Safety and PPE Items are Available

Order Now

Sensor Switch CMR 9 Programming - PartsXP

sensor switch cmr 9 programming

The CMR 9 is an economical solution to provide automatic lighting control where a wall switch replacement sensor is not suitable. With an integrated line switching relay, the CMR 9 is perfect for applications where locating a power back is difficult like retrofitting rooms with concrete or inaccessible ceilings. However, this CMR 9 series sensor is recommended for rooms with obstructions. Here, you can check the Sensor Switch 9 programming instructions.

Sensor Switch CMR 9 Programming Instructions

The CMR series Standard range 360 degrees occupancy sensor built with Passive Infrared detection technology. This sensor offers amazing sensitivity to small motions and excellent payback. You can easily change the time, on mode, photocontrol, and more settings through the Sensor Switch VLP application with optional flash programming. You have to know few things before starting programming.

Enter a programming function by pressing the button number of times until you get the desired function number. You can refer to these numbers in the owner's manual or below.

LED flashing back the current setting of the selected function. For changing the tine, you have to proceed with the below step before the LED flash back sequence repeats three times. If you want to exit the current function or to change a different function, you have to wait for the sequence to repeat 3 times, then return to the first step.

Press button the number of times as indicated in the specific function's detailed table for the new required setting. LED flashes back the new setting three times before exiting as confirmation of setting change.

Low cost on all Sensor Switch Spare Parts Order Now !

Programming Functions

Occupancy Time Delay

This is the time for the sensor need to keep the lights on and at full bright after it last detects occupancy. Here is the function list for the occupancy time delay.

  1. 30 sec
  2. 5 min
  3. 5 min
  4. 5 min
  5. 10 min
  6. 5 min
  7. 15 min
  8. 5 min
  9. 20 min

Dim to Off Time Delay

This is function indicates an extended length of time after the occupancy time delay has expired that your sensor will first reduce lighting to the low dimming range setting before turning completely off.

  1. 30 sec
  2. 5 min
  3. 5 min
  4. 5 min
  5. 10 min
  6. 5 min
  7. 15 min
  8. 5 min
  9. 20 min
  10. 0 sec
  11. Infinite

100 Hour Burn-In/ Auto-Set Point/ Test Mode

Test Mode - This mode is to disable minimum on time and set the occupancy time delay to 30 seconds. Also, shortens all photocell transition and dimming rates. Test mode will expire after 10 minutes or if function 4 is set back to normal.

10 Hours Burn-In 

It overrides relay on and/ or dimming output to full bright. It is typically for lamp seasoning.

Auto Set-Point 

Its photocell calibration procedure is used to detect optimum lighting control levels.

  1. Normal
  2. Run 100 hr Burn-In
  3. Run 100 hr then Auto-Set Point
  4. Run Auto Set Point
  5. Blink back Set-point
  6. Test mode

Ten's Digit of Set-Point

Target level that is to be maintained by the CMR 9 sensor in foot candles.

  1. 10 fc
  2. 20 fc
  3. 30 fc
  4. 40 fc
  5. 50 fc
  6. 100 fc
  7. 200 fc
  8. Disable
  9. 0 fc

One's Digit of Set Point

The one's digit of the target light level that is to be maintained by the device in foot candles.

  1. 1 fc
  2. 2 fc
  3. 3 fc
  4. 4 fc
  5. 5 fc
  6. 6 fc
  7. 7 fc
  8. 8 fc
  9. 9 fc
  10. 0 fc

Sunlight Discount Factor

This is the value used for improving the tracking accuracy of photocall during the high daylight time. Decreasing the value will lower the light's controlled level.

  1. x/1
  2. x/2
  3. x/3
  4. x/4
  5. x/5
  6. x/6
  7. x/7
  8. x/8
  9. x/9
  10. x/10

Incremental Set-Point Adjustment

This setting alters the target light level that is to be maintained by the device.

  1. Decrease 1 fc
  2. Increase 1 fc

Minimum ON Time

The time needed for lamps to be ON in order to avoid all short cycling that shortens the life of the lamp. If occupancy time delay expires prior to the minimum on-time being satisfied, the lamps will remain on until time has been met.

  1. 0 min
  2. 15 min
  3. 30 min
  4. 45 min
  5. 60 min

Photocell Mode

It indicates a photocell sensor's method of operation. In this, one mode enables your sensor to turn the lights both on and off. Another mode only inhibits the lights from turning on. For dimming sensors, photocell mode determines whether lighting will switch completely off or stop at the full dim level.

P Option

1 Full ON/ OFF Ctrl   2. Inhibit Only Ctrl

ADC Option

1. Normal     2. Dim Only (No OFF)

Dual Technology

Microphonics - It is the second method of occupancy detection that allows the sensor to hear occupants.

  1. Normal
  2. OFF
  3. Medium
  4. Low

Lamp Information

Lampmaximixer+ (Enable or Disable) 

This is an advanced operating mode where occupancy time delay adjustments are made automatically every two weeks.

Total Switches 

This the current cunt of the number of OFF to ON cycles since your CMR 9 installation. Or, since manually reset.

Total Run Time

The present elapsed time a controlled lamp has been.

Reset Lampmaximixer 

It is a method of clearing the historical occupancy of sensor information. For example, if a sensor is physically moved, only new information will influence the results of Lampmaximixer+.

  1. Enable LampMaximizer+
  2. Disable LampMaximizer+
  3. Total switches/ 1000 4
  4. Total time On (khrs) 4
  5. Reset total switch and total time On statistics
  6. Reset LampMaximizer+ value

High Quality Sensor Switch Spare Parts at Low Price Order Now !

Dimming Range (High Trim)

The maximum output level of a sensor with a dimming output.

  1. Off
  2. 1 Volt
  3. 2 Volts
  4. 3 Volts
  5. 4 Volts
  6. 5 Volts
  7. 6 volts
  8. 7 Volts
  9. 8 Volts
  10. 9 Volts
  11. 10 Volts

Dimming Range (Low Trim)

The minimum output level of a sensor with a dimming output.

  1. OFF
  2. 1 Volt
  3. 2 Volts
  4. 3 Volts
  5. 4 Volts
  6. 5 Volts
  7. 6 volts
  8. 7 Volts
  9. 8 Volts
  10. 9 Volts
  11. 10 Volts

Final Words

For more information on Sensor Switch programming instructions, additional advanced settings such as resetting the device, you can contact the company's technical support team. If you want to purchase new Sensor Switch products, get them from PartsXP.

About the Author

partsxp logo authorHaritha

Haritha is a Content Writer at PartsXP. She has a great understanding of today's marketing strategies that yield strong results and always happy to create valuable content & share her thoughts.

She was good at writing content for E-Commerce websites related to Electrical Parts, Appliance Parts, Food Service Parts, HVAC Parts, etc.

You can see some her contributions at,,