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REMstar Plus C-Flex
USER MANUAL

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  • Page 1 REMstar Plus C-Flex USER MANUAL...
  • Page 2 © 2012 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All rights reserved.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Traveling with the System ..........................18 Cleaning the Device ............................18 Cleaning or Replacing the Filters ........................18 Cleaning the Tubing ..............................18 Service ..................................18 Specifications ................................19 Disposal ..................................20 How to Contact Philips Respironics .......................20 EMC Information ..............................21 Limited Warranty ........................... Back Page User Manual...
  • Page 4: Intended Use

    • This device is not intended for life support. • The device should be used only with masks and connectors recommended by Philips Respironics or with those recommended by the health care professional or respiratory therapist. A mask should not be used unless the device is turned on and operating properly.
  • 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 Philips Respironics DC Power Cord and Battery Adapter Cable. Use of any other system may cause damage to the device.
  • Page 6: Symbol Key

    Symbol Key The following symbols may appear on the device and power supply: ymbol efinition Consult accompanying instructions for use. AC Power DC Power IP22 Drip Proof Equipment Caution, consult accompanying documents. ESD Warning symbol Class II (Double Insulated) Type BF Applied Part For Indoor Use Only.
  • Page 8: System Contents

    Additionally, the C-Flex comfort feature provides you with pressure relief when you exhale during therapy. Several accessories are also available for use with your REMstar Plus C-Flex device. Contact your home care provider to purchase any accessories not included with your system.
  • Page 9: Control Buttons

    • CPAP – This mode delivers Continuous Positive Airway Pressure; CPAP maintains a constant level of pressure throughout the breathing cycle. Available Flex Comfort Feature The REMstar Plus C-Flex device offers the following optional Flex comfort feature: • C-Flex – Provides pressure relief upon exhalation to improve comfort based on your needs. User Manual...
  • Page 10: Installing The Air Filters

    To connect your breathing circuit to the device, complete the following steps: 1. Connect the flexible tubing to the air outlet on the side of the device. Note: Make sure the Tubing type setting (15 or 22) matches the tubing you are using (Philips Respironics 15 or 22 mm tubing).
  • Page 11: 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). IMPORTANT: When you are using Heated Tubing with the compatible System One Heated Humidifier, you must use the 80W power supply.
  • Page 12: 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 13: Setup Screen

    Setup Screen From the Home screen, highlight “Setup” and press the wheel. The following Setup screen will appear. You can change settings in the Setup menu. All settings are shown here. Your display may vary based on device settings. Back C-Flex 1 2 3 Heated Tube humidification...
  • Page 14 • Tubing Type - This setting allows you to select the correct size diameter tubing that you are using with the device. You can choose either (22) for the Philips Respironics 22 mm tubing, or (15) for the Philips Respironics 15 mm tubing.
  • Page 15: Info Screen

    Info Screen From the Home screen, highlight “Info” and press the wheel. The following Info screen will appear. You 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. Back Status Phone-in...
  • Page 16: 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 17 lert uDible isual eVice ction ossible atient ction nDicator ause nDicator Heated Tube Error none Humidifier LED Alert present for Tubing may be Alert is present for 30 seconds or icon will slowly 30 seconds or until overheating or until the condition is fixed. Turn off flash orange for condition is fixed.
  • Page 18 lert uDible isual eVice ction ossible atient ction nDicator ause nDicator • • ◊ ◊ 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 19: Troubleshooting

    Make sure the Tubing type setting (22 or 15) matches the tubing that you are using feels too high or too setting may be (Philips Respironics 22 or 15 mm tubing). low. incorrect. If you are using the Heated Tubing, this setting will be 15H and you cannot change it.
  • Page 20: Accessories

    Using the SD Card The REMstar Plus 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 21: Traveling With The System

    Contact your home care provider for additional information. Airline Travel The REMstar Plus C-Flex device is suitable for use on airlines when the device is operating from an AC or DC power source.
  • Page 22: 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 23: Disposal

    How to Contact Philips Respironics To have your device serviced, contact your home care provider. If you need to contact Philips Respironics directly, call the Philips Respironics Customer Service department at 1-800-345-6443 or 1-724-387-4000. You can also use the following address: Respironics, Inc.
  • Page 24: 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 25 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 evel lectromagnetic nvironment...
  • Page 26 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 evel ompliance evel lectromagnetic...
  • Page 27 Recommended Separation Distances between Portable and Mobile RF Communications Equipment and This Device: The device is intended for use in an electromagnetic environment in which radiated RF disturbances are controlled. The customer or the user of this device can help prevent electromagnetic interference by maintaining a minimum distance between portable and mobile RF communications equipment (transmitters) and this device as recommended below, according to the maximum output power of the communications equipment.
  • Page 28: 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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