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Re: Philips HUE

i have this. It's great
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OHj7OhIFRg&t=187s
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Old 29.06.2017, 19:17
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As long as it was Amazon that fulfilled the order, and not a 3rd party vendor, then the import duties and fees should be included. In fact, they often refund some of the fees a few weeks later. It is usually only a cent or two, but it is a nice gesture.
Yes, correct. That always makes me chuckle too.
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I'm an eejit, I actually need the E14 bulbs, thank God I didn't pull the trigger yesterday!


Same issue applied though, 66chf a bulb here or 176chf for 3 from Amazon.
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I'm an eejit, I actually need the E14 bulbs, thank God I didn't pull the trigger yesterday!


Same issue applied though, 66chf a bulb here or 176chf for 3 from Amazon.
Still a 30chf saving at Amazon for 3 bulbs https://www.amazon.de/Philips-Einzel...hilips+hue+e14
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I'm an eejit, I actually need the E14 bulbs, thank God I didn't pull the trigger yesterday!


Same issue applied though, 66chf a bulb here or 176chf for 3 from Amazon.
I ordered an E14 hue bulb recently, but couldn't get Amazon to deliver here. Luckily, I had relatives visiting from the UK. Not sure why they will deliver the E27 bulbs but not the E14 bulbs.
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I ordered an E14 hue bulb recently, but couldn't get Amazon to deliver here. Luckily, I had relatives visiting from the UK. Not sure why they will deliver the E27 bulbs but not the E14 bulbs.
They do deliver E14 bulbs using the link I provided... otherwise it wouldn't quote for delivery and import fees.
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Bought them off Amazon in the end. Just as a separate point, I didn't know this, but Amazon.de will now ship toiletries to CH, which is a huge saving on prices for shower gel and shampoo etc here.
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Bought them off Amazon in the end. Just as a separate point, I didn't know this, but Amazon.de will now ship toiletries to CH, which is a huge saving on prices for shower gel and shampoo etc here.
I'm about to buy 2x E14 bulbs too for my bedside lamps in order to finally have them everywhere in the house. Just ordered a modern-style crystal chandelier too for my dining room which is going to look awesome with 2x Hue's in it.

Never thought I would spend so much money on lights... LOL.
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Re: Philips HUE

Couple of interesting thoughts I've had. You can essentially create your own Philips "Friends of Hue" Iris by buying one of these IKEA lamps and then a Philips Hue E27 lightbulb...

IKEA PS 2017 (which you can point and focus like an Iris) - 29.95CHF - http://www.ikea.com/ch/de/catalog/products/60349610/

IKEA FADO (which is a frosted globe that would give a 360 degree diffused light) - 19.95CHF - http://www.ikea.com/ch/de/catalog/products/80096372/

It works out cheaper and provides more flexibility by having a much stronger output of 800 lumens than the Philips Iris (210 lumens) and Philips Bloom (120 lumens) and of course you can move it to another light at any later point.

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Couple of interesting thoughts I've had. You can essentially create your own Philips "Friends of Hue" Iris by buying one of these IKEA lamps and then a Philips Hue E27 lightbulb...

IKEA PS 2017 (which you can point and focus like an Iris) - 29.95CHF - http://www.ikea.com/ch/de/catalog/products/60349610/

IKEA FADO (which is a frosted globe that would give a 360 degree diffused light) - 19.95CHF - http://www.ikea.com/ch/de/catalog/products/80096372/

It works out cheaper and provides more flexibility by having a much stronger output of 800 lumens than the Philips Iris (210 lumens) and Philips Bloom (120 lumens) and of course you can move it to another light at any later point.
Absolutely! I've done exactly this, using the Ikea PS 2017 lamp (I had to buy the bright yellow version, as the white one was sold out in IKEA Spreitenbach), put a E27 Philips Hue, and works like a charm. The lamp itself looks actually quite cool.
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Absolutely! I've done exactly this, using the Ikea PS 2017 lamp (I had to buy the bright yellow version, as the white one was sold out in IKEA Spreitenbach), put a E27 Philips Hue, and works like a charm. The lamp itself looks actually quite cool.
Awesome, good to know! I think the PS 2017 would be better as otherwise the FADO would be distracting when watching TV if turned up too brightly. Still, the FADO would be cool as a bedside lamp I guess. Dammit, now I may have to order some more lamps and bulbs...
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Awesome, good to know! I think the PS 2017 would be better as otherwise the FADO would be distracting when watching TV if turned up too brightly. Still, the FADO would be cool as a bedside lamp I guess. Dammit, now I may have to order some more lamps and bulbs...
I hear you! Funny thing, I had absolutely no clue about sockets and different varieties of light bulbs, before discovering the Hues.
My parents were actually with me at IKEA, and I remember telling my mother, who wanted to innocently buy a couple of random lamps (like a normal person): "No! That does not work, it's a E14 and I need a E27. Nope, that one is a GU10!" ...I think she looked at me like I was crazy. Well, shame on me
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Re: Philips HUE

Fust have a deal on the Philips Hue colour bulb for 59.40CHF https://www.fust.ch/de/p/haushalt/ou...w-8184673.html

Considering many places are out of stock (even Amazon.de) and the average Swiss price seems to be 69chf it's a good deal.

I only need one more then my Philips Hue-ificiation of my apartment is complete. Just bought a modern-style chandelier for the dining room and it looks awesome, espedcially when you run the Hue Disco app. I need to have a house party this Winter to test it out.
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