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Old 06-04-2015, 07:41 PM   #11
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My Berkshire has outlets in the bedroom that are 120volts from the house batteries run through the stock inverter.
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Old 06-04-2015, 07:48 PM   #12
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I have what could be a better idea for some CPAP users.

I tried to use a CPAP but simply could NOT tolerate air being forced down my throat (and I tries all the masks and air pillows)

Wonder of wonders, my sleep Dr found this:

https://somnomed.com/patients/somnod...-for-patients/

It is not for everyone but it works for ME and even my wife, who adapted to a CPAP easily loved the concept so much she converted.

No cleaning tubes, humidifiers, or other stuff to deal with, Just pop it in your mouth (like a retainer) and off to la-la land!

Like Steve Jobs said: It.Just.Works.

P.S. I have a couple of Icon high end CPAPs for sale if any are interested
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Old 02-18-2016, 07:33 PM   #13
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I only use CPAP for snoring. I have tried 2 different oral devices, both fitted by a dentist and very expensive. They both had great reviews. Neither one worked, AT ALL. I'm pretty gun-shy to invest in yet another one.
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Old 02-18-2016, 07:49 PM   #14
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seems like as soon as you mention a sleep or snoring problem to your Dr., your going home with a CPAP. They hand them out like candy on Halloween
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Old 02-19-2016, 11:13 AM   #15
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Well, sleep apnea is a darn dangerous disorder

So, yeah, if you snore or your partner notices that you stop breathing when you sleep (or catch your breath) run, don't walk to your Dr and get a sleep study done.

This disorder can kill you!
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X2 BamaBob. My father died in his sleep 6 months before retirement. I bought new one last year when we got the sun seeker works either 110v or 12v. We have 12v plugs bedroom, living room and cab over. Never even take a nap without cpap
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Old 03-10-2016, 03:33 PM   #17
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I put an extra deep cycle battery on the floor next to the bed and plug my CPAP into a inverter. I've used for 2 nights in a row without recharging the battery. Haven't tried 3 yet.
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Old 03-10-2016, 08:01 PM   #18
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As a couple of people have already mentioned getting a 12v DC power supply for your cpap is the way to go for boondocking. Mine was $84 from CPAP.COM. Included free shipping. I have an Airsense 10 unit. The supply I purchased is from the manufacturer of my CPAP so I was very comfortable it was ok for my unit. I have a DC power supply in my bedroom of my 5'er. If you don't have one wiring one would be easy and cheap (especially compared to an inverter). You do need a battery that will not go dead on you overnight from the drain of your CPAP. It is not a lot of draw but with a numidifier it might be hard on a single low end 12 volt battery. I have 2 trojan 6 volts in series and have no issues.

I was considering the inverter but when it came down to it, my CPAP and TV were the only things i needed it for. With the CPAP taken care of I feel like no way am I working that hard to have a TV when I am out boondocking in nature.
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I have a lithium-ion battery pack for mine. It was a little pricey, but, it's small in a self contained case, and runs my cpap for 3 nights easily. No worries about battery "memory" loss when charging. Batteries will last for years and years. I charge mine once per year just to freshen them up in case we lose power at the house.


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Old 03-23-2016, 08:48 PM   #20
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I am a buyer for a DME company, most all of the newer cpap and bipap's have a DC power cord specific to your machine available to buy. Your supplier should be able to sell you one or go to one of the cpap on line companies. Power inverters are not really the best option on the newer cpaps, something about the sine waves. My wife uses a cpap and has had good luck with the DC cord and a deep cycle battery next to the bed. You can buy small batteries for back packing on line. If your using a RV getting an extra deep cycle would be less expensive.
With the DC cords you will have to turn off the heat on the humidifier.
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