i know i sound like a broken record on this but my leak rate went to practically nothing when i switched to the F&P simplus mask, the seal on it rolls when you move your head around, wish i would have had some data from before but that is when I was using the S9 Escape and now I have the elite so i have the data logging now.
(04-12-2014, 12:49 PM)PaytonA Wrote: My straps are quite tight and I have found that my leakage spikes are due to leakage through my tear ducts. I am not sure about the rest. My leak rate very seldom falls to or near zero. In fact, it seems to hover around 10 l/min quite a bit. The leaks seem to reduce after about 2:00AM much of the time
You must have very large tear ducts!
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(04-12-2014, 12:49 PM)PaytonA Wrote: My leak rate very seldom falls to or near zero. In fact, it seems to hover around 10 l/min quite a bit. The leaks seem to reduce after about 2:00AM much of the time
If the mask you're using has a larger intentional vent rate than what your machine is expecting, the Leak plot may never get as low as zero, even when you are sure there are no significant leaks.
Likewise, if the mask you're using has a smaller intentional vent rate than what your machine is expecting, the Leak plot could end up falsely bottomed out at zero most of the time.
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It does go down to zero every now and then so it does not look like there is an incorrect constant. I have it set for the correct mask and hopefully ResMed knows the vent rates for their masks.