CARESTREAM DRX-Ascend System

High Performance. High Quality. Exceptional Value.

The CARESTREAM DRX-Ascend delivers high-end DR system features at an affordable price for imaging centers, orthopedic facilities, urgent care clinics and hospital radiology departments. The digital radiography system saves space, reduces installation costs and offers positioning flexibility with:

  • A portable, wireless DRX detector
  • Floor-mount or ceiling-mount tube
  • An Elevating Float-Top Table
  • Available with TechVision™ technology
  • Optional Autotracking feature available

DRX-Ascend Brochure

Systems Benefits

Exceptional value, high quality performance for high patient volumes.

Broad Versatility

  • Configure tube stand (either floor or ceiling), tables and accessories to match your budget and workflow needs
  • Choice of standard float top or elevating float top table
  • Elevating Float-Top Table has a weight capacity of up to 650 lbs and accommodates patient types ranging from pediatrics to adults and wheelchair patients
  • Image with the wall stand, table or tabletop for single or dual detector scenarios
  • Share DRX wireless detectors with other DRX systems

Freedom of Movement

  • Floor and ceiling tube stand track with the table or wall stand in the Z axis – allowing enhanced workflow.
  • Autotracking also allows you to stay by the patient's side while the tube follows the detector to the correct location.
  • Simplify weight-bearing, cross-table and off-table studies with generous range of motion
  • Control tube stand positioning with fingertip switches on operator hand control
  • Release all tube stand locks for multi-directional adjustments with a single switch
  • Assure complete radiographic coverage with expansive longitudinal and transverse travel, column rotation, tube angulation and trunnion rotation

Technologist Productivity

  • Vertical wall stand includes ergonomically designed EZ-Glide hand control to allow operator image receptor adjustment from comfortable standing position
  • Rotating detector tray for table and wall stand allows for quick and controlled manual portrait/landscape rotation of the DRX detector without lifting it out of the tray
  • TechVision™ technology allows the technologist to stay close to the patient during exams with a multi-color touch screen on the tube stand for generator control and image preview within the exam room
  • Hardware and software options boost facility workflow

 

System Accessories

Carestream DRX-Ascend System x-ray exam positioning accessories:

Table Top Detector/Cassette Holder

  • Quick and easy positioning on the x-ray table top
  • Accommodates the wireless DRX detector, CR or film cassettes up to 14” x 17” (35 x 43 cm)
  • Assists in cross-table lateral exams and other specialty views
  • Effortless maneuverability with table top scratch protection

Lateral Detector/Cassette Holder

  • Mounts to table rails
  • Accommodates the wireless DRX detector, CR or film cassettes up to 14” x 17” (35 x 43 cm)
  • Swivel arm (+/-90°) allows for angled table-top positions
  • Position receptor either at or below table top to eliminate image cut-off during cross-table exams
  • Complete receptor control (+/-35°) for best patient positioning

Rolling Lateral Detector/Cassette Holder

  • Quick and secure maneuverability around the x-ray exam room
  • Accommodates the wireless DRX detector, CR or film cassettes up to 14” x 17” (35 x 43 cm)
  • Assists in cross-table lateral exams and other specialty views
  • Position receptor either at or below table top to eliminate image cut-off during cross-table exams
  • Adjustable height positioning with vertical travel of up to 45.9” (116.6 cm); single-handed vertical adjustment locking
  • Receptor rotation +/- 90° for more angle flexibility
  • Receptor tilt: 0° through 90°
  • Quick locking 5” caster wheels