Question about Leviton R01-PR180-1LI Decora 180 Degree PIR Motion Switch Ivory

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I have installed (or tried to) three different Leviton PR 180s in my front hall. All operated the 23 watt fluorescent bulb in the fixture satisfactorily, but were not affected by the ambient light; that is, they turned the light on even when it was bright in the hall, or even when I shone a light directly on the sensor, and even after I changed the bulb to a 60 watt incandescent. What can be the problem?

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The Leviton PR180 is a motion detector, or occupancy detector.
It senses infrared heat from a person's body.

I am looking at the manual from Leviton.

Maybe this will help:
There is a small adjustment screw under the wallplate where you can adjust light sensitivity.
Use fingernail or small screwdriver.
Turn control towards the "-" sign and lights will turn on in 'less lighting conditions'

I will be here for a few more hours.
Add a comment and I will help further is needed

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