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Old 08-23-2014, 11:21 AM  
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Default Indoor motion detector light?

Looking to pick one up the doesn't require a switch but just turns when it detects motion and when dark. Went to home depot to pick one up but they only sold outdoor ones.

Does anyone know where I could pick one up that could be used indoors? Or an outdoor one that I could use indoors? The ones at home depot had "outdoor use only" written on them.

Im in Canada BTW.


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Old 08-23-2014, 02:32 PM  
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I'm not sure why you couldn't use an outdoor fixture or sensor indoors.
Why not just install a motion detector switch. Then you can use any fixture you like.


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Old 08-23-2014, 03:05 PM  
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Cause the switch for the light is in a terrible place. So my question is then, can I install an outdoor light indoors and use cfl bulbs instead of the par38 lamps?
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http://www.homedepot.com/b/Electrica...s/N-5yc1vZc32r
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Some of the motion sensors will NOT work with CFL lamps otherwise I can not see why not. Some of the sensors also work by sensing heat so be sure to check the operation of the unit before buying it.
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A customer of mine has this type in various locations in their home. They seem to work well.
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Old 08-24-2014, 07:04 PM  
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So exactly what I'm looking for but doesn't sent to be sold at the Canadian home depot
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don't limit your search to Home Depot. Go to a lamp store or an electrical supply company. If all else fails cut in a new box and put the switch where it needs to be.
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Electrical wholesalers sell retail, google it, you will find locals.


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