# Connect To Modality
# Check required information
To receive images from modalities, it needs to register SonicDICOM PACS information to modality.
The required information is only three that are "IP Address", "Port Number", and "AE Title".
The following explains each information.
# 1) IP Address
IP Address is like home address or telephone numbers on IP network.
On Windows default setting, IP Address is configured automatically when it connects to a network.
In this state, IP Address could be changed every time you start up the OS.
So you need to change this setting and fix the IP Address in devices that will do DICOM communication.
# 2) Port Number
This is the number to identify the program that the computer uses for communication.
The default Port Number of SonicDICOM PACS is "104".
# 3) AE Title
This is the name for identifying the application that will do DICOM communication.
The default AE Title of SonicDICOM PACS is "Provider1".
# Register SonicDICOM PACS information to modality
Please register SonicDICOM PACS "IP Address", "Port Number", and "AE Title" to modalities.
Register method differs depending on each modality, so please check with the manufacturer's support staff or another person who can assist.
The followings are the default values to be registered.
IP Address: please check individually (it is different depending on each environment) Port Number: 104 AE Title: Provider1
If you would like to use except for the default values, please change its settings on PACS Manager or Admin Settings of DICOM Viewer.
Information of SonicDICOM PACS (side of receiving images) is called "DICOM Provider".
Also, information of modalities (side of sending images) is called "DICOM User".
Information of modalities (DICOM User) will be registered automatically to SonicDICOM PACS once it receives images from modalities.
# Send images from modalities
After you complete registration of information, please send images from modalities in actual.
And please check the following points.
- Images be sent from modality to SonicDICOM PACS.
- SonicDICOM PACS receive images properly.
- SonicDICOM PACS can display images properly.
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