Philips Cardiac Ultrasound Machines Entry to Flagship Level


Philips cardiac ultrasound machines offer 2D 3D and 4D image technology and deliver outstanding functionality and performance meeting the needs of today’s busy healthcare professionals. Through exceptional image quality, advanced quantification, and intelligent solutions Philips ultrasound machines deliver information to enable a more confident ultrasound machines

Selecting Your Philips Cardiac Ultrasound System

National Ultrasound’s focus is on being the best and most knowledgeable in a single industry. Our team’s 250+ years of collective experience as technicians allows us to help guide you through the process of selecting a cardiac ultrasound machine best suited to your practice’s needs and budget.

Because there are so many choices on the market we decided to develop this blog series to highlight our recommendations for cardiac ultrasound machines from four major brand manufacturers. We have divided these select ultrasound machines into four categories: entry-level, mid-level, flagship and portable based on options, features, performance, and price.

There are four brands covered in this series are:

  1. GE Vivid cardiac ultrasound (posted 4/7/20)
  2. Philips (current article)
  3. Mindray (posted 4/28/20)
  4. Siemens ACUSON (coming soon)

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Entry Level: Philips Affinity 50 Ultrasound Machine

PHILIPS-Affiniti-50-ultrasound-machineThe Philips Affiniti 50 ultrasound system delivers innovation that responds to the needs of a busy ultrasound department and gives you the confident results you need.

Philips TrueVue advanced 3D ultrasound display delivers amazing lifelike 3D images.

This console ultrasound machine is fitted with a 21.5” LCD display with four-way articulation, 12” widescreen tablet-like touchscreen, 4 transducer ports, and one-handed transducer access, as well as a variety of imaging display, storage, and sharing features.

The Philips Affinity 50 ultrasound machine is designed for high volume with solid image quality for a reasonable price. Learn more about the Philips Affinity 50.


Mid Level: Philips Epiq 7 Ultrasound Machine


No other premium ultrasound system can run the complete suite of the world’s most innovative ultrasound transducers. With the touch of a button, xMATRIX offers all modes in a single transducer: 2D, 3D/4D, Live xPlane, Live MPR, MPR, Doppler, color Doppler, and CPA.

The EPIQ 7 has four transducer connectors with ambient lighting for ease in transducer selection during an exam.

EPIQ’s extended-range control panel and monitor can be articulated for proper ergonomic alignment whether sitting or standing. The large 21″ widescreen monitor facilitates easy viewing in virtually any environment. Navigate quickly to system functions with the tablet-like touch interface, with 40% less reach and 15% fewer steps to complete an exam. Learn more about the Philips Epiq 7.

Flagship: Philips Epiq CVx Ultrasound Machine

PHILIPS-Epiq-CVx-ultrasound-machineThe EPIQ CVx is a dedicated cardiac ultrasound solution that brings significant advancements in functionality. This helps you deliver better care through higher processing power, exceptional imaging with more clarity and sharpness, improved exam efficiencies, and new robust & reproducible AIUS quantification.

The Epiq CVx has an efficient, customizable user interface that, along with Dynamic HeartModel and AutoStrain LV provides an 8% faster standard TTE echo exam with an associated 21% reduction in interactions with the system.

With a 21.5” second-generation OLED monitor, which delivers increased dynamic range, wider color range and a 180° viewing angle. Learn more about the Philips Epiq CVx ultrasound machine.


Portable: Philips CX50 xMATRIX Ultrasound Machine

Getting clear diagnostic data from portable exams is complicated by many factors. Now you can have the image quality you need for diagnostic confidence PHILIPS-CX50-xMatrix-ultrasound-machinewherever you need it. Take the Phillips CX50 to your patients – in the surgical suite, CCU and ICU, at satellite clinics and screening events, in the ED and OR, and in the NICU or PICU.

The Philips CX50’s image quality makes it the ideal choice where space and equipment limit access and quick responses are needed.

The Philips CX50 portable ultrasound machine offers better penetration in difficult-to-image patients, advanced analysis software, and premium image quality. Learn more about the Philips CX50 xMatrix.


Philips Ultrasound Machine Options and Transducers

We have collected the available options and transducers for each of the units highlighted above so they can be viewed side-by-side for easy comparison.

Philips Ultrasound Machine Options

Below you will find the various transducers for each of the four units highlighted in this article.

Philips Ultrasound Machine Transducers Compare Philips Ultrasound probes

Why Buy from National Ultrasound?

Since our founding in 2003, we at National Ultrasound have focused on a single product category: new and used ultrasound systems, parts and probes. We are a company of technicians with more than 250 years of collective experience working with equipment from the six largest ultrasound manufacturers.

Our focus on being the best and most knowledgeable in a single industry is what has led to our position as the #1 dedicated ultrasound supplier in the United States and allows us to provide the best equipment and service to healthcare professionals across the globe.

Our mission is to continually provide our customers with quality ultrasound equipment and services at the lowest possible prices.

Our standards are high and our reputation for quality equipment and service precedes us. We are able to provide better value to our customers because we are always looking for the most affordable, best quality systems.

Contact National Ultrasound today to hear more about why we are your ultrasound machine distributor of choice or to speak with a member of our sales staff.

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