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Eliminated flow limits when switched to S mode
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Eliminated flow limits when switched to S mode
so I have an aircurve 10 Vauto, after 3 years of struggle, i have found that the best mode for me was "S" mode with EPAP and IPAP same @11.6 and easy breath on, Timax 2.0 and Ti min 0.6 Trigger low and Cycle Very high with ramp time 20mns as 8.6
 NO flow limits anymore not once!
I still have my arousal jerks issues but my question is:
IS there a cheaper Resmed machine that can produce the above settings?
Also if i travel is there a travel machine that can have the same options ?

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RE: Eliminated flow limits when switched to S mode
I don't believe that Flow Limitations show up when using S mode.

The same when using an AutoSet in Cpap mode. Flow Limitations only record in Auto mode.

Yes, you can duplicate the settings on a Cpap/Apap machine, but you won't have a lot of the "extra" settings that the VAuto has.

I don't know much about travel machines. The AirMini isn't compatible witH OSCAR.
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RE: Eliminated flow limits when switched to S mode
The VAuto in VAuto mode with Min Exp = Max Ins = 11.6 WILL produce the same results, daily variations excepted, but not the same report.

We often suggest just that to mimic S mode but get better, more complete reporting.
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RE: Eliminated flow limits when switched to S mode
Yes, when I placed my Vauto in S-Mode I was mightily impressed that I had no Flow Limitations. Cool

Until it was pointed out that FL are not recorded or displayed in the S-Mode !  Huhsign


Just for interest: Both my Vauto and AutoSet For Her (10) show FL when in CPAP mode, especially when I go flat e.g. min 8 max 8 with no EPR!

The ResMed For Her and Vauto are not that onerous to travel with, I don't think the AirMini allows many mask options either.

   
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RE: Eliminated flow limits when switched to S mode
In S mode no FL are recorded as stated above. Just wondering, if you are strugling with FL, why don't you use any pressure support? Your IPAP=EPAP.
VAuto is the machine to create PS but you don't seem to use that particular feature.
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RE: Eliminated flow limits when switched to S mode
(05-17-2022, 01:10 PM)OpalRose Wrote: The same when using an AutoSet in Cpap mode.  Flow Limitations only record in Auto mode.

Flow Limitations are reported on AutoSet in cpap mode (as well as by Elite fixed pressure machines).
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