Letting one light turn on others


#1

Hi would it be possible to let one light trigger other lights ?

For instance Ikea motion sensor activates ceiling lights.
These ceiling lights activate a smart plug ?


#2

Sure, just make a flow.
When ceiling lights turn on, then power on plug.


#3

Thanks for the swift reply.


#4

Why not just use the “Motion -> Light on” flow to switch the plug as well?


#5

I dont have a Homey yet but sounds great!

Still having to convincing the wife hahaha


#6

Haha, good luck with that!


#7

Possible as well of course, but since he explicitly asked to activate with the ceiling lights…
Might have been for a specific reason :slight_smile:

But since ger010 doesn’t have a Homey yet, I guess not :wink:


#8

I had been thinking of possible reasons before I posed the question, but couldn’t think of any reason. :smiley:

Could you think of any use case?


#9

Sure, maybe sometimes the ceiling lights are being turned on in another way than the motion sensor
(motion only during the night, during the day a switch is used to manually turn on the ceiling lights)
The power plug wouldn’t be powered on then :slight_smile:


#10

Thanks, that’s useful! :+1:
But with a motion sensor already turning the light on there’s no need for that (or the motion sensor isn’t hooked up to Homey, then it would be the way to go).


#11

HI all,

in the kitchen we have an Ikea system running.
I checked but Homey does not support the sensor yet.
Therefore I was thinking about letting the lights trigger
the light under the kitchen cupboards.