[Homeroast] Quest: Engineer v Artisan, or Engineer + Artisan?

Joseph Robertson theotherjo at gmail.com
Tue Feb 15 02:35:14 CST 2011


Josh,
Are you sure you didn't just repeat what miKe just said?
Joe



On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 10:21 PM, Josh Schwartz <veganjosh at gmail.com> wrote:

> Actually I'd say that's anything but the case. The thing I like most about
> the Quest over my previous roasters is that it's a very manual roast. I'm a
> very technically-oriented person, but I roast on my Quest entirely by
> time/temp/sight/smell and get very good results.
>
>
>
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 12:08 AM, Robert Yoder <robotyonder at hotmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> >
> > Greetings, all, and thank you for the continuing wealth of useful
> > information!
> >
> > I really hope to own and operate a Quest, but it's not yet in the cards
> for
> > me.  Even if it became available to me, the next step of
> > hyper-instrumentation might take awhile to materialize.
> >
> > I'm imagining that coffee-roasting has existed since long before digital
> > thermocouples and their accoutrements.  Is it possible that the Quest M3
> > requires these inputs? Software?  A MAC?   I wonder how/if the roaster
> might
> > be used by us old analog-types?  Or is the consensus that the roaster's
> > results, absent augmentative instrumentation, must be inferior? (I do
> > concede, that, in some cases, instrumentation can help replicate an
> > artisan-developed roast profile, and I'm glad to hear about it, in the
> > off-chances that I will have a Quest, and, later, have the ancillaries.)
> >
> > Happy Valentine's Day, everyone!  A special Happy Valentine's Day wish to
> > Tom, Maria, BOO, Derek and the rest of the SM Staff!
> >
> > I just love the way you serve coffee!
> >
> > robert yoder
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