Woot today launched a new sale on Philips Hue smart lighting products, including the brand's smart hub, LightStrip+ Extension, various starter kits and bulb sets, and more.
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Prices start at $14.76 for the LightStrip+ Extension, which works as a way to expand the length of an existing Philips Hue LightStrip. This accessory typically sells for around $25.
Other standalone products on sale include the Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance Smart Bulb at $32.79, and the Hue Smart Hub at $33.59. We've rounded up the rest of the refurbished Hue accessories on sale below:
- White Ambiance 4-Bulb Starter Kit - $71.99
- White Ambiance Bulb 4-pack - $55.99
- White A19 LED Bulbs 4-pack - $36.99
- White Ambiance A19 Bulb 2-pack - $23.99
- Color Ambiance Smart Bulb - $31.50
All of the Hue products on sale today have been tested and certified to look and work like new, and also include all relevant accessories and at least a 90 day warranty. Woot does note that some devices may ship in generic packaging. Head to Woot to shop the full sale.
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My main interactions are with the switch by the front door. Normally my exterior lights are motion activated. If I tap the switch it turns them on and overrides the motion control. If I double tap it up it sets mood lighting of blues and greens and turns on the garden lights. If I tap it down it resets everything to their normal settings. The outside lights also change color for certain holidays (purple/orange for Halloween, red/green for Christmas, yellow/green for the first day of spring, etc.).
I also have a button I press when I go to bed. This sets the bedtime mode, all motion timers are set to 30 seconds and light levels are set to 1% when a light triggers. This way you can get up at night and have light without being blinded.
The switches also allow for overrides and familiar user interfaces. Take the bathroom for example, the light will come on when you approach the doorway. It will turn off about 30 seconds after you leave. Works great but a guest won't know that at first. So they can push the on switch but it really won't do anything. They can also push the off switch when they leave and it will immediately turn off the light even though they don't need to. All of the switches throughout the house are a familiar paddle style. Shortly the exhaust fan will be automated as well. It will trigger based on humidity and if somebody turns it on manually it will turn itself off after a while.
At first it seemed a bit silly but I gave it a try. Now it is just amazing. My house reacts to me but I can still override it with the switches. Things just flow and it anticipates my needs.
Sure it isn't for everybody but it can be so much more than using your phone to manually turn a light on and off.
then i found out the bulbs SCREAM at 30,000Hz, which was making my puppy insane.
I went back to incandescent lighting and he immediately became a completely different, calm normal puppy.