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Installation Hints

Please consider the following points when mounting the sensor:
The sensor must be aimed so that it does not directly face the sun or any bright light; otherwise, this may cause
damage to the sensor.
The Motorola Wireless Motion Sensor is constructed of UV-resistant ABS plastic.If installing the Wireless Motion
Sensor outside, it should be shielded from the elements, such as underneath a porch roof. Do not install the
sensor where it is subjected directly to the elements.
Typically, the sensor's range is 60–200 feet from the Wireless System Controller, depending on indoor or outdoor
use and the number of obstacles. These can include metal framing, thick walls, and other wireless devices
operating at 418 MHz. It is recommended that different positions be tried for optimal results.
Installing Your Wireless Motion Sensor
Your sensor can either be mounted on a wall or just sit on a horizontal surface.
Wall Mount Your Wireless Motion Sensor
Warning: When mounting near a window, drilling too close to the glass could break the glass and possibly cause it to
shatter. The window extends deeper into the frame than can be seen; therefore, ensure your screw is beyond the
glass before drilling.
1
Using the holes on the drilling template found later in this guide, mark the position of the holes to be
drilled.
For drywall or other composite surfaces use a 7/32" drill bit. Drill a hole for each of the mounting
screws and insert a plastic wall anchor into each hole.
For other solid surfaces, use a 1/16" drill bit. Drill a pilot hole for each of the mounting screws.
2
Ensure that fresh batteries have been installed.
3
Position the sensor to survey the desired area
motion sensor distance works up to 20 feet .
4
Using the screws provided, secure the mounting bracket to the wall. Be sure to mount the sensor in the manner
pictured above so that the unit has free motion for optimum aiming.
. Please keep in mind that the field of view is 90 degrees and
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