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Heated tube question

I just got a new tube for my AirSense10 but I don’t feel it warm. I raised the temp to 86 and still won’t feel warm to the touch. I feel my nose doesn’t get so cold during the night but worry of the tube may not be working properly. When I plug it it friendly states it is plugged, just like it says on the manual. Any experience you can share with me would be appreciated. Thanks!
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You won't feel any heat from the outside of the tube.
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Not to dispute Walla Walla, but I can feel the heated hose warming a bit on mine. I do think it's never going to feel hot; 86° F max isn't really that hot IMO. The factors that affect this the most are the heated hose setting you're using, and then the room temperature. An example is my setting: my hose setting is 86° F. in a room that is 73° F. And my hose runs under the blanket for most of the last 2 feet.


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Hi Botasyorgos,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
My heated hose never gets hot, but it gets slightly warm to the touch.
Good luck with CPAP therapy, hang in there for more responses to your post.
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Thank you for the responses. I feel better knowing it’s not broken. Sleep tight! Good night.
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