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tonysnow

03:32PM | 04/15/06
Member Since: 02/12/06
4 lifetime posts
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Help! I am attempting to wire two outdoor lanterns with built in motion sensors on one switch and I am not having any luck. Originally there was one normal lantern and one motion sensor floodlight and they both worked fine. How do I run two lanters with built in motion sensors off the same switch, working independtly of each other? The instructions say run white to white and black to black for both lights, but it is not working. The lights go on, but the motion sensor doesn't work and the daylight sensor does not work...they both work in test mode though

househelper

06:03PM | 04/15/06
Member Since: 03/31/05
265 lifetime posts
By "doesn't work" do you mean they don't turn on or they don't turn off? Most of these lights will come on after power is restored and stay on for several minutes before the photocell and motion detector reset.

tonysnow

03:54PM | 04/16/06
Member Since: 02/12/06
4 lifetime posts
Nothing about them works. The motion sensors do not work and the daylight control does not work. The operate like normal lights. I have to cut them on and off. But they work fine in test mode.
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