New Transcend Battery Options Launched

MINNEAPOLIS (October 25, 2011) – Somnetics International Inc., the Minneapolis-based maker of Transcend® is changing the way CPAP therapy is delivered. Transcend, the world’s smallest, lightest, most portable and flexible continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and battery system, today introduced two lightweight, long-life battery systems that allow use of the Transcend CPAP system anywhere, even in remote locations or when power is not available.

The Transcend P4 Overnight Battery System™ and the Transcend P8 Multi-Night Battery System™ provide reliable power during power outages and travel, including remote locations when camping, in flight, for over-the-road truckers and anywhere power is not available.  During power outages, Transcend seamlessly switches to battery power when connected with the universal AC power supply to provide uninterrupted therapy. The battery and complete CPAP system fit in a small travel bag, taking up significantly less space than other CPAPs on the market. Transcend is the ideal CPAP choice for travel and for home use.

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About Transcend

Transcend is the smallest, lightest and most portable CPAP and battery system available. The Transcend Sleep Apnea Therapy Starter System offers options that make this the most flexible CPAP choice for travel and home use.  Options include the lightweight, long-life P4 Overnight Battery System™ and the P8 Multi-Night Battery System™ to provide reliable power in remote locations and during power outages. Two Waterless Humidification™ system options harness innovative proprietary heat moisture exchange (HME) technology that eliminates the hassles of traditional heated humidifiers.

About Somnetics

Somnetics is a privately-held medical device company based in Minneapolis, Minn.  It is an emerging leader in customer-driven design, development and production of respiratory medical devices to treat sleep apnea and related issues.  Somnetics’ mission is focused on integrating technology, customer input and employee creativity to provide innovative, high quality products that improve quality of life for people with respiratory disorders. It received FDA market clearance for the Transcend CPAP machine in July 2010.  Transcend is protected by several issued and pending US and foreign patents.



Transcend is the first portable CPAP device designed completely around user lifestyle to give CPAP users the freedom to sleep anywhere. These small, lightweight portable CPAP devices are about the size of a soda can and have portable battery options the size of a deck of cards for easy packing and toting. It’s portable CPAP therapy that’s ready for anything.


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Somnetics International, Inc.
33 5th Ave. NW, Suite 500,
New Brighton,
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Phone: 877-621-9626
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