Diagnostic Printing

A Hardcopy solution for every need

Printing kiosks provide convenience…

“The kiosks help us ease the considerable workload involved in printing out all of the patient images. They automatically match patient and images. They save us time and they improve the satisfaction of patients, physicians and staff.”

Chief Technician – Radiology department of West China Hospital, Sichuan University and 2nd-6th Standing Committee Member of the Chinese Radiology Society, China

Read the special report

DRYSTAR imagers come with Direct Digital Imaging (DDI) technology enhanced with A#Sharp for consistently sharp images:

  • Simple mechanism that makes it compact and highly reliable
  • Solid state imaging that ensures long life and controlled,consistent image quality
  • Daylight film handling for ease of use
  • High throughput and a short image access time
  • Flexibility of different media trays
  • DICOM compatibility
  • Excellent price/performance ratio.

  • A# Sharp
  • Daylight Insensitive Media
  • Direct Digital Imaging

The different ways imaging environments around the world integrate hardcopy into their quality patient care make for some remarkable stories.

In this Special Report on Hardcopy, we bring you the experiences and insights of some highly qualified and respected radiology professionals.

Find out more and download the
“Special Report on Hardcopy Imaging. “

“Only medical-certified hardcopy printers and film, such as the direct thermal printer and film systems from Agfa , can give you the guaranteed quality you need for diagnostic images, and meet the criteria for safety and performance.”

The introduction of PACS and digital patient records has not eliminated the demand in many areas of the world for medical hardcopy, especially with the expanding footprint and range of diagnostic imaging modalities.

There are clear reasons for this continued demand for medical hardcopy.

Read more in this White Paper titled “Diagnostic Printing in the Digital Era”.


All-round table-top imager, incl. mammography

DRYSTAR AXYS is the new axis for digital radiography imaging, including mammography. Centralized or a dedicated, with its small footprint, DRYSTAR AXYS will fit right in.





Quality and flexibility is not optional! It’s built right in.

From CT/MR and CR/DR, all the way to digital angiography, PET, ultrasound or digital subtraction fluoroscopy – DRYSTAR 5503 can do it!

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High-quality images everywhere and anywhere

High-quality printing in a convenient table-top size, allowing next-to application printing in even the smallest spaces. This flexibility combined with a low investment and running cost, makes DRYSTAR 5302 the perfect match for your printing needs.

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Decentralized table top imager of choice

The DICOM native imager allows easy integration within your existing network.

Discover DRYSTAR 5301

A#Sharp Technology for Image Quality Enhancement

As part of Agfa’s continual drive to provide customers with perfect image quality, Agfa’s award winning Direct Digital Imaging (DDI) technology has been enhanced to include A#Sharp technology. This technology intensifies imaging capability, enabling DDI to provide sharper image quality across all applications.


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Direct Digital Imaging (DDI)

The unique direct digital printing process guarantees high consistency of exposure.
Every pixel in the image is completely software-controlled. This makes the thermal process more flexible than alternative laser engine technologies.




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