Continuous, positive air pressure.
Not all parts have to be washed as frequently as others. I only clean the hose
and humidifier every few weeks whereas I clean the pillows that press against
my face daily, i.e.: I never start a night on an unwashed pillow. (I collect the
pillows, which will last for nearly ever if taken care of, and wash them once a
week or so in order to have a clean "pile" of them for the coming week.)
Mostly, I just wanted to turn mine up. Its default behavior, taking 4 minutes to
ramp up to full pressure, was limiting when I was experiencing the respiratory
distress due to a cold, flu, bronchitis, etc., like sucking air through a soda
Caution: this is ordinarily set by a medical technician based on a neurologist's
prescription. Your mileage using these instructions may vary.
This is only "View Settings" unless it's the very first time getting into
"Settings" immediately after turning on the machine. Here's how:
First, some terminology. See the image at upper right. If you click it, you
can see it bigger. I'll be using their terminology for convenience.