Motion sensor + Bulb in bedroom - try a lower sensor placement

Just wanting to pass along this idea that’s working for me. I installed a bulb on a bedside lamp with a motion sensor to turn it on. I had the sensor sitting on a dresser, and it would sense almost all motion in the room. However, the light was turning on and off all night because I’m not a still sleeper.

Moving the sensor closer to the ground, on a table leg about 12 inches from the floor solved it! It still turns on the light when anyone enters the room, but ignores my nocturnal acrobatics.

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Nice solution. My wife said she would have just duct taped me to the bed but I like your solution better!

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I am trying to find a solution like that but at 12" the dog sets it off with every movement lol

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that’s something completely different :sweat_smile::rofl::joy::sunglasses:…Wyze has not entered that market yet.

How did you get your wyze motion sensor to connect to your light bulb?

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Check here: Shortcuts-and-Automation-with-Wyze-Sense

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I’m trying to find a way to turn off all sensors at night. This way we don’t have to worry about triggering a light in the middle of the night. I’m adding sensors to my kids rooms with bulbs as well. Last thing I want is for all the bulbs to come on at midnight when they make a midnight bathroom run.

Maybe this solution may help solve your problem. :slight_smile:

Seems like a no-brainer for Wyze to add a feature like this into the software. “Follow rules betwee x and x times” etc. I assume it’ll come along eventually.