C-Arm Comparison: OEC 9800 vs ZEN-7000 vs OEC ONE

GE OEC 9800 is undoubtedly the most popular C-Arm at least for the past decade.  OEC ONE came as as GE’s compact solution and more affordable price range.  Here’s how they really stack up against each other & ZEN-7000!

Brand & Model GE OEC 9800 Genoray ZEN-7000 GE OEC ONE
X-ray Generation 15kW Rotating Anode 15kW Rotating Anode 2.5kW Stationary Anode
Anode Heat Capacity 300,000 HU 300,000 HU 76,000 HU
kV Range 40 ~ 120kV 40 ~ 120kV 40 ~ 110 kV
Pulse Rate 1, 2, 4, 8, 15fps 5, 15, 30fps 1 ~ 12pps

X-ray Category: Who Wins?
Too close to call between OEC 9800 & ZEN-7000 as they both have 15kW tube with 120kV Power

Detector 9″ or 12″ II 9″ or 12″ II 9″ II
Resolution (more pixels the better) 1 k x 1 k 1 k x 1 k 1 k x 1 k
FPS Up to 15 FPS recording 30 FPS
Display Monitor Dual 16″ Display Dual 19″ Display 27″ Monitor

Detector Category: Who Wins?
ZEN-7000 has edge with standard 30 FPS display and recording

Free Space 31″ 30.94″ 30.70″
Depth of Arc 26″ | Super C 33″ 28.35″ 26″
Orbital Rotation 90/25 (overcast) degrees | Super C 90/55 degrees 90/45 (overcast) degrees  90/30 (overcast) degrees
Panning Motion 20 degrees +-12.5 (25 total) degrees 25 degrees

Physical Spec Category: Who Wins?
Depends.  OEC Super C has slightly better specs than ZEN-7000 but without Super C option, ZEN-7000 has better overcast rotation!

Advanced Features On-screen keyboard, Bolus Chase, Cardiac, Motorized option Network Capable (Windows), Remote Control Diagnostic, Virtual Collimator, Adjustable Low Dose Mode Small Foot Print (no Cart) Touch Display
Storage 400 images (ESP) up to 4~5 Million images 100,000 images
Output PC Diskette, Thermal Printer, DICOM (optional) DVD, USB (JPG or BMP or DICOM), Thermals or HP printer, DICOM USB,
Warranty & Support 12 Months 5 Year Full Parts Warranty + 1 Year Labor Warranty
LIFETIME Phone & Remote Control Support!
1 year warranty


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


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