Motion light woes

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Old 11-27-15, 05:20 PM
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Motion light woes

hello, i am tired of faulty motion lights at my camp. i have four outdoor halogens connected in series around my camp. i have disconnected all of the sensors but have two questions:
1) how do i rewire the floodlights wout the sensors? i have a red and white from the light and red, white, black, and ground from the circuit wire

2) from the main fixture which was connected to the panel can i splice into this wire and connect a manuel one way switch for operation?

any help is greatly appreciated!
 
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Old 11-27-15, 06:22 PM
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i have four outdoor halogens connected in series around my camp
If you really do no wonder they don't work. They need to be parallel wired. I suspect though you meant daisy chained.
1) how do i rewire the floodlights wout the sensors?
At the light connect the black of the light socket directly to power in black. Cap the two sensor wires.
can i splice into this wire and connect a manuel one way switch for operation?
Yes you can install a junction box at the breaker panel and use a SPST switch. Whites connected to each other. Blacks to the switch.
 
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Old 11-28-15, 06:25 PM
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If you need a reliable motion sensor.... look into and invest in a RAB product.
The RAB Stealth STL200 (W=white B=bronze) is a great unit.

RAB Lighting STL200W Stealth Motion Sensor: Amazon
 
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