So that's where it is!
Thanks Archangel. I've looked for it several times. I didn't know about holding those two buttons down. The sleep quality report is quite detailed, much more so than the other sleep quality report from just hitting the info button.
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Hi bobschurst, WELCOME! to the forum.!
Best of luck to you.
I have been useing the ResMed S8 with the breeze mask for 6 years. The S8 start stop button is malfunctioning ( I can use the start stop function by breathing so dont really need the button anyway)The heated humidifer has a mind of its own and mostly doesnt work heat wise, but I get some humidity without heat.
I think the alogrythm was off because it became hard to breath but when I cleared all the data it seems to recognize my breathing pattern again and is easy to breath with it.
So I can get by with the S8 but have read the S9 is really super so I thought it would be smart to get it while I still had 2 health insurance companys.
I just got the ResMed S9 from a durable medical supplier. I have not used the S9 yet because of the many red flags I noticed from the supplier. I also noticed the heated hose did not have the new plastic smell. Anyway the DMS said both were new but since I did not think so they are going to send me new equipment. They also said I could keep the old heated hose! They told me I could also keep the Swift LT mask. ( At first I told them to bring the mask my Dr. ordered the Swift FX - they said they would but I would have to pay for it because the home educator had opened the package so I could not return the LT . I told them the home educator said she brought that mask because it was the closest mask to the one my Dr. ordered).I told them to bring the right mask and that I wasnt paying for the Swift LT - they said OK! Suprised they would say to keep the LT it kinda makes me think I am going to get blindsided in some way from this outfit.
They also said this time they would send a respitory therapist (not a home educator) out to set up my machine and adjust my mask. Somehow I dont think a respitory therapist would grab the closest mask to the one ordered by the sleep Dr. and think it is OK.
I also told the DMS this time to bring the correct information on how much the machine costs and what my insurance covers. The girl that brought the machine said I did not owe anything but when I call the DMS I can get no info on the machine cost or what my insurance pays. A red flag for me is the total cost on the work order is $789.20 allot less than I would pay at a good online CPAP store for the S8,humidifer,heated hose and mask. So I am thinking that since they listed the cost of CPAP at $150.00 it is either very used or this is a lead in to the monthly rental fee of which they have not mentioned anything.The work order listed $384.44 for the humidifier included W/Unit so I am thinking it smells new and the price looks like new on the humidifer.
Anyway I have given you a glimps of what is going on!
I do hope I am not being unreasonable with the medical supplier- it looks by the menue that this is a new machine but I know what my nose smells and my eyes see = a very wornout plastic sticker ( advising a number to call for medical supplies). A worn out sticker on a new machine ???
Agree with Paula02, sure is nice to know about the detailed sleep report buttons- Thanks!
Have been learing allot by reading posts from other members- awesome.
Sorry for so much yakaty yak - lol