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Hi. I'm looking to add motion sensors to 2 or 3 floodlights. I want to be able to use a switch to bypass the sensors and leave the lights on. (Please note that I'm not interested in the ON-OFF-ON type of action.)

As the attached diagram shows, I believe I'll have to run a black wire directly from the outlet (source) to the sensors' live terminals (to always keep them powered), and then a separate black wire from the switch to the floodlights themselves. (I left out ground to keep things simple.) Could you please let me know if this will work?

My concern is that there will be 2 live wires connected to the floodlights (black from the switch, red from the sensor). I don't know if this "double charging" the light is bad, and also how it would affect the sensor's SL terminal. Thanks for the help.Diagram2.jpeg
 
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