1.Machine pushes air through the tubing to the mask
2.Mask allows pressurized air to enter the airway
3.Humidifier adds moisture to the air you breathe
4.90w power supply unit provides continuous power
5.Filters are used to keep allergens out of the airflow
Your AirCurve 10 machine has been set up for your needs by your medical equipment supplier – the CPAP store where you picked up your equipment. But it's understandable you may want to make small adjustments based on your comfort needs. Here are some tips on how to adjust the comfort settings.
On your AirCurve 10 machine, rotate the dial to highlight My Options and press the dial to see your current settings. From here, you can personalize your options.
The humidifier moistens the air and is designed to make your therapy more comfortable. With the Climate Control enhanced Auto setting 3 ClimateLineAir heated tubing is required to use Climate Control Auto setting. , both temperature and humidity are automatically pre-set at levels designed for maximum comfort; all you have to do is plug it in and press Start.
You can also manually set the Humidity Level to Off or between 1 and 8, where 1 is the lowest humidity setting and 8 is the highest humidity setting. (Note: if you're using a ClimateLineAir™ heated tube, you will need to turn the Climate Control setting on your device from “Auto” to “Manual” in order to access the humidity level setting.)
If you're getting a dry nose or mouth, turn up the humidity.
If you're getting any moisture in your mask, turn down the humidity.
How to adjust humidity:
Ramp Time is designed to make the beginning of therapy more comfortable and is the period during which the airflow pressure increases from a low start pressure to your prescribed treatment pressure. You can set your Ramp Time to Off, from 5 to 45 minutes.
How to adjust Ramp Time:
Need more help with your comfort settings? Your medical equipment supplier can help make any other necessary adjustments.
The CPAP equipment provider – the store where you picked up your mask and machine – is responsible for providing you with ongoing clinical support, including answering any questions and helping you resolve any issues that you may be experiencing with your AirCurve 10 machine or settings. Getting used to therapy can be challenging and there may be different equipment options that will work better for your personal comfort needs, so don't hesitate to reach out!
Not sure who your CPAP equipment provider is? We can help, fill out our Contact Us form or simply use our Chat Bot.
You should clean your machine weekly.
How to clean your AirCurve machine
Time it takes: 5 minutes
Supplies you'll need to clean your machine:
Weekly step-by-step cleaning tips:
ResMed has observed that prolonged and repeated use of an ozone device may eventually cause internal damage to a ResMed machine, leading to an increase in motor noise. The ResMed limited warranty excludes damage to ResMed machines caused by use of ozone devices.
It's important to take regular care of your CPAP supplies which can be affected by dirt and general wear. You should regularly check the water tub, air tubing and the air filter for any damage.
Here are some replacement tips for your CPAP machine parts:
For help with when and how to replace your machine parts, contact your CPAP equipment store and ask if they have a replacement supply (resupply) program so you can get new parts on a consistent schedule. You should also check with your insurance to see what replacement parts are covered under your plan and how often you can replace them.
While ResMed masks are designed to be compatible with most ResMed machines, it is best to confirm compatibility for your specific mask to determine the correct mask setting for your machine.
Here’s a list of recommended compatible masks:
Full face masks:
Nasal/nasal pillow masks:
Click here for the most up-to-date list of compatible masks.
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Source: ClimateLineAir heated tubing is required to use Climate Control Auto setting.
Source: Crocker, M et al. Chest. 2016; 150(4_S):1269A-1269A.