Canon's Digital Radiography Detectors Receive FDA Clearance

November 22, 2011

Canon USA Inc. has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its digital radiography detectors, the company announced Tuesday.

Canon USA Inc. has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its digital radiography detectors, the company announced Tuesday.

The Canon CSDI-80C wireless digital radiography detector and the CXDI-501 Series DR detectors received clearance.

The CXDI-80C wireless DR detector features a lightweight design with an imaging area of about 11 x 14 inches. It weighs 5.1 pounds and incorporates a 6.1-megapixel image sensor with a pixel pitch of 125 microns and a Cesium Iodide (CsI) scintillator, according to the company.

The CXDI-501 series detectors each include a detachable cable and cassette compatibility and a 14 x 17-inch imaging area, and weigh about 6.8 pounds. The CXDI-501C and CXDI-501G DR detectors also have an approximately 9.5 million megapixel image sensor with a pixel pitch of 125 microns and either a Cesium Iodide (CsI) or Gadolinium Oxysulfide (GSO) scintillator, respectively, according to Canon.