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Which data point indicates that air is venting out?
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Which data point indicates that air is venting out?
I'm wanting to analyze my data to see if I can determine (by numbers) if my mask was not venting any/enough air.  Which data point gives that info?  Leak rate?  Minute vent?  Anything?

One of these is from Thurs. Nov. 14th (a bad night of sleep and horrible dreams of being killed, plus a killer headache the next day, due to - I believe - my F20 with quiet elbow not adequately venting out my air), and the other is from Tues. Nov. 19th (a good night of sleep, thanks to switching to the well-venting loud elbow for the F20).

   

   
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RE: Which data point indicates that air is venting out?
(11-22-2019, 12:03 PM)Hydrangea Wrote: I'm wanting to analyze my data to see if I can determine (by numbers) if my mask was not venting any/enough air.  Which data point gives that info?  Leak rate?  Minute vent?  Anything?

One of these is from Thurs. Nov. 14th (a bad night of sleep and horrible dreams of being killed, plus a killer headache the next day, due to - I believe - my F20 with quiet elbow not adequately venting out my air), and the other is from Tues. Nov. 19th (a good night of sleep, thanks to switching to the well-venting loud elbow for the F20).

The difference between the two leak lines is the intentional leak of the mask or to put it another way the amount of air vented
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RE: Which data point indicates that air is venting out?
Hydrangea I'm sure you're aware the Dreamstation has a setting for mask type, eg X1, X2 etc. Perhaps you need to adjust this, especially as you're using a non-Philips mask.
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RE: Which data point indicates that air is venting out?
(11-22-2019, 09:13 PM)DeepBreathing Wrote: Hydrangea I'm sure you're aware the Dreamstation has a setting for mask type, eg X1, X2 etc. Perhaps you need to adjust this, especially as you're using a non-Philips mask.

Thanks. Yeah, I'm aware.

Ever since my P10s tried to smother me in my sleep, I've been going back and forth among my other masks to find "the one".  So I figured I'd just leave the mask setting where it's at, to take 1 less moving component out of the picture.

P.S. How did you know I haven't been keeping that setting matched with my mask? Lucky guess? Or can you tell from my data?
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RE: Which data point indicates that air is venting out?
(11-22-2019, 02:34 PM)jaswilliams Wrote: The difference between the two leak lines is the intentional leak of the mask or to put it another way the amount of air vented

Thanks!  But I'm still confused.  What exactly tells me the amount of air vented?
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RE: Which data point indicates that air is venting out?
Intentional, unintentional, or total leak/vent.
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RE: Which data point indicates that air is venting out?
(11-27-2019, 05:58 AM)bonjour Wrote: Intentional, unintentional, or total leak/vent.

Oooh.  Okay.  Thanks.  I see those are not in my screenshots.  I guess those aren't lines that I usually peek at.  I'll have to pull that up on my computer, and look at them.
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