Hello Guest, Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address.

or Create an Account

New Posts   Today's Posts

My S-10 only gives me 4 Hours of Air
My S-10 is only giving 4 hours of air. Where can I change the settings to prolong air supply until I remove my nasal pillow mask?
Post Reply Post Reply
I'm wondering if you have the SmartStart feature turned on. Go into the clinician menu and make sure if it's turned off. You will then have to manually start and stop the unit. If it is currently off then I would suspect s defective unit. . . maybe a power supply. You will need to contact your CPAP supplier.

Sorry for not being a fountain of info for you.
Post Reply Post Reply
Rhe smart start can turn your unit off, if there is a large leak. It can think you took your mask off because of the leaks. Power supply or defective unit if that is not the case. I know it is not fun to awake needing air because machine shut down
Post Reply Post Reply

Crimson, thanks for your quick response. I will have the Medical Supplier check the machine, but first I will check the SmartStart feature if it is turned on or off.

Eduardo Duyos
Post Reply Post Reply
Is it always at the 4 hr mark?

I'm leaning toward what the others have said: If it's turning itself off by itself, it probably thinks you have removed the mask. Either make sure you don't have a large leak, or turn off the auto-shutoff feature.
Post Reply Post Reply
Thanks looks like you are both pretty much in the same direction.

Eduardo Duyos
Post Reply Post Reply

Just thought of something else:

If you don't keep your mouth closed, you'll lose a lot of air through that pathway. I don't know if the CPAP will register that as a large enough leak to shut itself off???

Post Reply Post Reply

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Still sleepy after 9 months. Could only sleep for 6 hours. susilosaja 14 352 3 hours ago
Last Post: susilosaja
  Daytime sleepiness despite low AHI, low leak, 7+ hours of daily use vas2000 12 534 03-21-2017, 12:01 PM
Last Post: Marillion
Smile 6 Hours On, 2 Hours Off harmon k 9 291 03-15-2017, 06:39 PM
Last Post: tedgreen
  How do I prevent rainout for 48 hours after washing Cpap tube Ihaveapnea 36 1,116 03-13-2017, 04:58 PM
Last Post: dosco
  How many hours of life in a machine? bexiesbruv 7 397 02-24-2017, 10:06 PM
Last Post: E.W.
  5 hours sleep Phill 7 1,144 02-05-2017, 03:12 PM
Last Post: bonjour
  Devilbiss DV5x power chart: pressure/DC Amps/Amp-Hours Night Train 1 173 01-23-2017, 04:15 PM
Last Post: OMyMyOHellYes

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts

About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.

For any more information, please use our contact form.