Motion sensor lights work by sending out a signal of some kind. When that signal is broken, the light turns on automatically. Different motion sensors operate with different types of signals. More »

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Motions sensors work by implementing one of two types of systems to detect motion. These systems are called passive sensors and active sensors. Passive sensors examine the area around the device to determine activity. Ac... More »

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A sensor is a device that can read and measure input, such as heat, motion, pressure and moisture, from its physical environment and output the results as readable data. Transducers, such as antennas, stereo speakers and... More »

In order to reset motion detector lights, direct the bulbs and sensor to the correct areas, switch the setting to "tester" mode, adjust the sensitivity of the sensor and move the settings back from "tester" mode to "norm... More »

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When choosing quality solar lights for the yard, consider the purpose of the solar lights, the required light intensity, battery life, motion sensor and light sensor. Other factors of consideration include the type of pl... More »

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The fuel level sensor sends a varying signal to the fuel gauge or electronic gadget that triggers the fuel gauge. The components of the sensor, such as float, rod and resistor, work together to give a reading on the leve... More »

Some common parts necessary for repairing a cuckoo clock include the pendulum, chain and gears, all of which have vital functions in the clock's motion mechanisms. The surface of the clock may also be repaired to create ... More »

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