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[Pressure] mask pressure
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I have changed from a nasal to a full face mask. The mask has no leaks but it seems to take more pressure to achieve results; is this normal?
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#2
Hi johnamiano,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
Did you change your machine to the full-face setting?
Hang in there for more suggestions.
trish6hundred
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(05-08-2013, 07:53 AM)johnamiano Wrote: I have changed from a nasal to a full face mask. The mask has no leaks but it seems to take more pressure to achieve results; is this normal?

John, most CPAP machines have a setting for nasal mask, nasal pillows or full face mask. Make sure your machine is set to full face mask if that's what you're using. It does make a slight difference in your therapy and having that setting correct is helpful.

Your S9 has the option to change mask types.
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(05-08-2013, 08:14 AM)trish6hundred Wrote: Hi johnamiano,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
Did you change your machine to the full-face setting?
Hang in there for more suggestions.

Yes I did change to face mask setting and have improved the mask performance by securely checking the fit. The leak is very low.

I had to change from a nasal to full face due to sinus problems.
The new mask is very comfortable.

Thanks for your reply,

John
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(05-08-2013, 07:53 AM)johnamiano Wrote: I have changed from a nasal to a full face mask. The mask has no leaks but it seems to take more pressure to achieve results; is this normal?

There is no S9 auto ... which S9 Auto are you using?
Next to stop/start button should say either .. AutoSet or Escape Auto

Whats the leak?
Your profile shows ... CPAP Pressure: 8-10
Whats pressure shown at the machine sleep report?


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I have changed from a nasal to a full face mask. The mask has no leaks but it seems to take more pressure to achieve results; is this normal?

There is no S9 auto ... which S9 Auto are you using?
Next to stop/start button should say either .. AutoSet or Escape Auto

Whats the leak?
Your profile shows ... CPAP Pressure: 8-10
Whats pressure shown at the machine sleep report?
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Thanks for your reply.

ResMed autoset

3ml leak



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(05-08-2013, 04:50 PM)johnamiano Wrote: Thanks for your reply.

ResMed autoset

3ml leak
Excellent
Both ResScan and SleepyHead supports your machine
Here is the link for both software: http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Forum-P...-and-Links
[ResScan windows only and SleepHead supports both windows and Mac]

Whats pressure shown at the machine sleep report?

S9 setup informations and videos: http://www.apneaboard.com/resmed-s9-cpap-setup

S9 manual is available via email, scroll down to bottom of the page to "how to ask for a manual via email"
http://www.apneaboard.com/adjust-cpap-pr...tup-manual
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