This is a drum roaster with a twist. Instead of being heated by its own internal elements, the Kaldi is instead placed over a burner.
This gives it a considerably lower electric consumption rate than other drum roasters. It’s also an absolutely gorgeous machine that will look great on any countertop.
It does come with a few downsides. The drum is well and truly hidden, so you’ll need to insert a scoop to visually assess the beans as they roast. The need to have both a power supply and a burner can be problematic in some kitchen setups, and the hot machine has to be left on the stove after roasting to cool-down.