X-ray purchase checklist – Ask before you buy

This is X-ray Buying guide Table of Contents.  If you're thinking of buying X-ray machine, this is a must read!  You can see an outline of topics that are being covered  And this page will be periodically updated.  Click on any link below…
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Absolute MUST HAVE Fluoroscopy C-Arm for a Lab

There are certain things in life that you really Must Have.  I'm talking about the type of things that you may not 'need' to survive per see... but it makes so much sense that you should have it.  Some examples of these are a cup of coffee…

Rise of Stationary Anode C-Arm – Power vs Efficiency

I would be the first one to say, up until last year, ' Don't even bother with Stationary Anode C-Arms with 2~5kW tube since it lacks power'. In fact, I even wrote an article about it: Rotating vs. Stationary Anode on C-Arm  I was always curious…
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Smart-C, The Most Portable Mini C-Arm – ‘Next’ in Technology

When I first opened up the sturdy pelican case I received that had Smart-C inside, I was curious about what I was unboxing.  Weighing just under 50lbs the case was not heavy enough nor big enough for a Mini C-dsfsdArm. Before Smart-C, I thought…
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New C-Arm on the block, Skan-C

Skanray is one of the newest rising stars in the market.  This new system became available at the end of 2019.  While the pandemic definitely put a dent in Skanray's launch efforts, this new C-Arm, the Skan-C, arrived when providers needed…

How to maintain your C-Arm Imaging Equipment during COVID-19 Season

Many non-urgent healthcare facilities are currently operating remotely or closed due to COVID-19 lockdown.  If you're part of a facility that's currently not operational or have paused your procedures, that means many of your regularly used…
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Biggest Question on C-Arm Table – Headrest or Rectangular Top?

Hardest decision I make everyday is 'What to eat for lunch'.  Mainly because I'm not so excited to choose between small number of options near me.  When it comes to equipment purchase, there's one question that's just as daunting to buyers…

How Much should I spend on a C-Arm?

For Facilities & Offices preparing to open a new procedure room needing fluoroscopy, one of the biggest questions is 'How Much Should I Spend on a C-Arm?'  This is an important question since in most procedure rooms, the C-Arm is the biggest…

Why you need Brand New C-Arm

Imagine you walk into a computer store, would you look for something with new, advanced technology?  Or would you ask to see a laptop that was built 10+ years ago?In fact, how many things do you have at home that are 10+…

Rotating vs Stationary Anode on C-Arm

Rotating vs Stationary anode system is becoming a hot topic in 2019 due to many new available systems coming out with stationary anode.  Stationary Anode was the main player on almost all C-Arms up until mid 90's.  OEC 9400 which was built…

C-Arm Spec: Split Tank vs Mono Tank

There are 2 different type of X-ray tube in terms of physical dimension is concerned.  Split Tube & Mono Tube (aka MonoTank)All C-Arm will have its anode located in the tube housing, but location of high voltage generator & cable…

Excited to Buy Outdated Electronics? (C-Arm Technology)

When is the last time you walked into an electronic store (or shop online) and thought, I'm so excited to buy a laptop or camera with old technology with minimum warranty because that's exactly what I want?  Probably never!  In fact, I would…