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Moved to ResMed AirSense10 Auto from Dreamstation
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Moved to ResMed AirSense10 Auto from Dreamstation
Hi all,

It's been a while. Got caught in the Philips recall and was fortunate enough to get a full refund here in Australia. I have since been sent the ResMed AirSense10 Auto, I setup the machine with the same settings I had on my Dreamstation but i'm finding the air pressure seems higher and I feel a bit more bloated.

My current settings are ramp start 5, max pressure 20. The average is 11. I find getting data out of the damn device is somewhat of a pain as the myAir app is kind of bland. I'm assuming the AHI is "events per hour"? any other tips on these devices? My settings are below, I'm trying to understand what EPR means on the ResMed and I hear there is a "forher" mode?

ResMed AirSense10 Machine Settings
 
Mode APAP
Pressure Min 8.00 cmH2O
Pressure Max 20.00 cmH2O
Antibacterial Filter No
Climate Control Manual
EPR Ramp Only
EPR Level 1 cmH2O
Essentials On
Humidifier Status Off
Mask Nasal
Ramp 2 
Ramp Pressure 5.00 cmH2O
Ramp Time 45.00 Minutes
Smart Start On
Temperature 27 ºC
Temperature Enable 1 

Dreamstation Machine Settings
 
Mode AutoCPAP
Pressure Min 8.50 cmH2O
Pressure Max 20.00 cmH2O
Auto Off Off
Auto On On
Flex Level 1 
Flex Lock Off
Flex Mode C-Flex
Hose Diam. 15mm
Humidifier Disconnected
Mask Res. Lock Off
Mask Resist. 1 
Ramp Pressure 7.00 cmH2O
Ramp Time 15.00 Minutes
Ramp Type SmartRamp
Show AHI On
Tube Lock Off




Cheers,

SleepyOzzy
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RE: Moved to ResMed AirSense10 Auto from Dreamstation
THE best way to se meaningful data is to use the free program OSCAR which was developed by programmers who are CPAP users. It can be downloaded here https://www.sleepfiles.com/OSCAR/ You will need an SD card with a capacity no greater than 32GB for your machine and an SD card reader for your PC if it doesn't have one. You will then be able to post data here and get assistance with optimizing your settings.
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