Philips Hue 2m Light strip starter kit £49.99 @ Argos
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Philips Hue 2m Light strip starter kit £49.99 @ Argos

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Found 2nd Dec
Philips Hue lightstrip 2m starter kit ....Just got mine from Currys at 59.99 😓 even better if you have any of the vouchers

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Biggunspaul49 m ago

Why would you buy something then come on here and ask what it's good for ? …Why would you buy something then come on here and ask what it's good for ? Bit of a strange way to go about things if you ask me.


Excuse me, I’ve got two Sony Tvs, three Samsung soundbars, two Xbox one S’s and 12 months ps live subscription from this site. I still have no idea what good any of them are, but I know I’ve bagged a bargain somewhere
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They are £49.99 on Amazon at the mo..

It's been this price on amazon for the last week.

If you’ve got a load of Nectar points too you’re laughing.

What are these actually good for?

I got this from Amazon.es for £52 the other week and it includes the 1m extension kit. No idea what I'm going to use it for... Probably will end up in the bay
Edited by: "maxamus007" 2nd Dec

Same price at Maplin and get a voucher aswell I think.

h3llo_fr1end33 m ago

If you’ve got a load of Nectar points too you’re laughing.


How? Each 500 points is worth £2.50? Isn’t it?

towills6 m ago

How? Each 500 points is worth £2.50? Isn’t it?


Yeah but still, I travel a lot for work, as do others, I soon rack up a decent amount of Nectar points, I got £25 off my Echo with them.

maxamus00758 m ago

What are these actually good for?I got this from Amazon.es for £52 the …What are these actually good for?I got this from Amazon.es for £52 the other week and it includes the 1m extension kit. No idea what I'm going to use it for... Probably will end up in the bay


Why would you buy something then come on here and ask what it's good for ?

Bit of a strange way to go about things if you ask me.
Edited by: "Biggunspaul" 2nd Dec

They look food but have no idea ehat they are for. Can you get it to sync with your ambilight Philips tv?

maxamus0071 h, 3 m ago

What are these actually good for?I got this from Amazon.es for £52 the …What are these actually good for?I got this from Amazon.es for £52 the other week and it includes the 1m extension kit. No idea what I'm going to use it for... Probably will end up in the bay


I've got 5m to use as under counter lights around our kitchen cupboards and link them to a motion sensor so when we go in there at night were not fumbling for a light switch. The motIon sensor also monitors light levels to only turn them on when its dark.

We also plan to add a light strip behind our corner sofa, this is more of a aesthetic thing rather than functional for some cinema style lighting

Riot13 m ago

I've got 5m to use as under counter lights around our kitchen cupboards …I've got 5m to use as under counter lights around our kitchen cupboards and link them to a motion sensor so when we go in there at night were not fumbling for a light switch. The motIon sensor also monitors light levels to only turn them on when its dark.We also plan to add a light strip behind our corner sofa, this is more of a aesthetic thing rather than functional for some cinema style lighting


The motion sensor is able to turn lights on automatically when it gets dark? Or do you have to tell it sunrise and sunset times?

maxamus00723 m ago

The motion sensor is able to turn lights on automatically when it gets …The motion sensor is able to turn lights on automatically when it gets dark? Or do you have to tell it sunrise and sunset times?


Yes both options available.

Yeah all fully configurable to suit your requirements

Think I'll get some sensors and put them around the house and do away with physical switches

BargainBros47 m ago

They look food but have no idea ehat they are for. Can you get it to sync …They look food but have no idea ehat they are for. Can you get it to sync with your ambilight Philips tv?


You can but you'd need a Philips Hue Hub I think

Biggunspaul49 m ago

Why would you buy something then come on here and ask what it's good for ? …Why would you buy something then come on here and ask what it's good for ? Bit of a strange way to go about things if you ask me.


Excuse me, I’ve got two Sony Tvs, three Samsung soundbars, two Xbox one S’s and 12 months ps live subscription from this site. I still have no idea what good any of them are, but I know I’ve bagged a bargain somewhere

Riot11 h, 13 m ago

I've got 5m to use as under counter lights around our kitchen cupboards …I've got 5m to use as under counter lights around our kitchen cupboards and link them to a motion sensor so when we go in there at night were not fumbling for a light switch. The motIon sensor also monitors light levels to only turn them on when its dark.We also plan to add a light strip behind our corner sofa, this is more of a aesthetic thing rather than functional for some cinema style lighting


Yeah I have the same setup. Also it includes a temperature sensor.
Edited by: "ashman33" 2nd Dec

ashman3313 m ago

Yeah I have the same setup. Also it includes a tempesensor.


The temp sensor is great, I just don’t get why it’s a feature but isn’t available in the official Hue App. You need a 3rd party app like iConnectHue.

maxamus0072 h, 5 m ago

What are these actually good for?I got this from Amazon.es for £52 the …What are these actually good for?I got this from Amazon.es for £52 the other week and it includes the 1m extension kit. No idea what I'm going to use it for... Probably will end up in the bay


32631596-MOKU5.jpgGot the same deal too used for bias lighting for my tv

h3llo_fr1end13 m ago

The temp sensor is great, I just don’t get why it’s a feature but isn’t ava …The temp sensor is great, I just don’t get why it’s a feature but isn’t available in the official Hue App. You need a 3rd party app like iConnectHue.


Can you run triggers off it ? I see it gives a reading in Apple HomeKit. I played about with the API and it is trival to get the temperature data. I may try sending temp databack to a web database.
Edited by: "ashman33" 2nd Dec

NickyZadok13 m ago

[Image] Got the same deal too used for bias lighting for my tv


Is that the Spurs game?

h3llo_fr1end11 h, 20 m ago

The temp sensor is great, I just don’t get why it’s a feature but isn’t ava …The temp sensor is great, I just don’t get why it’s a feature but isn’t available in the official Hue App. You need a 3rd party app like iConnectHue.


Can I ask which sensor are you using... Smartthing?

stainless7721 m ago

Can I ask which sensor are you using... Smartthing?


No the Philips Hue Motion Sensor, they pick up the temperature in iConnectHue but not in the Hue App. Must be in development or something.

h3llo_fr1end6 h, 27 m ago

No the Philips Hue Motion Sensor, they pick up the temperature in …No the Philips Hue Motion Sensor, they pick up the temperature in iConnectHue but not in the Hue App. Must be in development or something.


If you are an Apple user it shows up in HomeKit as well.

NickyZadok18 h, 23 m ago

[Image] Got the same deal too used for bias lighting for my tv


Hey there, this is exactly what I'm aiming for, what size is the TV and guessing you just stick this on the back? Was it difficult to hide the cables?

Thanks!

SkippyDoo2 h, 42 m ago

Hey there, this is exactly what I'm aiming for, what size is the TV and …Hey there, this is exactly what I'm aiming for, what size is the TV and guessing you just stick this on the back? Was it difficult to hide the cables?Thanks!


It's a 65" you'll need a light strip and two extensions. A 55" would be a light strip and one extension.

Very simple to run cables in the wall, loads of YouTube videos with instructions

NickyZadok5 m ago

It's a 65" you'll need a light strip and two extensions. A 55" would be a …It's a 65" you'll need a light strip and two extensions. A 55" would be a light strip and one extension.Very simple to run cables in the wall, loads of YouTube videos with instructions


32637281-FiveU.jpgThe rear looks like this

h3llo_fr1end2nd Dec

Yeah but still, I travel a lot for work, as do others, I soon rack up a …Yeah but still, I travel a lot for work, as do others, I soon rack up a decent amount of Nectar points, I got £25 off my Echo with them.

That's actually a very poor use of nectar points and personally I see them as basically cash so to me what you've said is "if you have lots of money, you're laughing"
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