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Old 12-15-2015, 12:01 AM   #16
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photos of old unit - photocell(?) and settings


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new motion lite settings (in manual)


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Thank you guys So much for trouble shooting this. I just solved it. You're right, it had to do with the photo/light sensor. Even though it's called a motion detector and even though it was detecting motion according to its indicator light, it would not turn the light on. I was thrown off because it did this both day and night, and my previous one never did this at all, so i was so baffled, but i just put electrical tape over the upside down horseshoe shaped thing in a square that is in the diagram above, and now the motion detector is working fine as a motion detector and not as a light sensor. i think this has to do with the garage door opener light that comes on when i open the garage door, day or night. it's near the sensor. i just would not have thought that it had a light sensor since right on the cover of the user guide, it says Replacement Motion Sensor. So, silly me, i thought it was just a motion sensor like my old unit. Now, with that piece of tape, it is just a motion sensor like my old one. Thank you very much for all your ideas and knowledge.
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