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 & ModelPhilips Veradius Unity FDGenoray Oscar 15 FD
X-ray Generation15kW Rotating Anode15kW Rotating Anode
X-ray Cooling Rate73,000 HU/min100,000 HU/min
kV Range40-120kV40-120kV
Pulse Rate4, 8, 15, Optional 301, 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

DetectorFlat 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 pixels2,600 x 2,560 pixels
Pixel pitch (smaller the better)184 um100 u

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

Free Space772mm / 30.4″800mm / 31.49″
Depth of Arc730mm / 29″730mm / 29″
Orbital Rotation90/50 (overcast) degrees90/60 (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 FeaturesN/ANetwork Capable (Windows), Remote Control Diagnostic, Virtual Collimator, Adjustable Low Dose Mode
StorageMax 20,0004~5 Million
OutputDVD, USB (BMP only), Thermal PrinterDVD, USB (JPG or BMP or DICOM), Thermals or HP printer
Warranty & Support12 Months5 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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