ResMed AirSense™ 10 CPAP Water Chamber
ResMed AirSense™ 10 CPAP Water Chamber
If you struggle with dry throat or nasal passages after a night of CPAP therapy, you may want to consider adding humidification to your routine. With the ResMed AirSense 10 integrated humidifier, adding humification is as simple as filling this water chamber and connecting it to the machine.
How Much Water Does the ResMed AirSense™ 10 Humidifier Water Chamber Hold?
The ResMed AirSense™ 10 Humidifier Water Chamber has a water capacity of 380 mL, so you should never have to refill during the night. If you find that you run out of water in the middle of your therapy, humidification settings may need to be adjusted. These can be accessed through the “My Options” menu on your ResMed AirSense 10. If water remains in the chamber following a night of CPAP therapy, remove it and rinse the chamber thoroughly before refilling and beginning therapy again.
Keep Your AirSense 10 CPAP Water Chamber Clean
A clean water chamber is important when using humidification for CPAP. If not properly maintained, water chambers can collect bacteria, germs, and mold which can infect the lungs and cause sickness. Daily removal of water and rinsing of the chamber is recommended after therapy. Once per week, wash the water chamber with warm water and a mild detergent. Rinse excess water and let air dry prior to reattaching to your CPAP machine.
Please note this water chamber is not dishwasher safe. The ResMed AirSense 10 water chamber should be washed with warm water and mild detergent by hand on a weekly basis. It should be allowed to dry completely, out of direct sunlight and/or heat. Replace it every 3-6 months on average. Check the user manual that comes with the equipment for full guidance.
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Germ Prevention Smarts: It is recommended to use distilled water with your water chamber. Tap water increases the risk of calcium deposits and bacteria.
How to Use the ResMed AirSense 10 Water Chamber
- Do not fill the tank of water past the maximum fill line. Damage can occur to the humidifier or therapy device. When the tank lid is mounted, water can leak out of the tank inlet (located on the side of the tank) if the water tank is overfilled.
- Check to make sure the hose doesn’t have water in it before disconnecting the hose from the tank outlet. Water can spill out through the hose and into the machine.
- Use only room temperature bottled water to fill the tank. Do not add any contaminants or additives into the water. Harm to either your airway or to the water tank can result.
- Remove the chamber, empty all the water, and refill the empty tank before moving the humidifier base.
- Never fill the tank when it is inside the humidifier.
- Do not disconnect the humidifier from the therapy unit with water in the tank to prevent spillage. Before disconnecting the therapy unit, separate the water tank from the humidifier.
- Never turn the humidifier on without the water tank installed. If no water is present in the water tank, the humidifier number setting must stay set to 0.
- Prior to removing the water tank, the humidifier door must be placed in an open location. Do not empty the water tank without making sure that the humidifier door locks is open. Never move the humidifier if there is water in the tank.
What Heated Humidifiers Work with this AirSense 10 Water Chamber?
This humidifier water chamber can be used with any of the following ResMed CPAP/BiPAP machines:
- AirSense 10 CPAP Machine with HumidAir™ Heated Humidifier
- AirSense 10 Elite CPAP Machine with HumidAir™ Heated Humidifier
- AirSense 10 AutoSet CPAP Machine with HumidAir™ Heated Humidifier
- AirSense 10 AutoSet for Her CPAP Machine with HumidAir™ Heated Humidifier
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|Warranty Term||90 Day|
|Water Chamber Capacity||380 mL|
|Works With Any CPAP||No|
|Clean Mask Tubing||No|