LUNATICO Dragonfly v. 2.0 Observatory controller
LUNATICO Dragonfly v. 2.0 Observatory controller

LUNATICO Dragonfly v. 2.0 Observatory controller

Your Price: USD $459.00
Part Number: ACNSELDR
With the new software version, including:

  • Relay restrictions (do not close relay if...)
  • Roof control from the main panel
  • Improved log window
  • New DragonflyConfigurator software to manage the internal settings
  • New macros, actions the Dragonfly can perform autonomously, very powerful (internet connectivity testing, email / push message sending, wake on lan, relay open / close, sensor checks, etc.)
  • Internal clock, with timezone support (useful for macros)
  • 3 level password protection 
  • improved ZeroConf connections
  • Log automatically recorded to disk, including any relay activity

... and of course some internal improvements and fixes.

All the information and downloads, from here

The new hardware addresses some network problems, found mostly at shared observatories with a lot of network activity, and improved relay protection in case of power supply noise.

Dragonfly, the device from Lun√°tico to remotely control your observatory, even from your mobile device!

Top 6 reasons to get a Dragonfly:

    1. Smart: can perform operations by itself (for example, send you an email or push message, reboot the router if no internet, WOL, etc...)
  1. Smartphones support: custom control app 
  2. Universal: with ZeroConf, access it from anywhere - no configuration required
  3. Versatile: roof open and close operations can be customized. Actions can be launched when a sensor or relay changes.
  4. Secure: password protection available (3 levels)
  5. Supported: complete ASCOM and INDIGO roof and switch drivers. INDIlib drivers coming soon.

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 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...
  • ZeroConfiguration network system
  • ASCOM switch & dome interfaces
  • Improved internal web server:
    • simple page to manage the relays and sensors,
    • javascript for web page integration
  • Free smartphone app

... ASCOM support is available, and also INDIGO and INDIlib.

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