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Product Details
Overall Rating 7.1, Based on 28 Reviews
Avg Price $150.00
Manufacturer Zach & Dani's LLC
Machine Type coffee roaster, air & helical metal shaft agitation, smokeless design, 5.5oz cap
Colors Black, Glass, Metal
Class Coffee Roaster, Fluid Air Hybrid
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Roasters, Accessories & Misc: Zach and Dani's Roaster
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An air hybrid roaster sold through informercials and at some online vendors, relies on air and a rotating screw to agitate the beans. Has a near-smokeless design.

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Paul Wilmoth (quality: 7.0) 03.01.2007 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: If you'd like to get into home roasting, but were afraid "where to start", start HERE, with this nifty little easy to use, machine!
Michael Hendel (quality: 8.0) 12.05.2004 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Easy to use, no smoke, 4oz batch size, great coffee
Mike Schwer (quality: 8.7) 05.09.2007 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: For the beginning roaster this machine is fantastic for the price and simplicity of use!
Barry Stewart (quality: 9.0) 06.26.2003 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Get one - you'll be glad you did.
John Chambers 01.08.2006 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Buy it!  You'll love it...
Jason Jacobson (quality: 4.5) 10.17.2005 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: A great idea that needs to be kicked up a few notches on not only heat, but cooling and design as well.
Kevin P (quality: 8.4) 05.19.2004 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Can be a useful device for roasting a variety of coffee.  Also has limitations.
Stanley Zolenski (quality: 8.7) 01.03.2003 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: A whole new, truly enjoyable experience to Home Roasting.
Bruce Weir (quality: 5.0) 01.27.2006 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: Nice to see something that delivers as advertised.
Wm Donovan (quality: 5.0) 10.02.2004 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: For me it is a good machine, Im happy with it
Robert Lichtenstein (quality: 8.3) 12.17.2002 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: This is a great machine for the beginner and the seasoned home roaster and is backed by a responsive company. .
Steve Johnson (quality: 7.0) 11.12.2003 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: Good roaster for the home,  allows for multiple roasts with fairly smoke free results -- uniform roast results
Mark Rabin (quality: 6.9) 09.08.2003 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: The cup tastes flat - I am disappointed that this machine didn't work for me.
Jeff Sheltren (quality: 9.0) 09.05.2006 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: A very easy to use machine which makes home roasting available to the masses.
Don Ferron (quality: 8.0) 11.04.2006 Rating: 7.4
Bottom Line: A decent machine, but due to the lack of customer service, I would not purchase another.
Darryl Rehr (quality: 8.1) 01.15.2003 Rating: 7.4
Bottom Line: It teaches you nothing about roasting.  But once you have learned on a FR+, get Z&D for convenience.
Rick LaReno (quality: 8.3) 04.11.2004 Rating: 7.4
Bottom Line: So far, so good. Aside from some minor inconveniences the Z&D consistently produces great coffee.
Mandy Brewer (quality: 8.0) 01.04.2006 Rating: 7.2
Bottom Line: Awesome roasts but durability needs to be addressed.
Jon Hill (quality: 7.0) 12.01.2005 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: Anyone can use this machine. Some may not want to.
Doug A 04.19.2007 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: Look for a more durable roaster.
Tom Bodet (quality: 8.0) 01.03.2006 Rating: 6.6
Bottom Line: Looks good on the counter, smokeless operation delivers but needs to be a little quiker and a lot quieter.
Adam Tarr (quality: 8.0) 05.07.2007 Rating: 5.6
Bottom Line: An easy-to-use roaster with some build quality issues.
Paddy Jarit (quality: 7.0) 06.02.2008 Rating: 5.2
Bottom Line: Don't get caught behind the smoke(less) screen of this one.  Move on!
Mark Palumbo (quality: 8.8) 10.21.2006 Rating: 5.0
Bottom Line: Easy to use but mine failed after a year of weekly use, buyer beware, Z&D does not service their units post warranty period.
David Gervais (quality: 6.0) 11.30.2006 Rating: 4.6
Bottom Line: Do yourself a favor and avoid this machine.
Larry OConnor 02.28.2007 Rating: 4.2
Bottom Line: A good macine, but I'd look at what's out there with a future on the market. PLEASE READ FOLLOW UP REVIEW about fire hazard!!
Walt Brubaker (quality: 7.8) 06.08.2006 Rating: 3.4
Bottom Line: Buy one of these cheap plastic toys as a gift for your brother-in-law.  Buy a decent-quality unit from another manufacturer for yourself.
Michael Schosboek (quality: 5.5) 05.06.2012 Rating: 2.8
Bottom Line: good starter machine if you don't plan on a caffeine adiction
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