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Philips - Hue Play White & Color Ambiance Smart LED Bar Light - White-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews

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Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love it

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    DAP67
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    Great color and easy set up. App is easy to set up the background color of your choosing.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    never looked better

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    funky42
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    So easy to hook up and superb colors,highly recommeded

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Quality

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    Mikey
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    Great quality, great sound, fits my entertainment setup perfectly.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent for computer bias lighting

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    setitoff
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    Great light, easy set up and when paired with hue light sync behind a monitor it creates a great atmosphere to match what's on your screen. Only downside is the price but being able to get a second and third light cheaper and use only 1 power plug makes it a bit better.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great light

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    Cablemaster
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    Simple setup. This light is perfect for behind the tv, accent lighting.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect

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    Happy
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    Great product easy set up. Looks great choose your favorite sitting to create your own style and relax

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    My second set!!

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    spneedsmom
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    These lights are awesome. Super easy to put up and connect.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great corner light for my setup

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    Sam43054
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    Have many Hue lights in my set up. This Hue Play light is a nice addition. Happy with the purchase

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great light

    Posted
    Scorka
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    Fantastic light, using it for gaming using hue sync. No complaints at all. Great color and easy to set up

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Not bad at all

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    Spartan1of300
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    Light output is good, I put three of these behind my 65 inch TV and it looks great. Easy to install and setup is easy with Hue app as always. Price is inflated as always with Hue but that's Hue.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing Entertainment lighting

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    Matt37
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    I'm using these lights on my 55in Samsung T.V. And the lights truly do bring the Movies, games to a whole new level. It expands the surrounding area to the screen of my T.V. When watching a video/ concert footage it almost feels like I'm right there in the crowd with the help of my surround sound...truly a amazing experience and very easy to set up. I would definitely recommend these lights to anyone!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy to install, and they look great

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    John
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    Placed them on the back side of our 82 inch TV. They took aprox. 15 minutes to install all 3. Thay are as good if not better than the pics they use on their add.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy Install, works like a charm

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    techtoys
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    I needed to extend my Hue light strip to a tiny countertop area between my pantry door and refrigerator where my espresso machine sits. I thought about drilling holes and spending two hours to go that route, then I decided to just install this light. Took me 5 minutes to install and it works perfectly for me. The only downside to the light strip is that its thick and drop past the bottom cabinet edge. Other than that - perfect!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    New favorite toy.

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    JohnnyH
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    Have two of these now and two color light bulbs. Love the effect of all of them but the Hue Play are great. I started with a different brand bulbs knowing I really wanted the Hue. Now I bought the Hue a much better setup. Let me save you money, buy the Hue.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love the Hue Play light bar!

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    Kirsty
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    I already have multiple Hue color/white ambience bulbs and light strips scattered around my apartment, and was looking for a solution to put behind my computer monitor to act as a bias light. As with all of my other Hue products, this does not disappoint! The light bar definitely gets bright enough when I need it to, and I can of course change color temperature depending on what I'm working on. Easy to mount with the included hardware. Love it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    perfect if you don't want to use the lightstrip

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    AlikR
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    If you don't want to use the light strip to light up your TV, this is the perfect solution. I bought the one that contains 2 light bars in one package. Setup was a breeze. Each on comes with two stands - one for vertical mount so you can stand them up on your TV stand and the second option is the stick-on mount of you want to attach them to the back of your TV. I used the vertical mounts and found just fine. The surprise was in the power module for these - it comes with three!!! output jacks, so you can power up three light bars without needing 3 outlets. Very thoughtful! Their brightness of 550 lumens was good enough to create a prefect ambiance and I truly enjoyed it. @@@@@@@@ Remember that 1st gen of hue light was rated only at 600 lumens) I am still thinking about buying the 3rd one and mount them on the back of my TV with the 3rd one in the middle but then it becomes a somewhat expensive solution, however offset by its versatility. As I said I bought for my TV but these compact bars can be used in place of Iris, Hue Go or any other accent lights throughout the house

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Beware of Philips Marketing

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    seanharmon1
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    The units themselves work great. The setup and pairing was easy. The colors are fantastic. Everything you would expect from a Philips Hue product. But... Do not be fooled by their marketing. They do not easily sync with the content on your TV. You'll need Philips Hue Sync running on a PC. Once this is installed, Philips expects you to either connect an HDMI cable or cast the content from your PC to your TV. Only then will the lights sync with your TV. In the age of the streaming device and smart TV, this is not a good solution. I'm still going to keep the units, as I hope Philips will introduce an installed application for my Fire TV or other smart device to provide better content sync. I've also had no luck getting these lights to sync with my Sonos home speakers.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend