Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Portland Oregon
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Dang!! I will look at the little label on the bottom. Didn't think of that.
Yes, I have a 12-volt cig lighter adapter, not an inverter. It's heavy duty and specifically designed for the CPAP machine, not a Radio Shack cheapie.
Last night I tried running CPAP at home on one of those emergency jump starters, with light, compressor, etc. The CPAP ran fine for about two minutes, then crapped out. I recharged it overnight and will try again tonight. Jump starter has a little meter on it, so I can track the drain, if it'll work tonight. That should allow me to guage the usage a bit.
Also, I read on the net that I might have to change the fuse that's in it to a 7 watter. I'll do that tonight and test her again.
If I actually do try it on the boat, the only thing that'll be running are two LED cabin lights. I can just not use the stereo and use the iPOD for music. When I do sleep on the boat, since having this stupid machine, I sleep pretty well without it.
Thanks for the replies.
Water is Life
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Last edited by carl762; 10-14-2011 at 12:45 PM.