[Homeroast] Behmor 1600+ on order...

Dennis True dennist3 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 6 20:40:55 CST 2015

am i understanding the "Rosetta button" is the "C" button?

On Sun, Dec 6, 2015 at 9:16 PM, Martin Maney <maney at two14.net> wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 06, 2015 at 02:40:24PM -0800, Clark Barclay wrote:
> > I never use the c button anymore since I've noticed that if I let it
> > run its course after I hit C it will always roast too dark for me.
> > If I want a French roast maybe I'll do that.
> The RS time is supposed to be the time from start of first crack to
> start of second crack, so unless that's the result you want, no, you
> wouldn't just press C and let it run itself out.
> > That's interesting that you hit cool during the Rosetta Stone
> > section.  What do you suppose the advantage is of doing that as
> > opposed to just adding the crack time you want and letting it hit
> > cool once 1C starts?  I've always wondered how adding/subtracting
> > time plays into the roast curve program.  And how the Rosetta Stone
> > affect it as well.
> There used to be a rumor that adding or subtracting time before
> pressing Start would change the profile's step times (for P2 and above
> that have multiple steps), but that proves not to be the case.  I would
> expect that the programmed profiles work just the same now - the manual
> mode just overrides their control, and the "Rosetta button" just loads
> the timer with the weight-based time.
> The only real advantage of the Rosetta button is that it does always
> set the countdown to the RS time, even when that extends the total
> roast time beyond what would otherwise be the preprogrammed limit.
> Some may be more comfortable setting the time to go by hand, others by
> having a fixed countdown against which to position their manual end.
> The fact that the + and - can only adjust in fifteen second steps IIRC
> does make them a bit less precise, perhaps, than aiming for X:XX left
> after having pressed C.
> This is all theoretical for me - only use I have for the time adjust
> buttons is to push it up to the max, since I'm always going to end it
> by hand, when I think it's ready.  I may not be any more consistent
> than time-based, but that's how I prefer to fly it.  :-)
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