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Re: Streetlights

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Posted by Kip Crawford on December 3, 1999 19:04:09 UTC

Here is a trick I do and not ashamed of it either. Almost all street lights are photo-sensitive. When light (sunrise) is brighter the sensor will shut off the light. Sun goes down the opposite. Get a good flashlight and figure a way to shine on the light head. There is a sensor usually on the top. Once the light hits it, the streetlamp goes off. Once you take it off, in a few minutes it will come back on. I do this to the one near my house on occasion. If I am not taking pictures, I will use my camera tripod and tape the flashlight on it and shine it on the lamp. Works everytime. If you have alot of them, that may pose a problem. Give it a try.

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