Canon AX-C4343W Technical Document
Canon AX-C4343W Technical Document

Canon AX-C4343W Technical Document

Digital x-ray imager 2.4 ghz/5 ghz
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Digital X-ray Imager
2.4 GHz/5 GHz
Technical Document


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Summary of Contents for Canon AX-C4343W

  • Page 1 Digital X-ray Imager AX-C4343W 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Technical Document...
  • Page 2: To Customers

    Disclaimer 1. In no event shall Canon be liable for any damage or loss arising from fire, earthquake, any action by a third party or other accidents, any intentional or negligent action by users, any trial usage, or other usage under abnormal conditions.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents To customers..................2 Conventions..................5 1 Safety information ................7 1.1 Safety precautions.................8 1.2 Notes on radio frequency ............17 1.3 Notes for using the product............22 2 Introduction ..................23 Features ....................24 3 Parts names and functions ...............25 3.1 Detector ..................26 3.2 Multi Box ..................29 3.3 X-ray interface unit ..............29 3.4 Battery pack / Docking Station / Battery charger......30 3.5 Status indicator ................30...
  • Page 4 Contents Maintenance and inspection ..............52 8 Specifications ..................53 Main specifications ................54 9 Regulatory information..............57 9.1 Device classification..............58 9.2 Labels and markings on the detector...........59 10 Dimensional diagram.................61 11 Product components.................63 12 Guidance and manufacturer’s declaration for EMD ......65 EMD (Electromagnetic Disturbances) ...........66 Electromagnetic emissions ..............67 Electromagnetic immunity..............68 Recommended separation distances...........70...
  • Page 5: Conventions

    Conventions Safety symbols The following safety messages are used to emphasize certain safety instructions. This document uses the safety alert symbol along with a safety message. This is used to identify conditions under which improper use of WARNING the product may cause death or serious personal injury. Pay attention to the warning message.
  • Page 6 Conventions...
  • Page 7: Safety Information

    Safety information The precautions described in this chapter prevent users and others from suffering damage or loss.
  • Page 8: Safety Precautions

    Safety information Safety precautions Follow these safeguards and properly use the product to prevent injury and damage to any equipment/data. WARNING Operating/storage environment • Do not use or store the product near flammable chemicals such as alcohol, thinner, benzine, etc. Prohibited If chemicals are spilled or evaporate, it could result in fire or electric shock through contact with electric parts inside the product.
  • Page 9 Safety information WARNING • Always connect the three-core power cord plug to a grounded AC power outlet. • Securely plug the power cord into the AC outlet. If contact failure occurs or the exposed metal prongs of the plug get dusty or have contact with metal objects, fire or electric shock could result.
  • Page 10 Safety information WARNING When a problem occurs • Should any of the following occur, immediately turn OFF the power to the product, unplug the power cord from the AC outlet, and contact your sales representative: – When there is smoke, an odd smell or abnormal sound –...
  • Page 11 • When using the detector, if you observe an abnormal rise in temperature above the temperatures listed below, stop using it immediately and contact your sales representative. The maximum temperature of the detector: 45°C*. * This is measured during Canon’s maximum load test when the ambient temperature is set to 35°C.
  • Page 12 Safety information CAUTION Power supply and cables • To make it easy to disconnect the plug at any time, avoid putting any obstacles near the outlet. Otherwise, it may not be possible to disconnect the plug in an emergency. • Be sure to ground the product to an indoor grounded connector. Also, be sure to connect all the grounds for the system to a common ground.
  • Page 13 Safety information CAUTION Handling • Do not spill liquid or chemicals onto the product. Doing so may result in fire or electric shock. The detector is protected Prohibited against dust (at the level of IP5X*) and liquids (at the level of IPX4**). However, take the following precautions.
  • Page 14 Safety information CAUTION Handling • Do not place excessive weight on the product. Do not use the detector in a manner that will subject it to local loads of 100 kg or more. Prohibited If the load exceeds the limit, the inner device may be damaged. •...
  • Page 15 Safety information CAUTION Inspection, disinfection, and cleaning • Do not spray the detector directly with disinfectants or detergents. Prohibited • Perform regular inspections. For safe use of this product and each piece of equipment, perform daily inspections. In addition, carry out regular inspections and clean the product at least once a year.
  • Page 16 Safety information CAUTION Operating/storage environment • Do not expose this product to high temperatures or high humidity. Malfunctions may occur. Prohibited • Be sure to use and store this product under the conditions described below: Temperature Humidity Atmospheric pressure Operating 5ºC to 35ºC 30% to 80% RH environment...
  • Page 17: Notes On Radio Frequency

    Safety information Notes on radio frequency This product complies with local radio frequency regulations in the country or region where you purchased the product. Note that it cannot be used in any areas other than the country or region of its purchase. The radio frequency channel (5 GHz) configured for indoor use may not be usable in outdoor areas, depending on local radio frequency regulations.
  • Page 18 Safety information IC compliance (For Canada) This device contains licence-exempt transmitter(s)/receiver(s) that comply with Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s licence-exempt RSS(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1. This device may not cause interference. 2. This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
  • Page 19 53/EL nõuetele. Estonian ELi vastavusdeklaratsiooni täielik tekst on kättesaadav järgmisel internetiaadressil: Por la presente, Canon Inc. declara que este equipo es conforme con la Directiva 2014/53/UE. Spanish El texto completo de la declaración UE de conformidad está disponible en la dirección de Internet siguiente:
  • Page 20 Norwegian Den fulle teksten til EUs samsvarserklæring er tilgjengelig på følgende Internett- adresse: Hér með lýsir Canon Inc því yfir að þessi búnaður er í samræmi við tilskipun 2014/ 53/ESB. Icelandic Allur texti ESB-samræmisyfirlýsingar er í boði á eftirfarandi veffangi: https://
  • Page 21 Safety information For European Union and EFTA The AX-C4343W includes an RF transmitter whose specifications are as follows. Wireless LAN Frequency Frequency band Data rate standard Modulation band (MHz) (Mbps) IEEE 802. DSSS 2412-2472 2.4 GHz HT20 OFDM HT40 2422-2462...
  • Page 22: Notes For Using The Product

    Safety information Notes for using the product When using the product, take the following precautions. Otherwise, problems may occur and the product may not function correctly. Before use • Be sure to check the product daily and confirm that it works properly. •...
  • Page 23: Introduction

    Introduction Digital X-ray Imager AX-C4343W is a digital X-ray imaging device for radiographic use but not for human diagnostic use. It may be integrated into the X-ray imaging systems equipped with an image processing unit to generate the radiographic images.
  • Page 24: Features

    Introduction Features • The detector has a wireless LAN communication function compliant with IEEE 802.11a/ b/g/n*. • The shape of the detector, which is identical to that of a conventional film cassette complying with ISO 4090, enables digital radiography in the existing analog radiography configuration.
  • Page 25: Parts Names And Functions

    Parts names and functions...
  • Page 26: Detector

    Parts names and functions Detector The detector is designed to capture radiographic images. POWER switch When the detector is off, press the POWER switch (for at least 0.5 seconds) to turn on the detector. When the detector is on, press and hold the POWER switch (for at least 3 seconds) to turn off the detector, or press and hold the POWER switch (for 1 second or less) to establish the communication link.
  • Page 27 Parts names and functions IR data port Communication port for the detector link (registration/connection) Effective imaging area Indicates the effective imaging area and center border position. Cable connector Accepts the wiring cable. Wireless module Transmits image data with wireless communication (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n).
  • Page 28 Parts names and functions Wireless communication Wireless connection is established between the wireless module of this product and a laptop computer or a wireless access point. This product supports IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n (Frequency band: 2.4 GHz/5 GHz). The available frequency band and channel vary depending on the system requirements and the radio frequency regulations in the country or region where you purchased the product.
  • Page 29: Multi Box

    Parts names and functions Multi Box This box connects and relays control signals between the X-ray generator, the image- capture computer, the Docking Station and other equipment. The battery pack attached to the detector is also charged while the wiring cable (sold separately, optional) is connected to the detector (charging time: approx.
  • Page 30: Battery Pack / Docking Station / Battery Charger

    Parts names and functions Battery pack / Docking Station / Battery charger The battery pack supplies power to the detector during wireless connection. Be sure to fully charge the battery before use. Inserting the detector into the Docking Station lets you charge the battery pack in the detector as well as configure the connection settings of the control system.
  • Page 31 Parts names and functions Important Do not install the ready indicator such a position that its IR data port faces the monitor, reflector, or other IR data communication equipment, except for the detector. Mute switch Slide to to enable the mute function, and to disable the mute function.
  • Page 32 Parts names and functions...
  • Page 33: Operating Procedures

    Operating procedures...
  • Page 34: Preparing To Use The Detector

    Operating procedures Preparing to use the detector CAUTION Be sure to use only the dedicated battery pack for this product. Charge the battery pack. Charge the battery on the day of examination or on the previous day. Insert a detector containing a battery pack into the Docking Station to charge it. Otherwise, charge the battery pack by inserting in the battery charger.
  • Page 35 Operating procedures Attach the battery pack. • Insert the battery pack fully ( Important Check the orientation of the battery pack before inserting it. Important Attach the battery pack carefully. Important Make sure that the battery pack is correctly attached. Information Make sure that the battery pack is inserted fully.
  • Page 36: Operating The Detector

    Operating procedures Important When inserting the battery cover, make sure it does not have a bulge in the middle. If there is a bulge, the dust- and water-protective performance will deteriorate. Check the shape of the battery cover, and if the inside of the cover has warped into a curved shape, replace it with a new battery cover.
  • Page 37 Operating procedures Register the detector and make connection to the control system. Registration Press and release the POWER switch again. READY LED lamp flashes (approx. 3 seconds). While READY LED lamp flashes (approx. 3 seconds), locate the IR data port of the detector near the ready indicator or the IR data communication unit (within 30 cm).
  • Page 38 Operating procedures Transition from exposure ready status to detector selection status (Sleep) Time to transition and transition conditions vary depending on the selected mode. In Standard Synchronization Mode: When the detector enters exposure ready status, the LED lamps on the ready indicator light up or flash, and the ready indicator beeps.
  • Page 39 Operating procedures Important If the exposure dose is insufficient, artifacts may appear in the image. If a retake is necessary, increase the tube current of the X-ray generator and capture the image. If the tube current cannot be increased, increase the tube voltage and capture the image.
  • Page 40: Ending Use Of The Detector

    Operating procedures Ending use of the detector 4.3.1 Return the detector to the Docking Station Insert the detector. Important When inserting the detector, avoid jolting or scraping it. Doing so may damage the Docking Station. Important Check the connector terminals of the detector to see that they are free of dirt or dust.
  • Page 41: List Of Detector Status Indication

    Operating procedures Remove the battery pack. Remove the battery cover. • See i) in step 2 of “4.1 Preparing to use the detector” for operating procedures. Remove the battery pack. • Insert your fingers into the slot of the battery pack bay to grip the battery pack edge, and then pull the edge to remove the battery pack ( iii)
  • Page 42: List Of Lights / Flashes / Notification Beeps Of The Ready Indicator

    Operating procedures List of lights / flashes / notification beeps of the ready indicator The LED lamps on the ready indicator light up or flash, and the ready indicator beeps to indicate the remaining time for exposure ready status, X-ray exposure, and X-ray detection.
  • Page 43: Attaching The Ready Indicator / Exchanging A Hook-And-Loop Fastener

    Operating procedures Attaching the ready indicator / exchanging a hook-and-loop fastener The ready indicator can be attached using a hook-and-loop fastener (fastener hooks and fastener loops) in a place where it can be easily checked during examination. Attachment of fastener loops on the ready indicator and fastener hooks where you want to attach the ready indicator allows users to easily remove and replace the ready indicator.
  • Page 44: Attaching A Ready Indicator To A Wall Or Post

    Operating procedures Apply the fastener hook where you want to attach the ready indicator (behind the monitor) ( Fastener hook Attach the ready indicator. Join the hook-and-loop fasteners to attach the ready indicator ( ). Check that the volume adjustment buttons and the mute switch can be operated and that the LED lamps and IR data port can be seen.
  • Page 45 Operating procedures Attach the ready indicator. Attach the hook-and-loop fastener to the attachment position of the ready indicator ). Check that the volume adjustment buttons and the mute switch can be operated and that the LED lamps and IR data port can be seen.
  • Page 46 Operating procedures...
  • Page 47: Extension Facility

    Extension facility...
  • Page 48: Wired Configuration (Standard Synchronization Mode)

    Extension facility Wired configuration (Standard Synchronization Mode) This product has a cable connector. With the Multi Box (sold separately, optional), it is possible to expand from a wireless configuration to a wired configuration. Wired configuration is suitable for use where the detector is set in a bucky stand and table.
  • Page 49: Troubleshooting

  • Page 50 Troubleshooting Symptom Cause Remedy Battery pack is not attached. Failed to turn on. Attach a charged battery pack. Over-discharge of the battery pack. Power LED lamp flashes (1-second Replace the battery pack with a fully- No battery power. cycles) and exposure is charged one and retry an exposure.
  • Page 51: Maintenance

  • Page 52: Maintenance And Inspection

    Maintenance Maintenance and inspection In order to ensure that the product is used safely and normally, be sure to inspect the product before use. If any problem is found during the following inspections and cannot be resolved, please contact your sales representative. Daily inspection For safety reasons, be sure to turn OFF the power to the product before WARNING...
  • Page 53: Specifications

  • Page 54: Main Specifications

    Specifications Main specifications AX-C4343W Detector Pixel pitch: 125 μm Scintillator: CsI (Cesium iodide) Effective imaging area: 415 x 426 mm Gray scale: 65536 gradations (A/D: 16 bit) Attenuation equivalent Max. 0.37 mmAl of the detector front panel: Load capacity Uniform load...
  • Page 55 Specifications Battery Pack: LB-4A This dedicated battery pack is necessary for the AX-C4343W. For details, refer to the User’s Manual for the Battery Pack LB-4A.
  • Page 56 Specifications...
  • Page 57: Regulatory Information

    Regulatory information...
  • Page 58: Device Classification

    Regulatory information Device classification Degree of protection against IP5X: Ingress of dust is not totally prevented, but solid foreign objects dust shall not penetrate in a quantity to interfere with satisfactory operation of the apparatus or to impair safety. (Dust-protected) Degree of protection against IPX4: Water splashing against the enclosure from ingress of water...
  • Page 59: Labels And Markings On The Detector

    Regulatory information Labels and markings on the detector The detector has the label and the marking on it. Their contents and locations are indicated below. Detector Product label Details of markings Direct current Certification mark that indicates the product complies with the safety standards. (For U.S.A.
  • Page 60 Regulatory information...
  • Page 61: Dimensional Diagram

    10 Dimensional diagram...
  • Page 62 Dimensional diagram Detector 15.7 Unit: mm Ready indicator Unit: mm...
  • Page 63: Product Components

    11 Product components...
  • Page 64 Product components Basic components Detector (Unit: pieces) Detector: AX-C4343W............1 Battery pack: LB-4A .............. 2 Optional parts Multi Box: MB-4A Multi Box ................1 Power cord ................1 X-ray interface cable .............. 1 X-ray Interface Unit: XB-1A X-ray interface box ..............1 AC adapter................
  • Page 65: Guidance And Manufacturer's Declaration For Emd

    12 Guidance and manufacturer’s declaration for EMD...
  • Page 66: Emd (Electromagnetic Disturbances)

    Guidance and manufacturer’s declaration for EMD EMD (Electromagnetic Disturbances) The AX-C4343W is designed and tested to comply with IEC 60601-1-2 (EN 60601-1-2) which is applicable regulations regarding EMD for devices and need to be installed and put into service according to the following information.
  • Page 67: Electromagnetic Emissions

    Guidance and manufacturer’s declaration for EMD Electromagnetic emissions The AX-C4343W is intended for use in the electromagnetic environment specified below. The customer or the user of the AX-C4343W should assure that it is used in such an environment. Table 1...
  • Page 68: Electromagnetic Immunity

    Guidance and manufacturer’s declaration for EMD Electromagnetic immunity The AX-C4343W is intended for use in the electromagnetic environment specified below. The customer or the user of the AX-C4343W should assure that it is used in such an environment. Table 2...
  • Page 69 If the measured field strength in the location in which the AX-C4343W is used exceeds the applicable RF compliance level above, the AX-C4343W should be observed to verify normal operation. If abnormal performance is observed, additional measures may be necessary, such as reorienting or relocating the AX-C4343W.
  • Page 70: Recommended Separation Distances

    Recommended separation distances The AX-C4343W is intended for use in an electromagnetic environment in which radiated RF disturbances are controlled. The customer or the user of the AX-C4343W can help prevent electromagnetic interference by maintaining a minimum distance between portable and mobile RF communications equipment (transmitters) and the AX-C4343W as recommended below, according to the maximum output power of the communications equipment.
  • Page 71: Appendix - Optional Part

    Appendix — Optional part —...
  • Page 72: Pc Connection Cable

    Appendix — Optional part — PC Connection Cable Connecting the PC Connection Cable to the cable connector on the detector allows you to expand from a wireless configuration to a wired configuration. Important Attach the battery pack for both wired and wireless configurations. Connect the PC Connection Cable.
  • Page 73 Appendix — Optional part — Information The connector of the cable can also be attached in the opposite direction. To remove the connector of the cable Rotate the connector ( ), using the cable side of the connector of the cable as a fulcrum ( ), and remove it.
  • Page 74 Appendix — Optional part —...
  • Page 75: Appendix - Technical Description

    Appendix — Technical description —...
  • Page 76: Important Information On Usage And Management Of The Product

    Appendix — Technical description — 1 Important information on usage and management of the product • This product complies with local radio frequency regulations in the country or region where you purchased the product. Note that it cannot be used in any other areas. When using the product, follow the notes on radio frequency in this document.
  • Page 77: Power Supply And Cables

    Doing so could result in fire or electric shock. Also, since the product incorporates parts that may cause electric shock as well as other hazardous parts, touching them may cause death or serious injury. In no event shall Canon be liable for any damages arising from any modifications.
  • Page 78: Communication Specifications

    Appendix — Technical description — 5 Communication specifications 5.1 Wireless communication specifications 5.1.1 Communication system IEEE standard: IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n Frequency band: 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Security: WPA2-PSK (AES) Channel bonding: Available Data flow: Half duplex Protocols: ARP, ICMP, IP, TCP, UDP 5.1.2 Communication environment Communication range:...
  • Page 79: Supplementary Matter About Wireless Communication Specifications

    The network where the product is connected is an independent private network including one or more detector unit of AX-W series (including AX-C4343W), Multi Box and control PC. The detector units of AX-W series are controlled so that it is always only one of them capturing image and transferring image information.
  • Page 80 Appendix — Technical description — Guidelines for operations with a multiple DR wireless systems Since, in the case of a multiple number of DR wireless systems, the probability that more than one image transfer will take place at the same time is considered to be low, set all the DR wireless systems to the same channel by following the flow shown in Fig.
  • Page 81 Appendix — Technical description — Concerning the effects from existing wireless LAN systems When checking out the channels used by the existing wireless LAN system, the effect on the image transfer time is believed to be minimal at a signal strength of around -70 dBm. However, since this value of -70 dBm is a rough value obtained from experiments, it is essential that images be transferred and that it be checked that there are no effects.
  • Page 82: Infrared Link Communication Specifications

    Appendix — Technical description — 5.2 Infrared LINK communication specifications This link action establishes infrared link communication between the infrared communication section of the detector and the ready indicator connected to the image- capture computer. 5.2.1 Communication timeout 3 sec (The period during which the detector tries infrared communication after the detector’s POWER switch is pushed down.) 5.2.2 Communication environment...
  • Page 83: Installation Restrictions

    Appendix — Technical description — 5) A location where the power source providing the correct power line frequency, voltage and power used by the product can be supplied 6) A location where a grounding wire and the 3-pin grounding plug of the power cable can be connected After installing the product, ensure that the product packaging materials and other waste materials generated at the time of installation are disposed of in an...
  • Page 84: Emd (Electromagnetic Disturbances)

    Appendix — Technical description — 8 EMD (Electromagnetic Disturbances) Please perform the following to prevent adverse events to the OPERATOR due to ELECTROMAGNETIC DISTURBANCES: • Reorient or relocate the receiving device. • Increase the separation between the equipment. • Connect this device into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the other devices are connected.
  • Page 86 Manufacturer: CANON INC. 9-1, Imaikami-cho, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 211-8501, Japan Telephone: (81)-3-3758-2111 Distributed by: CANON MEDICAL COMPONENTS U.S.A., INC. 15955 ALTON PARKWAY, IRVINE, CA 92618, U.S.A. Telephone: (1)-800-970-7227 Revision Date: 2020-12 DIA-2019-019-E03...

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