Motion Sensor Wiring Diagram | Pir Sensor Circuit

Motion Sensor Wiring Diagram | Pir Sensor Circuit

Motion Sensor Wiring Diagram:

This diagram shows how to make a motion sensor wiring diagram. In this circuit diagram, we use a PIR motion sensor, a light, and a switch. First input phase line to the switch then from the switch to the PIR motion sensor. Then the neutral connection between the light and motion sensor. If you want to see this diagram animation video please check our youtube video at the below link. 

Diagram Motion Sensor wiring:

Motion Sensor Wiring Diagram
Fig 1: Motion Sensor Wiring Diagram

Components Need for this Project:

You can get the components from any of the sites below:

  1. PIR Motion Sensor [See Buy Click Amazon]
  2. Light [See Buy Click Amazon]
  3. Switch [See Buy Click Amazon]
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Components used to make the Motion Sensor Wiring Diagram:

01. PIR Motion Sensor

PIR Motion Sensor
Fig 2: PIR Motion Sensor
An Automatic Day Night Light Sensor Switch can Switch on Any Electrical Device Automatically When Dark Falls And Switch off in the Morning Automatically. This Night light With an Energy-Efficient LED (Light Emitting Diode) can be Plugged into the Socket and has a light sensor so that the lamp switches on automatically when it gets dark. This is a Photo Technology-Based automatic sensor switch for 220V AC mains, which can be Widely Used in Street Lights, Factories, Gardens, Shops, Etc., and Other Places for Automatic Lighting. Turns ON the Light in the Dark & Turns OFF in The Light.

02. Light

Fig 3: Light
CFLs work in a completely different way from ordinary lamps, they work by using a different process called fluorescence rather than generating light from heat. A typical light bulb wastes 90% of energy and converts only 10% of energy into light, this is where CFL has the biggest advantage. CFL- Curved or conical glass tube filled with argon and a small amount of mercury vapor. The inner wall of the glass is coated with fluorescent material. CFL- It is manufactured using the principle of creating fluorescent light. CFL- Originally white in color but now the construction and use of CFLs producing colored light has become popular.

03. Switch

Fig 4: Switch
A Single-Pole, Single-Throw (SPST) Switch. It's Got one Output and One Input. The Switch will Either be Closed or Completely Disconnected. SPSTs are Perfect for on-off Switching. They're also a Very Common Form of Momentary Switches. SPST Switches are Commonly Used in a Variety of Electrical Circuits and Applications, Such as Turning on And off Lights, Fans, and Other Appliances. They can Also be Used to Control the Flow of Electricity to Different Parts of a Circuit or to Switch Between Different Circuits Altogether.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the 3 wires in a motion sensor?

Typically, the black or red wires are for the power supply, and the white wires are for the neutral connection. The motion sensor light will also have a ground wire, which is usually green or bare copper.

How do motion sensors work?

These detect infrared energy, which humans and animals release as heat. If the motion sensor detects an increase in infrared energy, meaning someone has approached the sensor or walked within its range, it notifies the home security control panel and an alarm sounds.

What is a motion detector circuit?

A motion detector is an electrical device that utilizes a sensor to detect nearby motion. Such a device is often integrated as a component of a system that automatically performs a task or alerts a user of motion in an area.

Which sensor is best for motion detection?

The best motion sensor is passive infrared (PIR). At least, it's by far the most widely used and most affordable form of motion sensing. There are concerns about the impact microwaves have on humans, while sound waves will be unpleasant for young children and pets. Active sensors are more expensive technologies.

What are the components of a motion sensor?

This motion detector is generally composed of a component that emits either infrared radiations, microwave radiations, or ultrasonic waves, and a receiver that captures these waves/radiations. The third component of a motion sensor alarm is the electronic control panel.

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