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[CPAP] Software for reading data on sd card
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Can anyone tell me if there is "free" software I can download to read the data on my ResMed escape machine? Regards, Bill.Thanks[/size]
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The ResMed Escape series does not collect data to read. You were taken advantage of by your DME when they gave you that machine. I would advise you work with your doctor to get an updated script for a full data machine and take this one back immediately. You normally only have 30 days. You want at least the Elite series.
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Yep, Mark is correct. The S9 Escape is not a data-capable machine.

Please read Archangle's article on machine choices, here:

http://www.apneaboard.com/wiki/index.php...ne_Choices

Once you get a data-capable machine, you will need to get a cheap $15-20 SD card reader for your personal computer, and then install the software. You can find info on how to get software for free in this area:

http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Forum-P...-and-Links

(forum login required to access the above link).

The two main software packages are ResScan (only works with ResMed machines) and SleepyHead (works with both newer ResMed, Philips-Respironics and DeVilbiss Intellipap machines).

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Hi billy,,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
What STL Mark ans SuperSleeper said.
Best of luck with CPAP therapy.
trish6hundred
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Thanks for getting back to me so quickly, it at least gives me something to follow up. I wanted to monitor my "apnea" events myself and keep check of things in general. Smile God bless all!
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(08-23-2013, 12:12 PM)billy.bates Wrote: Can anyone tell me if there is "free" software I can download to read the data on my ResMed escape machine? Regards, Bill.Thanks[/size]

I made the same mistake. I got the ResMed Escape but was able to go back to my provider and upgrade to the ResMed AirSense 10 Autoset. There are 2 software programs I found on Apnea Board. The Sleepyhead and ResScan software. Since there is so much support for the Sleepyhead software I opted to use it instead of the ResScan. I was not able to download it, however, because my internet protection software (Norton 360) reported it was not safe. Since so many were and had been using it for years I decided to override Norton and download it anyway. On downloading it Norton said it contained the "Trojan Gen 2" virus. I decided then to trust the Norton software and use the ResScan software. I know the author of Sleepyhead swears that it doesn't contain "malware" but I trust Norton to know whether it does or doesn't.
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(05-16-2016, 08:14 AM)Hawker19 Wrote: SleepyHead . . . On downloading it Norton said it contained the "Trojan Gen 2" virus. I decided then to trust the Norton software . . . I know the author of Sleepyhead swears that it doesn't contain "malware" but I trust Norton to know whether it does or doesn't.

My internet provider provides Norton A/V for free and I tried it. Over time(about a month) it started flagging everything as a virus. I started looking at reviews for this product and found many of them listed the problems I was having with it. I have since moved on to other A/V software. . . No more problems!

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(05-16-2016, 08:56 AM)Crimson Nape Wrote:
(05-16-2016, 08:14 AM)Hawker19 Wrote: SleepyHead . . . On downloading it Norton said it contained the "Trojan Gen 2" virus. I decided then to trust the Norton software . . . I know the author of Sleepyhead swears that it doesn't contain "malware" but I trust Norton to know whether it does or doesn't.

My internet provider provides Norton A/V for free and I tried it. Over time(about a month) it started flagging everything as a virus. I started looking at reviews for this product and found many of them listed the problems I was having with it. I have since moved on to other A/V software. . . No more problems!

I just found out that it is possible for Norton flag viruses when there are none. My error. If everybody is using SleepyHead with no problems I may change to another virus protection software. Thanks for the heads up.
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(05-16-2016, 08:56 AM)Crimson Nape Wrote:
(05-16-2016, 08:14 AM)Hawker19 Wrote: SleepyHead . . . On downloading it Norton said it contained the "Trojan Gen 2" virus. I decided then to trust the Norton software . . . I know the author of Sleepyhead swears that it doesn't contain "malware" but I trust Norton to know whether it does or doesn't.

My internet provider provides Norton A/V for free and I tried it. Over time(about a month) it started flagging everything as a virus. I started looking at reviews for this product and found many of them listed the problems I was having with it. I have since moved on to other A/V software. . . No more problems!

Which A/V software are you using now?
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"Which A/V software are you using now?"

NOD32/ESET
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