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Automatic chicken coop door opener

dani2526
Junior Contributor

Re: Automatic chicken coop door opener

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Hello.

 

Thanks for the awesome design and plans. I was hoping for some help with the DTDP wiring. I’m using two 6v batteries to power the unit. With solar to keep the batteries charged. Ive removed the lights. 

 

Do I have the wiring to the DPDT right please and thank you????

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Jason
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Re: Automatic chicken coop door opener

Thanks for joining in the discussion on Workshop @dani2526. It's great that you could join us. I trust you will receive lots of helpful advice and inspiration for your projects from our members.

 

Let me tag @darylhewston for you so he sees your question. 

 

Welcome aboard, and please let me know if you ever need a hand getting the most from the site.

 

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dani2526
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Re: Automatic chicken coop door opener

Thank you! 

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Fyastix
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Re: Automatic chicken coop door opener

Hi @Mouthpear

 

Do you have a parts list for your unit with the actuator?

 

Thanks

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dani2526
Junior Contributor

Re: Automatic chicken coop door opener

This is a fillowon of my previous post.

 

Ok so I clicked to what no nc was today and have drafted a new pic of how I believe the relay should be wired. image.jpg

 

 

Hopefully ive gotten it right

 

thank you  😀 

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dani2526
Junior Contributor

Re: Automatic chicken coop door opener

Mouth pear? 

 

Yes the list provided at the start of this article minus the lights. 

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Jason
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Re: Automatic chicken coop door opener

Hi @Fyastix,

 

Just wanted to extend a very warm welcome to Workshop. I hope @Mouthpear can assist with your problem, and that other community members might be able to provide ongoing support and inspiration for all your home improvement projects in the future. Feel free to post whenever you need help.

 

Thanks for joining the community.

 

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dani2526
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Re: Automatic chicken coop door opener

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 Bugger so I tried anyway and it didn’t work 😞 excuse my ignorance with this but I think I have the relays etc wired wrong. Sorry the picture of the micro switch is first. 

 

I need to know now if I have the DPDT wired correctly please?? If not could someone please tell me? 

 

I may also have the two micro switches (S2, S3) wrong. As Daryl’s picture showed them closed I wired NO / COM. Should I have wired NC instead? Should T11 run to COM first instead? 

 

SORRY I’m really struggling to work out how to wire these relays/switches correctly. I hope this makes sense. 

 

Have i I brought the right switch/relay for S1 (picture included) image.jpg

 

 

This is the 12v DPDT I have purchased 

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This is the 12v timer I’ve brought  

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I really really look forward to someone’s help with this. 

 

Thanks!!!!

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dani2526
Junior Contributor

Re: Automatic chicken coop door opener

How do I delete that last message? I’ve realized I need to eliminate the photoelectric cell.

Thx
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Jason
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Re: Automatic chicken coop door opener

Hi @dani2526,

 

Glad to see you are making progress. 

 

We don't delete posts here on Workshop to preserve the integrity of the forum. 

 

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