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INSTEON 2842-222 Wireless Motion Sensor

Control Any INSTEON-Compatible Device with the INSTEON Motion Sensor
  • Automatically turns on Insteon-controlled lights or appliances when motion is detected
  • Automatically turns off after motion stops (adjustable anywhere between 30 seconds and 2 hours)
  • Optional night-only mode keeps lights from turning on during the day
  • Adjustable high/low motion sensitivity provides flexible placement
  • Adjustable day/night threshold
  • Optional dusk/dawn lighting control using a built-in photocell
  • 40 feet detection range with up to 110° arc
  • Award-winning Insteon technology provides superior performance and reliability

Item #: 2842-222

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  • What's Included

  • Wireless indoor and outdoor motion monitoring

    Motion Sensor is perfect for areas in your home where lights are commonly left on like the laundry room, closets, and the garage. When used with the Insteon Hub, your home's security is always safe, at home or away, day or night.

    Occupancy Sensing

    Turn any Insteon-controlled light into an occupancy sensing device by pairing it with a Motion Sensor and turn on lights automatically when you enter a space and off when you exit.

    Instant Alerts

    Let Insteon be your watchdog. With an array of Insteon sensors throughout your home, you can receive instant alerts via email or notifications the moment something is amiss.


    Dusk & Dawn Sensor

    Save energy by ensuring lights are off at dawn or turn your porch lights on at dusk with the built in daylight sensor.


    Perfect for:

    Front Lawn     Back Yard     Porch Lights      Dinning Rooms
    Garage      Sheds      Office

  • Specifications

    Brand: Insteon
    Manufacturer Product No.: 2842-222 (formerly 2420M)
    Color: White
    Range: 150' (line of sight)
    Frequency: 915MHz ISM Band
    UPC: 718122388714
    Patent No.: U.S. Patent No. 7,345,998, International patents pending
    Sensitivity Modes: High (default) or Normal
    Status LED: 1, Red behind PIR lens, normally off, blinks during setup
    Setup Memory: Non-volatile EEPROM
    Motion Detection Range: up to 110° arc, 40 feet
    Motion Detector Sense Input Type: PIR and photocell
    Operating Temperature Range: Indoor / Outdoor, 0 to 120°F. Note: PIR reliability may vary with temperature
    Operating Humidity Range: 10% - 90%
    Insteon Features
    Insteon Addresses: 1 hard-coded out of 16,777,216 possible
    Insteon RF: Yes
    Insteon Links: 30
    Insteon Device Category: 0x10
    Insteon Device Subcategory: 0x01
    Insteon Product Key (IPK): 0x00004A
    Dimensions: 2 1/4" x 3 1/4" x 1 7/8"
    Weight: 4 oz
    Input Power Voltage Type: 9VDC
    Power Supply: 9VDC battery (included)
    Battery Life: 6 months min.
    Certification: Safety tested for use in the USA and Canada
    FCC ID: SBP2420M

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    Review of 2842-222 Review by KEVIN
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    Works as advertised. My only wish is that this device also had a built in light.

    Posted on 7/13/2014

    Review of 2842-222 Review by GEORGE WYNNE
    Review of 2842-222

    Reliable motion sensors that work as the specifications state

    Posted on 7/13/2014

    Review of 2842-222 Review by JUSTIN
    Review of 2842-222

    A good product. Always reliable.

    Posted on 7/12/2014

    Review of 2842-222 Review by ERIK
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    The price makes this product a good deal, but don't expect it to be a truly great motion sensor. It will detect motion, but its light sensing capability needs improvement. I wanted it to only trigger when ambient light was very low, but this sensor triggers even when there is medium light, even after adjusting to minimal light sensitivity. If you want to sense motion, but only trigger in certain conditions, best to use this with Houselinc or some other program control that can add that logic.

    Posted on 7/12/2014

    Review of 2842-222 Review by SCOTT
    Review of 2842-222

    Easily installed and configured to provide sensor control to an ISY-994 for a variety of purposes.

    Posted on 7/11/2014

    Review of 2842-222 Review by RONALD
    Review of 2842-222

    Works wel

    Posted on 6/28/2014

    Review of 2842-222 Review by LARRY
    Review of 2842-222

    I have many of these sensors and they all work great. They work very well with the ISY-99i controller for controlling lights and security. Battery life is good. They are easy to configure using the ISY-99i controller. Only thing is: I wish they were smaller and I wish they would ping the current state a couple of times per day.

    Posted on 6/27/2014

    Review of 2842-222 Review by RON
    Review of 2842-222

    The replacement motion sensor had the same faults as the sensor it replaced. it will not sent text or email alerts when motion is sensed. Several phone session with tech support failed to come up with any corrective action. Without the alerts the device is useless. It is troubling and disappointing that Smarthome is unable to provide support for this product fault.

    Posted on 6/7/2014

    Review of 2842-222 Review by DON
    Review of 2842-222

    Once in a while it will go silent and stop responding. Unfortunately there is no heartbeat signal to determine if it is working. Wish they made a wired version!

    Posted on 5/29/2014

    Review of 2842-222 Review by MARK
    Review of 2842-222

    Once I was sent the replacement for defective unit, operation characteristics were as expected. This is my forth unit and they all work well. Life expectancy much greater if kept relatively protected from sun and harsh weather.

    Posted on 5/12/2014

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    • 2 mounting screws
    • 9V battery
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