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Python API for the Rocket R 60V

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Rocket R 60V - Python API


This is a Python API for the Rocket R 60V.

It provides a proper API and a CLI tool to read & write settings on the machine.

Why this API

Rocket provides its own iOS & Android apps. However, IMHO the apps are complete rubbish (bad engineering par excellence) and don’t work properly. The app reviews tell the same story.

Annoyed and frustrated by the origin apps, I did some research & reverse engineering.

Why Python

I use Python simply because I like it and it allows me to get shit done.



The Rocket R 60V API can either installed from source (i.e. downloading or cloning this repository) or via pip:

pip install rocket-r60v

CLI command

This package provides a CLI command called rocket-r60v to communicate with the machine. To display the available commands, use the --help flag:

rocket-r60v --help
usage: rocket-r60v [-h] [-v] [-f LOGFILE]

Remote control the Rocket R 60V.

positional arguments:
    active-profile                      the active pressure profile
    auto-off                            the auto off (standby) time
    auto-on                             the auto on time
    brew-boiler-temperature             the desired temperature of the brew boiler
    current-brew-boiler-temperature     the current temperature of the brew boiler
    current-brew-time                   the current brew time, taken from the display
    current-service-boiler-temperature  the current temperature of the service boiler
    date-time                           the date & time (clock) of the machine
    display                             the display content
    language                            the language of the machine
    profile-a                           the pressure profile A
    profile-b                           the pressure profile B
    profile-c                           the pressure profile C
    service-boiler                      the state of the service boiler
    service-boiler-temperature          the desired temperature of the service boiler
    standby                             the standby state of the machine
    temperature-unit                    the temperature unit
    total-coffee-count                  the coffee cycles
    water-feed                          the source of the water feed
    addresses                           display all implemented memory addresses / settings (debugging)
    monitor-brew-time                   continously monitor brew time
    read                                manually read memory data (debugging)
    write                               manually write memory data (debugging)

optional arguments:
  -h, --help                            show this help message and exit
  -v, --verbose                         verbose mode (-v for error, -vv for warning, -vvv for info, -vvvv for debug)
  -f LOGFILE, --logfile LOGFILE         the filename of the logfile

You can also display the help for a single action:

rocket-r60v language --help
usage: rocket-r60v language [-h] [{English,German,French,Italian}]

positional arguments:

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit

For example, to query the language you can use:

rocket-r60v language

If you want to change the language, you can use:

rocket-r60v language English

Python API

The Python API can be used like this:

from rocket_r60v.machine import Machine

machine = Machine()

# Get language from machine.

# Set language on machine.
machine.language = 'English'

All available settings can be displayed via CLI command rocket-r60v --help or by inspecting the settings module.


The Rocket R 60V machine will open a wireless network:

  • SSID: RocketEspresso
  • Passphrase: RocketR60V

A wireless client can then connect to the wireless network and should get a DHCP lease in the subnet. From there on, you should be able to use the API.

Reverse Engineering

If you’re interested how I developed the API and how I reverse engineered the protocol, have a look at the Reverse Engineering Guide.

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