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Behmor® 1600AB Plus Coffee Roaster
COF151

Behmor® 1600AB Plus Coffee Roaster

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Description

The Behmor® 1600AB Plus is an easy to use unit and our top choice for balancing roast quality with affordability. Based on a rotating drum, similar to commercial roasters, you can roast up to one pound at a time. As a drum style roaster it is much quieter than air bed roasters. The smoke suppression technology is also a key feature for indoor use. It comes with preprogrammed roast profiles but you can also use manual mode to control temps and drum speed.  
 
Features:
  • Large capacity home roaster - 1/4 lb to 1 lb
  • Patented smoke suppression technology
  • New higher multi-speed motor for better control during roasting
  • 5 custom pre-programmed roast profiles
  • Manual roasting override ability of key settings
  • Cooling cycle for quick end to roasting duration
  • Thermostatically controlled quartz roasting elements
  • Lighted interior for visual monitoring during roasting
  • Easy to read and operate display
  • Adjustable time controls to adjust roast times on-the-fly
  • Removable roasting drum with internal braces for full bean turbulence
  • Removable chaff tray for easy cleaning
  • Fan separates chaff from the bean and into the chaff tray
  • Automatic system diagnostics for troubleshooting
  • Easy to clean interior
  • New double pane glass
  • RoHS compliant
  • 4 Pre-Programmed Time Controls
  • Operate at 55db or less 
  • Power draw is 1630w/15a (Designed for use in 120v/ 60hz environments ONLY)
  • Dims: 17" L x 12" W x 10.25" H

 

 
Item # COF151
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Availability California - Out Of Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 24 LBS
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Steve R on May 19, 2020
Very Nice roaster. I have had outstanding results with this product.
Michael C on May 13, 2020
Recommended by a friend...
Steve R on May 19, 2020
After much research, this is the best roaster in this price range for capacity and ease of use.
Joachim A F on May 15, 2020
Very Nice roaster. I have had outstanding results with this product.
Michael C on May 13, 2020
Recommended by many sites
Raymond R H on May 11, 2020
Replacement of an old one. Older model worked great for 5 years, but parts would cost as much as a new one.
Mark N on Apr 1, 2020
my original Behmor 1600 stopped working after 4 years. Time to upgrade to new model rather than pay for costly repairs.
Gary W B on Oct 10, 2019
Had one for many years and roasted over 1000 pounds on it
Johannes D S on Sep 25, 2019
After much research, this is the best roaster in this price range for capacity and ease of use.
Joachim A F on May 15, 2020
Recommended by many sites
Raymond R H on May 11, 2020
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A lot to like, but that safety shut-off feature? No thanks.
As the title suggests, this roaster has a lot going for it. It's very well built, and has a solid reliable feel to it. The manual is pretty helpful and the controls, once you learn them, are pretty good. I also love the fact that you can roast up to 16 oz. at a time.

What I don't love. First, the auto-shutoff feature sounds great on paper. "It's a safety feature". Yeah, until you miss the timer and screw up an whole batch. This requires you to helicopter the dang thing the whole time. This 'feature' cost it an entire star.

I also don't yet agree with the roast time suggestions and settings. I had to roast a batch THREE times to get the color I wanted and felt like I was guessing the whole time (and no, I don't like them burnt, but right around 1st crack). I even keep a detailed roast log and the last few entries have some four letter words in them. This is part of just figuring it out I suppose, but if you follow the instructions to the letter, the beans are not even close to being roasted.

The internal light is a good idea, but it shines off the roasting drum so much you can't really see the bean color, so it's not helpful in monitoring the roast.

I'm only on the first few batches so my opinion may change over time, but I doubt I'll ever like the auto-shutoff off feature.
May 6, 2020
Purchased
1 month ago