Frequently Asked Questions
Which Transcend MiniCPAP device is right for me?
What do I need for therapy away from mains power?
To use your Transcend overnight without mains power you will need a battery. With the Transcend 3, you can use either a P10 Battery. All are charged using mains power as standard, but if this is not available to you then you can use the if you have a DC power source available.for 6-8 hours usage or the for 12-16 hours*. For the Transcend 365, there is the
*Average. Actual operational time may vary based upon altitude, respiratory rate, and tidal volume.
How do I travel with Transcend? Can I use it on my flight?
Carry your Transcend with you on your flight. As a medical device, it will not count as one of your carry-on items. Never check a sleep apnea therapy device with your baggage as it can be damaged through normal luggage handling procedures. Your doctor can provide you with a letter stating your diagnosis and the need to carry your device with you, if necessary. Transcend is FAA-approved for inflight use with the battery. Be sure to call the airline in advance to clarify procedures and in-flight policies.
Can the CPAP be operated upside down?
The Transcend CPAP is designed for efficient therapy delivery regardless of orientation, thus you may seat the device in whichever direction allows for the most comfortable therapy.
What about CPAP masks?
Transcend MiniCPAPs machines can be used with all CPAP masks, including nasal cushion, nasal pillow, and full face. To give you the freedom to use the mask of your choice, Transcend does not come with a CPAP mask. This is common practice with all CPAP offerings.