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ZigBee power strip from Lidl is not compatible with the Hue Bridge This product from Silvercrest could have been very interesting

This product from Silvercrest could have been very interesting

As you may have seen in the leaflet of your supermarket, Lidl is now selling smart lighting products. Thanks to the ZigBee wireless standard, these should also be able to be connected to the Hue Bridge without any problems, but especially with one of the most interesting products this does not seem to work: The USB power strip from Silvercrest did not want to couple with my Philips Hue Bridge despite all efforts.

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Tint Smart Power Strip: Multiple power outlet with ZigBee support launched Two permanent and two switchable sockets

Two permanent and two switchable sockets

Already in February, when Müller-Licht published its new Tint catalogue for the current year, the German manufacturer’s socket strip was shown for the first time. But it took some time until the market launch, now it should be soon: The new product is already listed on Amazon and can be pre-ordered.

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Philips Hue Flourish review: Colored pendant luminaire with 3,000 lumens Thats how it looks like above my dining table

Thats how it looks like above my dining table

I already announced it last week, now I can show you the result: Since yesterday the Philips Hue Flourish is floating above my dining table. Today I would like to share with you my first experiences around the installation and of course the first impression after the installation. But first let’s have a look at the previous state.

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Philips Hue Iris Limited Edition: All four colours at a glance Which version is your favourite?

Which version is your favourite?

Philips Hue introduced a limited edition of its mood light Iris in early September. So far I have only been able to show you the silver Limited Edition, apart from the new, slightly revised Iris in black and white. That is exactly what I would like to change today.

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New Hue teardrop bulb will soon be available as White Ambiance Already available in Japan

Already available in Japan

Just two months ago, Philips Hue unveiled its smallest lamp to date: The Hue E14 Luster. The teardrop-shaped bulb is perfect for compact table lamps that are often found on desks or bedside tables. But it is precisely here that the new release reveals its biggest weakness: as a Hue White model, it offers only a fixed colour temperature.

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Innr RSL 115: Small update for Recessed Spot Lights The extra flat recessed swivel spot lights

The extra flat recessed swivel spot lights

For some time now, Innr has had a set of recessed spot lights in its portfolio. Equipped with an LED driver and a ZigBee controller, up to five extra flat recessed spotlights could be installed, which were equipped with a white LED. The RSL 110 model is now retiring, it is replaced by the Innr RSL 115.

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Smart lighting: Nanoleaf Shapes Hexagons are getting triangular siblings Shapes Triangles and Mini Triangles officially introduced

Shapes Triangles and Mini Triangles officially introduced

Here in the blog I love to talk about Philips Hue, of course, but there are some lighting ideas that are difficult to realize with ZigBee. The LED panels from Nanoleaf, which have been with me for several years now, are definitely one of them. Starting with the Nanoleaf Aurora, which is now called Nanoleaf Light Panels, to the square Nanoleaf Canvas and the Nanoleaf Shapes Hexagons, which were launched in summer 2020.

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Hue Iris Limited Edition unpacked: A great gift idea with a twist Availability is a problem again

Availability is a problem again

After pre-orders were already possible in the past weeks, another new Hue product has been launched this week: The Philips Hue Iris including the Limited Edition. Limited is definitely the right keyword here, because the four special colours are currently anything but easy to get. Anyway, the limited special edition of the mood light is only sold at selected retailers.

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My review: Philips Hue Play Gradient Lightstrip The new light strip for the TV screen

The new light strip for the TV screen

Since I first came into contact with an Ambilight TV in 2010, I wouldn’t want to be without the technology. Unfortunately, true Ambilight is only available on Philips TVs – but with the Gradient Lightstrip, Philips Hue now has its own retrofit solution in its portfolio. In this review I would like to tell you about my experiences with the Philips Hue Play Gradient Lightstrip.

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These new Nanoleaf products will be announced on October 15 Triangles and Mini Triangles make new combinations possible

Triangles and Mini Triangles make new combinations possible

A “Nanoleaf Live Event” has been announced on the manufacturer’s website for a few days now, and is scheduled to take place on October 15. There they want to unveil new products – but that’s exactly what we can do right now. In the social network Reddit, the new products have already made an early appearance.

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