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somatom emotion 6 slice

Technical Specifications

DetectorUltra Fast Ceramic (UFC)
TubeDURA 422 MV High performance CT X-ray tube
Number of slices6 / 16
Minimum installation space for the complete system111.7 m2 / 126 ft2
Weight (whole installation)1,690 kg
Heat dissipation< 7,9 kW
InstallationOften takes less than two days



  • Short installation time (1-2 days)
  • More efficient procedures with FAST CARE technology
  • FAST Planning, aiming for a safer, faster, and more standardized workflow
  • CARE Contrast, one button for contrast enhanced CT exams
  • Rapidly turning data into a diagnosis, with up to 16 ips recon speed
  • Increased patient throughput with WorkStream4D™
  • FAST Spine, high diagnostic image quality delivered with just a single click after FAST Planning
  • Slimmest 16-slice gantry (68 cm)
  • syngo.via Element - CT 3D routine reading, advanced visualization for oncology and vascular assessment



  • Famous for its small footprint
  • Designed to reduce costs with its reduced power and air conditioning requirements
  • Offering excellent reliability, increasing the financial returns through maximum uptime



  • Leading image quality with excellent spatial resolution and a very small focal spot
  • Scanning without compromise with SureView™
  • Leading dose technology with CARE Dose4D and Iterative reconstruction (IRIS)
  • Focus on the Right Dose with DoseMAP – Siemens’ Dose Management Program


1 Minimum space requirements for gantry, table and service area without headholder option, depending on the adjustable scan range and safety distances according to country-specific requirements.

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