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I have a new Machine but My old one is fine but the switch assembly is defective. my Question is am I in the right place for info or am I out of line.
04-22-2013 07:41 PM
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Sleepster Offline
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Machine: ResMed AirCurve10 VAuto
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RE: Parts for CPAP machine
The sale or transfer of prescription-only items such as CPAP machines and masks is not allowed for legal reasons. Now, when we get to parts for masks we're afraid of the legal issues so we stay away from that. But here you're just looking for advice on how to repair a CPAP machine with a broken switch. I think we're safe.

I'm going to move this thread to the main forum where it can get more attention.

My first thought would be that if it's a simple on-off switch, I'd bypass it and put an inline switch in the cord, or something like that. Unless you're trying to actually replace the faulty switch with a new or used one.

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04-22-2013 09:09 PM
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RE: Parts for CPAP machine
Depending on the age of the equipment, you might find a repair shop for your machine. Or you could donate it to a sleep apnea charity run by Supplier #2. See: http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Thread-CPAP-Supplier-List


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04-22-2013 11:21 PM
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