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February 4, 2014
Manufactured by Human Design Medical.
Take the Z1 Travel CPAP Machine wherever you go with the Z1 PowerShell with Battery. Also a consideration for nightly home use, it helps to omit cord clutter on the bedside table and offers freedom from power outages.
This product includes everything needed to power the Z1 CPAP Machine (not included) while on the go.
- PowerShell Cradle: The PowerShell integrates a Z1 CPAP Machine with the Overnight Battery.
- Overnight Battery With Attached Shuttle: This Lithium Ion battery is lightweight and small in size, the battery with attached shuttle is 4 in. x 3.75 in. x 1.5 in. and weighs 9.8 ounces. It is tested to power the Z1 CPAP machine set to a pressure of 14 cmH2O for 8+ hours of use. Battery run time varies based on the pressure setting of the machine.
The curved 'shell' of the PowerShell holds the machine and overnight battery securely together. The Overnight Battery comes attached to the Battery Shuttle. Insert the battery and shuttle into the lower portion of the PowerShell. Next insert the Z1 Machine (not included with this item) into the upper portion of the PowerShell. The PowerShell comes with a handy Lanyard allowing the Z1 and Battery to be hung from a headboard or tent pole!
Charging The Battery
To charge the PoweShell, insert the battery into the PowerShell. The Z1 power cord charges the battery. The Z1 CPAP machine is not required to be inserted into the PowerShell for charging. If the machine is in place, when charging, the battery icon on the machine screen flashes. When the charge process is complete, the battery icon no longer flashes, indicating a fully charged battery. Battery charge information is not available if the machine is not in the PowerShell.
PLEASE NOTE: Remove the battery from the PowerShell when not in use. The battery charge will be depleted if connected to the PowerShell, even when not in use.
Removing The Machine From the PowerShell
To release the Z1 CPAP Machine from the PowerShell depress the two arrow symbols on the sides of the PowerShell. To remove the battery from the PowerShell press the two blue buttons on the sides of the Battery Shuttle and slide the battery out.
The Z1 with the PowerShell can act as a fail over battery back up. Place the Z1 and the fully charged Overnight Battery in the PowerShell and plug in the AC. If there is an interruption in AC power, the battery back up will take over. The battery does not charge while the Z1 CPAP machine is turned on.
The Z1 PowerShell with Battery is compatible ONLY with the Z1 CPAP Machine. Is is not intended for use with any other machines.
This product does NOT include the Z1 CPAP machine. To read more about the lightest CPAP machine on the market visit this page: Z1 CPAP Machine.
This Product Includes...
- PowerShell Battery Cradle with Lanyard
- Lithium Ion Battery (With Attached Shuttle)
- Battery Shuttle (Attached to Battery)
PowerShell Dimensions Alone: 6"x 4.25" x 3"
PowerShell with Battery and Attached Shuttle and Lanyard: 16.9 Ounces
Battery Pack Content: Lithium Ion
Battery with Attached Shuttle Weight: Approximately 9.8 ounces
Battery & Attached Shuttle Dimensions: 4 Inches L x 3.75 Inches W x 1.5 Inches H (With Battery Shuttle)
Battery Capacity: 45 Wh (Watt-hours)
Battery Voltage: 14.4v (Volts)
Estimated Run Time: Manufacturer tests showed the Overnight Battery included with the PowerShell powered the Z1 CPAP Machine set to a pressure of 14cmH2O for 8 hours of use. Actual battery run time will vary based on machine pressure, machine settings, and personal breathing, with a manufacturer reported maximum run time of 14 hours. Manufacturer reports the battery will deliver at least a "full night." Manufacturer defines "full night" as 4 hours. Replacement battery modules are available for purchase.
Battery Operating Temperature Range: 41 to 95 degree Fahrenheit (5 - 35 degree Celsius)
Estimated Charge Time of Battery If Fully Drained: Up to 8 Hours
Charge Cycles Battery Life: Rated at 2/3 Capacity After 300 Charge Cycles
Charge Shelf Life Before Recharging: 6 Months
Overnight Battery Warranty Period: 9 Months
PowerShell Warranty Period: 2 Years
FAA Compliance: Complies with RTCA/DO-160, Section 21, Category M
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FAA Compliance Letter: The Z1 Battery complies with FAA requirements. To view the FAA compliance letter for the Z1 Travel CPAP Machine, click here.
Z1 Machine Not Included: This is the PowerShell with Lanyard and Battery with Battery Shuttle. This products does NOT include a Z1 Machine. It can be viewed and purchased here: Z1 CPAP Machine.
Important Operation Notes:
Packaging Note: Please note that the battery may come packaged unattached from the white shuttle with blue buttons. The battery can be inserted and connected using the attached velcro on both the battery and battery shuttle.
Prior to First Use: Fully charge the battery prior to the first use of the battery. Follow the manufacturer instructions for charging and storing the battery.
Charging the Battery: The Overnight Battery with attached Shuttle must both be fully inserted into the PowerShell to charge the battery. The Z1 machine is not required to be in the PowerShell to charge the battery. However, battery charge information is available ONLY on the machine display screen. Without the machine, the charge level cannot be determined.
Plug the AC Power Supply into the PowerShell. Plug the power cord into a wall outlet. The charge status of the battery is displayed on the Z1 machine screen using a battery icon with solid bars. When the battery is charging the bars in the battery icon flash. The battery icon stops flashing when the battery is fully charged. The green light on the power supply remains green even when the battery is fully charged. The green light is on any time the power supply is plugged into a wall outlet.
Please Note: When the Z1 CPAP machine and battery are in the PowerShell and plugged into a wall outlet, the battery will charge ONLY when the CPAP machine is OFF. The battery will NOT charge if the CPAP machine is turned on and blowing.
Backup Battery Configuration:
Please Note: In a situation where a power outage is expected but not certain, the battery can be used as a failover. While AC power is available the battery will not loose life cycles.
The Z1 Travel CPAP machines can be connected to the OPTIONAL Powershell and to AC power without causing the lifespan of the battery to decrease. The battery is designed to provide AC power to the machine while it is available, and transition immediately to DC power from the battery if AC power should fail. Once AC power is restored, the battery will begin providing that power to the machine again.
PowerShell & Battery Charge Bars:
- 1 Solid bar = 10-25% charge remaining
- 2 Solid bar = 25-50% charge remaining
- 3 Solid bar = 50-75% charge remaining
- 4 Solid bar = 75-100% charge remaining
Solar Charge: At this time the Z1 Machine and PowerShell CANNOT be charged using solar power. The manufacturer is working towards a solar charge solution, an expected date is not available.
This product is for use only with the Z1 CPAP Machine. It is not compatible with any other machines.