And then only on a certain state of a. Accessory. Thx, Sure ! The outdoor sensor turns on your Philips Hue lights automatically when somebody passes by, outdoor and indoor. The Philips Hue Motion sensor is a really useful tool because it’ll quickly turn on your lights when it detects someone approaching. You can choose in the app which scene or light setting should be triggered when motion is detected. Perfect for your hallway, bathroom, basement or garage. This mode keeps the light on 24/7 regardless of any motion. Can you tell me how to set it up or where did you find the info to set it? To fix this, cut power to the motion light altogether for a full ten seconds, and then restore power. Are you actually gone from the house 100% of the time when motion stops in that room? Philips Hue lights can do a lot of neat things. Reset It – if your sensor light has an on/off switch located somewhere inside, pay close … This way, lights do not trigger during the day when the sensors detect natural light. If the motion sensor was triggered during that brief period where the switch was off, your light fixture could very possibly simply be stuck in the auto-on mode. While they proably could do this, they are meant more for situations where you want several different activites to occur. Showing 1-31 of 31 messages. No joy. I’ve moved all my automations across to Core… Super flexible app… Check out this topic for some background…CoRE for Dummies (How to get started and make your first Piston). Turns your Hue lights on and off automatically The Philips Hue motion sensor triggers your Hue lights to turn on when you enter a room. Any ideas? This was amazingly helpful! The battery-powered sensor may be placed wherever you wish indoors, no wiring required. These 3 sensors also reset their timers, if they detect motion. Hey ST Peeps - well, this turned out to be excellent advice. remember that the sensor requires a dedicated neutral for its electronics. The Hue Motion Sensor even has an ambient light sensor, so it knows if it’s already bright enough in the room so it doesn’t needlessly turn lights on. The lights will turn off automatically, when motion is no longer detected Unlike the Hue dimmer switches or motion sensors, Hue lights don't support ZigBee attribute reporting - they don't push state changes to the bridge. But I am struggling with how to get them to turn off. If it's still too dark, adjust the light sensitivity of the sensor in the Philips Hue app to personalise when you'd like the motion sensor to activate. It's battery powered and completely wireless, so you can place the sensor anywhere. One option which involves a lot of time and some cash to setup initially is homebridge and node-red. There are 3 Hue bulbs in the toilet, and the Philips Hue Motion Sensor on the left side of the vanity lights. @BlackCatPeanut reccomendation of CoRE is good, but and this point in your Smart Things learning experience it would be like trying to fill a cup with a fire hos. As a test in my Automation, I removed the Iris sensor and set the Hue Motion sensor to turn lights off after 1 min. I’m guessing not. I also read someone could change the time that the sensor takes to change from "motion detected" to "no motion detected", setting this time to X minute with an app that cost 17€.That would definitely fix my problem but I have no idea how to change that and dont wanna pay that amount for that simple thing.Sensors are philips hue sensors but Im not using the philips app since the programming tools are limited. What you are looking to do is much better handled by the app Smart Lighting. If your motion sensor lights keep flashing on and off, you should try: Checking whether they’re actually flashing on and off or just flickering Adjusting the motion sensor positioning and settings Adding “side blinders” to your sensor Somew of the info and screen shots are behind the updates but still applies. The Hue Motion sensor's integrated daylight sensor detects when there is still enough daylight so that lights do not turn on until you need them. Smart lighting is part of smartthings. I'm using iConnect Hue to configure the brightness sensitivity as well as the operations that should run at different times of the day. Trying this now…. I would make 2 rules one to turn the light on with motion and another to turn the light off when the iris sensor see’s no motion. Thx for the help. I think i assumed that since I have a smartthing hub, the app is probably the best choice for everything. If by any chance, at any point sensor detects again motion, I want the loop to start from point 1.- restarting the no motion detected in the next "X MIN" timer. I tried to set specific rules on philips hue api but it just takes too long to study and implement, so i would appreciate any easy way to try to make what I just mentioned. Unfortunately, you can’t simply just tell the motion sensor to turn on lights. Hope that helps you get going and able to get your lights working. Hue Philips lights are unreachable. If you open your app and select marketplace then smart apps you will find smart lighting and other useful app in there. The 2nd sensor in the room are Iris Motion detectors that are programmed to turn off without activity after x number of minutes. I use the eve app to control my Hue sensors and HomeKit devices (Lutron switches mostly). Most people get around this using Core as it is very versatile and you can program in a delay before the light turns off where the sensor has time to see you again. Sounds like not. Instead, the Hue bridge polls the lights to retrieve their state. So I'd like the motion sensor to turn off the lights once the brightness in the room exceeds a certain threshold. The integrated light sensor saves energy by detecting when rooms are vacant and automatically turning off lights. Customise motion sensor lights. And then and only then. Phillips Hue Motion Sensor. prjct92eh2 (Jimmy) April 3, 2017, 3:10am #4. Now imagine that already 1:30 minutes from the "X minutes deactivate thing" already passed and the sensor detects motion again, meaning we will execute autonation 1.-Then when automation 1.- is finished I think the program will come back to automation "OFF" where it was, with 1.30 min already gone. No dice. Set timers so that a specific light or all the lights in a room turn on, switch to a specific … Turn on or off any combination of lights in your Hue environment for motion, temperature, or light level sensor levels. I've read in another post than someone is making this:1.- Automation named"ON": when sensors detects motion set scene A, 2.- automation named "OFF": when sensors detects there is no motion, check if lights are the same that scene A and set "scene A" + the deactivate option on homekit after X min. The Automation feature in the Home app is a feature I personally enjoy to customize and create scenes for your home. It has alot of information. I am using the standard smartthings app on iOS. Set a timer. i basically only have 3 rooms setup so far. Then deleted the automation and set it up again and set the Iris sensor to turn off lights after 1 min. Anyone knows if what I'm saying is true or not? Also choose the scene or light setting that should be triggered. Im trying to set up my smart bulbs (philips hue) just with sensor motion so I don't need to order siri to turn off or on scenes or lights. However if the battery has any issues, your motion sensor may not work as expected. Hope that helps you get going and able to get your lights working. I have the Philips Hue Led stripe and also the Philip motion sensor. If it detects motion, it will cancel the automation to turn off the lights. Followed the instructions and watched a video. If possible, I would also like speaker to stream a radio station on the morning hours and an Apple Music playlist in the evening. The wireless design of this Philips Hue motion sensor makes it simple to install. The thing is I am now stuck trying to turn lights off after X minutes of no motion detected but I want also some other conditions: 1.- Sensor detects motion and set Scene "A", 2.- When no motion detected in the next X min, 3.- If lights are the same than Scene "A" (meaning that I didnt change any light manually). Also, if the lights are on, the 5 lux condition is low enough that even my “movie mode” prevents the automation from triggering. I basically want the music to turn on, with the lights and off again, when the lights turn off. It's actually quite easy to do on iOS 11. I just read how it works and it’s perfect ! For Me that is not working :(. Duration settings. Step 2: Check your motion sensor lights. I want the light to turn off after 12 minutes of no motion, but not if I’m still… taking care of business. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. This means your rule will switch the light off within 15 seconds after the last motion is detected. [/quote]Wow - thanks so much TN! Conditions. turn off lights AND lock doors AND change mode, etc. Each kit includes one Hue Motion Sensor with two AAA alkaline batteries, a magnet, screws, a manual, and a two-year warranty. To use smart lighting to control your scenario. You are correct almost everything has to be done in the smartthings mobile app. The Right side bulb to turn off 5 minutes after motion is detected, and finally, the Ceiling bulb to turn off 10 minutes after motion is detected. Turn it down a bit and the light should go off a bit more often. Then deleted the automation and set it up again and set the Iris sensor to turn off lights after 1 min. This one requires cloud support to ensure that this behavior triggers at the appropriate time. However, when the light is actually still powered and there's just a glitch in the ZigBee network, the light will turn off. when the hall is bright- lights are off & do nothing if motion is detected. I wouldn’t like gettin raspberry or those things. Home › Forums › Hue Forum › Motion sensor not turning on lights. When motions is detected it turns on and when no motions it turns off, in my case after 1 minute. I have Philips Hue all around my appartement today and in the kitchen, the light is controlled by the motion sensor. This is a workaround but the aqara app and mi home app allows “If no motion is detected for X minutes” as a trigger. All of the entry motion sensors are Hue Sensors. You can use that to turn on/off an Aqara smart plug in the Aqara app. So if the X min is 2 minutes for example, lights will turn off after 30 secs, so I dont think motion would restart the "timer". Thanks. LED bulbs won't turn off in outdoor light/motion sensor base. Do I need award bridge to use the app or can I use it without any aqara product. yes You can 'jump' the sensor with a switch. After 5 seconds, sensor detects no motion so the programm is already executing the automation 2.-. I think I have identical setups in all rooms but only the bathroom seems to work. Add a motion sensor. You need a functional Philips Hue account. Motion sensor not turning off lights when exceeding brightness threshold. This does not seem to be worth it There are 3 Hue bulbs in the toilet, and the Philips Hue Motion Sensor on the left side of the vanity lights. Description Connect this Philips Hue motion sensor to your Philips Hue bridge (not included) to create a smart home lighting system. Splash out on a Philips Hue Motion Sensor for your lighting system and you … Step 1: Turn off the circuit breaker that controls your motion sensor lights. They are mainly positioned closely to the door entry to trigger the lights. Philips Hue lights are also different from other lights in that they give you access to 16 million different colours for your lights. BTW, did you notice that the Hue motion sensor triggers the OFF state about 10-15 seconds after the last motion is detected? It turns on the light when you enter a room and shuts it off when no motion is detected to keep your energy bills down. Check out the eve app. Hue motion sensor - Multiple time intervals can be created for your Hue motion sensors with distinct actions for motion and non-motion events. In 2019 the outdoor motion sensor was released. when the hall is bright- lights are off & do nothing if motion is detected. If it is easy stuff to make in the hue api, I can go for it, but i need documentation to know exactly the JSON message to send to the bridge to change the time sensor takes when it detects motion to change to no motion. My office and wife’s office do not work. So I wanted to write this guide to talk through everything you need to know about this useful Hue accessory. I understand the Automation feature for Philips Hue motion sensor and lights is not working, when you have the timer set to turn off in one minute. However, when the light is actually still powered and there's just a glitch in the ZigBee network, the light will turn off. You can use each of the manufactures app to change the timer value. There are three main ways to get the effect. Here's a tutorial to do it! It will then wait one and a half minute, checking every 3 seconds for motion, before finally turning off. Motion sensor lights are often easy to reset from your breaker panel. By connecting the sensor to your bridge via the Philips Hue app, you can choose which lights go on, even inside your house. Search for: when the hall is dark & motion is detected – turn the lights on & after 1 min the lights turn off Although within the Hue App\Settings\Accessory Setup there’s Day behaviour time frame options and Night Behaviour options, this won’t allow what I want or am I missing something I think others have touched on this but it sounds like basic functionality from the Hue motion sensor though the Hue app. [quote=“TN_Oldman, post:6, topic:83456”] Mmm, thanks for the info. If you’re about to head out and aren’t sure if you should take an umbrella … Turn on or off any combination of lights in your Hue environment for motion, temperature, or light level sensor levels. Not sure why it’s not in the HomeKit directly but thank god for eve it’s a lifesaver and no more homebridge foolishness. Im trying to set up my smart bulbs (philips hue) just with sensor motion so I don't need to order siri to turn off or on scenes or lights. I will give Smart lighting! And of course, you can also choose how long lights remain on after it begins detecting no more motion in a room. Just tap the app to turn your lights off, on, dim, change colours, or set them on a schedule. Your motion sensor lights are supposed to give you a sense of security and peace of mind. It’s common for them to be set anywhere from 5 minutes to 30 minutes or longer by default. LED bulbs won't turn off in outdoor light/motion sensor base. If it's still too dark, adjust the light sensitivity of the sensor in the Philips Hue app to personalize when you'd like the motion sensor … Connect the Philips Hue motion sensor to your Philips Hue bridge via the Philips Hue app, and it will automatically turn on your Philips Hue lights when you enter a room. If it's still too dark, adjust the light sensitivity of the sensor in the Philips Hue app to personalize when you'd like the motion sensor to activate. If you use any other Homekit motion sensor, like the Hue motion sensor, then you need to jump through hoops, and use Shortcuts, or to make this work properly. One useful on is turning on lights when it gets dark and off in the morning. This battery-powered device is easy to set up and can connect to many smart home devices like Alexa, Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant. Leave it off for 30 seconds to one minute before flipping it on again. Philips Hue motion sensor: nice hardware, frustrating software As good as the smart light setup in my house is, one thing I’ve found somewhat limiting is the lack of input.You can have automation make decisions on things like time or location, but not environmental factors. Have you tried switching off your lights without using the Philips … Cookies help us deliver our Services. Set up the first sensor and attached to the room via the app. swak...@gmail.com: 12/14/15 7:55 PM: I replaced incandescent flood bulbs on outdoor light/motion sensor base and the LED bulbs stay on all the time, day & night. Same issues. Might be doing something wrong but i have insallted other devices and accessories. That is to say either the motion sensor can run the outdoor sconces OR the light switch. If the light doesn’t shut off after this, continue on to Step #3… Step 3: Turn the power off for a few minutes. However, the voice commands you can use for the Hue Motion Sensor are limited. The Hue Motion sensor's integrated daylight sensor detects when there is still enough daylight so that lights do not turn on until you need them. If I then go out they will switch off after the 5 minutes, but if I do not go out to trigger the sensor, they will burn all night – which defeats the purpose of having the motion sensors. I made choice that there were too many people to train on the 'blink the switch' method of overriding the sensor. LED bulbs won't turn off in outdoor light/motion sensor base. Setup doesn’t force you to h… The 2nd sensor in the room are Iris Motion detectors that are programmed to turn off without activity after x number of minutes. For my light automation, I simply set them to turn on if motion is detected and the LUX (incoming light) is less than 5. I have finally got auto lights on to work with sensors thanks to the fine folks in this forum. If not ask more questions. Another common setting, duration for motion lights can range from five minutes to up to half an hour or more. That way, it will remain lit if there is continuous motion. No dice. There is alot of supported app and utilites hidden from view and not obvious to the new user. In my bathroom I’ve got a motion sensor and a Z-Wave wall switch that controls the light. The Hue app just creates rules on the Hue bridge, to turn on or off the lights when motion is detected below a certain ambiant lightlevel. I read that this time by default is 5 seconds and It makes sense as while in Homekit app, when I move towards the sensor, I can see the Homekit app says "motion detected" for a few seconds. And better yet, they can be fixed rather simply by going through a few quick troubleshooting tactics. Bought two motion sensors to automatically turn the wiz lights on/off. Just be away that everything the app and system can do ARE NOT obvious. There may be others, but these are the three I that own and know for sure how they work. It can be found in the marketplace in the Smart Things app. There are three Homekit motion sensors that have hardware timers, that can be set by the user, built into them. If it detects no motion the lights turn on (witch they already are, so you will notice no difference) and then it replaces the 12 hour countdown with a 3 minut countdown) If no motion is detected the lights turn off after 3 minuets. In eve, you can set more complicated automations using conditions from sensors. Phillips’ Hue Motion Sensor seems like the perfect way to automate a great smart lighting platform, but is it? A couple tips: It looks like you are using routines to control lights on and off. You can find our setup guide linked above. Configure countdown times from 1 minute to 90 mintues for each time interval. The thing is I am now stuck trying to turn lights off after X minutes of no motion detected but I want also some other conditions: 1.- Sensor detects motion and set Scene "A" 2.- Highlights. Philips Hue motion sensor In October 2016, we introduced the Hue motion sensor to the Philips Hue family. In 2019 the outdoor motion sensor was released. Thank you for reaching out in Apple Support Communities. We’ll see. You can have automation make decisions on things like time or location, but not environmental factors. I’m not sure why the one you posted has the mode being changed to Away. Do I need to put incandescent bulbs back … homebridge-hue just looks at the sensor resource - it doesn’t need any bridge rules. The Hue Motion sensor's integrated daylight sensor detects when there is still enough daylight so that lights do not turn on until you need them. No joy. Create as many or as few as needed. Do you know if the philips hue sensor also has the hardware timer or you are just not sure? Expand the functionality of your Hue lights with the Philips motion sensor. lol. LED bulbs won't turn off in outdoor light/motion sensor base. No luck. Would not turn on or off the lights. There was an open pull-request to make this interval configurable but it was declined and … I have routines that run based on a trigger. Automatically turn on the lights you want. Currently Home Assistant only polls for Hue motion sensor data every 5 seconds which makes motion events slow and unusable for automatic lights and other automations. You might find this link useful. I have not had much luck getting my automations to execute consistently. Hi there, I’m running OH 2.4 and added my first motion sensor. The Onvis motion sensor, the Eve motion sensor, and the Abode Occupancy Sensor (Only works if you have the Abode gateway) are the ones I know of. The switch should trigger the same timer if someone uses it. I have several Hue bulbs & Motion Sensors set up to do just that in my house. In the Hue app you can configure the sensor to turn on the lights in the configured room when the light level is below the device threshold, and to turn them off if motion is not detected within a set time. Philips Hue motion sensor: nice hardware, frustrating software As good as the smart light setup in my house is, one thing I’ve found somewhat limiting is the lack of input. But the strange thing is that I have got the Main Floor bathroom to work perfectly. If you use HomeKit automations instead, you might not need the Hue bridge rules. swak...@gmail.com: 12/14/15 7:55 PM: I replaced incandescent flood bulbs on outdoor light/motion sensor base and the LED bulbs stay on all the time, day & night. Luckily, there are only a few potential reasons why a motion sensor light won’t turn off. Once you make them in eve they are instantly in HomeKit and even shows all triggers like it’s native. Using the Smart Lighting App was the way to go. 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