I just got a Resmed S9 and H5i humidifier with the climate control tubing. But I have to questions about it.
1) If I set the temperature hi. How warm am I suppose to feel the air, the water inside and the plate? Because I has set it all the way hi and I don't feel it warm or hot. It's that normal?
2)I heard a noise every 3-4 seconds like a water or clicking noise coming somewhere around the humidifier where I think is near the blue/orange light. I didn't hear that noise in a friend's cpap and is the same one. Is this good?
My understanding is that the clicking noise you hear is the thermostat on the water heater element turning off/on to keep the water at the specified temperature.
The air won't be hot or even super warm....your body temperature is warmer than the max setting on the machine so it will always seem a bit cooler than you. It will be warmer than room air, though (just don't forget that moving air feels colder due to evaporation and wind chill).
The clicking is normal...as Ron mentioned, it has to do with the humidifier's heater. If you pre-heat your water, you'll hear it pretty distinctly when it is warming up. In my case, once my machine is on (i.e. CPAP is running), I don't hear the clicking anymore.
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