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Old 04-10-2018, 01:36 PM   #1
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2018 33' Classic Automatic Floor Lighting

There are three automatic motion-activated night lights along the length of the trailer. The intent is that these lights come on when you walk by them at night and automatically turn off after 2 minutes. Fantastic concept!

My trouble is that they come on whenever they want during the night and disrupt my sleep. Three trips to two different dealerships and twice to the factory and I get the same answer - it's supposed to work that way. I'm at the point where I need to black them out.

Is my trailer haunted?
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Old 04-10-2018, 03:12 PM   #2
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Typically the motion sensors in those lights use infrared light (heat/cold) to detect motion. A gust of hot or cold air can set them off. Wind in our desert region famously causes this issue if the outdoor lights detection settings are not set just exactly right...

If you can identify the sensor window part of the light, try blocking off part of the sensor window with a horizontal strip of black vinyl electrical tape to reduce sensitivity.
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Old 04-10-2018, 03:32 PM   #3
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I will try that - Thanks!

I was hoping there was a sensitivity switch somewhere that could be adjusted

Anyone know the brand name of the lights?
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Old 04-10-2018, 04:04 PM   #4
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That's the nature of IR sensors; cover the sensor area if you need to ... sleep is more important than random light !
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It seems the more gadgets, the more problems...assuming they don't work. Oh what to do?

A conundrum for the ages... lol
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Old 04-11-2018, 09:42 AM   #6
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Discovered if I shut the bathroom door, the lights do not come back on after going off a couple times. It works for me.
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I use a sleep mask. Try a couple of different styles before you give up on using them. Use it every night for 3 weeks...your body WILL adjust if you give it enough time. You can then sleep anywhere and any time.

I first thought you meant the lights were inside, which seems like a good idea for peeps like me that get up in the middle of the night.

If outside, I like sensitive lights, might help keep pack rats and mice from entering the trailer....

On the other hand, might be a big “McDonalds” sign for hungry mice.
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I use a sleep mask. Try a couple of different styles before you give up on using them. Use it every night for 3 weeks...your body WILL adjust if you give it enough time. You can then sleep anywhere and any time.



I first thought you meant the lights were inside, which seems like a good idea for peeps like me that get up in the middle of the night.



If outside, I like sensitive lights, might help keep pack rats and mice from entering the trailer....



On the other hand, might be a big “McDonalds” sign for hungry mice.


You were correct. The Classic 33 does have automatic floor lights.
We don’t seem to have issues with them coming on except for when they are supposed to.
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