[Homeroast] Got my HotTop roaster this week

g paris pchforever at gmail.com
Sat Sep 11 12:48:06 CDT 2010

Michael at Hot Top is great but please enough about apple they have given
more free stuff to people them anyone.

Microsoft, HOP the whole bunch! cannot hold a candle to Apple!!


On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 10:26 AM, Dhananjaya <
djgarcia at improbablystructuredlayers.net> wrote:

> Yes, and you can even use your iPhone to roast coffee if you get one that
> catches fire :-)
> I just ordered a couple of replacement parts for my ancient Hottop from
> Michael which need replacement more because of my tinkering than because of
> normal wear & tear.  I asked him about getting a new ROM chip for my very
> old Programmable upgrade panel, since Barry Lutterman had mentioned a
> feature he used that was not in my very early revision, to skip to the next
> segment by pressing the right arrow during the roast.
> It turns out there's no upgrade chip as such, since they're surface-mounted
> and cannot be replaced, and he was not aware of any updated firmware. But
> nevertheless, he's sending me a new panel free of charge (?!) which
> hopefully will have the feature.
> How NOT like Apple, who charges you for a bug-fixing software upgrade!
> When it comes to customer service, Hottop is in a league of their own.
> DJ
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> I emailed Micheal at Hottop USA a while ago inquiring about the rumored 1
> lb
> Hottop.  His reply was that he didn't see anything in the works in the next
> 6 months.  These guys are worse than Apple!
> Lex
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