thank you for the suggestion! I tried sitting the beans between 1:30-2:20 with poplite, it did prolong the roast during that drying phase. It too can probably benefit with a separate power cable. Does the oil or thin film of whatever left in the roasting chamber after roasts affect timing?
The timing with costa rican tarrazu in my unmodded poppers are:
-1/2 cup in Poppery 1: 4:45 1st crack, FC at 8:00
-Little Less than 1/2 cup in Poppery 2: 5:50 1st crack, FC at 9:00
-1/2 cup in Poplite with pause during drying phase: 3:45 1st crack, FC at 6:00
Of course, different wattage/age/condition yielded to different timing, but I am pretty happy with the result. I will most definitely do a fan power mod soon. I haven't tasted them in the cup, but knowing that slow caramelization in cooking works better, i will bet my money on the slightly longer roast to be better.
What I am wondering is, is the period (FC) between 1st crack and 2nd crack suppose to be this long?
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