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Smell possibly coming from my Resmed Airsense 10
Thanks eseedhouse. What do you recommend? I'm using a product from Arrowhead.
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cheapest gallon of distilled water in the store... should be right around a dollar (+ tax since you are in CA)
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Tongue Suck Technique for prevention of mouth breathing:
  • Place your tongue behind your front teeth on the roof of your mouth
  • let your tongue fill the space between the upper molars
  • gently suck to form a light vacuum
Practising during the day can help you to keep it at night

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Thank you. I go get some tomorrow. I appreciate your information.
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Just make sure the it says 'Distilled' on the label and then go for the cheapest you can find. All distilled water is exactly the same, nothing but 100% pure H2O.
Ed Seedhouse

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(06-26-2016, 03:40 AM)Normbc9 Wrote: My wife tells me she can smell a odor of some plastic being hot. She thinks it comes from my ACPAP machine. She sleeps in another room. I smell nothing other than when I awaken and remove the Humidifier the bottom of that container is very warm. Is there a problem developing that I should be aware of?

Maybe she is smelling heated tube? When new it will out-gas a little, especially if temperature set to max for highest humidity.

You would be used to the slight odor, so you wouldn't notice it.

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Just Mongo,
It took more than a few days but your suggestion certainly has helped me to find a solution. Thank you for posting this.
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Thank you and all those who posted trying to give me helpful suggestions. I'm on my 3rd sleep period of use and using several suggestions the unit is now doing what it should and the user (Me) is now paying attention!
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I am using the Airsense 10 for more than a year now, and I also have a smell problem.
It started after a few weeks, and my machine was replaced. Unfortunately the smell returned with the new machine. I tried to rinse hose, mask and container, but no luck.
the only thing that improved the smell is going out of Auto humidifier mode to manual, level=1, which is a pity since one of the advantages of this machine is the climate control and heated tube.
I think the problem is not air filter or dirty tubing, since for many years I used the Respironice REMstar Auto M Series A flex, rarely cleaning the tube and without any smell!
so to me it seems there is some design problem in the Airsense 10.
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Only use distilled water, not regular spring water
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Thank you Steve. I appreciate your help. Several members of this Forum have really given me some great help.
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