> The SkyRoof system is a hardware based PC control designed for roll-off roof observatories. <

Controls Single Phase, 110 vac motors. For AC motors or BYO motors, contact us for details.

Controls gate openers and garage door **** Link for NEW MOTOR OPTION ****

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




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: $549.00... 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



Email- jimstar11gps@yahoo.com

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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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.