Data Acquisition for Ultrasound - SonixDAQ

By: Ultrasonix  09-12-2011

Specialized research module provides more data

SonixDAQ acquires pre-beamformed RF digital data from each channel on the ultrasound system. Access to this data allows scientists to create new beamforming techniques, research new scanning methods, develop photo-acoustic applications, and discover new methods for pathology detection for research purposes.

Interfaces seamless to SonixTouch Research

SonixDAQ connects to a transducer port on the SonixTouch to collect raw pre-beamformed data in a clinical setting for research applications. The transducer connected to the system is fully active while collecting data with SonixDAQ, this allows users to view and scan in any imaging mode on the SonixTouch Research including B and Doppler modes.

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Integrate with Research SDKs for maximum flexibility

The SonixDAQ combined with the Texo SDK allows for parallel data capture and full transmit and beam sequencing capabilities.

Programmability
  • Programmable time-gain curves
  • Programmable Analog Filters
  • Programmable Analog Gain
  • Programmable Acquisition Depth
  • Channel masking for increasing capture time
  • Options in standalone operation or synchronizing with the SonixRP system
  • Manual Trigger or Auto Trigger
  • Free Run Mode option
Specifications
  • 128 receive channels
  • Support two sample rates - 40MHz and 80 Mhz
  • 12 bit ADC resolution
  • 16 GB DDR2 on-board memory
  • USB 2.0 high speed connectivity
  • Programmable FPGA with open source code options
  • SNR>60dB


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