PillCam™ UGI Capsule

Long Description:

A camera inside a capsule that captures images at a frame rate of 18 or 35 frames per second as it travels through the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.


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Physical Properties


Length: 32.3 mm+0.5 mm

Diameter: 11.6 mm

Weight 2.9 g + 0.1 g
Material Biocompatible plastic
Optical Properties
Illumination 4 white light emitting diodes on each side
# of Optical Heads 2
Field of View 172° ISO-8600-3
Effective Visibility

Distance: 3 cm

Min. Detectable Object At least 0.1 mm
Frequency 434.1 MHz
Modulation MSK
ERP [nW] 8
Operational Properties
Frame Rate 18–35 fps
Operating Time  90 min
Chemical Safety Resistant to dissolution in pH=2 to pH=8
Battery Type Mercury Free Silver Oxide batteries
Operating Temperature 20–40°C
Storage Temperature 0–25°C


Order Information
Order Code Product Description Ordering Quantity
FGS-0585 PillCam™ UGI Capsule 5 pack

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PillCam™ UGI Sensor Array

Long Description:

A set of 3 sensors that are placed on the patient’s body to capture capsule signal.

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Reception antenna
# of Sensor Elements

Sensor Size Diameter: 40 mm
Material  Polyurethane, Teflon
Antennas Wire Material Coax wire
Transmission antenna
Antenna Structure Loop antenna
Size 1.9 m
Color Black
Material Polyurethane, Teflon


Order Information
Order Code Product Description Ordering Quantity
FGS-0389 PillCam™ Sensory Array 2T, DR3 8-lead (SB) 1 each
FGS-0453 PillCam™ Sensor Sleeves 10 pack

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PillCam™ Recorder 3

Long Description:

The PillCam™ recorder 3 is a recording device with a built in real-time viewer, which is worn by the patient during the PillCam™ procedure. Following the procedure, the physician downloads the images from the PillCam™ recorder 3 for interpretation.

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Physical Properties
Software Proprietary firmware
Recording Capacity Up to 15 hours @ LCD OFF
Weight 500 g, including battery pack
Operational Power 3.5–4.2 V DC, 0.15–0.5 A
Battery Type

Internal, Li-Ion, 3.8 V typical,

8800 mAH

Operating Temperature 0–40°C
Storage Temperature 0–55°C
Storage and Operating Humidity Up to 85%
Storage and Operating Pressure 790–520 mmHg
Receiver (Rx)
Operating Frequency 434.1 MHz
Operating Frequency 13.6 MHz
Frequency Band ISM
Modulation Type Linear Chirp
Type of Modulated Signal  Digital data
Effective Radiated Power  -27.4 dBm


Order Information
Order Code Product Description Ordering Quantity
400100102 PillCam™ Recorder 3 Kit (includes cradle & pouch) 1 each
FGS-0554 PillCam™ DR3 Recorder Case 1 each
FGS-0347 PillCam™ Recorder 3 (recorder only) 1 each
ASM-0355-01 PillCam™ Recorder 3 Pouch & Strap (accessories) 1 each

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RAPID™ Software v8.3

Long Description:

RAPID™ software v8.3 provides advanced software algorithms to support an efficient review of PillCam™ SB, PillCam™ UGI, and PillCam™ COLON 2 studies. It can help reduce the time you need to review and interpret studies, which supports a more timely diagnosis and helps you move patients closer to effective treatment.

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General Characteristics

RAPID™ software, version 8.3




Data Export

JPEG Images, (MPEG) Video clips, grml (Given proprietary) files,

PDF reports, generic XML-format capsule endoscopy report data

Displayed Data

Single and multi images, Timebar, Colorbar with region specific 

color and other diagnostic data

Event Marker Annotated thumbnails
Viewing Rate 5–80 fps
Viewing Modes

Single, Dual, Quad, Mosaic, and Collage view, dual-head view 


Run Modes

View, Automatic, QuickView, SBI


Order Information

Order Code Product Description Ordering Quantity
400100117 RAPID™ Software Kit, v8.3 1 item

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Advanced Imaging of the Upper GI Tract

The PillCam™ UGI system is designed to help detect gross blood in the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum. This innovative capsule endoscopy solution enables direct visualization of the upper GI tract, providing the confidence needed to detect and diagnose bleeding.


Achieve Direct Upper GI Visualization with Advanced Technology

The PillCam™ UGI system features innovative technology that enables thorough, accurate visualization of the upper GI tract.

  • Variable frame rate technology operates at 35 fps for the first 10 minutes of the procedure and 18 fps for the last 80 minutes
  • Dynamic technology helps identify the most clinically relevant information

Indications for Use

  • The PillCam™ UGI capsule endoscopy system is intended for visualization of the upper gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach, duodenum). It may be used for visualization of blood in the upper gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach, duodenum) in patients who are hemodynamically stable and at least 18 years of age.


  • Contraindications for PillCam™ UGI system include:
    • Patients with known or suspected GI obstructions, strictures or fistulas based on the clinical picture or pre-procedure testing and profile.
    • Patients with cardiac pacemakers or other implanted electromedical devices.
    • Patients with swallowing disorders.

Procedure Risk Information

  • The risks of the PillCam™ UGI capsule include capsule retention, aspiration and skin irritation.
  • Endoscopic placement may present additional risks.
  • Medical, endoscopic or surgical intervention may be necessary to address any of these complications, should they occur.
  • After ingesting the PillCam™ UGI capsule and until it is excreted, patients should not be near any source of powerful electromagnetic fields, such as one created near an MRI device.
  • Please refer to the product user manual for detailed information.

Software Updates

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