Thermocouple for Coffee Roaster?

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Thermocouple for Coffee Roaster?

Post by ontum » Fri Feb 22, 2019 4:19 pm

Hello -
I use my BCS panel for my brewing and love it.

This week I picked up a Toper Cafemino 1kg electric coffee roaster. It has a simple control that only turns on and then cuts out at a set temperature point.

I would love to use my excising BCS panel to control my roaster and log termperatures. I already have quick disconnects at eh panel, so It would work really well.

I believe the coffee roaster used thermocouples, but I'm not sure how to use a thermocouple with the BCS.

Is this possible?

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Re: Thermocouple for Coffee Roaster?

Post by bbrally » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:22 pm

The BCS won't be able to monitor a Coffee Roaster.

Thermocouples aren't compatible with the BCS and thermisters, which are, will fail under the high heat.

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Re: Thermocouple for Coffee Roaster?

Post by TrickyDick » Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:48 pm

Be better luck looking to Artisan software. Lots of folks use all sorts of DIY hardware to control their roasts with Phidgets and other stuff I don't understand because I don't have any of that stuff. I use the Aillio Bullet Roaster

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