Location and offset can be used together. *Functional Issue--(Daylight sensitivity setting not working? I was hoping that I could get up the Philips HUE Motion Sensor (with light sensor) to supplement light in the office as the sun went down so the room was always the same brightness (to save my little eyes from the strain of poor lighting) I just installed the Hue motion sensor for my front porch light. There is a description of the Daylight sensor at Supported sensors page, a description of sensors at the Sensors page, and you need Rules to make good use of the sensors.. Instructions say to tap the light off within five seconds to increase sensitivity to light. You can set this variable in your bridge settings. mark1 October 27, 2019, 8:57pm #9 So you cannot change the light colours, times, daylight sensitivity, etc. They also accommodate seasonal shifts in daylight. Then I wanted the motion sensor to activate the light when someone comes home later than that. One for downstairs hallway, one for the upstairs hallway and one in the pantry. Select the LED blinking button to start the pairing process. Therefore I do not want to use any scene/routine that is timer related. With an indoor motion sensor, one of the most common uses is to trigger nightlights to guide a (safer) path throughout a dark home. In my experience they have been excellent. There are provided sketches for Hue Dimmer Switch, Hue Tap Switch and Hue Motion Sensor. The sensor also has an attribute called “daylight” that has the value true when the sensor’s state is golden_hour_1, solar_noon, or golden_hour_2, and false otherwise.. Daylight sensitivity: If you'd prefer the lights didn't come on if there's already plenty of light coming through the window, you can configure daylight sensitivity via a slider. this makes my sensor read "Suficient daylight" and lists it as INACTIVE. They’re quite adjustable, for daylight sensitivity and motion detection sensitivity. That did’nt work. Lights are two-way synchronized so any change made from original Philips/Tradfri sensors and switches will be applied also to bridge emulator. You can choose Low, Medium, or High. I just installed my cameras and the camera facing the street ignores the activity zones. I’m just happy I found an outdoor motion sensor that works with ST. A few weeks back I came across Philips’s Hue Labs site, which offers additional functionality for Hue devices–think of it as a “not quite ready for primetime” showcase. Hi, I have one of the brand new Hue Motion Sensors and would like to use it to trigger rules only at certain times of the day (e.g. after the childrens bedtime, but not during). The Philips motion sensor is a new smart home lighting system that automatically controls all of the hue lights in your home using motion detection. Not sure where this post should go, so mods feel free to move it. So, at times it says its inactive as there is sufficient daylight but activates anyway when motion is detected. Use the Hue app on your iPhone or iPad to configure the sensor and set the daylight and motion sensitivity Mount it on a flat wall, on the inner or outer corner of a wall, or on a post or rain pipe using different mounting components Hue Lights saves a lot of configuration and logic locally on your bridge, so you can use amazing features even when your iOS device is powered off: recurring schedules, sunrise/sunset actions, Hue motion sensor rules, and Hue dimmer switch/Hue Tap button actions. These two types of motion sensors are not interchangeable, though, as outdoor motion sensors are usually weatherproof (yes, including the Philips Hue Outdoor motion sensor! Tap Hue motion sensor. The color light only supports XY and not hue/saturation. I read a thread regarding activity zones not working that ended with a reply that a smart fix had been sent to remedy the problem. . Motion sensors keep lights turned off unless something moves nearby. The Good Hue's Outdoor Sensor works with Apple HomeKit, and it's actually three sensors in one -- motion, temperature and ambient light. There are a few false motion alerts throughout the day which is to be expected, at night there are a couple but I have not determined if false or not. The Hue PIR sensor has a built-in twilight sensor switches on the light only when it is dark outside. So if you've got a bright, sunlit room, the sensor will stop detecting motion until the light levels drop below the level you set. If there was motion in front of the sensor while the power was off, this may need to be repeated. It works on the assumption that if you've got enough light, there's no reason to turn more on. QA for Philips Hue devices (for HC3 5.040 GA or above): - support of philips hue lights, switches and sensors (motion, temperature, light) and some ikea lights connected to hue bridge - unlimited number of hue bridges - all logic and setup are centralized in QA HueMain - creating of hue … Because photocell-activated dusk to dawn lights sense natural light, they automatically adjust for extended and shorter nights. Philips have announced the release of an outdoor motion sensor at CES 2019. These states can be used in automations as a trigger (e.g., trigger when a certain phase of daylight starts or ends) or condition (e.g., trigger only if in a certain phase of daylight). From this menu, choose Hue motion sensor.The Add sensor page will give you some basic install instructions, but you've already done that! I have it controlling a non-hue light on the back porch. Philips Hue Outdoor Motion Sensor. Hue motion sensor (for SmartThings integration, no Hue bridge) Inspired by [BETA] Hue Motion Sensor (beta) (no hue bridge) and the original smartthings motion sensor Motion: Very snappy, works better than original smartthings motion sensor (even if the DTH runs in the cloud) having no delay or sleep time for reporting the motion events. Works fine, except that daylight sensing does not seem correct. Hue Essentials uses a special method to handle these lights. Follow the on-screen prompts to choose the room and lights that your sensor controls. If this LED is not blinking for you, scroll down to the solution below. I believe I have the sensor in the correct mode: Auto-on daylight sensing and Auto-Off. The wireless lighting system includes an integrated daylight sensor to allow for more granular control of your home lighting, along with the ability to set separate day and night schedules. The Hue app also has options for adjusting the sensitivity of daylight and motion detection to fine tune how and when it's activating your lights. Simultaneously I tried to install the binding via Karaf console. Super efficient optimizations allow you to add more devices to your bridge. The outdoor sensor comes with everything you need to get started right away. We expect it to work in a similar way to the indoor motion sensor however designed to be better mounted outside and also weatherproof. I have a v2 Bridge, an indoor motion sensor and 3 x Gui10 White / Colour Ambiance type Bulbs in our “Hall” So our hall can get quite dark, due to weather conditions & lack of window light, any time during the day. They detect motion as soon as we enter an area and the corresponding actions are activated instantly. I only notice this when I'm in the original hue App and configure the sensor intensity. Christmas, new Year and all - you know Did you get it solved already?. A much better solution would be the Hue motion sensor. Third party. It is not visible in any hue app when connected to the Hue bridge. I use the Philips Hue motion sensors. ): So, at times it says its inactive as there is sufficient daylight but activates anyway when motion is detected. Motion sensitivity: Want to adjust motion sensitivity? Keep in mind that the IKEA motion sensor cannot be configured at all. Hi Holger, Sorry for late reply. Customize your Hue Motion Sensor. I have a routine for the light to be on from 5:30pm until 10pm. It doesn’t matter when the sun goes down. A motion sensor is a switch that turns on your outdoor porch light or shed floodlight when it detects an appropriate change in the surroundings. I see this on the HUE app under "acessory setup" which shows my switches, this outdoor motion sensor, etc. I recently fitted out my home office with Philips HUE bulbs and a Philips HUE motion sensor that has a builtin light sensor. Daylight sensitivity: This setting adjusts the sensor's sensitivity to light. The outdoor sensor is motion-activated and can be programmed to turn on your outdoor Hue lights automatically. Tap LED blinking to confirm the orange LED is blinking and begin the pairing process. The Hue motion sensor in this case would have to be connected directly to Hubitat and there is a built-in driver for doing exactly that. The Daylight sensor will set the state value daylight to true when there is daylight and false when there is not, of course taking into account the offset (in minutes) you specified in the sensor config. The kit also contains a quick-start […] Daylight sensitivity can be used for sensors and schedules. Got mine all setup, tested with "daylight sensitivity" one notch under full (first orange setting after green top setting) during day . ). The kit contains the outdoor sensor, 2xAA batteries pre-installed in the device, a wall mount, and a corner mount. Motion Sensors Lights for Outdoor. Also check the position of the sensor, as it may be facing a light source such as a neighbor's porch light or a streetlight. Please check the light sensitivity of the motion sensor. Have a bright sunlit room and motion sensor is switching the light on. Rotate the sensor control knob in a counterclockwise direction only until the lights illuminate. The best thing about the Hue Motion Sensor is its customization options. My problem was that I had written http and not http1 in my addons.cfg file. Philips Lighting is adding even more sci-fi-like features to its Hue line of smart lighting.The company just announced a new motion sensor that can integrate with your lights for no-touch activation. The Hue Motion Sensor … Most sensors for outdoor lights are tiny radar emitters, but some operate by detecting infrared radiation. To reset most motion detecting lights, shut off the power supply at the switch for at least 30 seconds, making sure there’s no motion in front of the sensor during this time. Basically, this means setting the "daylight sensitivity" is rather pointless as the sensor activates with motion and turns lights on even when it is broad daylight (light coming through windows) and extra light is unneeded. For some reason, the motion sensor settings for … The sensor sensitivity knob is the knob on the far left of the three control knobs. It is very limited. You should now have an orange LED blinking on the front of the sensor. Then turn the light back on and test it to ensure proper function. While calibrating the sensor, the Hue app sets config.usertest, which enables the LED indication and makes sure the sensor doesn't go to sleep.The sensor switches config.usertest off automatically after two minutes. Had written http and not http1 in my addons.cfg file the device, a wall mount, and Philips. 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