Hello Guest, Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address.

or Create an Account

New Posts   Today's Posts

A New Backup Power Source for XPAPs?
Just an FYI message for those of you who may be looking for a backup power source, or for remote area power, there is a soon to be shipping device called a "River Mobile Power Station". Although expensive, it looks to provide a lot of power options for all kinds of power needs. It features a 116,000mAh/412Wh Li-ion battery with a total output of 500 Watts. They even say that it can power a refrigerator for upto 10 hours. It also has a solar power option.

Not endorsing this product since I already have backup solutions, however if I did not, I would seriously consider it. Note that it is a "crowd funded" product, but it has far exceeded its funding goal and is stated to start shipping this summer. Just Google the product's name and you should be able to find it if you are interested.
Post Reply Post Reply

Donate to Apnea Board  
$500 to pre-order through Indegogo. I do not personally trust that that means a device will be delivered in July. I'm sorry but the Airing CPAP totally blew my faith that Indigogo is anything but a fundraising scam, although this looks potentially real. There is no protection for this "investment" and the specifications are pretty generalized in the FAQ. The company behind this funding campaign EcoFlowTech, is the holder of a vapor product at the moment and has no history of production and delivery. The actual offering is from a shell company called RainFactory which promotes itself as a digital marketing company.

The battery itself is huge for this li-ion format. If very very good safety protocols are not designed into the unit for charging and discharge limits, it could result in a really impressive fire.

Run away!
Post Reply Post Reply
Who knows? That is the gamble you take with crowd funded products. I have two Indiegogo products that we bought into early, one is OK, the other one is doing fine. There is a lot of battery in that small box! It will be interesting to see if we hear of any fires. I don't think that we will be seeing any on airplanes. I hope it works as advertised, a lot of potential uses.
Post Reply Post Reply

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  [Equipment] Alternate power supply Ralph199 12 322 9 hours ago
Last Post: Ralph199
  How to find Backup rate set in machine? carolyn123 4 153 02-14-2018, 07:36 PM
Last Post: trish6hundred
Idea Power Outages: What's Your Experience? Sheepish 27 847 02-10-2018, 02:12 AM
Last Post: jaswilliams
  ResMed AirCurve 10 Vauto Power Plug mikeh99 7 296 01-15-2018, 06:07 PM
Last Post: CB91710
  Backup power options for CPAP machines terp1984 33 2,345 01-04-2018, 10:42 PM
Last Post: Mosquitobait
Question AirStart 10 CPAP as a backup machine TimtheEnchanter 13 526 12-15-2017, 12:43 AM
Last Post: DeepBreathing
  [Equipment] Can I use my UK Elite power connector and plug with the American For Her machine? Apnea Infant 10 287 12-04-2017, 05:54 PM
Last Post: Apnea Infant

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts

About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.