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Old 10-15-2010, 09:52 PM   #1
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lights blink on and off in the day time


I installed a new eye to operate 3 outdoor lights. The unit works correctly at night, but turns on and off about every 3 minutes in the daytime. I do not think there are any additional lights sources or shadows causing the problem. I turned the breaker off for about 10 minutes a couple of times to re-set the unit but no luck. Any help appreciated. Of course i threw the directions and any troubleshooting guide away as soon as i opened the package, thanks for any help

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Old 10-15-2010, 10:17 PM   #2
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what is an "eye". Photocell or motion detector?

If photocell, see if you hooked it up backwards. Generally you tie white (neutral) to white. black on the photocell to line (power source) and red to the load (light)

post the manuf and model of whatever device this is.

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You have wired it backwards. Swap the black and red leads on the eye to correct the problem.
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