Go green and reduce your energy bill. Learn how to use a motion sensor and light sensor with this project that can pay itself. A home security motion sensor turns on lights in your room. Light automatically turns off after several minutes of inactivity or during daytime. Best of all, it can control any household appliances because it is built with an ordinary household extension cord. Check out what others are saying about the Motion triggered room lighting project build!
Please note: Due to inventory packaging methods, you may receive extra components for some products. Some items may not be sold at Jameco and will need to be purchased separately, please review the materials list below.
You Will Need
Household extension cord, 2 conductor, 3 to 6 ft.
Four-conductor low voltage phone wires, for example Jameco 2125851 with connectors removed. Similar wires taken from computer mouse or earphone are also suitable.
Small plastic enclosure to house the motion detector and light sensor.
Adhesive and fastener to secure components, circuit board and project enclosure.