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# 80952 6-Apr-2011 15:08
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Am trying to find an internal infra red sensor for a hallway night light. PDL still have this one on their web page - but after a phone call from our local electrical wholesaler they advise it has been out of production for some years!

Anyone any suggestions for a similar product?


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  # 455993 6-Apr-2011 15:39
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Most electrical stores will have something for this.

Typically this will mean routing the wall electrical outlet wiring up to the sensor in the ceiling/other location and then back down to the outlet.

Quick examples I've found (though not necessarily the cheapest etc) are:




The latter does not require you to reroute anything which may justify the additional cost?

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  # 456665 8-Apr-2011 10:23
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Looks like an internal version of an exterior flood-lamp type sensor. You may get away with demolishing an external one to get the sensor module, and wire it up somehow. Bit tricky to make it look OK though. And insurance issues if it burns :-(

When I first read your post I thought you were looking for a replacement sensor module...

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