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AirFitP30i cleaning

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Sleepea +0 points · 28 days ago Original Poster

I just started using this mask a few weeks ago, and I am enjoying it. When I was cleaning the pillows I removed the defuser.

I came across this ResMed video and they don't remove the defuser. I would think if the cotton/fabric inside the part was wet, it would cause problems. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEHEMrFwsGg

Should I be removing the defuser? It is very simple to remove, and simple to reassemble. I am sure I saw a video or pictures of the defuser being removed for cleaning.

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Sierra +0 points · 28 days ago Sleep Patron

The manual says to soak in soap and water, and then let it air dry. It would seem that water will not harm it. See page 4 in the manual at the link below.

P30i Manual

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Sleepea +0 points · 28 days ago Original Poster

Thank you.
That is where I saw it, I looked over the manual but didn't see it until you mentioned page four. Page four shows it being removed.

I wouldn't think getting the fabric wet would be good. Having the vent removed would speed up drying time as well.

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Sierra +0 points · 28 days ago Sleep Patron

I kind of think the opposite. A mask is going to be exposed to the moisture in your breath for 8 hours a night. It has to be made to take that, and if anything washing it should be good for it. I suspect it comes out so you can clean it better.

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Sleepea +0 points · 27 days ago Original Poster

That makes sense. I would always remove the stand-alone filter on my other masks. I never tried washing the filter, I would replace it. This filter is inside a casing, so I would think it wouldn't dry as quickly inside the case.

I will try washing it when I am ready to replace the cushion.

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Sierra +0 points · 27 days ago Sleep Patron

Neither my wife or I have used this mask. My wife has a F&P Brevida that has a "filter" somewhat like this. She just washes it along with the mask. I believe it is not really a filter, but is for air velocity reduction to suppress noise.

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Sleepea +0 points · 27 days ago Original Poster

I asked ResMed, they replied:

Yes, the QuietAir vent you're referring to is designed to be washed and cleaned as a part of the mask/pillow components, exactly as outlined in the video and your user guide: rinse, soft bristle brush cleaning, air dry out of direct sunlight.

So, I shouldn't be removing it before cleaning. Tomorrow morning I will clean the "filter" with the cushion. I will see how well it dries before I use it tomorrow night.

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