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This is how the Hue Smart Button can slow down the system The Hue Smart Button is a handy little switch for Philips Hue. However, there are a few details to consider.

The Hue Smart Button is a handy little switch for Philips Hue. However, there are a few details to consider.

I already explained a few days ago what a small inconspicuous switch can do: as soon as the Smart Button is coupled with a Hue Bridge, some third-party products from Innr, for example the popular Smart Plug SP 120, will fail. But that’s by far not all – as the following comment from Hueblog reader Peter shows: “I don’t have any Innr products in use, but I notice that after the integration of six Hue Buttons the whole Hue system becomes very unstable.

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Show your Hue: Smart Button integrated in Gira push button Yesterday, Hueblog reader Christoph provided me with an exciting Philips Hue Smart Button project.

Yesterday, Hueblog reader Christoph provided me with an exciting Philips Hue Smart Button project.

I’m always amazed at my blog readers’ creativity. Christoph has now sent me a pretty exciting project, which of course I don’t want to withhold from you. He has installed the Hue Smart Button in a regular push button from Gira. These materials are needed Philips Hue Smart Button push buttons, for example from Gira single conductor cable soldering iron & tools Christoph explains in the following instructions how the installation of the Smart Button works.

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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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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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Set timer: Switch lamps on or off after a certain time How do you actually set a timer for your Philips Hue lamps? In this guide we will explain.

How do you actually set a timer for your Philips Hue lamps? In this guide we will explain.

The light should switch off automatically after exactly one hour? You want to receive a visual reminder in seven minutes? All this is no problem for the smart lighting system with the latest updates from Philips Hue. In addition to the official Hue app, we once again recommend iConnectHue because it offers respective settings.

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1st to 4th generation: these are the differences of Hue lamps & sets You don't quite understand what it is about the different generations of Hue products? It's easy to explain.

You don't quite understand what it is about the different generations of Hue products? It's easy to explain.

Philips Hue products have been around for about five years now, and of course a lot has happened during that time. The best known example is certainly the Bridge, although here the difference between the first and second generation can be seen very quickly: the first generation Bridge is circular, the second generation square and has a blue illuminated ring.

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