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Leaks...mask or mouth ?
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Can anyone tell me if it's possible to differentiate mouth leaks from mask leaks on the SleepyHead leak graph ? Thanks
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Yes. Mouth leaks have flattish tops or look less sharp. Mask leaks are usually sharp jumbles. Most masks don't just leak a constant like your opening mouth would. Masks tend to flutter.

That is the conclusion I have reached from looking at my data.

The red are mask leaks. The blue are mouth leaks.

   

   
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(01-27-2016, 11:57 AM)PaulaO2 Wrote: Yes. Mouth leaks have flattish tops or look less sharp. Mask leaks are usually sharp jumbles. Most masks don't just leak a constant like your opening mouth would. Masks tend to flutter.

That is the conclusion I have reached from looking at my data.

The red are mask leaks. The blue are mouth leaks.

Thanks...appreciate the info.
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