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CPAP Machines

Selecting the right CPAP machine to begin your therapy is the first step to a good night's sleep. Our staff has handpicked top-rated machines in every category for every budget. Use our CPAP machine comparison charts and CPAP equipment parts sorter to find the machine that best fits your needs.


Types of CPAP Machines

Selecting the right CPAP machine to begin your therapy is the first step to a good night's sleep. Our staff has handpicked top-rated machines in every category for every budget Use our CPAP machine comparison charts and CPAP equipment parts sorter to find the machine that best fits your needs.


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CPAP Comparison Charts

Compare our bestselling APAP, CPAP, Bi-PAP and travel machines side-by-side. Look for dimensions, pressure features, humidification, sound level, battery options, and more.

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Submit Your Prescription

All CPAP machines require a prescription. Send us your note via our HIPPA-compliant upload, by fax, or by a form to your doctor. Our team will use your physician's guidelines to set up your machine. Text it: Photograph your prescription with your smart phone and text it to (856) 322-2901.

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CPAP Machine Frequently Asked Questions

What is a CPAP machine?

CPAP stands for continuous positive airway pressure. After a diagnosis of sleep apnea, the easiest and most effective treatment is sleep therapy. A CPAP is the most commonly used machine to help people breathe easily throughout the night. It works by delivering a constant flow of pressurized air to your airways, thereby preventing the throat from collapsing when you inhale. As a result, you sleep comfortably without waking up gasping during sleep.

What are the benefits of CPAP therapy?

The constant flow of pressured air delivered through CPAP therapy keeps the airway open and prevents shortness of breath throughout the night. As a result, breathing is normalized and sleep quality improves.

A good night's sleep is vital for your ability to function and feel well. Sleep helps protect your mental and physical health. It leaves you energized and helps you remember, react, and focus as needed. And it greatly improves your quality of life. Left untreated, sleep apnea is associated with high blood pressure, heart disease, and an increased risk of death due to heart attack or stroke.

Do you need a prescription to buy CPAP machines online?

With our online lowest price match guarantee, you can rest assured you are paying the best price for your purchase. If you find a lower price on the same CPAP mask at an authorized online retailer within 14 days of purchase, we will refund the difference. If you see the product listed lower at an authorized online retailer, please contact us at 866.414.9700 for a price match.

How much is a CPAP machine and will insurance cover it?

The average price for a CPAP machine ranges from $500 to $3000 depending on the type of machine you purchase. Fixed pressure, auto-adjusting, and BiPAP machines all vary in price. On average, new machines cost around $850. Users also have the option of adding in a humidifier, which we recommend for a more comfortable experience. All our machines come with a 2-year warranty. Some machines, such as the Philips Respironics DreamStation Auto, offer the opportunity to extend to a 5-year warranty. At The CPAP Shop, we do not accept insurance but we do provide an itemized receipt with corresponding insurance codes to submit for reimbursement. Here's a recent article on the pros and cons of purchasing CPAP therapy via insurance.

How does a CPAP machine work?

In short, a CPAP machine works by taking room air through a filter, pressurizing it according to your individual needs, and then delivering the air to you via a tube and mask.

The first step is choosing the right machine. Features to consider include sound levels, ramp features, and Bluetooth compatibility for data collection and analysis. The unit then begins by taking room air, not oxygen, and passing it through a filter to screen out impurities. It is then pressurized according to your physician's recommended settings or a range if using an auto CPAP machine. Machines deliver pressure between 4 centimeters of water pressure (CWP) to 25 CWP. Air is generally passed through a heated humidifier to add moisture to the air to prevent dry mouth, throat, or nasal cavities. It is then delivered via a tube to the CPAP mask.

Auto CPAP machines have a feature that measures the resistance on a breath by breath basis to detect a collapse in the airway. When an apnea episode is detected, the machine increases the pressure as needed to resolve the apnea. Similarly, if pressure is not needed, the device will lower the range.

How do you pick the best CPAP machine for you?

There are several types of machines. Standard CPAP machines deliver a fixed pressure throughout the night. Auto CPAP machines auto adjust the minimum pressure needed to keep the airway open. Travel CPAP machines are lightweight and compact, designed to deliver sleep therapy on-the-go. Finally, Bi-PAP machines deliver two separate pressures for inhalation and exhalation. Your physician will recommend the best type of machine and appropriate pressure settings for your needs. Auto CPAPs do not require a fixed pressure setting.

How long will it take to receive my machine?

If you place your order by 3:30 pm Monday-Friday and supply us with your prescription, we aim to ship the same day! We believe that getting your CPAP items delivered quickly is very important. and we stock nearly everything we sell. You can almost always expect your order within 1-5 business days anywhere in the United States and within 6-10 business days for international delivery. In addition, we offer faster shipping options for every item including UPS next-day and 2-day air delivery.

Can I call you if I need help after purchasing my CPAP machine?

Yes! We are committed to you and your long-term success with sleep therapy. Our knowledgeable team is here to answer any of your questions, troubleshoot problems, or offer advice as you need. To reach us, you can send us an email, give us a callchat with us online, or visit us in-person at our retail store. Our customer service team is available Monday-Friday from 9:00 am – 5:30 pm and on Saturday from 10:30 am – 3:00 pm.

Do you have any customer resources to help get started on CPAP therapy?

At The CPAP Shop, our customer's long-term success with sleep therapy is our top priority. With our on-staff respiratory therapist, Jose Acosta, CRT, we have created an extensive video library and blog library, including a wealth of tips, expert commentary, product-specific how-to guides, and the latest research.

Here are a few must-reads to get you started:

  1. CPAP machines FAQs answered by real users
  2. How to protect your CPAP machine data
  3. Setting up your CPAP machine and getting started on therapy
  4. Six products every frustrated CPAP user should try

And, as always, our knowledgeable staff is only an email or call away and happy to offer recommendations based on your specific needs.

Is there any side effect to using a CPAP machine?

Initially, some people do find it challenging to fall asleep to CPAP therapy. The goal is to use the CPAP machine long enough to benefit from a sound sleep. Other side effects include discomfort, dry mouth, throat and nasal passages, marks from the mask being overly tight, claustrophobia, and more. However, the benefit of CPAP therapy to a person's health far outweigh the challenges. At The CPAP Shop, we offer many tips to promote adherence including how to pick the right mask and the benefits of CPAP humidification. Our staff can also assist in troubleshooting and offer guidance on selecting the best equipment. We can be reached at 866.414.9700.

What is a sleep coaching?

At The CPAP Shop, we are committed to long-term success with CPAP therapy. As a result, we have partnered with Philips Respironics to connect our customers with experts who can offer advice and troubleshoot problems as you get adjusted to using their Philips DreamStation and DreamStation Go travel CPAP machines. With this optional premier sleep coaching service, users will receive two phone calls from a sleep coach to assist with any technical questions that stem from initial use. Topics covered include machine setup, menu applications, functionality, humidification, heated tubing, CPAP mask issues, and the DreamMapper app.