A great cup of espresso starts with a well-roasted bean. Hottop takes coffee to the next level with its KN-8828B Coffee Bean Roaster. Featuring a heavy-duty stainless steel case and drum, this Hottop model is manual and offers precise control over temperature, timing and roast level. The user controls the power going to the heating element. It can be adjusted in 10 percent increments from 0 to 100 at any time once the roasting process begins until the beans are ejected. This allows for subtle adjustments of the roasting profile. The main fan's speed can also be adjusted from 0 to 100 in 25 percent increments. This gives you another tool to control the roasting profile.The KN-8828B-2K roaster delivers around 25 cups of freshly roasted beans and is ideal for home or light commercial use.
How the Hottop Coffee Bean Roaster Works
- Simply add up to 1.3 cups of green beans, select your desired roasting profile using the temperature, timer and roast parameters, and press the Start button.
Features & Functionality of the Hottop Coffee Bean Roaster
- Major Capacity: Roasts up to 1.3 cup of beans in 17 minutes, which yields about 25 cups of coffee!
- Control and Quality: The easy-touch buttons and LCD display allow precise control over the quality of your roasting cycle, and the glass chamber allows clear visibility, during every stage of the roast.
- Temperature Matters: External cooling tray with agitation arm and cooling fan (with five speed settings!), so beans maintain a consistent temperature and cool in four to five minutes when completed.
- Easy-Clean: Double Filtration Chaff collection that also disassembles for easy cleaning.
- Memory: The three memory settings can be used to save favorite roasting profiles.
Included Accessories with the Hottop Coffee Bean Roaster
- User Manual
|Ease of Care and Maintenance||3|
|Ease of Use||3|
|Overall Value for the Money||4|
|How Does it Compare?||
Hottop offers two models, the "B" model which is a very hands on manual and precise roaster and the "P" model which has programmability and can automatically roast beans.
|Tips and Tricks||
Hottop makes small improvements on earlier models, the KN-8828B-2K features a special knob on the back of the machine, below the main ventilation fan. In emergency situations, such as a power outage or a failure of the electrical ejection mechanism, the user can pull this knob and manually eject the beans.
|Case Material||Stainless Steel|
|Max Roast Capacity||1-1.3 cups/8-10.5 ounces/225-300 grams|
|Roast Level Shades||Shade: Black Brown | Name: French, Shade: Dark Brown | Names: French, Espresso, Shade: Light Brown | Names: Light, Cinnamon, Shade: Medium Brown | Names: Medium, American, Shade: Medium Dark Brown | Names: Viennese, Full City, Light French, Espresso, Shade: Very Dark Brown | Names: Italian, Dark French|
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Warranty Information for the Hottop Coffee Bean Roaster
|What it Covers:||
|Who Supports the Warranty:||Hottop|
|Warranty Contact Information:||Email Hottop at [email protected]|
|Eligible for SCG Extended Warranty?||No|
|Can SCG Repair?||No|
User Manuals for your Hottop Coffee Bean Roaster
Very Good RoasterReview by Larry K
Price Value Quality
Item was received in 5 business days.
This replaces my Genie Cafe which I've used for close to 7 years which I decided to upgrade.
So far, I've only used the auto program, but this allows me to change the blower speed, heater temp and time to easily adjust the roast. Very good roasts my first three times. Runs quieter than expected, well built.
Well written manual and website to understanding the Hottop and get tips for roasting. Easy to clean and assemble.
Easy to see and hear beans cracking.
(Posted on 9/17/12)
Buy One - Get OvercaffinatedReview by Tom W
Quality Value Price
I am using the Auto program and varying the bean weights to achieve different levels of roasts. So far, he results have been better than my best Popcorn Popper roasts.
The machine is very quiet and there are no issues hearing the 1st and 2nd cracks. The beans have a fuller flavor than popper roasts.
The machine has several built in fail-safes to insure you watch the machine through the entire process. It is VERY important to be with this machine during the entire roasting process.
I thought is was going to be hard to strip it down for cleaning - it is very easy to do and get back together. Clean after every roast and keep to the full scale cleaning schedule.
The Hoptop website is very user friendly for parts and filters and there are plenty of other websites where you can gain useful information on using this product.
Shipment was quick (5 days) and I have been roasting ever since. Wonderful FRESH coffee. You will drink more coffee with fresh product.
Great Taste, Easy To Clean, Easy To Use
(Posted on 3/19/10)
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