Retrofitting Motion Sensor?

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I have a few two-bulb floodlights mounted in the usual boxes.

Bought a retrofit motion sensor with the thought of converting
one of the boxes to motion sensing.

Physically, no problem: the sensor screws right in to one of the
threaded holes already in the box.

But I'm guessing I still need some sort of relay so the motion
sensor trips the relay and the relay applies the AC to the bulbs.

Googling didn't reveal anything.

Anybody been here?
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Pete Cresswell

Re: Retrofitting Motion Sensor?
On 8/20/2012 1:20 PM, (PeteCresswell) wrote:
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The answer is some will probably drive the lights directly and some won't.
Some will drive CFLs and some won't.
Need far more info about the "retrofit motion sensor".

Re: Retrofitting Motion Sensor?
Per Art Todesco:
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Heath/Zenith SL-5316-BZ-C as in http://tinyurl.com/cng5qnw

I don't think it drives the lights because the black and white
wires are so thin.  
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Pete Cresswell

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I'm currently using several of these units.  They're capable of directly
driving a lighting load of 500W  (4.2A), max.
See the data sheet at:
http://heath-zenith.hcents.com/data/manuals/595-5109-13.pdf
Google is your friend.. just search for Zenith SL-5316.

--buzz



Re: Retrofitting Motion Sensor?
Per kf:
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Bingo!

Working like a charm.

Thanks.

FWIW, the PDF in the link's wiring diagram was different from the
diagram that came with the unit - and, of course, the PDF's
diagram worked.    

Either I misinterpreted the one that came with the unit or it
just did not work.
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Pete Cresswell

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