Philips Clearvue 550 Ultrasound Unit

Philips ClearVue 550 Ultrasound Features

The Philips ClearVue 550 is a compact Ultrasound know for it dependability. The 550 is a borderline economy / midrange ultrasound in the Philips lineup . With features like SonoCT and XRES technologies to enhance the quality of the Ultrasonic images. The System can cross multiple ultrasonic applications from; abdominal, small parts, pediatrics, musculoskeletal, urology, Obstetrics, Gynecology, vascular, and cardiac. The Philips Ultrasound can provide 2D, 3D, and 4D imaging options. Additional features include Blood flow and stress imaging. The Philips ClearVue is an energy-efficient ultrasound with low power consumption. The Philips ClearVue 550 is an economically priced shared service ultrasound machine with good image quality and workflow efficiency. Launched in 2012 as the replacement for the HD7xe, the ClearVue 550 is positioned in between the ClearVue 350 with no articulating arm and the ClearVue 650 which has the primary feature of 4D as a standard option. The ClearVue 550 excels at obstetrics, gynecology, abdominal imaging and radiology where it’s workflow advantages speed up common exams. The Philips ClearVue 550 also has great cardiovascular imaging, among the best available in the world at this price point.



Philips ClearVue 550

Feature specifications

  • Tilt-and-Swivel 19” High Resolution LCD
  • SonoCT Compound Imaging
  • Panoramic
  • 4 transducer ports
  • Simplified Interface
  • Lightweight transducers
  • Tissue Harmonics
  • 2D, M-Mode, Anatomical M-Mode
  • Trapezoidal Imaging
  • PW/Color/Power Angio Doppler
  • HPRF PW Doppler
  • 3 USB Ports
  • internal Hard Drive
  • CW Doppler Option
  • Duplex, Triplex
  • HD Zoom
  • XRES eXtreme Resolution speckle reduction imaging
  • Cineloop review of ultrasound images
  • Integrated multi-session CD/DVD Drive
  • Ethernet port



  • Height: (adjustable, maximum) 1160 mm (45.7 in)
  • Width: 520 mm (20.5 in)
  • Depth: 584 mm (23.0 in)
  • Control panel height: (non-adjustable) 837 mm (33.0 in)
  • Weight: (with printer) 52 kg (115 lbs.), approx. 200 lbs. with packaging


  • All-digital broadband beamformer
  • 65,536 digitally-processed channels
  • Depth to 30 cm (exam and transducer specific)
  • Up to 272 dB Dynamic Range

System Overview

  • Monitor (inch): 17” LCD
  • Tilt/Rotate Adjustable Monitor: Yes
  • Monitor Resolution: 1280*1024
  • Touch Screen (Inch): No
  • Trackball or Trackpad: Trackball
  • CP Back-Lighting: Yes
  • Weight: 115 lbs (52kg)
  • Probe Ports: 4
  • Battery: No
  • Sleep Mode (Quick Start): No
  • Maximum Depth of Field: 30cm
  • Minimum Depth of Field
  • Cart (HCU): No
  • Independent Steer & Lockable Wheels: Yes

Imaging Modes

  • 2D, M mode: Yes
  • M-color Flow Mode: Yes
  • Anatomical M-mode: Yes
  • Trapezoidal Mode: Yes
  • Color, Power Angio, Pulse Wave Doppler: Yes
  • Bi-directional Power (=HD FLOW): Yes
  • SCW Doppler: Yes
  • Tissue Doppler(Velocity) Imaging: Yes
  • Freehand 3D: Yes
  • Live 3/4D OB/GYN: Yes
  • HD Live: No
  • STIC (Spatio-Temporal Image Correlation): Yes
  • Live 3D Echo: No
  • Stress Echo: No
  • Strain and Strain Rate (Cardiac): No
  • B Flow: Yes
  • Panoramic Imaging (=Logiq view): Yes
  • Contrast Imaging – Cardiac: No
  • Contrast Imaging – General Imaging: No


  • DICOM 3.0: Yes
  • DICOM SR_Cardiac: Yes
  • DICOM SR_Vascular: Yes
  • JPEG, WMV, & AVI: Yes
  • USB: Yes(3)
  • HDD/SDD: 500GB
  • DVD/CD RW: Yes


Philips ClearVue550

Additional information


Shared-service, General Imaging, Women's Health






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