are two different types of CPAP humidifiers available. One the one hand
you have heated
humidifiers, which work by heating the water enough so
that the airstream gathers moisture an increases the air
temperature inside your mask. A cool
passover humidifier uses water that is at room temperature
to add moisture to the air.
device you choose is usually down to personal preference and will
depend on where you live. If you live in an area that is hot and humid,
the temperature in your room will be high enough so that you will not
need water to be heated. Some machines will give you an option of
setting the temperature yourself but this depends on the brand
and obviously the amount of money you're willing to spend.
Often times, people are
not sure whether they need to use ordinary
tap water or distilled water for their CPAP humidifier.
There is no right or
wrong answer to this question as it depends on the quality
of water you have in your house.
or bottled water is generally
the best choice and this is recommended by most
manufacturers. Using distilled water will in most cases prolong
the life of the humidifier and reduce risk of infection,
bacteria found in the regular water supply. The general rule is: if you
would not want to drink the water yourself, do not consider putting it
in your machine.
your CPAP humidifier water tub and replacing the water is extremely
important. It is advised that this is done on a daily basis
your lungs are being exposed to the water. The water tub can only be
rinsed clean with mild detergents.
from using any harsh products that may taint the tub
perfume, bleach, chlorine or ammonia. If the hose of the machine fills
up with condensation, this is known as 'rain out' and can
be fixed by
ensuring your room temperature is warmer, and the humidity level turned
down on the machine. The aim is to try to keep the tube, and the air
inside, as warm as possible.
CPAP Humidifiers For Your CPAP Machine
Water/Humidifier Chamber for PR System One Heated Humidifier
reasonably priced replacement chamber is meant to be be used on the PR
System One Heated Humidifier and is both dishwasher
safe and easy to disassemble. The part
arrives exactly as listed and will fit your machine perfectly.
far better priced than some others on the market and is cheaper than
buying in a medical store near you. Most
people who purchase the chamber will buy more than one at a time due to
the excellent price. They are priced
you have any queries about the product at all, the manufacturer is more
to help and the customer service has a fast response time.
the 5-star reviews, it would be foolish not to consider this
replacement chamber for your heated humidifier.
Water Chamber for Respironics M-Series
replacement water chamber for Respironics
M-Series is a
perfect fit for your CPAP device, and also comes with two style lids,
round fittings. If you have ever struggled to find a good
quality water chamber to replace an existing one, then look no
price is extremely fair for the quality of the
product, which comes highly recommended. Many people worry about
replacing their water chamber as they have purchased ones before that
do not fit properly.
there is no need to
worry as this will not be a big issue at all. If you do buy this
product, you will not hesitate to come back as a return customer. The
only reason it would need replaced is personal choice, or accidental
should replace your chambers often to keep them fresh, as the
moisture from the water is inhaled and needs to be bacteria free. This
product is also easy to clean and small enough to be practical, and not
an eye sore.
Chamber For Hc220 Series
are many medical supply companies that would charge a 75% markup on
this product for getting exactly the same quality. The Fisher &
chamber for Hc220 Series can be
cleaned with a brush
but it is advised that you use distilled water in the tank
chamber has two ports with one
on the top and one
on the side. Although they are not included as part of the
other components can be purchased for your CPAP device. Ultra fine
disposable filters can be bought that will discolor when they need to
you are having trouble reaching the bottom of the chamber to clean it,
you can try soaking it using
one part vinegar and two parts water for
twenty minutes. Unfortunately there is no way of opening the top of the
chamber to clean it.
is also sold separately but can be bought at a reasonable price. The
biggest selling point
of this humidifier chamber is definitely the price you pay for such