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# 208306 6-Feb-2017 14:21
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Hi all,

 

Following a leak behind our shower we now have the GIB off in our en-suite. I thought that while the GIB is off we could install a single step light for use as a night light so we don't have to turn on the main lights.

 

I would have thought a step light with an integrated PIR would be a common light to be able to buy. Has anyone found anything (apart from the solar powered outdoor stuff) that I can install. The only option at the moment would appear to be a separate PIR which is fine but a bit messy.

 

Cheers, Matt.





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  # 1716124 6-Feb-2017 18:12
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Is PIR control really worthwhile for this purpose? Something like this mini LED nightlight (0.4W) might be more hospitable and would cost (probably much) less than $1 per year for 12hrs light per night and also would assist anyone (perhaps an emergency) arriving unexpectedly at the door. However a LED nightlight with PIR is available.


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  # 1716156 6-Feb-2017 20:01
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lapimate:

 

Is PIR control really worthwhile for this purpose? Something like this mini LED nightlight (0.4W) might be more hospitable and would cost (probably much) less than $1 per year for 12hrs light per night and also would assist anyone (perhaps an emergency) arriving unexpectedly at the door. However a LED nightlight with PIR is available.

 

 

We've got a couple of the second one's @lapimate linked to. Works well in the bathroom and on the stairs. There's a selector switch to switch between nightlight and PIR mode. Only pain is that it is big enough to cover up the second socket on the plug you use.


 
 
 
 


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  # 1717199 8-Feb-2017 13:46
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Thanks for the suggestions guys. I have some strip lighting already (not installed) but the sparky came up with a better suggestion which is installed already. It is an LED illuminated switch. Very dim during the day but hopefully will give enough light at night.

 

Image below. Will see how it goes.

 

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  # 1717704 9-Feb-2017 14:31
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Wire it through a PIR module in the room light switch plate (like a PDL 100MPIR).





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