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Introducing the Z1 Auto, HDM's latest travel CPAP design. Measuring just 6.5 inches long and weighing less than a pound, it's the least obtrusive and most travel friendly device on the market. Boasting comfort features like Z-Breathe exhalation, automatic altitude adjustment, leak compensation, and an overhauled ramp design, the Z1 offers you effective therapy in an ergonomic package. The Z1 also comes with an optional integrated battery and a built-in Bluetooth data management system that allows you to monitor your therapy statistics and information on your iPhone or iPad. This is one of the few automatic travel devices available to sleep apnea therapy patients, and is the ideal travel companion for anybody who prefers an automatic CPAP device.
Travel Friendly Machine
HDM's Z1 Auto is built for the traveler. It weighs just ten ounces, and at 6.48 inches long x 3 inches wide x 2.02 inches high, it's small enough to fit in almost any backpack or suitcase. Comparable in size to an iPod, the Z1 won't take up much room on your nightstand or in a tent.
Z-Breathe Exhalation Relief
The Z1 comes with the kind of comfort featuers you'd expect in a top-notch CPAP machine. Most important is the Z-Breathe Exhalation Relief function, which reduces air pressure during exhalation. The lowered pressure makes it easier for you to expel air, and many patients find that it prevents them from disrupting their sleep cycle as they adjust to therapy. There are three levels of Z-Breathe pressure reduction, and while none of the three offer a specific amount of pressure relief, you will have the opportunity to select which level of relief works best for you.
Automatic Altitude Adjustment
Ideal for patients traveling through the mountains, the Z1 was built to detect altitude and to adjust therapy pressure accordingly. The machine is capable of operating from sea level all the way up to 8,000 feet above sea level.
The Z1 is capable of detecting minor leaks from your CPAP mask. When you experience a mask leak, the device will kick in to ensure that your prescribed pressure needs are met. Should an excessive leak occur, the screen will warn you that your mask is leaking with the word "REMINDER" shown in bold. To remove "REMINDER" from your screen, simply adjust the mask back into proper position.
Nitelog iPhone App and Data Reporting
The Nitelog app comes with a built-in Bluetooth chip that connects wirelessly to a nearby iPhone or iPAd. The app itself is free and allows you to store your sleep therapy statistics and information on your phone. You can also adjust your basic machine settings, including your Z-Breathe and ramp, remotely on your phone. Nitelog will compile and store sleep reports for up to thirty days, and allows you to email or screen shot your information to your physician from your phone.
To use Nitelog with Bluetooth, you'll need to download the free app from the app store on your iPhone or iPad. To turn Bluetooth on, simply unplug the power adapter from the machine, and then plug it back in while holding the up arrow button on the device. Once Bluetooth has been activated, the display menu will indicate "bt-On". To turn Bluetooth off, you can either put your devie in airplane mode or do the opposite of what you did to turn it on in the first place: unplug the power adapter, then plug it back in while holding the down arrow button. If you've done it correctly, the display screen will indicate "bt-Off".
At just 26 dBA, the Z1 Auto is one of the quietest travel CPAP machines available. Travel machines are often noisier than traditional devices -- they're smaller and block noise less effectively -- but the Z1 Auto's unique structure helps to block noise. The machine is quieter than a typical ceiling fan and won't be loud enough to disturb you or your bed partner.
The Z1 boasts a ramp feature that allows patients to delay the onset of CPAP pressure by up to forty-five minutes. Many users find that delaying pressure helps them fall asleep easier, particularly for patients adjusting to therapy or to a new machine. The ramp can be set from 0-45 minutes in five minute increments; it can also be turned off for users who prefer to start their therapy with full pressure.
Optional Integrated Battery
The Z1 Auto is compatible with a portable battery and protective PowerShell sleeve. The sleeve holds the battery next to the machine, allowing you to pack and display your machine in one compact bundle. The battery itself is capable of powering the Z1 on its own, and it can also act as a backup energy source if Ac power becomes interrupted. The PowerShell also comes with a lanyard, allowing you to hang your machine and PowerShell.
Small and Lightweight Automatic Travel Machine
Built-in Bluetooth for Nitelog iPhone App
Sophisticated Data Management
Z-Breathe Pressure Relief
Leak Compensation and Altitude Adjustment
Innovative Ramp Feature
Optional Battery Available
The PowerShell and battery are ideal for travelers who like to get away from the city and into nature. The battery should allow for a full night of uninterrupted therapy, and is ideal for the camping or backpacking enthusiast.
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Does the Nitelog App work with Androids or other devices besides the iPhone?
Not at this time. HDM expects to release an app compatible with the Android later in 2015, but at this point, it is available only for the iPhone.
Does this machine come with an attachable humidifier?
Designed to be small and travel friendly, the Z1 Auto is incompatible with CPAP humidifiers.
Can I adjust the settings of my machine on the machine itself, or do I have to do it on my iPhone?
Your settings can be adjusted on the machine itself. The Nitelog simply allows you to make the adjustments remotely if you want to do that as well.