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Part Number: 1001624Brand: Philips Respironics
No stock, discontinued
Unfortunately, Philips Respironics have now stopped manufacturing these popular Softcaps and we have no stock left. We are working as fast as we can for a suitable alternative. Any outcome will be announced in our newsletters, so if you wish to subscribe to these you are welcome to by clicking on this link Newsletter Subscription.
Due to the softcaps being discontinued by Philips Respironics, and due to the amount of disappointment for the softcaps we are trying to get back something similar in the future, so have discontinued the product for now. To be sure you don't miss news about this you're advised to subscribe to our newsletters Newsletter Subscription.
The Softcap Lycra Headgear is designed for use with nasal and full face CPAP masks. It comes with a Single Quick Clip for ease of use and quick removal.
Whilst they have been manufactured specifically for Respironics' masks, they have been successfully used with other manufacturers' masks, but are designed for 1 inch wide mask straps, so for any larger than this, the straps would need to be folded over (lengthways) to force the straps through, but many customers have managed this with masks made by Resmed, Fisher & Paykel + Devilbiss etc.
The SoftCaps come in 3 sizes:-
There doesn't appear to be official available sizing guides for these, so to help we have estimated the following:-
*To measure your head, use a flexible tape measure around the back of the head and across the temple as below:-
This will not work with the new Respironics' Amara View mask, but does work with the original Amara Gel + Silicone masks. If you are unsure of suitability with your mask, please contact us for advice.
We have been using the same medium Respironics Cpap Soft Cap headgear for two years. I can't find any anywhere. It worked so well for my daughter. It slipped over her hair so easily. Any substitutions that anyone has found? Thanks!
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We're working hard to get a suitable replacement since Philips stopped the manufacture of the softcaps which were helping so many people.
I ordered this to go with the full face Fitlife mask as it was recommended as being good in feedback. I was very disappointed to find that the picture showing the cap is nothing like the cap itself. I ordered a medium and it fits only from the crown of your head down to your ears not per the full head picture. When I wore it with the full face mask the bottom straps cut across my ears which was painful. Again this was an expensive lesson & I will try to sell this cap to recoup my losses
This is such a shame Ann, and even more so because you bought the last softcap we had and Philips have now stopped manufacture of them, yet there are people crying out for the softcaps. Sadly not everything works for us all.
I find this comfortable to wear and you don't get the indentations on your hair from straps. It also reduces strap marks on face a bit
this product is really comfortable and secure and its much better fitting than the straps provided by the mask makers. Its just a bit expensive but overall a great buy
I love the absolute softness of this cap. I had to make the straps fit my strap grips and had to superglue the ends of the velcro as it came off, but that's my fault as I had to really tug it through the green grips. Another thing I had to do was sew on a piece of soft thick felt at the back of the neck, because it was quite scratchy. But now all is sorted it is a dream to wear.
Thanks for the extra tips Helen which I'm sure may help others, and great to hear ths softcap is helping you 😊
My Son has been using this head cap for close to 5 years now. It's the only cap he uses. Since being told you are discontinuing this cap, we have tried so many others.. to no avail. Without an alternative you are causing a huge problem for us.. as it's the only headgear that supports his fitlife full face mask.. please reconsider.
Diane, it's not our decision to stop providing this softcap - it's because Philips Respironics have stopped making it, which was a huge disappointment to many of us - me included! We are doing all we can to try to get this big issue sorted.
I can't believe I've found this bargain to now being told it's going to be discontinued it's so comfy and makes wearing the mask so much easier and nicer. Fingers crossed the company decides to change their mind and continues to make them. Thank you
Whilst this is brilliant news Diane and we're investigating how we can help with this problem of Respironics ceasing production. Fingers crossed we can come up with a solution 🤞🤞
I purchased this headgear hoping it would be easier to wear than just the straps with my nasal mask. It was a little tricky to set up you need some manual dexterity to get the straps through the clips but I managed to fold the straps in half and feed them through. Iím not constantly rearranging the head straps overnight anymore as once this is on it stays put as I had hoped. Since I started using it my mask leakage has reduced considerably and I had my first night of 0.7 AHI in over two years of usage. Iím really pleased with this purchase .
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That's great to hear Margaret. It does need some tweaking of getting the straps through on several masks due to it being manufactured by Philips Respironics, but worth the effort when you've got such good results from using it 😊
My wife uses this item and says it is a tremendous difference to the comfort of the face mask.
Thanks for taking the time to review this on behalf of your wife. Glad she's finding comfort too!
Very expensive for what they are, I measured my head as per instructions to the letter which put me in the medium size range, but on it seemed a little small had it been a little bigger would have been more comfortable and work better.
Sorry to hear this. Did you measure your head in the exact place as recommended on the website as we've not heard of this problem before?
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