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Date: 14 Jun 2007 15:55:52
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Subject: connecting coffee machine/roaster to laptop
Hi all

Ive been reading lots how some have connected various coffee making
devices to laptops, ie roasters machines etc for the purposes of data
logging.
Can anyone suggest what that mysterious connecting device in between
the coffee and laptop is and also recommend one?


TIA





 
Date: 05 Aug 2007 00:36:42
From: RobvL
Subject: Re: connecting coffee machine/roaster to laptop
snipped

> Can anyone suggest what that mysterious connecting device in between
> the coffee and laptop is and also recommend one?

I always thought the connecting device between the coffee and the laptop was
called a Geek.

Rob vL
NZ




 
Date: 16 Jun 2007 00:04:25
From: Spooky182
Subject: Re: connecting coffee machine/roaster to laptop
On Jun 16, 2:28 pm, r...@math.hawaii.NOSPAM.edu (D. Ross) wrote:
> sullo...@yahoo.com.au wrote:
>
>


 
Date: 16 Jun 2007 04:28:41
From: D. Ross
Subject: Re: connecting coffee machine/roaster to laptop
sullosau@yahoo.com.au wrote:



 
Date: 15 Jun 2007 12:57:53
From: Zeek!
Subject: Re: connecting coffee machine/roaster to laptop
On Thu, 14 Jun 2007 15:55:52 -0700, sullosau@yahoo.com.au wrote:

I can't see where to plug the USB cable into my stovetop popper!?!?!


 
Date: 14 Jun 2007 23:25:49
From:
Subject: Re: connecting coffee machine/roaster to laptop
On Jun 15, 2:06 pm, "Ken Fox"
<morceaudemerdeThisMerdeG...@hotmail.com > wrote:
> <sullo...@yahoo.com.au> wrote in message
>
> news:1181861752.020765.171960@e9g2000prf.googlegroups.com...
>
> > Hi all
>
> > Ive been reading lots how some have connected various coffee making
> > devices to laptops, ie roasters machines etc for the purposes of data
> > logging.
> > Can anyone suggest what that mysterious connecting device in between
> > the coffee and laptop is and also recommend one?
>
> > TIA
>
> Presumably you are referring to a probe or datalogger. There are
> self-contained dataloggers, such as the Fluke 54 series, that have
> interfaces (which with optional software and cables) can download their
> saved data into a spreadsheet or graphing program. Omega makes a similar
> but less well made one which comes with its own free software, worth
> slightly more than its price.
>
> Alternatively there are devices such as an 8 channel TC device (the mfr.
> which I have forgotten but the device is referenced on the various threads
> dealing with the Scace Thermofilter device onwww.home-barista.com) that
> connect directly to a PC, which would include a laptop.
>
> Most of the time one is interested in monitoring temperature, which the
> above refers to, and this would be temperature as measured while making an
> espresso shot, or obtained from a thermocouple while roasting.
> Alternatively, one might want to measure pressure. I'm sure it is possible
> to do this with a device connected to a PC, but I personally have no
> knowledge of such devices.
>
> ken

Datalogger thats the device I was trying to think of, thanks for the
link, that should point me in the right direction,

thanks for the help Ken

Steve



 
Date: 14 Jun 2007 22:06:39
From: Ken Fox
Subject: Re: connecting coffee machine/roaster to laptop
<sullosau@yahoo.com.au > wrote in message
news:1181861752.020765.171960@e9g2000prf.googlegroups.com...
> Hi all
>
> Ive been reading lots how some have connected various coffee making
> devices to laptops, ie roasters machines etc for the purposes of data
> logging.
> Can anyone suggest what that mysterious connecting device in between
> the coffee and laptop is and also recommend one?
>
>
> TIA
>

Presumably you are referring to a probe or datalogger. There are
self-contained dataloggers, such as the Fluke 54 series, that have
interfaces (which with optional software and cables) can download their
saved data into a spreadsheet or graphing program. Omega makes a similar
but less well made one which comes with its own free software, worth
slightly more than its price.

Alternatively there are devices such as an 8 channel TC device (the mfr.
which I have forgotten but the device is referenced on the various threads
dealing with the Scace Thermofilter device on www.home-barista.com) that
connect directly to a PC, which would include a laptop.

Most of the time one is interested in monitoring temperature, which the
above refers to, and this would be temperature as measured while making an
espresso shot, or obtained from a thermocouple while roasting.
Alternatively, one might want to measure pressure. I'm sure it is possible
to do this with a device connected to a PC, but I personally have no
knowledge of such devices.

ken