£1,250.00

Rigel Observatory Drive Motor

Motorise your Dome rotation The new rotation drive unit is now supplied with remote pc control as standard.

Check out this video of the new Rigel Rotation system

Designed for use with the Pulsar 2.7 metre dome or 2.2 metre dome.

Control your observatory from the LCD display panel or from the supplied software.

The new LCD display panel will control the following functions:

Current Features
Move left and right
Stop
Angle display
Go to angle
Sidereal speed display
Change sidereal speed
Open and close shutter
Home
Park
Change brightness
Planned features
RAC/DEC tracking
Planet tracking
Battery level and charging status of shutter
Backlight timeout
The supplied Pulsar Observatories software package allows full control of the observatory from a computer, and includes ASCOM driver for use with third party software, i.e. Maxim DL, to allow full synchronisation with your telescope.
The Pulsar software will control the following functions:
Software
Move left and right
Stop
Angle display
Go to angle
Sidereal speed display
Change sidereal speed
Open and close shutter
Home
Park
Change home angle
Change park angle
Shutter status
Planned features
RAC/DEC tracking
Planet tracking
Battery level and charging status of shutter
Network communication
o PC connected to dome acts as a server so other PCs on the same network can use the same software.
o iOS (will release before android) and Android app
The Rigel rotation drive system is supplied completely assembled, ready to install, using just 4 bolts, and comes complete with:

Dome controller

Encoder unit

Power supply

Hardware (fixing kit, etc)