Outdoor lighting dusk to dawn options


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Old 04-28-16, 01:08 PM
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Outdoor lighting dusk to dawn options

Hello,

I want to know if a floodlight like this is capable of only working when it's dark, but to come on and stay on until it's light.

LAP LED COB PIR Floodlight Grey 50W | LED Floodlights | Screwfix.com

I've also found you can purchase standalone photocells which operate dusk to dawn. Would I need a normal floodlight with a photocell to do what I require?
I could always use a timer but would rather not if I can avoid.

I'm not interested in the PIR/motion detection option as I require the light to be on before the person gets to the darkened area.

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Old 04-28-16, 04:20 PM
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The website says the light already has dusk to dawn capability built in. In my experience though I always install a standalone cell in a handybox, much more reliable.
 
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Thanks for reply.

Yeah what I'm not sure about is, does it still require the motion sensor to be activated?
 
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I've never seen the model personally, but it looks like all functions, motion and photocell, can be bypassed if need be. That bottom module acts like a switch and can be eliminated.
 
 

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