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Fri Jan 25, 2013, 06:02 PM

What's the life span of a C-Pap machine?

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Reply What's the life span of a C-Pap machine? (Original post)
hedgehog Jan 2013 OP
canoeist52 Jan 2013 #1
mopinko Jan 2013 #2
canoeist52 Jan 2013 #3
hedgehog Jan 2013 #4
jambo101 Jan 2013 #5
pnwmom Apr 2013 #6
efilon May 2013 #7

Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 07:58 PM

1. I had my previous one for about 10 years.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Fri Jan 25, 2013, 10:56 PM

2. mine is about 5 years old.

simple things. they should last forever.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Sat Jan 26, 2013, 08:42 AM

3. Although, my newer one has has electronics

...which are notorious for planned obsolescence breakdown. The old one was basically just a glorified fan machine.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Sat Jan 26, 2013, 12:16 PM

4. Thank-you! I was getting worried that mine would crap out suddenly -

but I think it's the electronics getting a little wonky from time to time.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 02:57 AM

5. 5 years and no problems

Bought a top of the line Resmed with reader card and humidifier both of which i never use., at $2500 i think i got a bit ripped off for a machine that just blows air.but as the insurance was paying i didnt protest. No problems yet but if i did need a new one i'd be looking online for my next one or even on Craigslist if insurance wasnt covering the cost....

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Tue Apr 2, 2013, 04:13 PM

6. My insurance company will authorize one every 5 years.

New hoses and things much more frequently.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Mon May 13, 2013, 10:04 AM

7. 20 years

I had my first machine for 20 years. I got a new one 2 years ago. My doctor said the oldest one she had seen was 21 years. Mine was still working when I got my new one but I decided I wanted a smaller one.

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