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Smaller Travel Machine
#1
First Airline flight coming up.

For aircraft boarding, I'm going to carry on my machine, obviously, but I was curious:

Does anybody have a "small" machine just for travel, or does everybody just take their "normal" machine?
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#2
I use my primary machine and the bag it is in is about the size of a typical wide laptop case. When we travel together, I also put in the charging unit and battery pack for my wife's spinal cord stimulator as well as our important meds.

Never had any problems over the last three years. I also purchased a bag tag from one of the suppliers on the list (they all have one) that says it is medical equipment.

Homer
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#3
I travel for biz and always take my smaller travel unit with me. i check it in my bag.
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(09-20-2014, 03:59 PM)cant_sleep_in_nj Wrote: I travel for biz and always take my smaller travel unit with me. i check it in my bag.

What kind of machine?
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(09-20-2014, 04:06 PM)kgriggs Wrote:
(09-20-2014, 03:59 PM)cant_sleep_in_nj Wrote: I travel for biz and always take my smaller travel unit with me. i check it in my bag.

What kind of machine?

His comments say it's a transcend II.
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(09-20-2014, 04:57 PM)GeoffD Wrote:
(09-20-2014, 04:06 PM)kgriggs Wrote:
(09-20-2014, 03:59 PM)cant_sleep_in_nj Wrote: I travel for biz and always take my smaller travel unit with me. i check it in my bag.

What kind of machine?

His comments say it's a transcend II.

Ooops, thanks Geoff

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#7
I travel and just bring my "normal" machine. I use a carry on bag that has wheels so I can put other items on the bag and not have to carry two bags. Never had a problem with security or any airline.
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#8
Opinions, please, on:

Transcend Auto Travel
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#9
Don't forget you can leave the humidifier at home, with the obvious consequence of no added humidity. Also consider the power brick if there is one.

Don't forget to consider the size of the hose, and mask in terms of the entire package you're carrying. Making the CPAP smaller is less of a percentage when you consider everything.

You probably also need to carry an extension cord and/or power strip for hotels with inconvenient power plug locations.
Get the free SleepyHead software here.
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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.
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#10
Check out the product review forum.
Ed
(09-21-2014, 12:55 PM)kgriggs Wrote: Opinions, please, on:

Transcend Auto Travel

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