We often have customers who are interested in converting an existing analog x-ray system from film to digital. Digital offers many advantages to film, takes less space to store and process images, and is much quicker. If the existing x-ray system is in good condition and working properly, it makes sense to keep the x-ray machine and retrofit the system to digital by adding a DR panel package.
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The electrical requirements for x-ray machines can vary and are somewhat confusing if you aren’t familiar with electrical connections and what you have available in your room. Depending on the generator your system requires or how powerful of a generator you desire for your system, the electrical requirements can vary significantly. Electrical service can be one of the more costly parts when it comes to building out an x-ray room and can make a big difference in what system you ultimately choose. The purpose of this article is to give you some insight into what questions to ask and how to go about deciding what type of x-ray system is going to best meet your needs and budget.
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