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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

OEC C-Arms vs. Philips Pulsera C-Arms

Posted by Jordan Batterbee

Nov 15, 2017 2:21:27 PM

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Both OEC and Philips manufacture good C-arms. So, why do many prefer OEC? In our opinion, there are several key reasons at play. To help you learn more about the differences between these two product lines from two major players, we'll detail below the three biggest reasons we've heard why our clients and partners have had more positive experiences with OEC equipment.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, C-Arm

Replacing Your OEC 9800 Skin Spacer

Posted by Chad Seelye

Nov 7, 2017 12:33:00 PM

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Given the mobile nature of a C-arm, it's bound to happen at least once in a system's life: the skin spacer gets left behind somewhere and is never seen again. Or maybe it takes a fall and cracks. Or maybe the seal wears out and the spacer won't stay in place. Whatever the case, this simple acrylic accessory isn't invincible and replacements are a common request fielded by our Parts Team.

Below you'll find the vital details on ordering your replacement, including manufacturer part number and current average pricing. If using the skin spacer is a rarity at your facility, we'll also let you know why it's still important that you have one.

Need to order a skin spacer now? Click here to submit a request.

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

OEC 8800 vs. OEC 9800

Posted by Chris Sharrock

Oct 25, 2017 1:08:00 AM

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Side-by-side, it’s clear that the OEC 8800 and the OEC 9800 c-arm are related. A lot of the similarities are immediately apparent; the color schemes, the layout of the control panels, the design of the monitor carts- all the same.

On the other hand, there are a number of differences that don’t stick out so much...

Here’s a deeper look at exactly how the OEC 9800 and 8800 are alike, how they’re different, and where we see each enjoy the most success:

Looking for a quote on an OEC 8800? Click here to submit your request!

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, C-Arm, Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment, Used Medical Imaging Equipment

OEC C-Arm Parts: Your First Call

Posted by Andy Jarvis

Oct 9, 2017 10:53:46 AM

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As you serve patients with your OEC C-arm day after day, the occasional breakdown is inevitable. In these situations, one of the best things you can do to minimize your downtime is have a reliable parts supplier that you can reach out to as your first call. Of course, the biggest thing a first-call parts supplier needs to earn your call is consistent stock of the parts you're likely to need for your C-arm.

Below you'll find a list of OEC C-arm parts that Block Imaging has in inventory regularly (some almost constantly). Each of these parts is a solution to a major problem that can put your C-arm down and halt your ability to perform scans. To make the list a little more convenient, we've included each part's number, current average list price, and a sign or two that you may need to replace the more common ones in the near future.

Need a C-arm part now? Click here to get a quote in minutes!

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

Solve Erratic OEC 9900 Lift Movements with These Two Parts

Posted by Brittany Whelan

Sep 29, 2017 8:38:00 AM

Are you standing in front of an OEC 9900 C-arm whose central column moves up... when no one is pushing the button? Before you call the Ghostbusters or start searching the building for David Blaine, there are two components our service team has identified time and again as the culprits behind this kind of problem. We'll identify the two parts whose failure can lead to erratic C-arm column movement below, with their part numbers, as well as share what you might expect to pay to get replacements on their way to your site.

Need to order C-arm parts now? Click here for a quote in minutes.

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

    

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