FAQs

Pourx oura smart light-guided coffee scale

Getting started

OURA:【WEIGHING mode】


It’s a highly-precise weighing scale that responds to a weight from 0.1 to 2000 grams.

  • Display shows 0.0:means weight shows in grams.
  • Display shows 0.000:means weight shows in oz.
  Function table of 【WEIGHING mode】
  • Tare:[click] right button to tare the weight.
  • Swtich unit:[double-click] right button to switch between grams and oz.
  • Switch mode:[click] both buttons to switch to POUR OVER mode.
  • Switch mode:[click] left button to switch to LIGHT-GUIDING mode.

 




OURA:【POUR OVER mode】


It displays precise time and weight information during the brew process. When detecting the flow of water, it will start timing automatically. The display will show “---” when the weight is negative or exceeds 999 grams.

  • Display shows 0:00 0:means weight shows in grams.
  • Display shows 0:00.0.00:means weight shows in oz.
  Function table of 【POUR OVER mode】
  • Tare:before timing, [click] right button to tare the weight.
  • Stop timer:when the timer starts, [click] right button to stop the timer..
  • Reset timer:when the timer stops, [click] right button to reset the timer & weight.
  • Swtich unit:[double-click] right button to switch between grams and oz.
  • Switch mode:[click] both buttons to switch to WEIGHING mode.
  • Switch mode:[click] left button to switch to LIGHT-GUIDING mode.

 




OURA:Simply make a perfect cup of coffee


There are three different parameters saved in OURA coffee scale. Let’s take the two-star recipe as an example. You can follow the steps to try how to brew a balanced flavor coffee with OURA.

 

【Steps】 1. [Press] right button to turn on the coffee scale. 2. [Click] right button to tare the weight, and measure 20g of coffee beans. 3. Grind the coffee beans, and refer to mark #4 of “coffee Grinding Tips” on the bottom of OURA. 4. Rinse the filter with hot water, then add the grounds to the dripper. (It’s not necessary to rinse the filter, but for health reasons, please choose high-quality filter paper.) 5. [Click] left button to switch to light-guiding mode. 6. [Click] both buttons to switch to recipe * *.  OURA can save three brewing parameters, and the asterisks correspond to the star recipe in the APP:  *** SOUR flavor: 20g of beans, Grinding degree #5, 300ml of 92°C water  * *BALANCED flavor: 20g of beans, Grinding degree #5, 300ml of 92°C water   * FULL-BODIED flavor: 20g of beans, Grinding degree #4, 300ml of 92°C water

7. [Click] left button to restart light-guiding mode. If you pick up the dripper and put it down again, the light-guiding will also restart automatically. 8. Follow the light instruction to brew coffee:
  • White light:ready to start brewing guiding
  • Rotating green light:great, and keep pouring
  • Flashing green light:increase the flow rate of pouring
  • Pulsing green light:decrease the flow rate of pouring
  • Red light:stop pouring and wait
  • White light with audio sound:finish brewing
  In addition to the three built-in parameters, you can also create or download more brewing recipes through POURX APP:




OURA:【LIGHT-GUIDING mode】


In LIGHT-GUIDING mode, simply follow the lights to perform the coffee brewing process:pour water, pause, continue or adjust the flow of water. You can easily get the same, stable quality coffee each time.

OURA can save three brewing parameters which can be changed through POURX APP, and the asterisks correspond to the star recipe in the APP: *** SOUR flavor    * * BALANCED flavor  *  FULL-BODIED flavor    【Lights indicator】
  • White light:ready to start or finish
  • Rotating green light:great, and keep pouring
  • Flashing green light:increase the flow rate of pouring
  • Pulsing green light:decrease the flow rate of pouring
  • Red light:stop pouring and wait
  Function table of 【LIGHT-GUIDING mode】
  • Restart brew guiding:[click] left button to reset the timer and weight.
  • Switch recipe:[click] both buttons at the same time to switch between 3 built-in recipes.
  • Switch mode:[click] right button to switch to WEIGHING mode or POUR OVER mode.




OURA:Instruction for color indicator - LIGHT-GUIDING MODE -


You can simply follow the lights to perform the coffee brewing process, and get the same, stable quality coffee each time.

 

【The instruction of lights indicator】
  • White light:ready to start or finish brewing
  • Rotating green light:great, and keep pouring
  • Flashing green light:increase the flow rate of pouring
  • Pulsing green light:decrease the flow rate of pouring
  • Red light:stop pouring and wait
  • Purple light:stirrring the slurry
  • Pulsing white light:instantly record the brewing parameters
  How to brew coffee with the stirring technique in LIGHT-GUIDING mode:https://youtu.be/HIMfyg89dZM




OURA:How to switch between gram and oz


  • In WEIGHING mode or POUR OVER mode, [double-click] right button to switch between grams and oz.




OURA:【UNBOXING】How to use the OURA coffee scale


【Introduction】 Please check the following items are in the package: POURX OURA smart light-guided coffee scale x1 + charging cable x1 【Getting started】 Before first-time use, charge for 4 hours. Placement: place the scale on a stable, and vibration-free surface.   

  • [Press] right button for 1 second to turn on, and get into digital mode: weighing mode / pour over mode.
  • In digital mode, [click] both buttons at the same time to switch between weighing mode and pour over mode.
  • In digital mode, [click] left button to switch to light-guiding mode.
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  • [Press] left button for 1 second to turn on, and get into light-guiding mode.
  • In light-guiding mode, [click] both buttons at the same time, to switch between 3 built-in recipes.
  • In light-guiding mode, [click] right button to switch to digital mode: weighing mode / pour over mode.

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  • [Press] any button for 1 second to turn off.





Personalized Setting

OURA APP:How to adjust brightness


  【Steps】
1. Connect the scale with a smartphone through Bluetooth, and enter LIGHT-GUIDING mode.
2. Tap the “Setting button” in the top right of POURX APP. 3. Tap “Bluetooth and device setting”.

4. Move the slider bar of “Brightness" to adjust the brightness instantly.

 




OURA APP:How to adjust volume


  【Steps】
1. Connect the scale with a smartphone through Bluetooth.
2. Tap the “Setting button” in the top right of POURX APP. 3. Tap “Bluetooth and device setting”.

4. Move the slider bar of “Volume” to adjust the volume instantly. You can mute the scale by moving the slider to the far left.

 




OURA APP:How to turn on weight display in light-guiding mode


  【Steps】
1. Connect the scale with a smartphone through Bluetooth, and enter LIGHT-GUIDING mode.
2. Tap the “Setting button” in the top right of POURX APP. 3. Tap “Bluetooth and device setting”. 4. Switch on “Weighing mode in light-guiding mode”, then OURA will show the weight information immediately. 5. Tap the switch again to turn off the weight display in light-guiding mode.  




OURA APP:How to adjust tolerance of brewing guide


   【Steps】
1. Connect the scale with a smartphone through Bluetooth, and enter LIGHT-GUIDING mode.
2. Tap the “Setting button” in the top right of POURX APP. 3. Tap “Bluetooth and device setting”. 4. Select general or professional in “Tolerance of brewing guide”.

  • Professional: More sensitive brew guiding, which is helpful to make the brewing result close to the original curve.
  • General (default): The default brew guiding makes you brew coffee more relaxed.




OURA APP:How to update the firmware


  【Steps】
1. Download the Pourx updater APP
2. Turn on the Bluetooth function of your smartphone. 3. Tap “OURA”. 4. Select the firmware version you want to update. 5. Turn on OURA coffee scale, and tap “CONNECT”. 6. The Bluetooth indicator on the scale will light up when connected.

7. Tap “START”. It takes about 30 seconds to 1 minute to update OURA.

 





App & Brewing recipes

OURA APP:How to try a new coffee recipe - download recipe, brew in app-connected & brewing comparison


【Download steps】 1. Tap “add recipe” in POURX APP. 2. Tap “Scan the QR code” or “Select the QR code”. 3. Scan the QR code of the new recipe, and tap “Download”.

 

【Steps to brew while app connected】 4. Tap “Start to brew”. 5. Measure the coffee beans, grind them and refer to the “Coffee Grinding Tips” on the bottom of OURA. 6. Place the server, dripper, filter and ground on OURA coffee scale. 7. tap “Next”, start to pour water after OURA lights up from both sides, and follow the lights indicator to adjust your pouring. The app will show the weight, timer, and tips instantly during the brewing process. Such as “more water”, “less water”, or countdown time.

8. After the brewing is completed, tap “Done” in the top right or pick up the dripper. The app will show the comparison and the similarity of brewing curves, which let you know the difference between yours and the target.




OURA APP:How to create a recipe (manual input)


You can create new recipes through POURX APP: manual input or real-time record.

 

【Steps to create parameters manually】 1. Tap “Add recipe” and “Create recipe” in POURX APP. 2. Edit the weight of the coffee bean and water. 3. Tap “Edit” and “Add stage” to enter each parameter of pouring or waiting time. 4. Tap “Done”, then you can browse the brewing curve in “Chart preview”. 5. Tap “Next”, enter the details in each field, and tap “Save”.  (Please refer to the “Coffee Grinding Tips” on the bottom of OURA.)




OURA APP:How to update the 3 built-in recipes


OURA coffee scale saves three brewing parameters which can be changed through POURX APP:

 

【Steps】
1. Connect the scale with a smartphone through Bluetooth.

2. In LIGHT-GUIDING mode, the asterisks correspond to the star recipe in the APP. Drag a recipe from the list, and drop it to the star recipe area. It should be synchronized within 10 seconds, and OURA will make an audio sound when finished.




OURA:How to brew coffee with the stirring technique by the purple light indicator


In addition to pouring water and stopping, OURA can also help you brew coffee with the stirring technique. *The stirring technique recipe can only be created manually.

 

【Steps to create parameters manually】 1. Tap “Add recipe” and “Create recipe” in POURX APP. 2. Edit the weight of the coffee bean and water, and add stir item in the stages. 3. Tap “Next”, enter the details in each field, and tap “Save”.  (Please refer to the “Coffee Grinding Tips” on the bottom of OURA.)   【Steps to brew while app connected】 4. Connect the scale with a smartphone through Bluetooth. 5. Tap “Start to brew”, measure the coffee beans, and place the server, dripper, filter and the coffee ground on the scale. 6. Tap “Next”, start to pour water after OURA lights up white. When OURA shows purple light, it means stirring the slurry. 7. After the brewing is completed, tap “Done” in the top right or pick up the dripper. The app will show the comparison and the similarity of brewing curves, which let you know the difference between yours and the target.

 

You can also synchronize the stirring parameters with OURA coffee scale: drag and drop the new recipe to the star recipe area. After the synchronization is completed, you can follow the lights indicator to brew without POURX APP.




OURA APP:How to connect with iPhone


【Steps】
1. Turn on the Bluetooth function of your iPhone.
2. Tap the “Setting button” in the top right of POURX APP. 3. Tap “Bluetooth and device setting”. 4. Switch on “Automatically connect”.  (It means that the app will search for the scale when turned on.) 5. Tap “OURA” in the pop-up. When connected, the Bluetooth state indicator on the scale will light up.  




OURA APP : How to connect with Android phone


【Steps】
1. Turn on the Bluetooth function of your Android phone.
2. Tap the “Setting button” in the top right of POURX APP. 3. Tap “Bluetooth and device setting”. 4. Switch on “Automatically connect”.  (It means that the app will search for the scale when turned on.) 5. Tap “OURA” in the pop-up. When connected, the Bluetooth state indicator on the scale will light up.  




OURA APP:How to create a recipe  (real-time record)


You can create new recipes through POURX APP: manual input or real-time record.

 

【Steps to real-time record the parameters】 1. Tap “Add recipe” and “Create recipe” in POURX APP. 2. Edit the weight of the coffee bean and water. 3.Tap “Next”, measure and grind the coffee bean, then place the server, dripper, and the grounds. 4. Tap “Start to brew”, and start to pour after OURA lights up from both sides. The scale will show pulsing white light, which means it’s recording the parameters. 5. After the brewing is completed, tap “Done” in the top right, enter the details in each field, and tap “Save”.  (Please refer to the “Coffee Grinding Tips” on the bottom of OURA.)




OURA APP:How to fix the bluetooth connecting problem?


Please follow the instructions to try the Bluetooth connecting: 1. Turn on the Bluetooth function of your smartphone. 2. Use the "POURX APP" to connect with the coffee scale, instead of "Bluetooth" under Settings of your smartphone. If the scale has been paired with "Bluetooth" under Settings, please unpair it from the paired devices.     3. Give permission of "Location" to POURX APP. [Settings] > [Location] > [App permissions] > [POURX] > [Allow all the time] or [Allow only while using the app]     4. Refer to the video, and try to connect with the scale again: https://youtu.be/6CimLBwc70Y   *Download the latest POURX APP: https://www.pourxlab.com/app-oura