Sony Unveils UP-D898MD, UP-X898MD and UP-991AD Medical printers at RSNA – Dec 02, 2013– Chicago, USA (Techreleased) – Sony Electronics’ Medical Systems Division is unveiling its next generation of medical printers, including three new digital thermal models designed for increased efficiency and performance with features such as built-in image capture and hybrid signal inputs. Sony is unveiling the works-in-progress models at the 2013 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting.

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The new models continue Sony’s commitment to developing solutions for medical applications, including ultrasound, portable C-Arm and cardiac cath labs.

“Devices for medical use need to offer versatility and flexibility, in addition to high-quality performance,” said Lida Trupp, marketing manager, Sony Electronics’ Medical Systems Division. “Space and time are always at a premium, and these new printers combine all the features radiology professionals need to be more efficient and ultimately produce better record documentation.”

Key features of the new printer models include:

UP-D898MD Digital Ultrasound black and white printer

• High resolution of 325 DPI
• Compact, space-saving design
• Upper and lower paper cutter
• Unique built-in digital capture
• High speed printing of approx. 1.9 seconds
• USB interface
• Can use the same media as the previous model

UP-X898MD Hybrid Analog Ultrasound black and white printer

• Hybrid – accepts both analog and digital signal input ** new feature
• High resolution of 325 DPI
• Compact, space-saving design
• Upper and lower paper cutter
• Unique built-in digital capture
• High speed printing of approx. 1.9 seconds
• Can use the same media as the previous model

UP-991AD Hybrid printer

• Direct Thermal printer
• High resolution of 325 DPI
• Compact, space-saving design ** new smaller design
• Accepts both analog and digital signal input
• High speed printing approx. 1.9 seconds
• Automatic media cutting function
• Prints full page for film or paper
• Ideal for portable C-Arm applications
• Can use the same media as the previous model

The Sony UP-D898MD, UP-X898MD and UP-991AD printers are planned to be available in spring 2014.