C-Arm Comparison: Philips Zenition 70 vs Oscar 15 FD

Here’s comparison review of Philips Zenition 70 which is very anticipated model of Philips 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 Zenition 70 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 max 30 pps 1 ~ 30 pps

X-ray Category: Who Wins?
Too Close to Call.  Zenition has slightly lower cooling rate but it has oil circulation cooling so it’s tie.

Detector Flat Detector 26 x 26cm or 21 x 21cm (8.15 x 8.15″) Flat Detector 26 x 26cm (10.24 inches)
Resolution (more pixels the better) 1,560 x 1,420 pixels or 1344 x 1344 pixels 2,600 x 2,560 pixels
Pixel pitch (smaller the better) 184 u or 154 u 100 u

Detector Category: Who Wins?
Oscar 15, Bigger size of Zenition is same size as Oscar 15 but Oscar 15 has better resolution & pixel pitch!

Free Space 793mm / 31.20″ 800mm / 31.49″
Depth of Arc 730mm / 29″ 730mm / 29″
Orbital Rotation 90/50 (overcast) degrees 90/60 (overcast) degrees
Panning Motion +-12.5 degrees

Physical Spec Category: Who Wins?
Oscar 15, it has 10 degree more overcast rotation!

Advanced Features Tablet like UI, Cardiac package, 15″ LCD Network Capable (Windows), Remote Control Diagnostic, Virtual Collimator, Adjustable Low Dose Mode, 43″ 4K monitor
Storage 140,000 images 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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