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Solar Powered Outdoor Motion Sensor Alert System
Solar Powered Wireless Outdoor Motion Sensor Alert System
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Solar Powered Wireless Outdoor Motion Sensor Alert System
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  • Solar powered sensor with RF communication requires no wiring for installation
  • Plug-in RF receiver operates a lamp and an audible alert when triggered
  • Sensor detects motion in 360° using 2 lenses
  • Sensor has an optional 24 hour or night only operation
  • Sensor rated for outdoor use

Essential Info

If you are looking for a simple solution to let you know when someone is approaching your home, consider the Solar Powered Wireless Outdoor Motion Sensor Alert System. The kit comes with a solar powered motion sensor that can be placed in the ground using the included stake attachment. The adjustable sensor detects motion up to 70 feet away with a 360° field of view, and can operate for a full 24 hours or at night only. The sensor is solar powered, so there is no wiring involved and is ready for use in seconds. When movement has been detected, a radio frequency (RF) signal is sent from the sensor to the included plug-in receiver module. The receiver has a built-in chime module that offers an audible alert and an optional plug for connecting a lamp for visual alert. The motion sensor and receiver module can be used up to 100 feet apart making this product the ideal alert system for notifying you of movement near a driveway, front porch, side yard, or backyard. The solar powered motion sensor is powered by two AAA NiMH rechargeable batteries, included.


What's Included

  • Motion Sensor / Solar Panel
  • Motion Sensor / Panel Connector Base
  • 6" Ground Stake
  • 6" Ground Stake Extension Rod
  • Chime Module
  • 2 AAA NiMH
  • More Info

    DualBrite® Dimmer Control
    The motion sensor has a built in light that comes on at half power (accent mode) for your selected time after dusk (Off, three hours, until dawn). When motion is sensed, the light turns on full power for the selected ON-TIME (1 or 5 minutes) then returns to accent mode.

    Dusk to Dawn
    This setting adjusts the sensors ability to detect motion day and night or night only.

    Motion Sensing Range Control
    Adjust the RANGE dial to increase or decrease the motion sensing range as needed. Too much sensitivity may cause false triggering due to heat sources in the coverage area. The sensor on this light fixture detects "motion" by the movement of heat _ across the coverage area.

    Avoid False Triggering
    Be careful not to point the sensor toward the following objects that produce heat and can cause the sensor to produce a false trigger:
  • Pools of water
  • Air conditioners
  • Dryer vents
  • Fenced-in animals
  • Heating vents
  • Street traffic

  • Specifications


    Manufacturer Product No.: SL-6037-WH
    RF Communication Range:Up to 100 feet
    Motion Sensor Range:360° up to 70 feet
    Receiver Power Supply Rating:120VAC/60Hz supply voltage
    Maximum Wattage (Plug-In Module):Up to 300 Watt maximum incandescent load
    Certifications:UL listed, FCC


    Solar Motion Sensor Sensitivity       
    Solar Motion Sensor Sensitivity       


    13 Ratings
    5 star: 8%  (1)
    4 star: 8%  (1)
    3 star: 0%  (0)
    2 star: 0%  (0)
    1 star: 85%  (11)
    Average Customer Rating
    (13 customer ratings)
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    CLIFF -- akron, PA   3/28/2011
    Does not work very good,lots of false alarms and filled with water/and yes the top was closed tight
    MIKE -- yuma, AZ   7/27/2010
    This solar powered motion sensor does not get the range as advertised and also I had to buy A rechargeable battery for it to work. It a while for me to receive the sensor due to the back order and when I did the stake was missing so I had to send it back. I'm thinking of returning the product because its not working properly. MIKE
    TODD -- mountain top, PA   7/16/2010
    This is a piece of crap. It shouldn't be allowed on the market. It beeps when it shouldn't and doesn't do anything when it should. I can't even get the thing to work in the set up mode.
    CHRISTINE -- west palm beach, FL   11/5/2009
    This item did not work at all, the only thing that worked at first was the alarm inside which was very sporatic. Very easy to put together and install unfortunately the solar power never charged.
    TONY -- woodland park, CO   10/22/2009
    Junk, a complete waste of money.
    Steven -- san diego, CA   4/16/2009
    Works well and easy installation. Excellent customer service from Smarthome - will shop again.
    RICHARD L. LEHR -- bethlehem, PA   3/13/2009
    Unit works well and easy to set up. The battery compartment was difficult to twist open to remove the battery tab, but I guess it has to be to be water- resistant. I used Heath products in the past and was always satisfied with their products.

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