Important consideration for buying a portable ultrasound machine

Mar 3rd 2015 at 10:23 PM

For many decades, an ultrasound machine is being used to generate still and moving images. Ultrasound implies making use of sound waves at a high frequency to produce images of the internal organs. Initially, the conventional ultrasound machines were used in hospitals and clinics; however, with the improvement in technology portable ultrasound machines were developed. As the name suggests such ultrasound machines could be carried to various places to diagnosis the patient’s aliments.  In the market today, you can find different brands, makes and sizes of ultrasound equipment. In fact, numerous vets are using ultrasound machine to diagnosis aliments in animals. One brand of ultrasound machines, which is a popular choice, is the portable equine ultrasound machine. Before you put in your hard earned money in purchase of a portable ultrasound randomly it is important that you take into account a few things some of, which are as follows:

The first thing you need to take into consideration is that not every portable ultrasound machine can be mobile and so if you need to take the machine to the field it can be easily carried around. Thus, even if, you need a machine to treat animals or an injured athlete a portable ultrasound device is a must.

When choosing an ultrasound machine check if the device is built with adjustable power setting. This feature of the portable machine comes in handy if you need it for therapy sessions to the patient. If the patient is in chronic pain then it can be easily adjusted to high frequency and visa a versa. However, a machine without any such option won’t be of much use.

A portable ultrasound machine is popular because it can be easily carried to the field and thus you should make sure that it made from high quality material. You might be required to use a machine in rural area and thus it should also be easy to manage under dust, dry and moisture. Do place the machine in a hard protective cover with screen protector.

Don’t buy the portable ultrasound machine randomly. You should make proper comparison of your preferred machine from different vendor so that you invest your money to get efficient and affordable piece. At times, you might be offered some free accessories that come with the product so do take this into consideration before finalizing the machine, as they will help to operate your device efficiently.

Whether you are placing your order of the machine through the online vendor or from a store in your area do check on its type of warranty. This will make sure that the portable ultrasound machine is from a certified manufacturer. Apart from this, you can also inquire if the machine sold is being approved by the health agency as this assures that the device is safe to be used on the animal or human.


By following these points you will indeed be able to purchase a portable machine, which will last you a long time and is as per your expectations.

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