Background and Identification
The REMstar LX and REMstar LX Plus CPAP systems are microprocessor controlled devices that deliver continuous positive airway pressure therapy in one mode for the treatment of adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea only. The CPAP mode provides a constant level of positive pressure throughout the breathing cycle to pneumatically splint the airway open.
Note: The only difference between LX and Plus LX models is that the Plus LX has a time meter.
The units incorporate a key pad with two user buttons, a Light-Emitting Diode (LED) signal light, a time meter (REMstar Plus LX only), and a 2-digit LED display. The units may be operated using either AC (115 - 230 VAC) or DC (12 VDC) power
''10" x 5.50" x 4.75" (25 x 14 x 12 cm)
Less than 5 lb. (2.27 kg)
41 - 104° F (5 - 40°C)
Fuse Information and Size
0.8 amp or 800 ma time delay (100 - 120 VAC)
0.315 or 315 ma time delay (230 - 240 VAC)
5 mm x 20 mm
4.0 - 20.0 cm H₂O (AC/DC/CPAP Operating)
AC Power Connector: Connect to AC power cord
Air Outlet Port: Connect to flexible tubing
Blower On/Off Button: This button turns the blower either on or off
DC Power Connector: Optional DC power connection
Filter: The pollen filter screens out normal household dust and pollens
Filter Cap: The filter cap can be positioned to direct airflow
Key Pad: Includes user buttons, LED signal light, 2-digit LED display and time meter(REMstar Plus LX only)
Time Meter: Records hours of operation
2-digit LED Display: Displays pressure and altitude settings
LED Signal Light: The green light signals when the units are ready for use. The light will go out when the airflow is turned on. A flashing light signals that the units need to be serviced.
Common Problems and Maintenance
Cleaning the Filter: The filter should be cleaned at least once every two weeks under normal usage and replaced with a new one every six months.
The REMstar Plus will not turn on: Make sure that the REMstar Plus is plugged into a working outlet.If you are using a DC battery, the battery may need to be recharged or replaced or the fuses may need to be replaced. Contact your home care provider or Respironics for directions on having theREMstar Plus serviced. Please have the devices’ serial number ready when you call.
The pressure being delivered feels different: Check the elevation setting to be sure it is set to your elevation Change the elevation setting if necessary. If the elevation setting incorrect, contact your home care provider or Respironics for directions on having the REMstar Plus serviced. Please have the device’s serial number ready when you call.
The noise level of the REMstar Plus has changed to include unusual or harsh sounds during operation: Contact your home care provider or Respironics for directions on having the REMstar Plus serviced. Please have the device’s serial number ready when you call.