Post Reply 
ResMed Mirage Quattro mask cleaning
Author Message
nadprok Offline

Preferred Members

Posts: 25
Joined: Aug 2015

Machine: resmed aircurve10 vauto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Philips Respironics Amara View
Humidifier: ResMed Humidair
CPAP Pressure: EPAP 8, IPAP 13, PS 1
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments:

Sex: Male
Location: Ontario, Canada

Post: #1
ResMed Mirage Quattro mask cleaning
For the last year I used the Amara View Minimal contact face mask. I like it but I decided to buy a Mirage Quattro mask so that I could switch back and forth between masks if my nose gets irritated from the Amara View. My question is about the cleaning of the Mirage Quattro. The booklet says to disassemble all the parts for cleaning. Does anyone do that ? Is it necessary to take it all apart for cleaning ? I would think that just removing and disassembling the cushion would be sufficient for cleaning. What do the rest of you that use this mask do for the weekly cleaning ?
07-21-2016 10:06 AM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply

Donate to Apnea Board
justMongo Offline

Monitors

Posts: 3,857
Joined: Sep 2013

Machine: ResMed VPAP Auto (S9)
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Mirage Quattro
Humidifier: ResMed H5i
CPAP Pressure: 18 IPAPmax - 11 EPAPmin, PS=5
CPAP Software: Other Software

Other Comments: μολὼν λαβέ

Sex: Male
Location: Калифорния

Post: #2
RE: ResMed Mirage Quattro mask cleaning
(07-21-2016 10:06 AM)nadprok Wrote:  I would think that just removing and disassembling the cushion would be sufficient for cleaning. What do the rest of you that use this mask do for the weekly cleaning ?

I often just remove the cushion and only clean that. Sometimes I just rinse the entire mask, assembled, (without the headgear) in white vinegar; rinse; and let dry. (Sometimes I use a drop of Dawn dish soap.)

INFORMATION ON APNEA BOARD FORUMS OR ON APNEABOARD.COM SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS MEDICAL ADVICE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF A PHYSICIAN BEFORE SEEKING TREATMENT FOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING SLEEP APNEA. INFORMATION POSTED ON THE APNEA BOARD WEB SITE AND FORUMS ARE PERSONAL OPINION ONLY AND NOT NECESSARILY A STATEMENT OF FACT.
07-21-2016 11:18 AM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply
PaytonA Offline
Wiki Editor
Monitors

Posts: 3,019
Joined: Dec 2013

Machine: ResMed S9 VPAP Auto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Resmed Mirage Quattro
Humidifier: H5i(distilled-top up)
CPAP Pressure: VAuto MinE14.0 MaxI 20.6 PS4.0
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments:

Sex: Male
Location: Orange County,California

Post: #3
RE: ResMed Mirage Quattro mask cleaning
When I clean the whole mask (once an eon or so) I disassemble all of the parts of the mask. Other than that, I just wipe the cushions with Pampers baby wipes. In fact, I would recommend using only the Pampers baby wipes on the cushions even when washing the rest of the mask but that is just my take on it.

Best Regards,

PaytonA
07-21-2016 11:23 AM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply

Donate to Apnea Board
nadprok Offline

Preferred Members

Posts: 25
Joined: Aug 2015

Machine: resmed aircurve10 vauto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Philips Respironics Amara View
Humidifier: ResMed Humidair
CPAP Pressure: EPAP 8, IPAP 13, PS 1
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments:

Sex: Male
Location: Ontario, Canada

Post: #4
RE: ResMed Mirage Quattro mask cleaning
Thanks for your advice justMongo and PaytonA. I thought the cleaning instructions as per the booklet were rather extreme. I guess the company is just covering all bases for liability purposes.
07-21-2016 03:21 PM
Find all posts by this user Post Reply Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  ResMed F20 mask jerrydaw 3 258 12-03-2016 10:53 AM
Last Post: jerrydaw
  Cleaning Dream wear mask Judy1843 3 206 12-02-2016 07:13 PM
Last Post: cate1898
  Cleaning Climate-control tube on ResMed Air Sense 10 GL Bishop 18 11,363 11-07-2016 03:31 PM
Last Post: Jonesie
  Water in hose after cleaning... JustMac 3 381 10-30-2016 06:51 AM
Last Post: OpalRose
  [Equipment] Modding Resmed FX pillow mask, no turbo air flow DaveDog 9 352 10-23-2016 08:09 PM
Last Post: PaulaO2
  CPAP cleaning system Tommy C 97 63,071 10-20-2016 05:35 PM
Last Post: PaytonA
  Resmed A10 Climate Hose Not Holding Mask Hose player 18 732 10-18-2016 02:54 PM
Last Post: PaytonA

Forum Jump:

Who's Online (Complete List)