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mstiff027 Offline

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Getting up during the night?
When getting up during the night, say for instance to go to the lil girls room - should I take my mask off & keep the machine running? or is it safe that I turn it off, go to the lil girls room then turn it back on when I come back to bed[/color]? **If this question has been answered please direct me to the post thank you**[color=#9400D3]
04-09-2014 08:12 PM
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PaulaO2 Offline
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Post: #2
RE: Getting up during the night?
I just turn it off. It's easier and less noisier. The machine might get confused if you just leave it on and show it as a huge leak.

If you don't use a full face mask, there is a feature called "Auto Start" or similar. It detects when you take the mask off then turns itself off. Then it detects when you put it back on and turns itself back on.

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04-09-2014 08:16 PM
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Post: #3
RE: Getting up during the night?
(04-09-2014 08:16 PM)PaulaO2 Wrote:  I just turn it off. It's easier and less noisier. The machine might get confused if you just leave it on and show it as a huge leak.

If you don't use a full face mask, there is a feature called "Auto Start" or similar. It detects when you take the mask off then turns itself off. Then it detects when you put it back on and turns itself back on.

PaulaO2 -- Why would one not use autostart with a FFM?

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04-09-2014 08:23 PM
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mstiff027 Offline

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RE: Getting up during the night?
I thought the auto start feature was activated on my device PaulaO2, but seems as though when I take my mask off the machine continues to run. How can I activate that feature?
04-09-2014 08:44 PM
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Gabby Offline

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Post: #5
RE: Getting up during the night?
Welcome to the world of CPAP.
I just turn the machine off and then start her up again. No problems.
Good luck...

Sleep Tight...
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04-09-2014 08:48 PM
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PaulaO2 Offline
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Post: #6
RE: Getting up during the night?
JustMongo: It has something to do with their valve system.

mstiff: It's called Smart Start, actually, now that I have looked it up. If it is not on your main screen under Settings, it is in the Clinicians Menu under Options. Do you have the Clinician's manual? You can get it here:
http://www.apneaboard.com/adjust-cpap-pr...tup-manual

Scroll about halfway down the page to Section Two. Then find your machine.

That manual will tell you how to get into the Clinician's menu. If you want to know right now, let us know and we'll talk you through it.

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04-09-2014 09:55 PM
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Doc J Offline

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Post: #7
RE: Getting up during the night?
I'm not a fan of the "smart start" I did use it on my old machine, but I would rather just push the button to stop and again to start. No leaks show up just a sliver or more in time blank on the data. I guess whatever floats your boat.
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04-09-2014 10:15 PM
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Post: #8
RE: Getting up during the night?
(04-09-2014 08:23 PM)justMongo Wrote:  Why would one not use autostart with a FFM?
It was not available when the S9 first came out but later models you can use SmartStart with full face masks
The only thing might not work at pressure below 7 cmh2o using nasal pillows
04-09-2014 11:09 PM
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RE: Getting up during the night?
I just shut it down and restart it when I get back. No problem that way. Smile

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04-10-2014 05:39 AM
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RE: Getting up during the night?
(04-10-2014 05:39 AM)Shastzi Wrote:  I just shut it down and restart it when I get back. No problem that way. Smile
Me too. What's so hard about that? I like to push my own buttons.
04-10-2014 06:16 AM
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