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Siemens Mammomat Inspiration (2008)

Siemens Mammomat Inspiration (2008)


Unique Mammography-Screening by Siemens with first-class image quality

  • Manufacturer

    Siemens

  • Model

    Mammomat Inspiration

X-ray generator

Microprocessor-controlled high-frequency generator

Power output                                   5 kW (30 kV, 1 s acc. IEC 60601-1/-2-45)

kV range                                             23 kV to 35 kV (adjustable in 1 kV increments)mAs range (at 25 kV and maximum power)

Mo anode                                           2 mAs to 500 mAs in mAs mode

5 mAs to 500 mAs in AEC mode

W anode                                             2 mAs to 630 mAs in mAs mode

5 mAs to 630 mAs in AEC mode

Exposure times, automatic          10 ms to 4 s (large focus), 60 ms to 6 s (small  focus)

X-ray tube unit

Mammography X-ray tube unit with quadruple-focus rotating-anode tube (molybdenum/tungsten)

Focal spot nominal value             Molybdenum focal spot:              0.1 / 0.3 (star pattern test)

0.15 / 0.3 (IEC 60336)

Tungsten focal spot:                      0.1 / 0.3 (star pattern test) 0.15 / 0.3

(IEC 60336)

Nominal voltage                              40 kV

Heat storage capacity                    1,800,000 J; 2,430,000 HU

Heat storage capacity (anode)   120,000  J; 162,000 HU

Optical anode angle                       20º Inherent filtration 1 mm Be

Anode speed                                    8,800 rpm/147 Hz

Flat detector

Solid-state detector of amorphous selenium (aSe)

Detector size                                     24 cm x 30 cm (9.5“ x 12“)

Material                                              Amorphous selenium (aSe)

Pixel size                                             85 μm

Image matrix                                     2816 x 3584 (24 cm x 30 cm / 9.5“ x 12“)

2016 x 2816 (18 cm x 24 cm / 7“ x 9.5“)

Uncertainty index                           U ≤ 1.5 x 10

Exposure formats

Survey exposure                             24 cm x 30 cm (9.5“ x 12“)

18 cm x 24 cm (7“ x 9.5“)

 

Detail exposure                                9 cm x 9 cm (3.5“ x 3.5“)

6 cm x 6 cm (2.4“ x 2.4“)

Axilla exposure                                8 cm x 20 cm (3“ x 8“)

PC hardware                                    

Image acquisition system             Intel Xeon CPU E5-1620 PC, 3.60GHz, 8 GB RAM, interface cards for the X-ray system, Windows XP operating system, syngo-based applications

Image memory                                50,000 images on hard disk in 2816 x 3584/14-bit matrix, 1000 GB with 20 MB per image

Image acquisition system            Intel Xeon CPU E5-1620 PC, 3.60GHz, 12 GB RAM 100,000 images on hard disk or 1000 tomoscans with 2 GB per tomoscan, 2 x1000 GB hard disk

Displays                                             

19“ TFT color display

Screen size                                         19“ (48 cm)

Image matrix                                     1280 x 1024

Maximum brightness, typical     300 cd/m2

Horizontal/vertical viewing angle             170º / 170º

Contrast ratio, typical                    1000 : 1

Alternatively:                                    3 MP 21“ TFT color display (optional)

Screen size                                         21“ (54 cm)

Image matrix                                     1536 x 2048

Maximum brightness, typical     900 cd/m2

Horizontal/vertical viewing angle             170º / 170º

Contrast ratio, typical                    1000 : 1