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  #1652273 17-Oct-2016 12:22
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Looks promising... Can anyone confirm that it does work with RGBWW/CW bulbs?

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  #1652414 17-Oct-2016 17:08
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The seller replied to my query about a gateway for the temperature adjustaable ones so I would hope so, and there is one in the picture on that listing.

 

Already hit buy on it so if you wait a few weeks I can let you know for sure.

 

Also got an email from limiteless offering a free V5 gateway with a certain amount ordered, so I guess he is clearing stock of them for the new ones.





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  #1659968 28-Oct-2016 18:26
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New gateway is here. Has the option for the rgbcct remote in it.

 

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There is also another one that has a code in the corner but it seems to be for some other lights rather than letting you make your own ID to have more than 4 sets controlled from one gateway :(

 

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Manual shows some other lights I have not seen so far - track lights and outdoor floods so may have to see if they are somewhere other than aliexpress or perhaps just not released yet.

 

 





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  #1659974 28-Oct-2016 18:40
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@richms can you post some photos of the bridge? Is there a new app or is that a web interface from the bridge?

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  #1659978 28-Oct-2016 18:44
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And of course, have to open it. There are 4 clips, one directly above the USB hole and the others equally spaced around from that, which should help you open it without marking it like I did.

 

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  #1659980 28-Oct-2016 18:47
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 New app and new bridge. Looks to be the same wifi module.

 

It has the same "smart link" setup that heaps of IOT things have now that never seems to work properly, so I had to do the hold the button down and then connect to its own AP thing. At least this one doesn't have the button recessed like the previous bridges. I broke the button off one because I was pushing with something a little too thick for the hole and then it went in and smacked hard into the button.

 

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Also the wire antennas were pushed down to within a couple of mm of the board, which looks to have a ground plane on it (white silkscreen so cant really see) - thats gonna hurt RF performance so may bend them up if I have issues. Will make shadows from the LED but thats minor if it helps with range. Am yet to see if there is any problems with it.





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  #1659998 28-Oct-2016 19:12
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Thanks @richms

Interesting. Not sure I'm a fan of a glowy thing in my lounge. I quite like the current bridge as it's nice and discrete.

Also a bit surprised there is no ethernet.

Anything new in the web UI? I think scheduling was on the list of features to add to the new bridge.

 
 
 
 


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  #1660004 28-Oct-2016 19:21
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The light can be turned off. Im disappointed it has no button for it or anything. Would have been useful to have on a table in that case.

 

This is it for web UI

 

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There is timer stuff on the app, not sure if its done on the phone or the gateway, dont really need it so will not be looking into it for now.





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  #1660007 28-Oct-2016 19:28
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Thanks. Yeah looks like the same chip set.

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  #1660011 28-Oct-2016 19:31
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Different app tho. I havent found any details on that hi flying chipset at all, its a complete mystery compared to the esp8266 one even tho both are about the same price.

 

I also broke one of my last limitless gateways when I was running a software update for something else that has a hi flying module in it, their app found the other chipset and proceeded to update it with their software. Oops.





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  #1660037 28-Oct-2016 20:42
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Awesome! Thanks @richms


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  #1660043 28-Oct-2016 21:00
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Also some other sellers have some milight mr16 replacement rgb cct led lamps listed. both 12v g5.3 and mains gu10 ones.





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  #1663784 4-Nov-2016 14:12
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I just received my one, and not only did I have the standard auto-setup failure, after managing to get the manual AP option to succeed, the device was still not discoverable by the app.

 

After over half an hour of playing with the reset button, trying out various APs and networks and even temporarily enabling uPNP on my router, I found that although my Nexus6 running Android 7.0 is unable to find the device, my N5 running Android 6.01 can.

 

So anyone running 7.0 may have to wait for an app update for this bridge to work.


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  #1663931 4-Nov-2016 18:36
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tieke:

 

 

 

So anyone running 7.0 may have to wait for an app update for this bridge to work.

 

 

Tried the Nexus6 with 7.0 again after getting it working with Android 6, and for some reason this time it showed up, so possibly I wasn't holding my tongue the right way during the first dozen attempts (or you might need to set it up on 6 first, as I had to do with Milight 2.0 during my "try anything" stage).


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  #1664580 6-Nov-2016 14:59
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And an email from limitless selling these as well now.

 

 

 

 

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LimitlessLED November thru 11 December 2016 Special on NEW RGBW+WW+CW bulbs and spots.

 

RGBW+CW+WW bulbs are available in two new models: 
MR16 tiny but extreme lighting power and RF 2.4Ghz wireless!  
GU10 smaller with extreme lighting power and RF 2.4Ghz wireless!  

12V AC/DC MR16 spot replacement - 3 Bulbs in 1
• 2 Dedicated RGB Bright High Power LEDs.
• 3 Dedicated Cool White Bright High Power LEDs 
• 3 Dedicated Warm White Bright High Power LEDs.

90V-250V AC GU10 spot replacement - 3 Bulbs in 1
• 2 Dedicated RGB Bright High Power LEDs.
• 3 Dedicated Cool White Bright High Power LEDs 
• 3 Dedicated Warm White Bright High Power LEDs.

90V-250V AC E27/B22 Standard Bulb Dimensions: 
8W RGBW+WW+CW (aluminum brushed fins) 70mm x 50mm
70mm = width of the lightbulb (across the top of the acrylic lens)
50mm = bulb length (excluding the screw base cap height)

 


A LimitlessLED Wifi Bridge v6.0 is required for controlling your lights from anywhere, you don't have to be connected on the same WiFi network, you just need to be connected to the internet.

 

Make your entire house more efficient, get a 10 bulb pack $192USD normally $252, or single bulbs $17USD, normally $21. Available in standard E26/E27 Edison Screw, or in B22 bayonet twist type.

 

http;//www.limitlessled.com/shop

 

 

 

 

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Store looks messed up, has a picture of the old large GU10 lamp on the RGBW/WW/CW lamp and a selector for warm or cool white, so will wait and see if its sorted out with proper picture and stuff before ordering.





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