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Re: [Shop-talk] Motion sensor lights in the wind

To: "Elton E. (Tony) Clark" <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Motion sensor lights in the wind
From: Tim <>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2010 20:25:33 -0800
While what you suggest makes total sense, near as I can tell it, is mounted 
very solidly to the building. I just grabbed the fixture and it didn't move. I 
don't see how I could mount it any more solid. 

---- "Elton E. (Tony) Clark" <> wrote: 

*I can picture any flexibility of the mounting  causing a motion sensor
activation: it would "think" the whole world was moving. . . can you fix it
solid with guy wires, etc., just as a test to see if that is the culprit?*

On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 9:34 PM, Tim <> wrote:

> I am on my second set of motion sensor lights on my detached garage. The
> first set (turned out to be) was an elcheapo $25 buy from costco. It lasted
> about 3/4 of a year before the sensor stopped working: motion would set the
> lights off but then they would not shut off. Now I have a set working from
> ACE. The retail cost was about $55. This set seems to be working fine.
> My problem is when it is windy. Both sets have acted the same in the wind:
> Pretty much no matter the wind speed, they get (got) set off. I have the
> current fixture on the least sensitive setting and it still just "flashes"
> all night with the wind.
> Is there anything I can do?
> I would be more than happy to send pics to any one who might be able to
> help if they thought seeing the set up would help.
> TIA!
> Tim
> Dairyland Datsuns
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