MAGNETOM AlteaConfidence to deliver

MAGNETOM Altea is the new 1.5T Open Bore system that gives you full confidence to deliver the productivity, reproducibility, and patient satisfaction that you demand in MRI. Powered by our premium MR technology, MAGNETOM Altea combines our unique BioMatrix technology, the new syngo MR XA software platform and our exclusive Turbo Suite acceleration packages to fundamentally transform care delivery.

Features & Benefits

MAGNETOM AlteaNew Turbo SuiteGO technologiesInnovative service offeringsNew 1.5T magnetsyngo Virtual CockpitBioMatrix TunersBioMatrix technologyDot EnginesCoil portfolioInnovision
  1. New Turbo Suite acceleration packages enable up to 50 %1 faster clinical routine examinations.
  2. GO technologies powered by artificial intelligence boost patient throughput.
  3. Innovative service offerings including AI-based remote diagnostics secure your system availability.
  4. New 1.5T magnet with 70 cm Open Bore and large 50 x 50 x 50 cm3 FoV.
  5. syngo Virtual Cockpit3 provides game-changing remote scanning support for standardized results across your MR system fleet.
  6. Unique BioMatrix Tuners adapt to challenging anatomies for excellent homogeneity and fat saturation.
  7. Unique BioMatrix technology automatically adjusts to patient biovariability.
  8. Our 8 unique Dot Engines support highly standardized and reproducible scan procedures for more than 90 %1 of all MRI exam requests.
  9. Our unique patient-centered coil portfolio powered by BioMatrix and Tim 4G technology puts patients at greater ease.
  10. Innovision2 – the revolutionary patient infotainment solution with highly efficient noise cancellation redefines the in-bore experience.


MAGNETOM Altea is designed to deliver productivity gains. Turbo Suite enables dramatic reduction in exam times by exploiting advanced accelerated imaging techniques. GO and BioMatrix technologies, both supported by AI, further boost efficiency through automation by reducing numerous time-consuming workflow steps.


MAGNETOM Altea is designed to deliver reproducible results. Eight available Dot engines—covering routine scans from head to toe--ensure consistent exams between patients and across time. BioMatrix Tuners overcome variations by automatically adjusting to the individual patient. Our syngo MR XA software platform and game-changing syngo Virtual Cockpit3 provide the right tools to achieve consistency across your entire MR system fleet.


MAGNETOM Altea is designed to deliver patient satisfaction. Innovision2 , a revolutionary in-bore, infotainment and noise cancellation solution, enhances the patient exam experience. The Tim 4G coil portfolio with its lightweight, breathable coils supports patient comfort and simplifies set-up times by easily adapting to anatomy. Free-breathing and accelerated exams help reduce patient stress and get them back to their daily routine faster.

Clinical Use

Technical Specifications

Magnet System

Field strength

1.5 Tesla

Bore size

70 cm Open Bore design

Helium consumption

Zero Helium boil-off technology

Gradient strength

XJ gradients 33/125 simultaneously [1.3 MVA]

RF technology

Maximum number of channels4


Number of independent receiver channels that can be used simultaneously in one single scan and in one single FoV, each generating an independent partial image


Power consumption

Eco-Power technology

Siting and Installation

System length from cover to cover

1.57 m

System weight (in operation)

4.2 tons

Minimum room size5

28 m²

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