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Dreamstation Humidifier Question
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(03-19-2017, 11:53 AM)JT01 Wrote: I cannot understand why if machine is set to adaptive there are still adjustable  humidifier & heat settings

The adaptive refers to the pressures. Humidity and heat are mainly comfort settings. I use humidity and heat as it helps keep my lungs from drying out over night and exacerbating my asthma.
                                                                                                                                                                                  
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The fixed mode keeps a constant heat on the humidifier plate. Under certain conditions the fixed setting can allow condensation in the hose causing rain out. The adaptive mode adapts the heat applied to the humidifier plate to the surrounding conditions in order to prevent condensation. The humidity settings, 0-5, allow the level of humidity to be selected in either mode. The adaptive mode works very well for me, especially when using a heated hose.

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I use FlashPAP to load data from a FlashAir III wifi sd card in my machine to my computer and display it with SleepyHead .
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#23
I have always used manual settings. They result in generally higher humidity than the automatic or adaptive settings.
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#24
I switched it to manual for one night. The rainout experience made me decide to never put it on manual again!

So adaptive is where it's at for me.
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#25
That is what happens to me, Hydrangea. It works best for me if I put my machine in adaptive mode with a setting of 2 or 3, depending on the season. If I use a setting over 2 in the cooling season my tank will run dry every once in a while. I'm able to run a setting of 3 during the heating season unless a cold front drives the ambient humidity down.

"....respiration,—a troublesome practice, but one which custom has rendered necessary to our easy existence...." Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens- 1837

I use FlashPAP to load data from a FlashAir III wifi sd card in my machine to my computer and display it with SleepyHead .
robysue's Beginner's Guide to SleepyHead
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