The C. P. A. P. thread

Interesting discussion, I use the resmed at home and a z2 for travel, I have a battery pack which I can get 3 days out of on a single charge and possibly 4 with it plugged in on a few short car rides.

I’m liking the resmed, previously had the Fisher and Paykel, which whilst good is t close to the Resmed. As noted CPAP was developed here and apparently resmed got in early with the patents so their algorithms for the air flow work better.

I set up my z2 by feel and got the pressure right but I do prefer the fact my resmed feeds info back to the clinic for review to make sure I’m getting the full breath.

Anyway my one question is if anyone has had any experience with the resmed Bongo or similar nose style plugs. Whilst traveling I’m happy for the machine to be in my bags but I did want something to help a little on flights and hiking where I can’t take a machine.
 
Seeking advice - my Dad is planning on flying to HNL on QF later this year (not yet booked), QF103 one-way to HNL, and then a cruise back to Australia. He's planning to buy Y+ tickets for him and his wife.

I know there's a power outlet at the seats (not just USB) and I know Qantas require a form to be completed to approve use of a CPAP in-flight.

Is there anything else I should advise my Dad about? Any other concerns about using his CPAP in-flight on the QF 787?
 
Seeking advice - my Dad is planning on flying to HNL on QF later this year (not yet booked), QF103 one-way to HNL, and then a cruise back to Australia. He's planning to buy Y+ tickets for him and his wife.

I know there's a power outlet at the seats (not just USB) and I know Qantas require a form to be completed to approve use of a CPAP in-flight.

Is there anything else I should advise my Dad about? Any other concerns about using his CPAP in-flight on the QF 787?
No, it is pretty simple. There ais a list of approved devices you should check it seems like a formality. The form asks if you will have a battery and asks if you want to use normal in-seat power or a designated medical power outlet
 
Seeking advice - my Dad is planning on flying to HNL on QF later this year (not yet booked), QF103 one-way to HNL, and then a cruise back to Australia. He's planning to buy Y+ tickets for him and his wife.

I know there's a power outlet at the seats (not just USB) and I know Qantas require a form to be completed to approve use of a CPAP in-flight.

Is there anything else I should advise my Dad about? Any other concerns about using his CPAP in-flight on the QF 787?
I had issues with the in seat power on QF last year and couldn't use mine so now I have a battery - YMMV
 
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Hi all am travelling on 15 hour overnight flight Air Canada. Plane is a 777-200 I am in a Premium Economy Seat last row before the divider.
Going to buy an Air Mini to take with me. I have no idea about the practical use of it on a plane though, I gather I need to buy a battery for it as Air Canada apparently don't want you to plug them in.

Where does it sit? Can i just sit it on my lap with me as its only a mini?. What batteries will be Compliant with Flying Codes? Would the cpap noise from the mini disturb other passengers or does the plane drown it out.

My Sleep Apnea is very severe and I never sleep without my CPAP. Had to be resuscitated after a procedure as they didn't put my cpap on me in recovery

..and I guess i need to inform Air Canada ahead of time, anything else I need to know, am a bit embarrassed about even wearing it on the plane, am on the aisle seat and husband is next to me in a row of four.
 
Hi all am travelling on 15 hour overnight flight Air Canada. Plane is a 777-200 I am in a Premium Economy Seat last row before the divider.
Going to buy an Air Mini to take with me. I have no idea about the practical use of it on a plane though, I gather I need to buy a battery for it as Air Canada apparently don't want you to plug them in.

Where does it sit? Can i just sit it on my lap with me as its only a mini?. What batteries will be Compliant with Flying Codes? Would the cpap noise from the mini disturb other passengers or does the plane drown it out.

My Sleep Apnea is very severe and I never sleep without my CPAP. Had to be resuscitated after a procedure as they didn't put my cpap on me in recovery

..and I guess i need to inform Air Canada ahead of time, anything else I need to know, am a bit embarrassed about even wearing it on the plane, am on the aisle seat and husband is next to me in a row of four.
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Hi all am travelling on 15 hour overnight flight Air Canada. Plane is a 777-200 I am in a Premium Economy Seat last row before the divider.
Going to buy an Air Mini to take with me. I have no idea about the practical use of it on a plane though, I gather I need to buy a battery for it as Air Canada apparently don't want you to plug them in.

Where does it sit? Can i just sit it on my lap with me as its only a mini?. What batteries will be Compliant with Flying Codes? Would the cpap noise from the mini disturb other passengers or does the plane drown it out.

My Sleep Apnea is very severe and I never sleep without my CPAP. Had to be resuscitated after a procedure as they didn't put my cpap on me in recovery

..and I guess i need to inform Air Canada ahead of time, anything else I need to know, am a bit embarrassed about even wearing it on the plane, am on the aisle seat and husband is next to me in a row of four.
I use a Transcend II travel CPAP with a battery. I sleep on my side with the machine and battery beside me; I pull the blanket over my head and nobody would know I was using my machine...no need to feel embarassed.
 
I use a Transcend II travel CPAP with a battery. I sleep on my side with the machine and battery beside me; I pull the blanket over my head and nobody would know I was using my machine...no need to feel embarassed.
What battery are you using? I bought a P8 with the Transcend II but it’s been cactus for 4-5 years now and was never much of a battery.
 
I use the P8. It has just died after 12 years of faithful service (and I use the battery every night).

Problem is a new P8 retails at around $500.
Let me know if you find a better alternative.
 
What did you pay for the lot if you don’t mind me asking
It was not the best price and Im usually one to search for a great deal, but circumstances meant I needed to buy it local and pick it up rather than waiting for delivery. (I didn't actually pay anything though, my health fund covers the lot ). *It was the best price out of the few places I could purchase from locally!

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