Ironwood Observatory - Professional Observatory Automation, Repair and Consulting
Below are some of our innovative products, developed by Ironwood Observatory:
Home Sensor and Power Contact Blocks

These blocks are CNC’d to the highest quality and hand assembled. They can be used in a side by side configuration or inline. The offer quality and years of trouble free operations. Mountings can be made to fit each observatory. Please specify the configuration to best suite your needs or we can assist you in designing brackets of high quality. Click here for more/fullsize images.

C-14 Flop-Stopper V2

The C-14 Flop-Stoppers V2 are updated from the original design, the mirror guide shafts are five times more ridged than the original stainless steel shafts, the threads have been redesigned for added strength. A new more versatile thread locking material has been added. The C-14 Flop-Stopper stabilizes mirror shift while focusing and virtually eliminates mirror flop while slewing. Click here for more/fullsize images.

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Shutter Motor and Chain Drive

We have a complete automation package for your Observa-Dome, just call us for pricing. Here is our Shutter Motor and Chain Drive for an older model Observa-Dome. Click here for more/fullsize images.

WeatherWatcher Server ACP (NEW VERSION) - Intro Price $99

WeatherWatcher Server for ACP and WeatherWatcher stand alone are a innovative program that automatically monitors the weather conditions at your observatory. THIS VERSION IS NOW COMPATIBLE WITH THE BOLTWOOD CLOUD SENSOR VERSIONS I and II. Using a simple setup you can choose weather parameters that are important to your particular location. When the weather limits are reached the observatory will either not open or close in an orderly way to protect your equipment.

NOTE: Licensed for only (1) machine  

Click here for WeatherWatcher User Manual

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please contact Ken Archer




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