1. G

    fitting a PIR sensor (4 wires)

    I recently purchased a LAP PIR sensor https://www.screwfix.com/p/lap-indoor-outdoor-white-pir-standalone-sensor-360-/9695v I presently have 4 wires where the old pull cord was (picture attached). Could someone please explain where the neutral wires are? The wiring is about 30 years old.
  2. B

    Retractive Switch and PIR issue.

    I've a light fitting that's controlled from a Whitecroft absence detector PIR and a wall switch. The way it works, is the Retractive wall switch with turn on the light by activating the PIR but then only turn off by the PIR’s duration or 10 minutes without absence. I’ve had to replace the PIR...
  3. S

    Strange things happen with two PIRs in parallel

    I needed to illuminate our dark side walk at the house. I have used two PIRs wired in parallel which switch four LED lights. The idea is no matter which side of the walk you start at, you'll always set one PIR off and have light. This works, but randomly the MCB of the circuit triggers. I...
  4. Pedro1875


    Hi All, I need a bit of advice. My client is asking for a rather silly lighting setup in his bathroom and I am struggling to understand Essentially he has LEDs, spots, a mirror light and a PIR sensor. He wants the PIR sensor to control the LEDs and the mirror at night and the switch to be...
  5. electrical mt

    Staircase timer with pir sensors

    I have replaced a staircase timer because the previous one was fault. There was a problem the light stayed on all the time. When i replaced the new one and awitched on the mcb light when on for some time then switched off. When i oass in front of pir sensor they dont switch on. The sensir is...
  6. J

    Need a little help, can I add a second PIR with a single core line in (live)

    Will this work?
  7. P

    Best PIR security floodlight

    What is the best make of PIR floodlight that's available currently. Not to worried about the cost, just a make that will last.
  8. EalingBadger

    Looking for "additional" functionality in PIR operated LED bulbs

    Driven by the recent colossal hikes in the cost of electricity I hit upon the wizard wheeze of replacing some of the existing LED bulbs in our own house with PIR triggered ones - especially in regularly but lightly trafficked areas such as the hall where we tend to turn on the lights and leave...
  9. T

    PIR or Microwave sensor, dimming from 50% upto 100%

    I've done my research to find the correct components but it kinda messy.. Does anyone have experience with dimming outdoor lights, specifically have them set at around 50% dusk till dawn, but be at 100% when presences is detected via a PIR or Microwave sensor. Any help, much appreciated 👍
  10. N

    Accenta alarm pir cable colours

    My pir cables are red+ Black - Yellow blue alarm or relay Yellow green tamper However one has different colours Blue Blue white Orange Orange white Brown Brown white Can anyone tell me what these should be
  11. N

    Motion pir light dilemma

    Helloo Cannot get a 3core to the light from the switch...can you buy built in pir internal light's ? Examples would be great
  12. MarianC

    Cano Round LED Bulkhead with PIR

    Hi Everyone I need a little advice please. I have bought a Coast Outdoor Led Bulkhead & PIR which states on the instructions that it can be fitted vertically and horizontally. It was fitted by the electrician horizontally, but unfortunately it appears that the PIR is looking directly down...
  13. T

    SwitchDim lighting PIR

    Does any one know if a basic switchdim or touch dim ballast can be used with a Pir that's will dim the lights up and down in accordance with the level of light available? Or is it just dimming on a retractable switch
  14. S

    PIR lightswitch for hallway

    We have 3 wall switches which control the hallway lights. The wiring is as the picture below I downloaded (which implies this is a fairly standard wiring arrangement). I'd like to replace one of the wall switches (either Switch 1 or Switch 2 in the diagram) with a PIR switch but I can't find a...
  15. C

    Outside PIR without a test function

    Ok so I have a quinetic switch connected to a relay which turns it into a 2way switch.. I want one output going directly to the lights and the other I want going to the power of the PIR with the switched live of the PIR going to the lights.. I want it this way so when the switch is turned off...
  16. N

    Veritas R8 - Disable PIR

    Hi, moved into a house with Veritas R8. One PIR is faulty, stopping alarm getting set. Don't have engineer codes (tried 1234, 4321 etc). How can I permanently disable the zone which is faulty?
  17. bobchiba

    PIR sensors and bulkhead lights

    In my apartment block, our hallway has a mix of LED bulkhead lights (all same brand, 5 of them) some incandescent ones (x4). They are on a circuit with about 4 PIR sensors that span the length of the hallway (they all work, I hear the relays click in each one). When the timer goes, all but 2 of...
  18. Dartlec

    Good ceiling PIR sensor?

    Any recommendations on good quality flush mounted PIR sensor that work well? Need to install one in a upper market property, and had some poor experiences before with the stuff from the sheds. Needs to be as flush as possible ideally...
  19. S

    PIR Light Switch on LED Spot Lights

    Hi, I have a downstairs toilet with two spotlights. I have recently replaced the MR16s with two GU10 LEDs. This has meant that my PIR makes the lights flash repeatedly. I have another PIR in the utility which has 6 spotlights on (all GU10 LEDs) and this one works fine. I have tried swapping...
  20. V

    Adding new Honeywell IS312 PIR to Galaxy 20 Panel

    Hi All - Does anyone know if I can add a PIR to an existing zone that has one PIR on it. If so with the pir wired as in the picture where do I attach the wires on the panel ideally I want to use zone 3 or 4. I'm not sure if the original wiring is using same colours as I have for PIR. Many thanks
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