Hints and Tips for the Gene Cafe roaster
The Gene Cafe is an easy roaster to use, but it does work in such a way, that certain changes may seem "counter-intuitive". The hints and tips here may help you shortcut some of the learning process. As always you try these things at your own risk, because they may have worked on a particular roaster, voltage, coffee and set of ambient conditions, does not mean they will work the same way for you.
When making any changes, document what happens carefully, keep and eye out for anything unusual, watch the roast temperatures and be preared to adjust the profile on the fly as necessary, if things are going wrong.