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Please help! Wiring a corded drill to switch directions.

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We have all the makings of an automatic door... We just can't figure out how to wire it.  The drill is corded, but how do we make it automatically run forward with one power cord, and reverse with a second power cord?

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We have all the makings of an automatic door... We just can't figure out how to wire it.  The drill is corded, but how do we make it automatically run forward with one power cord, and reverse with a second power cord?


That is beyond my electrical prowess.

 

If you have access to 12 volts DC (car battery) or AC/DC transformer.

I would go with a car radio antennae to fill the bill.

The motor is already wired to automatically switches direction at the end of each cycle,

 

Here's a link to Back yard buddy's video from inside the coop:

http://youtu.be/6R8STchf09s

 

And here's a link to the video of the door closing at it's "close time" and the night light turning on from outside of the coop:

http://youtu.be/YHqviKl_c28


Edited by Hokum Coco - 5/23/16 at 10:20am

Hope this helps,

Check out this link leads to a Video interview on me and my grand daughter done by a local TV Station on our WHITE HOMING PIGEON loft:

http://globalnews.ca/news/1478351/carrier-pigeons-continue-to-connect-family/

If you are not living for something;

You are dying for nothing.

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Hope this helps,

Check out this link leads to a Video interview on me and my grand daughter done by a local TV Station on our WHITE HOMING PIGEON loft:

http://globalnews.ca/news/1478351/carrier-pigeons-continue-to-connect-family/

If you are not living for something;

You are dying for nothing.

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