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CPAP Machine Repair
#1

Greetings.

I have been using a Resmed S8 Escape CPAP machine for 12 years now.

I have 2 of these machines, they have been VERY reliable, as well as quiet and durable.

One of my machines has developed a problem with the on/off switch, it is hard to start, I must press very hard to activate the maching.

I am considering an attempt at repairing it myself, as I am experienced at small applience repair/diagnostics, but I need a 'plan B' in case I fail.

Does anyone have information or experience at repairing these machines? I want as much information as possible before I dissassemble the machine.

Any info will be helpful: r.cline7@yahoo.com

Thank you,

RCline7
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#2
(12-03-2015, 02:33 PM)RCline7 Wrote: Greetings.

I have been using a Resmed S8 Escape CPAP machine for 12 years now.
Hi RCline
The machine served you quite well for 12 years, time to look for a data capable (S8 Escape is not) new machine
For a piece of mind, important to evaluate how the treatment is working. A lots of things might occurred over the years, cannot tell without data
I wouldn't spend time and money repairing these machines, CPAP technology has come a long way
CPAP guide http://www.apneaboard.com/wiki/index.php...ne_Choices
Supplier #2 is a popular source for new and gently used machines http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Thread-...plier-List
They may accept the original prescription or you might need to get a new from your doctor, there're other people who can write CPAP script too

Welcome
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#3
You really should get a newer machine.

However, if your set on trying a self repair on the switches, here's an old link on this forum:
http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Thread-...2#pid83022

And welcome.
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#4
RCline7 welcome to ApneaBoard where you'll get lots of helpful information and advice!

Good luck continuing your therapy!
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#5
Hi RCline7,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
Good luck to you with fixing your Machine and much success to you with your CPAP therapy.
trish6hundred
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#6
I got a BRAND NEW S-8 Autoset II from supplier 2 for a really smoking price earlier this year. Still there ....

OMMOHY
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