Securing your home against any kind of intrusion is vital. Surveillance cameras, lockers and alarm systems are some of the most common security systems in use. But did you know about outdoor motion sensor lights? As the name rightfully suggests, it detects motion and turns on. This is especially useful in pitch black scenarios, wherein the burglar or intruder can be brought to light easily. Due to the sudden increase in their popularity, there are quite a few options available in the market today. But thanks to us, we have a list of the best motion sensor lights that you can buy right now.
1) 3 Head LED Security Lights BY Amico – Outdoor Motion Sensor Light Outdoor 40W 3500 Lumens 5000k Waterproof IP65 ETL
The first one on the list is from Amico and it’s a 40W outdoor motion sensor light. It is IP65 waterproof and is ETL/DLC certified. The maximum sensing range for this security lights is 49 feet and it has a 180-degree sensing angle as well. What’s more interesting about these lights are the ease with which the installation can be done and the lightweight. Since it uses LEDs, you cannot replace them, but it comes with a 3-year warranty out of the box. Amico has a pretty good reputation in building good lighting products and this is a great option for anyone looking to buy outdoor security lights with motion sensor. You can buy it here.
2) LEONLITE 2 Head LED Outdoor Security Floodlight Motion Sensor, Newly Designed 3 Lighting Modes, ETL & DLC Listed, 1800lm, Waterproof IP65 for Yard, Deck, Porch, 5-Year Warranty, 5000K Daylight, White
This one looks very similar to a surveillance camera or a webcam. But don’t be mislead by its size. This security light from LEONLITE is IP65 rated and is also ETL and DLC certified. It is rated at just 20W and has a lifespan of 50,000 hours. There is also a 5-year warranty, so you don’t need to worry about it much. There are 2 color variants and also 2 overall variants that come with a 2-head design and a 3-head design. The brightness is comparatively lesser than almost all of the other security lights on the list, but that’s just on paper. In real life, these perform just as good as any of them. You can buy the Leonlite 2 head led sensor here.
3) LEPOWER 3500LM LED Security Lights, 39W Super Bright Outdoor Motion Sensor Light, 6000K, IP65 Waterproof, 3 Adjustable Heads & ETL Certified Motion Activated Flood Light for Entryways, Yard
The next one on our list is from LEPOWER and it looks very similar to the security lights from Amico. Most of the features are also quite similar and it is a great performer overall. It also has got an IP65 rating and a maximum sensing distance of 49 feet. Unlike the Amico security lights, which has longer duration for the three modes, this one has 30s, 60s and 120s as the three modes.
4) LED Security Light 2800LM, 28W Outdoor Motion Sensor Light, 5500K, IP65 Waterproof, Adjustable Head Flood Light for Entryways, Stairs, Yard, and Garage
This is a slightly smaller version of the same security lights from Amico that is first on the list. Instead of a 3-head design, this one has a 2-head design and is comparatively smaller as well. It has a sensitive motion sensor that picks up motion very well and it also has a photocell that allows it to turn on when it gets dark automatically and turn off when it is bright. Just like most of the other security lights on this list, this one too has got an ETL/DLC certification. The maximum sensing range caps at 49 feet and there are three operating modes – 1 minute, 5 minutes and 10 minutes. It has a wide motion sensing angle of 180 degrees and you also get a 5-year full warranty out of the box.
5) LEPOWER 3000LM LED Security Lights, 28W Outdoor Motion Sensor Light, 5500K, IP65 Waterproof Outdoor Flood Light, 2 Adjustable Head Motion Sensor Security Light for Entryways, Stairs, Yard
We have one more from LEPOWER and this one is similar to the other one from them, just that it is meant for a smaller area because of its 2-head design. Installation is straightforward and it can be installed on a round fixture box. The box comes with mounting bolts as well, so you’re good to go right from the start. You don’t need to call an electrician to do the job, but if you’re not very confident about it, you can call them and tell them to walk through the process for you. Even though it is pretty small, it lights up a good area and for its price the construction is top-notch. It is FCC/ETL certified as well.
6) SANSI LED Security Motion Sensor Outdoor Lights, 30W (250W Incandescent Equivalent) 3400lm, 5000K Daylight, Waterproof Flood Light, ETL Listed, White
SANSI is a very popular brand when it comes to motion sensor security lights. This one from them is their initial model that is quite popular among users. It has a maximum sensing range of 50 feet and a maximum sensing angle of 180 degrees. The product is ETL listed and also waterproof, you can be assured about its performance in any weather condition. It is rated at 30W and has a brightness of 3,400 lumens. It is available in both black and white. We personally love the black variant as it looks a lot cooler and will better blend with the surroundings at night. It comes with all the necessary accessories to install the lights and also a 5-year unlimited warranty out of the box.
7) Upgraded SANSI LED Security Motion Sensor Outdoor Lights, 36W (250W Incandescent Equivalent) 3600lm, 5000K Daylight, Dusk to Dawn Waterproof Flood Light, ETL Listed, Black
When we pointed out that the previous SANSI security lights were an earlier model, you would’ve thought what the current model looks like. So, here is the current variant of the SANSI outdoor security lights with motion sensor. In terms of looks, both look almost identical. But the changes are mostly internal. The older model has a brightness of 3,400 lumens whereas this one has a brightness of 3,600 lumens. This is rated at 36W, whereas the older one is rated at 30W. There is one great thing about SANSI motion sensor security lights. They have knobs to adjust everything. This includes the sensor sensitivity, detecting range and the stand by time. You can tweak these settings for the best experience and also save the maximum amount of money on your next electricity bill.
8) Hyperikon LED Motion Sensor Light, 400 Watt (100W), Outdoor Flood Light, 5000k Bright White, IP65 Waterproof Security Light
So far, we’ve seen a lot of motion sensor security lights that range from 30 watts to below 50 watts. But how about one that is a hundred watts. Yes, this outdoor flood light from Hyperikon is rated at 100W and due to the enormous amount of power, it also has a brightness of 10,000 lumens. That is much more than any of the other security lights on this list. It is ETL certified and has a 110-degree beam angle. The package comes with the proper instructions that you can easily follow. But note that the wiring does not follow US color standards, but the instructions cover this clearly anyway.
9) SANSI LED Security Motion Sensor Outdoor Lights, 36W (250W Incandescent Equivalent) 3600lm, 5000K Daylight, Dusk to Dawn IP65 Waterproof Flood Light, ETL Listed, White
3600 lumens at 36 watts of power shows how efficient the SANSI LED motion sensor security lights are. It has ETL certification and comes with a 5 year warranty. SANSI is the only brand that has three products on this list and there is a reason for this. The light has a range of nearly 50 feet and a long lifespan of 50,000 (considering a 3 hour lighting period). The casing of the light is hollow, but very strong. There are some lacklustre products in the market that fail in the long run due to poor heat dissipation. But the SANSI security lights have a patented ceramic heat dissipation technology to stay cool even during long hours of usage. You can buy it here.
With that, we’ve come to the end of our list of the best outdoor motion sensor lights to secure your home. Whether it is to have a party in your backyard or to get enough lighting for better surveillance, these products are sure to do their job well.