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Indoor Plug-In Motion Activated Light Control

$24.70
  • Turns on when motion is detected
  • Cord is 6-feet in length
  • Features a 25-foot range
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About This Product

The Westek MLC12BC-4 Indoor Plug-In Corded Motion Activated Light Control gives power to a light/radio/appliance when motion is detected. The programmable auto-off feature will turn the device off after 1, 2, 5, 10, or 20 minutes with no motion detected. The lengthened 6 ft. cord allows for better placement of the motion lens which features a 100° detection zone and detects movement up to 25 ft. away. Perfect for dark closets and hallways and works great with powered animal feeding and watering appliances. AmerTac manufacturing brands including Westek offer complete lines of distinctive decorative home accent products that include trend-setting wallplates, money saving LED night lights, innovative under cabinet lighting and LED battery operated lights. We also offer utility product lines including energy-saving timers, dimmers and lighting controls, as well as an extensive offering of consumer electronics accessories for the home and office.

Highlights

  • Motion sensing light control - automatically turns on when you enter a room; never fumble for a light switch in the dark again
  • Wide range - detects motion in a 100° radius and within 25 ft. with a 1, 2, 5, 10, or 20 minute programable auto-off
  • Modern style - contemporary white finish and sleek design makes this a perfect accent that works with any decor
  • Versatile - works with any plug in device
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Product Information

Internet # 202524826

Model # MLC12BC-4

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Specifications

Details

Amperage (A)

1.2 A

Color Family

White

Color/Finish

White

Commercial/Residential

Residential

Compatible Bulb Type

CFL, Halogen, Incandescent, LED

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)

300

Device Style Type

Sensor w/o Wall Plate

Durability

Not Applicable

Electrical Features

Indicator Light

Field of View

100 Degrees

Function Type

Single Pole

Included

No Additional Items Included

Indoor/Outdoor

Indoor

Material

Thermoplastic

Maximum Amperage (A)

1.2 A

Maximum Distance (ft.)

25 ft

Motion Sense Type

Occupancy

Mounting Type

Plug-In

Number of Poles

1

Number of Switches

One

Package Quantity

1

Rating

General Purpose

Returnable

90-Day

Sensing Technology

Passive Infared

Switch Depth (in.)

2.66 in

Switch Height (in.)

3.54 in

Switch Style

Touch

Switch Width (in.)

3.5 in

Time Delay

30 Min.

Voltage

120 volt

Voltage (V)

120 V

Wall Plate Configuration

Dimmer

Wattage (W)

100 W

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings

UL Listed

Manufacturer Warranty

1 Year Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

9Questions
caret
Q:I would like to install two of these motion activated controllers, one at the top of a dark staircase and one at the bottom. My hope is to attach one or two LED tape or rope lights to them so that the full length of the staircase lights up when either sensor is activated. If this is possible, please explain how I should wire this contraption. By the way, we have access behind the staircase wall so that the wires and electrical connections can be hidden. Thank you for any good ideas.
by|Jul 10, 2021
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A:  Hello TropicalBuilder, thank you for your question. The best solution to achieve this would be to place a sensor at the top of the stairs and install the tape/rope in one strip (the length of the stairs) down. Then install a second sensor at the bottom with a second tape/rope strip running up the stairs. The tape light must not exceed the specifications volts (120V), amps (1.2), watts (100W) for this light control.

by|Jul 30, 2021
    1 found this answer helpful
    caret
    Q:If placed under a car hood, can this be adjusted to sense rat movement? I would have a fan and light turn on under the hood if the device can be adjusted to sense movement in that limited space.
    by|Jun 9, 2021
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    A:  Hello ADAM, thank you for your question. This is not an adjustable motion sensor however it will detect motion at 100° and 25ft.

    by|Jun 13, 2021
      caret
      Q:Would it be adequate to power a fan rated at 2 amps?
      by|May 6, 2021
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      A:  Hello David, thank you for your question. It is not recommended to use this with a fan as the sensor activates with a change in the atmosphere. The variant in temperature and possible movement from the wind the fan generates may false activate and maintain activation of the fan.

      by|May 6, 2021
        caret
        Q:can i plug a lamp to this ? and it will go on when i walk in the door from outsde?
        by|Jun 12, 2016
        1 Answer
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        A:  Yes, a lamp may be plugged into this light control. As long as you are within 25 feet of the sensor when you walk in, from the outside, it should turn on.

        by|Jun 20, 2022
          2 found this answer helpful
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          Customer Reviews

          4.4 out of 5

          • 4.4 out of 47 reviews
          • 88% recommend this product
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          This product has all the features needed to meet a variety of situations
          We had a ceiling light fixture short out in the area at the top of our stairs and not able to afford an electrician to deal with it at this time. The Westek Plug-In Motion-Activated Light Control was the perfect solution to bringing light and safety back to this area of our home. I plugged a swag lamp into the light control and positioned the motion sensor at the top of the stairs. The product performs very well. An especially nice feature of the control is that you can set it for a light to stay on from as little as 1 minute up to 20 minutes after motion is detected.
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          Works great to control barn fans
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          This motion sensored device works great!
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          It works really well. But I wanted one that...
          It works really well. But I wanted one that only comes on at night!!!
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          Worked fine no problems....
          Worked fine no problems.
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            Does exactly what I need it to do - I...
            Does exactly what I need it to do - I love the timer settings to fine tune my changing desires.
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                Works well to turn on a lamp when we come...
                Works well to turn on a lamp when we come into the house. Pick up area is wider than I expected, but I was able to tweak things easily.
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                  Motion sensor
                  Works ok. does not sense light during day though. Had a problem getting it to work because it was next to wi-fi extender that keep it on most of the time. Move extender away and nmow works.
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                  Quit working within a week...
                  Quit working within a week
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                  Response from THD-CSMay 25, 2021
                  Thank you Ddw, we appreciate you taking the time to share. We're sorry to hear that you're not satisfied with your purchase. We want to ensure the best possible experience with your purchase, and we would love for you to reach out to us directly so that we can have the opportunity to assist you further. Please, contact us at (610) 336-1330 or CustomerService@amertac.com.
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