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Larger Water Tank for Airsense 10
#1
Larger Water Tank for Airsense 10
I find that I am running out of water well before the end of night. 

Has anyone experimented with ways to expand the tank capacity?
Brian

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RE: Larger Water Tank for Airsense 10
How about using an external room humidifier, like one of those ultrasonic ("cool air") units ? If the room air is humidified a little to start, the cpap can add what it needs without emptying the tank so quickly.
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RE: Larger Water Tank for Airsense 10
I have not had that problem yet, but I bought a spare tank so that when it gets really cold and the heat runs all night long I can have the tank filled up and on the bedside table and swap them out if I run out of water.
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RE: Larger Water Tank for Airsense 10
(11-09-2021, 02:43 PM)Superstar Wrote: I have not had that problem yet, but I bought a spare tank so that when it gets really cold and the heat runs all night long I can have the tank filled up and on the bedside table and swap them out if I run out of water.

Other than a stand-alone humidifier unit, that sounds like the best solution.  Cool
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RE: Larger Water Tank for Airsense 10
I have (2) ResMed AutoSense 10 AutoSet CPAP machines

One the VA provided to me in November Serial # 232126***** made in Jul 2021

One I bought on Facebook Marketplace with 0 hours for $200.00 Serial # 232019***** made in May 2020

Both units have different water chambers:

The VA provided machine has this tank: on the left is part number 37299

The Facebook purchased machine has this tank: on the right is part number 37479

The tank on the left (37299) generally uses 1/2 the water in 8 hours

The tank on the right (37478) generally uses all the water in 8 hours

On the box (37478) from the VA it says cleanable

On a website (37478) states that the tank on the right is dishwater safe

As you can see the tank on the right has a larger metal surface contacting the heating source, so therefore I assume that is why it uses more water

I hope this can help someone with a ResMed 10 that is using all the water!!!

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RE: Larger Water Tank for Airsense 10
That's great sleuthing, Jarhead!  I'll definitely keep that in mind next time I'm getting a humidifier tub for my ResMed!!

Usually I use my DreamStation, and I'm not aware of any different tub than the 1 tub for it.
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