[Homeroast] THE home roaster

Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com
Tue Dec 21 00:39:57 CST 2010


That's pretty cool - never saw this one before. Looks like you could 
detonate bombs in the roast chamber without hurting that thing... Tom

>On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 01:11:08PM -0800, Tom & Maria - Sweet 
>Maria's Coffee wrote:
>>  it was build around some commonly available heat source, and you had
>>  to put it together, but gave control of heat/air, manual control of
>>  roast curves, physical sampling from the roast chamber, and cooled
>>  outside the roast chamber in 4 min or less, that would hit most of
>>  my targets. One disagreement I might find with other home roasters
>>  would be batch size. I think that a 150-300 gram batch is ideal.
>
>http://pikibo-coffeetools.de/jpg/PIKIBO-Roestbiene-Lincar104V-1280.jpg
>
>External heat source, some assembly required, nothing but manual
>control unless you build some automation, external cooling but I don't
>think that's included beyond the end of the dump chute.  This is sort
>of a German analog to the Quest that one of the regulars in the #coffee
>channel on freenode recently acquired.  Yes, we thought it was funny,
>too - the Quest looks more like the "fine German engineering" cliche
>and vice versa.
>
>Lots more info if you have the optional German decoder in your head:
>
>   http://pikibo-coffeetools.de/roestbiene.html
>
>--
>Anyone who says you can have a lot of widely dispersed people hack
>away on a complicated piece of code and avoid total anarchy has never
>managed a software project.  -- Andy Tanenbaum
>
>
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-Tom

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