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2 motion sensors only 1 light

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Minnow

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Pls advise on how to wire 2 seperate (120VAC) motion detectors to turn on one light. Essentially I want a "close" and "far" detection zone for a single light. Whenever I think about this task it seems that I would be back-feeding one of the motion detectors each time the other was activated. Any information would be appreciated.

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Minnow
 

BrownOut

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Depending on the sensors, you might just be able to wire them together. I use sensors made for outdoor lighting, and they have integral output relays. If that's what you are using, you probably can get away with doing this. Remove the plastic housing and see if there are relays on the boards. Otherwise, you can isolate the two sensors with a pair of relays of your own, and wire the outputs together.
 
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