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Please choose from the RoboDome products listed below.
Ordering of domes themselves are made directly through TI with payment of a 25% deposit.

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Product Name: RoboDome
Part Number: RD1M
Price (US$): 5,995
Product Description: Complete robotic observatory, height 50". Includes fiberglass dome with base and one shutter, all hardware and motors for rotation and shutter movement. Also includes Digital Dome Works hardware and software for computer (remote) control of observatory. Dome is shipped fully assembled.
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Product Name: RoboDome Foundation
Part Number: RDF1
Price (US$): 1,200
Product Description: Two part fiberglass box that can be used under RoboDome instead of a concrete or wood base. This box is 54" long by 42" wide by 3" high. The lid overlaps the bottom part of box and is bolted in place to make a waterproof structure. For weight, the box should be filled with sand. The lid is reinforced in the spot where your telescope sits. The RoboDome is bolted to this foundation.

Product Name: TI/AAG Cloud Sensor
Part Number: AAG1
Price (US$): 495
Product Description:  The TI/AAG CloudWatcher System offers astronomers a low cost solution to accurate cloud detection and sky monitoring. Sky temperature is measured by means of an infra-red sensor, rain by a sensor pad, light conditions with a Light Dependent Resistor (LDR), and ambient temperature by means of a Negative Coefficient Thermistor. Directly interfaces the RoboDome DDW and its weather interlocks. 
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Product Name: Weather Station, Cabled
Part Number: WEA1
Price (US$): 495
Product Description:  The Davis station integrated sensor suite combines rain collector, temperature and humidity sensors and anemometer in one package. This makes setup easier than ever and provides increased reliability and performance. The WeatherLink software directly interfaces the RoboDome DDW and its weather interlocks. 
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Product Name: RoboFocus
Part Number: RF3
Price (US$): 495
Product Description:  Focus driver that can be used in remote observatory. A stepping motor, attached directly to focus shaft/knob and controller module. Interfaces its own and other popular focusing programs. Includes temperature compensation.
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