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bbrally
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Canada
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Posted - 10/04/2012 :  11:55:02 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have a 2420 motion sensor in the driveway which is to far from the access point to activate the driveway lights.

I can mount a motion sensor closer to the house, but then someone has to drive/walk half way down the driveway before the house/driveway lights come on.

I have no way to power an access point farther up the driveway away from the house.

Is there a battery operated wireless bridge or any other way to extend the range of the motion sensor?

stusviews
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Posted - 10/04/2012 :  4:13:35 PM  Show Profile  Visit stusviews's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Here's a pricy solution: http://www.surveillance-video.com/kwx-9a.html

For not much less , here's a more down to earth solution: EZSnsRF Wireless Sensor Receiver along with any one of a number of Dakota Alert products.

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bbrally
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Posted - 10/05/2012 :  08:39:00 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I was hoping for a cheap solution, but perhaps this is the cheap solution.

Too bad that Dakota motion sensor is like a giant brick.
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