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Analyze why Philips C5-1 more expensive than conventional Philips C5-2?

Author:AlvaSource:philips websiteLink:http://www.jdpmedical.com

There are some customers doubt that " why some probes are more expensive? What are their advantages?"

Here is an example, why Philips C5-1 probe is more expensive than Philips C5-2 probe?


Pls check the two pictures below, which are from philips website.



Compared the modes and applications of the two probes. The applications of PHILIPS C5-1 are more larger, and the modes are more advanced.

The specifications of Philips C5-1 are more complete.

The materials of Philips C5-1 probe is single crystal, Philips C5-2 probe is conventional material.

Compared with Philips C5-2 conventional material, Philips C5-1 single crystal material has:

1. High energy conversion rate from electrical to sound energy.

2. Strong image penetration.

3. Image uniformity is strong.

4. Able to obtain wider band images.

5. Can be used for a large number of patients and long-term diagnosis to obtain clear clinical images with higher resolution and contrast.

Compared with conventional materials, the technology of single crystal probes has:

1. Material cost is expensive

2. High technical requirements.

3. Complex manufacturing process.

4. High quality control requirements in the manufacturing process etc.