Outside security light


Postby freedy » Fri Oct 16, 2009 7:37 pm

Ive changed a bulb in an outside pir security light, which looks like this Ask "http://www.bdc.co.uk/lighting/security/lanterns/santos-m-scan-lantern-MM18015.html", about 3 hours ago, but now it wont go off as it should do after about a couple of minutes like it did before.

What do I need to do to fix it?
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Postby chriscba » Fri Oct 16, 2009 7:53 pm

Try switching off at switch & switching on again, then go inside and leave it, if it doesnt go off youll have to alter the timer setting on the side of the pir, if it still doesnt turn off, buy a new one !!!
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Postby hamish72 » Sat Oct 17, 2009 9:04 am

[quote="freedy"]Ive changed a bulb in an outside pir security light, which looks like this (Goolge "bdc.co.uk/lighting/security/lanterns/santos-m-scan-lantern-MM18015.html"), about 3 hours ago, but now it wont go off as it should do after about a couple of minutes like it did before.

What do I need to do to fix it?[/quote]

I suppose you know that if they are switched on and of twice or more in rapid succession they do stay on ? (most do not sure about that one )

then you have to switch them off for a few minutes to restore normal operation
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Postby kbrownie » Sat Oct 17, 2009 11:27 am

When changing the lamp did by any chance adjust the settings by accident?
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Postby bd3cc » Sat Oct 17, 2009 9:28 pm

It's possible that there were 2 faults . 1 blown lamp, 2 faulty fiiting and that 1 masked 2.
Change the fitting as it sounds to me as if the lux sensor in the fitting is faulty.
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Postby freedy » Sun Oct 18, 2009 12:00 am

[quote="kbrownie"]When changing the lamp did by any chance adjust the settings by accident?[/quote]

I dont know if youve managed to see the link I put, but theres no settings on it. Theres just a round bit at the bottom with the pir bit under it but nothing to adjust.
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Postby steve the plumber » Mon Oct 19, 2009 12:51 pm

Buy a new light!
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