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

Battery backup report - real use
An elegant solution; especially for the PR 12V machines.
I wonder if the 12V to 24V Resmed up converters are designed for quasi-continuous use?
Or, just intended for the occasional need.

I have the up-converter and a 12V AGM battery on a Battery tender. I'd need to do the switch-over manually.
Here on the left coast we haven't had outages since the early millennium; and those were "politically" motivated (IMO).
They are predicting outages this summer.

I have an Astron SS25M supply (somewhere in the pile). I wonder if it has the Voltage trim to float the battery using the PWRgate switch.
[Image: 1F4m9Ift.jpg]
Post Reply Post Reply
(06-18-2016, 07:27 PM)justMongo Wrote: I wonder if the 12V to 24V Resmed up converters are designed for quasi-continuous use?
Or, just intended for the occasional need.

I don't know, but I would think they would be good for continuous use absent any warning or contrary instructions in their manuals or other literature. I would think it a standard thing for folks that live on boats or for others, like truckers, who sleep on their truck cabs a large part of their time.

I still have an S-9 I had before I found the PR560 on CL, bought and began really appreciating the PR System One machines. When I get a little further ahead on money, I will consider using the S-9 on this system with the ResMed DC converter, just to extend the life of the PR560 a few more years. And not end up just wasting the remaining life in the S-9. I think it may have like maybe 3,000 hours on it so it has a lot of life left. Though I do like how the PR machine works better.

Post Reply Post Reply

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Battery usage, while camping hansk 72 2,641 2 hours ago
Last Post: justMongo
  Battery setup Jrw1 8 157 06-22-2017, 10:36 PM
Last Post: Jrw1
  Battery pack update.. Ockrocket 30 1,065 06-21-2017, 09:26 PM
Last Post: personal111
  So, I got my first Sleepyhead report Crustycabs 18 470 06-21-2017, 05:09 PM
Last Post: quiescence at last
  [Equipment] Resmed S10 Sleep Report Reset ?? larry2001 6 193 06-10-2017, 04:59 PM
Last Post: CB91710
  Progress report David44142 7 430 06-07-2017, 11:14 AM
Last Post: David44142
  another progress report David44142 4 253 04-30-2017, 04:34 AM
Last Post: lmost

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts

About Apnea Board

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

For any more information, please use our contact form.