In our current temporary accommodation I was looking for something to light up a hall way based on motion.
Now, as home automation enthusiasts we probably all start to think of Z-Wave or Hue Zigbee motion sensors and hooking them up to smart bulb or a table lamp attached to a plugin module. But wait.
One of our favourite little automations in our last home was this PIR bulb, simple, but brilliantly effective and reliable.
So I looked around for an inexpensive all-in-one solution for our hallway and found this Auraglow plug in PIR motion sensor LED night light with fixed 30 second timer for a little over a tenner.
We’ve had it running for a few weeks now and its perfect for the job. Sometimes the smart move is to go with something really dumb.