06-28-2016, 01:43 AM
(This post was last modified: 06-28-2016, 01:44 AM by shokk.)
Hi fellow Cappers.
I need some advice with this smallish problem if anybody has any info. I woke @about 4.30 am experiencing some rainout problems. I hung the tubing up thinking it would dry out during the day, but it didn't get all of the condensation out.
I am hoping someone knows a good and fairly quick way to get it out. I also hope there is no other underlying problem that caused the problem in the first place.i no doubt will find out tonight. Thank you.
G'day Shokk. A small amount of condensation is always going to occur in the tube and in my opinion is of little consequence unless you start getting water drops coming through the mask. I believe you've been having unusually cold weather up your way, which might be contributing to the problem. You can minimise rainout by cranking up the hose temperature (I run mine at 27 degrees in summer and 30 the rest of the year). Also try to arrange things so that the machine is lower than your bed so any condensation which does occur will drain back towards the machine. To dry out the hose you could try running the machine without the water tank for a while (I think this is possible with the A10), with the hose in this case running down from the machine so any droplets are expelled down and out.
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Hey, Deep breathing, Thanks for the reply. Yes we are having some colder than normal weather at the moment. I have the temp set @30 degrees. The machine is on the floor on top of a board so that it is not sitting on carpet. Probably about 60 cm lower than the bed.
I am not sure, but I thought the machine needed water tank connected. There were quite a lot of water droplets and condensation in the hose this morning. There is still fair bit in it even tonight. I will look into that a bit more. Actually there was even water on the board around the machine this morning.
I will just have to see what happens tonight. Hopefully the machine and water tank haven't stuffed up altogether. Thanks again. Regards, shock.