Konica Minolta Aero DR Digital X Ray System

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Aero-DR-LogoAero DR systems represent the latest and greatest in price to performance wireless DR systems available today! This system meets the international standards for both the 14 x 17 and 17 x 17 inch cassette sizes and therefore fits virtually any existing wall stands and bucky tray without requiring time consuming and costly modifications. Facilities can maximize their return on investment while still delivering a universal fitting wireless DR solution! Aero DR systems are offered in many configurations to meet both retrofit and new x-ray room purchase scenarios. Fully diagnostic imaging equipment rooms as well as portable Aero DR X-ray upgrade kits are available now!

Konica Aero DR – Portable X-Ray Upgrade Ready

This solution efficiently turn portable X-ray systems into digital wireless systems. The increased imaging area of the 17 x 17 inch Aero DR flat panel x ray detector improves clinical workflow and patient care by offering users more versatility in positioning patients. This also allows for more clinical data on every exposure, which may decrease the number of exposures needed for certain studies. All Aero DR systems deliver high image quality, reliability and simplified workflow. This super light flat panel detector delivers new workflow benefits to patient care via wired operation in the bucky, wireless operation everywhere else.

Konica Minolta Wireless DR – World’s Lightest Weight FPD

The Aero DR detector is among the lightest flat panel detectors for digital radiography in the world weighing as little as 6.3 lbs and supports wireless networking!  The load bearing performance of the Aero DR wireless FPD cassette is the same as that of our CR cassettes. A protective double-glass housing in which the CsI scintillator glass plate and TF T panel glass plate are overlapped and sealed together. This double-glass structure not only enhances the load-bearing performance but also prevents the scintillator edge from being deformed in the event of a mechanical shock. The Aero DR detector is also available in a 17 x 17″ size and weighs a mere 7.92 lbs. Technologists can easily perform non bucky exams such as table top or cross table projections.


Konica Minolta Aero DR Systems – Easy Workflow & Reliability

Aero-Wireless-DR-OverviewThis system is an excellent universal solution paired with a Viztek Straight-Arm. The small footprint also enables easy retro-fitting the DR Konica X-Ray system with existing Rad-rooms. The AeroDR detector is the same size as an ISO 4090 compliant film cassette and will therefore fit any existing standard size wall-stand or table bucky tray. Aero DR can be used anywhere with “the Shared FPD Solution.” Having this type of roaming FPD solution means that as soon as Aero DR is registered to any X-ray room it is immediately ready to use. After exposure, a preview image quickly appears on the display on the new CS-7 console in less than two seconds. The Konica Minolta DR provides enough energy to acquire over 10 images by the capacitor being recharged for only three minutes. A lithium ion capacitor, the latest technology, was chosen for its power saving advantage. It’d also preferred because it has a charge and discharge cycle life that is longer than that of a lithium ion battery. It won’t need to be replaced during the expected life cycle of the detector and the rigid structure of the case is very strong. Still the design is kept so simple it has significantly reduced the weight of the cassette.

Konica Minolta Digital X Ray – Cutting Edge Digital Radiography Technology

Aero-Wireless-DR-TechWith scintillator direct-contact technology Konica Medical Imaging has succeeded in creating a new technology whereby a Csl scintillator is made to contact directly over a TFT sensor panel without any protective layer in between them. This technology has made it possible to guide the light emitted from the scintillator to the photodiode more efficiently and with less digital noise. The Aero DR Konica Minolta direct flat panel detector system delivers a wider dynamic range for DR which is comparable to CR. This means that in a radiograph of shoulder joints, for example, the Konica DR extended dynamic range permits visualizing the skin line accurately even when the radiographic conditions change along the way.

Additional information

System Condition

System Modality

System Manufacturer

System Warranty


Panel Type

Amorphous Silicon (a-Si)


CsI (Cesium Iodide)

Power/Comm Tether


Pixel Size


WLAN Standard

WLAN standard IEEE 802.11a

Dynamic Range

4 Digits

Charging Time Empty to Full

30 minutes with battery charger

Battery Life Cycle

5 – 7 Years (Under conditions that the interval between studies is five minutes and three images are captured in each study)


14×17 / (17X17)


6.38 lbs. / (7.92 lbs.)

Image Field

1,994 x 2,430 (4.8 million pixels) / (2,430 x 2,434 (5.9 million pixels))

Dimensions (WxDxH)

15.1×18.1x.6 inches / (18.1×18.1x.6 inches)

Operating Time

5.5 hours/200 images / (4.8 hours/173 images)