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Philips Hue 2.0 BR30 White and Color Ambiance Light Bulb

Single add-on smart bulb for your Hue lighting system

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Overview

Our take on the Philips Hue 2.0 BR30 White and Color Ambiance Light Bulb

You use your phone's voice controls for lots of things these days, so why not have some fun with your smart lighting? The new Philips Hue 2.0 BR30 bulbs are Apple® HomeKit compatible, which means that you can now use Siri to control your Hue lighting system. Use voice commands from your compatible iOS® device to turn lights on and off, or change the colors that your new bulbs display. Your kids will love it.

"Hey Siri, turn on the porch lights!" 

Philips Hue BR30 Gen 2 White and Color Ambiance Single Bulb

Use Siri to turn on your Philips Hue smart lights anytime, anywhere.

You use your phone's voice controls for lots of things these days, so why not have some fun with your smart lighting? The new Philips Hue 2.0 BR30 bulbs are Apple® HomeKit compatible, which means that you can now use Siri to control your Hue lighting system. Use voice commands from your compatible iOS® device to turn lights on and off, or change the colors that your new bulbs display. Your kids will love it.

Easy add-on to your existing Hue system

The BR30 white and color ambiance bulb is an add-on to the Philips Hue 2.0 A19 starter kit. Philips Hue bulbs communicate wirelessly with the system's hub. You'll control your new smart bulbs through the free Philips Hue app (Apple®Android™).

If you don't have a mobile device handy, pick up a Philips Hue Tap wireless remote control. This battery-free remote uses kinetic energy for power and is a super-cool way to use your smart lighting system. 

Paint your room with color

Turning lights on and off remotely is just the beginning. Because the Hue bulbs can display millions of different colors, you can paint your walls with a vivid light show. Sync your lights to music, games, or movies for an immersive, multi-dimensional experience. With a wide range of white light available, use a warmer temperature in the evening for a softer feel in the room.

Have some fun with your smart lighting

With a variety of compatible 3rd-party apps, you can get creative with your Hue lighting system. Enjoy a fireworks display without the loud noise. Have your lights turn blue if it's raining outside, or flash red when your favorite sports team scores. With an endless choice of color and display options, you'll have a blast using it with your family. Here are some other Hue products that will integrate into your smart lighting system.

Product Highlights:

  • uses your existing light fixtures — simply replace the bulbs
  • sync lights with movies and music for immersive experiences
  • schedule lights to come on when you're away
  • set timers, notifications, and alarms
  • choose from 16 million colors to match any mood or event
  • controlled from the Philips Hue app for Apple® and Android™
  • compatible with:
  • approximately 25,000 hours of use for each bulb
  • 376-630 lumen range depending on color temperature
  • 8W max. operation power
  • standard BR30 bulb size
  • lamp size 3-3/4"W x 5-1/4"H
  • input voltage range of 110V-130V
  • compatible with IFTTT (IF This Then That) custom recipes
  • requires Philips Hue wireless bridge (not included)
  • warranty: 2 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • Philips Hue BR30 LED light bulb
  • Operating Instructions

Just get them, you won't be disappointed

Anonymous, Columbia, SC

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Philips Hue 2.0 BR30 White and Color Ambiance Light Bulb Reviews

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Philips Hue 2.0 BR30 White and Color Ambiance Light Bulb

Anonymous from Olathe, KS on 8/3/2017

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I love these bulbs. I like being able to change the shade of white. That way I can get them to match my existing bulbs and just change them out slowly as my normal bulbs burn out. Super easy to set up. Multiple apps let you customize every setting possible. Simple way to add a feature to your "smart home."

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Philips Hue 2.0 BR30 White and Color Ambiance Light Bulb

Anonymous from Columbia, SC on 5/28/2017

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Just get them, you won't be disappointed

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Amazing mind blowing light show,

Bill from Berkeley Springs, WV on 2/14/2017

Wow amazing light show when synchronized to a movie DVD. Check out the light show at the Harrisonburg store. We did and that demo convinced us to buy these lights. Note you will need the Philips Hue White A19 Starter Kit which provides a bridge to your home's WiFi connection. Iy is simple plug and play

Pros: You can program the light to wake you with a gold sun glow and you will have a rainbow of colors available to set any mood

Cons: Each light costs a little bit. but the show is worth the entry fee

Good but pricey

Linda from Broadlands, VA on 12/19/2016

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

We use these in our home theater and they work great and being able to automate them with Logitech and plex and Indigo make for a terrific home theater experience. The only downside is the price.

Pros: Reliable, flexible,

Cons: Pricey

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Features

Overview: This Philips Hue LED white and color ambience bulb can be added to an existing Hue Personal Wireless Lighting system. It is not a standalone item, and must be combined with other Hue products, such as the Starter Kit, which includes the wireless bridge. The free Philips Hue app lets you control the lights wirelessly from your smartphone or tablet. The system lets you set up light schedules, control the lights when you're away from home, and even change the color of the lights to match your mood. Up to 50 Hue products can be added to the system, and controlled by a single bridge.

Note: This bulb is compatible with the Gen 2 Philips Hue Bridge, and works with Apple HomeKit.

Light Bulb: This Hue LED white and color ambience bulb has a BR30 form factor, which can be used in recessed cans with an E26 (standard) screw socket. The bulb is rated at 8 watts (max operation power), 0.5 W max standby power, and has an estimated lifetime of 25,000 hours. It produces 630 lumens at 4000K, 497 lumens at 2700K, 376 lumens at 2000K, and 581 lumens at 6500K. Inside the bulb is a wireless interface that allows you to change the color temperature of the light from cold to warm (2000K to 6500K), and choose from up to 16-million colors.

Note: The bulb is not suitable for use with external dimmers, photo controls, occupancy sensors, or timing devices, and are designed for indoor use only.

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Outfitting the house [ Tim  Oct 18, 2017 ]
to add to my indoor lighting system. Already have the bridge for this . [ vernon  Sep 21, 2017 ]
Great product changing over the whole residence. [ J  Aug 13, 2017 ]
You guy have the best price for the newest generation of these bulbs and free shipping! [ Phillip  May 14, 2017 ]
Cool item that works well [ Ryan  Jan 27, 2017 ]
Lighting for new family entertainment room [ Tracy L.  Dec 19, 2016 ]
Works great to replace traditional can lights do my home theater. [ RICHARD  Oct 14, 2016 ]
I WANT TO USE IT IN MY MEDIA ROOM AND THINK THE FUNCTION TO CHANGE COLORS WILL LOOK GOOD. [ WAYNE  Sep 28, 2016 ]
For my application in basement [ scott  Feb 28, 2016 ]

1 question already asked

This is the 2nd generation light. We don't currently carry the 3rd gen but you might try calling Philips on 800-555-0050 to get direction on where to find them now. My Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=101 [ Paul  Aug 06, 2017 ]  Staff
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