Siemens Acuson Antares Ultrasound

Siemens Acuson Antares Ultrasound System
 

High performance wherever you need it.

The Acuson Antares ultrasound system features contrast agent imaging, 3D/4D imaging, height adjustable control panel, lightweight system architecture, centralized user controls and a re-positional wrist-rest to reduce operator fatigue.  These are just a few of the features that make the Siemens Antares Machine a step above the rest.

 

 

 

 

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
Innovative imaging technologies:
Deliver consistent, high-quality performance in any clinical situation.
  • Clarify™ vascular enhancement technology: A breakthrough in 2D imaging to provide cleaner vascular structures
  • Extend imaging technology:  Dramatically improves penetration to enhance image quality in the technically difficult-to-image patient
  • SieClear™ multi-view spatial compounding:  Enhances contrast resolution for detection of subtle structures
Advanced transducer technologies:
  • Image quality is enhanced with versatile wideband transducers. Hanafy Lens and Multi-D™ array transducer technologies are designed to improve the focus of the slice thickness, resulting in exceptional spatial and contrast resolution.
  • The Antares system provides superior image quality, matched with enhanced clinical efficiency for a confident diagnosis in every ultrasound application.
Stress-free scanning within your reach
The advanced ErgoDynamic design of the Antares system allows you to scan with ease and comfort.
The unique orthorhombic system design provides:
  • A Natural Reach Zone where the most frequently accessed controls are easily accessed in standing or sitting positions, eliminating excessive hand motion
  • An Extended Reach Zone, the only solution to easily access peripheral devices, recordable media and transducer connectors without unwarranted bending and stretching
  • Lightweight, compact system architecture to facilitate system mobility within the hospital or clinic
  • The articulating arm and high resolution 19-inch flat-panel display provide optimal monitor placement and enhanced image quality in all lighting situations
  • Hanafy Lens Transducer technology and Extend imaging technologies enhance penetration for reduced transducer pressure on technically difficult-to-image patients
System Specifications
  • System height: 137 cm - 151 cm (53.9 in - 59.4 in) (upright FPD)
  • Width: 61 cm (24 inches)
  • Depth: 91.5 cm (36 inches)
  • Weight: 159 kg (350 pounds); 184 kg (406 pounds) fully configured
  • User-select control panel/monitor height adjustment
    • Control panel lowest position: 77.5 cm (30.5 inches) from handle
    • Control panel highest position: 93 cm (36.5 inches)
    • Monitor lowest position: 137 cm (53.9 in) measured to top of monitor
    • Monitor highest position: 151 cm (59.4in) measured from top of monitor
Monitor
  • 19" (48.3 cm) high resolution flat panel monitor liquid crystal display with IPS (in-plane switching) technology
  • Reduced glare in all working environments
  • Flicker-free technology display
  • Screen resolution 1280 x 1024
  • Fold down for transport or portable exams
    • Minimum fold down height 49.2 inches/ 125 cm
  • Extended viewing angle: 178 degrees (horizontal and vertical)
  • Variable monitor positioning adjustments (height, swivel, tilt)
    • Range of height: 60.6 – 54.3 inches / 154 – 138 cm (upright FPD)
    • Swivel: 80 degrees right, 80 degrees left
    • Tilt: +60 degrees forward, -10 degrees back
User Interface
  • Ergonomically designed and illuminated for ease of use
  • Full alphanumeric QWERTY keyboard
  • Logical grouped controls
  • Customizable keys
  • Dedicated technology buttons; 2D, M-mode, C, PW, CW
  • Dedicated function keys; Start/End exam, Menu, Probe/User preset selection, Archive review,
  • Exam review, Mark, Report, Measurement,
  • Line/Update (split modes), Dual imaging, Image store, Clip store, Options key (Annotations, ECG, VTR, Power and Edit ID), Auto/Gain, Action,
  • Rec/Print, Depth/Zoom, 8 TGC
  • Siemens Select key (S) managing operationdependent software keys and special functions on screen
  • Integrated speakers
  • Dedicated footswitch connecto
Imaging Modes and Options
  • 2D - Tissue Harmonic Imaging (THI)
  • Color Doppler
  • Power Doppler
  • DTI (Doppler Tissue) PW spectral Doppler mode (for cardiac option)*
  • PW Doppler
    • Duplex Doppler
    • Triplex Doppler
  • Doppler Tissue Imaging – Color and PW
  • CW (Continuous Wave) CW spectral Doppler mode (for cardiac option)
  • M-mode and color Doppler M-mode
  • MultiHertz™ multiple frequency imaging
  • Clarify™ vascular enhancement technology
  • Extend imaging technology*
  • Advanced fourSight technology
  • SieScape™ panoramic imaging
    • Advanced SieClear™ spatial compounding*
    • eSie Touch™ elasticity imaging*
    • syngo® Velocity Vector Imaging™ technology
    • syngo® Arterial Health Package*
    • syngo® Auto OB Measurements*
    • Axius™ direct ultrasound research interface*
  • Color SieScape™ panoramic imaging
  • TEQ™ ultrasound technology for 2D and spectral Doppler
  • SieClear™ multi-view spatial compounding
  • 3-Scape™ real-time 3D imaging
  • Cadence™ contrast pulse sequencing technology* **
Hard Drive
  • 80 GB hard drive
  • Image storage capacity up to 35,000 images; color or black/white
  • Automatic disk management (first in – first out) with capability to auto delete based on archived, archived & committed, archived & verified, sent, sent & committed, printed
Read/write CD-R/DVD-R
  • 4.7 Gbyte; read/write DVD±R media
  • 650 Mbyte; read/write CD-R media
  • Storage capacity dependent upon writing session format, e.g., when the entire CD is written in one session, estimated storage of 400 images
  • Allows storage of images, clips, volumes and transfer of presets across systems in DICOM interchange media format or PC format (.avi and .jpg)
  • Supports system software and option upgrades
Power Supply
  • Voltage: 100V, 115V, 230V (50/60 Hz)
  • Integrated A/C line conditioner
  • Built-in AC isolation transformer
  • Power consumption: maximum 1.2 kVA (may vary with configuration)
  • Power connections:
    • 100V version: 90-110 VAC;
    • 115V version: 98-132 VAC;
    • 230V version: 196-264 VAC
Image File Formats
  • Standard output: JPEG, AVI
  • Native and DICOM
  • Clips characteristics
  • AVI Codec: Microsoft® MPEG4-V2 (highly compressed), MS-WMV9 (improved compatibility) and MS-Video1 (low level compression)
External Data Management
  • DICOM® Connectivity ( option )
 
System Applications & Reporting
  • Abdomen
  • Contrast Imaging
  • General Imaging
  • Intraoperative / Interventional
  • Lithotripsy
  • Neonatal
  • Pediatrics
  • Renal
Pain Management Imaging
  • Musculoskeletal (MSK)
 
Women's Imaging
  • Advanced OB
  • Breast Imaging (Option)
  • Elastography
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics
Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Screening/Survey (Option)
  • ECG (Option)
  • Fetal Echo (Option)
  • Neonatal Echo
  • Stress Echo
Small Parts
  • Breast (Option)
  • Testicle
  • Thyroid
Urology Imaging
  • Pelvis
  • Penile
  • Prostate
Vascular Imaging
  • Arterial
  • Carotid
  • Digital
  • IMT
  • Transcranial
  • Venous
Structured Reporting
  • DICOM-Cardiac Structured Reporting
  • DICOM-Vascular Structured Reporting
  • DICOM-OB/GYN Structured Reporting
Transducer Ports
  • Three universal, 360-pin transducer ports that support standard, Multi-D™ array transducers and Hanafy Lens technology transducers
    • Also supports advanced transducer technologies including fourSight™ 4D transducer technology
  • Electronic transducer selection
  • Easy-reach access to all transducer ports
  • Aux CW port for 2MHz and 5MHz CW
Transducers / Probes
  • Linear Array 3-13 MHz*
  • Intraoperative / Hockey Stick 5-13 MHz
  • Curved Array 1-6 MHz
  • Biopsy 1-10 MHz*
  • Laparoscopic 4-9 MHz*
Cardiac Transducers/Probes
  • Adult Cardiac 1-4 MHz*
  • Fetal Cardiac 1-4 MHz*
  • Neonatal Cardiac 4-10 MHz
  • Pediatric Cardiac 1-10 MHz*
  • Pencil 2 MHz & 5 MHz
  • TEE 3-7 MHz
3D Volume Transducers/Probes
  • Abdominal 1-7 MHz*
  • Endocavity 4-9 MHz

*Displayed MHz range includes multiple transducers

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