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Preowned Butterfly iQ™ Ultrasound Scanner

For iPhone and Android Mobile Devices

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Butterfly iQ Ultrasound Scanner Specifications


185 x 56 x 35 mm (7.2 x 2.2 x 1.4 in.)
313 grams (0.69 lbs)

Cable length
Lightning: 1.25 meters (4.10 feet)
USB-C: 2 meters (6.56 feet)

2600 mAh Lithium Ion Battery

Battery life
120 minutes (2 continuous hours)

Recharge time
5 hours (for full recharge)

Wireless charging

2D array, 9000 micro-machined sensors

Butterfly iQ Features

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M-mode, B-mode, Color Doppler, Power Doppler

Min/max scan depth
1cm / 30cm

Measurements and annotations
Linear measurements (max of 4)
Ellipse measurement (max of 1)
Text labels (create your own or choose from 80+ preset-specific labels)


Midline marker

TGC (near, mid, far)

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Butterfly iQ Ultrasound Applications


This preset uses blended frequencies in a curvilinear format to demonstrate abdominal organs, such as the liver and kidney. It can also be used for abdominal procedures, such as paracentesis. It offers a midline marker for localization, Color Doppler as well as linear and circumferential measurements.

Abdomen Deep
This preset was designed to provide better imaging in patients with abdomens that are technically challenging, usually due to a large girth. It applies fundamental frequencies which automatically adjust with depth to ensure consistent reliable visualization to 30cm.

Aorta & Gallbladder
This preset is a complement to the Abdomen preset. It is optimized specifically for those structures in the abdomen that typically require a high contrast resolution. This reduces the shades of grey in the image to demonstrate the gallbladder wall and lumen of the great vessels.

This preset has been optimized for the contrast and detail required for bladder assessment. The Field of View (FOV) is expanded to 120 deg to enable visualization of the bladder in the near field. This includes the application of harmonic imaging, which uses resonant characteristics of tissue to produce imaging of higher resolution of the bladder wall, and surrounding pelvis. It provides Color Doppler carefully optimized for the identification of bladder jets.

This preset has been designed with parameters best for imaging of the fast-moving dynamics of the heart. It employs a high frame rate, and applies a sector scan which allows reliable real-time echocardiographic interrogation. M-Mode and Color Doppler are both supported.

Cardiac Deep
This preset was designed to provide cardiac imaging in patients that are technically challenging, usually due to high Body Mass Index (BMI). Multiple parameters have been changed to adjust to this use case, such as a reduction in frequency range, in order to provide diagnostic quality echocardiography – even in difficult patients.

The FAST preset has been developed with clinical partners with parameters optimized specifically for the focused assessment of standard cardiac and abdominal windows in trauma. It provides high frame rates for cardiac imaging, and yet maintains the resolution necessary to identify pathology such as free fluid in the abdomen.

The Lung preset is optimized to support imaging of lung pathology, such as respiratory failure. In the very near field, a high frequency linear format is optimized for the visualization of lung sliding. As the depth changes, so too does the image format and frequency range in order to support deeper interrogation for A or B Lines.

This preset applies imaging parameters to display the fine balance of temporal, detail and contrast resolution required for high frequency musculoskeletal exams. This includes high resolution imaging of muscles, tendons, ligaments and bursae. The preset also supports the guidance of therapeutic injections.

This is an enhanced musculoskeletal preset designed specifically for the delineation of the characteristic “honeycomb” appearance of peripheral nerves. This preset also supports customized imaging for the guidance of regional nerve blocks.

Obstetric imaging typically requires high definition details acquired at a frame rate adequate to capture (sometimes very!) mobile subjects. The Obstetric preset offers high frequency curvilinear imaging to provide high quality transabdominal imaging, and Fetal Heart Rate (FHR).

Pediatric Abdomen
This preset has been optimized for the needs of pediatric abdomen. Frequencies are higher, and the depth reduced to provide precision detail required in the pediatric population.

Pediatric Cardiac
This preset is optimized for the unique needs of the interrogation of the pediatric heart. Frequencies are higher, and the depth reduced to provide the precision detail required in the pediatric population.

Pediatric Lung
This present is optimized to support the unique needs of the pediatric respiratory system. It has been designed with our clinical partners to support the investigation of a range of respiratory conditions in children, including pneumonia.

Small Organ
This preset has been optimized to support the demonstration of soft tissue structures in the small parts anatomical category, such as: thyroid and testis. Focus has been made specifically to detail resolution and vascular sensitivity.

MSK-Soft Tissue
Focus on this preset development has been for optimization in the very first centimeters of tissue, for identification of foreign bodies, cellulitis and abscess.

Vascular: Access
This preset optimizes the image for top visualization of vascular structures, with specific focus on peripheral arteries/veins. It maximizes contrast resolution to provide crisp demonstration of vascular borders and needle guidance. This preset is ideal for real-time dynamic central venous access.

Vascular: Carotid
This preset is optimized with the contrast resolution, frame rates and vascular enhancement with Color Doppler necessary for interrogation of the carotid artery.

Vascular: Deep Vein
This preset is optimized with the contrast resolution, frame rates and vascular enhancement with Color Doppler necessary for interrogation of the deep veins of both the leg and the arm. It has been designed to be applied in the investigation of deep venous thrombosis.
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Butterfly iQ Ultrasound Application Specifications

Data organization: Unlimited custom archives
User rights: Administrators, Regular Users (Unlimited)
Sharing: Anonymized image sharing (no user account required)
Data at rest: 256-Bit AES. Your data is AES 256-bit encrypted in the Butterfly Cloud and in the Butterfly iQ app.
Data in transit: HTTPS TLS 1.2 Encryption. Data in transit from the Butterfly iQ app to the Butterfly Cloud is protected by HTTPS, TLS 1.2 encryption.
User security: Secure User Authentication, Passwords follow NIST Standards
Application deployment: Aptible Enclave - HITRUST, SOC II Certified. SOC II certification ensures that access to your data is tightly monitored and secured.
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Butterfly iQ Ultrasound iPhone Compatibility:
(last updated 3/11/2020)

Mobile device: (Lightning connector)
iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, SE, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, X, XS, XS Max, XR, 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max

Tablet device: (Lightning connector)
iPad 5th gen, 6th gen, 7th gen, Pro 12.9" 1st or 2nd gen, Pro 9.7", Pro 10.5", mini 5th gen, Air 3rd gen

Tablet device: (USB-C connector)
iPad Pro 12.9" 3rd gen, Pro 11"

Butterfly iQ Ultrasound Android Compatibility:
(last updated 3/11/2020)

Mobile devices: (USB-C connector)
Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel 3 XL, Google Pixel 4, Google Pixel 4 XL, Samsung Galaxy S10 US Edition (Models SM-G973U & SM-G973U1), Samsung Galaxy S10+ US Edition (Model SM-G970U), Samsung Galaxy S10e US Edition (Model SM-G970U), Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Galaxy S9+, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 US Edition (SM-N970U, SM-N970U1), Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ US Edition (SM-N975U, SM-N975U1), Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Tablet Device: (USB-C connector)
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

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