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Lukie Offline

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Machine: Resmed S9 Auto
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Mask Make & Model: Airfit F 10
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Other Comments: Masks: Simplus, Air, Quattro fx, Nano, Eson, Swift fx and Activ

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Location: Vermont

Post: #21
RE: full face mask ideas - again
Simplus does have a forehead support and it is the best full face mask IMHO. I have the Air and the F10. Both leak and mash in too easily and leak when used as directed. The Simplus does leak around the eyes for me but a Remzzs mask liner or a Gecko gel fix that for me.
07-10-2014 06:50 AM
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PaytonA Offline
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Machine: ResMed S9 VPAP Auto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Resmed Mirage Quattro
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CPAP Pressure: VAuto MinE14.0 MaxI 20.6 PS4.0
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

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Location: Orange County,California

Post: #22
RE: full face mask ideas - again
(07-07-2014 04:26 PM)Kadenz Wrote:  
(07-04-2014 07:44 PM)PaytonA Wrote:  What is your pressure range??

My pressure varies a lot (it's auto adjusting) but is mostly in the 8 to 16 range.

My leaks are at the high end of that range. I find that the leaks with the Quattro FX are fairly consistent, but for some reason are not with the Air (being low some nights and very high on others).

Many thanks

Kadenz

Have you noticed in Sleepyhead if your leaks with the Air are when your machine has your pressure on the high side?
07-10-2014 11:03 AM
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JimZZZ Offline

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Machine: ResMed S9 AutoSet
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: Fisher & Paykel Simplus
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CPAP Pressure: 9 - 14
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: CareFusion PureSom Ultra Chinstrap

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Location: Western North Carolina

Post: #23
RE: full face mask ideas - again
(07-10-2014 06:50 AM)Lukie Wrote:  Simplus does have a forehead support and it is the best full face mask IMHO. I have the Air and the F10. Both leak and mash in too easily and leak when used as directed. The Simplus does leak around the eyes for me but a Remzzs mask liner or a Gecko gel fix that for me.
I second your opinion of the Simplus. After trying several masks, both nasal and full face, I settled on the Simplus. I like the roomy feel of the mask and have almost no problem with leaks. My only issue is with aerophagia when I spend too much time sleeping on my back. However, this problem is not caused by the mask.
07-10-2014 07:11 PM
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Kadenz Offline

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CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: England

Post: #24
RE: full face mask ideas - again
(07-10-2014 11:03 AM)PaytonA Wrote:  
(07-07-2014 04:26 PM)Kadenz Wrote:  
(07-04-2014 07:44 PM)PaytonA Wrote:  What is your pressure range??

My pressure varies a lot (it's auto adjusting) but is mostly in the 8 to 16 range.

My leaks are at the high end of that range. I find that the leaks with the Quattro FX are fairly consistent, but for some reason are not with the Air (being low some nights and very high on others).

Many thanks

Kadenz

Have you noticed in Sleepyhead if your leaks with the Air are when your machine has your pressure on the high side?


They are, but that is true with the Quattro FX too. The thing is, although the leaks go up with the pressure, they go very much higher on some nights than on others with the Air.
07-11-2014 04:58 PM
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PaytonA Offline
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Machine: ResMed S9 VPAP Auto
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Post: #25
RE: full face mask ideas - again
What pressure range is your S9 set for?
07-11-2014 11:39 PM
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woozie38 Offline

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Machine: Fisher & Paykel Icon + Auto
Mask Type: Full face mask
Mask Make & Model: F&P Simplus
Humidifier: Integral
CPAP Pressure: 8 to 14
CPAP Software: SleepyHead Other Software

Other Comments: 17 years of CPAP + supp. oxygen @ 3 L/min

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Location: Toowoomba, Queensland Australia

Post: #26
RE: full face mask ideas - again
Quote: I tried the airfit P10 because it
did not have the forehead support, but in the end it did not work for me because I felt it needed a forehead support!

The F&P Simplus in fact, does have a forehead support.

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08-23-2014 06:04 PM
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readyforsleep Offline

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Location: Lawrenceburg, Indiana

Post: #27
RE: full face mask ideas - again
I did end up with the Simplus and am very happy.

2010 sleep study 63 AHI, 2014 3.0
08-23-2014 06:50 PM
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