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REMstar Pro C-Flex +
USER MANUAL

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  • Page 1 REMstar Pro C-Flex + USER MANUAL...
  • Page 2 © 2010 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All rights reserved.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Troubleshooting ..............................14 Accessories ................................15 Traveling with the System ..........................16 Cleaning the Device ............................16 Cleaning or Replacing the Filters ........................16 Cleaning the Tubing ..............................16 Service ..................................16 Specifications ................................17 Disposal ..................................19 How to Contact Respironics ..........................19 Limited Warranty ........................... Back Page User Manual...
  • Page 4: Intended Use

    • If you are using a full face mask (a mask covering both your mouth and your nose), the mask must be equipped with a safety (entrainment) valve. • If you are using the optional Respironics 15 mm tubing, the device tubing type setting must be set to 15. If your device does not have the tubing type setting, you must use the Respironics 22 mm tubing.
  • Page 5: Cautions

    • When DC power is obtained from a vehicle battery, the device should not be used while the vehicle’s engine is running. Damage to the device may occur. • Only use a Respironics DC Power Cord and Battery Adapter Cable. Use of any other system may cause damage to the device. Contraindications...
  • Page 6: System Contents

    Additionally, the C-Flex and C-Flex+ comfort features provide you with pressure relief when you exhale during therapy. Several accessories are also available for use with your REMstar Pro device. Contact your home care provider to purchase any accessories not included with your system.
  • Page 7: Control Buttons

    Therapies The REMstar Pro C-Flex+ device delivers the following therapies: • CPAP – Delivers Continuous Positive Airway Pressure; CPAP maintains a constant level of pressure throughout the breathing cycle. If your health care professional prescribed ramp for you, press the Ramp button to reduce the pressure and then gradually increase the pressure to the therapeutic pressure setting so that you can fall asleep more comfortably.
  • Page 8: Installing The Air Filters

    1. Connect the flexible tubing to the air outlet on the side of the device. WaRninG: If you are using the optional Respironics 15 mm tubing, the device tubing type setting must be set to 15. If your device does not have the tubing type setting, you must use the Respironics 22 mm tubing.
  • Page 9: Navigating The Device Screens

    Complete the following steps to operate the device using AC power: 1. Plug the socket end of the AC power cord (included) into the power supply (also included). 2. Plug the pronged end of the AC power cord into an electrical outlet that is not controlled by a wall switch. 3.
  • Page 10: Ramp Feature

    Ramp Feature The device is equipped with an optional ramp feature that your home care provider can enable or disable. This feature reduces the air pressure when you are trying to fall asleep and then gradually increases (ramps) the pressure until your prescription setting is reached, allowing you to fall asleep more comfortably.
  • Page 11 “22” for any Respironics 22 mm tubing, or “15” for the optional Respironics 15 mm tubing. WaRninG: If you are using the optional Respironics 15 mm tubing, the device tubing type setting must be set to 15. If your device does not have the tubing type setting, you must use the Respironics 22 mm tubing.
  • Page 12: Info Screen

    info Screen From the Home screen, highlight “Info” and press the wheel. The following Info screen will appear. The user cannot change settings in the Info menu. note: These screens are only for reference. Your home care provider may periodically ask you for this information. Compliance VIC Days >...
  • Page 13: Device Alerts

    Device Alerts • High Priority: These alerts require immediate operator response. The alert signal consists of a high priority sound, which is a continuous two-beep pattern (indicated in the following table as: • • • •). Additionally, the backlights on the buttons will provide a high priority flashing pattern consisting of a continuous, bright-to-off, two-flash pattern (indicated in the following table as: ◊◊...
  • Page 14 lert udible isuAl eVice ction ossible Atient ction ndicAtor ndicAtor Ause Patient Reminder single beep Screen displays Only displayed when Message from Your home care provider may message from the therapy transitions the provider. set a patient reminder scheduled provider. from on to off.
  • Page 15 lert udible isuAl eVice ction ossible Atient ction ndicAtor ndicAtor Ause • • ◊ ◊ SD Card: Corrupt Alert present until A problem Choose “yes” to reformat action is taken. exists with the the card. Screen displays Screen displays SD card. The “Reformatting...
  • Page 16: Troubleshooting

    Make sure the Tubing type setting (22 or 15) matches the tubing high or too low. be incorrect. that you are using (Respironics 22 mm tubing, or the optional Respironics 15 mm tubing). If you do not see the Tubing type setting in the setup menu, you must use the Respironics 22 mm tubing.
  • Page 17: Accessories

    Using the SD Card The REMstar Pro C-Flex+ system comes with an SD card inserted in the SD card slot on the back of the device to record information for the home care provider. Your home care provider may ask you to periodically remove the SD card and send it to them for evaluation.
  • Page 18: Traveling With The System

    Contact your home care provider for additional information. airline Travel The REMstar Pro C-Flex+ device is suitable for use on airlines when the device is operating from an AC or DC power source.
  • Page 19: Specifications

    Specifications Environmental Operating Temperature: 5° to 35° C (41° to 95° F) Storage Temperature: -20° to 60° C (-4° to 140° F) Relative Humidity (operating & storage): 15 to 95% (non-condensing) Atmospheric Pressure: 101 to 77 kPa (0 - 2286 m / 0 - 7500 ft) Physical Dimensions: 18 x 14 x 10 cm (7”...
  • Page 20 Maximum Flow Rate (typical) Test pressures (cm H 12.0 16.0 20.0 22 mm Measured pressure at the patient 11.0 15.0 19.0 tubing connection port (cm H Average flow at the patient 84.1 135.2 154.5 146.9 128.7 connection port (l/min) 15 mm Measured pressure at the patient 11.0 15.0...
  • Page 21: Disposal

    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. You can also use the following address: Respironics, Inc.
  • Page 22 User Manual...
  • Page 23: Limited Warranty

    Respironics, Inc. 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, Inc. to the dealer.
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