Archive for the ‘Portable Oxygen Concentrator FAQs’ Category

Typically, we will receive one or two emergency requests for Portable Oxygen Concentrator rentals during the course of a week. Since the release of a major player’s POC our emergency requests for overnight rentals have skyrocketed. So much so that we need to make a little public service announcement about the newly released portable oxygen […]

If you have just finished reading Part 1 of Choosing the Correct setting for your Portable Oxygen Concentrator, you are now familiar with some basic truths about portable oxygen concentrators.  The first and most important truth regarding portable oxygen concentrators is 2 does not equal 2!! Continuous Flow Oxygen does not equal pulse dose oxygen. All Portable Oxygen […]

If I had a nickle for every time a portable oxygen concentrator user had incorrectly selected a setting on their portable oxygen concentrator, …well, I would have a lot of nickles. Often times you cannot blame the patient, the patient you see was taking direction from the doctor.  And while the doctor has most likely done a brilliant job […]

LifeChoice Portable Oxygen Concentrators have a feature that is unique among all other portable oxygen  concentrators.  Built into the supplemental battery of each Life Choice portable oxygen concentrator is a surge protector. The concept is great, who would not want to protect their $4000 POC from a power surge that could fry the complex electronics […]

Understanding the battery level on your Portable Oxygen Concentrator is essential for your health and well being.  You do not want to misread the power remaining on the portable concentrator least you will leave yourself out of batteries, out of oxygen, and out of breath! Today we’ll focus on the LifeChoice Portable Oxygen Concentrator specifically, […]

If you own any SeQual Eclipse Portable Oxygen Concentrator some basic battery maintenance will help you get the most out of your POC. Like most Portable Concentrators, the Eclipse uses Lithium Ion batteries, in the case of the SeQual Eclipse, two batteries are contained inside a Eclipse Power Cartridge. Generation one Power Cartridges with the […]

Not that the decision to purchase a particular portable oxygen concentrator was easy, you also have to determine the best oxygen delivery device (aka cannula) for both you and your system.  Each manufacturer has some requirements for the cannula length and the overall length allowed for the entire delivery device, that is tubing plus cannula.  […]


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If you have any questions about oxygen concentrators, liquid oxygen, portable oxygen, you have come to the right place. Whether you are lookiing to buy a POC, rent a POC for a trip, or understand how what that alarm means, you have come to the right place. Since 1992 we have immerseed in all things Oxygen Therapy, here you will find not only a users perspective, you will find the technicians perspective! Welcome!!