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Member Since 30/05/2019
Last Seen 22/07/2021
Location Sydney

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Not a stupid question. There is absolutely no reason for Bluetooth if you've already got the Hue hub. Bluetooth seems to have been added...
13/07/2021 - 13:47
Yes, they appear in the Hue app, under Light setup. The manufacturer is shown in the app as '3A Smart Home DE' (Hue products' manufacturer...
30/05/2021 - 06:49
If it's just something you want to switch on and off, yes it can (unless there is some Xiaomi block I'm not aware off). I got some zigbee...
29/05/2021 - 22:32
The Ambiance light bulbs are usually about $50 each (adjustable colour temperatue - the $30 bulbs are fixed warm white) Only thing to note...
07/04/2021 - 12:26
Thank you for your research!
05/03/2021 - 10:29
You never know what your dashcam may prove useful for. After a few strange incidents, I got a dashcam. Strange incidents included my car...
04/02/2021 - 21:15
The Hue outdoor strip has no adhesion, it is attached with little clips that are screwed on. I will say the outdoor strips are pretty...
15/01/2021 - 05:23
Up to 33% off Philips Hue - Outdoor Lightstrip 5m $200, White LED Fuzo Black Pedestal $64.99 & More @ Amazon AU
Includes Philips Hue Outdoor Lightstrip, 5 Metre Length $200 41% off...
07/12/2020 - 01:25
It's IFTTT that has removed the free access, any system that uses IFTTT has been hit with the subscription. :(
24/09/2020 - 10:11
Prime Day might be happening early October. Hue have been HEAVILY discounted on Prime Day in the past. If there is no urgent reason to get...
18/09/2020 - 08:44
The 'White' bulbs are a very warm white light that can only be dimmed, they're quite noticeably yellow-orange. The non-bluetooth models are...
18/09/2020 - 08:34
The Base units (this single one and the 2 pack) come with the power pack with 3 ports. OR you can use this as an extension and have a spare...
19/08/2020 - 20:07
Philips Hue Single Play Bar Base Kit $89.25 Delivered @ Amazon AU
Part of an up to 30% off deal https://www.amazon.com.au/deal/e0b92d45/ though nothing else is that dramatic with all the Hue prices...
19/08/2020 - 13:36
The power supply used with these is the same as with the Hue Lily (currently $135 on Amazon). Philips Hue even suggest mixing the Lily...
29/07/2020 - 16:23
The kit contains the Hub V2 so it is compatible with Google. The hub that doesn't work with Google is the round V1 hub, they haven't been...
28/06/2020 - 11:46
The bulbs are released in Australia. The kits don't seem to have arrived yet. The new Bluetooth white bulbs are the 'sultan' shape like the...
28/06/2020 - 11:43
The bulbs Amazon are selling are the new models with Bluetooth, so they are here. The starter kits (bulbs plus hub and sometimes switch)...
22/06/2020 - 09:23
New Hue lights (available overseas) also work with Bluetooth, which is possibly why they're clearing these out. You still need the hub for...
25/09/2019 - 08:28
I got some Omo, though pretty much same price as Coles/Woolies on special. It certainly wasn't an exciting bargain.
16/07/2019 - 12:59
Yes, common sale is around $20.
16/07/2019 - 12:54
That's a good price for the motion sensor, $40 is the common sale price.
16/07/2019 - 12:53
No, the starter kits only have the Edison screw bulbs.
15/07/2019 - 06:27
In the last week Philips have announced Bluetooth support for bulbs (and probably the strips?), no hub required unless you want to do fancy...
02/07/2019 - 16:02
The starter kits only come in the screw fittings, but you can get individual bulbs with bayonet fittings. You can often find spare hubs on...
02/07/2019 - 15:45
You can have one Philips Hue bulb controlled with one Philips Hue dimmer switch without a hub. You can reset the dimmer using the reset...
02/07/2019 - 15:37
I had that last week and was told it was a stock issue at the store I'd selected for Click & Collect. It worked for a different store,...
15/06/2019 - 16:37
Actually, you can use it without the bridge, BUT it seems to only allow one accessory attached to a bulb, so you can't have a dimmer and...
11/06/2019 - 08:23
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30/05/2019 - 10:37