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Enjoy these tips, tricks and insights that answer 100's of questions we've received from radiology and imaging professionals that need help buying, selling, servicing and maintaining their medical imaging equipment: MRI, CT, C-Arm, Digital X-ray, PET/CT and Women's Health. We extend the life of imaging equipment so that healthcare providers worldwide can extend the lives of patients. This is why we answer your imaging equipment questions.

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James Porchik

James Porchik

How to Set the Date and Time on a GE Precision 500D

Posted by James Porchik

Feb 4, 2016 11:31:08 AM

If you're going to keep accurate patient records, your imaging equipment needs to show the correct date and time on each scan it takes.  Of course, if you've ever tried to reset the clock on your car stereo or program your DVR, you know that, where technology is concerned, seemingly simple tasks can often have more steps than you may anticipate. This is the case for the date and time settings on the Precision 500D R/F room, but we can help.

Below are step-by-step instructions on how to set the date and time on your Precision 500D.



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Topics: X-Ray

Installing Your New OEC 9600 SRAM Card

Posted by James Porchik

Oct 5, 2012 4:40:00 PM

In a recent article we discussed ordering a new SRAM card to fix three common boot-up problems for the OEC 9600 c-arm. As a follow-up, we want to make sure you know what to do next after that shiny new card arrives at your facility.

Fortunately, SRAM cards purchased from Block Imaging come pre-loaded with generator software. If the SRAM card is truly the source of the problem, having these files will keep the steps simple and to a minimum.

Please note: these instructions are intended as a supplemental resource for trained biomedical or clinical engineers. 

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, C-Arm, Imaging Equipment Parts

Clearing the OEC 9800 Overload Fault Error

Posted by James Porchik

Jun 15, 2012 10:01:00 AM

Looking for a way to rid your OEC 9800 of a pesky “overload fault” error? You’ve come to the right place.

At Block Imaging Parts & Service our C-arm engineers and Service Contract Coordinators interact with customers in crisis on a daily basis. We offer phone support and on-site visits to get broken C-arms back in action. Essentially, we help people who need to look at bones but temporarily can’t look at bones, look at bones once more.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, C-Arm

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