The Behmor 2000 AB Plus Roaster can roast 1/4 to 1 pound of green coffee at a time, making it the largest capacity home coffee roaster available. The Behmor features patented catalytic converter technology smoke reducer, although if you roast 1 pound of coffee at a time, smoke will be produced, so put this in a well vented area when using. When comparing to the Gene Cafe drum roaster, the Behmor has less visibility of the roasting coffee, more capacity, and less ability than the Gene Cafe to achieve really dark roasts.
Features 8 customer pre-programmed time controls, and 5 custom pre-programmed heat/roast profile controls, so you can vary the amount of heat the roaster produces during the 15 to 20 minute roast as well as the time. Automatic system diagnostic and troubleshooting is programmed into the unit as well.
This machine is ideal if you want to roast a lot of coffee at once, and do not like to roast to extremely dark French Roast levels, as the Behmor has fire safeguards which strongly discourage really dark roasts (look at the Gene Cafe if you want your roasted coffee black and shiny). A scale is needed when using the Behmor to accurately weigh out the 1/4, 1/2, or 1 pound of green coffee needed to correspond to the Behmor's preset coffee weight roast profiles (the proper roast is dependent on the exact weight of coffee in the drum). It is harder to see the roasting coffee compared with the Gene Cafe, as you have to look through a lighted window and then through a screened roast drum to see the roasting coffee. Accordingly, this machine is best for the intermediate to advanced roaster who depends as much on the sound of the crack as on the color of the bean. The Behmor is quiet (like an electric rotisserie) and it is easy to hear the coffee crack as it roasts. It gets hot when roasting, and the steel top and sides become too hot to the touch.
18" long, 11" high, 13" deep. Uses 1630 watts when running. One year manufacturers warranty included. Click HERE for a manufacturers data sheet.
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