I have a room where I have a ST door sensor, an IKEA bulb and an IKEA motion sensor.
I have created the following automation in the ST app:
Door = open
Bulb turn on and dimmer = 100%, turn off after 20min
Usually the light turns on as expected however several times per day the light turns off and does not turn on despite:
- One is moving around
- The IKEA motion sensor is showing detecting motion in the ST app.
- If I open the door the light always turns on.
The issue doesn’t seem to be that the motion sensor is not reporting movement nor that the automation isn’t triggered at all.
The only possible explanations I can think of is;
- Since the IKEA motion sensor has the 3min cooldown and any movement within the 20min “turn off timer” isn’t renewing the 20min countdown unless timed with the 3 min cooldown.
- There is an issue in the automation implementation and the flow of info between local and cloud connected devices (door sensor and bulb are both connected locally while IKEA motion sensor is cloud connected.
Anyone has any idea what is happening here?
Anyhow, this seems like such a basic scenario so I’m quite surprised it doesn’t work as expected.