Suggestion for motion sensor to control Hue bulbs

There are many good ones that work with SmartThings. ( there’s a new one coming design by Phillips, but you don’t need to wait for it, it won’t be out until late October, and we don’t yet know how it will work with SmartThings). See the following thread for discussion the various options and features:

You didn’t say if you were in the US or the UK. If you are in the US, probably the most popular is one you can get at Lowe’s because it is fast, small, and relatively cheap. :sunglasses: But there are many other options.

If you are in the UK and you’re willing to take a chance on one shipped from China, then the orvibo is the least expensive. But the SmartThings branded sensor and the fibaro sensor are also both very good, they just cost more.

So again, quite a few choices, slightly different features.

We use motion sensors at our house quite a bit to turn lights on and like them very much.

(BTW, all of the above assumes that you already have a SmartThings hub as this forum is for SmartThings customers. If you don’t already have a SmartThings hub then, yes, wait until October and get the Hue motion sensors as you will not need anything else except the Hue bridge to make those work.)

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