Richardson Healthcare Announces The ALTA750™ Replacement CT Tube

Richardson Healthcare joins small group of global companies manufacturing CT tubes

 LaFox, IL, May 31, 2018: Richardson Healthcare, a Division of Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL), announces the ALTA750™ – a new CT tube manufactured by Richardson Electronics that is designed for use as a replacement tube for the Toshiba/Canon Medical Systems CXB-750D/4A* tube (also known as the Varex Imaging MCS-7078*). The ALTA750™ is a new CT vacuum tube loaded into an OEM housing assembly to ensure full compatibility with the OEM CT system.

Richardson Healthcare has run extensive life testing of the ALTA750™ on OEM CT scanners, including clinical sites running up to 50 patients per day.  The ALTA750™ is designed to meet or exceed the performance of the original OEM tube.

“Richardson Healthcare is committed to providing hospitals and third-party service providers with unique parts and training solutions, including significant investments in high-value components like the new ALTA750™ replacement CT tube,” said Pat Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Richardson Healthcare. “We are now one of a few global companies with the design and manufacturing capabilities necessary to successfully produce CT tubes.”

To optimize and increase the life of your new ALTA750™ tube, Richardson Healthcare includes a Heat Exchanger and new HV Cable Kit as a complete package.

The ALTA750™ has a prorated 12-month or 200,000 rotations limited warranty, whichever comes first. The tube is certified as compatible with an extensive list of OEM scanners ranging from the Toshiba/Canon Aquilion* series through the first-generation Toshiba/Canon PRIME* CT scanner.

For a limited time, Richardson Healthcare will provide a 90-day Complete Satisfaction Guarantee: Every new customer for the ALTA750™ will receive a 90 day, no questions asked, Complete Satisfaction Guarantee on their first tube purchased. Product returned during this period will be eligible for a full refund of the purchase price paid.

The new ALTA750™ tube is also available through our P3 Preferred Parts Partnership program, including a capitated-risk option that provides parts and tubes in exchange for a fixed monthly fee. Contact us for more information about our P3 options and a quote today!

Richardson Healthcare will be exhibiting at the upcoming AAMI Conference in Long Beach, CA, June 1-4, Booth #762. To schedule a meeting with us at AAMI, please contact us at | 704.739.3597


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About Richardson Healthcare – A Division of Richardson Electronics

Richardson Electronics Healthcare provides high-value diagnostic imaging replacement parts, tubes, equipment, and technical support to hospitals, diagnostic imaging centers, medical institutions, independent service organizations and more.  We have a focused product selection of diagnostic imaging components and systems, as well as robust in-house manufacturing capabilities. In addition, we provide CT Service training, complete post-sale service and support, including installation support, maintenance, troubleshooting, calibration and conformance. For more information, visit us at

About Richardson Electronics, Ltd.

Richardson Electronics, Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered solutions, power grid and microwave tubes and related consumables; flat panel solutions and replacement parts for diagnostic imaging equipment; and customized display solutions.  We serve customers in the alternative energy, healthcare, aviation, broadcast, communications, industrial, marine, medical, military, scientific and semiconductor markets. The Company’s strategy is to provide specialized technical expertise and “engineered solutions” based on our core engineering and manufacturing capabilities. The Company provides solutions and adds value through design-in support, systems integration, prototype design and manufacturing, testing, logistics, and aftermarket technical service and repair through its global infrastructure. More information is available online at

Richardson Electronics common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol RELL.