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I purchased the dual brite motion sensing lights and put two of them on my garage, i wired them from a switch to either side of the door on one circuit allowing them to be individual sensors but i keep getting a very faint light all day when it should be shut off, any reason why when i put them in master/slave mode this doesn't happen but when i try keeping them seperate on the same circuit one always gives me a faint light when it is supposed to be off, i have returned the fixture three times and the first one worked for a week, the second was wrong off the start and the third one now was good for two days. Is it equipment failure or am i gonna have to wire it to dual master to make it work for what i need. The master/slave configuration is a waste of money for the second motion sensor.

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  • garyl5879 May 16, 2009

    i have the master behind the house so coming up the driveway it doesn't turn on soon enough, to make the slave the master i would have to rewire everything, i am useing normal bulbs. I might have to rewire anyways if i go with dual master

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Are you using fluorescent bulbs? I had the same problem in my stairway/hallway till I switched to master/slave. Why don't you want master/slave? What's the diff?

I think each switch allows a certain amount of current to pass...with one switch, it's not enough to light the bulb; two switches, you get a faint light.

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    badenhop May 24, 2009

    What's the make and model #'s of your fixtures and your switches? Could you draw up a schematic of how you're wired it and email it to me? badenhop at guam dot net. Let me see what I can figure out for you.

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