Medical Implant Test System (MITS) for 1.5 Tesla RF Safety Evaluation

MITS1.5 is designed to simulate high-precision incident fields with user-defined modulation and time sequences as generated by commercial 1.5 Tesla magnetic resonance scanners (also enables worst-case incident field conditions). The system combines cutting-edge technology with accuracy, versatility and user-friendliness. The open user interface allows customized, automated evaluations.

Medical Implant Test System (MITS) for 1.5 Tesla operated in vertical mode.

MITS1.5 is compatible with the latest draft of the ISO/TS 10974 standard for Active Medical Implant Devices. The system has been rigorously validated. A Sim4Life numerical model of the birdcage is available.

The system is supported by the DASY AIMD scanner, from our sister company SPEAG for rapid and high precision SAR and temperature evaluations. However, MITS systems are standalone products and do not require the DASY AIMD scanner.




Testing compliance of medical implant devices with RF heating guidelines.
Testing compliance of active medical implant devices with EMC regulations.
Rapid, high-precision SAR and Temperature evaluations with DASY AIMD.
Evaluation of new prototypes. Validation of numerical medical implant models.

Operating frequency

64 MHz

Maximum B1 field strength

> 30 µT

Maximum induced E1

>> 500 V/m

Arbitrary pulse shape

50 M samples/sec

14 bit resolution

256 k samples

Preprogrammed pulse shape


Sinc (± 2π)

Sinc (± 3π)


Variable PRR: 1 Hz to 10 kHz

Variable duty cycle: 5 to 50 %

Length of birdcage

650 mm

Length of birdcage with shield

850 mm

Inner diameter of birdcage

700 mm

Weight of birdcage

60 kg (70 kg with horizontal table)


Several phantoms are available for active and passive implant safety testing compatible with the latest MRI implant safety standards, such as ISO/TS10974 and ASTM F 2182

Vertical Birdcage Usage: ELIT1.5 and DUAL-CYL-TFD

Horizontal Birdcage Usage: H-ELIT1.5 and ASTM2009


Vertical version is optimized for usage with DASY AIMD


Horizontal and vertical version are full compatible with EASY6 and SPEAG probes