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Leaks...mask or mouth ?
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Leaks...mask or mouth ?
Can anyone tell me if it's possible to differentiate mouth leaks from mask leaks on the SleepyHead leak graph ? Thanks
01-27-2016 11:25 AM
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RE: Leaks...mask or mouth ?
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
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Jackiep Offline

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Post: #3
RE: Leaks...mask or mouth ?
(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.
01-27-2016 08:46 PM
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