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Philips Achieva 1.5T MRI Scanner

The Philips Achieva 1.5T MRI Scanner software recognizes the anatomy, plans the exam, and allows for consistent results with each exam

Philips Achieva Overview

The Philips Acheiva 1.5T MRI machine is a fast and easy-to-use machine. It is available in 8, 16, and 32 channels. The Achieva includes SmartExam functions that allow for uniform image quality across patients, technicians/operators, patient position and pathology. The Philips Achieva 1.5T is a fast scanner, can complete a complete spinal and brain scan in less than 20 minutes.

Patient table height can be lowered to 20-inches, and the patient support enables patients weighing up to 550 pounds. It also has variable lighting, a fresh air supply and a handheld call button.


1.5 Magnet The magnet system of Achieva 1.5T offers high intrinsic homogeneity typically higher than 1.5 ppm- enabling superb fat suppression via techniques such as SPIR and SPAIR. In addition Achieva 1.5T system’s high homogeneity allows raid per- patient dynamic shimming for excellent image quality over the entire 53cm (20.9 in) field of view.

NOVA HP Gradient System Philips offers the Nova High Performance (HP) gradient system, which enables users ideal performance for today’s advanced clinical applications. In combination with FreeWave, Nova HP delivers exceptional sequence performance in terms of minimum TE-TR for angio, cardiac, and EPI applications.

FreeWave Digital RF System Achieva 1.5T is powered by Philips FreeWave, the first entirely direct digital broadband spectrometer. With a scaleable architecture, oustanding SNR performance and unique 3MHz bandwidth per RF channel, FreeWave is prepared to preform emerging clincial techniques that require higher data rates, bandwidth, and resoultion, including Philip’s latest unique methods 4D-TRAK, k-t BLAST, 2D imaging and whole body DWIBS (contained in optional packages).

MR Worspace The MR WorkSpace is a unique configure solution to MR workflow targeted to resolving the management of the increasing volume of MR workstation that is functionally identical of the operator’s console. The MR WorkSpace provides standard storage to DVD can be included.

Computer System: Achieva 1.5T system’s Distributed architecture is based on the latest computer and operating system technology. With separate processors for scanning, image reconstruction, and viewing 1200 per second.

  • Pulsar, Nova HP and Nova Dual HP Gradients.
  • Freewave TF
  • Synergy RF system handles 4 quadrature coil channels plus 1 linear channel.
  • High intrinsic homogeneity and excellent image quality.
  • Patient table supports up to 550 lbs
  • Soft mattress with head rest.
  • SmartExam technology.