MEDISTROM PILOT-12 LITE CPAP Travel Battery
Introducing the new Pilot-12 Lite a revolutionary small Backup Power Supply & Portable Travel Battery. The Pilot-12 Lite is compatible with:
- Philips Respironics DreamStation
- Philips Respironics System One S60
- Philips Respironics DreamStation 2
- DeVilbiss SleepCube IntelliPAP I and IntelliPAP II
- HDM Z1
Backup Power Supply – While using the Pilot-12 Lite as a permanent backup power supply,
you can rest assured that you won’t be woken in the middle of the night to find that your
CPAP machine is not running.
Travel Battery – Using Pilot-12 Lite as a Portable Travel PAP Battery will help you receive
PAP therapy on the go. This includes remote locations where mains power is not available
in situations such as camping, road trips and during air travel.
Additional Features – With the built-in USB port it is capable of powering a variety of
handheld electronic devices such as mobile phones and tablets. Also features a convenient
built-in LED Flashlight.
- Pilot-12 Lite Battery
- Output Cable
- Fabric Carrying Case
- Product Manual & Quick Start Guide (English, French, German, Spanish)
- FAA Compliant
- Capacity: 95 Wh
- Weight: 1.3 lbs
- Output voltage: 12V for CPAP & 5V, 2.5A for USB
- Approximate usage: 1-2 nights (Based on optimal settings without humidifier & heated hose)
- Charging time: 2-3 hours
- Warranty: 6 Months
The main advantages of getting a CPAP battery
The purchase of an CPAP battery that is compatible with your device is the most beneficial choice you can make. If you love traveling and you love to travel, then you must definitely own a CPAP battery that can help ensure that you have access to the highest quality of therapy no matter where you are at camp and spending a couple of hours in the airport, driving a for long distances in a vehicle or train, etc.
If you reside in a region where there are frequent power interruptions, it’s strongly recommended to purchase the right battery. When power is cut off the machine will keep working, relying on energy from the battery.
A CPAP machine shuts down completely in the event of a power interruption. However, if you own the battery you need then you can connect your device to the battery, and avoid uncomfortable problems like sleep apneas that result from your CPAP being stopped at the middle of the night due to an interruption in power.
Connect your device to the battery and don’t worry about any power failures that may occur. Sleep well and be fully rested each day.
Can I Use My CPAP Battery On an Aeroplane?
However, lithium ion batteries can’t be permitted in checked baggage, your CPAP battery is usually included when you carry it in your luggage. In fact it’s the TSA suggests that you carry it!
Your CPAP machine is, however is considered medical equipment and therefore airlines must allow it without allowing it to be baggage-in-hand item.
It’s always recommended to contact your airline a few weeks prior to your departure to verify their policies and to confirm their approval of the specific battery you’re using. It’s important to keep an appointment with your doctor that states the fact that you CPAP is medically essential along with the photocopy of your CPAP machine’s FAA compliance notice to ensure your safety.
1. How can I power my CPAP while camping?
Ans- There are two main options to solve these “unplugged” CPAP and camping situations. You can use an adaptor to plug into a vehicle’s battery, or purchase a portable power source for your CPAP machine BMC M1 MINI and ResMed AIrmini. (This is assuming you’re not interested in buying and lugging around your own electrical generator.)
2. Will a portable power station run a CPAP?
Ans- All portable power stations come with several types of outlets to fit just about any kind of power cable. A mid-range portable power station holding 350 to 500 watts of power should be able to power a CPAP for 1 to 2 nights and that’s with both humidifier and heated hose turned on.
3. How can I run my CPAP machine without electricity?
Ans- You can use a battery backup system, which will allow you to use your CPAP machine for a certain amount of time without power. You can also use a generator to power your CPAP machine.
4. Do I need a doctor’s note to fly with my CPAP machine?
Ans- You may also want to include a letter from your doctor or a copy of your prescription for the CPAP machine, but in most cases, you won’t need to show it.
5. What Size Battery Do I Need For My CPAP?
Ans- What Size Battery Do I Need For My CPAP? Most CPAP machines can be powered from a 12v or 24v CPAP battery pack, and require between 30-90 watts of power. This wide variation in power use is because your machine type (i.e. CPAP, APAP, or BiPAP) and pressure settings can change your machine’s needs.