DC Converter for S8 Machines
The DC Converter for S8 Machines allows a DC capable S8 or S8II machine to be powered from a DC power source with a cigarette-lighter style, power adapter plug.
This cord works with the following ResMed devices:
- S8 AutoSet II
- S8 Vantage EPR Auto
- S8 Escape
- S8 Escape II
- S8 Elite II
- S8 Elite
- S8 VPAP Auto
Word of Caution to ResMed S8 and S8 II Machine Users
YOU MUST USE this type of DC-12 Converter when powering S8 machines through a DC battery source. Failure to do so can result in damage to your CPAP.
This Product Includes...
Cable Output: Voltage =12V DC; Maximum Amp = 2.5A
Cable In: Voltage =10-30V DC; Maximum Amp = 4A
Total Weight of Converter and Cords: Approx 11.2 oz (.7 lb)
Converter Dimensions: 4 1/8 in L x 2 5/8 in W x 1 1/2 in D
Cord Length from Power Adapter to Converter (Not Including Power Adapter): Approx 47 in
Cord Length from Machine Connector Pin to Converter (Not Including Pin): Approx 73 in
Manufacturer Warranty: 6 Months
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Important Note For RESmed S8 and S8 II Machine Alone Use: YOU MUST USE an appropriate converter such as this product to draw power directly from a DC battery source to connect to an S8 and S8II machine alone and provide power. Failure to do so can result in damage to your machine.
Using a ResMed S8 machine with a Humidaire H3i or H4i: A pure AC power source is required in order for the humidifier to work properly. The machine disables the humidifier when connected through DC Power. Use a pure sine wave inverter to provide pure A/C power to power both the machine and heated humidifier. An example of this type of inverter: DC to AC Pure Sine Wave Power Inverter.
ResMed VPAP Auto 25 and VPAP ST: ResMed VPAP Auto 25 and VPAP ST use a different cord, DC-24 Converter For ResMed. Refer to the Respironics Battery Kit for ResMed VPAP Auto 25, VPAP Malibu & VPAP ST Machines for a battery kit for these machines.
Vehicle Safety Tips
These vehicle safety tips are written according to statements from the manufacturer.
- When the device is not in use, the DC converter should not be plugged into the vehicle.
- Observe battery capacity to avoid draining the vehicle's battery.
- The DC converter is safe for use with a running vehicle.
- The 12 volt is intended to be used with common systems that are "positive hot" and "negative ground" only. If these details are unknown, speak with the manufacturer of the vehicle.
The battery worked fine for one night but when I tried to charge it the next day from my car lighter outlet, it burned up and was unusable. more...
Only owned the item for a short time but in limited testing it appears to do everything I expected. Will make sleeping much easier when engaged in an activity where a normal 110 volt power plug in source is not an option. more...
I use this converter camping. It works great.
It was easy to understand and use. We were able to use it camping for two nights. So excited to have the products. Also, it was super easy to purchase. The CPAP team was great! more...
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If you have an older S8 machine, this DC converter is necessary for proper operation of a BPS battery pack. Do not attempt to run it with the sine wave converter - it will only run for a few hours. more...
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