Siemens SOMATOM Emotion 16

Siemens SOMATOM Emotion 16

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About the Siemens SOMATOM Emotion 16 CT Scanner

Medco Blue can quote your health facility with a refurbished or used Siemens SOMATOM Emotion 16 CT scanner, including installation, calibration, applications training, and service. Below you will find general information and specs related to the Siemens SOMATOM Emotion 16. We look forward to the opportunity to quote you this CT scanner. Contact us at 216-600-0801 and today.


Product Description:

The Siemens SOMATOM Emotion 16 CT system combines efficiency, leading clinical applications, and simple workflow to bring better clinical outcomes and greater financial success.  The Emotion 16 offers high-quality images with menial life-cycle cost, and reconstruction of up to 16 images per second.  This system is very compact, needing only 18 square meters of space, designed with a 70 cm aperture, a 50 cm scan field and a patient table that can hold patients up to 440 pounds.  Perform routine exams as well as detailed and high resolution exams with the Siemens Somatom Emotion 16. 

Clinical Applications: Abdominal, Adult Cardiac, Functional Imaging, Pediatrics, Pelvis, Spinal, Thoracic


  • Smallest Focal Spot
  • Multislice UFC Detector
  • 1472 Effective Detector Channels
  • Small Gantry Geometry
  • CARE Dose4D
  • Significant Dose Reduction and Image Quality Improvement with IRIS*
  • 16-slice acquisition
  • A wide range of clinical applications
  • Fast and efficient with 0.6 second rotation time
  • 0.75 or 1.5mm slices per rotation in less than 20 seconds
  • Small diagnostic detail for acquisition
  • 105-millisecond temporal resolution for a clear depiction of blood vessels
  • Scan any anatomy with a single breath hold
  • Pathology can be seen from any perspective


  • Most economical 16 slice CT and smallest footprint
  • Increased efficiency with linked database, fast reconstruction, WorkStream 4D, and dose reduction with CARE Dose 4D
  • Less downtime with faster installation and reduced scheduled maintenance requirements
  • More than 98% of the materials used can be returned to the flow of recyclable materials

CT Technology:

  • syngo LungCARE CT with NEX (Nodule Enhanced Viewing)
  • syngo Colonography with PEV (Polyp Enhanced Viewing)

Technical Specifications:


  • Gantry Generation: 3rd
  • Slipring: Low voltage
  • Aperture: 70 cm
  • FOV: 50 cm (standard), 70 cm (optional)
  • Tilt range: ±30 degrees
  • Type of positioning lights: Laser
  • Accuracy of positioning lights: ±1 mm
  • Focus-detector distance: 940 mm

Patient Couch/ Table:

  • Couch top material: Carbon fiber
  • Couch top length and width: 222 x 43 cm
  • Horizontal movement range: 153 cm
  • Horizontal movement speeds: 1-100 mm/sec
  • Accuracy/reproducibility of table positioning: ±0.25 mm (Horizontal movement)
  • Scannable horizontal range without table top extension: 153 cm
  • Scannable horizontal range with tabletop extension(s): 153 cm
  • Vertical movement range out of gantry: 45-83 cm
  • Vertical movement range in gantry: 64-83 cm
  • Minimum couch top height outside gantry: 45 cm (Vertical movement)
  • Maximum weight allowed on couch: 200 kg (440 lbs)
  • Maximum weight on couch which still achieves stated performance specifications: 200 kg

X-Ray Tube:

  • Type/Make: Siemens Dura 422 MV Siemens Straton
  • Focal spot size(s) quoted to (X-RAY TUBE): 0.5 mm x 0.8 mm
  • IEC 336/93 standard (X-RAY TUBE) 0.7 x 0.8
  • Settings at which focal spot change automatically; small changes
  • kW = kV x mA / 1000: up to 28 kW ; large up to 45 kW
  • Total filtration (inherent + beam shaping filter) at central axis (mm Al equivalent) (X-RAY TUBE) 6.3 (140kV)
  • Anode heat capacity (MHU): 5
  • Maximum anode cooling rate (kHU/min): 810
  • Method of cooling (X-RAY TUBE) Oil to air
  • Guaranteed tube life: 200,000 scan seconds
  • Detector type: Solid state (Ultra Fast Ceramic)
  • Maximum number of simultaneously acquired data sets (no. of slices): 16
  • Number of detectors per row (Maximum anode cooling rate): 736 (1472 channels)
  • Number of elements along z-axis (Maximum anode cooling rate): 24
  • Effective length of each element at isocentre: 16 x 0.6 mm, 8 x 1.2 mm
  • Total effective length of detector array at isocentre: 19.2 mm
  • Option for more slices / rotation (Maximum anode cooling rate): Yes


  • X-ray generator: VAC Power Needed
  • Type: High frequency
  • Location: Rotation assembly (Composition)
  • Power rating – kV settings available (Maximum weight allowed on the couch): 50, 80, 110, 130 kW
  • mA range and step size (Weight-bearing properties) 20-345(1mA steps)
  • Maximum mA allowed for each kV (Weight bearing properties) 80 kV: 345 mA

Main Console:

  • Monitor/ Screen Size: 19 inches
  • Number of monitors at the console (functions of each if > 1) (Image monitor) Up to 6 (shared database)
  • Image area matrix dimensions: 1024 x 1024
  • Usual range of CT number displayed (HU) (Image monitor) (-10,240 to 30,710 if metal implants)
  • The accuracy of distance measurements in x-y plane depends on pixel size (mm)
  • Weighted CTDI (CTDIw or CTDIvol) displayed on console
  • Dose Length Product (DLP) displayed on console (Dose information)
  • Geometric Efficiency displayed on the console when 70% for all collimations
  • Control methods: Mouse, keyboard


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ModelSOMATOM Emotion 16
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