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HDMI Sync Box should now support up to 120 hertz One restriction remains, however

One restriction remains, however

At the beginning of the month, Philips Hue announced it, and now, according to official statements on various social media platforms, the time has come. Although there is still nothing to be read in the release notes, which are never updated very quickly – it should, however, be possible to use the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box with a refresh rate of 120 hertz with the latest firmware update.

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This is what the Ambiance Gradient Lightstrip looks like inside Can be shortened every 12.5 centimetres

Can be shortened every 12.5 centimetres

The new Philips Hue Ambiance Gradient Lightstrip has really inspired me personally, even though it is anything but cheap with a price of almost 150 euros for 2 metres. Regardless of whether you focus on the functionality, the workmanship or the technology – the new release is an enormous improvement in all respects compared to the Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus, which will, however, still be available.

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How the new Ambiance Gradient Light Strip is placed in the entertainment area Currently still problems with the sync

Currently still problems with the sync

In the past few days, I have received a lot of questions about the Philips Hue Ambiance Gradient Lightstrip. Everything revolved around whether the new lightstrip can also be mounted on the underside of the TV to extend the “Ambilight” to four sides in combination with the Hue Play HDMI Sync Box and the Hue Play Gradient Lightstrip.

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Ambiance Gradient Lightstrip: Review of the Philips Hue innovation No comparison to the previous light strip

No comparison to the previous light strip

After I already took a look at the new big Philips Hue Gradient Signe for you yesterday, today we continue with the next new release. I reviewed the new Philips Hue Ambiance Gradient Lightstrip for you. It is the first real light strip from Philips Hue that can display multiple colours at the same time – if we forget about the Play Gradient Lightstrip for the TV.

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Trying out the new Philips Hue Gradient Signe floor lamp Even more colours on the wall

Even more colours on the wall

After I was able to announce yesterday that Philips Hue has activated the new gradient functionality in its app, I can now finally introduce you to the first new product that can create a colour gradient: The Philips Hue Gradient Signe floor lamp. I was allowed to try out the black model for you, a white version is also available as an alternative.

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Philips Hue unlocks Gradient function without update Try it out now with the Play Gradient Lightstrip

Try it out now with the Play Gradient Lightstrip

I’ve already given you a lot of information about the new gradient function, now I can announce that it’s a done deal: It seems that Philips Hue has started to activate the new gradient function last night for all users with app version 4.4. A further update is not necessary, the activation takes place “over-the-air”.

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Brighter Philips Hue bulbs: How big is the difference? 800 versus 1100 lumens

800 versus 1100 lumens

Last week, Philips Hue introduced its new products, including brighter bulbs. The special feature of the new E27 bulbs: they can shine with up to 1,100 lumens instead of 800 lumens as before, but still have the same form factor. Moreover, they are offered at the same price, the recommended retail price for one of the new bright bulbs is 59.99 euros, the double pack is available for 99.99 euros.

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Philips Hue E14 Filament: The totally overpriced new release What was the manufacturer thinking?

What was the manufacturer thinking?

Finally, finally, Philips Hue has launched an E14 bulb in filament design, two years after the first E27 bulbs with the classic look came onto the market. So far, the new E14 candle bulb is only available as Philips Hue White Filament and costs 29.95 euros or 49.95 euros in a double pack.

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Xamento and Centura: A look at two new recessed spots Philips Hue directly in the ceiling

Philips Hue directly in the ceiling

If you took a closer look at the new releases that Philips Hue presented a week ago, you might have already discovered them: There are two new recessed spots that are actually not that new. The White and Color Ambiance recessed spot Centura is now also available in a black design and with the Philips Hue Xamento there is even a completely new name.

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This is how many colours the new Gradient products from Philips Hue can display Differences between Entertainment and Ambiance

Differences between Entertainment and Ambiance

At the weekend, I already told you how you will be able to control the new Gradient products in the Hue app. However, one question is still unanswered: How many colours exactly will you be able to set for the new products? That’s exactly what I want to explain to you today.

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