[Homeroast] New I-Roast2

Jim Couch ravskau at gmail.com
Sat Apr 16 08:14:46 CDT 2011

Try the tip sheet pages for the I-Roast2 on Sweet Marias site they give good
instructions and a few custom profiles 1 of which is my almost universal
goto for when I use the Ir2.

On Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 12:24 AM, <msmb at suddenlink.net> wrote:

> I finally got myself a new I-Roast 2, which arrived today.  I had use an
> I-Roast 1 for about 5 years and when that broke tried a hot air popper with
> a  laser thermometer and a power strip to control the temperature. it worked
> well but I roast pretty often and it was a bit of trouble to assemble
> everything.  The old I-Roast1 only allowed 3 programs.  The pre-sets were
> always too hot for my house's current.  The profile I used was 225 for 4
> minutes 350 for 2 or 3 minutes and 450 for 4 minutes, though Usually I would
> have to cut it short a bit.  With the popper i tried around the same profile
> but after the 3 minute interval added one minute at 400, before going to
> 450.
> Can anyone direct me to the site where I can find different profiles?  Or,
> can someone suggest a profile for some Costa Rican beans (don't remember
> what region) just to start me off.
> The pre set profiles strike me as odd because compared to what I used to
> use, they start at a relatively high temperature and at certain points they
> lower the temperature from a previous level. I thought that to avoid baking
> the beans you always wanted to have an ascending temperature level through
> the roast.  Is this correct?
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