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I have the auto door and coop light just arrived and I got that all up but do not see a manual option to run the light. I am not using the door right now because they all do not go into the coop at the same time so I manually open and close. I was going through the set up of light and the book and do not see a way to manually turn just that light on and leave it on until I personally turn it off. Does anyone know how to operate that light manually and make it stay on until I turn it off? Otherwise, going to have to remove this Omlet light and did find on Amazon a small magnetic light that I can use the magnetic back to put on the top of roof where that metal attachment is and it is remote enabled so I can sit in the comfort of my home and turn it on when I want. Of course I still manually open and close their door which I will probably always do. The autodoor is great idea but I like to open the back and inspect the chickens before they sleep for the night. Also rub vetRX under their wings once a week.

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Hi, if you get a response please let me know! New Eglu owner and I can only get it to stay on for 10 minutes at the most and it is on manual settings. Surely there must be a way to leave it on for longer whilst I am waiting for the girls to go to bed. Thanks 

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Yeah. The facotry reset did not resolve the issue. The light when in manual mode does not stay on until I decide to turn it off. It turns off after like 3 minutes. I removed the coop light and just went with my magnet one I used before that I put on the top metal thing that connects the roof. Yes, I have to change the batteries once a month but it stays on. My husband is going to try and figure out how to use the 12v stuff in the autodoor area that things plug into and do a remote control light. He is good with electronics. Was going to return the light but it is 15.99 and with shipping would really be a wash so who knows. Maybe he could use the light and figure out how to bypass the turn off in 3 minutes.

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Yes, it only stays on for a couple of minutes after manually turning it on, that seems to be how it's designed. I guess it's intended to save the batteries.

I've removed my light now - it isn't much use to me as it is. I'm planning on buying something else. If you figure out how to override the automatic switch off, please let me know!

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