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Why does my light with occupancy sensor act strangely when I first power it up?

The occupancy sensor calibrates itself whenever the power is removed and reapplied. The light may turn on for approximately 30 seconds before shutting off for approximately two minutes. During this time, the light performs the calibrations.

However, if the light was off when power was removed, the light will not turn on for the first 30 seconds; instead, it will stay off for those 30 seconds, and then remain off during the two minute calibration.

After two minutes, the light will operate normally. Because of this calibration process, we recommend not using a toggle switch for power on a light with an occupancy sensor. If possible, connect the fixture to a continuous power source and let the occupancy sensor turn the fixture on and off.

This applies to these products: The Garage Light (Legacy)

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