Well that will certainly keep me busy.
Thanks again for your clarity.
Let me see if I have this right: On my PR BiPAP Auto, Bi-Flex, 760P (with a pressure range of 6-16), if I can figure out how to change the internal PS settings to, min PS = 2 and max PS = 8, will that give me a starting (min) IPAP pressure of 8, and starting (min) EPAP of 8?
If not, what settings would work? What I'm trying to accomplish is a starting IPAP of 8-10 and a starting EPAP of 4-6.
Also, here's some good news (if it actually works). The Aprea Health Care respiratory supervisor in my area, has agreed to spend maybe 1/2 hour or so, looking at my sleepyhead data and interpreting it for me. He also knows my Kaiser Sleep Doc, but is apparently willing to spend the time to do this with me. This may only be because I was in tears on the phone, but nonetheless it worked!
If I can figure my situation out with the help of Bob (Aprea), I'm done with trying to get in line to talk to someone at Kaiser for fragmented (guarded?) explanations. Especially if I can get Bob's home phone.
Then all I have to do is thank everyone here again, and then see if I can sell my C-PAP.
I was originally thinking of keeping the C-PAP on our boat for short 2-3 day overnights so I didn't have to lug the Bi-PAP back and forth, but after a one day refresher test a couple of days ago, I found that the C-Pap was the source of a lot of stomach discomfort (air) and additional tiredness.
Also, now that I'm in a hotel working off my laptop vs my Galaxy fly-all-over-the-place screen in the car, I can better focus on what you've said and better construct my own posts and in more detail.
I'm still curious about the usage of the symbol "<==" in your previous msgs.
I got it all but the last paragraph. (Sorry)
I'm still not clear on what change in settings (if possible) would get me to a starting IPAP of 8-10 and a starting EPAP of 4-6.
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So if EPAP = 6 and IPAP = 14 = 6 + 8 and IPAP needs to be increased, then both the EPAP and IPAP will be increased by the same amount to keep PS = IPAP - EPAP <= max PS