Hello Guest, Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address.

or Create an Account


New Posts   Today's Posts

Troubleshooting S8 Autoset II Pressures
#1
I have a Resmed S8 Autoset II. I jailbroke it earlier this year when my official pressure essentially stopped working for me. I work on offshore rigs, and while I realize I need a new sleep study, I haven't had time between work and being gone, wedding stuff and other issues.

Anyway, I have noticed that when I check my numbers on the machine, my ahi has gone up to 3.9 and yet the lowest pressure is 15.0 psi. I have it set currently to go from 15-20. I tried less but my AHI went up to 9 and it seemed like it wasn't keeping the pressure high enough. Since the average pressure is staying at 15, it doesn't look like it's making any adjustments.

I don't have a card reader yet so I can't take the info from the machine, but should I make any further changes? Drop the pressure to see if it's wanting to be lower, increase to ensure it's high enough? I feel okay, but a little tired, though that might just be cause we're not drilling so it's dull out here.


My official pressure is 15.4 psi. I don't remember the leak levels but it's like .28L or something like that? Suggestions or comments would be helpful.

My apnea was diagnosed as moderately severe.
Post Reply Post Reply
#2
Hi Silentbrick,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
Hang in therre for answers to your question.
Best of luck on fixing your machine.
trish6hundred
Post Reply Post Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  [Pressures] 8 Weeks In. Seeing Consistent 14+'s. Up the Max? Doza 13 358 12-01-2017, 09:49 PM
Last Post: Doza
  losing weight and pressures Walla Walla 13 397 10-20-2017, 10:42 AM
Last Post: I_will_never_sleep_again
  High Pressures Possible w/ Nasal/Pillow Mask? JonnyCPAP 9 417 09-15-2017, 07:35 AM
Last Post: Shift Worker
  Different pressures for different masks? pollyottis 2 254 07-14-2017, 08:12 PM
Last Post: pollyottis
  [split] max / min pressures - comments please dgiebink 3 296 06-27-2017, 06:54 AM
Last Post: ajack
  Higher pressures = much higher hypopnea/events. Why? lostie42 3 519 06-19-2017, 11:01 PM
Last Post: Beej
Question Periodic breathing, and higher pressures Hockenberry 8 739 05-02-2017, 05:30 AM
Last Post: ajack

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts




About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.

For any more information, please use our contact form.