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Old 11-07-2012, 12:56 PM   #1
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Hi team,
New member here, and looking for a little help. In my garage, I had a single incandescent bulb in one of those ceramic bulb holders. The bulb had one of those screw-in motion sensors. They would last about a year, and then crap out.

About a year ago, I decided to swap out that fixture with an outlet. I have hung two fluorescent fixtures, and dramatically improved the lighting in my garage. The downside has been that I lost my motion detector capability. The switch for the lights is in a bad spot, so it is legitimately a PITA to flip them on and off, and they seem to be getting left on more and more lately.

Does anyone have any suggestions on how I could add motion detection capability to these new fixtures (or maybe just one)?

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Why not just relocate the switch?

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Why not just relocate the switch?
That is a topic for a whole separate discussion.
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You can use an x 10 device, or other wireless type of switch.
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Replace the swich with a motion sensor switch.
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