2016 BiPap & BiLevel Comparison Chart with Reviews

by Fran Fox

Comparing, reviewing and recommending the 2016 new models of BiPaps and Bi-Levels. ResMed and Philips Respironics (two largest manufacturers of BiPaps and BiLevel machines in the world) have released new stylish, more advanced sleep therapy that is easier than ever to use. We compare these new 2016 models to older models of BiPap and BiLevel models that were released in 2015, 2014 and earlier.

Oxygen delivery to our vital organs during sleep remains the goal of sleep apnea therapy.  BiPaps and BiLevels offer the most advanced technology to maximize our oxygen intake.  BiPaps and BiLevels now offer new technology, below is a list of just some of the new features you will find:

2016 New Model, New Features and New Options:

  • Monitoring Sleep Apnea Events – Advanced Detection
  • Integrated Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Easy startup with smart ramp
  • TiControl -set minimum and maximum time limits
  • Adjustable cycle and trigger settings
  • Vsync – advanced leak detection
  • Adaptive Servo-Ventilator (ASV) – ASV uses algorithms and high-resolution mapping  to continuously learn the patient’s own respiratory rate, delivering pressure matched to the patient’s own breathing.

Below is our review, comparison and recommendations for the year 2016!

2016 BiPap and BiLevel Comparison Chart

 2016 BiPap and BiLevel Recommendations 

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Dreamstation BiPap Pro Dreamstation BiPap Auto AirCurve 10 S BiLevel AirCurve 10 VAuto BiLevel AirCurve 10 ASV BiLevel
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BASIC FEATURES
Machine Type BiPap BiPap BiLevel S BiLevel Auto BiLevel ASV
Sound Level 25.8 dBA 25.8 dBA 26.6 dBA 26.6 dBA 26.6 dBA
Weight 1.56 (pounds) 1.56 (pounds) 2.75 (pounds) 2.75 (pounds) 2.75 (pounds)
Dimensions 6.2 x 7.6 x 3.3 (inches) 6.2 x 7.6 x 3.3 (inches) 4.5 x 10.0 x 5.9 (inches) 4.5 x 10.0 x 5.9 (inches) 4.5 x 10.0 x 5.9 (inches)
PRESSURE FEATURES
Auto Pressure Adjustment No Yes No Yes Yes
Pressure Range 4 – 25 cm H2O 4 – 25 cm H2O 4 – 30 cm H2O 4 – 25 cm H2O 4 – 25 cm H2O
Maximum Operating Altitude 7500 ft. 7500 ft. 8500 ft. 8500 ft. 8500 ft.
POWER FEATURES
Voltage Range 100 – 240 Voltage AC Power 100 – 240 Voltage AC Power 100 – 240 Voltage AC Power 100 – 240 Voltage AC Power 100 – 240 Voltage AC Power
Other BiPaP and BiLevel Machines
IntelliPAP BiLevel IntelliPAP Auto BiLevel REMStar 60 Series BiPAP Pro Bi-Flex REMStar 60 Series BiPAP Auto Bi-Flex REMStar 60 Series BiPAP Auto Bluetooth
1-2 1-2 3-5 3-5 3-5
BASIC FEATURES
Machine Type BiLevel BiLevel Auto BiPap BiPap Auto BiPap Auto
Sound Level 26 dBA 26 dBA 29 dBA 29 dBA 29 dBA
Weight 2.75 (pounds) 2.75 (pounds) 2.80 (pounds) 2.80 (pounds) 2.80 (pounds)
Dimensions 4.2 x 6.5 x 6.9 (inches) 4.2 x 6.5 x 6.9 (inches) 7.0 x 5.5 x 4.0 (inches) 7.0 x 5.5 x 4.0 (inches) 7.0 x 5.5 x 4.0 (inches)
PRESSURE FEATURES
Auto Pressure Adjustment No Yes No Yes Yes
Pressure Range 4 – 25 cm H2O 3 – 25 cm H2O 4 – 25 cm H2O 4 – 25 cm H2O 4 – 25 cm H2O
Maximum Operating Altitude 8500 ft. 8500 ft. 7500 ft. 7500 ft. 7500 ft.
POWER FEATURES
Voltage Range 100 – 240 Voltage AC Power 100 – 240 Voltage AC Power 100 – 240 Voltage AC Power 100 – 240 Voltage AC Power 100 – 240 Voltage AC Power
Other BiPaP and BiLevel Machines
ResMed S9 VPAP S BiLevel ResMed S9 VPAP Auto BiLevel
6-7 6-7
BASIC FEATURES
Machine Type BiLevel S BiLevel Auto
Sound Level 26 dBA 26 dBA
Weight 1.84 (pounds) 1.84 (pounds)
Dimensions 6.0 x 5.5 x 3.4 (inches) 6.0 x 5.5 x 3.4 (inches)
PRESSURE FEATURES
Auto Pressure Adjustment Yes Yes
Pressure Range 4 – 25 cm H2O 4 – 25 cm H2O
Maximum Operating Altitude 8500 ft. 8500 ft.