CPAP Machines Comparison Chart

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We’ve put together four comparison charts (for CPAP, APAP, Bi-PAP, and Travel Machines), which outline the main differences among some of the most popular PAP machines on the market.

 

For a more detailed comparison, check out our Best CPAP Machines of 2017 page!

CPAP (Continuous positive airway pressure) Machines

White philips respironics dreamstation cpap machine front view - Health Sqyre
Black resmed airsense 10 cpap machine front view - Health Sqyre
Black and gray resmed airstart 10 cpap machine front view - Health Sqyre
Machine Name DreamStation CPAP AirSense 10 CPAP AirStart 10 CPAP
Price (the price is a range if it depends on add-ons)
$449 – $796 $758 – $808 $279
Our Ratings 9.3 – 10 8.4 / 10 7.7 / 10
Sound Level 25.8 db 26.6 db 26.6 db
Machine Weight 1.56 lbs 2.75 lbs 2.75 lbs
Size (including all parts, like the humidifier) 11.7″ x 7.6″ x 3.3″ 10.04″x4.75″x5.91″ 10.04″x4.75″x5.91″
Built-in Humidifier No Yes Yes
Pressure adjustment at exhalation C-Flex EPR EPR
Ramp Yes Yes Yes
Leak Compensation Yes Yes Yes
Maximum operating altitude 7500 feet 8500 feet 7500 feet
Integrated battery
No No No
Advanced Software/Data Yes No No
Optional software DreamMapper ResScan N/A
Auto Altitude Adjustment Yes Yes Yes
Automatic on/off Yes Yes No
Features LCD Display, Autotrial, SmartRamp, Bluetooth Connectivity AirView, LCD Display, Autoramp, Light sensor, and SmartStart AirView, LCD Display                                             

APAP (Automatic positive airway pressure) Machines

White philips respironics dreamstation cpap machine front view - Health Sqyre
Black resmed airsense 10 cpap machine front view - Health Sqyre
Gray Fisher and Paykel icon autoset cpap machine - Health Sqyre
Machine Name DreamStation Auto CPAP AirSense 10 Autoset Icon Auto CPAP
Price (the price is a range if it depends on add-ons)
$449 – $866 $756 – $883 $445
Our Ratings 9.3 – 10 9.1 / 10 7.0 / 10
Sound Level 25.8 db 26.6 db 29 db
Machine Weight 1.56 lbs 2.75 lbs 4.8 lbs
Size (including all parts, like the humidifier) 11.7″ x 7.6″ x 3.3″ 10.04″x4.75″x5.91″ 6.3″ x 6.7″ x 8.7″
Built-in Humidifier No Yes Yes
Pressure adjustment at exhalation A-Flex Autoset with Easy Breathe SensAwake
Ramp Yes Yes Yes
Leak Compensation Yes Yes Yes
Maximum operating altitude 7500 feet 8500 feet 9000 feet
Integrated battery
No No No
Advanced Software/Data Yes Yes Yes
Optional software DreamMapper ResScan InfoSmart
Auto Altitude Adjustment Yes Yes Yes
Automatic on/off Yes Yes No
Features LCD Display, SmartRamp, Bluetooth Connectivity___ AirView, LCD Display, Autoramp, Light sensor, and SmartStart Alarm Clock and Alarm Tunes, Smart Dial                                 

BiPAP (Bi-level positive airway pressure) Machines

White philips respironics dreamstation cpap machine front view - Health Sqyre
Machine Name DreamStation BiPAP AirCurve 10S DeVilbiss IntelliPAP Auto Bilevel
Price (the price is a range if it depends on add-ons)
$1639 ____________$1726____________ $1145
Our Ratings N/A
N/A N/A
Sound Level 25.8 db 26.6 db 26 db
Machine Weight 1.56 lbs 2.75 lbs 2.75 lbs
Size (including all parts, like the humidifier) 11.7″ x 7.6″ x 3.3″ 10.04″x4.75″x5.91″ 6.5″ x 8.4″ x 6.4″
Built-in Humidifier No Yes No
Pressure adjustment at exhalation Bi-Flex EPR with Easy Breathe SmartFlex
Ramp Yes Yes Yes
Leak Compensation Yes Yes Yes
Maximum operating altitude 7500 feet 8500 feet 8500 feet
Integrated battery
No No No
Advanced Software/Data Yes Yes Yes
Optional software DreamMapper ResScan SmartLink
Auto Altitude Adjustment Yes Yes Yes
Automatic on/off Yes Yes Yes
Features LCD Display, Auto-adjusting technology, Bluetooth_ LCD Display, TiControl LCD Display, Auto-adjusting technology, Flow rounding technology                           

Travel Machines

Machine Name DreamStation Go AirMini Z1 Auto   Transcend miniCPAP
Price (the price is a range if it depends on add-ons)
$799 _________$880__________ ________$479________ ________$499__________
Our Ratings 9 / 10
8.8 / 10 8.4 / 10 7.8 / 10
Sound Level 30 db 30 db 26 db 26.6 db
Machine Weight 1.86 lbs 0.66 lbs 0.625 lbs 0.9 lbs
Size (including all parts, like the humidifier) 5.94” x 5.94” x 2.31″ 5.4” x 3.3” x 2.1” 6.48″ x 3.3″ x 2.02″ 6.1″ x 3.5″ x 2.8″
Built-in Humidifier No No No No
Pressure adjustment at exhalation C-Flex, C-Flex+, A-Flex Autoset with EPR ZBreathe EZEX
Ramp Yes Yes Yes Yes
Leak Compensation Yes No Yes Yes
Maximum operating altitude 7500 feet 8500 feet 8000 feet 8000 feet
Integrated battery
Optional: DreamStation Overnight Battery (~13 hours run time with CPAP mode, pressure 10 cm H2O, 12mm tubing, 37LPM of leak, 73.4 F room at an elevation of 1650 ft). Weight: 1.53 lbs. No Optional: Z1 PowerShell (~8 hours run time at pressure 14 cm H2O). Weight: 0.53 lbs Optional: P8 Multi-Night Battery Pack (~14 hours run time at 14 cm H2O). Weight: 1.5 lbs
Advanced Software/Data Yes Yes No Yes
Optional software Yes No Yes Yes
Auto Altitude Adjustment Yes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic on/off No Yes No No
Features Micro-flexible tubing, Bluetooth, LCD touchscreen display, optional overnight battery, APAP version available HumidX Waterless Humidification, Bluetooth, Auto-adjusting technology Bluetooth, Auto-adjusting technology, Optional Powershell Auto-adjusting technology, Optional overnight battery

Hopefully, you now have a better idea of which PAP machine you want to get. If you have any questions, feel free to chat us up or shoot us an email!

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