We manufacture all our Automatic Coop Door Openers with the highest quality components and are the ONLY company to totally enclose all the circuitry to prevent any water or moisture ingress as we all know that electronics and weather are a bad combination!
Integrated Timer and Light Control
As we all know as the seasons progress the length of daylight changes throughout the year, so for example if you were to use only the Light Sensor to operate the coop door, you would find that in the summer months your hens would be out and about from 4:30am and the door would not close again until past 10pm – not ideal. Equally, if you were to use only the Timer function you could set the door to open at a more reasonable time, say 6:30am but the Closing Time would have to be adjusted every couple of weeks to take into account the changing daylight hours. For example, in August sunset changes by over an hour from the beginning to the end of the month, so if you forgot to adjust the settings at least once a month, you would face the very real possibility that your hens were locked out. To solve this problem, we include a Timer Module and a LUX monitor so that you can have the benefit of both systems without the need to change settings every couple of weeks safe in the knowledge that the door will only close when your hens are safely tucked up for the night.
Failsafe Mode for extra security
For that extra peace of mind, our Automatic Pophole Door Openers come with our unique Failsafe Function, but how does it work?
We would always recommend setting up your Coop Door Opener to activate in the mornings using the Timer, say 6:30am throughout the year, and use the Light Sensor (LUX) to activate the Closing cycle, but during the summer months for example, it doesn’t get dark until well past 10pm. Many people have found that their hens go to bed much earlier than this and with predators such as foxes still roaming at that time, the hens need to be safely shut up before this time even though it is still light outside. The Failsafe Function works by using the Light Sensor to detect dusk, but you can also set a Failsafe Time, say 9:30pm at which, should the door not be closed as it is not dark enough, it will anyway.
Mix and Match door settings
The most import feature of our Automatic Coop Door Openers is the ability to use both the Light Sensor and Timer to activate the opening and closing cycles as it gives you the flexibility to set exactly how and when you want the door to be activated without having to make any adjustments through the seasons. You can even set it to NOT automatically open or close….This is a great feature if you have animals that are not creatures of habit like ducks. You could for example set the door to open at a set time in the mornings, say 6:30am and set the closing cycle for Manual. This would mean that you would have to manually close the door each evening, but have the door automatically open at your preset time in the mornings!
Full manual door control
One of the most overlooked features of Automatic Chicken Coop Door Openers is the ability to easily Open or Close the door whenever you need to. With the ChickSafe Door Openers, a simple press of the button is all that is required – we have even designed the buttons to be extra big so that come winter, you don’t even have to take your gloves off and what is really great is that no matter how many times you need to Open or Close the Door it won’t effect the next days cycle – easy!
Door Closed Indicator
As an added feature all our Automatic Poultry Door Openers include a visual indication of when the door is closed. This can be especially useful in the evenings when you just want to check to make sure that your brood are safely locked away at night. Visible from about 100yards away, a small LED flashes every 30 seconds or so indicating that the door is closed.
All in one Design
We have designed our Automatic Coop Door Openers to be as simple and intuitive as possible with easy to follow instructions and straight forward installation. The only DIY knowledge that you need is the ability to operate a screw driver. You may also download our Instruction Manual for all the information on setting up the Door Opener and how to adjust any of the settings to suit your preferences.
Uses only 4 X AA batteries
Designed with ultra low battery consumption and long life in mind, you won’t need to change the batteries for a least a year under normal use, and by only using 4xAA batteries, it won’t cost the earth! We recommend using high quality Alkaline batteries changing them once a year, but just in case you forget, a Low Battery warning light is illuminated when it’s time to change them and a warning is displayed on the LCD screen.
2 Year manufacturer warranty
For that added peace of mind, all our Automatic Pophole Door Openers come with a full manufacturers 2 year warranty should anything go wrong…