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In the past I have had no problem using a different make of mask to that of the APAP until my APAP was swapped.

For years I have been using the F & P Simplus with my Resmed S9 APAP with no problems but since my

S9 was swapped for a newer S9 I have had problems.

The APAP has been running at a much higher pressure, 19.6 average, than normal OUCH!!!.

Doing some testing sitting in a chair this morning I have found that using the Simplus for 15mins the pressure has increased to 12 and still rising but using a Resmed  Quattro Air the pressure stabilises at about 8 for the same period.

All I can think is that the lower exhaust rate of the Simplus is upsetting the S9.

I would like to continue to use the Simplus  but until I can find a answer then I will have to use a Resmed.  

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Has the new machine been set up properly to take a full face mask Edam?  Another theory is you might need a new Simplus cushion, as leaks could cause the pressure to raise.

The APAP is showing no leaks using the Simplus.

BUT

As the Simplus has a lower exhaust rate than a Resmed mask the leak rate information will not be accurate.

I will see which Resmed masks have a similar exhaust rate to the Simplus  and set the APAP for that type of mask..

That should give more accurate leak rate information

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