Multiva 1.5T

Magnetic Resonance Imaging system

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Get fast, right first time imaging for a wide range of routine and advanced applications with Philips Multiva 1.5T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system. Clinicians need less time to make a confident, accurate diagnosis, improving throughput and referral status.

"I believe Multiva offers the best value for the money in the market today. Its image quality is brilliant, and you can do routine scanning, advanced scanning and research at a very reasonable cost.… Plus we can do advanced imaging in all body and brain regions, get beautiful visualization of lesions in knee cartilage and small ligaments in the wrist."


- Dr. Christof Walter, MD, Co-owner and Radiologist at Radiology Center Trier, Germany

Clinical Case Map

Now, you can see proof of the power of dStream, the Philips broadband digital MR architecture that helps you get information consistently, in the same time.
The interactive dStream Clinical Case Map shows you real clinical cases from dStream users that illustrate how dStream brings digital clarity and speed to MR imaging. You can choose to view cases by clinical area, field strength or your imaging need.

The dStream Clinical Case Map is a remarkable way to appreciate the power of dStream. Visit it now –and be prepared to be amazed.


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FieldStrength provides regular features and articles on magnetic resonance imaging. It serves as a resource for Philips MRI users to share solutions to their day-to-day challenges in MRI clinical practice.


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Specifications Show all

Magnet weight
2900 kg
Open bore diameter
60 cm
Maximum FOV
53 cm
Ultra compact, Zero Boil off magnet
Galaxy gradients: Performance
Max Amplitude**
33 mT/m
57 mT/m
208 mT/m/ms mT/m
Max slew rate**
120 mT/m/ms
RF receive
Number of channels
Channel bandwidth
3 MHz per channel
Direct Digital Sampling (DDS)
All RF coils include built in dedicated low noise preamplifiers for optimal signal-to-noise
Resolution parameters
Max scan matrix
1024 (2048 optional)
Max. number of slices
RF transmit
Output power
18 kW
Amplitude resolution
16 bits
Per patient rapid automatic power and frequency optimization
Patient environment: Patient aperture
60 cm
60 cm
Patient aperture flare
119 cm (horizontally)
Wireless patient physiological synchronization
Various acoustic noise reduction solutions
Patient transport system (optional)
Dockable patient trolley (optional)
Weight capacity
250 kg (550 pounds)
Patient support working height
89 cm (35 inches)
Patient support minimum height
52 cm (20.5 inches)
FlexStream workflow
Total Spine studies***
Zero coil handling
Brain, NV, Body, MSK studies
One ultra-light anterior coil
Whole body exams***
Zero coil handling
SmartAssist Efficiency Assistance
SmartExam (optional)
SmartLine (package dependent)
SmartLink (package dependent)
Site planning: Power consumption
4.6 kW
7.4 kW
21.5 kW
27 kW
Minimum floor space
19.5 m2 (210 sq.ft.)