[Homeroast] Behmor Err7 - what does it signify?
john at chocolatealchemy.com
Mon Sep 22 12:13:53 CDT 2014
It means you (I assume) walked away from the
roaster and didn't hit the button (don't recall
which) to tell the system to continue at the 75%
mark. So as a safety feature, it put the beans
into cool and gave you an err7. Basically, the
new panel has a dead man switch.
From the Manual (google is your friend)
2) Auto Safe/ Unattended Switch at 75% into
set time of a roast the timer will start blinking un:30..29, 28 etc.. The
user has 30 seconds to press START otherwise it
will automatically go into cool flashing err7.
At 06:53 AM 9/20/2014, you wrote:
>I can only find Err1 through Err6 info on the
>Behmor site. Is an Err7 the equivalent of an
>Err1+Err7 condition (ie, critical), or is it something new and unusual?
>Ebay purchase with the control panel upgrade.
>There were some chaff crumbs in the tray on
>unboxing but the unit overall was clean and
>"passed" when I pressed all the buttons on the
>control panel. I ran a dry burn on 1/4 P1 per
>the manual. At the end of the heating/roasting
>cycle the unit threw an Err7, cleared by
>pressing START, at which time the unit dropped
>into cooling and shut down as expected.
>I then cleaned with a soft rag and some Orange
>Glo (sprayed the rag, wiped out the roast
>chamber) and directed a table fan into the roaster.
>After an hour I ran a 1/4 P1 roast using cheap
>greens (trash before, trash after) and again saw
>the Err7 at the end of the heating cycle.
>During both cleaning burns and the roast I ran
>my stopwatch against the timer on the display
>and it was spot-on so I don't think the timer is the problem.
>I have not had the right-side panel off to see
>if the thing is full of chaff and spider eggs,
>should that be my next troubleshooting step? [I
>do root cause failure analysis for a high tech
>product of which you may have heard. I can
>follow directions and I have tools available to
>include a multimeter and a soldering gun.]
>I have submitted the tech support form to Behmor
>but as it's a weekend I figured I'd check here
>to see if anyone has info that can help me figure this out before Monday.
>Halp please, and thanks.
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