Philips Presents LED System with Detachable Dimmer
The newest addition to Philip’s Hue line of LED bulbs comes with a dimmer that can be mounted on the wall or detached and used as a handheld remote.
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Philips has some great lighting products in its Hue line of LED smart bulbs and lamps, but they’ve long depended on a smartphone or tablet for control (or more recently, voice control via Amazon’s Echo ). The new Philips Hue wireless dimming kit adds on-the-wall control. But don’t get too excited until you hear about its limitations.
The $40 kit includes a battery-operated dimmer switch that can be mounted to the wall or removed from the wall and used as a handheld remote, plus one Philips Hue soft-white LED bulb with a color temperature of 2700K (additional white bulbs cost $20 each). The dimmer can control up to 10 Philips Hue bulbs, white or multi-colored, but it can’t control the bulbs individually. When you dim the lights, you’ll