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Machine: ResMed S9 AutoSet
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Swift FX
Humidifier: ResMed S9 H5i
CPAP Pressure: 16-20
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead EncoreBasic

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Location: USA

Post: #11
RE: Resmed S9 setting problem
On the overview page, SleepyHead will show you your history of pressure, EPR, and some other settings.

Get the free SleepyHead software here.
Useful links.
Click here for information on the main alternative to CPAP.
If it's midnight and a DME tells you it's dark outside, go and check it yourself.
03-09-2013 04:44 AM
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Machine: ResMed S9 Elite
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Mirage FX
Humidifier: ResMed H5i
CPAP Pressure: 8
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Female
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Post: #12
RE: Resmed S9 setting problem
Maybe it would help if you posted a picture of this data instead of typing this out. We have the same ResMed S9 Elite and only four numbers are reported for the pressure, Min, Med, 95% and Max. You are showing a 7 for those four (which makes sense to me) and then a fifth number (the -1000000000.00) which does not even appear when I view the same information on sleepyhead for the same machine. Same with the EPAP numbers - we only have four, where you apparently see five.

If they did switch machines on you, then you need to get your more expensive machine back!

(03-08-2013 03:14 PM)SilverSleeper Wrote:  New settings:
Channel Min Med 95% Max
PressurePressure (cmH20) Avg: 7.00 7.00 7.00 7.00 -1000000000.00

EPAPExpiratory Pressure (cmH20)

Avg: 4.00 4.00 4.00 4.00 -1000000000.00

Notice the new max -1000000000.00 .....?
Notice EPAP pressure 4.00 previous 4.00 - 7.00

Could someone please explain the difference in settings, how can I adjust to the previous settings.

THX!
03-09-2013 08:39 AM
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Machine: Resmed S9 Elite
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: Swift FX Nano
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CPAP Pressure: 9,2
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Post: #13
RE: Resmed S9 setting problem
I have a picture in paint, but how can I post it on this forum. Don't know anything about PHP?
03-09-2013 01:06 PM
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Post: #14
RE: Resmed S9 setting problem
(03-09-2013 01:06 PM)SilverSleeper Wrote:  I have a picture in paint, but how can I post it on this forum.

The short answer is to post it somewhere on the web, then insert the link in your post.

I went to photobucket.com, created an account, then uploaded my pictures to my photobucket account.

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03-09-2013 03:14 PM
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Machine: Resmed S9 Elite
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: Swift FX Nano
Humidifier: Resmed Humidfier
CPAP Pressure: 9,2
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Belgium

Post: #15
RE: Resmed S9 setting problem
I cannot insert the links:

You cannot post clickable links to this forum threads and posts.
Minimum post count is 8 posts. But your post count is just 5 posts.
You are not allowed to post links in this forum.

??
03-09-2013 07:47 PM
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Post: #16
RE: Resmed S9 setting problem
Hi SilverSleeper,

If you can reduce your image file to 200 kb or lower, you can upload it to your post as an attachment now. Once you get past 8 posts and a few days of membership, that file size limit will be raised to 512 kb. Or if you choose, once you reach that point, you can link to an outside file.

It's a spam-prevention feature of the software.

See here on how to do attachments:

http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Thread-How-to-Attachments

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03-09-2013 07:55 PM
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archangle Offline
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Machine: ResMed S9 AutoSet
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Swift FX
Humidifier: ResMed S9 H5i
CPAP Pressure: 16-20
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead EncoreBasic

Other Comments: Happy PAPper

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Location: USA

Post: #17
RE: Resmed S9 setting problem
(03-09-2013 07:47 PM)SilverSleeper Wrote:  I cannot insert the links:

You cannot post clickable links to this forum threads and posts.
Minimum post count is 8 posts. But your post count is just 5 posts.
You are not allowed to post links in this forum.

??

Try leaving off the http:// bit. Then people who want to see it can cut and paste.

Or type it as www dot photobucket dot com /blahblah...

Get the free SleepyHead software here.
Useful links.
Click here for information on the main alternative to CPAP.
If it's midnight and a DME tells you it's dark outside, go and check it yourself.
03-10-2013 01:46 AM
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Machine: Resmed S9 Elite
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: Swift FX Nano
Humidifier: Resmed Humidfier
CPAP Pressure: 9,2
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Belgium

Post: #18
RE: Resmed S9 setting problem
I re sized the image, and deleted http:// Hopefully it works.

Before new settings:
http://i1308.photobucket.com/albums/s607...5bed8f.jpg

After new settings:
http://i1308.photobucket.com/albums/s607...b298c0.jpg

Statistics:
http://i1308.photobucket.com/albums/s607...5bed8f.jpg

Maybe, I'm all wrong and just having a bad week?

Heart symptoms etc. are still OK!
03-10-2013 05:44 AM
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Machine: ResMed S9 Elite
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Mirage FX
Humidifier: ResMed H5i
CPAP Pressure: 8
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Female
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Post: #19
RE: Resmed S9 setting problem
Silversleeper, something is strange about the settings on your machine. The summary page (the one without graphs) says that your machine settings were changed on March 6th so that there is NO pressure and NO pressure relief. And it also says this machine has always been on straight CPAP, and all but one of the prior three time periods reported had any settings other than zero. Looks like they not only switched machines but forgot to give the new machine any pressure settings at all. If so, no wonder that your numbers have shot up. I would try to call them, day or night, to get this fixed right away. Some might suggest that you change your settings yourself but I think it would be best to leave them exactly as they are so that your doctor or DME can see what they have done. This needs to be fixed right away.

(03-10-2013 05:44 AM)SilverSleeper Wrote:  I re sized the image, and deleted http:// Hopefully it works.

Before new settings:
http://i1308.photobucket.com/albums/s607...5bed8f.jpg

After new settings:
http://i1308.photobucket.com/albums/s607...b298c0.jpg

Statistics:
http://i1308.photobucket.com/albums/s607...5bed8f.jpg

Maybe, I'm all wrong and just having a bad week?

Heart symptoms etc. are still OK!
03-10-2013 09:49 AM
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Post: #20
RE: Resmed S9 setting problem
I'm sure the Docs will like to see this. I wonder if you'd sleep better with an Autoset though?

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03-10-2013 09:50 AM
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