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Transcend Auto - the ultimate in portability for Automatic CPAP users
The Transcend Auto now allows you to maintain your CPAP therapy wherever you are - whether at home, abroad, or on the move. The compact size and low weight lend itself perfectly for travel - but the specifications allow it to be your everynight machine, too.
The Transcend Auto is around half the size and weight of a conventional CPAP machine. It also has optional battery options should you be travelling away from mains power (sold separately). Additional optional accessories allow you to use the Transcend in whatever way suits your lifestyle and requirements.
Whether you're looking for a primary CPAP machine to use every night, or a back-up unit for travelling with, the Transcend Auto's extensive range of accessories allows you to customise it to fit your individual needs.
Business Travel - Compact and lightweight, Transcend devices are FAA approved for all major airlines and fit in carry-on bags.
Outdoor - Go anywhere under the stars and off the grid with Transcend's portable power options.
Leisure Travel - Small & lightweight with an array of power options that allow you to travel without limits.
Lorry Driving - The perfect companion for truck drivers who require clinically effective CPAP therapy on the go.
FAA approved - Transcend devices are FAA approved, allowing therapy inflight with either P4 or P8 battery (prior written approval from airline recommend).
Enjoy travelling? No problem. The Transcend has two battery options, a 12V DC Mobile Power Adapter option, AC/mains and even has a solar panel charger available to combine with either battery. Save £50 when buying a battery at the same time as your Transcend Auto. This discount is automatically applied at the checkout.
Want a convenient at-home machine? Simply use the Transcend Base Station to transform it into your primary CPAP machine.
Want to save bedside space? Being the smallest CPAP machine available, with an optional Base Station, the Transcend takes up little space on your bedside table.
What comes included in your Transcend Auto Starter Kit
The Transcend Auto Starter Kit includes:
• Transcend Auto CPAP machine
• 6' / 183cm tube
• Universal hose adapter
• Mains power supply with UK, USA, EU and Australian swappable adapters
• Travel bag (Size: L26.5cm X W24cm X H10.5cm)
• User manual
• Patient Software Disc (Windows XP and 7 only)
On the left you can see what you get in the box.
Please note: batteries, docking stations and all other accessories not listed above are available separately, see below for details.
What are the drawbacks of the Transcend?
To achieve the Transcend's incredibly small size, there are a few compromises to be aware of. There is no LCD display screen displaying pressures, or any other information. A small series of lights give indicators about what the machine is doing or alerting you to any issues. The LCD Base Station, available separately, will provide this display functionality if desired.
Also worth noting is that you may find the Transcend machines to be a little noisier than other, larger machines, as there is less room for sound insulation and dampening. However, the Transcend still meets the industry-standard requirement of producing less that 30db in noise, but just be aware that light sleepers may need a little time to adjust to the slightly higher volume.
Choose your accessories to make the Transcend Auto suit you
Add the above Starter Kit to the basket now, and then mix and match the following options to complete your perfect CPAP setup.
Transcend Battery Packs - want to use your CPAP while camping, long-haul flying or want a backup power source? Use a Transcend Battery Pack to give you the freedom you want. Available in two capacity sizes, they make the Transcend the ultimate portable CPAP option. Save £50 when buying a battery pack with your Transcend Auto - the discount is applied automatically at the checkout.
Transcend DC Mobile Power Adapter - want to power your Transcend from a 12V source? Use the 12V DC Mobile Power Adapter to do just that. Whether in a caravan, car or using a universal battery, this gives you further options. It can also be used to charge the Transcend batteries from a 12V source.
Transcend Base Station - planning to use your Transcend Auto as your primary CPAP unit? Use the Transcend Base Station to keep it stable and secure on your bedside table. Sleep without fear of the Transcend falling over or off the side and potentially being damaged as a result. The Transcend Base Station makes the Transcend a great primary CPAP machine.
You are able to use any CPAP mask and standard universal tubing with the Transcend Auto Portable MiniCPAP machine.No, the Transcend Auto Portable MiniCPAP machine does not come with a battery included, or a built in battery. It only comes with a mains power supply. There are two battery options which can be bought for the Transcend Auto Portable MiniCPAP machine, as additional extras. These are the P4 (single night) and the P8 (Multi-night). More information about both these battery options can be found in the description above, or in the Batteries and Powers section on this website.The Transcend Auto Portable MiniCPAP machine P4 battery will provide approximately 7 hours of charge, and the P8 will provide approximately 14 hours of charge. Please bear in mind that these charge times are based on a pressure setting of 14 cmH20.The Transcend Auto Portable MiniCPAP machine will come with a standard tube/hose, universal hose adaptor, mains power supply, user manual, patient software disc (windows XP and 7 only) and a travel bag. There are pictures included above that show everything that will come with the Transcend Auto Portable MiniCPAP machine.Yes – you are able to purchase a 12V DC Mobile Power Adaptor as an additional extra for your Transcend Auto Portable MiniCPAP machine. This mobile power adaptor will also enable you to charge your Transcend Auto Portable MiniCPAP P4 or P8 battery pack, if purchased.The pressure settings on the Transcend Auto Portable MiniCPAP machine can only be altered by us, Intus Healthcare, or by a professional sleep physician or doctor. Your machine will have to be sent to our Warehouse for changes to be made, but we will despatch this back to you, free of charge. Upon request, we can provide a sleep physician or doctor, the instructions and passwords on how to change the settings on the Transcend Auto Portable MiniCPAP machine.The exact dimensions of the Transcend Auto Portable MiniCPAP machine are as follows: Height – 89mm / Width – 71mm / Length – 155mm Weight – 450 gramsNo – the Transcend Auto Portable MiniCPAP machine does not come with a built in humidifier. Due to the Transcend’s small size – something has to give. There are options for humidifier that can be bought alongside the Transcend Auto Portable MiniCPAP machine. Information about these two Transcend humidification options, can be found in the description above.
Unit Qty No SKU / Code 503065 Weight (including packaging) in grams 1540.0000 Manufacturer Somnetics Product Specifications No What's Included No Useful Links No Vat Exempt Yes A.K.A. No Primary Mode(s) Auto-CPAP (APAP) Supported PAP Modes Auto-CPAP (APAP) Pressure Type Variable / Auto-adjusting Operating Pressure Range 4-20 hPa / cm H2O PAP Dimensions (Standalone) 89mm H x 71mm W x 155mm L / 3.5" x 2.8" x 6.1" Menu Languages No DVD Included Yes, English Mask Included No Blower Operation Meter Not Available Usage Compliance Meter With Clinician Software Manufacturer's Warranty 3 years User Manual Included Yes User Manual Languages English Clinician Manual Included When shipped to hospital or clinic Manufacturer's Help Lines Netherlands, United States Made In Singapore CE Marked Yes Fixed Built-in Humidifier? Unhumidified (can be integrated later) Humidifier Capacity No Humidifier Controls No Humidifier Heat Levels No Humidifier Integration Waterless via mask - Heat Moisture Exchange (Optional) Humidification Options Unhumidified as is, or with optional waterless humidification with an in-mask HME Humidifier Power Source No PAP Dimensions (w/ Humidifier) No Tube Included Yes Heated Tube Included No Tube Length 6ft / 183cm Tube Length Settings No Applicable Filter Types Coarse Filters Coarse Filters Included 1 High Efficiency Fine Filters Included No Washable Filters Not Washable Electrical Ratings 100 – 240 VAC, 50-60Hz, 18VDC, 2.6 Amp Max Power Consumption No Power Cord Included Proprietry plug with UK, US, EU and Aus attachments Power Supply Type Internal - No Brick Multi-Voltage Power Switching Automatic Switching AC to DC Switch Automatic (if both connected) DC Option Proprietary Battery Only DC Battery Comments Machine can be powered by Transcend original batteries, or by any 12V DC source (car, boat, universal battery) if the Transcend Mobile Power Adapter is purchased separately. Lit Buttons No Lit Display No Ramp/Delay Method 0.5 hPa/cm H2O increments, 0-45 minutes Events Pressure Adjusted On No Sound Level dB(A) 29 dB Carry Bag Features Mask Compartment, Padded Bag Fault Notifications Not Available Maintenance Reminders Not Available Altitude Compensation Automatic Pressure Displayed Actual Current Pressure Pressure Accuracy No Mask On Power On Automatically No Mask Off Power Down Automatically No Mask Fit Alerts No Automatic Mask Leak Compensation Yes
Quality 5 star : (7) 4 star : (9) 3 star : (0) 2 star : (0) 1 star : (0) Value 5 star : (4) 4 star : (8) 3 star : (4) 2 star : (0) 1 star : (0) Ease of Use 5 star : (4) 4 star : (10) 3 star : (1) 2 star : (1) 1 star : (0) Comfort 5 star : (6) 4 star : (9) 3 star : (1) 2 star : (0) 1 star : (0) Website Information 5 star : (6) 4 star : (6) 3 star : (3) 2 star : (0) 1 star : (1)Total : 16 Reviews
Customer ReviewsI would recommend it Review by Chris
Ease of Use Value Quality Website Information ComfortThis product is reliable, does what it's supposed to do. It is so SMALL and LIGHTWEIGHT - it is ideal for air travel.(Posted on 30 October 2017)
Very good but could be better with a larger on/off switch Review by cjp
Ease of Use Value Quality Website Information ComfortThe on/off is a little small and not that easy to find when fumbling in the night when going to the Loo. I miss the Phillips sensor which switched the machine on once you have the face mask on, but enjoy the freedom of it working on battery power. It would be the greatest if it had a sensor which switches the machine on when you you put the mask on.(Posted on 18 October 2017)
Good for travelling Review by Revell
Website Information Comfort Ease of Use Value QualityGood product and very helpful staff.(Posted on 21 September 2017)
Very easy for travelling Review by Toni
Quality Website Information Comfort Ease of Use ValueI'm pleased with the Transcend Auto, it makes packing and carrying around when travelling much easier. I see from other reviews that the difficulty of finding the on/off switch by feel in the dark has also been noted. I would also recommend taking a non slip mat for the machine to sit on beside the bed for safety, the base which is offered for sale with it would work but is additional equipment to pack when the object of the exercise is light luggage when travelling.(Posted on 14 August 2017)
Good traveling CPAP Review by noname
Quality Website Information Comfort Ease of Use ValueGood for traveling -(Posted on 27 July 2017)
Excellent value for money!!! Review by Eximius
Quality Website Information Comfort Ease of Use ValueI have had a RESMED S8 Autoset + Hum. + Mirage Quatro for nearly 10 years. Due to my work, I have had to increase my travelling, so I looked into a more portable device. I looked at several, and I chose this one, as I can purchase a proper humidifier anytime I decide to make it the base unit and the rest are either tied up to consumables or much noisier. I have been running it for a week and the funcionality is 100% equivalent to the previous APAP. And I found with INTUS the best price around.(Posted on 21 July 2017)
Everest base camp Review by Brian
Quality Website Information Comfort Ease of Use ValueHave used the Transcend Auto on a number of abroad trips including a recent trek to Everest Base Camp and the machine worked really well - even at altitudes over 5000mtrs!(Posted on 16 May 2017)
Thoroughly recommend it
Convenience at a price Review by marcuslynch
Comfort Ease of Use Value Quality Website InformationI bought this CPAP machine for its small size and low weight when travelling, and it certainly scores well on both of those counts. What detracts from these advantages is:-(Posted on 14 March 2017)
• slightly noisier than home-based machine, with a high pitched tone that can affect sleep a bit
• on/off control and ramp button hard to find by touch alone in the dark
• ramp control effect not noticeable
ease for travelling Review by paul p
Comfort Ease of Use Value Quality Website InformationAs good as my main model, but less than 1/2 the size and weight which makes traveling easier. For safety suggest use of anti slip mat when placed on smooth surface(Posted on 17 February 2017)
Transcend travel Review by Dozy
Comfort Ease of Use Value Quality Website InformationBought this for 5 month motorcycle camping tour in Canada and US (from UK). Liked the size, and it worked well throughout. No issues with its performance- did what I needed it to. Couple of niggles- primarily the buttons to operate. They are really hard to find in the dark. Would benefit from some kind of textured/raised or otherwise touch friendly design. The other small issue I had was the rubber connector between machine and hose gradually loosened its fit over time. INTUS are excellent though- sent me a replacement. Bought the DC adaptor and double battery as well. Wow- cost is high for both! Battery did 2 nights before needing charge no problem. DC adaptor- the fuse went. I didn't realise it had one. Maybe most of you will know that, but it left me thinking I had a broken unit for 3 months. One star for website because not Mac compatible. Also because I emailed the (US) company while in the US regarding my DC adaptor problem, and they were not at all helpful.(Posted on 8 December 2016)