how do motion detector lights work

Bestseller No. 1
Upgrade Solar Motion Sensor Lights Outdoor, Super Bright LED Lamp IP65 Waterproof 360° Adjustable Solar Powered Wall Light Dual Head Spotlight Flood Security Lights for Yard Garage Patio Porch, 2 Pack
  • 【How to use it?】Step 1 - Charge it in the sun for more than 2 hours. Step 2 -Completely cover the solar panel so that it cannot receive any light. Step 3 -Please poke the Pin into the switch hole to turn it on. If the light was successfully activated, it will lights up. Step 4 - Install it where needed, adjust the solar panel to face the sunlight. Step 5 - Please avoid the light source around the solar panel, otherwise the solar panel mistakenly think that it will not light up while charging.
  • 【Super Bright & 360° Rotatable Spotlights】This solar light with unique wide angle design provides a greater light angle. The spotlights on both sides can be adjusted to any angle you need, and the solar panel can also be rotated 360 degrees to face the sun to achieve the maximum solar absorption.The maximum brightness is 800 lumens.
  • 【How it works?】This solar motion light detects motion up to 26 feet within angle of 120 agrees.When night comes, it will automatically start running in low-light mode.It will automatically switch to strong light mode for 30 seconds when it detects movement, and then switch to low-light mode to save power.At dawn, it automatically turn off and absorbs solar energy.You just need to poke the Pin into the switch hole to turn it on before installing.
  • 【IP65 Waterproof & Easy Installation】This solar wall light is specifically designed to withstand extreme weather conditions,lights up your home even on a stormy snowy night.And no wiring is required,a great outdoor security light for wall, patio, garden, porch, lawn, pathway, gutter,etc.
  • 【20% Conversion Rate Solar Panel & Large-capacity Battery】High-efficiency solar panels can absorb more solar energy, and with a built-in 2200 mAh 18650 rechargeable battery, this solar security light can work overnight after being fully charged, giving you a sense of security. Free warranty for 1 year, if you have any questions, please contact the seller at any time, we promise to help you solve the problem.
Bestseller No. 2
Motion Sensor Lights Outdoor, AmeriTop 2-in-1 Ultra Bright 3500LM 35W LED Security Flood Lights with Motion Sensor Mode & Dusk to Dawn Sensor Mode/ETL Certified, IP65 Waterproof
  • Motion Sensor AUTO Mode - Our lights have daylight and motion sensor, the motion is detected with 180 degrees swiveling angle, sensing light levels and motion up to max 60 feet. Auto ON for pre-determined time(1/5/10MIN) when people or other living objects are detected within the sensing area, and Auto OFF after no further motion is detected. Built-in PIR motion sensor of our outdoor lights, it has a long-range of distance and a wide-angle for motion detection.
  • Photocell Light Sensor Mode - Dusk to Dawn Mode, at dusk, the light will turn on at 50% brightness as an accent light. When motion is detected the light illuminates at 100% brightness; 3H/6H Mode, at dusk, the light will turn on at 50% brightness as an accent light. When motion is detected the light illuminates at 100% brightness. The light will operate like this for 3/6 hours. After 3/6 hours the light becomes just a motion light.
  • Ultra Bright & Energy Saving - ETL-Certification guarantees premium quality and lighting performance. The AmeriTop motion sensor security light with the three heads design, output 35W, 3500 Lumens, 6000K high brightness output, and good heat dissipation. Equivalent to 200W halogen light, also save your electricity bill by more than 80%. Lighting direction is adjustable with the three flexible light heads, save your trouble to install two extra light.
  • Security Outdoor Lights - Motion Sensor Mode & Dusk to Dawn Sensor 2 in 1. The robust die-cast aluminum housing and impact-resistant PC lens ensure this 3 head security light fixture can stand up to the elements and bad weather. IP65 waterproof rating ensures that your 3 head security light fixture won’t give in in rain, sleet, or snow weather. It's specifically designed to withstand extreme weather conditions, all-weather resistant and provide additional safety and security for your home.
  • Larger Lighting Area - With the innovative wide-angle and three heads design, Adjustable heads can move upwards, downwards and horizontally. The triple head design gives you a much wider light casting range. Adjust light heads to the angles you see fit. Up to 180° wide sensing angle and 60ft sensing distance, easy to adjust the light heads, lens hoods, and motion sensor to different angles as your requirement. This light can be easily installed by following a few simple wiring steps.
Bestseller No. 3
GLORIOUS-LITE 3500LM LED Security Lights, 35W Motion Sensor Light Outdoor, Super Bright 3Head Motion Security Light, IP65 Waterproof, ETL Certified Exterior Flood Light for Garage Yard(NO Solar Power)
  • 35W LOW-POWER PROVIDE 3500 LUMEN SUPER BRIGHT: GLORIOUS-LITE security motion sensor lights powered by Samsung LED bead and supported by professional optical designed Filter Lens. It brings you 80% off electricity bill fees compared to Halogen Bulb and a superior lighting experience (NOTE:NO Solar Power, AC Power Hardwired)
  • UPGRADED MOTION SENSOR LIGHT: With sensing distance 0-72ft Max & lighting time 0-10 mins Max, GLORIOUS-LITE security light can sense people, animal, people in car etc. It is also infrared interference free, you can install cameras beside the security light.
  • ADJUSTABLE DESIGN & WIDE SENSING RANGE: Triple head design gives you much wider light casting range. Adjust light heads to the angles you see fit. 180° sensing angle gives you great coverage for motion detection.
  • DDURABLE ALUMINUM DESIGN & IP65 WATERPROOF : More durable aluminum design provide the product a good heat dissipation function, for Lasting 50000 Hrs Usage. IP65 waterproof rating ensures the outdoor motion security light can withstand rain, sleet or snow weather,perfectly as a outdoor lighting for the safety of your family.
  • WHAT GLORIOUS-LITE BRINGS YOU: ETL-Certification for outstanding quality standards. 12-Months warranty for quality problem.
Bestseller No. 4
Enbrighten 2-in-1 LED Outdoor Flood Security Light, Motion Sensor, 2480 Lumens, 2 Adjustable, Selectable Color 2200K-5000K, Driveway, Patio, Front Yard, Garage, 40768, Bronze 2 Head
  • AMAZING! 2-IN-1 SUPER BRIGHT motion security light and EVENING accent light in one fixture, energy star certified, ideal for home, entry, porch, patio, driveway, garage, and more. Enjoy your evenings outside when the fixture is in accent mode, then feel safe and secure when the fixture is in security mode. With long lasting LEDs, never replace a bulb again
  • ACCENT LIGHT: You choose how the accent light operates. First, match your existing outdoor lighting with selectable light temperature: 2200K Warm White, 3000K Soft White, 4000K Bright White or 5000K Daylight (1000 lumens) Then choose your accent light time, either dusk to 3 hrs. or 6 hrs. , or choose all night with built-in DUSK to DAWN sensor or no accent light at all. While accent setting is in use, the security light will not be activated
  • MOTION SECURITY LIGHT: You choose your security settings. First, select your detection range 15’, 30’, 50’ or 70’. Then choose how long you want the security light to remain on after motion is no longer detected, 1, 5 or 20 minutes. In security mode, when motion is detected the light will come on at its brightest daylight white 5000k, 2480 lumens. The two flexible light heads and 240° motion detection area provide diverse coverage options
  • EASY TO MOUNT 2-STEP INSTALLATION: Choose your location, wall or eave. Mount to any flush or surface mounted junction box (mounting hardware included). First, install your easy to handle mounting plate with quick wiring push-in connectors. Second, mount your fixture to the mounting plate with a single screw, then select your settings
  • ALL-WEATHER RELIABILITY: UL certified for wet locations, UV resistant for permanent outdoor use, in all weather conditions. Rain, sun, wind and snow, we have you covered. Contact our bi-lingual US based Customer Care Team with any questions. 15-YEAR LIMITED
Bestseller No. 5
Solar Motion Sensor Light Outdoor 42 White LEDs 2 Red LEDs Ultra Bright, 2 in 1 Landscape Solar Wall Solar Light Wireless Solar Security Light Great Detection for Garden Driveway Carport Patio Yard
  • 1.3 TIMES BRIGHTER SENSITIVE PIR MOTION SENSOR -Upgraded 42 White Leds and 2 Red Leds provide excellent illumination ,which is far more brighter than Other 1 red Led and 16 white Led. The sensor quickly responds to all movements. When people come within 26 feet of the sensor, the light activates and it covers the area all the way. This solar Wall / In-Ground Lights bring out super brightness and keep your home lighting from dusk to dawn
  • ADJUSTABLE LIGHT LAMP & SOLAR PANEL-Solar panels can rotate 360 degrees and lamp head can rotate 90 degrees .Adjust the light angle to illuminate the perfect spot and adjust the solar panel angle for optimum sun exposure.Solar panels can be adjusted according to the direction of the sun, absorbing more solar energy, provide brighter and longer lighting time.9-15 H lighting time by dim mode
  • 2 BRIGHTNESS WORKING MODES 2-in-1 INSTALLATION - The Solar Motion Sensor Lightswill automatically turn on in dim light at night, while turns on in high light when it detects motion (people or animal) in the dark. It automatically turns to dim light again about 20 seconds after the motion stops to save the power..You can stick into the ground or use included screws to mount on the wall, can be used as landscape light and wall light. Perfect for lighting up your trees, Patio, Porch, Path etc
  • IP65 WATERPROOF & AUTO-ON/OFF-The Solar Motion Sensor Lights has been certified to IP65, meaning it is water resistant and heat-resistant.Even though rainstorm will not damage the lamp. Built with two layers and a tightly-sealed loop to withstand years of use. Auto on at dusk and auto off at dawn
  • Excellent Customer Service -We are intent to provide you a good quality Solar Motion Sensor Lights .Anyone Can Get 18-Month Warranty For Quality-Related Issues And Lifetime Technical Support. You are welcomed to contact us through amazon message if you have any technical issues. We usually answer questions within 24 hours.Your shopping without any troubles and concerns, why not try and enjoy the shopping
Bestseller No. 6
Neloodony Solar Lights Outdoor 100 LED Waterproof Solar Motion Sensor Light Outdoor Super Bright Security Wall Lights for Yard, Patio, Garden, Garage, Steps, Deck (4 Pack)
  • 【Brighter Led Solar Lights】With the size of 10.3*5.2*2.7 inches, 17 ounces, equipped with 100 led beads, a solar powered lamp produces 2000 lumens, which is super bright and able to serve your purposes. They perform white light.
  • 【Wider Detection Range】Solar motion activated lights can pick you up about 10-16 ft away and light up 280 ft² area. They catches motion fast with the angle up to 125°. The sunlight they absorb at day can prepare for activation by your motion at dark.
  • 【Higher Recharging Rate】With a high-efficient solar panel, energy conversion rate can reach 23%. 6-8 hrs of direct sunlight can they work all night, which can ensure security for deck, porch, front door, backyard, garden, fence, stairs, pathway, etc.
  • 【Weatherproof and Durable】Made of high-strength ABS, the solar light is IP65 waterproof, dustproof, heatproof and frostproof. No matter how hot or cold it is, they work excellently as long as they get enough sunlight. No dim mode benefits their lifespans.
  • 【Wireless and Easy to Setup】No concern to worry about hassle of electric wire. Neloodony wireless solar wall lights can be fixed easily by expansion pillar-hinges and screws that came with, mounting tape, thin wire or other creative ideas you can pop up.
Bestseller No. 7
Ambaret Solar Lights Outdoor, 30 LED Motion Sensor Light Waterproof Solar Motion Lights Outdoor Spotlights Security Night Lights 360° Rotatable Wall Light for Yard Stairway Security Lighting (1 Pack)
  • 【Invisible Pinhole Switch & 360° Rotatable Spotlights】Please use Pin to open the light before installing (Insert ON/OFF at an angle tilted up slightly--you'll hear it click). Both the solar panel and the two side spotlights can be rotated design offers a larger coverage of luminosity. It can be independently flexibly rotated, adjust any angle you want.
  • 【PIR Motion Sensor & 2 Modes】The solar security light has a built-in body motion sensor function and low light sensor. When motions are detected, turn on for 30s automatically and then dim light. It can detect distances up to 26 feet within a range of 120°.
  • 【Long Work Time】The solar panel absorbs and converts sunlight into electricity and stores. Built- in rechargeable lithium battery 18650(2200mAh) and light sensor, with energy saving- Auto on at night / Auto off at sunrise.
  • 【IP65 Waterproof & Easy Installation】Wireless spotlights can be installed on the wall with screws, perfect lighting solution for patios, garages, lawn, pathway or viewing decks, suitable for any weather conditions all round the year.
  • 【100% SATISFACTION】We have 60-day full refund policy, 12-month replacement and 24 hours customer service. Any problems, please contact us, we will provide you with protection and provide satisfactory solutions.
Bestseller No. 8
Aityvert LED Spotlights Outdoor, Wireless 600 Lumen Battery-Operated Wall Light with Motion Sensor, Waterproof 4 LED Lights Security Lighting for Wall Garden Garage Pathway 1 Pack
  • AMAZING BRIGHT LED SPOTLIGHTS --- 4 high power LED bulbs, max 600 lumen super bright white light output, lights up your entire garden, driveway, patio, entrance, or anywhere you like.
  • WATERPROOF MOTION SENSOR LIGHTS --- IP65 Waterproof and durable materials, withstand all kinds of weather all round the year, which is suitable for both indoor and outdoor illumination. It creates a bright and safe environment for your home.
  • SMART MOTION SENSOR --- Intelligent lighting control system, the spotligh will turn on automatically when motion is detected within 16ft (5M) in darkness or at night, it would shut off automatically after 20-30 seconds if no motion is detected, conserving battery life.
  • ENERGY SAVING & EASY INSTALLATION --- This LED spotlight operates on 4 D-cell batteries (not included), it can be installed anywhere with the included screws. The light head can swing back-forth 360 degrees, light mount can rotate180 degrees.
  • 100% SATISFACTION --- We have 45-day full refund policy, 24 months promise and 24 hours customer service. PLEASE contact us via Amazon message box if there are any concerns or issues. Thanks!
Bestseller No. 9
Olafus 50W LED Security Lights Motion Sensor, 5500LM Outdoor PIR Flood Light, IP65 Waterproof Exterior Floodlight Fixture, 2 Head Motion Detector Outside Lighting for Garage, Porch, Yard, 5000K White
  • 【ADVANCED MOTION SENSOR】The motion lights are well made with advanced motion sensor, more sensitive and durable. Designed with 3 motion sensor settings (SENS, TIME, LUX) to adjust the detection distance(6-12m), lighting time(10-180s) and light sensitivity(day-night).
  • 【WIDER LIGHTING AREA】With adjustable dual lighting heads design, you can adjust the lighting direction upwards, downwards and horizontally. Easy to light up two different direction with one Olafus motion flood light.
  • 【SUPER BRIGHT & ENERGY SAVING】Equipped with 112 LEDs and can produce 5500lm brightness, super bright. This 50W security light can replace a 250W traditional halogen bulb, can save 80% electricity bill and environment friendly.
  • 【IP65 WATERPROOF & WIDE APPLICATION】IP65 waterproof rating ensures this outside light can work normally in rain, snow, heat or cold environment. Perfect for outside lighting, like doorways, gardens, yards, garages, forecourt etc. Note: The waterproof rating of the sensor head is only IP44. It is recommended that the installation location choose a place that can prevent a large amount of water from splashing.
  • 【LONG LIFESPANS】Our LED security lights use high-quality materials and have a lifespan of up to 50,000 hours.
Bestseller No. 10
Neloodony Solar Lights Outdoor, Wireless 28 LED Motion Sensor Solar Lights with Dark Sensing Auto On/Off, Easy Install Waterproof Security Lights for Front Door, Back Yard, Driveway, Garage (4 Pack)
  • 【Ultra-Bright Outdoor Solar Light】High-powered 28 led beads provide excellent illumination of up to 400 lumens with size of 5.1*4.3*2.7 inches, 6.77 ounces, which makes a clear vision in the dark and provides security for your home.
  • 【High-Efficient Solar Power Lights】Our motion sensor solar light is charged through the day by exposure to sunlight. Its Li-ion can work all night from just 6-8 hours of charging during the day. No dim mode is for more power saving.
  • 【Smart Solar Motion Detector】The motion sensor lights will turn on automatically in darkness which can swiftly pick you up about 10-16 ft away with the angle up to 120°. It will light up for 30 secs and then shut off until detect next motion.
  • 【Wireless and Easy-to-install】Just use the key pin to activate the solar wall lights and mount them with provided plugs and screws in your deck, porch, front door, yard, garden, fence, stairs, pathway, etc. Optimum setup height: 6. 5-13 ft.
  • 【Weatherproof and Durable】Certified by TUV, CE, RoHS, FCC test, made of high-strength ABS, it is IP65 waterproof and heatproof. No matter how hot or cold it is, as long the lamp can get enough sunlight at day, it behaves well in the dark.

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