Analogic Unveils Newest RF Amplifier for 1.5 Tesla MRI Systems

Analogic Corporation has announced the release of the AN8150-01 1.5T 20 kW RF amplifier, the first in a new family of rugged RF (radio frequency) amplifiers for MRI systems worldwide. The AN8150-01 was showcased at the joint annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and the European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology (ESMRMB), June 17 – 21, in Paris.

Analogic’s AN8150 RF amplifier family for MRI is scalable in frequency and power from 0.7T to 1.5T and 2.5 kW to 20 kW. It is the first product offering in their new series, and is available now. It has a new and improved architecture and design with improved thermal management and high-precision output power. The AN8150-01 features new, ruggedized packaging and offers the highest efficiency in its class, setting a new standard for performance, reliability, and value.

In addition to the AN8150-01, Analogic also showcased its next-generation gradient amplifier, the AG700, for value and performance 1.5T MRI systems; the full range of gradient amplifiers, including the most powerful gradient and RF amplifiers for 3T MRI; and precision motion products.