motion sensor

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    Motion detector solenoid lol

    Hey! Super beginner here, I’m looking to design a system, that a pir controls 2 push solenoids. im assuming I need a controller or a contactor, for once motion is detected I need solenoid 1 to push out, then once motion is no longer being detected I need solenoid 2 to push out, I’m a electrician...
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    Solar security light

    I want to build one of these, I know I can build one but we all know there is no fun to be had there. I am thinking either pico-w or ESP32 with a web frontend, for the bit I know less about some questions 1/ For the solar panel is there anything I need to be aware of? Waterproof, power etc or...
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    Need assistance with a motion/wave sensor to control two solenoids in unison.

    I am currently working on a project that is using two solenoids that will pull and hold closed by the wave of a hand. The solenoids would hold closed until a hand is waved again max closed time would be around 3 mins. I am having trouble finding a sensor that will work with the solenoids that I...
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    Looking for PIR Sensor/Ocupancy Sensor suggeations.

    I am in the process of building an automated lighting system for a bathroom in my home. The goal is to have the string of light turned on when the bathroom door is closed and nobody is in the room, and then have the lights turn off when someone enters the room. I want to have 3 failsafe's to...
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    Tying triac outputs together for independent switching of load

    Hi all, Is it ok to tie the output of multiple triac switching devices together to independently switch on a common load? I am looking to have multiple outside motion lights that are on my house, tied together so that if motion is detected in one area, that it turns the lights on on more than...
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    Gravity Sensor for Light Switch

    Hello AAC! Running into some issues with my current light switch design, and realizing that, if possible, I would like to change my setup to include some sort of sensor that can detect movement. Basically, my application for this bedroom light would be to have the light turn on and off based on...