Automatic Chicken Door Controller

Our Automatic Chicken Coop Door Controller is the brains behind Coop Tender.  This is the most complicated portion of any chicken coop door since it incorporates custom electronics and software engineering.

If you're handy building things from wood, then the Coop Tender Controller Module will give you a huge head start in completing your own automatic chicken coop door project.

Key Automatic Chicken Coop Door Controller Features

  • Easily incorporates into your own DIY automatic chicken coop door
  • AC electric powered
  • Optionally operate using solar power
  • Internet Wi-Fi Enabled (Internet Wi-Fi Radio Module sold separately)
  • Solid 1 inch dimensional wood for long lasting durability
  • Ultra-low power consumption - will run for days off of a backup battery
  • 1 year manufacturer's limited warranty
  • Treated with non-toxic, lifetime environmentally safe wood treatment
  • LED alert status indicators for chicken door and battery charge level
  • LCD provides constant status messages
  • Keypad input for system customization settings
  • Manual door override in case you need to open or close the coop door outside of normal times

Automatic Chicken Door Controller Specifications

Input Voltage

85 - 264 Volts AC (Electric Operation)

12 - 19 Volts DC (Solar Operation)

AC Power consumption

1 Watt

Power consumption (idle) 40mA
Power consumption (power-save mode) 20mA
Power consumption (chicken door opening or closing) Depends on motor drive - Max 600 mA.
Overall dimensions 5 inches high x 13 ½ inches wide x 5 1/4 inches deep
  • 1 inch dimensional solid wood enclosure – no plywood
  • Metal faceplate
Operating temperature -20° F to 185° F
Input Voltage 85 - 264 VAC

What's included  

  • Pre-assembled Coop Tender automatic chicken door micro-controller circuit board
  • Wooden controller cabinet
  • Metal Faceplate 
  • LCD Display - System status messages
  • Keypad -System programming
  • LED status lights - At-a-Glance Coop Tender, Battery, Charge and Door status
  • AC / DC electrical power supply
  • Temperature module - freeze protect and temperature based warnings
  • Clock module - control schedule based automatic coop door operation
  • Light sensor - control dawn-to-dusk based automatic coop door operation
  • Fully Assembled

You supply

  • Motor or other drive mechanism to open and close the door
  • Limit switches - hooked to 3 wires on the controller (common, door closed, door open)
  • Door assembly - your own mechanical invention 
  • 12 Volt backup battery or other means of powering the controller if AC electrical power is out

Please feel free to contact us for more information.  We'll be glad to help.


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