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    Pir help required

    Hi, I have limited electrical knowledge but do have some qualifications through being a refrigeration engineer. In my hall/passage I have a light switch at either end. I have replaced one of them with a danlers wapir occupancy switch. It's working but won't go out completely on the timer, it...
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    Domestic Twin PIR on 1 lighting circuit with cut off switch

    Hi, Trying to plan for my single outside lighting circuit to be controlled by two PIR's. I've tried to draw it out (image below). My plan is that if the PIR switch is on and light switch is off, the lights will run with PIR. If the PIR switch is off, and the light switch is on, then lights...
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    Pet Sensitive PIR

    Hi, just wondering if anyone can recommend a decent pet pir for a cat? I have installed a Texecom petwise at a property but they say the cat is setting it off at night, never had any problem with these in the past. Cheers
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    Domestic Outside PIR light circuit board fix.

    I have a set of six matching PIR outside lights. They are all the same style and are no longer available. On two of them the circuit board has developed a fault whereby the light level at which they become active works fine but once activated, the time for which they stay on has become infinite...
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    Feed for pir

    I'm struggling to get a feed for a pir to control 3 lights. There is an emergency light fed from a klix. At the emergency light there are 2 fused terminals, permanent feed and Neutral them separate switch feed neutral. Could I feed my pir from that permanent feed ?
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    Domestic Trying to control 2 o/s lights from 2 PIRs

    I'm new here so I hope I'm posting in the right place. Is there any way to control and sync two separate lights to come on triggered from either of two PIRs? Maybe RF? I have an outside path & steps leading up from garage to house - going round a corner -- which needs lights at both ends...
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    Strange problem with PIR/motion sensor switch

    Hi, I have an odd problem with a motion sensor switch in a bathroom. The sensor detects motion and switches the light on, but then doesn't switch the light off. However, when I switch the fuse off and then on again at the fusebox, it resets the motion sensor, which works fine, but only once -...
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    Pir lighting circuit.. help!!

    Hi, I really need advice/help regarding some lights I’ve wired today. I’ve wired a room that contains a pir and 4 light fittings 2x EM/2xnormal. I’ve taken a Brown black blue and earth From the board so (the feed) straight to the pir then come out of the pir with the same to each light fitting...
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    PIR Floodlight - how bright does it need to be

    Hello, I want to install a PIR Flood light which overlooks my car and drive. i have looked at different kinds of LED lights but i'm wondering what power i need? I don't want a light that is just going to light the area up if someone goes near it... i want it to make it hard for them to see...
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    Pir motion sensor correct type

    Hi I have a fluorescent light fitting for a suspended ceiling (600 mm x 600 mm) it is wired to a 240 volt supply I was thinking of introducing a pir motion sensor, so as to cut my electricity bills etc I would like a sensor to have the following features: 1. 360 degrees 2. 240v 3...
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    Manual override and PIR on lights

    Hi what’s difference between 1 way and 2 Way Switch please on manual override of pir 1 Way, Switch up is PIR and Switch down is perm on Can someone explain how would the 2 way would work and is the drawings correct the load cable for the lights is from PIR as easier than wiring from switch thanks
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    Trainee Pir and switch setup

    Hi I have 6 lights running of a pir currently but Want 3 of them to be able to run off a switch as well. Can any one advise on the best way to do so?? Thanks
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    Setting a pir timeguard

    Hi, I’ve got a timeguard pir sensor for switching 3 led floodlights in various all at once. I’ve replaced it like for like as the lux dial had snapped off. Wired it up and is illuminating on movement for minimum time set and going off great, but when I turn lux to dusk the light still comes...
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    Replacing existing PIR lights help

    hello replaceing both front and back pir lights and got abit stuck with where I need to put the switch live wire as they both currently have a manual switch overide Current wiring front and back New front light New back light Just abit confuses what to do with switch live wire. Any help...
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    Porch light photo cell and pir and timed?

    hi I need some advice, I have 2 elv down lights in the porch over the front door, what I want is them to come on automatically when it gets dark using a photo cell, but at midnight I want them to turn off and only come on via a pir sensor, I understand how to do one or the other but not both, I...
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    Motion sensor light dimming

    First post, just looking for some advice if possible please. I have a customer that would like their driveway lights to be operated by a PIR motion sensor. The lights are to fade up to maximum brightness, stay on for a predetermined amount of time and then fade to off. Does anyone know of a...
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    fitting a pir near roadside

    got a job fitting a pir near side of road (4 metres away) to contol 2 led floods any tips to avoid cars or pushbikes setting it off ,i can point it down and buy one with sensitivity control but any other tips please
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    Changing an outside PIR light to a standard one

    As the title says changing light because my PIR one stopped working. On my new light I have a terminal for brown a blue an yellow and green. The wires coming out from switch is briwb , black, yellow and green and a gray one. They go to a double switch inside ,one for the light and one for...
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    Extractor fan with pir wiring question

    Hi all, I intend to fit a extractor fan with built in pir sensor in my downstairs wc. My question is regarding the wiring , could I take power from my ceiling rose to an isolator then from the isolator straight to the fan avoiding the light switch , as the sensor would turn the fan on ...any...
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    Obsolete Timeguard PIR

    A potential customer has an external light control system originally manufactured by Timeguard. There's a controller in the loft space which has a 2 core cable to each PIR which seems to be a bus wire. The PIR's are now failing, part number: SL099. I've found them on Google but they are...
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