I changed them out today and the instructions were fair but not as good as they should be. I went ahead and made a drawing of the PIR lens showing the top and bottom better versus the wording in the instructions. I have emailed Moultrie numerous times, but have gotten no responce. What can I use to replace the lens… A passive infrared sensor (PIR sensor) is an electronic sensor that measures infrared (IR) light radiating from objects in its field of view. \$\endgroup\$ – tomnexus Aug 21 '15 at 9:26 \$\begingroup\$ How about radar? PIR sensors detect general movement, but do not give information on who or what moved. This video looks at the problems and success I had using a eBay sourced low cost Chinese made Exterior Lighting Motion Sensor The topic ‘Help: PIR spares and repair – curved lens or whole sensor’ is closed to new replies. Anyone know of any problems with that fix? While our lenses are mostly used for security and lighting applications they have numerous other area sensing applications for products such as fan control, door activation, temperature measurement and If you look closer, you’ll see that the “dome” is build out of little segments – each being a small plastic Fresnel Lens. Fixed the broken LED glass with a quick Plexiglass cut. The lens of a camera, or the lens of a PIR, is the window. The Len's are completed broken up and shredded. Infrared Optics Polymer Optics Ltd is a leading supplier of Passive Infra-Red (PIR) lenses and PIR lens design services to the security and lighting control industries. You want to make sure that you are not just … I have 2 Pro 2 cameras (That still work) and both have the PIR lens destroyed by a woodpecker. Feel free to cut and paste them into your instructions. Small leaves or twigs should not produce many false triggers based on how the camera operates. Thanks a whole lot. Issue 134. 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