Detection behind CT's

A couple weeks ago I added CT’s.
One on my pool pump circuit.
The 2nd on the circuit with my T8 shop lights, led outdoor motion lights, a couple led flood lights and garage door opener.

I put the CT on that circuit as we have a habit of leaving the shop lights on and after 9 months they were still not detected. Yesterday they were (go figure). So now they are being double counted.

If they are being detected independently (from the CT), I’m thinking could put the CT on another circuit as I’m not too concerned about the low power LED lights or opener. If were to merge them, I can’t unmerge them, but now they are being double counted.
Did the CT help with the detection and am I right in thinking they should still be detected if I removed the CT? What would you do?

I don’t have DCM but I believe you treat the detection like a smart plug. Under the DCM, Go to “what’s plugged into this?” You can check off the newly detected light.

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Dedicated CT’s do not directly impact Sense’s ability to find the device through native machine learning (although we’ve heard a few stories like yours that would indicate otherwise, but we believe this is more of a coincidence :slight_smile: ).

My recommendation would be to check the accuracy (over a week or so) of the new detection from Sense - if it gives you the visibility into your shop lights that you want, then I would personally keep that detection and move the sensors to another dedicated circuit.

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Could be related to my recent reset too. Just odd that it happened so quick after adding the clamps. Whatever the reason I certainly can’t complain about a new detection. Not really concerned about the wattage of the lights more so the on/off detection which seems to be pretty accurate so far from what I can tell. Haven’t had a chance to move the CT yet to see if that has any effect.

Thinking ahead, no need to monitor the pool circuit 7+ months of the year here in NY. What would be the best/recommended way to swap circuits 2x a year? Simply renaming the CT seems the easiest way, providing neither circuit develops native detection.

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As long as you don’t care about the historical data being inaccurate (measuring two separate devices), this approach should work for you.

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