I't **CAN'T** be this expensive or this complex! Two lights on one switch

Thanks everyone for the input - the lack of communication with Zigbee on the front porch is the only actual issue - automating a pair of light bulbs at the entrance was not a goal at all. My lament was the cost and complexity of "automating" a $2 SPST wall switch, while still keeping the obvious manual operation intact.

Do you have a wired doorbell? I installed a video doorbell and it notifies me of motion at the front door when deliveries happen whether they ring the doorbell or not.

Your cheapest answer is probably to get a better motion sensor. The sonoff motion sensors are finicky - I've had trouble with them dropping off the network, and have ended up removing them from my system.


Let's back this whole thing up. The whole goal is to just ding the doorbell when motion is picked up on the porch. You have the motion sensor, so let's start at square one.

  1. What driver are you using for the motion sensor?
  2. With the motion sensor in place, without the home made cone, does the motion change on the device page? You can also check this by looking at the "Events" from the device page or the logs.
  3. If not, can you go to http://your-hub-ip-address/hub/zigbee/getChildAndRouteInfo and post a screenshot. Be sure to replace the "your-hub-ip-address" part with the IP of your hub.
  4. If everything looks good, then try adding back your cone and test again.
  5. Post back your results.
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Maybe this will work

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