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    What's your recommended Smart LED Bulb?

    Just wondering - for those who have purchased and use 'Smart' LED Bulbs, what would you recommend? I have been looking around and my simple and possibly ignorant requirements are:

    Be able to adjust 2000-6000K,
    Be able to adjust 300-1000 Lumens,
    Have ideally 80+ CRI (85+ is a bonus).

    Future proofing so they work with command control stuff like voice activation solutions is something I guess to also want.

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    Re: What's your recommended Smart LED Bulb?

    I use the Philips Hue. Works with Siri and Alexa. (However the voice commands don’t direcly allow colour control, but you can preset scenes which can be selected, or just use the Hue app)
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    Re: What's your recommended Smart LED Bulb?

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    I use the Philips Hue. Works with Siri and Alexa. (However the voice commands don’t direcly allow colour control, but you can preset scenes which can be selected, or just use the Hue app)
    Peter, do you need a Hue Bridge to control hue bulbs?

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    Re: What's your recommended Smart LED Bulb?

    Quote Originally Posted by jimborae View Post
    Peter, do you need a Hue Bridge to control hue bulbs?
    Generally yes. You can use individual lamps with the individual remote, but to get the best use you need the hub. The remote switch can be integrated into the hun system anyway.

    You definitely need to hub to interface to AppleHomekit/Siri/Alexa etc and to have remote control via the app.
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