Turn your everyday lighting into something special with the Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 Starter Kit. More than just illumination, Hue lights can help you set the right mood to suit the situation or make it seem like your home's occupied when everyone's away. With Hue, you can choose soft light for a romantic dinner or bright and cheery tones when hosting a gathering. Or, turn lights on or off from another room or across town. Limited only by your imagination, Hue light bulbs can generate up to 16 million colors, and they can be controlled via a Wi-Fi connection and an app on your smartphone or tablet.
Installation is a snap
Philips Hue Lights couldn't be easier to install. Just pick the lights or lamps you want to work with Hue and screw in the wireless bulbs. The bridge simply plugs into your wireless router. It can control up to 50 bulbs at a time. Download the Philips Hue app, and you're ready to set the perfect mood or control your lights remotely.
A gentler awakening and brighter day
Light influences our mood, behavior, alertness and routines. Use Philips Hue to ease your sleeping routine and wake up gently. As your day progresses, Philips Hue can help you to energize, concentrate, read and relax. Customize your daily routines into moments you can enjoy. Set the mood. Change the ambiance.
Paint with light
Fill your world with fabulous color to enhance your mood or brighten your day. Use Hue to reproduce the colors you love best by recreating those found in your personal photos. First, open the Hue app. Then, pull up your pictures and use them to create lighting scenes in your home. Just tap on a color in one of the photos and the amazing Hue light bulbs will mimic it.
Save your scenes
Use the app to save your lighting scenes as you create them, then group them together to make new and interesting color and light combinations all within one room. When you need just the right setting in a pinch, call up a Light Recipe. Choose from Relax, Energize, Concentrate and Reading.
Sync and Enjoy
Whether it's time to unwind with your favorite movie or use your playlist to rejuvenate your spirit, your Hue lights can enhance the experience. Sync your lights with music and movies. Design lighting scenarios to give your gaming a unique feel. Extend your TV viewing experience to the whole room or see how light reacts to your music.
Worry-free control, at home and away
Control your lights from across the room or across town. Use the app's schedule function to set lights to come on at a pre-determined time or turn off gradually in the evening. Make it seem like you're home when you're not or just for convenience. When away, use the app to check if you mistakenly left lights on, or have them turn on for your arrival home.
Apple HomeKit compatible
Hue Lights are also Apple HomeKit compatible, making it easy to use your voice to light your home and more. To get started, pair your Philips Hue white and color ambiance starter kit with Apple HomeKit technology. Once paired, you can ask Siri® to turn on or dim your lights, recall presets without touching a single button and even link your lights to other Apple HomeKit enabled devices, via third party apps.
Each Hue bulb lasts up to 15,000 hours, or about 13.7 years based on typical usage of three hours per day.
This kit has what you need to get started with Hue.
Works with Nest
To bump your Philips Hue experience up to the next level, sync up with the Nest® Learning Thermostat. Together, these two products will provide you with the ultimate in home comfort and energy savings.
Examples of Hue light recipes that incorporate Nest include:
•Turn the lights off along with the heat when you leave the house
•Set your hue lights to glow red to warn you that the furnace may be overheating.
•Use a pre-set to dim the lights while you turn up the heat for winter movie night.
There are so many possibilities and multiple ways to ensure your comfort and convenience, while saving energy, as you come and go.
Learn more about Nest.
What's In the Box
Three Hue light bulbs, Wireless bridge, Power adapter, Two-meter Ethernet network cable and Quick start guide.
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