Computed radiography mobile imaging plate scanner

For on-site X-ray inspection


CR-1012 is an imaging plate (IP) scanner for images exposed by industrial X-ray equipments. Its small size and light weight make it possible to bring the scanner to the inspection site and observe the images on-site.

  • Compact/lightweight — increase efficiency for inspection work
    • Compact and lightweight to bring to inspection site 
    • Handy carrying case increases portability
  • Fast and convenient — No special skills required
    • Images can be observed at the inspection site
    • Images can be acquired in as little as 90 seconds (25.2 cm x 30.3 cm imaging plate with 100 μm pitch)
    • Industry standard DICOM image format
      • Images can be processed with software supplied with CR-1012 or with free software available online (Contact Rigaku for the software)
  • Easy to use, reliable — perfect for on-site operation
    • No need to connect to a PC: the system has an on-board control panel
    • Data are saved automatically to USB memory
    • Images are acquired by simply pressing the START button
    • Robust design to prevent from vibration and shock damage
    • Unique IP holder and cassette simplify imaging plate handling
    • Unique readout system prevents damage to IP surface
    • Imaging plates require no dark room, developer or other chemicals, removing the need for waste liquid disposal


Main unit Effective readout size (IP size) 24.4 x 29.5cm (25.2 x 30.3 cm)

19.3 x 24.4cm (20.1 x 25.2 cm)

14.2 x 29.5cm (15.0 x 30.0 cm)
Reading pitch 100 μm / 50 μm / 25 μm  

(25 μm pitch only with Windows 7)
Output format DICOM(16 bit) or BMP(8 bit RGB)
Output port USB memory connection, PC connection
Readout time for 25.2cm x 30.3cm  IP 90 sec@100μm

164 sec@50μm

312 sec@25μm
Size 480(W) x 360(D) x 390(H) mm
Weight  35 kg
Power supply AC 220V ±10%, 0.5 kW
Eraser Erasing method White LED
Options Carrying case 634(W) x 582(D) x 352(H) mm


IP size: 25.2 x 30.3cm (Max)

IP holder

IP size: 25.2 x 30.3cm (Max)
IP Various sizes (Max 25.2 x 30.3 cm)
Software Image display Zoom, Rotation, Flip, Move
Image processing Tone adjustment, Filter process
Image measurement Distance between two points

Angle between two lines
Data format DICOM (16 or 8 bit)

BMP (8 bit RGB)

TIFF (8 bit)
Display language Japanese, English, Chinese
Recommended PC environment CPU Core2 duo 2.0GHz or faster
Memory > 2 GB (Windows 7)
Operating system Windows 7 Professional (32 bit version)

* Possible to use Windows XP professional (> 1.5 GB) but the image from 25 μm pitch might not be displayed properly.
USB port 1 USB 2.0 port  is required to connect CR-1012 to a PC or read images directly from USB memory (in addition to the keyboard and mouse ports)
Hard drive > 4 GB
CD-ROM Faster than a double speed drive (for program installation)
Display Greater than 1024 x 768 pixels

Note: The specifications are for CR-1012 used outside of Japan.


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