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By Bonzo
#84947 I have been toying with a motion sensor camera and Pi to activate my security light as it gets a lot of false activations mainly due to the new boiler exhaust.
I have a test setup with a pi and camera for a few days and the false activations seemed few until last night when it rained! So it looks like it will not work as well as I hoped.
I read that if I use a separate IR light and disable the onboard ones it should improve. That got me to thinking about using a PIR in series with the motion detector. Has anyone any experience with this? Will the IR light upset the PIR?