C-Arm Comparison: Philips Vardius Unity FD vs Oscar 15 FD

Here’s comparison review of Philips Veradius Unity FD model and Genoray’s Oscar 15 FD.  Both system features Flat Detector panel instead of II and comes with lots of advanced capabilities and close competitors.  Let’s see how they measure up on key specs!

 
Brand & Model Philips Veradius Unity FD Genoray Oscar 15 FD
X-ray Generation 15kW Rotating Anode 15kW Rotating Anode
X-ray Cooling Rate 73,000 HU/min 100,000 HU/min
kV Range 40-120kV 40-120kV
Pulse Rate 4, 8, 15, Optional 30 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30 (To be added Summer of 2019)

X-ray Category: Who Wins?
Tie.  X-ray specs are very similar and won’t make a difference in real life applications

Detector Flat Detector 26.2 x 26.2cm (10.3 inches) Flat Detector 26 x 26cm (10.24 inches)
Resolution (more pixels the better) 1560 x 1420 pixels 2,600 x 2,560 pixels
Pixel pitch (smaller the better) 184 um 100 u

Detector Category: Who Wins?
Oscar 15.  Both system has same size detector but Oscar 15 has better Resolution & better Pixel pitch!

Free Space 772mm / 30.4″ 800mm / 31.49″
Depth of Arc 730mm / 29″ 730mm / 29″
Orbital Rotation 90/50 (overcast) degrees 90/60 (overcast) degrees
Panning Motion +-10 degrees +-12.5 degrees

Physical Spec Category: Who Wins?
Too close to call.  While Oscar offers slightly better spec on most measurement, actual difference in real life applications would be minimum.

Advanced Features N/A Network Capable (Windows), Remote Control Diagnostic, Virtual Collimator, Adjustable Low Dose Mode
Storage Max 20,000 4~5 Million
Output DVD, USB (BMP only), Thermal Printer DVD, USB (JPG or BMP or DICOM), Thermals or HP printer
Warranty & Support 12 Months 5 Year Full Parts Warranty + 1 Year Labor Warranty
LIFETIME Phone & Remote Control Support!

Data Source:
https://www.usa.philips.com/healthcare/product/HCNOCTN277/veradius-unity-mobile-c-arm-with-flat-detector

 

Which do you think is a winner?  Which would you get?  Tell me your thoughts below!

 

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