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Philips Hue dimmer switch showing a red (error) light

How To Fix The Red Light On A Philips Hue Dimmer Switch

The Philips Hue dimmer switch is great: it acts as a physical remote, allowing you to seamlessly control your smart bulbs (turning them on/off, changing their brightness, and changing between…

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My Philips Hue E14 White Ambiance bulb inside a table lamp, with weird flickering and noise issues.

Do Philips Hue Bulbs Burn Out? (How Hot Do They Get?)

How do you illuminate your home?  Incandescent bulbs are too wasteful, giving off so much energy in the form of heat. Plus, since they burn out relatively quickly, you need…

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My Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus with the Hue Colorloop lab running

How Philips Hue Lights Can Change Color Automatically

I remember the first time I experimented with a smart RGB (color) bulb. One of the first things I did was use my app to set my room to green:…

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A table lamp with Philips Hue E14 candle bulb, dimmed to 1% brightness

How To Dim Philips Hue Lights Without A Dimmer Switch

With everyone spending a little extra time at home these days, many people have started exploring smart lighting products like Philips Hue, to add a little extra atmosphere to their…

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My Philips Hue motion sensor in its box

Philips Hue Motion Sensor Battery Guide: All You Need To Know

The Philips Hue Motion sensor is a really useful tool because it’ll quickly turn on your lights when it detects someone approaching. However if the battery has any issues, your…

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Philips Hue motion sensor inside its box (marketing image)

When Philips Hue’s Motion Sensors Don’t Work: How To Fix!

Whether you’ve just setup your Philips Hue motion sensor and it’s not working as expected, or perhaps it’s worked for years but it’s now acting up, the issue is usually…

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Diagram showing best Philips Hue motion sensor placement to avoid pets

Best Location For Philips Hue Motion Sensor (Range & Angle Is Important!)

The Philips Hue indoor motion sensor is quite a useful device: when it detects motion, it allows you to automatically turn your lights on to pre-set colors and brightness levels,…

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My Philips Hue motion sensor in its box

Philips Hue’s Motion Sensor With Pets: Is It Pet Friendly?

Picture the scene: you arrive home after a long day’s work, and as you walk through the front door, your Hue Lightstrips automatically illuminate – as do your hallway Hue…

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The boxes for the Philips Hue B22 Starter Kit and the Philips Hue White Ambiance E14 bulbs, both of which say "ZigBee Certified product" on their side.

The Difference Between Philips Hue White & White Ambiance

I’ll openly admit that when I first started looking into smart lighting, I got confused by all the different terms. Should I buy WiFi or ZigBee bulbs? Do I want…

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A recently installed Philips Hue v2 bridge which is setup in my loft.

Does Philips Hue Work Okay Without Working WiFi/Internet?

Philips Hue’s range of smart bulbs is set apart from many other smart bulbs because Hue requires a separate Hub (also called a Bridge), and the bulbs communicate over something…

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