Post Reply 
Flow Rate no longer being imported into Sleepyhead
Author Message
BreathlessTom Offline

Preferred Members

Posts: 27
Joined: Aug 2013

Machine: F & P ION Auto
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: Quattro FX
Humidifier: Built in
CPAP Pressure: 11-20
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Note in my doctors office: If you wake up breathing, Congratultions you have another chance

Sex: Male
Location: USA

Post: #11
RE: Flow Rate no longer being imported into Sleepyhead
I guess I should not post when is is late. I was looking at the wrong graph.. My Flow Rate graph is missing also. I have had times when only some of the night had flow data.
01-10-2015 10:47 AM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply

Donate to Apnea Board
Woodslinger Offline

Members

Posts: 18
Joined: Jan 2015

Machine: Fisher Paykel Icon+ Auto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed AirFit F10
Humidifier: Integrated into unit
CPAP Pressure: 11.5 - 16
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Every day I wake up and don't smell roses and hear organ music is a good day.

Sex: Male
Location: Wisconsin, USA

Post: #12
RE: Flow Rate no longer being imported into Sleepyhead
I should originally have clarified that Respiration Rate, Tidal Volume, Minute Ventilation, Inspiration Time, Expiration Time, and Mask Pressure had all disappeared as well.

My initial thought had been that the stick was filling up, and that more granular data was not being archived to the stick by the machine. However, the stick is only 25% full.
01-10-2015 12:50 PM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply
Woodslinger Offline

Members

Posts: 18
Joined: Jan 2015

Machine: Fisher Paykel Icon+ Auto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed AirFit F10
Humidifier: Integrated into unit
CPAP Pressure: 11.5 - 16
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Every day I wake up and don't smell roses and hear organ music is a good day.

Sex: Male
Location: Wisconsin, USA

Post: #13
RE: Flow Rate no longer being imported into Sleepyhead
Hey Buffalo Bob -

It's interesting that yours disappeared the same time mine did. Did you also do a memory stick upload to the "watchers" at that time? If not, then maybe it wasn't an update from FP, but rather an innate firmware bug with the machine.

You might well ask what can I still see for graphs? See attachment.
That's now it for graphs.
No more cool data mining, to see the intricacies of my nightly unconscious quest for air.


Attached File(s) Thumbnail(s)
   
(This post was last modified: 01-10-2015 02:06 PM by Woodslinger.)
01-10-2015 01:57 PM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply

Donate to Apnea Board
Buffalo Bob Offline

Preferred Members

Posts: 20
Joined: Oct 2014

Machine: F&P ICON+
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: resmed quattro air
Humidifier: F&P ICON+
CPAP Pressure: 6-16
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Retired US Military

Sex: Male
Location: Kaiserslautern Germany

Post: #14
RE: Flow Rate no longer being imported into Sleepyhead
Hello Woodslinger,

It is really strange that the charts that are now displayed on your system are exactly the same charts that are now displayed on my system. Nothing more or nothing less. I remember that once when I first got my machine that I could go to the drop down box on the right side of charts and choose which charts I wanted to view. I deselected a number of charts that were not of interest to me - but I definitely did not deselect the flow chart. I find that the flow chart to be of immense value in trouble shooting and figuring what is going on when I am asleep.

Like you said - probably some software bug that was activated somehow at the end of the year. I really would like to see the flow chart again.

By the way - I totally deinstalled sleeplyhead software and all files from my primary computer and reloaded a new download copy of sleeplyhead and reinstalled it and reinitialized it. I would have thought if it were a one time software glitch that would get rid of it. Unfortunately after I reinstalled sleepyhead again - I was still missing the flow chart. Also I am running sleepyhead on my laptop to use when I leave town - my laptop also has the same problem.

Regards,

Buffalo Bob
01-11-2015 08:42 AM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply
Woodslinger Offline

Members

Posts: 18
Joined: Jan 2015

Machine: Fisher Paykel Icon+ Auto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed AirFit F10
Humidifier: Integrated into unit
CPAP Pressure: 11.5 - 16
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Every day I wake up and don't smell roses and hear organ music is a good day.

Sex: Male
Location: Wisconsin, USA

Post: #15
RE: Flow Rate no longer being imported into Sleepyhead
Yeah. I've got Sleepyhead on a Mac, as well as on my HP laptop, with the issue identical on both. So, I was quite confident it isn't a Sleepyhead glitch. Like you, the flow rate gives me a portal of understanding unmatched. What with my being in the electrical power quality profession, analyzing waveforms is second nature to me. Very frustrating.

I've been half hoping that someone will come forth saying they know a way to get firmware updates or technical bulletins from Fisher Paykel. Certainly our DME providers wouldn't care to be of any assistance. As long as they know compliance, settings and treatment efficacy, the rest is not likely to be of any interest to them.
01-11-2015 12:01 PM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply

Donate to Apnea Board
Buffalo Bob Offline

Preferred Members

Posts: 20
Joined: Oct 2014

Machine: F&P ICON+
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: resmed quattro air
Humidifier: F&P ICON+
CPAP Pressure: 6-16
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Retired US Military

Sex: Male
Location: Kaiserslautern Germany

Post: #16
RE: Flow Rate no longer being imported into Sleepyhead
Hello Woodslinger,

Maybe the next approach would be to go directly to F&P technical support section and broach this problem with them. Going through your DME is a dead end road.

Bob
01-11-2015 01:49 PM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply
justMongo Offline

Monitors

Posts: 3,840
Joined: Sep 2013

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

Other Comments: μολὼν λαβέ

Sex: Male
Location: Калифорния

Post: #17
RE: Flow Rate no longer being imported into Sleepyhead
(01-11-2015 01:49 PM)Buffalo Bob Wrote:  Hello Woodslinger,

Maybe the next approach would be to go directly to F&P technical support section and broach this problem with them. Going through your DME is a dead end road.

Bob

I suggest a PM to user jedimark, who is the author of SleepyHead.
The error may be in SH's interpretation of F&P data. jedimark says of their data structure:


"Manufacturer failed to openly document this format.
Fails to keep flow data, even with a potentially huge datastick.
Very low resolution (2 minutes) event data, can't overlay over flow waveform.
Hideously stupid timestamp format."

http://sleepyhead.sourceforge.net/wiki/i...ata_Format

If made aware of what SH is presently reporting; and that it occurred at the end of 2014, he may know how to patch SH.

"Hideously stupid timestamp format" just sets off alarm bells to me.

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 OPINION ONLY AND NOT NECESSARILY A STATEMENT OF FACT.
01-11-2015 03:10 PM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply

Donate to Apnea Board
Woodslinger Offline

Members

Posts: 18
Joined: Jan 2015

Machine: Fisher Paykel Icon+ Auto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed AirFit F10
Humidifier: Integrated into unit
CPAP Pressure: 11.5 - 16
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Every day I wake up and don't smell roses and hear organ music is a good day.

Sex: Male
Location: Wisconsin, USA

Post: #18
RE: Flow Rate no longer being imported into Sleepyhead
I think I'll tackle FP tomorrow. Chances are they'll advise me to work thru my DME provider, but you never know.

This does bring up an interesting point. How do I tell them I've noticed the difference? Do I tell them I use Sleepyhead, and that's how I know?
01-11-2015 03:35 PM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply
archangle Offline
Wiki Editor
Advisory Members

Posts: 3,159
Joined: Feb 2012

Machine: ResMed S9 AutoSet
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Swift FX
Humidifier: ResMed S9 H5i
CPAP Pressure: 16-20
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead EncoreBasic

Other Comments: Happy PAPper

Sex: Undisclosed
Location: USA

Post: #19
RE: Flow Rate no longer being imported into Sleepyhead
Do the machines in question have some sort of cell modem or other data connection? Is it possible that the machine got a software update?

You might try starting with a fresh SD card and create a new user under SleepyHead. Maybe SH isn't interpreting the timestamp right after the new year. See if it is displaying the data for the wrong day.

Get the free SleepyHead software here.
Useful links.
Click here for information on the main alternative to CPAP.
If it's midnight and a DME tells you it's dark outside, go and check it yourself.
01-12-2015 03:31 AM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply

Donate to Apnea Board
Woodslinger Offline

Members

Posts: 18
Joined: Jan 2015

Machine: Fisher Paykel Icon+ Auto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed AirFit F10
Humidifier: Integrated into unit
CPAP Pressure: 11.5 - 16
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Every day I wake up and don't smell roses and hear organ music is a good day.

Sex: Male
Location: Wisconsin, USA

Post: #20
RE: Flow Rate no longer being imported into Sleepyhead
Only a proprietary Fisher Paykel SD card will fit into the slot. I would likely void my insurance coverage for the machine, if I hosed the data on the card.

Date/Time data are importing correctly time-stamped.

And try to find a phone number on the FPhcare.com site... NOT available to the unwashed masses, that I can discern.
(This post was last modified: 01-13-2015 08:26 PM by Woodslinger.)
01-13-2015 08:22 PM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  Help I get -- Connect a flow generator or data card and try again -- what can I do virgilstucker 5 107 Yesterday 07:15 AM
Last Post: OpalRose
  Leak rate numbers and interpretation KSMatthew 3 286 09-09-2016 04:45 PM
Last Post: zonk
  Flow rate data yankees123 2 292 09-06-2016 01:18 AM
Last Post: zonk
  Leak Rate graph Charlie Sue 2 533 03-12-2016 09:03 AM
Last Post: Charlie Sue
  No leak data imported into Sleepyhead PastorMeador 1 425 01-08-2016 06:08 PM
Last Post: Sleeprider

Forum Jump:

Who's Online (Complete List)