C-Arm Comparison: OEC 9900 vs ZEN-7000

Another set of competitive systems that gets compared often is GE OEC 9900 Elite and Genoray ZEN-7000.  Both system features II and both are equipped with top of the line specs to produce image quality doctors want and need.  Let’s see how they measure up on key specs!

Brand & Model GE OEC 9900 Elite Genoray ZEN-7000
X-ray Generation 15kW Rotating Anode 15kW Rotating Anode
Anode Heat Capacity 300,000 HU 300,000 HU
kV Range 40 ~ 120kV 40 ~ 120kV
Pulse Rate 1, 2, 4, 8 5, 15, 30

X-ray Category: Who Wins?
Too close to call.  Both equipped with 15kW tube, they’re essentially the same thing.

Detector 9″ or 12″ II 9″ or 12″ II
Resolution (more pixels the better) 1 k x 1 k 1 k x 1 k
FPS Up to 30FPS 30 FPS
Display Monitor Dual 18″ Display Dual 19″ Display

Detector Category: Who Wins?
Too close to call.  Both systems are almost identical to each other.

Free Space 787mm / 31″ 30.94″
Depth of Arc 660mm / 26″ | Super C 838mm / 33″ 28.35″
Orbital Rotation 90/25 (overcast) degrees | Super C 90/55 degrees 90/45 (overcast) degrees
Panning Motion 20 degrees +-12.5 (25 total) 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 physical specs.

Advanced Features On-screen keyboard, Bolus Chase, Cardiac, Motorized option Network Capable (Windows), Remote Control Diagnostic, Virtual Collimator, Adjustable Low Dose Mode
Storage 1,000 images (ESP) up to 4~5 Million images
Output DVD, USB, Thermal Printer, DICOM DVD, USB (JPG or BMP or DICOM), Thermals or HP printer, DICOM
Warranty & Support 12 Months 5 Year Full Parts Warranty + 1 Year Labor Warranty
LIFETIME Phone & Remote Control Support!


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


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