Lunático Astronomía Dragonfly Observatory Control Box (v2.0)

Starting Price: $506.00
Price as Configured: $506.00
Brand: Lunático Astronomía / SKU: LA-ACNSELDR
The DragonFly Controller from Lunático Astronomía allows you to remotely-control your roll-off roof observatory (even from a mobile or tablet).

Why buy a DragonFly Controller?
  • Smart: can perform operations by itself (for example, send you an email or push message, reboot the router if no internet, WOL, etc…)
  • Smartphones support: custom control app
  • Universal: with ZeroConf, access it from anywhere – no configuration required
  • Versatile: roof open and close operations can be customized. Actions can be launched when a sensor or relay changes.
  • Secure: password protection available (3 levels)
  • Supported: complete ASCOM and INDIGO and INDIlib roof and switch drivers
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  • Contact Resistance: 200m
  • Maximum AC Voltage: 100V
  • Maximum Current: 250 mA
  • Maximum Operating Temperature: +70°C
  • Minimum Operating Temperature: -20°C
  • Activation distance: 9mm. (±1mm.)
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  • Switching Current Max 25mA
  • Contact Resistance 30Ω
  • Differential angle 15 °
  • With one pass-through hole for screws making very easy to install them

 

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  • Maximum Operating Temperature: +70°C
  • Minimum Operating Temperature: -20°C
  • Activation distance: 9mm. (±1mm.)
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  • Differential angle 15 °
  • With one pass-through hole for screws making very easy to install them

 

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  • Width: 35 mm (1,38″)
  • Thickness: 0,8 mm (0,031 “)
  • Height: 7 mm (0,27″)
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The Dragonfly's software includes the following:
  • Relay restrictions (do not close relay if....)
  • Roof control from the main panel
  • Improved log window
  • Management of internal settings
  • New macros, actions the Dragonfly can perform autonomously (internet connectivity testing, email/push messages, relay open/close, sensor checks)
  • Internal clock with timezone support
  • 3-level password protection
  • Improved ZeroConf connections
  • Log automatically recorded to disc, including any relay activity
With the Dragonfly you can:
  • switch on and off lights and equipment
  • open and close the observatory roof
  • control 8 relays (4 of them double NO/NC, and 4 NO)
  • monitor the your AAG Cloudwatcher and check for safe or unsafe weather conditions
  • monitor, using magnet or mechanical sensors the mount’s position, the status of the roof
  • use the ZeroConfiguration network system
  • ASCOM switch & dome interfaces
  • improved internal web server:
  • simple page to manage the relays and sensors
  • Javascript for web page integration
  • ASCOM support is available, and also INDIGO and INDIlib, and with a free application for mobiles and tablets.


DRAGONFLY

Internet Switch

Relay control YES YES
Actions on relay changes YES NO
Sensor display YES YES
Actions on sensor changes YES NO
Watchdog, internet monitor, messaging… YES NO
Smart (autonomous operation) YES NO
Versatility TOTAL VERY LOW
ZeroConf YES NO
Password Security 3 LEVELS BASIC PASSWORD
Relay Safety (restrictions) COMPLETE NO