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[Home Assistant] Motion sensor in combination with Adaptive Lightning

I have some lights in my garden which are turned on in the night and are controlled by the Adaptive Lighting component, to automatically adjust brightness and color during the night. But if someone comes home late and this is detected by a motion sensor, I wanted to increase the brightness of all the lights in the garden for a short time.

Increasing the brightness was easy, as it can be done by using the light.turn_on service. However, it took me a few minutes to figure out how to reactivate adaptive lighting on these lights when motion is no longer detected. But it’s actually super simple (and it’s directly written on the GitHub start page here and here). You just have to deactivate the “manually controlled” flag that got activated by “manually” increasing the brightness. Following an example with a single motion sensor (binary_sensor.haustuer_motion), a lamp (light.haustur_light) and the adaptive lightning switch entity (switch.adaptive_lighting_haustuer).

alias: Motion sensor front door
description: "Increase brightness for three minutes when motion is detected"
  - platform: state
      - binary_sensor.haustuer_motion
    to: "on"
  - condition: state
    entity_id: sun.sun
    state: below_horizon
  - service: light.turn_on
      transition: 3
      brightness_pct: 70
      entity_id: light.haustur_light
  - wait_for_trigger:
      - platform: state
          - binary_sensor.haustuer_motion
        to: "off"
          hours: 0
          minutes: 3
          seconds: 0
      hours: 0
      minutes: 0
      seconds: 0
      milliseconds: 0
  - service: adaptive_lighting.set_manual_control
      manual_control: false
      entity_id: switch.adaptive_lighting_haustuer
        - light.haustur_light
mode: single