Terceira with 3m remote solar cell

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The La Terceira automatic solar hen house door automatically closes your hen house after dark and opens it at sunrise. Works with the brightness: no tedious seasonal adjustments. Designed and manufactured in the Jura – France

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This version of the solar automatic door is for mounting inside the henhouse or under an eaves. The solar cell is remote-mounted with a 3m-long wire. The solar cell is equipped with a connector, and can be extended with our 5m extension leads.

Your La Terceira automatic solar chicken house door automatically closes your chicken house after dark and opens it at daybreak. Assembled in the Jura, your automatic door kit has been designed to maximize its resistance to nighttime intrusions.

Working principle of the automatic door for solar henhouse La Terceira :

Your henhouse door works autonomously thanks to solar energy (can be recharged even in the shade). The solar cell is used to recharge the battery as well as to measure the luminosity in order to detect if it is daytime. It is possible to shift the opening and closing time of the door, by default, it is 15 minutes after sunset and 15 minutes after sunrise. A LIPO battery (same technology as in a smartphone) stores energy and restores it for 2 months of autonomy without sunlight.

Technological choices:

This automatic chicken coop door was designed and manufactured by us in France in the Jura. Aluminum profile door guides. Rigid and insulating panel 5mm thick in plastic allowing perfect resistance to UV and humidity. Robust and waterproof recyclable ABS case for a longer lifespan (IP 54) . Light detection to adapt the closing and opening time to sunrise and sunset. Geared motor with hardened steel pinions for a very long life. Braided cord with a resistance of 68kg. Possibility to delay the opening as well as the closing. A touch key is used to make adjustments and to start a test cycle. The advantage of a tactile key is the perfect seal, unlike a switch. An ON/OFF button allows you to deactivate the module, for example when you have chicks that are too small to go out. The aluminum braid coil is outside the case so as not to allow moisture to enter. Solar cell and high capacity LIPO battery (like in a Smartphone) for total autonomy. A cable gland to guarantee the tightness and screws to put it in place.


Dimensions of the automatic chicken coop door:

Opening dimensions 21 x 32 cm (width x height)
Rail length: 66 cm
Dimensions: 28 x 72 cm (width x height) Size of cut-out to be made in henhouse: 22 cm wide and 33 cm high Gate size, 13x9x5 cm (length x height including coil x depth).

Contents of the package:

A factory-programmed closing module (LIPO battery included). Two drilled and chamfered aluminium guides 6 fixing screws. The door 5 mm thick. The remote solar cell and its screws. A 12-page color instruction manual with many photos.

Origin of the name “La Terceira“:

Terceira in Portuguese means third. This door is the third to have been invented, and is also made up of three parts: the closing module, the aluminum tracks and the door panel. I lived for 2 years on Terceira, an island in the Azores archipelago, the third largest in the world, right in the middle of the Atlantic. Giving this name to a product is for me a way to remind how welcoming the Portuguese are and how beautiful this island is. This automatic henhouse door complies with the Made in Jura – France charter.
Download instructions in pdf (12 color pages – 0.6 Mo)
Help video to adjust the braid length according to the door size:


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