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  1. Electrical
    I want to replace two separate single-bulb closet ceiling lights with LED fixtures that have built-in motion sensors on the fixture itself. But both lights are controlled by switches, and I will now want those switches to always be "on" so when someone walks into the closet, the light comes on...
  2. Electrical
    I am replacing an outdoor motion sensor light with a regular light. The old motion sensor light is also connected to a regular on/off switch (off = light doesn't work/ on = light uses motion sensor to go on/off). The idea is to just use the switch with the new light. The box has 3 wires (red...
  3. Electrical
    Hi All, I am new here and happened to stumble upon this forum. I was hoping someone could offer some advice on my dilemma below. There is a box on the side of my house that looks like snow / ice got in and cracked the outer plastic that was protecting it. Some wires are also disconnected...
  4. Electrical
    I installed a LED (brand cant remember) motion sensor security light on under my deck last summer. Its worked like a pro, turned on and off when it was supposed to, etc.. But, I noticed when I went out my door one cold nite, say in the mid to low 20's fahrenheit, the auto function seemed to...
  5. Electrical
    I have track lighting in my walk-in closet and it is wired to an inconveniently-located switch outside the closet. I am wondering if I can connect a motion-activated switch right here at the connection box for the track light (near the ceiling). This is the type of switch I will use...
  6. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    In the process of designing an in-ground residential sprinkler system and would like to create a zone at the back edge of the property that is activated based on a motion sensor monitoring the back edge. I know that Hunter has a sensor based controller, but there aren't any motion sensors, just...
  7. Electrical
    Hi everyone and thank you for giving a try on my problem:thumbsup: I would like to replace a 3 way switch with a motion sensor 3 way switch. Situation: At my house entrance there is a electric box with 2 switches. One is a regular switch for the outside light. The other is a 3 way switch for...
  8. Electrical
    Hey I have been thinking of trying to construct a easy plug in system to use for my entertainment center. I am not sure if the idea can work from an electrical stand or not, but here it is... I want to connect a motion sensor to a surge protector (or something alike). The motion sensor would...
  9. Electrical
    Folks, I want to install a motion sensor with an exterior light. The motion senor and light were purchased separately so they're not wired together. The place I want to position the motion sensor - a location about two feet away from the light - exceeds the lengths of the thin gauge wires that...
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