How to Download and Install CDR DICOM 5.14 for Windows
CDR DICOM 5.14 is a software that allows you to capture, enhance, and manage dental x-ray images using Schick sensors. It is compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7 operating systems. In this article, we will show you how to download and install CDR DICOM 5.14 for Windows in a few simple steps.
Step 1: Download CDR DICOM 5.14
To download CDR DICOM 5.14, you will need to visit the Schick Brand Software page on the Dentsply Sirona Support website[^3^]. There, you will find the link to download the latest version of CDR DICOM for Windows. Click on the link and save the file to your computer.
Step 2: Install CDR DICOM 5.14
Before installing CDR DICOM 5.14, make sure you have the following hardware requirements[^1^]:
Client or Standalone: Windows 10 Pro, Windows 8 Pro or Windows 7; Intel i5/i7 or equivalent; 8 GB RAM; 4GB Video graphics card - NVidia or ATI recommended; 500 GB hard drive (practice-specific, depends on number of patients); Intel USB 2.0 or 3.0
Server: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10 Pro (64 bit), Windows 8.1 Pro or Windows 7 Pro (64 bit); Intel i7 or equivalent; TCP/IP Networking Protocols (for DICOM Servers); 8GB RAM (minimum) / 16 GB RAM (recommended); 1 TB (recommended)
Once you have verified your hardware requirements, follow these steps to install CDR DICOM 5.14:
Run the downloaded file as an administrator.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation wizard.
If you are installing CDR DICOM on a server, you will need to install the server software first, then install the client software on each workstation. If you are installing CDR DICOM on a standalone computer, you only need to install the client software.
If you are upgrading from a previous version of CDR DICOM, you only need to install the client software on the server (if it has the client software installed) and each workstation. The server software only needs to be installed if the server machine is new or if a full reinstallation of the server is in progress.
After the installation is complete, restart your computer.
Step 3: Configure CDR DICOM 5.14
After installing CDR DICOM 5.14, you will need to configure some settings to optimize your image quality and performance. Here are some of the new features and options that you can customize in CDR DICOM 5.14[^1^]:
Enhancement Mode: This feature allows you to adjust the amount of sharpness in an image after it is acquired. You can choose between Mode A or Mode B by right-clicking on the image, selecting Enhancement, and selecting Mode A or Mode B.
Fixed Enhancement: This feature applies a fixed amount of enhancement to an image before it is displayed in the software. You can enable this feature by clicking System, Xray Settings, Image tab, and checking Apply Fixed Enhancement. You can also select the Task, Sharpen %, and Mixed Mode option that you want to use for fixed enhancement.
Sensor Tab: This tab shows what type of sensor is plugged into the remote box or USB module. You can choose between Maximus Sensor (for gen1 sensors), Maximus Gen 2 Sensor (for gen2 sensors), CDR Elite Sensor, Phoenix Sensor, or CDR Pluswire Sensor.