Philips Hue White Ambiance Decorative Candle 40W Dimmable LED Smart Bulb (Hue Hub Required, Works with Alexa, Homekit & Google Assistant), Old Version
|Light Color||Warm White|
|Connectivity Technology||Normal bulb|
- Works with Alexa for Voice Control (hub required, Alexa device and hub sold separately), For the Full Hue Experience and to Take advantage of Voice activation purchase the Philips Hue Hub (Model: 458471), Search ‘Philips Hue Hub’ or ‘B016H0QZ7I’ to find this product on Amazon
- With wireless Control on Your Smartphone or Tablet, choose the Perfect light setting for any mood or activity such as reading or relaxing, concentrating, or energizing
- Requiring the Hue Bridge (sold separately) for the Full Hue Experience, this E12 LED Smart light is Designed to fit candelabra lamps in nightlights, chandeliers, and more
- Install the LED light as you would install an ordinary bulb, pairing it with the Hue Bridge, which allows you to Control Smart bulb equipped lights via the Philips Hue App
- Easily expand Your Lighting system with accessories (sold separately), such as a Hue Dimmer Switch, Hue Tap, or Hue Motion Sensor, Pair it for automation with Your existing Nest or SmartThings system
Device detailed description
Light for your moments, from sunrise to sunset. Add a Philips Hue white ambiance candle to your system and enhance your home with shades of white lights. With a range from warm white to cool daylight, this bulb helps you to wake up, relax, read, concentrate or energize.
Features and specification
|Brand Smart devices brand|
|Integration Supported smart home integration|
|Interface Smart device connectivity interface|
|Manufacturer Smart device manufacturer|
|Color Available colors|
|Material Smart home device material|
|Item Package Quantity||
|Type of Bulb|
|Luminous Flux (Lumens)|
1 Hue White Ambiance E12 Candelabra Bulb
2 year warranty.
2.17 x 3.46 x 6.5 inches
|Color Temperature (K)|
Frequently asked question
It does seem ridiculous, but there are some very special properties that this bulb has. For me, the most important is that it does not use RGB LEDs, it uses a fairly new technology where the LEDs themselves are actually warm wight, so you are not mixing red, green and blue together to make white. The other big one is l… see more It does seem ridiculous, but there are some very special properties that this bulb has. For me, the most important is that it does not use RGB LEDs, it uses a fairly new technology where the LEDs themselves are actually warm wight, so you are not mixing red, green and blue together to make white. The other big one is low power voltage regulation - they run cooler and put out more lumens per watt. Finally, and the one that really drives up the price, is that smart bulbs with an E12 Candelabra bulb have only been around for a couple of years. This small, technologically superior, well shaped bulb package is, for all intents and purposes, new, and new technology costs more money beginning with the manufacturer purchasing the components. So, say you need 11 of these (line me) your head spins a bit at the thought of over $300 for them, but if you have the money, I believe it's worth it. Most people don't ever see a monetary return on investment - technology changes too fast BUT we are going to reduce the amount of coal burned in our power plants. This is HUGE, because climate change is real, and it's up to us to do whatever we can to help fix that. This is a very small way, but get thousands and thousands of households to reduce their power consumption, and it has a real impact, and each of us matters because it happens one person at a time. Sorry for preaching, these bulbs are incredible and put out truly beautiful light. They're very definitely worth it. Give a couple a try. The Phillips medium Edison base (regular sized light bulbs) are just as good.
It's about 4 inches ( 10cm )
I had 5 hue lux bulbs in my (covered) outdoor fixtures for over 2 years with no issue. They were on a day/night auto schedule and still work perfectly to this day. I no longer have them outside since moving to my new house. All 5 bulbs survived freezing temps, survived temps in the 100s, and survived a hurricane. I wo… see more I had 5 hue lux bulbs in my (covered) outdoor fixtures for over 2 years with no issue. They were on a day/night auto schedule and still work perfectly to this day. I no longer have them outside since moving to my new house. All 5 bulbs survived freezing temps, survived temps in the 100s, and survived a hurricane. I wouldn't have been upset if they failed, however, since I was using them outside of their specified operating conditions.
Sometimes a product is limited based on things like the fitting type. Note that this is an E12 fitting, despite the picture and description saying E14, and E12 is only used in some countries. The voltage is not an issue, however.
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Nice Candelabra LED Bulbs - Plus a Basic Introduction to LED Lighting and the Philips Hue System
I have two of these dimmer switches and use one to control the undercounter lights in our kitchen. For those particular lights it is the only way they can be controlled all at the same time since they plug into different outlets and the outlets are not controlled by any wall switches.
There is also a ‘tap switch’ available, and a motion sensor. I have not tried either of those products yet.
There is a lot more that could be said about this Hue system but my intention here is only to give a quick introduction to the types of lighting available and some of the ways in which they can be used.10/05/2022Verified Purchase
Plays well with Apple.
I bought several Hue products to act as a system for automating my household lights in certain rooms for daily use, & also to give the illusion that someone is at home when no one is. The products included the one for which I am posting this review, and I will be posting the identical review for the other products I bought. The products involved are the White Ambiance Decorative Candle 40 W dimmable, the White Ambiance 60W Dimmable, the Dimmer Switch with Remote, the Motion Sensor, and the Hue Hub. I use these products over an eero based WiFi system, with the Apple HomeKit app operating on my Apple TV4. I control them remotely from my iPhone and my iPad, using the Home app from Apple and the Hue app. (You really need to use both to set the system up, because it maximizes your options to do so.)
Setting up the system was quite easy, and all of the accessories work as one would expect. Nevertheless, there is room for improvement, which is why I’ve rated all of them, together, as 4 rather than 5 stars.
The biggest problem I have with the system concerns our chandeliers. Both of the ones we have are dimmable, and one of them is controlled by switches at two different doorways. Both of them take 3 light bulbs, and neither of them will function reliably if all three of the bulbs are Hue bulbs. The problem is that when all three of the bulbs are Hue bulbs, they flicker on & off, rendering it impossible to use the chandelier at all. This is a known issue with certain light fixtures which are dimmable, and Phillips is upfront with the likelihood that this could occur. Unfortunately, you won’t know if you have the problem till you try it out. The best solution is to rewire the chandeliers so that they are not dimmable. But pending having that done, I discovered that the living room chandelier works just fine if one light socket is left empty. Not true for the dining room chandelier, but for that one, I discovered that if two of the bulbs are Hue, and the third is a refrigerator light bulb, the flickering does not occur. The problem is that in order to use the scheduling & remote features for the Hue bulbs, the socket the bulbs are in have to be switched on all the time, which means that in the dinning room, the refridgerator light winds up being on all the time.
A minor problem I have with Hue lights is that they are all 60 watts (or less). This is not bright enough to read by. For instance, I had three 100 watt bulbs in both our chandeliers, and even when I get three Hues to operate correctly in them, it’s not quite bright enough. I’m hoping that Phillips is working on higher watt versions of the Hue bulbs.
The remote device and the motion detector work just fine. Oddly, the motion detector also gives the temperature at the place where it is positioned.
For what it’s worth, the ordinary Hue bulbs will work outside even when the temperature drops as much as 20 degrees below zero. At least, that’s been my experience after about a month of use involving a lot of subzero temperatures.08/25/2022Verified Purchase