Differences Between C-Arm Sizes

Mini C-Arm:

A mini C-arm is designed to scan patient extremities. The C-arm has a much smaller arc and lower generator power capacity, making it suitable for hands, feet, wrists, and elbows.  A few models are even capable of some limited shoulder scans.

Differences Between C-Arm Sizes

OEC 6600 Mini C-Arm


  • OEC –  6600, 6800
  • Fluoroscan – Insight II, Insight FD, Insight Flex
  • Orthoscan – HD1000, FD, FD Pulse

Compact C-Arm:

Compact C-arms work well for small facilities, low-mid patient volume, and light use. They are large enough for high volume, bariatrics, or lateral spine studies.

Differences Between C-Arm Sizes

OEC Fluorostar 7900 C-Arm


  • OEC – 7900, OEC One
  • Siemens – Compact L and Siremobile Compact
  • Ziehm – Quantum, Solo, Solo FD

Full Size C-Arm:

Full-C-arms are designed to accommodate any and all C-arm procedures.   They are the largest arc to fit patients and surgical tables inside, and have the highest generator output to scan through the thickest parts of the body.  The also have the most software options to fit the needs of any specialty.

Difference Between C-Arm Sizes


  • OEC – 9600, 8800, 9800 and 9900, Elite CFD
  • Siemens – Orbic, Iso-C 3D, Varic, Avantic, Cios Alpha
  • Philips – Pulsera,
  • Ziehm – Vision, Vision R, Vision RFD, Vision 2
  • Genoray – Zen 7000, Oscar Prime



Contact us at Pacific Healthcare Imaging,  and we can help evaluate the differences is C-Arm sizes and recommend the right size for your facility.

We offer high-quality new, used, and refurbished Mini, Compact, and Full-Size C-Arm machines at wholesale cost, as well as available  through our rental plans.  We offer a wide variety of medical imaging systems from brand names like GE, Sonosite, Hologic, Ziehm, Phillips, Siemens and more, at a discounted rate.

Contact us at Pacific Healthcare Imaging, we sell and support pre-owned, used and refurbished c-arms and other diagnostic imaging systems for medical facilities. We only sell the highest quality used and refurbished medical imaging equipment, specializing in C-ArmsMini C-ArmsPortable Ultrasounds and more.