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Siemens Acuson X150

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Siemens Acuson X150 Ultrasound

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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.

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 SynAps 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 beam forming 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 DlMAQ-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
  • DlCOM OBGYN Structured Reporting provides standardized report architecture to allow for easy transfer of OB and GYN measurements to offline PCs, workstations and archiving systems
  • DlCOM 3.0 Connectivity enables digital data transfer via a DlCOM network for both printing and storage.
  • The ACUSON X150 system acts as a DlCOM Storage Class User and DlCOM Print Class User
  • DlCOM 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
  • DlCOM Modality Performed Procedure Step (MPPS)** enables automatic exchange of “Modality Performed Procedure Step“ information with the HlS/RIS
  • Additional Array Portadds a third active array port to the ACUSON X150 system and allows the user toconnect up to three linear, curved and phased array transducers simultaneously
* Requires DlCOM 3.0 Connectivity option **Requires DlCOM 3.0 Connectivity option and DlCOM 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 Home Base 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 QuickSet user-programmable 3 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
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, DlCOM exchange Media (requires DlCOM 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 DlMAQ-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 lnkjet 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 BNV Video out, BNC-type
      • 1 Composite color Video out, BNC-type
      • 1 RGB & Composite Sync out, mini D-SUB (15pin)
      • 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
Small Parts
  • Breast
  • Testicle
  • Thyroid
Urology Imaging
  • Pelvis
  • Penile
  • Prostate
Vascular Imaging
  • Arterial
  • Carotid
  • Venous
Structured Reporting
  • DICOM-OB/GYN Structured Reporting
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*
Transducers:
  • VF13-5
  • VF10-5
  • CH5-2
  • EV9-4
  • EC9-4
  • P8-4
  • P4-2