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#6613736 - 01/03/17 06:19 AM CPAP, battery, solar charger?
Creekrunner Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 8555
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Doing an elk hunt in Montana this fall. First one since I was diagnosed with sleep apnea. Horseback to camp and back.

I've lost some weight and plan to lose more, but I think it's best to pack the dam machine anyway.

Anyone have recommendations for the best small cpap (bipap), a battery, and a solar charger?
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#6614106 - 01/03/17 10:17 AM Re: CPAP, battery, solar charger? [Re: Creekrunner]
Kevin_M Offline
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Registered: 01/05/13
Posts: 585
Loc: Buda, Tx
What my buddy has done in the past is used an inverter connected to a 12v and solar charger. Seemed to work for him pretty well.

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#6614995 - 01/03/17 06:26 PM Re: CPAP, battery, solar charger? [Re: Creekrunner]
Single Shot Offline
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Registered: 02/12/16
Posts: 50
Loc: Conroe, TX
Costly but may be what you need.
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The CPAP machine is about the size of a soda can. Then get a Extra battery.
http://www.alaskasleep.com/blog/cpap-machines-camping-review-best-equipment

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#6615013 - 01/03/17 06:34 PM Re: CPAP, battery, solar charger? [Re: Single Shot]
Creekrunner Offline
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Registered: 10/19/12
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Originally Posted By: Single Shot
Costly but may be what you need.
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The CPAP machine is about the size of a soda can. Then get a Extra battery.
http://www.alaskasleep.com/blog/cpap-machines-camping-review-best-equipment


I saw that thing. And it is dam expensive, but you're right, it may be what works. Thanks.
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#6615560 - 01/04/17 06:36 AM Re: CPAP, battery, solar charger? [Re: Creekrunner]
Dave Davidson Offline
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It won't seem all that expensive when you're freezing your butt off. Been there, done that.


Edited by Dave Davidson (01/04/17 06:37 AM)
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#6677227 - 02/16/17 01:16 PM Re: CPAP, battery, solar charger? [Re: Creekrunner]
Streater Offline
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Registered: 09/15/04
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Loc: Lake X, Texas
I use a power convertor off a deep cycle battery and it works well

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#6679197 - 02/17/17 11:51 PM Re: CPAP, battery, solar charger? [Re: Creekrunner]
djs303 Offline
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Registered: 11/05/12
Posts: 267
Loc: Jackson County
I use mine with a power inverter and a deep cycle battery. I remove the humidifier and only use the blower part to save on electricity.

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#6690851 - 02/28/17 08:49 PM Re: CPAP, battery, solar charger? [Re: Creekrunner]
BrianMc Offline
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Registered: 08/06/14
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Loc: Mansfield Texas
I've done the inverter/deep cycle battery thing... its a pain and not practical for an elk hunt. I got the mouthpiece last year and it works pretty well for travel and camping.

When I went on an international flight a couple years ago, I borrowed a battery pack from a friend. I can't find it online now, but these two sites have some stuff worth considering... still kinda pricey though.

https://www.cpapman.com/cpap-supplies/power-supply-cords-c-23_41.html

http://www.cpap.com/cpap-battery-power/c...KdtABoCE_Tw_wcB

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#6691672 - 03/01/17 02:54 PM Re: CPAP, battery, solar charger? [Re: Creekrunner]
mattyg06 Offline
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Registered: 04/22/14
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Ask your doctor or dentist about a Mandibular Advancement Device(MAD) or Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT). Most OSA patients can be treated with a 'mouthpiece' which requires no batteries.


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#6709602 - 03/19/17 08:07 PM Re: CPAP, battery, solar charger? [Re: mattyg06]
BrianMc Offline
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Registered: 08/06/14
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Loc: Mansfield Texas
Originally Posted By: mattyg06
Ask your doctor or dentist about a Mandibular Advancement Device(MAD) or Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT). Most OSA patients can be treated with a 'mouthpiece' which requires no batteries.




I have one of these too... it works ok but not as good as the cpap.

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#6710679 - 03/20/17 09:05 PM Re: CPAP, battery, solar charger? [Re: mattyg06]
RedSnake Offline
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Registered: 05/08/10
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Loc: Dallas / Nolan County
Originally Posted By: mattyg06
Ask your doctor or dentist about a Mandibular Advancement Device(MAD) or Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT). Most OSA patients can be treated with a 'mouthpiece' which requires no batteries.




Or try one from puresleep.com for $60 -- I can't sleep without mine
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