Battery-powered motion sensor

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A battery-powered motion sensor is a device used in the burglar alarm industry to detect movement within a specific area. It is a small, wireless device that is easy to install and can be placed in various locations throughout a home or business. When the sensor detects movement, it sends a signal to the alarm system, which triggers an alert to the monitoring center or the property owner. This type of sensor is ideal for areas where it is difficult to run wires or where power is not readily available.

Battery-powered motion sensors are commonly used in residential and commercial security systems to detect intruders and prevent break-ins. They are also used in outdoor areas to detect movement and trigger lights or


1. How long do battery-powered motion sensors last?

Battery-powered motion sensors typically last between 1-2 years depending on usage and the quality of the batteries used. It is recommended to replace the batteries annually to ensure optimal performance.

2. Can battery-powered motion sensors be used outdoors?

Yes, there are battery-powered motion sensors specifically designed for outdoor use. However, it is important to ensure that the sensor is weather-resistant and can withstand extreme temperatures.

3. How do battery-powered motion sensors work?

Battery-powered motion sensors use infrared technology to detect movement. When motion is detected, the sensor sends a signal to the alarm system, triggering an alert. Some sensors also have adjustable sensitivity settings to prevent false alarms.

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