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 Your Guide to Medical Imaging Equipment

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.

~ Block Imaging Team

Matt Bushart

Recent Posts

Does My Hologic Selenia Need an External UPS?

Posted by Matt Bushart

May 12, 2017 9:20:00 AM

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Just like any other device that runs on electricity, mammography equipment is vulnerable to power disruptions- disruptions that can lead to data loss or even equipment damage. This is why so many Hologic Selenia users and buyers ask us whether or not they should protect their systems with an external UPS. We'll answer that, and other Selenia UPS questions below.

 

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Parts, Parts & Service, Mammography

Knocking Sound from Your GE CT Scanner? Check Your Encoder Wheel!

Posted by Matt Bushart

Jun 16, 2015 8:41:00 AM

So, you're running your GE CT and you start hearing a rattle, a jitter, or a knock. It never made that sound before, and you're pretty sure it shouldn't make that sound at all. Why is it doing that?

With so many moving parts, there are a few things that can create a similar sound inside the gantry of a GE CT scanner, however, one of the most common for is the axial encoder. Keep reading to learn what you should do to solve the problem.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Service, Imaging Equipment Parts, CT Scanner

OEC 9900 CCD Camera "Sticking"?

Posted by Matt Bushart

May 28, 2015 3:49:00 PM

As a part of Block Imaging's Service Team, I confront all kinds of equipment issues every day. Recently, one of the accounts I handle was experiencing "sticking" or "binding" between the gears in the CCD camera on their OEC 9900 C-arm.

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

My OEC 9800MD Joystick Won't Work!

Posted by Matt Bushart

Feb 27, 2015 2:18:00 PM

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So, you're new to using the OEC 9800MD. You've got it fired up, and you're eager to try out the remote-controlled movements from the remote user interface (RUI) but, no matter where you push the joystick, the C-arm doesn't move at all. What gives? 

Our service team has gotten calls like this from frustrated people before and, luckily, the most common solution is extremely simple. Take a look below to see what might be wrong and how you can fix it.

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

    

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