Setting a Reference Curve

This article explains how to set up and maintain a Reference Curve.

Setting the Reference Curve is available for the following products:

  • Roast
  • Commerce

Before creating a Reference Curve, we recommend creating a Profile for all your recipes. 

Why use a Reference Curve?

A Reference Curve is an important tool to help you to maximize your consistency. It functions as a guideline during roasting. 
💡 We recommend setting a Reference Curve for each of the Profiles you create. 

The Reference Curve will be the grey curve in the background of your Roasting Intelligence that guides you through the roast.
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Setting the Reference Curve

There are four ways to set the Reference Curve:

  1. At Profile creation
  2. In Roasting Intelligence (RI)
  3. Via direct selection in your Cropster account
  4. Via Roast Compare in your Cropster account (Recommended)

In the Roasting Intelligence (RI)

By following the steps below you can set the Reference Curve in the Roasting Intelligence (RI):

  1. Open the production bar by clicking the Today's production icon. 
  2. Select the roasted batch you would like to set as a reference and click the dots (...)
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  3. Select Mark as a reference.
  4. Click on SyncIcon@2x Synchronize, so the changes will take effect via the online platform C-sar as well.
    📚 Learn how to synchronize the Roasting Intelligence (RI).

Via direct selection on the online platform C-sar

By following the steps below you can set the Reference Curve via direct selection:

  1. Log into the online platform C-sar
  2. Navigate to Roasts on the main menu bar to get to the Roast overview page
  3. Click on the PR tag of the roast you would like to mark as the reference. 
  4. You will be directed to the Roast's details page
  5. Scroll down to the Roasting curves section:
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  6. Click on the green Mark as reference button. 
  7. A yellow star indicates that you have successfully set a reference curve.
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Via Roast Compare on the online platform C-sar (Recommended)

By following the steps below you can set the Reference Curve via Roast Compare:

  1. Follow the steps 1-2 written above
  2. Select the finished roasts that you would like to compare by clicking on the respective checkboxes on the Roast overview page.
  3. The Roast Compare Report opens. You can see all the details of the selected roasts. 
  4. To set the reference curve, click on the star symbol next to the PR tag on the right side of the page. The yellow star marks the current reference curve. 


Can I reset the Reference Curve?

Yes, you can. You can click on the grey Reset prior reference button right next to the yellow star on the page. By completing this step the selected roast won't appear as the reference anymore. 
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Congratulations! You are now ready to set up and maintain your Reference Curve.

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