• Producer: Hottop, USA/Taiwan
  • Machine: KN-8828B-2K+
  • Connection: vendor specific serial protocol
  • Features:
    • logging of environmental temperature (ET), bean temperature (BT) and related rate-of-rise curves
    • slider control of fan and heater
    • button control of motor, door solenoid, and stirrer

Watch out! Artisan doesn’t monitor unsafe temperatures, so you should never leave the roaster alone.

Watch out! The Artisan blog contains a detailed post on this setup.

Watch out! There is also setup supporting Hottop machines modified with an Arduino/TC4/HTC combination.

Energy Ratings

Model Source Heater (kW)
KN-8828 Elec 0.75