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

Poll: Would you Modify Your Equipment, even if it was DANGEROUS!
This poll is closed.
YES: I have/do
25.00%
8 25.00%
NO: Never
40.63%
13 40.63%
In The past but not now
3.13%
1 3.13%
Would consider
28.13%
9 28.13%
Dont Know
3.13%
1 3.13%
Dont Care
0%
0 0%
Total 32 vote(s) 100%
* You voted for this item. [Show Results]

Would You Modify Your Equipment, If You Heard It Worked?
#21
RE: Would You Modify Your Equipment, If You Heard It Worked?
(03-16-2012, 12:21 AM)Netskier Wrote: There is something wrong with this poll, in that the subject says "If it worked", but the poll item itself says "Even if it were dangerous". This is misleading. I answered assuming the former. I wish there were a way to re-vote.

Anyhow, I would consider anything on its merits, but I would be extremely conservative if danger were involved.

I don't even want to disassemble my S9 Autoset to investigate the possibility of re-flashing the firmware because I could not bear having to sleep without it before I find some other way to eliminate sleep apnea, which I am working on.

It also depends on the circumstances. To modify the settings eg. clinician menu? Sure. To modify the circuitry, for example if switching a few wires could "unlock" something and change my Escape to an AutoSet, sure I'd give it a try. Cool But the question isn't very clear. I'd have to know how to undo the modification in case it doesn't work. I assume part of this may include resetting the hours used and pass it off as brand new.
Post Reply Post Reply






Donate to Apnea Board  


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
Brick [Treatment] Noob; wondering about equipment, info dump below ZPrime 15 341 03-25-2020, 12:02 PM
Last Post: ZPrime
  [Equipment] I cannot set a new configuration on the equipment rabuvi 9 186 02-18-2020, 11:11 PM
Last Post: Crimson Nape
  Anyone else getting lazy af about cleaning their equipment? vroomvroom 18 898 12-16-2019, 06:36 AM
Last Post: RNeil
  Equipment Recommendation? Farther 32 7,248 10-26-2019, 08:11 AM
Last Post: Sleeprider
  [Treatment] 10 yr CPAP User - Need new Equipment? RenW 5 353 08-22-2019, 04:20 AM
Last Post: crowtor
  [Equipment] Equipment Performance of my Respironics CPAP galuta 10 681 07-18-2019, 08:02 AM
Last Post: Sleeprider
  Self-treating Suspected UARS — Any Advice on Equipment? FoggedOut 12 4,034 05-03-2019, 09:00 AM
Last Post: logit


New Posts   Today's Posts






About Apnea Board

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