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#192110 27-Feb-2016 14:43
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Until Monday, this bundle is $48. Pretty cheap.

 

http://www.harveynorman.co.nz/computers/connected-home/belkin-wemo-switch-motion.html

 

 

 

WeMo Switch + Motion


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richms
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  #1500547 27-Feb-2016 22:34
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I have found them too unreliable. Motion happens, blue light in the cylander goes on and then nothing...... walk out of the room and then the light turns on.

 

I set up ifttt to use one to log when the cat goes in the cat door for a laugh. Most of the time the orange wifi light on the base of it starts flashing and it doesnt work.





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  #1500563 27-Feb-2016 22:55
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richms:

 

I have found them too unreliable. Motion happens, blue light in the cylander goes on and then nothing...... walk out of the room and then the light turns on.

 

I set up ifttt to use one to log when the cat goes in the cat door for a laugh. Most of the time the orange wifi light on the base of it starts flashing and it doesnt work.

 

 

 

 

Hmm, I've never had any reliability issues with them. Almost immediate response from motion to switching on





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  #1500970 28-Feb-2016 21:08
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Nothing is moving in the room and the stupid motion sensor activates every bloddy ten seconds! So annoying.




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  #1500988 28-Feb-2016 21:50
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Weird, sounds like a faulty unit. Tried the obvious things such as reset and/or firmware upgrade? Mine is working flawlessly. 


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  #1501088 29-Feb-2016 00:22
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dacraka:

 

Nothing is moving in the room and the stupid motion sensor activates every bloddy ten seconds! So annoying.

 

 

You don't have the sun shining on it, or a moving shadow?. This can affect cheap motion sensors I have found.


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