Philips Hue White Ambiance A19 Starter Kit

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Philips Hue White Ambiance A19 Starter Kit

$129.99

Wake up and go to sleep naturally

Wake up and go to sleep naturally

Philips Hue will help get you out of bed the way you like it, helping you start your day feeling refreshed. The light brightness increases gradually mimicking the effect of sunrise and helps you wake up naturally, instead of being woken up by the loud sound of an alarm clock. Start your day, the right way. In the evening, the relaxing warm white light helps you to unwind, relax and prepare your body for a good night’s sleep.

Brighten up your days

Brighten up your days

Light influences our mood, behavior, alertness and routines. Philips Hue White Ambiance helps you to feel better and allows you to customize your daily routines into moments you can enjoy. Feel the difference.

Relax

Relax

Put your feet up and relax with the soft glow of white light for the perfect end of the day. Relaxing white light can help you to unwind in the evening and sleep better at night.

Concentrate

Concentrate

Stay focused with finely tuned bright white light. It can help you get things done quickly and efficiently without distractions, whether you're studying for an exam, working from home, or choosing the perfect outfit to look your best.

Feel energized

Feel energized

Skip your morning coffee and get ready for the day with cool, bright white daylight that helps to energize your body and mind. Perfect for those moments when your batteries are running low and you need a kickstart.

Reading

Reading

Get lost in your favorite book for hours on end with Philips Hue. It provides you with the right white light for a perfect read.

Create your ambiance

Create your ambiance

Set the right ambiance for any moment and decorate your home with warm to cool white light. Enjoy different styles throughout the year, no matter if it's the crisp white light reminding you of a spring breeze, the warm white light of a summer sun, or the ice cool daylight of winter.

Control via your smart device

Control via your smart device

Connect your Philips Hue lights with the bridge and start discovering the endless possibilities of the system. Control your lights from your smartphone or tablet via the Philips Hue app, or add switches to your system to activate your lights. Set timers, notifications, alarms, and more for the full Philips Hue experience.

Hue dimmer switch included

Hue dimmer switch included

Control your Philips Hue lights without using your smartphone or tablet. With the included wireless switch, you can turn your lights on/off, switch between 4 preset light settings and dim to the right brightness. Via the Philips Hue app, you can configure the switch and add your favorite Philips Hue light scenes via the Philips Hue app. Installation is quick, simple and hassle-free. Just attach the switch anywhere you want using screws or the adhesive tape on the back plate.

Connects to your wearables

Connects to your wearables

Connect Philips Hue to your wearables and unlock features that help your daily life. Philips Hue already connects with Apple Watch, Android wear, Pebble, and various popular fitness trackers through IFTTT such as Fitbit and Jawbone. This allows you to turn on the lights automatically when you start to wake up, or when you've reached your sleep goal for the night.

Light schedules for home automation

Light schedules for home automation

Philips Hue can make it seem like you're home when you're not, using the schedule function in the Philips Hue app. Set the lights to come on at a pre-set times, so the lights are on when you arrive home. You can even set rooms to light up at different times.

Away-from-home control

Away-from-home control

You can control your lights remotely wherever you are. Check if you have forgotten to switch your lights off before you left your home, and switch them on if you are working late.

Comfort dimming

Comfort dimming

Experience guaranteed smooth dimming with Philips Hue. Not too bright. Not too dark. Just right. No need for special wiring, or installation by an electrician.

Apple HomeKit compatible

Apple HomeKit compatible

The Philips Hue White Ambiance starter kit is compatible with Apple HomeKit technology. Ask Siri to turn on or dim your lights or recall presets without touching a single button. Via third party apps, you can even link your lights to other Apple HomeKit enabled devices.

Works with Nest

Works with Nest

Philips Hue works with Nest to make your home more comfortable and more responsive to you and your habits. Connect your Philips Hue lights to your Nest Cam, Nest Learning Thermostat and Nest Protect. When Nest knows you’re leaving, your Philips Hue lights will automatically switch off gently. While you are away, we’ll make it seem like you are at home by switching your lights on and off to mimic your presence. It’s all about giving you peace of mind. Learn more at meethue.com/nest.

Apps we like

Apps we like

Curious to find out what other amazing things you can do with Hue? Hue-loving developers and fans from across the world have come up with great ideas and apps. Some of these third party apps help your daily routines. Give it a try and see what they can do for you. Sunn for Philips Hue: helps improve sleep at night and alertness during the day by keeping your body clock (circadian rhythm), in sync with nature. Sunrise and Sunset for Hue: transform your Philips Hue lights into your own personal Sun Sleep Cycle alarm clock: analyzes your sleep and wakes you in the lightest sleep phase Sleep as Android: Smart alarm clock with sleep cycle tracking. Wakes you gently in optimal moment for pleasant mornings.

Follow these
4 easy steps

1 Power your light sources

If you have a starter kit, screw the bulbs into your existing light fittings and turn on your wall light switches. For other Philips Hue lights, such as Philips Hue lightstrip plus, you only have to plug them in and power them. Simple.

2 Set up your bridge

Plug in your bridge and it will automatically power up. Connect it to your Wi-Fi router using the network cable provided. Wait for the three lights to come on and you are good to go.

3 Download the Philips Hue app and connect to your bridge

Download the app in the App Store or Google Play Store. Connect to the bridge. Find your lights. And there you have it, you've got Philips Hue.


Philips Hue app
4 Play around and experience light in ways you had never imagined

Now that your system is up and running, it's time to get familiar with the possibilities of Philips Hue. Explore the functions of the Philips Hue app or download and try some third party apps and discover new ways to play with light. And when you're ready, you can expand your system to enjoy Philips Hue even more.

  • Smart control

    Control your lights, your way

  • Away-from-home control

    Control your lights from anywhere

  • Light Schedules

    Program your lights for easy home automation

  • Comfort Dimming

    Smooth wireless dimming

  • Create your Ambience

    Create a comfortable ambience from warm sunlight to cool day light

  • Wake-up

    Program your lights for easy home automation

  • Wellbeing

    Feel better with natural light that helps you to energize, concentrate, read and relax.

Specifications
Philips Hue White Ambiance A19 Starter Kit

White Ambiance A19 - Gen 2 bulb
E26 single contact medium
Screw base fitting 10W
A19 form factor
25,000 Hrs lifetime
<2 sec start up from AC power
<0.5 sec start up from standby
Software upgradable
110V-130V
2.4inch*4.3 inch
White Ambiance A19 - Gen 2 Lumen Output
800 lm @ 4000K
400 lm @ 2200K
570 lm @ 2700K
480 lm @ 6500K
80 lm/W luminous efficacy @4000K
>80 CRI from 2000–4000K
White Ambiance A19 - Gen 2 Light Output
Functional white light
>50 thousands shade of white, from warm to cold color temperatures
Dimming only via Hue compatible devices down to 1%
Beam angle –160° ± 20°
The bridge
Max 50 lights per bridge and 12 Philips Hue accessories per bridge
Power consumption:300mA typ
Zigbee Light link protocol 1.0 certified
Frequency band 2400–2483.5 MHz
Dimensions: 3.5 inch * 3.5 inch * 1 inch
Desktop or wall mounted
Software upgradable
Power supply
100–240 V AC / 50–60Hz
Output voltage: 5 V DC 2A
Standby power: 1.5W Max
Environmental
Operational temperature: 32°F – 104°F
Operational humidity: 0% < H < 90%
(non condensing)
Dimmer Switch - Gen 2
Connect up to 12 Philips Hue dimmer switches to your Hue Bridge
CR2450 battery included
Battery lifetime minimal 3 years
Wireless protocol: Zigbee Light Link (ZLL), IEEE 802.15.4
Frequency band: 2.4GHz (2400 – 2483.5 MHz)
Signal range: At least 39.3 ft, depending on local circumstances
Weight remote: 1.3 oz
Weight remote including wall plate: 2.4 oz
Dimensions wall plate: H:4.5in W:2.76in D:0.55 inch
Remote size: H:3.6in W:1.38 in D:0.43 inch
50.000 click lifetime
Software upgradable when connected to the Philips Hue bridge
Environmental
Temperature (operation): 23 - 104°F
Relative humidity: 5...95% non-condensing
Guarantee
2 years

Power output

100–240 V AC / 50–60Hz

Output voltage: 5 V DC 600mA

Standby power: 0.1 W max

What's supported

iOS 8.0 and upwards on iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5S, 6, 6 Plus

For Apple HomeKit compatibility only iOS 9.0

iPad 2, 3rd and 4th generation

iPad Air 1, 2

iPad Mini 1, 2, 3

iPod touch 5th generation

Guarantee

2 years

Environmental

Operational temperature: -5°C – 45°C

Operational humidity: 5% < H < 95%

(non condensing)

Also tested on

Android 2.3 and upwards on:

Galaxy S2, S3, S4, S5

Google Nexus 5, Motorola Nexus 6, Google Nexus 7

Note, Note 2, Note 3, Note 4

OnePlus One

HTC One

Sony Xperia Z3

Bulbs

Philips Hue White Ambiance A19 Single Bulb

Add to your Philips Hue system and enjoy warm to cool white light for any moment of your day. Choose from shades of white light to help you feel refreshed in the morning, concentrate while working from home, unwind at night and so much more.

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$29.99

Philips Hue white and color ambiance extension bulbs

Include a Philips Hue white and color ambiance bulb in your Philips Hue system and experience high quality white and colored light that offers you endless possibilities.

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Lightstrips

Philips Hue Lightstrip - Gen 1

Add to your Philips Hue system and create an immersive experience under bars or cabinets and behind entertainment systems. Lightstrip Plus gives the ultimate flexibility to shape, bend, cut and extend for the application of your choice.

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$69.99

Lamps

Philips Hue Phoenix

Set the right ambiance for any moment. Philips Hue phoenix produces a beautiful range of white light that can be changed from warm to cool white, and it can be brightened and dimmed.

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Philips Hue Go

Add to your Philips Hue system and transform your home with high quality white and colored light. The Go is wireless, portable and rechargeable, up to 3 hours. Control through the Hue system or via the on-product button.

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$79.99

Controls

Philips Hue Dimmer Switch

Customize your Philips Hue system and enjoy smooth wireless dimming. Use as a normal wall switch or as a remote control for your comfort. Place anywhere in your home using the included screws or adhesive tape on the back of the plate.

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$24.99

FAQ

How do I get the Hue dimmer switch to work which is included in the Hue White Ambiance starter kit?

Make sure that the Hue lamps and Hue Bridge are powered and that the battery lit is removed from the dimmer switch and you are good to go.

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Why does the scene cycling always restart from the beginning?

When no button is pressed for a while, the scene cycling starts with the first scene. This way you can always use the same amount of presses to get the same scene.

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How can I activate scene cycling?

By updating the app Philips Hue Gen 2 to Philips Hue app 2.1 you automatically have access to this new feature. Go to the settings menu and select “Switch setup”. If you are adding a new dimmer switch, tap on the + icon and follow onscreen instructions. If you already have a dimmer switch, tap on the dimmer switch icon and select the scenes you want to use and press “Save” to activate this feature.

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Why can I control a maximum of 2 rooms which my Hue dimmer switch?

To ensure fast response of your lighting system, a maximum of 2 rooms can be selected.

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