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Cpac Machine Require Standby Power?


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Does anybody know if you are required to have the use of a cpac machine can you write it off on your income tax the installation of a standby house generator? Or get the VA to pay for it?

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Does anybody know if you are required to have the use of a cpac machine can you write it off on your income tax the installation of a standby house generator? Or get the VA to pay for it?

Good question, I don't have the answer, but it sure sucks to wake up in the middle of the night with a full face CPAP mask on an no air comming down the tube!!

If you want to do it on the cheap, use a battery, inverter, and charger/conditioner.

Best regards,

Tyler

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I think that if you have those kind of problems you can get a battery backup for the CPAP. Actually a battery backup that people use for computer would probably work.

Good Luck

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Almost all CPAP machines are designed for use with 12 volt, you can ask the maker of the unit for the car plug in device or do like I did and purchase one on the cheap at Radio Shack.

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I've been using a CPAC device and never thought about what happens when the power goes off.

Thanks for your posts...I'm going to Radio Shack tomorrow.

Ron

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VAMC give me a CPAP machine about 6 years ago. I had a problem sleeping while I was active duty. They can't find the Dr. progress notes while station at FT. Meade,Maryland. What my next step? Need help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks you

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File a claim and get a Doc to link it to the problems you had in service. If you are using a CPAP the Service Connection can be substantial.

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