Medistrom Backup Power Supply/CPAP Battery Pilot-24-Lite (For ResMed)

Model: P24MPLBP1
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Key Features:

  • Compatible with ResMed AirSense 11, AirSense 10, AirMini, S9, Philips Respironics DreamStation Go and APEX Medical iCH
  • Portable and lightweight
  • Can be used as a backup power supply or stand-alone power source
  • 1x USB-A port for charging personal electronics
  • LED display indicates remaining battery life and charging status
  • Automatic shut-off feature prevents overcharging/overheating
  • Fabric carrying case included
Product Details

Medistrom Pilot-24-Lite Battery and Backup Power Supply

The Medistrom Pilot-24 Lite CPAP Battery is your perfect companion for travel, camping or just in case of a power outage. This lithium-ion battery weighs only 1.3 lb (560g) and is small enough to easily fit in a backpack or tote bag. Designed to work with a variety of popular CPAP devices including the ResMed AirSense 10, ResMed AirMini, and other 24V CPAP machines, the Pilot-24 Lite can be used as a stand-alone power source or as an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS).

The Medistrom Pilot-24 Lite CPAP Battery is FAA compliant and safe to fly with, so you can freely carry it onto airplanes. It also features a built-in LED flashlight, providing light in the event of a power outage or simply to light up your tent.

With a recharge time of only 2 to 3 hours and the option to charge via a foldable solar panel or car battery, the Pilot-24-Lite provides uninterrupted sleep apnea therapy, no matter where life takes you.

Compatible Machines:

  • ResMed AirSense 10
  • ResMed AirSense 11 (cable kit required and sold separately )
  • ResMed AirMini Travel CPAP
  • ResMed S9 (S9 Cable Kit P24R09PLK required)
  • Philips Respironics DreamStation Go Travel CPAP (DreamStation Go Cable Kit P24PDGPLK required)
  • Apex Medical iCH (Apex Medical iCH Cable Kit P24AMIPLK required)

Note: This battery is not compatible with ResMed AirCurve 10 VAuto, ASV, ST and ST-A VPAP machines. For optimal run times, please remove/disable your machine's heated humidifier and heated tubing. Charge battery periodically if not used regularly.

Specifications

• Capacity: 95Wh 
• Cell Type: Industrial-grade genuine LG rechargeable lithium-ion cells 
• Rated Input: 24V, 60W (NORMAL), 90W (MAX) 
• Rated Output: DC 24V, 3.75A 
• USB Out: 5V, 2.5A 
• Life Span: Over 500 full charge/discharge cycles 
• Case: Aluminum 
• Dimensions: 17cm x 9cm x 2cm (6.7" x 3.5" x 0.8")
• Weight: 560g (1.3lb)
• Power Gauge: 4-stage Charge Level Indicator Lights 
• Recharge time: 2-3 hours (7 to 9 hours via the ResMed AirMini AC Adapter)

Review By Anne G. RPSGT, RST

Registered Sleep Therapist
Registered Polysomnographic Technologist for RespShop
anne@respshop.com

If you are only going to get one accessory in your lifetime, this should be it! This industrial-grade rechargeable lithium-ion cell battery has changed my life. If you are like me, you probably love sleeping and breathing at the same time! There is nothing worse than waking up in the middle of the night choking on your own tongue because your power has gone out! This battery can be plugged in in line with your CPAP so that if the power ever goes out, it just kicks in automatically without you missing a breath. It can also be used as an independent power source for your CPAP and depending on your pressure settings can last for about 2 nights if you turn off your humidifier.

You can charge your Medistrom battery using your CPAP’s regular cable, or you can get a DC adapter to charge it using a cigarette lighter outlet in your car. You can even get a solar panel for it that folds up light and is small for backpacking.

Outside of the fact that this battery keeps me breathing consistently by keeping my CPAP functional regardless of the power situation at my home, the best feature of this battery is the USB outlet on the front of it. That means that you can use this battery not only to keep your CPAP running, but you can also keep your phone or any other USB device up and running! This makes it a perfect multi-functional accessory for any circumstance.

Unlike the original Pilot series batteries, these batteries are only slightly larger than my phone. Weighing in at only 1.3 lbs and measuring 6.7" x 3.5" x 0.8”, it fits easily in a purse or back pocket for just about any event.

If I had one criticism of this battery it is that the built-in flashlight is not very bright, but because I can keep my phone charged up, I can use the flashlight on it!

In conclusion, this battery is awesome. You should get one or even two! That way you can have one for your CPAP and one for when you are running about with a low phone battery.

Technical Data
Model
P24MPLBP1
HCPCS Code
E1399
Machine Size Only
17x 9 x 2cm (6.7 x 3.5 x 0.8 inches)
Battery Recharge
2-3 hours (7 to 9 hours via the ResMed AirMini AC Adapter)
Capacity
95Wh
Input
24V, 60W (NORMAL), 90W (MAX)
Output
DC 24V, 3.75A
Battery Warranty
1 year
Item Includes

• Pilot-24 Lite Battery
• Output Cable for ResMed AirSense 10 
• Output Cable for ResMed AirMini 
• Short Charging adapter for ResMed AirMini  
• Fabric Carrying Case
• Product Manual (English, French, German, Spanish)
• Quick Start Guide (English, French, German, Spanish)

Reviews (4)
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5 of 5 Stars!
04/11/2019
John M
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Awesome, this battery is a life changer. SO scared to go anywhere off the grid because I would snore so loudly I'd spend weeks explaining myself. Now I can go where I would never go. Boys trips, school camps, friend getaways. It's great.
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5 of 5 Stars!
01/08/2019
Claude K
(Verified Purchase)
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I intend to use the Medistrom CPAP Battery Pilot-24-Lite (for Resmed) on my voyages (airplane or sites where there is no electric power available). I did test it at home in combination with an Air Mini from Resmed and my first impression is very good. The battery provided me two nights of sleep without extra charging (6h30 and 7h45). As I expected it would last only one night it's a very good information for me as I intend to fly in the near future from Luxembourg to Australia. I hope the Battery's lifecycle will also be a positive surprise.
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4 of 5 Stars!
09/07/2018
Eric L
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The initial impression is that it is quite big and heavy. It took a little time to find its technical specifications as I plan to take it to a great deal of traveling. A clear marking of international spec might help travellers to clear customs. The cable connector are a little complicated offering many choices. Once starting to use, it is versatile battery capable of performing multiple tasks.
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5 of 5 Stars!
03/05/2021
Dennis B
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I was very pleased with this product and will be happy to reuse you service in the future.
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Question
How many Amp hrs.?

Answer
The battery capacity is 95Wh and outputs at 24V so it would be 3.96Ah

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What do I need for an adapter in order to use this with my Resmed Airmini?

Answer
No adapter is required for the Airmini. Only the Airsense 11.

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Is this compatible with the Resmed Airsense 11.

Answer
Thanks for reaching out to Respshop. Yes, Medistrom Backup Power Supply is compatible with ResMed AirSense 11 (cable kit required and sold separately). It requires a cable kit to work with Resmed 11. https://www.respshop.com/cpap-supplies/battery-power/medistrom-pilot-lite-cpap-battery-cable-kit-for-resmed-airsense-11-p-1808.html. Thanks

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Is this compatible with an Air curve ST. Not sure about the difference with an ST. Just need in case of temporary power outage.

Answer
Unfortunately, the Medistrom Pilot 24 is not compatible with the Aircurve ST.

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My battery didn't come with a charging cable! What do I do?

Answer
The Medistrom Pilot 24 Lite battery is designed to charge with your CPAP machine's cable. If you are in need of another one, you can get a dedicated charging cable here: https://www.respshop.com/cpap-supplies/battery-power/medistrom-power-adapter-for-pilot-lite-p-1225.html

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Can I use this battery for powering things other than my CPAP?

Answer
There is a USB port on the Medistrom Pilot 24 Lite battery which will allow you to use the battery to power any USB powered device (like your cell phone!)

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How frequently do I need to charge the battery if it's in storage?

Answer
If the battery is in storage, it is recommended to charge it at least every 6 months. With that said, it is generally better to just have it plugged in in line with the machine all the time so that it is always charged and ready to go and so that if a power outage occurs in the middle of the night, you will just automatically switch to battery power and not experience any therapy interruptions.

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I got put on an aircurve10 v auto bi pap. Does this come with the adapter from battery to the machine. Or all cables needed. Any info appreciated. Thank you.

Answer
All the cables needed are included.

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How long does the battery last once you start using it?

Answer
The batteries can last up to 8 /10 hours usually, with the Humidity and Tube temperature turned off. The average run time for this battery depends on your CPAP pressure and whether you are using a humidifier and/or heated hose. On a pressure of 10 cm H2O, without a humidifier and heated hose, the average run time is 12 hours. If your pressure is lower then the run time will be longer and if your pressure is higher then the run time will be shorter. It is recommended to turn your humidifier off when running your CPAP off of a battery for a longer run time.

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Allowed on overseas flights with Resmed mini?

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You will need to contact your airlines to see if they will allow this battery. Most airlines will allow a battery but you will need to check with their policy.

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