Philips Hue Outdoor Motion Sensor
Easy to Install DIY Outdoor Motion Sensor
This outdoor motion sensor automates the operation of any linked Hue smart lights.
No electrician required. The Philips Hue outdoor sensor is battery powered and fully wireless - install it in minutes. Mount it to a wall, your postbox or fence, near the garage, or even hidden in a garden bed!
Outdoor (weatherproof) rated. The Hue outdoor sensor carries an IP54 rating. You can install it indoors, outside under the eaves, or even out in the elements.
Large detection area. Detect movement at a distance of up to 12 metres with a wide 160˚ field of view.
Long lasting (batteries included). The included triple-A batteries are designed to power the device for two years.
Automate your lighting with the Philips Hue Outdoor Motion Sensor.
Place Sensors Where They're Actually Needed
Conventional motion sensors tend to have the light and the sensor in the same location. Detached sensors are also available, but they are mains powered, which limits your options (and requires an electrician to install).
On the other hand, this Philips Hue outdoor motion sensor is different. It's battery-powered so you can install it yourself and place it where it's most likely to detect movement.
For example, you might want a light at your front door to switch on when you come home, or when someone enters your property. Placing a conventional sensor light at your front door often results in the light coming on 'too late'. With Philips Hue, you can place a Hue light bulb in an existing light fitting, and then install the outdoor motion sensor at your front gate.
The Philips Hue Outdoor Motion Sensor ships with adapter plates for installation in three different ways.
Improve Safety, Security & Efficiency With Philips Hue
The Philips Hue app unlocks the full potential of the outdoor motion sensor. Here are three ways you can use it to improve safety, security and energy efficiency:
- Control lights indoors and out. Despite being an outdoor sensor, you can still use it to switch lights on or off anywhere in your home. Make your home look occupied when away on holiday, or switch on essential lights as you arrive home.
- Use lights only when they're needed. Outdoor entry lights, security lights, and pathway lights are often left on for hours when you only need them for a few minutes. Use this sensor to make sure your outdoor lights are only on when needed.
- Adjust sensitivity for better performance. One problem with some motion sensors is their lack of adjustability. With Philips Hue, you can tune the device 'live' from within the app. This helps avoid false activation (motion sensitivity) and day-time operation (light sensitivity).
Set up and adjust the motion sensor in the Hue App.
Specifications - Philips Hue Outdoor Motion Sensor
|Sensor Type||Passive infrared (PIR) for movement and daylight sensor for light levels.|
||2 x AAA, included|
||2 years typical use (user replaceable)|
|Detection Area||160° horizontal x 80° vertical|
|Detection Distance||Up to 12 metres|
|Connection||Zigbee Mesh - requires a Hue Bridge|
|Dimensions||76mm height x 76mm width x 57mm deep|
|Product Identifiers||Philips Hue Outdoor sensor ANZ (product name); 929001975803 (Philips 12NC); 8718699706036 (barcode).|
|Further Documentation||Brochure and Datasheet (PDF), Installation Guide (PDF)|
What other items do I need?
To use this outdoor motion sensor you'll need at least one Philips Hue light bulb or fitting to pair it with. You will also need a Philips Hue Bridge that links the two (or more) devices together in the App.