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DIY Automatic Chicken Door - Part 2 - Electronics

Introduction In our previous DIY Automatic Chicken Door article, we gave you access to detailed plans for building the wooden cabinet, door and motor – door controller housing. In this article, our intent is to provide information and designs for the electronics-based components in your DYI Automatic Chicken Door. Overview You learn about a solid and simple solution to opening and closing your coop door. You’ll also learn about the tools, materials and parts which you will need. Our approach is to provide a modular DIY approach to building your own automatic chicken door. The information which follows, and the associated design files will provide a solid foundation for the electronic and hardware components of your DIY Automatic Chicken Door...

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DIY Automatic Chicken Door - Part 1

Introduction In this article, we’re going to provide all the information that you need to build your own Automatic Chicken Coop Door. Overview You learn about a solid and simple solution to opening and closing your coop door. You’ll also learn about the tools, materials and parts which you will need. Our approach is to provide a modular DIY approach to building your own automatic chicken door. Specifically, if you are good at woodworking and have access to most of the basic woodworking tools, then you can use these plans to build the wooden cabinet and door controller enclosure. If you are good at working with electronics and writing the micro-controller firmware code, then you will learn about the key...

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