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ImageVue DR50 Digital Imaging System

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Capture high-quality diagnostic images at the lowest dose of radiation1

  • Allows image capture anywhere in the practice
  • Displays sharp, high-resolution images in under 5 seconds
  • Reduces radiation exposure to patients and veterinary professionals1

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Lowest dose of radiation

  • Reduces radiation dose on average by 50% compared to computed radiography2–important for staff and patients.3
  • Unlike traditional systems, the ImageVue DR50 uses patented Irradiated Side Sampling (ISS) technology for a higher-resolution image at the lowest dose.1

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Being a woman myself, radiation safety is very important...I wanted to provide what was best for our patients and our staff."
Christie D'Andrea, DVM | Veterinary Urgent Care Center | Quincy, Massachusetts
Digital image of a chest from the IDEXX DR50
Digital image of a paw from the IDEXX DR50

Optimal, high-quality diagnostic images

Sharp, higher-resolution images improve the visualization of dense anatomy and provide the detail you need to make confident decisions.

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Effective client communications. Increased compliance.

Show clients what diagnostic images reveal about their pet's health.

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Patented state-of-the-art technology

Combines advanced cesium technology with patented Irradiated Side Sampling (ISS), raising the detection layer to the top of the scintillator crystals.

Achieve radiation dose optimization with the ImageVue DR50 Digital Imaging System


Detector type Cesium iodide wireless flat-panel detector with ISS technology
Detecting area 14″ x 17″ (35.6 cm x 42.7 cm)
Image resolution 2304 x 2880 pixels
Pixel size 150 µm x 150 µm
Bit depth 16 bits/pixel
Image acquisition Under 5 seconds
Detector weight 7.9 pounds
Software IDEXX-PACS and IDEXX Web PACS imaging software—developed specifically for the veterinary market in conjunction with board-certified radiologists
X-ray system Works with most existing x-ray systems/generators
Images/Hours per charge Up to 500 images or 3.5 hours
Warranty 1-year full-system warranty with the exception of damage due to misuse, dropping or impact, from date of installation. Backed by 24/7/365 customer support; IDEXXCare Plus plans available.

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Make your practice safer with reduced radiation exposure.


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Customer Service: 1-877-433-9948

Diagnostic imaging resources

Achieve radiation dose optimization with the ImageVue DR50
Radiation safety culture management in veterinary medicine

Discover diagnostic imaging (U.S.) and IDEXX Web PACS (U.S.) educational resources and training to help you learn how to maximize your investment.

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  1. Bailey M, Houde T, Kutasi D, Worrall J. Achieve Radiation Dose Optimization with the ImageVue DR50 Digital Imaging System. Westbrook, ME: IDEXX Laboratories; 2019.
  2. Innovations in Digital Radiography and Dose Reduction. Stamford, CT: Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.; 2015.
  3. Bailey M, Houde T, Kutasi D, Worrall J. Radiation Safety Culture Management in Veterinary Medicine. Westbrook, ME: IDEXX Laboratories; 2019.