Philips Hue v2 Smart Dimmer Switch and Remote, Installation-Free, Smart Home, Exclusively for Philips Hue Smart Lights (2021 Version), White

(3 customer reviews)
BrandPhilips Hue
Switch StyleToggle Switch, Metal
MaterialMetal
Item Dimensions LxWxH2.17 x 3.46 x 6.69 inches
Control MethodApp
Connectivity ProtocolZigBee
ColorWhite
Unit Count1.00 Count
Number of Items1
  • SEAMLESS CONTROL: Get instant control over your Philips Hue smart lights. The smart dimmer light switch lets you dim, brighten, and change your light settings with the simple push of a button.
  • PLACE ANYWHERE: With its battery-powered design and the included adhesive, the smart switch can be placed anywhere. Its magnetic backing even lets you attach it to the refrigerator or other metal surfaces.
  • UNLOCK THE FULL POTENTIAL OF PHILIPS HUE: Add the dimmer switch to a hub-controlled Philips Hue setup to customize the settings in the Hue app. Cycle through your favorite light scenes or get the right light based on the time of day.
  • EASY TO USE: Four clearly marked buttons make the smart dimmer simple to use, whether turning your lights on, dimming and brightening, or setting your favorite light scenes.
  • FIND THE PERFECT SMART LIGHTING FOR YOU: Easily toggle light scenes based on your mood with preset scenes or custom ones that you create.
SKU: B08W8GLPD5 Category:

Device detailed description

Dim or brighten the room, toggle light scenes, or get the best light based on the time of day. The Hue dimmer switch attaches to walls or magnetic surfaces, but can also be used as a remote control anywhere in your home. Works with Hue smart lights, fixtures, and accessories.

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Included Components

‎1x Philips Hue Dimmer Switch, 1x Wall mount

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Warranty Description

‎2 year manufacturer

Product Dimensions

‎2.17 x 3.46 x 6.69 inches

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Frequently asked question

What's the difference between this new V2 dimmer and the older design?

I feel V1 is superior. Form should follow function! V2 is aesthetically superior to V1 V1 is functionally superior to V2: … see more I feel V1 is superior. Form should follow function! V2 is aesthetically superior to V1 V1 is functionally superior to V2: * V2 pivots off the wall on occasion when pressed on edge due to aesthetic geometry & reduced magnet strength * V2 buttons can be pressed without activation (I frequently do and it's annoying) * V2 button functionality is easier to understand, however, less user friendly overall imo... I have to push the power button, then shift my hand to push a different button to change the setting. Seems simple, and it's actually quite annoying. ** V1, I just push the On button multiple times to cycle through scenes. No shifting my hand to find a different button. Simple and 'low friction.' The buttons always register a positive press.

why is this priced higher than manufacturer and other stores?

A seller name Ellions is scamming Amazon customers by charging double the price claiming there is a 'premium' version of the product (there isn't). He's been reported.

Can this be installed into a gang plate of 3 switches?

I am about to purchase one for a separate issue, but for a gang of three, it is possible (sort of). You could find a friend that has a 3D printer and fabricate a custom faceplate for the switches. Just a thought. Might help.

Does this new design work the same with homekit? i want to be able to set up scenes in homekit instead of managing the remote through the hue app

Yup!

3 reviews for Philips Hue v2 Smart Dimmer Switch and Remote, Installation-Free, Smart Home, Exclusively for Philips Hue Smart Lights (2021 Version), White

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  • Anonymous

    A must have!!

    These switches look and function much better than I thought. Way more convenient than grabbing my phone or tablet to turn my lights on/off. Also prefer way more than asking Google. I opted to screw in the backplates instead of using the adhesive that comes on the back. They don’t come with screws, but getting a couple per backplate at a local Lowe’s is no big deal. The Hue button can be setup up to 5 presets (scenes). Highly, highly recommended!!

    07/14/2022
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  • Anonymous

    Limited Settings Hobble Usefulness

    The hue app has VERY limited options you can select from on this.

    I wanted to toggle between daylight-dependent light and a specific scene I use for zoom calls. That’s it. Impossible.

    You can either set it up for daylight (time) dependent use and render the Hue button useless, or have specific scenes toggle. Not both. Why???

    I came up with a very cumbersome workaround of creating a time-dependent scene in the middle of the night for the zoom scene I made and I can now press the hue button five times (get timing perfect: too fast or too slow and it won’t work). I shouldn”t need to do that.

    Let me just pick what the buttons do.

    05/10/2022
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  • Anonymous

    Improved but magnet change from base to remote will take some getting used to

    I’ve been a VERY happy owner of the 1st version of this device. I keep it on my refrigerator to control all of the lights in the kitchen. This is due to the fact that the wall switch is in an inconvenient location.

    When I saw this new version I thought I would update. And while the addition of having a dedicated button for light themes, the omission of dedicated magnets on the base mean that you cannot simply put this new version on a steel surface. To get the same functionality, you would have to remove the base, then the magnets on the remote will work fine. Nice and strong. Caveat, the remote on the old original version was not magnetic and so the base was required. While this post no problem for me as I prefer to have the base remain where it was, the new version allows you to discard the base entirely and simply place the remote on whatever steel structure you have. The benefit there, is a smaller footprint for the switch. I still prefer to have the magnets on the base and be able to pull the remote off, but that is a personal preference.

    The old switch and base were thicker quality plastic, glossy. The new is matte finish and feels thin and flimsy, but I’m sure that’s to allow the magnets in the remote to get through to whatever steel surface you may be using.

    It’s a small detail but that just means that I would either have to store the cheap, flimsy, plastic base somewhere or discard it and hope I don’t need it in the future. But for those who are using the adhesives on the back to stick on a wall, this is a non-issue for you.

    The integration was incredibly quick. When I opened the Alexa app on my phone, it had already detected the new device and asked me to configure.

    The process was quick and painless, select the group, room, or lights and rename. That was it.

    All in all this is a solid update, I just would prefer that the base was not so light, flimsy, and cheap.

    All in all, a great quality product and one that I definitely recommend. If Amazon allowed I would give it 4.5 Stars out of 5.

    04/11/2022
    Verified Purchase

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