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Where the motion sensor lights will drive you crazy is if you're doing something like working at your desk, or curled up in a chair reading a book. Then the sensor switches off thinking no one is around.
The occupancy sensors work great most large companies are converting storage and basement locations to these , they detect motion and after their programmed time if not tripped turn off, you want the master slave / or control remote type 1 is the main control the other can turn on off but it is talking to the remote or slave , they are a bit spendy but do ...
You could try something like this but I am not endorsing any particular brand: http://www.amazon.com/Lutron-required-Single-Pole-Location-MS-OPS5M-WH/dp/B005WM3C42/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1448105879&sr=8-1&keywords=3+way+Occupancy+switch Apparently they do operate like you say. They still turn the light off after there is no motion for a time. ...
What you probably want is a spring wound timer switch with SPDT (single pole double throw) contacts to install in place of the ordinary light switch that now controls your outdoor motion lights. These are available with timers spanning up to 12 hours. The SPST variety of this switch is the most common and can only switch something ON for a timed interval, ...
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