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Hottop Home Coffee Roaster KN-8828B-2-K+ - USB Ready with Free 6 lb Green Coffee Sampler
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Home roasters rejoice! The Hottop KN-8828B-2K+ is here and has raised the bar for quality home roasting. The 2K+ now offers users even more control than its predecessor, the KN-8828P-2K, allowing total roast time, target roasting temperature, fan speed, and heating power to be controlled manually - even in the middle of a roast. The possibilities presented through these variables are virtually endless, which means users can make fine adjustments to hone in on the ideal parameters. The 2K+ features two K thermocouples and real-time monitoring over both bean temperature and environmental temperature. Both temperatures, along with all other roasting data, are displayed on a new high contrast LED screen throughout the roast cycle . A bi-directional USB port supports third party software for real-time monitoring and graphing of roasts as well as computer control of the roaster (software can be found here).
- Dynamic roasting control - manipulate target time, target temperature, fan speed, and heater power at any time during the roast.
- Advanced LED screen with wide viewing angle, high contrast, and full roast data displayed in real time
- Three push buttons for starting and stopping roasts and approving changes, Four bi-directional, infinite-rotation speed-sensitive knobs for easy and fast parameter changes during the roast (fan speed, temperature control, target temperature, and target time).
- Two K-type thermocouples for separate bean temperature (BT) and environmental temperature (ET) for real-time monitoring. Both temperatures are displayed on the LED screen throughout the roast.
- Bi-directional USB port supports third party software for real-time monitoring and graphing of roasts as well as for computer control of the roaster
- Save roasts to memory for recall
- Capacity: up to 300 grams per batch (best results with 250 grams)
- External cooling tray with agitation arm and fan; beans cool in 4-5 minutes
- Auto Roast Mode with factory installed profile
- 3 available memory locations for storing complete profiles
- 25 minute maximum roast time
- 3 Eject Modes: Auto, Push-button,and Manual
- Manual ejection pin for safety
- Roast times range approximately 12-16 minutes depending on mass of beans, roast level desired
- 1 year manufacturer’s warranty
HottopHottop Coffee Roasters incorporate commercial grade features into a home roasters. Unlike many home roasters, Hottops allow the roaster to monitor the entire roasting process. This includes being able to see the beans, as well as control the heating element and the fan (on the basic model). The Hottop design is advanced enough to allow a skilled roaster to determine optimal parameters, but it is also simple enough to enable newcomers to produce evenly roasted, fresh coffee with a fantastic flavor. Built with quality materials, including the one-of-a-kind cooling tray that works to cool the beans in under four minutes, the Hottop Coffee Roaster is able to produce roasted coffee on par with any coffee you could purchase at the store. With green coffee bean selling for half the price of roasted beans, the Hottop is an investment that will pay you back in the long run.
Raul R. Verified Buyer
5 / 5 stars
Pretty good so far
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