Product Details

At Technical Innovations we strive to provide the finest observatory domes and supporting products as possible, within a price range affordable to even the beginner- but serious – amateur. In business for more than 20 years, TI has evolved its product line to address the changing needs of the astronomy community. As the desire by astronomers to automate and control remotely their observatory increased, we expanded and improved our product line to meet this demand. Today, we are not only one of the top producers of fiberglass observatory domes, but market the finest and top-selling observatory automation accessories. We have more than 1975 domes located in 57 countries around the world!

 

Product Lines

The Technical Innovations offerings have been broken down into six “Product Categories” with detail pages located in the products tab drop-down options.

6 Foot Domes – Two models of six-foot domes are available, along with two types of structure mounting skirts.

10 Foot Domes – Two models of ten-foot domes, with matching optional wall rings and skirts.

15 Foot Domes – Two models of fifteen-foot domes presented along with a matching skirt and wall rings.

Super RoboDome – The award-winning complete, compact remote observatory with optional mounting foundation.

Automation – DDW (the #1 observatory automation package), Dome Works, RoboFocus, and other automation devices.

Accessories – Observatory motor drive systems, power supplies, dome upgrades, small parts, and add-on’s including products from other vendors matched to our observatories.

 

DOME SPECIFICATIONS

6 Foot Domes

Dome Diameter

Base Ring Height

Wall Ring Height

Inside Height Center

Door Opening width

Number of Rollers

Shutter Slot Width

Slot Past Zenith

Dome Weight

Electric Motors

Automation

72 inches

9 inches on HD6; n/a on PD6

45 inches on PD6; n/a on HD6

3 feet 10 inches on HD6; 6 feet 10 inches on PD6

19 inches on PD6; none on HD6

9 on HD6; 10 on PD6

30 inches

10 inches

110 pounds for HD6; 200 pounds for PD6

Optional

Optional

 

10 Foot Domes

Dome Diameter

Base Ring Height

Wall Ring Height

Inside Height Center

Door Opening width

Number of Rollers

Shutter Slot Width

Slot Past Zenith

Dome Weight

Electric Motors

Automation

119 inches

12 inches

12 inches on PD10; n/a on HD106

6 feet; add 12 inches for each PD10 wall ring 

19 inches on PD10; none on HD106

16 on HD10; 31 on PD10

36 inches

16 inches

310 pounds; add 95 pounds for each PD10 wall ring

Optional

Optional

 

15 Foot Domes

Dome Diameter

Base Ring Height

Wall Ring Height

Inside Height Center

Door Opening width

Number of Rollers

Shutter Slot Width

Slot Past Zenith

Dome Weight

Electric Motors

Automation

179 inches

12 inches

12 inches on PD15; n/a on HD15

8 feet 6 inches; add 12 inches for each PD15 wall ring

36 inches on PD15; none on HD15

49 inches

50 inches

24 inches

650 pounds; add 110 pounds for each PD15 wall ring

Included

Optional

 

Super RoboDomes

Dome Diameter

Base Ring Height

Wall Ring Height

Inside Height Center

Door Opening width

Number of Rollers

Shutter Slot Width

Slot Past Zenith

Dome Weight

Electric Motors

Automation

40 inches

25 inches

n/a

50 inches

none

6

24 inches

5 inches

110 pounds

Included

Included

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location

Technical Innovations

1271 La Quinta Dr. #6 Orlando Fl, 32809

Contact

Need additional assistance? Please contact us:

domes@homedome.com

(407)-601-1975

Hours

Monday through Friday:

7:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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