Legacy Series BIPAP AVAPS (Average Volume Assured
Pressure Support) with BIFLEX shown above,
measures 9.75" L x 6.625" W x 4.4"
H, and weighs right at 5lbs. Older generation Respironics CPAP and
BIPAP machines are noted for their quiet blower noise
levels, and reliability.
AVAPS represents a non-invasive ventilator for
home use, in that the device can be programmed to
deliver a set lung volume, or tidal volume. It is
often the case that this device is used in the
treatment of individuals challenged with neuromuscular
degenerative processes, like ALS, or MS. This unit
is also commonly used in the treatment of COPD.
of ventilation available to this device are CPAP,
Spontaneous (S), Spontaneous/Timed (S/T), Timed
(T), and Pressure Control (PC).
range for this BIPAP is an Inspiratory range from
4cm-30cm h20, and expiratory from 4cm-25cm h20. This
Legacy Series BIPAP unit, as well all Respironics BIPAP devices, have the
Digital Auto-Trak technology. Auto-Trak increases
comfort by sensing the change in flow that
represents the start, or end of a breath, and
allows the device to react quickly to changes with
appropriate pressures. This unit can run on any voltage from
110-240V, and is capable of running off a 12volt
power source. Full data recording capabilities are
available on this BIPAP, with reporting written to the
older-style credit card sized SmartCard.
Respironics Legacy Series BIPAP AVAPS represents
a reliable, quiet, affordable option for BIPAP
users who are looking for a inexpensive back up
unit, or primary unit for nightly use. Advanced
BIPAP machines like this can run upwards of
used means this device is in excellent mechanical
and cosmetic condition, with less than 2000 hours
of use. The average life expectancy on a BIPAP
machine is roughly 20,000 hours, which leaves
these units about 85-90% new.
In House Warranty