The functional flexibility of portable X-ray systems can make them a linchpin in the equipment stables of hospitals, urgent care centers, and home care alike. Back-up for a fixed system, overflow capacity for a packed schedule, access for patients with limited mobility- the list of practical applications goes on, yet market share for portable systems is dominated by a single product line: GE's AMX series.
The AMX is a proven workhorse for a high-volume hospital setting, but if your volume will be lower or if your mobility needs include being able to pack your X-ray system in a van or truck and take it to your patient, there are options available that can save on cost, space, and weight. Today we're going to break down two of those options: the SR-130 from SourceRay and the Phantom from DynaRad.
Watch the clip below to see the SR-130 and the Phantom compared side-by-side for:
- Power output
- Anode capacity
- Tube rotation
- And more...