How to Install the IPV02/IPV05/IPS02/IPS05/IPS06 Universal Occupancy/Vacancy Sensor
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How to Install the IPV02/IPV05/IPS02/IPS05/IPS06 Universal Occupancy/Vacancy Sensor

In this video we will demonstrate how to install
the Leviton IPV02 and IPV05 Vacancy Sensors and IPS02, IPS05, and IPS06 Occupancy Sensors. Please be certain to follow all wiring instructions
and diagrams provided with these products. If you are unsure about any part of the instructions
or if you are not comfortable or familiar with working with electrical wiring, contact
an electrician. When installing and terminating these Leviton
devices, have the following tools on hand: a flathead screwdriver,
a Phillips head screwdriver, a mini flathead screw driver,
electrician’s pliers, a wire stripper,
electrical tape, and a handheld voltage tester. This installation takes approximately 15 minutes. The process shown follows general guidelines. Local codes take precedence. Be sure to turn the power off at the circuit
breaker and use a voltage tester to ensure that the
power is completely OFF. Now we need to identify the “Hot” wire. To do this, turn the circuit breaker back
on. Carefully use the voltage tester to test each
wire. The “hot” wire will be indicated by the
tester. Once identified, turn off the circuit breaker
to shut power and test to ensure that the power is off. Use a small piece of electrical tape to label
the “hot” wire. These devices offer the option of either wrapping
leads around the terminal screws or using an external back wire clamp. We’re going to demonstrate back wiring. Note: A neutral is not required for this installation. In this example, in the wallbox there is one
black wire which is the “Hot”, a bare copper wire which is the ground and a black wire which is the load wire. Keep in mind, the color of the wires can vary,
the hot wire may be black or red. The ground wire could be green or bare copper. If you are unsure, contact an electrician. Next, you need to be sure that the wires are
prepared for installation: Start by making sure the wires are straight
and stripped according to the strip gauge located on the back of the device. To wire Connect the Load wallbox wire to terminal
screw marked “RD” Connect the Line Hot wallbox wire to the terminal
screw marked “BK” Connect the Green or bare copper wire in the
wallbox to the Green terminal screw. The device is now terminated. Position all wires to provide room in the
outlet wall box for the device. Ensure that the word “TOP” is facing up
on the device. Partially screw in the mounting screws in
the wall box mounting holes. We will now test the device prior to mounting
in the wallbox. First, we will adjust time out and light sensitivity
levels: Remove the face cover of the sensor to expose
the adjustment dials Set the time selection dial counterclockwise
to the zero position, which equals 30 seconds for a quick time out during testing Set the light level dial full clockwise. Note that at higher sensitivity the lights
will turn ON in lighter conditions such a sun-filled room. If you reduce the sensitivity the sensor will
not turn ON when there is significant ambient light. Vacancy sensors are manual ON so sensitivity
does not apply. Place the face cover back on the sensor. Restore power at circuit breaker or fuse. For IPS02, IPS05 and IPS06 lights will automatically
turn on after power is applied. For IPV02 and IPV05, press and release push
pad to turn the lights ON. Leave the room or field of view to allow the
sensor to time out and shut off the lights due to the absence of motion. Within 30 seconds of the lights timing out
step back in to the room or the field of view of the sensor and the lights should turn back
on automatically. If the lights do not turn back on automatically
when you step back into the room (IPS02, IPS05 and IPS06 only) increase the sensitivity of
the sensor. If lights do not turn ON, refer to the troubleshooting
section of the instructions. Turn power off at the circuit breaker. Tighten the mounting screws into the wallbox. Attach wallplate. Restore power at the circuit breaker. Your Leviton IPV02 and IPV05 Vacancy Sensors
and IPS02, IPS05, and IPS06 Occupancy Sensors are now ready for use. For more information about the IPV Series
Vacancy Sensors and IPS Series Occupancy Sensors from Leviton, visit


  • wt3 ipop

    Omg, I'm about to return this but I'm wonder why I paid $30 for this and it did not turn on by sensor? So I search on youtube, I found the old model of the old version then the second Leviton video, why don't you set it on 30 second as a default which will save a lot of painful headache for newbies?

  • Carles Ose

    Para ser un vídeo de instalaciones eléctricas está muy bien el concepto general de la conexión del interruptor con sensor, pero esta muy mal el que no hayan utilizado la nomenclatura del código NEC, que rige las correctas conexiones eléctricas refiriéndome al código de colores para el cable que identifican como "hot", "load", "ground" que según el código deberían haber sido cables color "negro", "amarillo", "verde" respectivamente en el mismo orden. Pero claro, es un vídeo Leviton que la intención es vender el producto, y por eso dije que el concepto general quedo bien.

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