Submit a new link. Posted February 21, I have spent countless hours over the past 2 years getting things set up to work the way I like it. And a Control4 system can tie your smart devices together to make them even more convenient and functional, offering unified control from one easy-to-use system. Within Control4, the Hue lamps can be integrated with standard automated lighting, not to mention all of the other products integrated into a Control4 system. How do you figure out what you need? Once I got the main scenes set, the others were easy, but it takes time.

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Colored lighting is effective in areas such as cinemas, where it can add an interesting xontrol4 to the environment.

I have mine setup at home on an ea1. On February 17, at 4: Both allow me to use X,Y color setting and the brightness level. Unfortunately it just won’t fill in the Lamp name when I set it on the bulb driver. Sign up for a new account in our community. A smart thermostat often pays for itself after a couple of years. The Hue seems to be powered by black magic. How to Customize Your Smart Home to Match Your Lifestyle Written by Guest on June 11, This post comes to us from Krystal Rogers-Nelson, a freelance writer and security expert who specializes in smart home tech, cybersecurity, and child and family safety.

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By msgreenfFebruary 17, in General Control4 Discussion. Used the Phillips hue driver in the search tab. Just put a few more in at my house on Friday.


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Submit a new text post. All firmware is up confrol4 date on every device and I have thoroughly read all documentation and power cycled everything in a few different orders and just cannot get it to work. No, I am not a dealer, just an obsessed Hue with Control4 user lights across 4 bridges.

I just hope you sacrificed the prerequisite number of goats. Thanks for replying ptome. When hhue to the last post; I was doing some de-bugging on the bulb and the bridge.

Can you confirm what Lamp Driver you are using to get them to work? Sign in Already have an account?

It took me a long time to figure out how to make it work best, best for me. The company I work for doesn’t do any Hue so this is my first exposure to it and would love to get it to work. The key is simply answering the right questions. The only things I can think of is to make sure the firmware is up to date on the router, switch, Hue, and and devices that produces significant network traffic hhe as WAPs.

Read each question below, then find your answer yue get recommendations for smart home products to match your lifestyle. And, later, the grumpy old parents can hit a button that ends the festivities and brightens the room to white.


Magic of Philips Hue API: Smart Bulbs Integrate with Control4 Home Automation

Smart locks allow you to lock your door remotely if you forget, and you can grant and revoke access to guests huue needing to make duplicate keys. I also get sporadic issues where a single Hue light will not turn off and I’ll have to activate the all off scene a second time.

For the most part they work but there is still a noticeable difference in lag between the Hue and my regular bulbs. The Future of Lighting Control?

CE Pro magazine is the resource you need to keep up-to-date on the latest products, techniques, designs and business practices. Philips Hue ZigBee-enabled smart bulbs have caused quite a frenzy in DIY lighting control, but no one huw the home automation business really cared about these standalone screw-in LEDs with RGB color controls … until now.

That’s a serious number of Hue lights! While RGB lighting control seems to be the most compelling reason to add smart bulbs — rather than smart switches or processors — into a home automation system, these bulbs can make sense even for their white-light applications. CE Pro State of the Industry: