Veterinary ultrasound product guide

Ready to purchase an ultrasound unit of your own? Check out our comparison guide to help your search.
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Aug 01, 2014
By dvm360.com staff

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Diagnostic Imaging Systems
Website: vetxray.com
Unit names: Snonscape A6V; SIUI CTS-8800V Plus; SIUI Apogee 1100 Color; SIUI CTS-800V; Landwind P09 Vet Handheld Ultrasound; Kaixin RKU-10 Vet Handheld Ultrasound
Base price: $3,995 to $16,995; leasing available
Dicom compliant? Optional
Image storage options: On-site included
Number of probes included with system: 1; more are optional
Portable? Yes
Warranty details: 2 years for unit; 18 months to 2 years for probe; 3-year extensions available, depending on unit
Training: Onsite and by phone, depending on unit
Technical support: Phone
Clinical staff available? No

Scii Animal Care Company
Website: sciivet.com
Unit names: SIUI Apogee 1200V; Hitachi-Aloka 500; Hitachi-Aloka ProSound 2; Hitachi-Aloka F37; Kitachi-Aloka A6; Hitachi-Aloka Noblus; Hitachi-Aloka A7
Base price: $6,000 to $14,000; leasing available
Dicom compliant? Yes
Image storage options: Both available
Number of probes included with system: 1-2 probes depending on unit; more are optional
Portable? Yes; cart systems
Warranty details: 1 to 2 years dependng on the unit; extended warranty, service agreement and loaner options available
Training: 2 years of onsite 1-on-1 training for Aloka models; additional CE available through Scii Vet Academy
Technical support: Onsite, remote support and loaner options available
Clinical staff available? For onsite 1-on-1 training

Sound-Elkin
Website: soundelkin.com/ge
Unit names: LOGIQ e Vet; LOGIQ P5 Vet; LOGIQ P6 Vet; LOGIQ S7 Vet; LOGIQ S8 Vet; LOGIQ e 9 Vet with Xdclear; Vivid I Vet; Vivid q Vet; Vivid e9 Vet with Xdclear
Base price: Price based on configuration; leasing available
Dicom compliant? Yes
Image storage options: Both available
Number of probes included with system: Micro-convex; convex; linear; sector and TEE support
Portable? Yes, most models
Warranty details: 1-year; extended warranty available
Training: Onsite and online training
Technical support: Phone, onsite and online depending on model
Clinical staff available? Yes

United Medical Instruments
Website: umiultrasound.com
Unit names: New Terason and all other brands (new/used/demo)
Base price: $24,000 to $30,000; leasing available
Dicom compliant? Yes
Image storage options: Onsite included; offsite available
Number of probes included with system: 1; more are optional
Portable? Yes, some models
Warranty details: 5 years, with loaners available
Training: Free webinar; onsite for fee
Technical support: Phone, online. Tech support can connect remotely
Clinical staff available? No