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Philips - Hue Play White & Color Ambiance Smart LED Bar Light (2-Pack) - White-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 335 reviews

96%
would recommend to a friend

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Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very entertaining

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    Zaid
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    I’m so happy for having decided to buy this Hue Play lights. They are really nice and added a nicer look to my computer desk. Easy in set up and has great cycling colors. They only part that I didn’t like is when I shut down my PC light stay on until I turn them off from Hue app or and other Apple HomeKit, Google Home, and Amazon Alexa. I hope Philips will release an update that allows light to turn off once PC is off.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    My favorite Hue product!

    Posted
    Kyle
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    I’ve been a little obsessed with Hue lighting ever since I got my first couple of bulbs. These are far and beyond my favorite Hue product. I’m currently using them with my gaming PC setup, and also on shelves in our living room. If you were considering the light strip for anything, I would also consider these because I think they are far better for many situations. If you are on the fence, trust me, get these!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awsome! Makes your TV stand out totally cool

    Posted
    Amh87
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    They are awsome, easy to install and set up. I put mine on the back of the TV and TV stands out along with my other hue lights. They should sell the 3 pack since the 2 pack comes with only 1 charger and option for 3 lights. They are a little bit expensive but well worth it you wont regret it In regards to hue syc, yes u need a laptop/pc to sync color with movie or music.. I hope they soon release the mobile. Version for cell phones so then u can just mirrow the movie or change with music. But yes buy them!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Not great.

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    ahab85
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    I’m a lifelong LIFX fan. Bought this because I wanted something that wasn’t a light strip to go behind my tv. Although it was easy to set up and worked nicely with no issues, it was nowhere near bright enough. I actually couldn’t believe how underwhelming it was. LIFX products can get crazy bright and fill any space you need with light. These barely could fill a few inches of wall space with light. I returned them and will only go with LIFX products from now on

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice Smart Lights to add to your Smart Home

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    RDizzle
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    I bought these lights to add to a house already full of Hue bulbs and lightstrips. These things make a good addition and add a night accent light to your wall. However, for these things to work well they need to be positioned properly. It took me awhile to get a good position for it to both provide a nice accent light, but also keep it kinda hidden so you're not looking directly at the bulbs. The angles that the stands support are pretty much limited to 90/180 degrees. So that's a bummer. But overall decent product to add to your smart home.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great lights

    Posted
    Bella
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    These LEDs have awesome functional uses. You can pair 3 with 1 electrical plug and mount them to the back of your TV or wherever you want. They pair well with both my Alexa devices and Google home. Only complaint would be the ambient lighting connectivity when paired with a TV show. You currently have to stream from your computer to use this feature and cannot use the feature straight from your TV — bummer. Other than that, the product is great

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    It’s not gimmicky!

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    reimontalvo
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    At first, I thought..ok it’s bright and it looks kinda cool but then, I started playing with the app..and set the lights according to what I was listening and to the mood of things going on the screen and it does add to the experience. Get the app, play with it, find your perfect color for the occasion and have lots of fun with it! Geek Squad can quickly turn your listening room into a vibrant and cool looking place!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful lighting

    Posted
    Moonshine4nik
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    My wife and I absolutely love the Phillips Hue Play light bars. I attached one on each side of our 65” TV (via the 3M sticky squares) and it looks great!! We use it with the hue camera app (along with two blooms) when watching movies or when I play video games....so immersive!! Also, it’s been over 6 weeks and so far, no problems whatsoever. I’ll update this entry should that assessment change, but so far, so good. We’re thrilled!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great lights for behind your TV!

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    HuePlayLights
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    I own 10 of these lights (5 pairs, spread amongst 4 rooms). I love them - they have a great color spectrum, they work great with the Hue app and other lights in the Hue line up. Just a fantastic addition to any room. They are a little expensive, but Hue is a premium product in this industry segment. Worth it, and those that buy Hue already know that they need to pay a premium (just like buying Sony, Apple or any other industry leader).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome ambient lighting

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    Scotsman
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    These are great ambient lights. Really helps in a dark room. I have't tried the live option when linking through a PC yet, but all the colors and brightness are perfect. My only issue is you get one adapter with room for three lights, obviously two lights in this package. The single adapter restricts you to placing these lights in one location. It would have been nice to have two adapters, but otherwise great additions to my Hue lights.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for tv/computer backlighting

    Posted
    theSynik1
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    These things work beautifully with a hue light strip behind your television or entertainment center. I prefer them over the light strips in this application because you can manipulate each Play bar differently and can have up to three play bars on one power source at a time so you get more color variation then you would with the light strip alone but when you combine the two you get the best results especially when using hue sync.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love them

    Posted
    Agree2
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    Only at Best BuyCompact design, full light experience. Create a vibrant ambiance with the Hue Play light bar. Choose from 16 million colors to experience different light effects. Lay it on the floor, let it stand on the cabinet, or mount it on the back of the TV and paint your wall with light. Connect it to Hue Bridge for full smart experience. This base kit provides 2 light points and power supply. Hue bridge not included.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for behind TV

    Posted
    Jay4190
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    These are very good for placing behind a tv for ambient light. I had a light strip on my old tv that didn’t work with the way my tv was set up. These work great. Multiple different options to mount the lights and super easy to set up. I have two behind my tv and it’s nice to be able to have two different colors. Not quite as bright as the light strip, but they work perfect for this type of use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing

    Posted
    Geo22
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    These lights are bright or dim whichever you want. The color changes are perfect for any setting. The pre-loaded scenes are great but i also like the fact that you can set your own. The only thing i wish is that you could have a setting that made the lights change to music or a movie without having to download another app. i can't wait to keep changing all my lights out to hue lights.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect upgrade for Hue lights

    Posted
    BobT
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    I got this to add to my ever growing Hue collection. I have added this to my TV which already had a lightstrip. These make the colors even brighter and are really nice when you use the hue sync app to sync the lights to your screen. You can add a third light to the power adapter which I plan to do as they sell the the hue play bars individually. It's a great addition to the collection.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice product for entertainment center

    Posted
    Garrett
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    I have many types of Hue lights, The Play is great for situations where you want to bounce light off of walls or ceilings. I have mine on top of a tall entertainment center and on top of book cases. I have a Hue light strip behind my TV, but Play would be better for this job too. Basically you want to use it where the product is hidden from sight but the indirect light is bounced off of a surface.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wow!

    Posted
    Death135
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    Pricy... but definitely a great addition to your Hue collection! Many things you could do with them. Very cool when connecting it to an “entertainment area” no delays when sycing with the picture on the screen! Tough to capture the true look/colors in a picture but I’ll add one anyway.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Fun but major compatibility issues

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    MB221
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    The colors and scenes are great however, if you use iTunes or Apple TV the sync feature is not compatible with protected content. After contacting philips about this issue, they said that there is nothing that they can do about it. I would recommend they are fun for music and mood setting but they will not sync as advertised with protected content from iTunes or Netflix!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Compliment my space so well

    Posted
    Chromecast
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    Honestly, living in Chicago, you do whatever you can to add some life and originality to your apartment and these are the perfect way to do it. Not only do they brighten they space up, they also create an amazing ambience, which is much needed for these long gloomy winters. I’d highly recommend these. And the WiFi compatibility works amazing.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great add-on for the entertainment area

    Posted
    bdubs
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    Have been waiting for these since they were announced around Christmas. I already have a setup in the living room, in the front, but added these in the basement. Quality is good and brightness of the lights are great, add in the fact that I watch our movies through a PC, we utilize the VUE feature and it is amazing!

    I would recommend this to a friend