[Homeroast] Behmor Err7 - what does it signify?

John Nanci john at chocolatealchemy.com
Tue Sep 23 13:10:52 CDT 2014

Yes.  Once the certifying agency (ETL) got to look at the roaster 
again, they insisted it be present in all modes to save the customers 
from themselves.  It was all or nothing.


At 10:58 AM 9/23/2014, you wrote:
>At 3/4 of the way through the roast, even in rozetta stone mode, you must
>push start button again as unit will display  err 7 and start shutting
>On Sep 22, 2014 10:06 AM, "slinkster" <aphroditeatlas at gmail.com> 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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