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Topic # 226339 2-Jan-2018 21:59
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Doesn't seem to be many suppliers of these in NZ and my house needs B22 so can't buy then from the US.
Anyway mitre 10 had them for $77 but Bunnings has them $76 currently. So after a 15% price match discount it cost me $64.60.

Much better then the $90 that Noel lemming wanted to charge.

Now I have to wait 2 days for my bridge to arrive to see how good the are in real life 😞

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  Reply # 1928287 2-Jan-2018 22:17
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Nice bulbs. I've got a one colour and a couple of white ones.

 

I use one of the white bulbs by the front door and programmed to switch on and off with sunset & sunrise respectively. 

 

I use the colour bulb is my bedside light and this is triggered by certain emails & text messages (I'm on call for work) so as not to wake up my wife.

 

I would love to get my white bulbs to control the lighting in my TV lounge, but I would need too many bulbs... A more practical alternative for me would be a dimmer switch for all six bulbs that I could control via my Amazon Alexa. 


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  Reply # 1931041 5-Jan-2018 20:49
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I get the DSE deals e-mailed to me at work, they had a special on the Philips Hue range last week, not sure if it's still going, about $60 from memory


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  Reply # 1931056 5-Jan-2018 21:29
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Good deal! Are they the "richer colours" bulbs?

 

 

 

Everywhere around me is sold out of b22 Hue.


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  Reply # 1931058 5-Jan-2018 21:34
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Not totally sure, I'll check my inbox when I'm at work on Monday

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  Reply # 1931065 5-Jan-2018 21:46
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Bargain either way really.. I have about 12 smart bulbs and a strip running from my Hue and Google Home.


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