Hello Guest, Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address.

or Create an Account


New Posts   Today's Posts

[Equipment]  LONG Climateline hose
#1
Question 
I would like to try a Climateline hose but they only come in 6-foot lengths. To reach my head, I need a hose that is at least 8-feet long. Can the Climateline hoses be hooked together (in series)?
INFORMATION ON APNEA BOARD FORUMS OR ON APNEABOARD.COM SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS MEDICAL ADVICE. 
ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN BEFORE SEEKING TREATMENT FOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING SLEEP APNEA.
INFORMATION POSTED ON THE APNEA BOARD WEB SITE AND FORUMS ARE PERSONAL OPINIONS ONLY AND NOT NECESSARILY STATEMENTS OF FACT.
Post Reply Post Reply



Donate to Apnea Board  
#2
Nope. I just checked on the hose and only one end has the power connection and the other end is just a tube so there is no way to transfer the power. However, I see no reason why you couldn't use a short pigtail at the end to make up the two feet you need extra..... Just a thought.
If everyone thinks alike, then someone isn't thinking.
Everyone knows something, together we could know everything.
Post Reply Post Reply
#3
(11-01-2014, 11:50 PM)PollCat Wrote: I would like to try a Climateline hose but they only come in 6-foot lengths. To reach my head, I need a hose that is at least 8-feet long. Can the Climateline hoses be hooked together (in series)?

I use the wisp nasal mask and it comes with a hose that attaches to the climate line tube and extends the length. Not sure if your nasal pillows has that or not.
Post Reply Post Reply
#4
If you do use a non-heated hose for an extender hose you might want to have a "hose cozy" or something to help keep the air in the hose warm.

A hose cozy can be bought, made from polar fleece or a sweater sleeve or a leg warmer or sock with the toe cut out. Just make sure it is light weight so it does not drag the hose down.
Evpraxia in the Pacific Northwest USA
Diagnosed: 44 AHI when supine, O2 down to 82%
Treated since 20 Sept 2014:: 0.7 AHI, Settings 7-15, EPR on Full Time at Level 3
Better living through CPAP/APAP machines!
Post Reply Post Reply
#5
I've used a hose cozy on my standard hoses for several years! I'm just toying with the idea of getting a Climateline hose to see if I'd sleep any better with warmer air being blown into my nose. Given the logistics of my machine location relevant to my head, I need a hose that is at least 8' long - preferably 10' long.
INFORMATION ON APNEA BOARD FORUMS OR ON APNEABOARD.COM SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS MEDICAL ADVICE. 
ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN BEFORE SEEKING TREATMENT FOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING SLEEP APNEA.
INFORMATION POSTED ON THE APNEA BOARD WEB SITE AND FORUMS ARE PERSONAL OPINIONS ONLY AND NOT NECESSARILY STATEMENTS OF FACT.
Post Reply Post Reply



Donate to Apnea Board  


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Leaking: long time user suddenly unable to diagnose and solve leak issue(s) Sora 6 70 31 minutes ago
Last Post: bonjour
  How long are your OA/UA/CA events? Do they cause heart palpitations/racing heart? MyronH 5 135 Yesterday, 05:04 AM
Last Post: holden4th
  ResMed Heated Hose--Doesn't Really Turn Off Snorzz 8 285 02-19-2018, 09:49 PM
Last Post: Gary1of2
  Need resommendations for mouth tape and hose strapI CZOscar 25 856 02-14-2018, 12:53 PM
Last Post: edfreeman
  Rainout with heated hose Emmet 11 408 02-14-2018, 07:22 AM
Last Post: Emmet
  [CAs] How long Before CAs Diminish? Doza 12 494 02-05-2018, 04:13 PM
Last Post: Doza
  [Equipment] Heated Hose and Supplemental Oxygen for REMStar Auto ydnar723 20 1,211 01-26-2018, 07:09 AM
Last Post: Walla Walla

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts




About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.