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DRX Retrofit Solutions

Setting New Standards in Efficiency and Reliability
Carestream’s DR Detector portfolio offers a quick, easy and an affordable way to transition to digital radiography of the highest order. DR allows clinicians to view images in seconds, helping physicians to immediately assess a patient’s condition and begin appropriate treatment. Carestream provides a number of DR detector options, including a variety of sizes, with either Gadolinium or Cesium Scintillators. This allows you to select just the right one for your facility and your budget. Explore our complete family of detectors below.


Room or Mobile Retrofit System

DRX-Transportable System/Lite

Paired with our advanced DRX Detectors, this system makes upgrading amazingly easy. And, its wireless tablet operation gives you unprecedented freedom. There’s no bulky electronics box required, and no need to work from a fixed console. The lightweight wireless tablet gives you complete control of the system and immediately displays your images once acquired.

    • Virtual Access Point in the detector makes this a flexible solution that enhances workflow.
    • Quickly and cost effectively convert existing analog rooms or mobile systems to DR.
    • Self-powered and rechargeable, its beam-sensing technology further simplifies upgrade.
    • This upgrade lets you move easily around the Radiology Department, from room to room or from room to mobile unit.

Key Components:

    • Tablet PC
    • GE AMX-4 Plus
    • i7 Processor / 12.1in touchscreen / 1.6 kg (3.6lbs)
    • Dual Hot-Swappable battery
    • DRX Detectors (sold separately)

DRX-Transportable System/Lite Brochure (PDF) 

Hear how Columbus Regional Health improved efficiency and saved costs with the DRX-Transportable Lite System.

Room Retrofit Systems

The DRX-1 System


Converting to industry-leading DR quality, work¬flow and productivity is fast and easy with the CARESTREAM DRX-1 System. The system works with our DRX Core and the DRX Plus detectors.

The DRX Plus Detectors feature the unique X-Factor platform, the detector simply slides into your existing X-ray equipment. It’s compatible with any system that uses ISO 4090-compliant, 35 x 43 cm and 43 x 43 cm cassettes – so there’s no need to modify your generator or Bucky, discard your wall stand or table, replace your grids or radically alter your procedures. And, the DRX-1 System can be installed in your exam room in just one day.

  • The Detector wirelessly transmits digital images to your capture console.
  • Images are ready for immediate viewing and manipulation.
  • From the console, images can be quickly forwarded to a printer, PACS archive and other network destinations.
  • The detector’s light weight and wireless operation provide convenient handling and excellent positioning flexibility.
  • Advanced enclosure design provides total protection against ingress of water to IEC Level 7 (IP57).

DRX-1 System Brochure

DRX Family of Detectors Brochure


Focus 35 Detector with Image Suite


Our most affordable upgrade to DR Imaging. Because stepping up to full digital is a tremendous way to speed your workflow, increase productivity and support a higher standard of care… but if you’re a smaller facility, the cost of upgrading can be a real barrier.

No more. Meet our new, highly economical Focus 35C Detector,* powered by advanced Image Suite Software.

  • An affordable way to upgrade to full digital imaging.
  • The superb image quality of DR supports greater diagnostic confidence.
  • Wireless design and operation boosts workflow.
  • Image Suite V4 Software is available with a mini PACS option.
  • Image Suite Software offers specialized measurement tools for chiropractic, orthopaedic and veterinary practices.

*Focus 35 Detector is currently available with Image Suite V4 Software.

Mobile Retrofit Systems

DRX-Mobile Retrofit Kit

Now, in just hours, you can upgrade your GE and Shimadzu mobile systems to the power and convenience of wireless DR. These solutions are all designed around the remarkable DRX wireless detector platform, uses the DRX Core or the DRX Plus Detectors– and slide right into to your existing equipment, too.

    • Designed to integrate seamlessly with your existing mobile x-ray equipment.
    • Capture, view and share high-quality medical images from the bedside.
    • 17 inch LCD touch screen display with 1280 x 1024 resolution.
    • Self-powered and rechargeable.
    • Available with either DRX-Plus 3543 or dose sensitive DRX-Plus 3543C wireless detectors.
    • Optional Tube & Line Visualization software improves radiologist visibility.

Compatible with:

    • GE AMX-4
    • GE AMX-4 Plus
    • Shimadzu MobileArt
    • Shimadzu MobileArt Plus
    • Shimadzu MobileArt Evolution

Product Brochure (PDF)


Universal Mobile


Designed to retrofit mobile systems from nearly any manufacturer, the DRX-Transportable/Universal is a tremendous performance-booster.

  • Flexible design for mobile imaging systems from multiple suppliers.
  • Ideal for trauma sites, remote clinics, operating rooms and the ICU.
  • Multiple tablet PC mounting options to fit your mobile x-ray system.
  • Electronics fit in the existing cassette bin.
  • 12.1 inch LCD touch screen display with 1280 x 1024 resolution.
  • Self-powered and rechargeable.
  • Available with either the DRX Plus 3543 or the DRX Core 3543 Detector and in both Cesium and GOS options.

DRX Universal Mobile Retrofit Kit Brochure (PDF)

CSH DRX Mobile Retrofit

CSH DRX Mobile Retrofit

DR Detectors

The DRX Plus Detector


The original Carestream DRX detector set a new standard for detector performance. The DRX Plus Detector now delivers greater speed, easier handling and improved reliability. It offers:

  • Wireless connectivity to eliminate the hassles and hazards of cables and reduce the risk of infection.
  • Instant access to images to speed decisions on patient care.
  • Ability to share detectors between any DRX room or mobile DRX system.
  • A separate battery charger that allows the detector to be used while a spare battery is being charged.

Choose the DRX Plus Detector that best fits your imaging needs:

  • DRX Plus 3543 and 4343 for general radiology
  • DRX Plus 3543C and 4343C (Cesium Scintallator) for dose-sensitive applications
  • Also available as the smaller format DRX Plus 2530C for pediatric imaging

DRX Plus Detector Brochure

DRX Plus 2530C Detector Brochure


DRX Core Detector


The Ideal Balance of Price and Performance.

Get all the benefits of full digital X-ray – without breaking the budget!

Carestream’s DRX Core detector features:

  • Wireless connectivity to eliminate the hassles and hazards of cables and reduce the risk of infection.
  • Full digital technology eliminates steps in the process to increase productivity.
  • Superb image quality of digital supports greater diagnostic confidence.

Choose a detector that best fits your imaging needs:

  • DRX Core 3543 and 4343 for general radiology
  • DRX Core 3543C and 4343C (Cesium Scintallator) for dose-sensitive applications

Learn more:

The Focus 35C Detector

Go DR Without Breaking the Budget.

Here’s our most affordable detector option: the highly economical Focus 35C Detector, powered by advanced Image Suite Software. It delivers the productivity power of wireless operation, and the image quality only DR technology can provide.

  • The superb image quality of DR supports greater diagnostic confidence.
  • Wireless design boosts workflow and productivity.
  • Powered by Image Suite V4 Software – developed specifically for smaller facilities and specialty practices.

Focus 35C Detector Brochure

X Factor

Media Library - XFactor


Experience the X-Factor of Carestream’s approach to DR Systems.

Carestream is changing the DR game and putting you in control of the move to digital. The world’s first cassette-sized wireless detector platform gives you the X-Factor and makes the most of your capital investment. It meets today’s needs and positions you for growth. X-Factor is a better way to care for patients.



  • A single detector platform works across a broad portfolio of DRX equipment.
  • Convert an existing x-ray room or mobile system to digital radiography in a day.


  • Take a modular approach to your capital investment.
  • Customize a DR solution that fits your workflow and budget.
  • Add DR systems as your facility expands and grows.


  • Get the most out of your DRX investment 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Share the detector with a mobile imaging unit for morning rounds, a radiology room DR suite in the afternoon and the emergency department at night.
  • Use a common software platform to speed your exam process.

X-Factor. Changing the Way You Think About DR.

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