-Ease of installation and configuration for non-technical individuals.
-Multiple Power Options (wall wart mains power or 12-36V off-grid solar/wind/battery systems).
-Configuration settings saved in case of power-outage.
-Wi-Fi connectivity for remote monitoring and overriding of coop door.
-Camera for viewing inside of coop.
COOP COMMAND MAIN BOARD:
-Pluggable Terminal Block connectors for all user-installed inputs/outputs.
-JST XH 5-pin for connection to CoopCam Wi-FI Camera Ad-On.
-DHT22 for interior coop temperature.
-DS18B20 for water temperature.
-GL5539 Photoresistor w/10K resistor voltage divider for daylight sensor.
-MAX3373 level shifting IC for Atmega-ESP32 serial communication.
-7805 "footprint" - Actually uses either one of the drop in footprint compatible buck convertors or my own "MEGA7805" buck converter that can output up to 3A cont.
-TI DRV8871 Motor Driver IC w/3.6A current cabilitity & voltages up to maximimum working voltage of CoopCommand.
-I2C backpack integrated.
-3 user input buttons.
-EEPROM for saving user settings.
-LayLight Relay for supplementing daylight hours to keep chickens laying even with less than 14 hours of Daylight.
-Ventilation Fan Relay for cooling the coop in the summer.
-Water Heat Relay for heating the water in the winter.
-ATMEGA328P in DIP configuration, easily programmed through Arduino IDE.
-ESP32-CAM AI-THINKER based.
-Custom PCB for ESP-32-CAM to socket into, breaks out remaining GPIO's, breaks out serial header for programming and boot button as well as on-board bulk capacity (200UF).
-JST XH 5-pin Connector, identical pinout to mainboard side to allow cable to be plugged in either way.
-Wi-Fi connection through Blynk.
-Serial connection to main board.
-Override door open or closed.
-Take a picture with the CoopCam and email it.
-Monitor door status (Open, Closed, Opening/Closing).