Creating lighting automation using motion sensors

Automation settings: Turns on the light when motion is detectedFor the correct operation of such an algorithm you need to configure 2 automations

1

Create automation to turn on the lamp

● In the Dashboard window, at the bottom right, you need to select Automations● To create a new automation, click on the “+” icon● In the list that appears, select Automation

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2

Select devices

A window opens with a list of all devices configured in the system. By clicking on the "pencil" icon in the upper right corner of the screen, you can specify the name of the automation
●  In the section With what to manage, select the desired motion sensor● In the section What to manage - the Bulb you want to turn on● Then click on the "arrow" in the lower right corner of the screen and go to the automation settings.

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3

Configure the motion sensor

For the motion sensor, select an event from the list:
● Motion detected - the sensor detected the movement● No motion detected - the sensor stopped detecting the movement● Change state - any of the above events (for our case, select Motion detected)

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4

Bulb settings

● For the bulb, choose how to react to the detected movement (for example, Turn on)
● After completing all the settings, click the "Save" icon.

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5

Create automation to turn off the lamp

● In the Dashboard window, at the bottom right, select Automations● To create a new automation, click on the "+" icon● In the list that appears, select Automation

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6

Select devices

A window opens with a list of all devices configured in the system. By clicking on the "pencil" icon in the upper right corner of the screen, you can specify the name of the automation
● In the section With what to manage, select the desired motion sensor● In the section What to manage - the Bulb you want to turn on and the Pause setting● Then click on the "arrow" in the lower right corner of the screen and go to the automation settings

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7

Configure the motion sensor

● For the motion sensor, we choose the event No motion detected

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8

Configure the pause

● For Pause, select the time during which the lamp will be turned on after motion detection - 5 minutes

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9

Complete the setup

● For the bulb, select Turn off● After completing all the settings, click the "Save" icon

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Note: At the time of each motion detection, the countdown will start from the beginning.

The result of the described steps:

Each time the sensor detects movement, the lamp will turn on. 5 minutes after the last detection of movement, the lamp will go out.

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