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· 07/04/2020 10:27 AM
Happy 4th of July! jazzyhands

· 06/24/2020 7:58 AM
@Mark McCornack, Please post your question in the forum.

Mark McCornack
· 06/15/2020 9:28 PM
Hi! Looking for a legacy inlet temp sensor on 13 yr old Gene Cafe. It seems they've changed it and now you need new mother board and new sensor. Any ideas where I can find compatibile old one? Mark

· 06/09/2020 6:39 PM
Wich thermometers Can i buy for my roasting machine compatible with usb or macbook?

· 06/05/2020 5:38 PM
peveleth, It is better if you start a post in the forum with your question. These shouts go away in time.

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Hieronymus Mouse
Hi gang,
I'm going to post elsewhere about my roasting adventures with the Gene Cafe I bought in August last year. Meanwhile, sad to say, mechanical and electronic stuff just upsets me. If I were to try to do the servicing described earlier in this thread, I'd be a nervous wreck. Roaster and any humans in proximity would suffer. Anyone know whether the company will take it for maintenance? I've done perhaps 45 roasts in it, and although the coffee still comes out great, I sense a possible increase in smoke and a change in the roasting aromas -- more toward roasty perhaps more quickly. I do clean as thoroughly after each roast as vacuum will allow. Thanks. Michael. BTW, I love the machine, and I'm super happy with the coffee.
Erst Kaffee
I am so grateful for the information John Despres posted on this thread on how to disassemble the chaff collector for cleaning a 2 or 3 times a year. The Gene Roaster is a beauty and I want to take good care of it. Mine is fresh out of the box it arrived in yesterday.

No roasts yet, but coming soon. I'll post as I progress!

Thank you John. Thank you Eddie.
Bialetti Moka Pot, Aeropress, Gene Cafe Roaster, Hario Skerton Grinder as it came, and Kyocera CM-50 with Orphan Espresso bearing upgrade for medium and coarse grind, Orphan Espresso Pharos
John Despres
Good luck Erst Kaffee! Post results and always feel free to post question!

Have fun.

Respect the bean.
John Despres
Fresh Roast 8, Gene Cafe, JYTT 1k, Quest M3, Mazzer Mini, Technivorm, various size presses and many more brewers.
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