Pier-Tech Add-On and Walk-In dome observatories are manufactured in the USA. Each dome observatory is completely assembled at the factory with the options ordered and thoroughly tested. Then the dome is disassembled and made ready for shipment.
The Pier-Tech Add-On Dome is designed to be mounted onto an existing structure and is supplied with the following standard features:
Specifications vary based on the dome and options chosen. Call for additional details.
Dome Automation: Dome observatory control system which enables the user to control the dome's azimuth rotation, upper and lower shutter open and close functions.
Contactor Bars: Contactor bars which provide continuous power to the upper shutter motor, lower shutter and electronics mounted on the rotating dome.
Lower Shutter Automation: Automated lower shutter drive system is powered by and electric actuator and mechanical link. This system opens and closes the lower door for dome automation purposes.