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Controls Single Phase, 110 vac motors. For AC motors or BYO motors, contact us for details.
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Reads .txt files from these cloud sensors SkyAlert, Boltwood, AAG, Aurora
Direct USB connectivity- No USB-Serial Port adapter needed
USB powered- No additional power supply needed
Required OS- Windows XP, 7, 8,10
Automated roof control with selectable actions:
Opens on set times or dusk, based on your Long./Lat. location.
Retry- will open after set time delay if conditions improve and report safe.
After roof closure- will re-open after a set time delay, if conditions report safe.
Closes for unsafe reports-clouds, rain, wind, humidity, daylight, internet or data loss.
The roof will close based on a scheduled time or dawn, based on your Long./ Lat. Location.
Note- A Cloud Sensor is required to respond to unsafe weather conditions, ie; SkyAlert, Boltwood, AAG, Aurora
USERS GUIDE TO ROOF AUTOMATION: LINK
SkyRoof interfaces with these automated imaging applications:
ACP, CCDAP, CCD Commander, SGP, MaxPilote, MaximDLv6, PRiSM.
(An Ascom Compliant Driver is provided within the SkyRoof application installation.)
Weather/ Cloud Detection Information
Interfaces with SkyAlert or other compatible cloud sensors, to display conditions.
Closes roof for clouds, rain, high wind, high humidity, too light or data loss.
Works with any cloud sensor that produces a Boltwood one line Text File.
ASCOM driver is provided for roof automation with any of these applications:
CCDAP....... ACP.......CCD Commander........ Sequence Generator Pro........ MaxPilote........ PRiSM
Price: $444.00... SkyRoof Controller
The SkyRoof Windows PC Based Software
SkyRoof Processor Board + Relay Board
Magnetic Sensor Set for Open & Close
Custom Mag Sensor Cables- wired
Housing + Cover for Mounting
Ascom Compliant Driver
25ft Active USB cable
Unit is fully tested before shipment
(Price includes free shipping in the continental U.S.........No overseas sales accepted)
Interactive Astronomy Order Site
Software Downloads Here
Users Guide Here
Mobile Phone- 510-495-793
Skype Number- 530-588-7962
Links to other product information:
Remote Roof Controller -
From Interactive Astronomy
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LINK TO MINATURE MODEL VIDEO - SHOWING SKYROOF OPERATION
* Ethernet version coming soon
click logo link:
* NEW ..Motor recommendation
Text & Emails sent-
When roof is closed, or closes due to a weather alert
Weather alerts sent during darkness hours only.
10 additional emails and 10 additional texts.
Easy to use settings page for Roof Actions and Alerts.
The interface clearly & concisley displays
Roof position, scope position, weather data, auto mode, Rx Tx and data connectivity.
Controller + Relay Board
Very easy to install and connect.
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