OEC 9800 Handswitch & Footswitch Troubleshooting Basics

The X-ray hand switch and footswitch on your OEC 9800 are subject to a lot of wear and tear: being dropped, getting stomped on, and having their cables run over. There's a pretty good chance that, over the lifetime of your C-arm, you'll have a malfunction from one or the other at least once.

Some of these problems can be diagnosed and repaired. Others might simply require a total replacement. The video below will give you a brief overview of what proper functionality looks like, what some common problems with hand/footswitches are, and where you should look to find the causes of these problems.

Need an OEC 9800 hand or footswitch now? Grab your part number below and click here to order!


OEC 9800 Hand switch & Footswitch Troubleshooting Basics


Need a Replacement?

If your hand switch or footswitch troubleshooting has revealed the need for a replacement. We can help with that. Contact our parts team here and use the part numbers below to place an order. Our parts ship the same day and next day delivery is available.

OEC 9800 Handswitch: 00-901627-02 (or -03)

OEC 9800 Footswitch: 00-881060-02 (or -03)

For more information on handling X-ray switch problems, check out this blog:

How to Diagnose X-Ray Switch Errors for OEC C-Arms

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Chad Seelye

Chad Seelye is Vice President of Part Sales for Block Imaging. He loves to offer parts solutions that get customers excited about doing more with their equipment for less. Outside of work, he loves to explore new areas with his wife. It doesn't matter where they are, as long as they've never been there before. Chad also loves all things MSU basketball and football.