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Machine QA

QA BeamChecker Plus

Save time with fewer trips in and out of the vault, automatic energy detection, quick measurements and customizable QA interface - no cables and no PC required. Perform routine daily QA measurements for traditional linear accelerators and rotational VMAT systems including those from Varian, Elekta, and Accuray.

QA BeamChecker™ Plus part of complete solution for: Daily QA CyberKnife

QA BeamChecker™ Plus Overview

Automatic Energy Detection

  • Measure energies in any order and automatically detect energy type, begin measurement, apply corrections and display results.
  • Data is automatically saved and the device readies itself for the next energy within 10 seconds for the fastest QA on the market.

Software-Free Operation

  • Does not need to be controlled via PC, allowing for immediate pass/fail results.
  • No cables, no wires, no hassles.
  • Download data later allowing for easy trending and reporting.

Wireless Operation

  • Versatile for wireless, real-time data collection using software interface and instantaneous measurement results.
  • Fast, rotational QA is ideal for IMAT, VMAT, TomoTherapy and dynamic wedge tests.

  • 8 Vented Ionization Chambers, Fully Guarded
    One center detector // Four quadrant detectors (7.5 cm from center) // Three energy identification chambers
  • Chamber Volume
    0.6 cm3
  • Parallel Plate Separation
    4.0 mm
  • Collection Electrode
    1.39 cm diameter
  • Inherent Water-Equivalent Buildup
    PHOTONS: 3.5 cm // ELECTRONS 1.5 cm
  • Supported Energies
    PHOTONS 60Co to 25 MV // ELECTRONS 6 MeV to 25 MeV
  • Multiple Vault Capability
    Up to 9 rooms, any combination of linear accelerator or rotational systems
  • Temperature and Pressure Measurement
    Precision sensor on board, automatic compensation

QA BeamChecker Plus Dimensions

  • Height
    6.15 cm (2.42 in)
  • Width
    30.86 cm (12.15 in)
  • Length
    40.64 cm (16 in)
  • Weight
    5.0 kg (11 lbs)

Power/Data Cradle Dimensions

  • Height
    7.16 cm (2.82 in)
  • Width
    10.16 cm (4.0 in)
  • Length
    29.21 cm (11.50 in)
  • Weight
    1.8 kg (4 lbs)

Features

  • Light Field Alignment
    20 cm x 20 cm alignment grid for easy setup
  • TomoTherapy Alignment
    Three 2 mm embedded lead BBs, top, rear, side alignment marks
  • Real Time Clock
    Date and time stamp for all measurements
  • Internal Memory
    Store 512 data points before transfer required
  • Power/Data Cradle
    Two 9 pin serial cables provided, 7.6 m (25 ft) and 33 m (100 ft)
  • Battery
    1.3 Ah SLA, approximately 4 hours continuous use, user replaceable
  • Charger Input
    90 - 240 VAC, 50-60 hz, IEC 60601-1 approved wall mounted power supply
  • Peripherals
    CD-ROM Drive, One available serial port

Options

  • Gantry Mount (REF 70500)
  • Additional Power/Data Cradle (REF 70502)
  • Serial to USB adapter (REF 70503)
  • Precision TomoTherapy Leveling Platform (REF 70505)
  • Bluetooth Adapter Kit (REF 70504)

Software/Computer Requirements

  • Operating System
    Windows® 10 Professional, 64 bit recommended
  • Processor
    Dual Core, 1 GHz; Quad Core, 2 GHz Recommended
  • Memory
    32-bit OS: 2 GB, 4 GB Recommended 64-bit OS: 4 GB, 8 GB Recommended
  • Hard Drive
    32 GB or greater, 1 GB free space for initial software setup. 25% free space recommended.
  • Screen Resolution
    1024 x 768 or greater // Optical Drive — Compact Disc (CD) or Digital Versatile Disc (DVD)
  • Connectivity
    9 pin RS-232 serial port and IPv4 LAN, 100 Mbit/s or greater

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    Save time on your daily routine by eliminating trips in and out of the vault, extraneous setup, and manual data logging with our Daily QA solutions. Get an in-depth look at the MIMI Phantom, HexaCheck, and the QA BeamChecker Plus and learn the advantages of using these for precise, efficient QA.

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