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Gradient Lightstrip and the wall distance: 15 centimetres should be enough A small practical test

A small practical test

There is one question I have been asked repeatedly in the last four weeks since the launch of the Philips Hue Play Gradient Lightstrip: What is the minimum distance between the TV and the wall to make the lighting effect stand out? Today, before I draw a comprehensive conclusion on the Gradient Lightstrip this weekend, I would like to answer this specific question.

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How to mount the Philips Hue Play Gradient Lightstrip on your TV A detailed video for you

A detailed video for you

Still not sure how the new Philips Hue Play Gradient Lightstrip is mounted on the back of the TV? You need some impressions of how the light strip fits exactly on the three sides of the TV before you make your purchase decision? Then I have the right video for you today.

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In direct comparison: Hue Go, Hue Bloom and Hue Iris Which mood light is your favourite?

Which mood light is your favourite?

After the Hue Go was updated last year and the second generation provides numerous improvements, this spring it was the turn of the Hue Bloom. And the third mood light in the bunch will soon be available in a new generation, even in a limited edition. We are of course talking about the Hue Iris, which was presented just last week.

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All the answers about the new Philips Hue Play Gradient Lightstrip You must watch out for these details

You must watch out for these details

Ambilight for everyone? That’s one way or another you could describe the new Philips Hue Play Gradient Lightstrip. The light strip is intended to be mounted behind the TV and can display several colours at the same time to create a real ambilight feeling in combination with Hue Entertainment – no matter which TV you use.

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Lutron Aurora fits on the mounting plate of the Hue Smart Button Only minor adjustments necessary

Only minor adjustments necessary

Unlike the Friends of Hue switches known in Europe, the Lutron Aurora offers a completely different design. Not without reason, because it was developed for American light switches and can be easily plugged onto them. This prevents the classic light switch from being operated – and at the same time provides a smart control.

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The new 100 Watt outdoor power supply: How many lamps are possible? Comparison with the basic 40 Watt power supply

Comparison with the basic 40 Watt power supply

For more than two years now, Philips Hue has been offering its low voltage system for outdoor use. Starting with Lily and Calla, there is now a whole range of products that can be connected together. The Philips Hue Outdoor LightStrip or the brighter Lily XL are very popular, too. Up to now there was only one outdoor power supply with a maximum output of 40 watts, at least that is what Philips Hue says.

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Video-Guide: Philips Hue and IFTTT explained Create simple automations

Create simple automations

The makers at Senic regularly provide us with practical tutorial videos. We would like to take up the two newest videos. The focus is on the IFTTT service, with which you can create automations. The first video shows how you can make your Hue lamps blink, for example if there your Uber is waiting in front of your door.

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Video-Guide: The Hue Labs formulas “Cooking Timer” and “Colorloop Try it yourself

Try it yourself

The German manufacturer Senic offers a practical Friends of Hue switch and provides us and you with practical tutorial videos. We would like to take a look at the two newest videos. Hue Labs: Cooking Timer In the Hue Labs section you will find the “Cooking Timer”. In the settings you can define a timer and set how and which lamp should blink when it expires.

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Advisor: Switch light on and off with a button on the Friends of Hue switch Feature explained in video

Feature explained in video

Together with our colleagues from Senic we already explained how to use a fifth and sixth button on a Friends of Hue switch in a video two weeks ago. Today, there is another video guide – and again the focus is set on Senic’s Friends of Hue switch and the iConnectHue app.

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