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Lab3D uses Sunricher module for own light switches Small preview of new accessories

Small preview of new accessories

I have already reported several times about the Sunricher module, which is equipped with a battery and can be used in the Hue app just like a normal Friends of Hue switch. Since no kinetic energy has to be generated, the switch is much quieter when pressed. However, the frame and rocker, which Sunricher supplies as standard, are not really of good quality.

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Philips Hue lamps not to receive Thread support Only the bridge will be connected to the standard

Only the bridge will be connected to the standard

Around the announcement of the new products to be launched in the coming months, there was a particularly large amount of commentary on one topic in particular: Thread support. The new standard, which is backed by Apple, Amazon and Google, among others, is intended to make our smart homes even better in the coming years.

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My thoughts on the Philips Hue Wall Switch Module Here's how the new release came together

Here's how the new release came together

On Thursday, Philips Hue introduced the new wall switch module. An announcement I was very excited about – and not just since a few days. After all, I have been following the development of the module for some time now, even though I have never been able to hold it in my hands myself.

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The most important answers about the new Philips Hue Wall Switch Module Making every light switch smart is easy

Making every light switch smart is easy

Until now, there has been one big enemy of smart lighting: The classic light switch. A problem we all know. Because if the power supply of the Philips Hue lamps is disconnected via the light switch, control via the Hue app is no longer possible, routines do not work and voice assistants also no longer have a chance.

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New outdoor light bar is called Philips Hue Amarant and costs 150 euros Multiple wallwashers can be easily connected

Multiple wallwashers can be easily connected

The first information has already leaked out briefly in the past few weeks, but now we can officially announce it. In addition to the new Philips Hue wall switch module, the manufacturer has also presented the new Philips Hue Amarant outdoor lighting today. It is a wallwasher that expands the low-voltage portfolio of Philips Hue.

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Philips Hue Wall Switch Module solves the light switch problem Official in-wall switch unveiled

Official in-wall switch unveiled

More than eight years after the launch of Philips Hue, there is finally a solution to probably the biggest problem of the system. With the new Philips Hue Wall Switch Module, all classic light switches can be integrated into the system. The in-wall switch presented today is to be launched on the market in a few weeks at what I consider a fair price.

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Hue Play Lightbar has received Bluetooth as a silent update Changeover soon to be complete

Changeover soon to be complete

About one and a half years ago, Philips Hue started to equip its light sources with Bluetooth in addition to ZigBee. Most recently, numerous products were equipped with the additional wireless connection last summer, including the popular Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus. Another product, however, still seems to be waiting for an update: the Philips Hue Play Lightbar.

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Why the Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus doesn’t work with old extensions New feature creates an issue

New feature creates an issue

It’s been half a year since the new Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus with Bluetooth support hit the market. Apart from the additional wireless technology and the ability to reconnect cut-off parts with a connector, nothing significant has changed. But there is one problem: The new Lightstrip Plus cannot be connected with old extensions and the old Lightstrip Plus without Bluetooth is not compatible with the new extensions.

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Samotech SM315 and SM317 review: Perfect for old floor lamps and stylish filament lamps Install switches and dimmers directly in the cable

Install switches and dimmers directly in the cable

The British manufacturer Samotech is known for its sometimes very clever solutions, among other things it has made a name for itself in this country with its switch covers. With the Samotech SM315 and SM317, I briefly introduced two new products to you before Christmas, now I could try them out myself.

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New Philips Hue dimming switch will work slightly differently than its predecessor New possibilities thanks to different button assignment

New possibilities thanks to different button assignment

At the beginning of the week I already told you that there will soon be a second generation of the Philips Hue dimming switch. As I could now find out, Signify has not only slightly changed the design of the switch, but also adapted the way it works. I’ll tell you exactly what that will look like in this article.

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