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Feb 8, 2017

Shimadzu Medical Systems USA releases the MX7k Version:
the next evolution of the MobileDaRt Evolution series

Shimadzu Medical Systems USA has released the Konica version of the MobileDaRt MX7 called the MX7k. A leading edge mobile DR system, the MX7k offers extensive functionality, including Konica Minolta’s CS-7 software functions, a built-in large image display monitor and an extremely operator-friendly design, providing an increased level of support for medical personnel involved in mobile imaging work.

Digital mobile X-ray systems equipped with Flat Panel Detectors (FPD) are used for examining patients during hospital rounds and for medical applications requiring a high level of urgency, such as emergency rooms and neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), the MX7k with its versatility of using 3 different panels will become an indispensable addition to any X-ray department. To date, Shimadzu has sold more than 3,000 digital mobile X-ray systems worldwide, where they have earned a strong reputation. In 2016, KLAS Research bestowed the KLAS Category Leader award for the digital mobile X-ray systems to Shimadzu Medical Systems USA.

Features

1. Convenient Design Satisfies Operator Needs

The MX7k Version mobile features a large 17-inch monitor increasing resolution while providing higher visibility and touch panel operability. Additional new features, improve the convenience of routine usage such as storage spaces for smaller items, and grooves in the console sidewalls for conveniently installing sterile bags over the FPD. The new MX7k still features the "all-free" button for freely positioning the unit with a single button, the ability to display images two seconds after exposure and the ultra-quiet motor drive.

2. A Lighter and More Water Resistant New FPD Unit

The FPD unit can be selected from an assortment of available sizes and sensitivity levels, based on the intended application. In particular, 14×17-inch model FPD (AeroDR XE and AeroDR LT) is conforming to the International Electrotechnical Commission IPX6 rating, this new FPD provides an even higher level of water resistance.

About Shimadzu

Shimadzu Corporation, founded in 1875 in Kyoto, Japan and the parent of Shimadzu Medical Systems USA (SMS), is a global provider of medical diagnostic equipment including conventional, interventional and digital X-Ray systems. Shimadzu Medical Systems USA is headquartered in Torrance, California with Sales and Service offices throughout the United States, the Caribbean and Canada with a Sales and Marketing office located in Cleveland, Ohio and Direct Operations headquartered out of Dallas, Texas, and the greater Chicago area. Visit SMS at: www.shimadzu-usa.com or call (800) 228-1429.

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