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Siemens Acuson NX2

Siemens Acuson NX2 Ultrasound

Award-Winning NX Series

The Acuson NX2 ultrasound system is the next generation mid-to-low range cart-based system in the Siemens Acuson product line. As part of the award-winning Acuson NX series, the new lightweight and compact Acuson NX2 platform uses enhanced imaging processing architecture to deliver superb images quality on the largest monitor in its class, as well as workflow efficiencies using Siemens’ new tactile UI. With a broad range of applications to reliably perform day-to-day clinical procedures, the NX2 is the system of choice for essential shared service, general imaging and OB/GYN requirements in hospitals and clinics.

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.

Evoke clinical confidence, promote efficiency in your protocol, and overcome your most difficult obstacles to provide the best patient care. Created with clinical reliability, process efficiency, and future sustainability in mind, the Siemens Acuson NX2™ ultrasound system is a smart-inspired solution, providing premium imaging performance across clinical applications.
  • Smart Scanning | Excellent image quality for efficient and reliable diagnostic information.
  • Smart Performance | Improve operational efficiency with up to 20% fewer keystrokes(1) & three times more user programmable keys to simplify manual tasks.
  • Smart Engineering | Reduce upfront investment by up to 44%(1) with Siemens’ fully compatible and scalable transducers.
System Architecture
All-digital signal processing and multi-beam formation technology provide best-in-class imaging in all modes and enable seamless integration of features and options to:
  • Enable parallel Quad beam processing of the RF signal data in the time and amplitude domains with new generation all digital beamformer technology
    • 2D-mode line density: Up to 512 lines
    • Processing channels: Up to 172,032 channels
    • Total system dynamic range: > 227 dB
  • Dynamic TCE tissue contrast enhancement technology, SieScape panoramic imaging, Advanced SieCiear spatial compounding, SieClear compounding and Clarify vascular enhancement (VE) technology are built into the ACUSON NX2 system to provide excellent image quality.
  • Enhance productivity through application-specific imaging presets, TGO™ tissue grayscale optimization technology Doppler auto optimization, enhanced measurement and report functionality, knowledge based workflow tools including syngo® Auto OB measurements, QuikStart rapid boot and standardized imaging protocols
  • Streamline connectivity with solutions such as DICOM Print/Store, DICOM Modality Worklist, DICOM MPPS and DICOM structured reporting for OB/GYN, Vascular and Cardiac exams
  • Increase functionality with fourSight™ 4D ultrasound imaging technology and integrated stress echo
System Dimensions
  • Height: 143.1 cm (56.3 in)
  • Width: 53.2 cm (20.9 in)
  • Depth: 86.2 cm (33.9 in)
  • Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs) without OEM’s
User Interface
  • On-screen text, control panel overlay and operating instructions are available in the following languages: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Chinese are available for ACUSON NX2 Global
  • Russian keyboard and operating instructions supported
  • Operating instructions are available in 23 additional languages
  • Thumbnail menu provides on-screen thumbnail images and dynamic clips during exams
  • On-screen acoustic power indicator (AIUM/NEMA output display standard)
Control Panel
  • Simple, intuitive user interface with Home Base design minimizes repetitive hand motions and enables motor-memory learning
  • Backlit key illumination
  • Variable key brightness indicates active functions
  • Task light
  • Customizable soft keys for easy and immediate viewing of on-screen menus
  • Full-size QWERTY keyboard supports text entry, function keys and system programming
  • Wrist support to help reduce operator fatigue
System
  • Control panel
  • Articulating monitor arm to help improve ergonomics
    • FPD rotation: -80° to +80°
    • Tilt: -15° to 80°
    • Pull: 160 mm
  • Integrated high performance audio speakers
  • Wheels
    • Castor size: 125 mm
    • Front castor (2 ea): Total lock
    • Rear castor (2 ea): Total lock
Monitor
  • Flat Panel Display (LED), 21.5-inch widescreen, color, high resolution, and progressive scan (non-interlaced) with In Plane Switching (IPS) technology
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Recordable image area clips: 800 x 600 pixels
  • Monitor tilt: 15° up, 80° down and swivel of ± 80°
  • Digital on-screen display of brightness control
  • Energy saving display power management
  • Angle of view: 178°
Hard Drive
  • Internal 500 GB hard drive
  • Allows storage of patient studies that include images, clips, reports and measurements
  • Image storage capacity up to 300,000 images with compression
Display Modes
  • Selectable split screen display formats in 2D or 2D/color with M-mode and/or spectral Doppler mode: top-bottom or side-by-side in real-time and digital cine replay
  • 4B-mode allowing simultaneous display of 4 static B-mode images
  • Virtual Format
  • Dual from freeze
  • Split/Zoom
  • Flexible combination of imaging modes in side-by-side
  • Dual and Dual Select in real-time, and digital cine replay.
Operating Modes 2D
  • Fundamental 2D
  • Phased THI
  • Filtered THI
  • Alternating THI
Color Doppler
  • Velocity-based color Doppler
  • Power Doppler
  • Directional power Doppler
  • Color M-mode
  • Color Doppler tissue imaging
Spectral Doppler
  • Pulsed wave
  • Steerable continous wave (SCW)
  • Duplex and Triplex modes
M-Mode
  • Color M-mode
  • Anatomical M-mode (option)
  • ECG trace in all modes
QuickSet User-programmable System Parameters All imaging modes and parameters are customizable and programmable using QuickSet™ user-programmable system parameters.
  • Up to 128 QuickSet parameters supported
  • QuickSet parameters combine all preferred imaging mode parameters, annotation, text and measurements into a single user preset
Digital Patient Study Storage and Archiving The DIMAQ-IP integrated workstation allows for digital acquisition, storage and review of complete ultrasound studies, including static images, dynamic clips, measurements, calculations and reports. Studies can be reviewed and quantified on-board, stored on the system hard drive and transferred to the built-in DVD multi-drive (DVD-R/RW & CD-R/RW) or USB Flash drive for cost-effective archival. Patient Study Management Playback of digitally stored images in a selectable 1-up, 4-up, 9-up, 16-up or 25-up screen format. The patient study screen allows search, selection and deleting of studies or export to DVD multi-drive (DVD-R/RW and CD-R/RW).
  • 300 GB of the 500 GB internal hard drive reserved for patient data management
  • Patient database sorting by Name, ID and Study Date
  • Hard drive capacity: Approximately 300,000 B/W and color images
  • Storage and retrieval of static images
  • Storage and retrieval of cine clips
  • Retrospective clip capture during real-time imaging with a selectable duration of 1, 2, or 4 seconds or a selectable duration of 1, 2, 3 or 4 beat capture; ECG-triggerable
  • Prospective clip capture during real-time imaging with a selectable duration of 1 to 120 seconds or a selectable duration of 1 to 120 beat capture; ECG-triggerable
  • Export of patient studies from hard drive
  • Storage and retrieval of reports
  • Supports measurements and calculations on archived study and on saved and retrieved images
  • Acoustic clip capture from cine review
  • M-mode still frame scroll and store
  • PW spectral Doppler still frame scroll and store
  • Export of patient studies from hard drive to DVD-R/RW and CD-R/RW drive. Studies can be individually selected or batched copied
  • The system supports the following data export file formats RTF, PDF, TIFF, AVI, JPG and DICOM. Connectivity to PACS, other off-line storage (such as USB flash drive) or EMR device is achieved via LAN or WLAN connection.
  • Compatible with removable 650 MB, 700 MB and 790 MB CD-R and 650 MB or 700 MB CD-RW
  • Removable 4.7 GB single layer DVD and 8.5 GB single side double layer DVD
  • Supports export to USB Flash Drive
Documentation Devices Optional On-Board Video Devices • Up to 2 documentation devices (B/W printer and color printer/DVR recorder) can be integrated into the system cart and controlled from the system control panel • Supported devices:
  • Mitsubishi USB P95DW B/W Printer
  • Sony UP-D711 B/W Printer
  • Mitsubishi USB CP30DW Color Printer
  • Sony UP-D25MD Color Printer
  • TEAC DVR UR-50BDS
System Input/Output Video and Audio Input/Output (I/O)
  • VGA out and DVI out
  • External audio out
  • S-Video
Acoustic Output Management • On-screen acoustic power indicator (AIUM/NEMA output display standard) Dual Foot Switch (Option) • USB type dual-control, programmable foot switch Image Storage and Archiving USB Ports • Two USB 2.0 ports in the front, four USB ports in the back panel and supports export to USB flash drive Image Network Export • Provides network export (TCP/IP) for images and clips
  • Electrical/Environmental Specifications
The ACUSON NX2 system is available in one mainframe configuration, suitable for use in 100/120 V and 230 V environments.
  • Power connections: 100-120/200-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
  • Power consumption: maximum 600 VA with OEM’s
  • Atmospheric pressure range: 700 – 1060 hPa (525 – 795 mm Hg) or up to 3000 m (9,483 ft)
  • Ambient temperature range (without OEM’s): 10 – 40° C (50 – 104° F)
  • Humidity: 30 – 80%, non-condensing, during operation
  • Maximum heat output: 2150 BTU/hr
  • Average noise level output: 46 – 47 dB
System Applications & Reporting
  • Abdomen
  • General Imaging
  • Intraoperative/ Interventional
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Cranial
  • Pediatrics
  • Renal
Pain Management Imaging
  • Musculoskeletal (MSK)
  • Orthopedic
Women’s Imaging
  • Breast Imaging
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Elastography
Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Screening/ Survey
  • Fetal Echo
  • ECG
  • Fetal Echo
  • Stress Echo
Small Parts
  • Breast
  • Testicle
  • Thyroid
Urology Imaging
  • Pelvis
  • Penile
  • Prostate
Vascular Imaging
  • Arterial
  • Carotid
  • IMT
  • Digital
  • Transcranial
  • Venous
Structured Reporting
  • DICOM-Cardiac Structured Reporting
  • DICOM-Vascular Structured Reporting
  • DICOM-OB/GYN Structured Reporting
Transducer Ports
  • 4 transducer ports (3 active ports standard, 4th active port is available as an option) that support high density phased array, curved array and linear array transducers
  • Electronic transducer selection (instantaneous switching between transducers)
  • Supports DL (260) type connectors
  • Industrial design provides easy access to the transducer ports
Phased Transducer/Probe
  • P4-2 (1.3-4.4 MHz)
Curved Transducers/ Probes
  • CH5-2 (1.4-5.0 MHz)
  • C8F3 (2.0-7.0 MHz)
  • C5-2v (2.0-5.0 MHz)
Linear Transducers/ Probes
  • VF10-5 (5.0-10.0 MHz)
  • L10-5v (5.0-12.0 MHz)
Endocavity Transducer/ Probe
  • EC9-4 (3.3-10.3 MHz)