1 cm D)
  • Architecture: All-digital signal processing technology
  • Dynamic range > 150 dB
  • Gray scale: 256 shades
  • Up to 1024 processing channels
  • DIMAQ Integrated workstation
User Interface
  • Intuitive PC-based operating principles
  • User-centric control panel with HomeBase layout
  • On/Off tasklight and back-lit illumination of control panel
  • Variable brightness indicates active state of function keys
  • On Screen Menus (OSM) provides easy and immediate access to secondary imaging controls
  • Easy accessible, full size QWERTY keyboard for text entry, function keys and system programming
  • Wrist support to help reduce operator repetitive stress injuries
  • Up to 32 QuickSef" user-programmable system parameters allow users to program system parameters for individual transducer/application settings. QuickSet parameters combine all preferred imaging mode parameters, annotation text and measurements into one user preset
Operating Modes
  • 2D imaging in fundamental and harmonic modes
  • M-mode
  • Color Doppler Velocity mode
  • Power Doppler mode
  • Pulsed Wave (PW) spectral Doppler mode
  • Duplex mode
  • Triplex mode
Monitor
  • 15" color, flat panel, high resolution, display
  • 1024 x 768 pixels resolution
 Total screen area 1024 x 768 
  • Recordable image area clips 800 x 600
  • Total screen capture is an option
  • Monitor tilt of 10 degrees up, 75 degrees down and swivel of -80 to +80 degrees
Hard Drive
  • Internal 40 GB hard drive
  • Allows storage of patient studies that include images, reports and measurements
  • Storage capacity of 120,000 images; color or black/white
  • Internal 40 GB hard drive
  • Allows storage of patient studies that include images, reports and measurements
  • Storage capacity of 120,000 images; color or black/white
CD-R/W Drive
  • Supports 650 MB or 700 MB read/write CD-R/W
  • Allows storage and archiving of complete patient studies
    • Still images, Reports, Measurements
  • Storage capacity is dependent upon patient study size
  • Export of images in TIF Format, DICOM exchange Media (requires DICOM connectivity option)
  • Individual study selection provides export of a single exam
External Video and Audio
  • S-video (in/out) to VCR or DVD for record and playback
  • RGB or DVI output to external LCD display
  • Composite video output (NTSC/PAL) to VCR or DVD, video printer or external LCD display
  • Audio output
  • Integrated speakers
Patient Study Storage and Archiving

The DIMAQ-IP integrated workstation allows for digital acquisition, storage and review of complete ultrasound studies, including static images as well as measurements, calculations and report

 
Documentation Devices
  • Optional On-Board Video Devices
  • Up to two (B&W printer & color printer/VCR) documentation devices can be integrated into the system cart are controlled from the system control panel
Supported Peripheral Devices
  • Mitsubishi P93W B&W Printer
  • Mitsubishi CP900UM Color Printer (NTSC)
  • Mitsubishi CP900E Color Printer (PAL)
  • USB Inkjet Printer
  • Mitsubishi MD3000UM S-VHS VCR (NTSC)
  • Mitsubishi MD3000E S-VHS VCR (PAL)
System Input/Output
  • PAL/CCIR: 625 lines, 50 Hz
  • NTSC/EIA: 525 lines, 60 Hz
  • Video/Audio Input
    • 1 Composite color Video in, BNC-type
    • 1 Y/C Video in, S-terminal (SVHS)
    • 1 2-Channel Audio in (Right/Left), RCA jack type
    • Video/Audio Output
      • 1 Composite B/W Video out, BNC-type
      • 1 Composite color Video out, BNC-type
      • 1 RGB & Composite Sync out, mini D-SUB (15 pin)
      • 1 Y/C Video out, S-terminal (SVHS)
      • 1 2-Channel Audio (Right/Left), RCA jack type
      • 1 VGA out, mini D-SUB (15pin)
  • Other Input/Output
    • 1 Foot switch connector, phone jack-type
    • 1 Remote control connector, mini jack (stereo)
    • System Interface Connections
  • Network
    • 1 Ethernet connector, type RJ45 (10/100 BaseT)
  • Peripherals
    • 1 Serial port RS232-C connector, D-SUB (9-pin)
    • 2 USB ports, Series A-type
    • 2 AC Main Outlet
General Imaging
  • Abdomen
  • Renal
Pain Management Imaging
  • Musculoskeletal (MSK)
  • Orthopedic
  • Podiatry
Women's Imaging
  • Breast Imaging
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Reproductive Medicine (IVF)
Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Screening/Survey
  • Cardiac Screening/Survey
Small Parts
  • Breast
  • Testicle
  • Thyroid
Urology Imaging
  • Pelvis
  • Penile
  • Prostate
Vascular Imaging
  • Arterial
  • Carotid
  • Venous
Structured Reporting
  • DICOM-OB/GYN Structured Reporting
 
Transducers
  • Wideband MultiHertz imaging
  • Frequency range: 2.0 – 13.0 MHz
  • Hanafy Lens acoustic technology
  • MicroCase™ transducer miniaturization
    technology and SuppleFlex cables
Transducers Ports 
  • Up to three active universal transducer ports that support phased array, curved array and linear array transducers (optional 3rd array port)
  • The two transducer port configuration has two active and one transducer parking port
  • Electronic transducer selection (instantaneous switching between transducers)
  • Industrial design provides easy access to the transducer ports
Transducer Storage
  • Four configurable transducer holders support all transducer designs and provide gel bottle storage
  • SuppleFlex™ transducer cables and integrated cable management for protection during exams and transport
  • Special transducer holder provides secure storage and easy access to endocavity transducer
  • Transducer holders can be removed for cleaning
Transducers / Probes
  • Linear Array 5-13 MHz*
  • Curved Array 2-5 MHz*
 
  • Phased / Sector Array 2-8 MHz
Cardiac Transducers / Probes
  • Adult Cardiac 2-4 MHz
  •  Fetal Cardiac 4-8 MHz

*Displayed MHz range includes multiple transducers

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