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My Philips respironics is mibehaving and I am on holiday. Hoping someone can help.
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My APAP machine has been my best friend until two nights ago. It suddenly started to blast me with constant pressure and kept me an hubby awake all night long. I have to add I have a rotten cold and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Nov 30.

Unusual results
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I have had my CPAP machine for 1 year 5 months and have felt a lot better whilst using it. One of my symptoms was incredible pain in my hands and arms during the night. The first night I used an APAP…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Hope Oct 27, 2013.

I have had a heavy cold which has left me with a chesty cough, is it best to use cpap with the humidifier or without?
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I have had the cold for a few days now and it has moved to my chest. I also have asthma so have made sure I have kept up use of steroid inhaler and reliever. I use the steroid every day. Before I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by paula jones Oct 5, 2012.

Why do I feel worse this week than I did my first week on CPAP?
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My first week was amazing. I was awake, alert and no longer living in a fog. We celebrated by going out to the cinema and I stayed awake! All was great but then for the past four days I feel just as…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry Vella Jun 14, 2012.

 

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Kath Hope replied to Judith-Ann Wardlaw's discussion My Philips respironics is mibehaving and I am on holiday. Hoping someone can help.
"Judith, in a case like this, when you need to assess if it's actually damage or just a re-set you need, I would recommend you make a call to Philips Respironics. Tel 0800 1300 840 which is reception and  then ask to speak to the Technical…"
Nov 30
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My Philips respironics is mibehaving and I am on holiday. Hoping someone can help.

My APAP machine has been my best friend until two nights ago. It suddenly started to blast me with constant pressure and kept me an hubby awake all night long. I have to add I have a rotten cold and sore throat too.Last night when putting my mask on I noticed the screen showed lots more information than usual. We had a very rough landing and it did bounce as did we all. Then in the airport a member of security knocked hubby over and the machine hit the ground hard.......Then last night I tried…See More
Nov 30

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My Interest in Sleep Apnoea
I have Sleep Apnoea
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CPAP
If Machine Being Used, What Make? (e.g., Respironics M Series with A-Flex Auto-Adjusting CPAP)
S9 Escape with humidifier. S9 set by clinic at 12.2.
If Mask Being Used, What Type? (e.g., ResMed Activa Nasal Mask)
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At 17:32 on June 10, 2012, Lisa said…

Hi, Judith-Ann, welcome to the forum.  You asked how you could find out about your AHIs. I am not certain as I don't have that machine (mine is one of the S8 series), but I think the S9 Escape machine you are using may only give you the basic hours of use. Often the clinics seem to issue machines which give just this basic information.

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Kev Behr replied to Kev Behr's discussion !2v to 24v adaptor for caravan use
"There is a guy on YouTube who would suss it out, but you'd need to send him one to test, Bigclive.com he doesn't like stupid electric systems regardless of voltage. https://www.youtube.com/user/bigclivedotcom"
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Sleep2snore replied to Kev Behr's discussion !2v to 24v adaptor for caravan use
"It is the specially made plugs that beats us from making a power supply with all the protection built in. Where do you get a plug that looks like that.  If it is a NHS machine you dare not change anything, and if it is one you bought you have…"
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Kev Behr replied to Kev Behr's discussion !2v to 24v adaptor for caravan use
"It needs to be either a lot cheaper than that Kath or we're better of using theirs, it is a quite simple bit of kit,, certainly no more complicated than what you would need to power a TV etc, they are just profiteering off gullible people, who…"
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Kev Behr replied to Kev Behr's discussion !2v to 24v adaptor for caravan use
"If DC paower = no humidifier, as it only blows through it, I'd get a bowl in front of the intake and let it suck through it, seemples, just don't let it suck the actual water into it of course."
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Kath Hope replied to Kev Behr's discussion !2v to 24v adaptor for caravan use
"I'm no expert or power solutions, but do have a motorhome and we had a socket installed next to the bed and just use the hook up.  If you want to go off-course which we haven't done yet as still new to the motorhome, check out the…"
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Sleep2snore replied to Kev Behr's discussion !2v to 24v adaptor for caravan use
"I am the same, do you convert power twice at a cost to power, or do you get the dc/dc adapter and save on power.  The power adapter can protect against reversed polarity and cut off the power if the voltage in the battery gets to low.  It…"
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Kev Behr replied to Kev Behr's discussion !2v to 24v adaptor for caravan use
"I was wondering if the central pin was a dummy, not a electronics wizard, so not sure how a + & - would work anyway. I think it has to be a inverter or bite the damned bullet and get the insanely priced adaptor, and as I'm from Yorkshire…"
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Sleep2snore replied to Kev Behr's discussion !2v to 24v adaptor for caravan use
"No, the meter is in the shed built in for now. It is an odd plug, otherwise you could build your own power supply. I think this is a special made plug just for ResMed machines. I have never seen one before anyway!"
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Kev Behr replied to Kev Behr's discussion !2v to 24v adaptor for caravan use
"This 3 part plug, have you put a meter on it to see what if anything the three contacts produce yet when plugged into the mains, I just tried with my meter, and the damned battery is flat, forgot to turn it off."
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Kev Behr replied to Kev Behr's discussion !2v to 24v adaptor for caravan use
"Thanks, the last twice I've been away, I left the machine at home, I felt fine, I don't think I have as many incidents as some. I recently bought a blood oxygen meter to try monitoring while on the CPAP, and also when not to see if there…"
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Sleep2snore replied to Kev Behr's discussion !2v to 24v adaptor for caravan use
"Yes, made in China, what isn't these days, however, it is fine if made for a company like that to a standard.  However, there is no guarantee that one made and sold on Ebay or Amazon will be made to anything like the same standards. …"
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Kev Behr replied to Kev Behr's discussion !2v to 24v adaptor for caravan use
"The data label on my Resmed Autosense 10, which you might notice is made in China. And I thought perhaps this inverter,…"
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"I found it hard to reply to you and sent your message back to you yes the machine is still for sale are you intrested"
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