An Ideal Combination of Performance and Affordability.

The CARESTREAM DRX-Ascend has just the right option to meet your most pressing needs in the present, with a clear upgrade path for the future. All at a surprisingly affordable price. Start with an analog, CR or DR-based Ascend System for superb performance and a system that will grow along with you.

  • Economically priced
  • Exceptional image quality supports accurate diagnoses
  • Scalable and upgradable to help eliminate technology obsolescence
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DRX Detectors

The Right Detector for Every Facility

Carestream offers a broad selection of DR detectors. It includes wireless, shareable, fixed, and now glass-free models to meet your demands based on exam type, detector size, dosage level and budget.

Pediatric Solutions

You always want the best diagnostic images possible at the lowest dose achievable, especially when the patient is a child. That’s why Carestream developed our pediatric X-ray solutions.

  • Removable grids
  • Low-absorption exam tabletops
  • Filter wheels in the tube head to provide additional X-ray filtration
Pediatric Solutions

The Best Route For Your Imaging Future.

The CARESTREAM DRX-Ascend is designed for small-to-midsize imaging centers, orthopaedic facilities, urgent care centers and hospitals. The DRXAscend delivers high-end capabilities at an affordable price – with exceptional image quality to boost productivity and offer superb positioning flexibility for all major exams.

Ergonomically Designed

Fingertip controls for easy access to multifunction switches for speedy adjustments.


Wide vertical-travel range with minimal focal spot-to-floor enhances pediatric imaging of weight-bearing knees - as well as upright examinations of adults

Greater Capacity

Accommodates a wider range of patients with its extra-wide design and 650-lb. (295.5 kg) capacity

Features and Specifications

Easy Upgrade
  • Convert your analog or CR Ascend system to full-digital, wireless imaging with one of our advanced DR upgrade solutions.
Broad Versatility
  • System can be configured with a tube stand (either floor or ceiling), table, wallstand and accessories to match your budget and workflow needs
  • Elevating Float-Top Table has a weight capacity of up to 650 lbs and accommodates patient types ranging from pediatrics to adults and wheelchair patients
Freedom of Movement
  • Autotracking features allows floor and ceiling tube stand to track with the table or wall stand in the Z axis allowing enhanced workflow and for the technologist to stay by the patients side
  • Simplify weight-bearing, cross-table and off-table studies with generous range of motion
  • Designed to accommodate advanced future applications.
Technologist Productivity
  • Vertical wall stand includes ergonomically designed EZ-Glide hand control to allow operator image receptor adjustment from comfortable standing position
  • Rotating detector tray for table and wall stand allows for quick and controlled manual portrait/landscape rotation of the DRX detector without lifting it out of the tray

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