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Battery Pack for Respironics System One
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Hello, I've been on Respironics System One auto CPAP since July 2013 and all is going well so far. I'm taking a long flight in some weeks and I'm looking for a battery pack for my machine according to the airline's requirements below. I would highly appreciate any help please regarding this matter as Respironics doesn't manufacture FDA approved battery packs. Requirements for battery pack:

- FDA approved
- dry cell battery
- protected from short circuit
- packaged in a manner that protects battery from physical damage
- designed with recessed battery terminals; or packaged so that the battery terminals do not contact metal objects (including the battery terminals of other batteries).

Thanks.
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#2
Hi Katos, welcome aboard
Supplier #1 have a battery Kit for Philips Respironics and Covidien Machines sell for $208.99 and $328.95 for 60 series machine
Supplier List http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Thread-...plier-List

I would not buy one just for the flight, ResMed batteries are about $700, don,t forget plug adapter to whatever country you,re going
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#3
Hi Katos,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
I know Respironics makes jell cell battery packs that come in cases.
Hang in there for more suggestions, have a nice trip, and best of luck to you.
trish6hundred
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#4
Turning off the humidifier on your CPAP machine will greatly prolong the battery life.
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#5
Some planes have power sources -- have you checked?

Also I have purchased small battery packs that would run my laptop; don't know if there is enough power in these but they are about 3/4" thick and the size of a laptop so you can put them UNDER the laptop.

Quite a bit of time on a laptop but might not work for your machine very long. YMMV
Sweet Dreams,

HerbM
Sleep study AHI: 49 RDI: 60 -- APAP 10-11 w/AHI: 1.5 avg for 7-days (up due likely to hip replacement recovery)

"We can all breathe together or we will all suffocate alone."
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