Guardian17 First military-grade Digital X-ray system


Vidisco is introducing Guardian 17, the world’s first military-grade DR system designed from the ground up for security applications. A dust and waterproof system with Mil-spec and IP-67 ratings, Guardian was designed to meet the extreme conditions of security and military applications. 


Guardian 17 is a 14”x17” imaging area panel which available in a variety of configurations such as rugged case, backpack, laptop or tablet, wired or wireless connections with a range of up to 1.5km.


Guardian includes additional optional accessories and features, such as integration with robots, a Dual Energy Module, which differentiates between organic and inorganic materials; an external camera that can be mounted on top of the X-ray source, a slider solution for large objects detection, and more.


Guardian17 Technical Configurations*

Rugged Case (STD)


Extreme Temperature

Civilian Case



Small rugged case

Ergonomic backpack

Rugged case or backpack

Civilian case

Chaser case

Default Computer

Standard laptop, touch screen (rugged laptop optional)

Rugged laptop

Rugged laptop

Standard laptop


CDU to CAT Cables

50m cable on removable reel

35m cable on built-in reel

35m tactical cable on reel

50m cable on removable reel



Extreme temperature resistance test: -20 to +50 degrees Celsius

Additional imager to Guardian systems only.

Guardian17 Technical Specifications

Specification **

Guardian 17

Imaging Area (mm):

358 X 431 mm (~14X17”)

Imager Size:

470 X 400 X 17 mm (h,w,d) (~18.5" x 15.7" x 0.6”)

Imager Weight:

4.2 Kg (~9.2lbs)

Dead space:

8mm from bottom border & 10mm from right border

Dynamic Range:

16 bit (65,536 grey levels)


~3.5 lp/mm

Pixel Pitch:

140 µm

Robust, Field Design:


Battery Operation:

Two hot swappable batteries for never-ending continuous operation

Battery Power Level Indication:

LED Indicator

Charge During Nonstop AC Operation:


Support Vehicle DC/AC Inverter:



MultiEye: Supports multi-screen control through any mobile device; XR-DE Plus: Dual Energy Module for Organic/Inorganic Detection; High Power Wireless up to 1.5 km line of sight


Advanced proprietary VEO software for security operators

* All configurations (except Chaser) include: Flat Guardian panel (DDA) ,operating system, 3m cable to imager, AC cables, X-ray cable (default: Golden), laptop, ComBox, VEO proprietary software, backup and definition thumb drives, imager holder ,panel cover, user manuals & quick-start guide in English, 2 year warranty in English. System configurations are subject to market changes and manufacturer specifications.

 ** Specifications are subject to market changes and manufacturer updates.


*** Alpha is available as an additional imager to a compatible Vidisco system.

The Guardian 17 portable X-ray system can be connected using cables or via a wireless communication. 



Setup Images: 

Vidisco Guardian17
Vidisco Guardian17

X-ray Images: 

Bomb in a tire 1 pulse after 1 click
Bomb in a tire 1 pulse after 1 click