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lewisag Offline

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Machine: resmed s10
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Post: #1
Date setting
Fellow members my Resmed S10 allways challenges the date I set it do even though it is correct. Any thoughts ?[font=Arial][/font]
04-16-2015 05:08 AM
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justMongo Offline

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Machine: ResMed VPAP Auto (S9)
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Mirage Quattro
Humidifier: ResMed H5i
CPAP Pressure: 18 IPAPmax - 11 EPAPmin, PS=5
CPAP Software: Other Software

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Post: #2
RE: Date setting
If you are going backward in time, these machines balk at being set back to a date/time that is before data that's on the machine.
Usually the annual rollback from DST to standard time is not an issue as long as it's done in the afternoon.
Resmed's new day (as far as data aggregation is concerned,) begins and ends at noon. (The date still rolls over at midnight)

Where people have difficulty is when they buy a machine from, say the US, for use in a time zone that's some hours behind the US.
Or, for world traveler's who insist on setting the clock to local time.

The key seems to be, to roll back the time in the afternoon, a few hours per day, until the time is correct.

It's a little trickier across the international dateline. Changing the date back 1 day is also a problem.
Any setback to the time/date to time/date for which the machine holds data is seen as an error.
I think people handle that by the same method as for time; but set the clock to just before midnight and roll the date back 1 day.

The quick fix is to erase all data on the machine; then set the date/time. Everything on the ResMed can be cleared/reset except total run hours.

I know I explained that in a round-about way -- hope you get the idea.

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04-16-2015 05:47 AM
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Terry Offline

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Machine: Philips Respironics RemStar Auto with A-Flex (560P)
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Mask Make & Model: P/R Nuance & Pap Cap
Humidifier: Integrated
CPAP Pressure: Auto
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Post: #3
RE: Date setting
(04-16-2015 05:08 AM)lewisag Wrote:  Fellow members my Resmed S10 allways challenges the date I set it do even though it is correct. Any thoughts ?[font=Arial][/font]

Why do you need to change the date frequently?

Generally, timezone/DST changes are handled by your computer.
04-16-2015 06:10 AM
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Mark Douglas Offline

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Machine: Sys 1 (60) RemStar BiPAP Auto with Bi-Flex 760P Auto Bi-Level (Variabl
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Post: #4
RE: Date setting
Last time I set a date I ended up married..........

I use my PAP machine nightly and I feel great!
Updated: Philips Respironics System One (60 Series)
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Rise Time x3 Fixed Bi-Level EPAP 9.0 IPAP 11.5 (cmH2O)
04-16-2015 11:28 AM
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