SkyRoof is a straightforward, easy to setup, application for automating your roll - off - roof.

SkyRoof controls 110 vac motors.......... See this link for additonal relays and wiring required.

>SkyRoof controls garage doors and gate openers........ Click this link for important details

SkyRoof 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, Foster Systems

> Roof opening by scheduled set time or a dusk report from a weather unit.

> Roof open retry. Will open after set time delay if conditions improve and report safe.

> Roof open after roof closure. Will re-open after a set time delay, if conditions report safe.

> Roof close on unsafe conditions-clouds, rain, wind, humidity, daylight, internet or data loss.

> Roof close on scheduled set time or a daylight report from a weather unit with a light detector.



> 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

SkyRoof interfaces with SkyAlert or other compatible cloud sensors, to display conditions.

It will close your roof for clouds, rain, high wind, high humidity, too light or data loss.

SkyRoof 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 Module

> Ascom Compliant Driver

> ABS Plastic Enclosure

> 25 foot Active USB


Interactive Astronomy Order Site

Note: If ordered with an MVO Motor System your SkyRoof will be installed at no extra charge.


Software Downloads Here

Users Guide Here




Direct Phone- 510-495-793

Skype Number- 530-588-7962




Links to other products:






Price- $395.00..scroll down for IAA ordering link


* NEW Add-on Option 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.

Controller Board

Easy to install and make all of the necessary connections.

(see typical wiring below)

SkyRoof is USB external power supply is needed.


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.



Roll Off Roof Controller