Today we turned a 13$ outdoor motion sensor flood light into a Z-Wave outdoor motion sensor flood light.
Now I can trigger all of my scenes, other lights inside and out, sirens, even other flood lights making it appear that someone is home all from this one Z-Wave motion light.
I can even get notifications on my phone when this happens instantly.
The best part is that the motion sensor is easy to install, use and is made for outdoor use.
I already have flood lights with motion sensors - you have a link on the product page for just adding a relay under these circumstances, but I don’t see instructions for proper setup (the link just takes me to purchase the relay). How do I add the relay? Is it wired behind the flood light? Or is it wired at the switch for the floodlight?
The fixtures are normal motion floods you get from your local hardware store. Alone (without the Z-Wave relay added), they would install as a light and and are usually controlled usually with a 110vac wall switch.
Our Outdoor Motion lights with a Z-Wave relay attached, can be ran with continuous power (110vac) circuit as they will only triggered with the attached motion or our Z-wave relay.
They can also be turned on with any Z-Wave controller.
Could you please suggest the relay make/model? I have a different setup with wireless motion sensor (Zenith) and multiple light bulbs connected to the switch, I can’t have the same setup as you’ve made. I couldn’t find a proper relay except Fibaro which is not US specs and costs a fortune.
I saw these a while back Phil when I first started looking into outdoor motion detection to compliment my STs system and separate alarm and camera systems. This too would be a separate stand alone system? It has its own app? It is not compatible with STs correct?