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ResMed AirFit durability
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Machine: ResMed AutoSet S9
Mask Type: Oral
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Airfit P10 Nasal Pillow
Humidifier: ResMed H5i
CPAP Pressure: 11-16
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: Backup Mask: Innomed Hybrid FFM -- Oral+Nasal Pillows

Sex: Male
Location: Austin, TX

Post: #11
RE: ResMed AirFit durability
The pillows on the Airfit P10 are so easy to switch that if I get up during the night I might just swap for a different size, especially if the current one is either leaking or irritating me a bit.

All three pillow sizes will "fit me" with varying advantages and disadvantages (none are therefore perfect for me but all are at the 90% or better level.)

Sweet Dreams,

HerbM
Sleep study AHI: 49 RDI: 60 -- APAP 10-11 w/AHI: 1.5 avg for 7-days (up due likely to hip replacement recovery)

"We can all breathe together or we will all suffocate alone."
02-27-2014 03:57 PM
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mjbearit Offline

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Machine: REMstar Auto AFlex DS550
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: RESMed Swift FX
Humidifier: Heated humidifier - 2
CPAP Pressure: 12.5-20
CPAP Software: SleepyHead EncoreBasic

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Sex: Male
Location: So Cal

Post: #12
RE: ResMed AirFit durability
FWIW, I have a spare machine, spare hoses (they keep sending me big hoses and I like the skinny one!), spare masks, spare headgear and when my battery pack arrives Monday I'll have spare electricity! Because I have all these spares, I never have a break down. Buy wouldn't you know that Brother Murphy is just waiting until I don't have a spare something to make that part break! Kinda like the way the electricity goes out here fairly often!
I absolutely cannot sleep without my machine (good and bad there) so I like to make sure I can "fix a flat" at a moments notice!
Mike

As always, YMMV! You do not have to agree or disagree, I am not a professional so my mental meanderings are simply recollections of things from my own life.

PRS1 - Auto - A-Flex x2 - 12.50 - 20 - Humid x2 - Swift FX
02-27-2014 04:09 PM
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herbm Offline

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Posts: 852
Joined: Jan 2014

Machine: ResMed AutoSet S9
Mask Type: Oral
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Airfit P10 Nasal Pillow
Humidifier: ResMed H5i
CPAP Pressure: 11-16
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: Backup Mask: Innomed Hybrid FFM -- Oral+Nasal Pillows

Sex: Male
Location: Austin, TX

Post: #13
RE: ResMed AirFit durability
My (new, usable) backup mask arrived yesterday and I slept the night with it.

It is NO WHERE near as convenient and comfortable as the AirFit P10 but it isn't bad. Innomed Hybrid 'FFM' which is really an ORAL mask with PILLOWS (thus 'Hybrid'.)

This is far nights where I cannot get my nose clear or if a catastrophe befalls my P10.

My battery back arrived today but I haven't been able to find time to get behind the bed (water bed) to run the electrical cord for it.

I don't have a spare machine yet. My DME is close by (so next business day I could get another), the current machaine is technically a rental for 9 more months, and I will likely buy a used one at some point.

Sweet Dreams,

HerbM
Sleep study AHI: 49 RDI: 60 -- APAP 10-11 w/AHI: 1.5 avg for 7-days (up due likely to hip replacement recovery)

"We can all breathe together or we will all suffocate alone."
02-27-2014 11:59 PM
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comatose Offline

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Joined: Jan 2014

Machine: ResMed s9 Autoset
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: ResMed AirFit P10
Humidifier: H5i
CPAP Pressure: 9.8-12.6
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: Now I am happy coz only some days I'm crappy, thanks to my c pappy :)

Sex: Male
Location: 1 hr from Melbourne, Australia

Post: #14
RE: ResMed AirFit durability
I sqeeeeezed the credit card out of the missus last night and ordered the AirFit.

What batteries are you guys using?

I have been thinking about making an inverter/charger/battery pack up myself to use on a nightly basis, power here can be unpredictable, and although I have not woken so far from an power outage I can see short ones in my data, also the clock on the stove flashes after these.

The only downside I can with a remote power supply such as this is that I wouldn't be able to get out of going to the beach at chrissie time Oh-jeez
02-28-2014 05:18 AM
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herbm Offline

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Posts: 852
Joined: Jan 2014

Machine: ResMed AutoSet S9
Mask Type: Oral
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Airfit P10 Nasal Pillow
Humidifier: ResMed H5i
CPAP Pressure: 11-16
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: Backup Mask: Innomed Hybrid FFM -- Oral+Nasal Pillows

Sex: Male
Location: Austin, TX

Post: #15
RE: ResMed AirFit durability
I ordered another of the 1500VA/900W UPS units that I use for my server room and for my big screen TV and media PC.

As soon as I get it hooked up I will post what it claims is the "battery life" for the Resmed S9 Autoset.

(The unit has a display of pretty much any value that is relevant, charge level, expected time remaining, current load, voltage in or out etc.)

Sweet Dreams,

HerbM
Sleep study AHI: 49 RDI: 60 -- APAP 10-11 w/AHI: 1.5 avg for 7-days (up due likely to hip replacement recovery)

"We can all breathe together or we will all suffocate alone."
02-28-2014 09:28 AM
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Sandra_ON Offline

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Joined: Feb 2014

Machine: ResMed S9 with 5i humidifier
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Airfit P10
Humidifier: ResMed 5i
CPAP Pressure: 5/11
CPAP Software: Not using software

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Sex: Female
Location: Eastern Ontario, Canada

Post: #16
RE: ResMed AirFit durability
So....those that are using or have used the P10 have you busted it yet? Has the flimsy looking head strap performed well without breaking, has washing it affected it in any detrimental way?
Has the hose needed to be replaced prematurely or maybe any other issues?

I have been using the P10 nasal pillows for about 5 wks now (with a couple days off to try a FFM). I get the best results on my AHI with them. The strap is fine, washes fine and the pillows are still working. I really like them, they are less invasive. The only problem is I'm a mouth breather and the chinstrap I bought doesn't work very well so my respiration therapist suggested I use a self sticking tensor bandage and it works really well for me!
02-28-2014 10:30 AM
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