What to know before you buy Philips Hue White A19 60W Equivalent Dimmable LED Smart Bulb Starter Kit 2 A19 60W White Bulbs and 1 Hub Compatible
Works with Alexa for voice control hub required and included, Alexa device sold separately . Enhance your home with soft white lighting, controlled remotely wherever you are. Set timers and light schedules, automating your lights to make it seem like someone is home even when you are away. Each kit contains 2 Philips Hue White A19 60W Energy Star Certified LED Smart bulbs able to fit most lamps and overhead lights Philips Hue Bridge that can reliably control up to 50 Hue lights without slowing your WiFi three-year warrantee. To install, simply screw in the smart bulbs into your desired light location, download the Hue mobile app and pair your Hue bridge. Control smart-bulb-equipped lamps and overhead lights via the Philips Hue App. Easily expand your lighting system with accessories sold separately , such as a Hue Dimmer Switch, Hue Tap, or Hue Motion Sensor. Pair it with your other Smart Home devices like Nest or SmartThings system.
What is the advantage of this Philips Hue White A19 60W Equivalent Dimmable LED Smart Bulb Starter Kit 2 A19 60W White Bulbs and 1 Hub Compatible?
With Amazon Echo and the Philips Hue Hub, control your Hue smart lights using your voice.
Use smart lighting throughout your day to transform your home and the way you feel
Set up your Echo to work with Philips Hue.
Take your Smart Light control with you when you travel, edit routines and set timers even when you re away from home
Expand your system with Hue Smart Lights in 16 million colors to accent your home and unleash your creativity. Add up to 50 lights throughout your home on one Hue Hub, no Wi-Fi extender required. Like Hue White smart lights, Hue color lights are Energy Star certified and last up to 22 years.
Do I need a Hue Hub to control my lights with an Echo
With the regular Echo it is necessary to have a Hue Hub in order to control your Hue lights. If you have an EchoPlus device, you will only have access to basic features – on off dim using pre-set scenes.
Can I control Hue lights without a Hue Hub
Yes, you can either add Hue White bulbs to a dimmer switch up to 10 or go for a Hue luminaire that is pre-paired with a Hue dimmer. However, this does not work with Hue color lights.
Does the Hue Hub need to be plugged into a router or can it be used with a Wi-Fi connection only
Yes, for the Hue Hub to work, it necessary for it to be hard-wired into your primary router using the included Ethernet cable.
Do I need internet to control the Hue system
No. You can hard-wire your Hue Hub into a router without internet. However, this means that you will only have access to your Hue system while at home, not remotely. An internet connection is needed to control your lights remotely.
Can I use my Hue lights outside or in the bathroom
We recommend only using Hue Outdoor Smart lights outside and special bathroom luminaires in the bathroom as these are tested for those environments.
ABOUT HUE Philips Hue is the World s Leader in Smart Lighting.* Extend Smart Lighting throughout your home, including outdoor spaces, with the Philips Hue system. What is smart lighting you may ask It means absolute control of your home s lighting through your smartphone, tablet, Hue wireless dimmer switches and sensors or even with your voice. As a bonus, Philips Hue is the only smart lighting product with Energy Star certification and lasts up to 22 years. GOT VOICE Do you already have a favorite Voice or Smart Home assistant With the most options for Voice control, Philips Hue Smart Light bulbs work with any Voice or Smart Home Assistant Works with Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple HomeKit, Microsoft Cortana, IFTTT, Nest, Logitech, SmartThings, Razer, Xfinity . HOW IT WORKS Hue smart light bulbs are wireless connected to the Hue Hub included in Hue Starter Kits, also sold separately using a technology called Zigbee. Thanks to this technology one bulb can transmit the signal also to other bulbs, so you don t need to add a Wi-Fi extender to cover all the rooms in your house or clog up your Wi-Fi network with additional Wi-Fi devices. Add up to 50 light points on one Hue Hub.* According to market share data from leading research bodies in US and Europe these markets represent over 90 of global sales of both Philips Hue and the Smart Lighting industry.
Customer reviewsWAY too expensive
Okay...the reality is, I love these bulbs. The quality is outstanding. There are ample apps to work with them as well. And I ve bought these and I ve bought the Phillips color hue bulbs. So I have quite a few... of each actually.