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Unplugged or leave it on ?
I am going to travel for 2 weeks and planning not to bring the ResMed Airsense 10 along . Should I unplug the machine or just leave it on 24/7 as I have been doing for the past 3 months ?

Please advise . Thanks .
10-07-2015 04:14 PM
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RE: Unplugged or leave it on ?
Probably best to empty the water chamber and unplug the unit.
Clean everything so it can dry while your away.

It's a slightly better option than leaving it plugged in; as you never know what will happen to your electrical power; or if other people in your home might attempt to move it.

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10-07-2015 04:36 PM
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RE: Unplugged or leave it on ?
(10-07-2015 04:14 PM)tommyngo Wrote:  I am going to travel for 2 weeks and planning not to bring the ResMed Airsense 10 along .
I would unplug it and do what justMongo suggested
But, prefer to bring along, better than leaving her lonely at home or using the backup
10-07-2015 05:42 PM
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RE: Unplugged or leave it on ?
I would leave it unplugged, but I hope you are taking another machine or a backup with you to use.

You wouldn't want to feel like crap without CPAP for two weeks. UnsureMornincoffee

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10-07-2015 06:44 PM
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RE: Unplugged or leave it on ?
This is just a thought.

I generally leave my thermostat set to 60 degrees in my apartment during winter, but the temperature probably swings up and down, especially during a two week trip. I feel it best to leave my A10 plugged in and turned on with the humidifier tank removed while I am away at work. The small amount of heat generated by the machines electronics help clear any moisture that may be present inside the machine. Might that also be a good idea for longer trips as well?

For me, the A10 always goes on the trip with me. It is currently the only machine I have and I can't imagine trying to sleep without it.

Curious, Jeff

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10-07-2015 08:16 PM
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zonk Offline

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RE: Unplugged or leave it on ?
Also, might be good idea to put the A10 back in the machine bag and and hide some place, stop dust and CPAP burglars too
Never know with the A10, can be tracked down remotely
10-07-2015 10:06 PM
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RE: Unplugged or leave it on ?
Thank you so much for your kind responses with several excellent practical tips which I will take up with great confidence !

Best regards to all of you .

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10-07-2015 10:55 PM
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RE: Unplugged or leave it on ?
(10-07-2015 04:14 PM)tommyngo Wrote:  I am going to travel for 2 weeks and planning not to bring the ResMed Airsense 10 along . Should I unplug the machine or just leave it on 24/7 as I have been doing for the past 3 months ?

Please advise . Thanks .

I have traveled with the A10 and it is extremely easy to carry on a plane or pack in the car. It is not counted toward the carry on limit on planes as it is a medical device. Also, it can remain in the case going through security in most instances. I have not been asked to remove it yet. It is fairly light as well. Happy travels and keep pappin.

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10-08-2015 12:24 PM
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RE: Unplugged or leave it on ?
(10-07-2015 04:14 PM)tommyngo Wrote:  I am going to travel for 2 weeks and planning not to bring the ResMed Airsense 10 along . Should I unplug the machine or just leave it on 24/7 as I have been doing for the past 3 months ?

Please advise . Thanks .

Take the machine. If you need it at home, that need does not go away when you travel.

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10-08-2015 05:32 PM
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RE: Unplugged or leave it on ?
I would see no need to unplug. Empty the water and chive on. A lot less trouble. I think today I may assemble my new home brew 12 V USP system for APAP.

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10-11-2015 08:31 AM
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