Plus, the Hue Motion Sensor can do way more than any other third-party motion sensor: it can sense whether it’s night out, … I only notice this when I'm in the original hue App and configure the sensor intensity. Hi, I have one of the brand new Hue Motion Sensors and would like to use it to trigger rules only at certain times of the day (e.g. Overall, this is a very useful product. The sensitivity option is also problematic. Pater_piemellot September 14, 2020, 6:36pm #3. The issue is, no matter how low you set this option, the sensor appears to be still too sensitive. You can choose Low, Medium, or High. The indoor version costs £34.99, it's £10 more for the outdoor model. The scenes are only activated when movement is detected during darkness. Thanks to an integrated daylight sensor, your lights only turn on when it's needed. Finally, there’s are Hue Motion sensor which turns bulbs on based on movement. RW: pending: Uint8: Bitmap of outstanding configuration tasks for a device. If it's still too dark, simply adjust the light sensitivity to personalise when you'd like the motion sensor to activate. Use the Hue app on your iPhone or iPad to configure the sensor and set the daylight and motion sensitivity Mount it on a flat wall, on the inner or outer corner of a wall, or on a post or rain pipe using different mounting components The Hue outdoor motion sensor has a slider instead, which gives you finer control over the sensitivity option. Is there a way to adjust the sensitivity of the Hue Motion Sensor paired to Hubitat? Supported for Philips Hue motion sensor. You can set this variable in your bridge settings. From the Philips Hue app, you would see the basic setup of the Philips Hue Motion Sensor : which room lights to control, when should the motion be detected, the daylight sensitivity, and also the motion sensitivity (in … ... Hue motion sensor. This is my second one so far and it’s easy to set up and install. Basically, this means setting the "daylight sensitivity" is rather pointless as the sensor activates with motion and turns lights on even when it is broad daylight (light coming through windows) and extra light is unneeded. Please check the light sensitivity of the motion sensor. You can easily change the light sensitivity in the Philips Hue app, so the sensor only triggers when you need that bit of extra light. Here in super hot Sydney my Hue external motion sensor (paired directly to HE) is permanently triggered on a hot day at the default (medium-low) sensitivity preference. Place it where you want The kit comes with different mounting components so you can mount it on a flat wall, or on the inner or outer corner of a wall or post. The issue is, no matter how low you set this option, the sensor appears to be still too sensitive. The sensor is mounted away out of direct sunlight but is pointed at a concrete path, A value of "[]" indicates no outstanding tasks. It is very limited. It has low latency and you can set the sensitivity for daylight and motion. It supports many more options because it can customised to do anything you want. So, at times it says its inactive as there is sufficient daylight but activates anyway when motion is detected. Hue Lights saves a lot of configuration and logic locally on your bridge, so you can use amazing features even when your iOS device is powered off: recurring schedules, sunrise/sunset actions, Hue motion sensor rules, and Hue dimmer switch/Hue Tap button actions. mike.maxwell July 31, 2019, 2:13am #2. As we mentioned in the introduction, the biggest disappointment here is that Hue Motion Sensor has absolutely no tie-in to HomeKit — it doesn’t appear in HomeKit in any way — meaning you’ll only be able to use it with Hue lights. Third party. With Google Home, Amazon Echo and Apple HomeKit smart speakers, you can even control it using voice commands. I may cover off some of this in a future post. IP54 rated This sensor is specially designed for use in outdoor environments and has undergone rigorous testing to ensure its performance. Daylight sensitivity and motion sensitivity can both be adjusted from within the app as well. The Hue app also has options for adjusting the sensitivity of daylight and motion detection to fine tune how and when it's activating your lights. Philips Hue lamps were reviewed previously and we were very enthusiastic about this. Get the perfect lighting exactly when you need it with this Philips Hue motion sensor. Hue motion sensor (for SmartThings integration, no Hue bridge) Inspired by [BETA] Hue Motion Sensor (beta) (no hue bridge) and the original smartthings motion sensor Motion: Very snappy, works better than original smartthings motion sensor (even if the DTH runs in the cloud) having no delay or sleep time for reporting the motion events. It works on the assumption that if you've got enough light, there's no reason to turn more on. Manually changing the sensitivity to low allows the sensor to reset itself. There are even more options available thanks to a variety of recipes on Hue Labs. Will the outdoor sensor work in the dark? It works with Philips Hue smart bulbs and turns the lights on when movement is detected – perfect for the cellar or bathroom. You can link sensors together, add a third time slot, and more. Philips Lighting is adding even more sci-fi-like features to its Hue line of smart lighting.The company just announced a new motion sensor that can integrate with your lights for no-touch activation. You can adjust the daylight sensitivity if needed, tap the three dots at the top, and select Daylight sensitivity. The Hue indoor motion sensor has a High, Medium, and Low setting for the sensitivity. The sensitivity option is also problematic. The Hue outdoor motion sensor has a slider instead, which gives you finer control over the sensitivity option. On the inside, my foyer light is triggered so I am notified that there is motion outside. You can set the sensor to trigger the lights when it detects motion after dark. The Good Hue's Outdoor Sensor works with Apple HomeKit, and it's actually three sensors in one -- motion, temperature and ambient light. Motion sensitivity: Want to adjust motion sensitivity? Philips uses the ambient light sensor too: you can set it so the lights won’t come on if it’s already bright, for instance, and the daylight sensitivity is adjustable. Now your motion sensor is configured. Set the sensor up and configure its daylight and motion sensitivity through the Philips Hue app. Integrated daylight sensor. A much better solution would be the Hue motion sensor. Installed in a matter of minutes, the outdoor sensor is easy to mount and fully wireless, so you don’t need an electrician to have it installed, just unpack the sensor, set it up through the app and install it wherever you like, configuring the sensor and setting the daylight and motion sensitivity is also done via the Philips Hue … However, you can change the sensor’s sensitivity by navigating to Settings > Accessory setup > Sensor > Motion sensitivity in the Hue app. The Philips motion sensor is a new smart home lighting system that automatically controls all of the hue lights in your home using motion detection. Daylight sensitivity can be used for sensors and schedules. I read other online reviews and the Phillips motion sensor is a very well-made product. Configuring the sensor and setting the daylight and motion sensitivity is also done via the Philips Hue app. I can't seem to find it anywhere. As action for No motion, select Dim & switch off. So you cannot change the light colours, times, daylight sensitivity, etc. Yes. Yes, it's on the driver details page. after the childrens bedtime, but not during). You can also mount it on a pole or rain pipe. The Hue indoor motion sensor has a High, Medium, and Low setting for the sensitivity. You can also mount it on a pole or drain Both have a daylight sensor so you can choose to only have them operational when it’s dark. You use the Hue … While you can use third-party motion sensors with your Philips Hue lights using various services, the Hue Motion Sensor ($40) makes it easier to turn your Hue bulbs into motion lights in your house. In this review, we look at the Philips Hue Motion Sensor, a motion detector with which you can turn Hue lights on or off. What Makes the Hue Motion Sensor Better than Other Motion Sensors. The Hue Motion Sensor … Place it where you want The kit comes with different mounting components so you can mount it on a flat wall, or on the inner or outer corner of a wall or post. Location and offset can be used together. The sensor … Screenshot_20190730-191249.png 1536×2048 147 KB. When it is triggered, my Hue floodlights turn on along with my Hue exterior wall lights on the outside. So if you've got a bright, sunlit room, the sensor will stop detecting motion until the light levels drop below the level you set. There are controls on the Hue app that let you define sensitivity and control daylight and nighttime operations. We used to control hallway lights when one approaches. However, the development of Hue products is not standing still and later Philips launched improved lamps , new luminaires and a motion sensor for the Hue lamps. 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. Hue Labs rescues Philips’s Motion Sensor with sunlight as a switch A few months back, I picked up the Philips Hue motion sensor, thinking it would be a nice addition to my smart home setup. While calibrating the sensor, the Hue app sets config.usertest, which enables the LED indication and makes sure the sensor doesn't go to sleep.The sensor switches config.usertest off automatically after two minutes. Lets the sensor indicate itself, usually via LED blinking. Super efficient optimizations allow you to add more devices to your bridge. Daylight sensitivity: This setting adjusts the sensor's sensitivity to light. 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