Posted Tue Jan 15, 2008, 1:31pm Subject: Re: Well I got my Digirosto Pro 1500+HD yesterday
I was looking at buying one of these things too. I even contacted the company in Korea to see if I could get it cheaper. The answer is no. Am also looking at the Sonofresco Coffee Roaster. If anyone has comments on that one.
Irondean Senior Member Joined: 10 Jul 2012 Posts: 1 Location: Toronto Expertise: I live coffee
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Posted Tue Jul 10, 2012, 6:02pm Subject: Re: Well I got my Digirosto Pro 1500+HD yesterday
Are you still using your Digirosto Pro?
It has been four years since your series of posts and I am wondering whether your opinion has changed on the roaster? I am looking for a coffee shop roaster to do small daily batches and I notice the green beanery is still selling these machines. Any advice that you might give me?
Posted Thu Aug 9, 2012, 6:04am Subject: Re: Well I got my Digirosto Pro 1500+HD yesterday
I am pretty sure the Digirosto has been discontinued. I think Greenbeanery is selling their remaining stock. As for the Sonofresco I have read it's a reliable roaster for an amazing price! Not bad for control due to the fact that it's a fluid bed. (Heated air temp change with the push of a button). I am also looking for a shop roaster. Check out the Solar roasters. Greenbeanery also sells them.
I have read nothing but good things about this roaster. A manual model is available as well. :) If you’re strapped for cash tho the sonofresco would be a good buy too. I just don't wanna mess with propane.
Also keep in mind that with the Sonofresco your roasting by temp sorta in a straight line.. profiling would have to be manual but I'm sure with some DIY you can just add another temp sensor and a PC to get better control.
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