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Trying To Set Pressure on ResMed Autoset II
10-20-2012, 08:24 PM
Just received a ResMed Autoset II (LR76410) from a friend whose husband used it once before he died. I'm trying to figure out how to set the pressure to that of my current but 7 yr old CPAP. I need to set it to 20" of water (nope, not a mistake - I need high pressure). What's the best way to go about this? I've tried Google searches, going to their website, etc. but not really getting anywhere. Any help gratefully received!
10-20-2012, 08:42 PM
I found the clinical manual for the machine via Google which should supply info you're looking for.
Quote:[direct link to copyrighted Clinician Setup Manual removed. For legal purposes, Apnea Board cannot link to, nor host copyrighted ResMed Setup Manuals or Guides anywhere on our website or public forums. Unfortunately, due to legal complications, the only allowable and legal method for distribution for ResMed Clinician Manuals on Apnea Board is via private email request only, (for educational patient purposes only in compliance with the "Fair Use" sections of U.S. Copyright Law). Directions given in Section Three of this page:
Hope this helps.
Not sure if the Autoset II (LR76410) is an S8
if its the same machine S8 AutoSet ... the instruction found section one and the manual is available via Email (scroll down to section three)
vimeo video setup
10-20-2012, 08:52 PM
The system Setup chapter of the manual that starts on page 29 describes first the patient's menus and then the clinician menus which include adjusting pressures and everything else. You'll see that for access to the patient's menus, you press and hold down the left and right arrow keys for at least 3 seconds. Meanwhile, to gain access to the clinical menus, you hold down the Down and Right buttons for at least three seconds.
10-20-2012, 08:55 PM
First, WELCOME! to the forum.!
I don't know the answer to your question but hang in there for more suggestions.
10-21-2012, 02:10 AM
(10-20-2012, 08:24 PM)LadyHerpetologist Wrote: I need to set it to 20" of water (nope, not a mistake - I need high pressure).LadyHerpetologist
you might need 20 but the new machine is an AutoSet
it can be set in autoset mode with minimum and maximum pressure (for example: 10-20) and the machine auto-adjust pressure during the night to your needs. the advantage is that if you did not need 20 all night ... providing leak is under control the pressure would stay lower which is a bonus and more comfortable. your machine is data capable, shows on LCD screen AHI (AI, HI), leak and 95% percentile pressure which is the pressure been AT and BELOW for 95% of the time. if shows below 20 ... its win win situation
10-21-2012, 02:27 AM
Please read my edit in red (in post #2 in this thread) regarding the legal distribution of copyrighted Resmed Clinician Setup Manuals.
To obtain a copyrighted Resmed Clinician Setup Manual, please refer to this page:
Thanks for your understanding everyone.
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