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SleepEasy with C-Flex
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  • Page 1 SleepEasy with C-Flex USER MANUAL...
  • Page 2 © 2009 Respironics Inc. and its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Traveling with the System ............................15 Cleaning the Device ..............................15 Cleaning or Replacing the Filters ..........................15 Cleaning the Tubing ..............................16 Cleaning the Water Chamber ..........................16 Service ..................................16 Specifications ................................17 Disposal ..................................18 How to Contact Respironics ..........................18 EMC Information ..............................19 Limited Warranty ............................Back Page anUal...
  • Page 4: Intended Use

    Oxygen accumulated in the device enclosure will create a risk of fire. • When using oxygen with this system, a Respironics Pressure Valve must be placed in-line with the patient circuit after the oxygen source. Failure to use the pressure valve could result in a fire hazard.
  • Page 5: Cautions

    • To avoid electric shock, unplug the device before cleaning it. DO NOT immerse the device in any fluids. • Pins of connectors identified with the ESD warning symbol ( )should not be touched. Connections should not be made to these connectors unless ESD precautionary procedures are used.
  • Page 6: Contraindications

    Caution Class II (Double Insulated) Serial Interface Drip Proof Equipment Maximum Fill Line System Contents Your SleepEasy system includes the following items: • SleepEasy device with integrated humidifier • AC power cord • Flexible tubing • Protective cover • Funnel •...
  • Page 7: System Overview

    Additionally, the C-Flex comfort features provide you with pressure relief when you exhale during therapy. Several accessories are also available for use with your SleepEasy device. Contact your home care provider to purchase any accessories not included with your system. The following diagram illustrates many of the device features.
  • Page 8: Control Buttons

    Control Buttons Display Screen User Buttons Heated Humidifier (HEAT) Button Start/Stop Button Ramp Button Flex Button These buttons are described below. utton eScription Starts the airflow and places the device into Active state, or stops the airflow, and places the device into Standby state.
  • Page 9: Connecting The Breathing Circuit

    To use the system, you will need the following accessories in order to assemble the recommended circuit: • Respironics interface (nasal mask or full face mask) with integrated exhalation port, or Respironics interface with a separate exhalation device (such as the Whisper Swivel II) •...
  • Page 10: Setup The Integrated Humidifier

    Setup the Integrated Humidifier WARNING: Do not use the SleepEasy device without the water chamber in place. irst 1. Slide the water chamber out from the side of the unit. 2. Gently remove the base of the chamber with your hands, being careful not to damage the rubber seal.
  • Page 11: Display

    3. Before each use, rinse the chamber with water. Fill the chamber to the fill line with distilled water using the funnel. CAUTION: Use only distilled water in the chamber. The use of additives or chemicals in the chamber is prohibited.
  • Page 12: Starting The Device

    Starting the Device Note: The numbers shown in the screens throughout this manual are examples only. Actual numbers will vary. 1. Plug the device into an AC power source. The START/STOP, HEAT, RAMP and FLEX buttons light up and the Software Version screen momentarily appears, shown here.
  • Page 13: Heated Humidifier Feature

    Heated Humidifier Feature The Integrated Heated Humidifier is a feature that may reduce nasal dryness and irritation by adding moisture and heat to the airflow. This feature can be enabled or disabled by your home care provider. If the heated humidifier is enabled on your device, press the HEAT button on the top of the device.
  • Page 14: C-Flex Feature

    C-Flex Feature The C-Flex comfort feature allows you to adjust the level of air pressure relief that you feel when you exhale during therapy. To change this setting, press the FLEX button on the top of the device. The C-Flex Setting screen will appear flashing, shown below.
  • Page 15: System Error Screen

    Compliance Check Screen This screen shows you the 5 digit Compliance Check Value. Note: Your home care provider may periodically ask you for this information. Enhanced Compliance VIC: Compliance State Screen The Enhanced Compliance VIC (Visual Inspection Check) function is used to determine if the device was used for at least 70% of the time over a 30 day period.
  • Page 16: Device Alerts

    Device Alerts High Priority Alert – This alert requires immediate operator response. The alert signal is the backlights on the buttons providing a high priority flashing pattern consisting of a continuous, bright-to-off, two-flash pattern (indicated in the following table as: ◊◊ ◊◊...
  • Page 17: Accessories

    • When using oxygen with this system, the oxygen supply must comply with local regulations for medical oxygen. • When using oxygen with this system, a Respironics Pressure Valve must be placed in-line with the patient circuit after the oxygen source. Failure to use the pressure valve could result in a fire hazard.
  • Page 18: Cleaning The Tubing

    4. Wash the gray foam filter in warm water with a mild detergent. Rinse thoroughly to remove all detergent residue. Allow the filter to air dry completely before reinstalling it. If the foam filter is torn, replace it. (Only Respironics- supplied filters should be used as replacement filters.)
  • Page 19: Specifications

    Specifications Environmental perating torage 41 to 95° F (5 to 35° C) -4 to 140° F (-20 to 60° C) emperature 15 to 95% (non-condensing) 15 to 95% (non-condensing) elative umiDity 101 to 77 kPa (0 - 2286 m / 0 - 7500 ft) tmoSpheric reSSure Physical...
  • Page 20: Disposal

    Dispose of the device in accordance with local regulations. How to Contact Respironics To have your device serviced, contact your home care provider. If you need to contact Respironics directly, call the Respironics Customer Service department at 1-800-345-6443 or 1-724-387-4000.
  • Page 21: Emc Information

    EMC Information Guidance and Manufacturer’s Declaration - Electromagnetic Emissions – This device is intended for use in the electromagnetic environment specified below. The user of this device should make sure it is used in such an environment. Missions oMPliance lectroMagnetic nvironMent Uidance RF emissions...
  • Page 22 Guidance and Manufacturer’s Declaration - Electromagnetic Immunity – This device is intended for use in the electromagnetic environment specified below. The user of this device should make sure it is used in such an environment. iec 60601 t MMUnity oMPliance lectroMagnetic nvironMent Uidance...
  • Page 23: Limited Warranty

    Respironics warrants that the system shall be free from defects of workmanship and materials and will perform in accordance with the product specifications for a period of two (2) years from the date of sale by Respironics to the dealer. If the product fails to perform in accordance with the product specifications, Respironics will repair or replace –...
  • Page 24 1060222 Manufactured for: Respironics Inc. 1060131 1001 Murry Ridge Lane JR 7/15/2009 Murrysville, PA 15668 USA EN-DOM...