What’s important to look for in Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 60W Equivalent LED Smart Bulb Starter Kit?
California sku Choose from 16 million colors and shades of white to turn your everyday Lighting into an extraordinary experience Voice control control your Philips hue lights with your voice using Alexa Lifetime 25000 hours Easily expand your Lighting system with accessories sold separately
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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 Leader in Smart Lighting.* What is smart lighting you may ask It means absolute, 100 control of your home s lighting through your smartphone, tablet, Hue wireless dimmer switches and motion sensors or even with your voice Philips Hue using the Hue Hub provides whole home Smart Lighting coverage, including outdoor spaces, without adding a Wi-Fi extender or clogging up your Wi-Fi signal up to 50 light points on one single Hub . Fill your home with Hue smart Lightstrips, table lamps, chandelier, recessed-can lights and more. Extend your smart light control outdoors requires the Hue Hub with Hue Outdoor smart spot lights, smart pathway lights and smart wall lights. Philips Hue is the only smart lighting product with Energy Star certification and its smart light bulbs last 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 bulbs are wireless connected to the Philips Hue Smart Hub for the optimal, voice-enabled smart home experience The Hue Hub is sold separately or included in all Philips Hue starter kits, and uses a technology called Zigbee. Thanks to this technology one bulb can transmit a signal 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 a single 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 reviewsPhilips Hue addiction
I m now Philips Hue addicted. Don t buy these unless you plan on buying more. Great lights that I use with my Google Home Mini and Google Assistant. Tons of apps and support for IFTTT make these very versatile and fun.