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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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you may need to split them into 2 sets of 3 and then add a 2nd PIR and switch to the set you want switchable.
 

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I would split the circuit into the two groups of three and hard wire the three you want switchable to a switch with a contactor to bypass the switch with the contactor being driven by the PIR.
 

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Its quite straight forward, as long as you can get to the feed of three lamps. Once you have separated the 6 lamps into two separate sides, you'll need the feed to a SP2W switch and a 3-C sable from the switch to the 2nd PIR.
I'll leave it to you work out the solution of the connections to the switch, PIR and lamps....
 

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