OEC 9800 Plus


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    About this class

    The OEC Medical Systems, Inc training Program is designed to provide the hospital Biomedical or Clinical Engineer with the knowledge and skills necessary to properly maintain the GE OEC equipment. 

    You'll receive world-class instruction from a team of experienced Technical Trainers who have spent years working with our devices. All our courses include in-depth theory with ample hands-on lab and system troubleshooting time. The course will provide all necessary Planned Maintenance (PM) activities, applicable hardware and software adjustments and system alignments. Each topic is supported with in-depth labs designed to reinforce the theory covered. Your knowledge and skills are again reinforced and evaluated with troubleshooting events, daily interactive discussion, and comprehensive exams.

    The High Level Overview of the 9800 system provides: A high-level operation and function of all components and circuit boards for the 9800 C-Arm and Workstation. Theory is taught using Functional Diagrams with each diagram representing a step-by-step sequence illustrating system operation. The students are provided with hands-on lab activities to reinforce the classroom topics.


    • Technical Training
    • Overview

      • Adjusting the Battery Charger
      • ARCNET & Control Panel Communications 
      • Interlock, Stator & Pre-charge
      • System Default Settings in RUT
      • Erasing & Reloading Flash Memory
      • Lift Motor
      • X-Ray On
      • KV Generation
      • MA Generation 
      • Generator Faults
      • Battery Pack Evaluation
      • High Voltage Supply Regulator Board Alignment
      • Filament Calibration 
      • Entrance Exposure 
      • Image System Alignment
      • Monitor Setup
      • Dose Area Product Calibration 
      • Motherboard CMOS Setup
      • Workstation Communication
      • CINE Drives 
      • DICOM Setup Overview
      • Reloading Software PM Inspection Overview 

      Each Student attending the class is supplied with the following:  

      • Standard Service CD 
      • Utility Suite Level 1 CD
      • Student Guide 
      • 9800 Functional Diagrams 
      • Planned Maintenance Procedure and Checklist
    • Target Audience

      Biomedical Engineers / Technicians

    • Prerequisites

      A solid understanding of the basic fundamental principles of X-ray imaging, including a good understanding of:

      • Digital and analog electronics
      • Microprocessors and computer circuits
      • MS-DOS operating system

      All participants should bring applicable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including all employer-provided personal dosimetry to ensure accurate exposure collection. 

      Labs are conducted on functional, ionizing-radiation producing equipment.

    • Schedule

      No current offerings. Please reach out to the registrar for information on future course dates.

    • Registration

      Because class size is limited, registration is on a "first come first serve" basis. Please call 1-801-536-4891 or e-mail the Training Registrar for an Enrollment packet.
      All correspondence should be directed to the Training Registrar, at the following address:

      Training Registrar
      OEC Medical Systems, Inc
      640 Wright Brothers Drive
      Salt Lake City, UT 84116