To determine which S9 you have, look near the on/off button. Near it will say Escape, Escape Auto, Autoset, or Elite. It may also say Auto SV or SV Adapt or some other combination. If it says EPR, that's something else and not the name.
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Breathe deeply and count to zen.
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Paula, I have an Autoset. Thanks for the help; I wasn't looking there. I changed my profile.
Zonk, My episodes were 3.3, well below 5. Set on 7, I had a better than average night last night. 8 hours total and didn't even wake up to use the bathroom for the last 5 hours. When I was originally tested, I had an episode once every 60 seconds at the worst. A CPAP was straight from heaven.
John, It sounds like you're doing well with your therapy and are in good hands with Paula and Zonk.
Your AHI sounds good so I'll not encourage you to change anything.
I will encourage you to gain more knowledge of how your machine is set and how you can benefit from the modes it is capable of. Since you already know how to set the pressure you should also find out what mode of operation you are running under. The AutoSet can run under either Auto mode or Manual mode. In auto mode, you are allowed to set a minimum and a maximum pressure whereas in manual mode you merely set a constant pressure that will not change. There are several other features available so get the clinician manual available here and check it out.
I also suggest that you get the free software (either Sleepyhead or ResScan, take your choice or try both) that is available from this forum and install it on your computer so you can see the actual readouts of your sleep sessions and make intelligent decisions about changing setting if need be. That will also allow you to get a benchmark of where you stand now so that if things ever go sour on you, you'll be able to get some idea as to why that happened.
The more you know about this therapy and the equipment, the better you will be able to make your therapy effective and comfortable.
Best regards, Dude