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comment How can I replace multiple 3 way switches with motion sensors?
I did end up changing all of these switches to sensors and it has been working great. The sensors are set to go off after 1 minute. Even if they tap to turn the light on manually, the sensor turns it off after 1 minute. Opening the door to the house or an apartment causes the lights to go on automatically, so it's not often you even need to touch a switch.
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comment How can I replace multiple 3 way switches with motion sensors?
Exactly, I want to wire both in parallel so the light turns on from either one. I'll pick up two sensors and start with one switch and see how it goes. Thanks!
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comment How can I replace multiple 3 way switches with motion sensors?
I would rather the lights come on automatically from any location (entry doors to the house and apartments are right next to the switches) instead of using vacancy sensors. I'm not sure how things are wired - switches were in place when I bought the house. I'll take a closer look at the wiring. Another question is, can I use regular single pole occupancy switches or do I need one of these special "3 way occupancy switches"?
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comment How can I replace multiple 3 way switches with motion sensors?
Thanks for the information. These are for the interior stairwell of the house. I DO want the lights to come on from either location, since the switches are outside the entry doors to the apartments, so that the lights come on downstairs when entering the house, or when leaving an apartment. Does that change things?
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