Dreamstation One Replacement Foam Assembly (With or Without Foam) now Available on Amazon

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Lane101
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Dreamstation One Replacement Foam Assembly (With or Without Foam) now Available on Amazon

Post by Lane101 » Thu Jan 13, 2022 9:39 pm

Hi, Does anyone have any experience with the Dreamstation 1 replacement foam assemblies now being sold on Amazon for around $30 - 35? See that they are now being sold both with and without the foam. User reviews and videos seem to indicate that the version without the foam seems to work. Post on Apnea Board from an engineer indicates that Dreamstation 1 sensors in the air flow path should still work without the noise abatement foam.

Supposedly the version with foam is using the polyether foam used by ResMed vs. the polyester foam subject to the Philips recall. While I personally would not trust any untested/fda certified replacement foam from a far east provider the foam/filter assembly without the foam could be a possible option for at least temporary use of a Dreamstation 1 until Philips gets around to supplying replacement units. Have seen the instructions for dissembling the Dreamstation and installing the replacement assembly and they seem doable for anyone with some basic mechanical skills. Also this approach makes more sense than drilling holes into the existing assembly to remove what is often already deteriorated foam.

If anyone has experience with this please reply. Also interested in others perspectives on this (assembly with no foam) as a temporary option to safely use a Dreamstation 1.


P.S. Also would not trust polyether foam per my earlier post questioning whether it is really safe and per CPAP manufacturers the Ozone cleaners also cause this foam to deteriorate resulting in voided warranties.

Lane101
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Re: Dreamstation One Replacement Foam Assembly (With or Without Foam) now Available on Amazon

Post by Lane101 » Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:25 pm

Looks like there was an earlier post on this. Link here to connect the the dots.

https://www.cpaptalk.com/viewtopic/t183 ... using.html

Also an extensive Apnea Board Dreamstation Foam Removal Thread where some spoke about the Amazon replacement assemblies towards the end of the thread. Detailed analysis of the Dreamstation airflow, sensors and any impacts on machine operations from foam removal and/or assembly replacement. Also links to videos on replacement.

http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Thread ... val-Thread

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Re: Dreamstation One Replacement Foam Assembly (With or Without Foam) now Available on Amazon

Post by chunkyfrog » Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:47 am

If respironics chooses to do the replacements with the bricked up "Nightmare II",
DIY sounds like a decent alternative.
At least until/unless one can score a Resmed . . .
Resmed Airsense 10 Autoset FOR HER, p10 mask