The Baader Telescope Flap System (TFS) for PlaneWave CDK telescopes is a double flap dust-cap cover whose main purpose is to prevent the telescope optics from becoming dirty.
Every Baader TFS comes with its own TFS controller. This controller includes a web interface which makes it easy for the customer to open and close the flaps from aPC web browser. However if no PC is present, or needed, the simple hand control keypad can be used.
As the Baader TFS is web-interface based and does not need any installation, it can run under any operating system with a web browser (e.g. Firefox) installed. Using software tools that allows scripting the commands to fit the TFS into the existing work flow of your observatory.
Please note: the TFS product is produced on request. Please contact us if you are interested.
TFS Instruction Manual