Carestream DRX-1 System
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Carestream DRX-1 System



What is it?

The DRX-1 System captures digital radiography images using the conventional x-ray equipment and procedures. This system features the world's first wireless cassette-sized DR detector (simply slides into table or wall-stand for table top projection capabilities).
The lightweight DRX-1 detector simply slides into your table or wall-stand bucky, or can be used for tabletop projections, just like a conventional cassette. It also serves as the center-point of the DRX Family—a complete line of innovative DR products that includes the DRX Mobile Retrofit Kit and DRX-Evolution modular DR suite.


Real-World Application

  • Wirelessly transmit digital images for immediate viewing and manipulation.
  • Stop running to process cassettes and make your rooms DR fast with a portable, wireless detector.
  • Change your cassette, not your entire x-ray room.
  • Improves overall efficiency of any radiography device.

Pro's

  1. Better workflow and productivity
  2. Broad versatility
  3. Proven image quality
  4. Easy interfacing with x-ray generator
  5. Wireless, ease of use factor
  6. Keep all of your old equipment
  7. No modifications required
  8. Improves throughput in the ER, faster patient care

Videos


Converting to digital radiography (DR) is fast, easy, and cost-effective with the CARESTREAM DRX-1 System—featuring the worlds first cassette-sized wireless DR detector that fits your existing equipment.


The DRX-Mobile Retrofit Kit allows the Heartland Regional Medical Center team to take the portable x-ray unit to the room when the department is extremely busy, to capture extremity, chest, and other portable shots to speed patient care. Because they don't have to move the patient around, Andrews reports at least 10-15 minutes of "lessened" patient time in the emergency department.

Specifications

Wireless cassette-sized detector, ISO 4090
- Wireless standard 802.11 n
- Image size: 35 x 43 cm
- Maximum external dimensions:
same as 35 x 43 cm cassette
- Weight: 8.5 lbs (3.9 kg)
- Pixel pitch: 0.139 mm
- Power: On-board rechargeable battery or
external battery charger
- Captures 70 to 90 images on a single charge
- Can be used with your standard grids
Capture console
- Touch-screen interface
- Controls DR imaging functions –
including HIS/RIS patient data access
and image review and management
Battery charger
- Accommodates up to three batteries
for recharging
- Electrical: 100-240 Vac, 50/60 Hz, 1.0A
Optional power/communications tether
- Connects detector to the capture console
for wired image transmission, or to the
battery charger for trickle charging when
the detector is used in a Bucky.

Related Information


Web Resources & Citations

  1. http://www.carestreamhealth.com/publicproductlist.aspx?langType=1033&vertical=medical&id=447391
  2. http://blog.carestreamhealth.com/customer-forum/
  3. http://www.dotmed.com/news/story/14480/
  4. http://www.emaxhealth.com/1/167/30348/fda-clears-innovative-drx-1-system-carestream-health.html
  5. http://carestream.com/PublicContent.aspx?langType=1033&id=448841

Video Links
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnQjHomMdeE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hxM3P5p8Ao&feature=related