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Unboxed and installed: The Philips Hue Aurelle LED panel Since yesterday the LED panels of the new Philips Hue Aurelle series are officially available.

Since yesterday the LED panels of the new Philips Hue Aurelle series are officially available.

I have already installed the new Philips Hue Aurelle and would like to inform about my experiences. How difficult is the installation? What needs to be considered? In this article you get a detailed impression. It all starts without any spectacular insights. The LED panel is packed in a cardboard box and is simply pushed out sideways.

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New light series: Philips Hue Play will not only inspire gamers Just in time for Gamescom, which starts this week, Philips Hue has introduced a new product: Hue Play.

Just in time for Gamescom, which starts this week, Philips Hue has introduced a new product: Hue Play.

When Philips Hue invited me to the Gamescom in Cologne a few weeks ago, I was already expecting a new product releases. I was already well informed about the Hue Entertainment partnership with Razor, so that couldn’t have been the reason. One day before Gamescom starts, the cat is out of the bag.

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Entry level questions explained: Range and radiation of Philips Hue Today I would like to deal with two questions that have been asked several times. They deal with ZigBee’s protocol - which Philips Hue also relies on.

Today I would like to deal with two questions that have been asked several times. They deal with ZigBee’s protocol - which Philips Hue also relies on.

At the end of this month, Philips Hue’s new outdoor collection will be launched. This might probably be the reason for many of you to take a look at Philips Hue’s operating distance. This topic has been an issue ever since, for example in large single-family homes that extend over several floors.

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Show your Hue: This is how the LightStrip is perfectly mounted behind your TV You can do a lot with the Philips Hue LightStrip. Hueblog reader Beat mounted the light strip behind his Samsung TV.

You can do a lot with the Philips Hue LightStrip. Hueblog reader Beat mounted the light strip behind his Samsung TV.

Even if this is not a real replacement for Ambilight, this idea should be more than interesting for many users. After all, a television, possibly still mounted directly on the wall with a bracket, is perfect for indirect wall lighting. And what could be more suitable than a Philips Hue LightStrip Plus?

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How to: Connect Philips LivingColors remote control to Hue How exactly can the LivingColors remote control be connected to Hue? We will explain.

How exactly can the LivingColors remote control be connected to Hue? We will explain.

The LivingColors Iris is a great smart product and often available at a low price. In this article I’ve already explained how to integrate the lamp into Hue. However, the included remote control loses its functionality when doing so. To prevent the remote control from becoming completely useless, you can train it again.

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Philips Hue Go: Use the “cosy candlelight” lighting effect with other lamps How can the "cosy candlelight" scene known from the Philips Hue Go be used with other lamps? We will show you.

How can the "cosy candlelight" scene known from the Philips Hue Go be used with other lamps? We will show you.

The Philips Hue Go is a great mood light. The name “Hue Go” is no accident, because the light has a rechargeable battery and can be used on the go – in the park, in the garden, on the beach etc. On the back of the Hue Go is a button which allows for switching between five predefined light effects while on the move.

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Formula: Stop Philips Hue motion detector from interfering with manually switched scenes The Philips Hue motion detector is a fine thing. But there are moments when it should remain inactive.

The Philips Hue motion detector is a fine thing. But there are moments when it should remain inactive.

In my opinion, the Philips Hue motion detector makes a lot of sense, especially in passageways. Instead of switching the light on and off again shortly afterwards, you simply let it do it automatically. But there are also many users who have installed the motion detector in their living room, dining room or kitchen.

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For Apple users: This is how the HomeKit control unit works This small guide is intended for Apple users who use HomeKit. I would like to explain what the HomeKit control centre is and how it works.

This small guide is intended for Apple users who use HomeKit. I would like to explain what the HomeKit control centre is and how it works.

I myself like using HomeKit very much – and there are quite a few accessories that are supported by HomeKit. Philipe Hue of course, LIFX, Elgato products and many more. These devices can be bundled and controlled in the Home app. But if you want to access the devices remotely, you will have to set up a so-called control center.

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Even more light: combine Philips LivingColors with Hue How do you connect old LivingColors with Hue? We'll explain advantages and downsides.

How do you connect old LivingColors with Hue? We'll explain advantages and downsides.

In this little guide, I would like to explain how to connect Philips LivingColors with Hue. I also have two of these lovely lamps at home and managed to pair them with my Hue Bridge for usage in several scenes. However, I have now replaced them with two Hue Go because their connection to the Hue world is much better.

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Reset Philips Hue lamps quickly with the dimmer switch What can you do if lamps do not react? We have a small guide for you.

What can you do if lamps do not react? We have a small guide for you.

A few months ago I had serious problems with my Hue system. I decided to do a complete reset after I was not able to register any new lights on the bridge. After that, unfortunately, nothing worked anymore. I was only able to control my lamps by light switch – if available.

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