Alpha Portable Digital X-ray System

The Latest User Centered Technology is now available! Vidisco’s new Alpha panel comes with built-in panel wireless and long battery life, making additional accessories optional only. Take the panel, x-ray source and nothing more when down range! Also available with CAT for cable free, extended and fast wireless transmission at your finger tips.

In the security industry safety is of the utmost importance, as lives are often at stake. Vidisco's Alpha digital X-ray system allows for one approach downrange and produces great images at the click of a button. This rugged portable battery-operated flat panel is 15mm (0.6") thin and provides superior imaging capabilities. While weighing only 3kg (6.6lbs), this panel has the largest imaging area: 35 X 43 cm (14X17 in).                                     

Alpha has unmatched penetration while providing 16bit (65,536 Grey levels) images and the highest level of detail in digital radiology imaging, ensuring accurate detection. Like all Vidisco systems, the Alpha system fits into one case and can be carried to any inspection site with a pull-out laptop station for even simpler use. The rugged imager enables easy positioning for X-ray inspection in challenging conditions.

The system has several operation modes, click here to see the diagrams.
Alpha Technical Configurations*

Rugged Case (STD)


Extreme Temperature

Civilian Case



Small rugged case

Ergonomic backpack

Rugged case or backpack

Civilian case

Chaser case

Default Computer

Standard laptop, touch screen (rugged laptop optional)

Rugged laptop

Rugged laptop

Standard laptop


CDU to CAT Cables

50m cable on removable reel

35m cable on built-in reel

35m tactical cable on reel

50m cable on removable reel



Extreme temperature resistance test: -20 to +50 degrees Celsius

Additional imager to SparX or Alpha system only.

Alpha Technical Specifications

Specification **


Imaging Area (mm):

350 X 430 mm (~14X17”)

Imager Size:

383 X 459 X 15.6 mm (h,w,d) (~15X18X0.6”)

Imager Weight:

3 Kg (~6.6lbs)

Dynamic Range:

16 bit (65,536 grey levels)


~3.5 lp/mm

Pixel Pitch:

148 µm

Robust, Field Design:


Battery Operation:

Over 7 hours

Battery Power Level Indication:

LED Indicator

Charge During Nonstop AC Operation:


Support Vehicle DC/AC Inverter:



XR-DE Plus: Dual Energy Module for Organic/Inorganic Detection, High Power Wireless up to 1.5 km line of sight, WiFiX 300m line of sight between operator and down-range, WXR for Wireless Communication between X-Ray and Panel, Tripod Mount


Advanced proprietary VEO software for security operators

* All configurations (except Chaser) include: Flat Alpha panel (DDA) ,operating system, 3m cable to imager, AC cables, X-ray cable (default: Golden), laptop, ComBox, VEO proprietary software, backup and definition thumb drives, imager holder ,panel cover, user manuals & quick-start guide in English, 2 year warranty in English. System configurations are subject to market changes and manufacturer specifications.

 ** Specifications are subject to market changes and manufacturer updates.


*** Alpha is available as an additional imager to a compatible Vidisco system.

The Alpha portable X-ray system can be connected using cables or via a wireless communication. Learn more about Alpha operation modes by reviewing these connection diagrams



Setup Images: 

Operatior station in a car's trunk
Operatior station in a car's trunk

X-ray Images: 

Bomb in a tire 1 pulse after 1 click
Bomb in a tire 1 pulse after 1 click



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Slider 2X2 Field Use Devices
Communication X-ray Sources and Cables
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