SkyRoof is a hardware/ software based PC Controller for automating roll - off - roofs.
SkyRoof interfaces directly with MVO Controls Motor Systems Kits......See this link.
Controls 110 vac gear motors.. See this link for additonal relays and wiring required.
Controls garage door and gate openers.....
Click this link for important details
Reads .txt files from these cloud sensors SkyAlert, Boltwood, AAG, Foster, Aurora
Direct USB connectivity- No USB-Serial Port adapter needed
USB powered- No additional power supply needed
Required OS- Windows XP, 7, 8,10
Independent-automated roof control with selectable actions:
Note- A Cloud Sensor is required, ie; SkyAlert, Boltwood, AAG, Aurora
Opens by scheduled set times or a dusk report from a weather unit.
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.
Closes on scheduled times or a daylight report from a weather unit with a light detector.
USERS GUIDE TO ROOF AUTOMATION: LINK
SkyRoof will run your custom scripts, on either roof open and/ or close.
SkyRoof interfaces with these automated imaging applications:
ACP, CCDAP, CCD Commander, SGP, MaxPilote, MaximDLv6, PRiSM, TheSky X plugin.
(An Ascom Compliant Driver is provided within the SkyRoof application.)
Do not directly connect SkyRoof to hi current motor wiring.
Connect only to the low current coils of the high current motor control relays.
See this link for relays and additional wiring needed.
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....... Maxim DLv6........ CCD Commander........ Sequence Generator Pro........ MaxPilote........ PRiSM
$395.00... SkyRoof System (includes free shipping in the USA)
The SkyRoof Control Software
The SkyRoof Control Board
Ascom Compliant Driver
25ft Active USB cable
Interactive Astronomy Order Site
Software Downloads Here
Users Guide Here
Direct Phone- 510-495-793
Skype Number- 530-588-7962
Links to other products:
scroll down for IAA ordering link
* NEW ..Ethernet version coming late Summer 2019
click logo link:
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.
Easy to install and make all of the necessary connections.
Board Configuration & Connections
If you have an existing system or building up your own controls for a
standard 110vac reversing motor.........see this link for more details.
Remote Roof Controller
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