07-01-2016, 11:49 PM
(This post was last modified: 07-01-2016, 11:56 PM by HAVAGO.)
I am a newbie to the site.
Does anyone know correct procedure to adjust Ramp Time on the Fisher Paykal Sleep Style 600 machine.
My machine was originally set at Air pressure 12 Ramp Time 20 minutes.
As off last nights Cpap study, My machine is now Air pressure 18 while Ramp Time is still 20 minutes.
I need to change the Ramp Time to 40 - 45 minutes.
Appreciate any and all input
G'day Greg, welcome to Apnea Board.
I can't answer your question as I'm unfamiliar with your machine. However I wonder why you feel the need to increase the ramp time so much. Forgive me if I'm telling you stuff you already know, but the ramp is purely a comfort feature to allow the pressure to build up to pressure at a reasonable rate. Forty minutes is really a long time for the ramp and represents a big percentage of your night's therapy. Many machines don't actually respond to events during the ramp period, so if you do have apneas or hypopneas early in the night they won't get treated.
You can request the clinician manual for the SleepStyle 200 by following the link at the top of this page, but I don't think we have the manual for the 600.
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