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Am I a good candidate for Somnibel?

If you are more than 18 years old, weigh more than 40 kg, and your height is above 145 cm, you suffer from positional sleep apnea and/or snoring, Somnibel is the therapy for you.

Somnibel has been designed to help the user correct their position gradually, with the aim of re-educating their body position without having to use it: this may vary from patient to patient.

The vibrations are very soft and do not damage your health in any way. Somnibel is a Class IIA medical device which holds all the necessary accreditations.

Thanks to its reduced size, Somnibel can be easily transported, so you can use it when you travel. We recommend taking the packaging when transporting it.

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Somnibel applies a mild gradual vibratory stimulus and adapts to every user through its 4 intensity levels. It does not trigger sleep fragmentation.

The device starts working 15 minutes after switching it on. That will give you time to fall asleep in your preferred position.

When the device detects the upright position and then afterwards any another position, it waits for 5 minutes before applying a new stimulus so that you can go back to sleep comfortably.

Somnibel only weighs 17 g and has been designed not to be noticed.

Somnibel has visual indicators to help you know how your device is operating.

When the device is functioning correctly, there is a green light flashing every 10 seconds. All visual indicators are detailed in the manual (see page 14).

The Somnibel light has very low intensity, and has been designed so that it does not disturb you or your partner.

Battery

When you connect it to the mains, the green light comes on. When it goes off, this means that the device is fully charged.

Somnibel has a battery life of >3 nights; 10 h per night. We recommend charging it every day to prevent the battery from running out.

A yellow light flashing every 2 seconds indicates that your Somnibel battery is low and that it needs charging.

Adhesive

Yes, the adhesive is hypoallergenic and has been tested and proven on numerous patients.

The adhesive attaches easily to the Somnibel; however, if it is not properly attached to the device, a green and yellow light will flash every 0.5 seconds. This will indicate that you should reapply the adhesive.

Maintenance and After-Sales Service

Clean your Somnibel and its battery charger softly with a cloth moistened in soapy water (neutral soap) or 96º surgical spirit. Then, proceed to dry it.

No. Internal parts and contacts must never make contact with liquids.

Please, contact your Somnibel distributor, he will tell you how to proceed

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Somnibel is indicated for patients over 18, 45kg. and 145cm.

Read the user manual carefully before using your Somnibel.

Use only accessories and adhesives approved by the manufacturer SIBEL, S.A.U.

Somnibel complies with the current legislation on medical devices.

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Is your patient a good candidate for Somnibel Pro?

If they are over 18 years old, weigh more than 40 kg, and their height is above 145 cm, they suffer from sleep apnea and/or positional snoring, Somnibel Pro is the therapy for them.

Somnibel Pro has been designed to help the user correct their posture gradually, with the aim of re-educating their body position without having to use it: this may vary from patient to patient.

No. The vibrations are very soft and do not dangerous to health in any way. Somnibel Pro is a Class IIA medical device which holds all the necessary accreditations.

Thanks to its reduced size, Somnibel Pro can be easily transported, so your patients can use it when they travel. We recommend taking the packaging when transporting it.

Using my

Somnibel Pro applies a mild gradual vibratory stimulus and adapts to every user through its 4 intensity levels. It does not trigger sleep fragmentation.

The device starts working 15 minutes after switching it on. That will give them time to fall asleep in their preferred position.

When the device detects the upright position and then afterwards any another position, it waits for 5 minutes before applying a new stimulus so that you can go back to sleep comfortably.

Somnibel Pro only weighs 17 g and has been designed not to be noticed.

Somnibel Pro has visual indicators to help you know how your device is operating.

When the device is functioning correctly, there is a green light flashing every 10 seconds. All visual indicators are detailed in the manual (see page 16).

The Somnibel Pro light has very low intensity, and has been designed so that it does not disturb your patient nor their partner.

Battery

When you connect it to the mains, the green light comes on. When it goes off, this means that the device is fully charged.

Somnibel Pro has a battery life of >3 nights; 10 h per night. We recommend charging it every day to prevent the battery from running out.

A yellow light flashing every 2 seconds indicates that the Somnibel Pro battery is low and that it needs charging.

Memory

Somnibel Pro can store up to 36 nights signal recording (with a maximum of 10 hours per recording) and 365 of therapy.

Somnibel Pro has visual indicators to help you know how your device is operating.

Somnibel Pro will warn you when its signal recording memory is nearly full, and when it is completely full. When there is only enough memory left for 3 nights recording, the device will emit a warning with a yellow light flashing every second. Once the recording memory is completely full, the yellow light will flash every 10 seconds.

Adhesive

Yes, the adhesive is hypoallergenic and has been tested and proven on numerous patients.

The adhesive attaches easily to the Somnibel Pro; if it is not properly attached to the device, a green and yellow light will flash every 0.5 seconds.

SomniLab Software

The USB included with Somnibel Pro has the installation wizard and the software.

It can also be downloaded from our page: www.somnibel.eu/en/support/

Somnibel Pro connects to a PC using the USB cable included. Use it to connect the device; it will be automatically detected and you will be able to configure it easily.

Click the download wizard icon on the bottom right: . Follow the steps indicated by the download wizard.

After completing the data download, the wizard will ask you if you want to erase the Somnibel Pro memory; you can erase it then or later, by accessing the device configuration window, click on the cogwheel icon on the right-hand side of the screen.

Every time you connect your Somnibel Pro to SomniLab, the date and time are self-configured, so that they are always correct. You can also configure them manually from the device's configuration menu .

It is important that your patient charges the device regularly, to prevent the battery from running out and not lose the time and date settings. However, if this happens, you can configure each log manually.

Maintenance and After-Sales Service

Clean your Somnibel Pro and its battery charger softly with a cloth moistened with soapy water (neutral soap) or 96º surgical spirit. Then, proceed to dry it.

No. Internal parts and contacts must never make contact with liquids.

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