A heated CPAP hose contains copper coils embedded in, or wrapped around, the hose. These coils are gently heated to conduct a constant temperature throughout the length of the hose. This enhances the comfort of the therapy and reduces or eliminates rainout caused by the water condensing as it travels through the hose to the mask.
Heated hoses are more expensive alternatives to cloth tubing insulation, but they prevent rainout in nearly all cases. The Hybernite Rainout Control System is a stand alone option that can be used with any machine to prevent rainout and increase delivered humidification.
Some manufacturers have developed heated hoses to work specifically with select machines in their product lines. The ClimateLineAir™ Heated Tube for AirSense™ 10 and AirCurve™ 10 Machines is an example of a heated hose used by the AirSense™ 10 and AirCurve™ 10 Machines.
Here are some heated hoses we carry:
Your CPAP hose will last longer if it is detached every morning and hung to air dry.
Drying the hose each morning will also prevent bacteria from growing in the damp interior and help reduce the possibility of colds and other health issues. Remember, what is in the hose goes into the airway.
If you are not drying the hose daily, then be sure to replace the hose very frequently as negative health issues will result!
Hose care tips:
Hose care tools:
There are a few ways to keep from getting tangled up in your CPAP tubing. Try running your CPAP hose behind the headboard of your bed. Also, there are several types of suspension systems we carry here at CPAP.com. You can see the different types of Hose Management Systems under our Comfort & Cleaning section. One example is the HoseBuddy Tangle Free CPAP Hose Suspension System:
All CPAPs will operate on DC power with the use of an Inverter to change the current from DC to AC before it reaches the machine. However, many will operate on DC power without the need for an inverter, just a power cord that plugs into the CPAP and ends in a cigarette lighter plug.
Inverters do require a lot of power. If you need to use an inverter to run your machine on battery power, the inverter will probably take about half the life off the battery.
To determine if your CPAP will operate without an inverter, look for a DC outlet on the machine, either at the back or on the side, with a single opening directly in the center. It should be labeled "DC POWER" or similar term. You can also review our Compare Charts to see if your machine has a optional DC cable option.
Here is a video describing different DC cable and battery options for various machines:
This hose manager is easy to set up, and certainly has decreased my "boxing" with the hose as I turn over in the middle of the night. I wish it came with extra hose clips; they don't look sturdy. Plus if you rinse your hose everyday, that's a lot of wear and tear on those tiny plastic parts. Based on the way the Hozer solution looks, I have to wonder how those other, less expensive hose managers operate and look like. ??
It is as indispensable as the hose itself. Unquestionably is my best purchase.
Just terrific! I only lasted two weeks struggling with a hose laying across my chest. I bought this, set it up in minutes (didn't use the middle section, I have a high bed) and wow what a different. I love it, no wrapping up in the hose, having it hang down over the bed, struggling with it under the covers...................and the nose pillow doesn't dislodge, I can sleep on my side much better! Great value to me for the money.
This is the best thing that I have purchased since I found out that I had severe sleep apnea. What a difference it made to sleep more comfortable. I have a 6ft hose, so I removed the middle section of the rod and it works beautifully. I was hesitant due to it's price, but after going through so many sleepless nights of readjusting my hose all through the night, that I figured it was worth the risk. The only thing is I wish they offered a little larger clip so I can put it over my snuggle hose cover which I also ordered. I just can't clip it all the way closed. GREAT INVENTION!!!
This was a tremendously worthwhile purchase! I toss and turn a lot, so wrestling with my Hose each night was aggravating. The Hozer set up quite easily, and within minutes I was checking out where to best position so the flexible rods would suspend hose and mask at just the right spot. From that first night I noticed how much easier it was as I turned from back to side, etc while falling asleep. I may have even slept longer between wakeups. I like that it breaks down to fit inside a small travel bag but I haven't travelled with it yet. Definitely get this one over the less expensive ones if you can afford it.
The hozer is awesome. It packs up easily in your bag and is great at keeping the hose out of the way. Highly recommend.
I've been waiting for a long time for a device like this. I toss and turn all noght long and am tired of my mask being pulled of my face, air hose disconnectiong, getting tangled in the hose. This fixes all of those problems. I've used it about a week and have been able to sleep the entire night without waking up to turn over or unwrap the hose from my head, pillow or headboard. The device is light weight, well built, very flexable (like a fighing rod) and easy to use and install. I love it and highly recommend it to others like me who can't stay in one spot all night and toss and turn.
light and easy to use I bought one for the cabin also . It is easy enought to move and transport but for the 30.00 price why not have 2.
A little stiff at first, but hanging a weight from it for a few days puts a curve into the rod for perfect hanging overhead. Also, could work better with hose snuggies.
OK, if you have gotten this far and haven't ordered it yet, what are you waiting for? I don't toss and turn at night and had no idea that the hose was causing subtle disturbances. I didn't know I needed it, but I absolutely love the Hozer. I didn't think I needed to take it with me on an overnight trip, but I did and was so glad to have it. Who would have ever thought a person could get so excited about having a "fishing pole" hanging overhead? Very well made and engineered
Easily fits in an overnight/carry-on bag. Is easy to assembly & works great.
This allows me to move around in different positions which make a big difference if you change positions alot like I do. I used to sleep on my stomach until I started on a CPAP machine 8 years ago. I had to get used to sleeping on my back. Now I can lay on my stomach once again.
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