NexDome Shutter Motor Kit

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NexDome Shutter Motor Kit


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    This kit enables your NexDome’s shutter to be motorized and remotely controlled.  The shutter kit connects wirelessly to your NexDome dome rotation controller and runs on a 12v deep cycle battery which get recharged by a smart charger when shutter is closed.
    The onboard firmware also can be updated through the USB port.
    The magnetic limit switches are used for open and closed positions.
    Combination of the shutter and dome rotation motor, NexDome is fully remote controlled.

    Included in the kit:

    • The shutter motor, controller and batter module
    • Shutter track
    • Smart battery charger



    • Wireless connection to Dome Rotation Unit
    • Powered by a 12v DC stepper motor
    • A 12v deep cycle 7amp deep cycle battery is the main power source which can open and close the shutter more than 15 times before drops to 50% of it’s capacity.
    • Battery connects by itself to charger when closed.
    • Shutter closes automatically when battery drops to less than 50% capacity.
    • Battery capacity monitor through computer.
    • No need to make any holes on the dome and very easy to install.
    • Smart manual control shutter functions
    • Magnetic limit switches
    • Easy firmware update through USB connection
    • Open source driver.
    • ASCOM Compatible

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