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Marko Luther
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A wannabe roaster
A wannabe roaster

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More On Digital Noise
In my previous post on Digital Noise I demonstrated that a low temperature resolution produces a noisy rate-of-rise (RoR) curve. Here I hint on a simple way to get a less noisy RoR signal on systems with limited temperature resolution. Just increasing your ...
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Digital Noise
This small note argues that temperature resolution matters even if it transports mostly noise. A number of temperature measurement instruments deliver values rounded to the degree (C or F). Some others deliver one, two or many decimal places. For simple roa...
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Probatone: Adding ET
The first generations of the Probat Probatone 2 , the ones without touch display as well as those with the small touch display, came with a bean temperature (BT) probe only. Now that Artisan can be connected directly to those machines  to read the BT and to...
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Probat Probatone
Probat is opening up to 3rd-party roasting software. The Artisan team is proud to be picked as one of their first collaborations. Thus, in the last weeks we worked together with Probat engineers to establish the connection between Artisan and their Probat P...
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Recent Roast Properties
Remember that day when you had to roast 100Kg of that Colombian bean on your 5Kg machine? You might have become tired re-entering all the same roast properties over and over again to document your roasts. A new feature in Artisan v1.1 allows you to store an...
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Artisan v1.0
After a long journey that started at the end of 2009, the development of Artisan finally reached version 1.0. Download it from the Artisan GitHub page . This one introduces only a few new features w.r.t. the previous one, but adds some small improvements an...
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Roast Phases, Statistics and Phases LCDs
The coffee roasting process is often discussed with respect to its separate roasting phases. Splitting not only makes it easier to get complex things into our small heads, but also allows for colourful roasting graphs. Roast Phases Often roast masters ident...
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Giesen Roaster Connected
A number of people have asked how best to connect their Giesen coffee roasters to Artisan. Here is a quite elegant solution by Barry that brings his Giesen onto the network for remote access. He owns a 2016 Giesen W6A propane drum roaster, which is equipped...
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Connecting Phidgets on Linux
To get up and running Artisan under Linux using Phidgets is not completely trivial (but doable). While the installation of Artisan should not pose any problem if the installation instructions are followed, getting Artisan to read data from connected Phidget...
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