(05-18-2015, 05:26 PM)Sleepster Wrote: It's hard to get information about firmware updates and even harder to perform them. The manufacturers are afraid, I think, because people could use firmware updates to do upgrades.
Some have theorized that the hardware is basically the same in most CPAP machines (as far as a CPAP vs. an Auto-CPAP of a particular manufacturer) and that one can change a standard CPAP into an auto-CPAP with a simple firmware upgrade)-- and that's why the manufacturers don't want to add a firmware upgrade option. (it would cut into their auto-CPAP market share if people were able to pay for a standard CPAP and flash the firmware, making it into a fancy auto.
If true, I'm surprised we haven't yet had an enterprising hacker attempt this sort of thing (on his own, legally-obtained CPAP machine, of course).
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