Sleep apnea/running a cpap off a generator

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  1. Caelma

    Caelma Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone here have sleep apnea and runs their cpap off a generator?
    We found a place off the grid and run by generators.
    In considering it, hubby has sleep apnea so we have to find out if living off the grid is even an option.
    Can a cpap be ran off a battery or generator?
     
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    Mastiff Well-Known Member

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  3. Jim-mi

    Jim-mi Well-Known Member

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    Yup, Todays inverters (the good ones) put out a super clean sine wave so that you can run anything designed to run on AC ... thats not an issue at all.
    But you will have to know how much power it will consume so that your system can handle it.

    Don't let that be an issue keeping you from making the move.
     
  4. Ruby

    Ruby Well-Known Member Supporter

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    You can also run it off deep cycle batteries, by using an invertor. Then as the batteries run down recharge with the generator.
     
  5. MMyers1

    MMyers1 Well-Known Member

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    My CPAP, sorry I do not remember the brand, has the ability to run on 12v... not including the humidifier of course.....