A little high $$ for that one. I'd offer $200 if you can deal with a fixed pressure unit.
04-27-2015, 05:23 AM
(This post was last modified: 04-27-2015, 05:24 AM by iSnore.)
This is a question for the more experienced… if you buy a backup of the same brand and model, can you just move your data card to the backup machine if the primary fails? …or is the data card's data tied to a machine serial number?
Price seems high for that unit. If I had an interest, I might hazard $150-175 for it.
It is a good machine - if you can deal with a straight CPAP. To me, straight CPAP is not a problem on an occasional basis but to some it can be. Eleven hundred hours is not a lot of use - about four and a half months at 8 hours a night. So I would expect it probably has about 90-95% of life left if you figure a strict 5 year service life.
Note that a listed supplier, a supplier who I won't name, but whose number is greater than one, and whose number is less than three, has some factory new in box or factory new open box full auto units for marginally more than $375; straight CPAPs for around $300. Full factory warranties: two years (Resmed-second release of older model-but still very good for your intended use) or five years (DeVillbiss-current model) depending on which machine you choose. And exceptional customer service.
That is 1<supplier number<3 or 3>supplier number>1. All numbers are integers.
Well, look at it this way. 1100 hours (is that machine hours or user hours?) at an average of 8 hours a night is about 137 nights which is 19 weeks.
For a used machine on what is basically the black market, yeah, it's a little high. Not bad but up there.
But getting a backup machine is just wasting energy and money. You don't know what kind of machine you will need to begin with.
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