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Zigbee Light Link RGBW Controller Ballast $49.28

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Amazon currently has the lowest historical price for this Zigbee Light Link certified RGBW LED Controller Ballast. I've used it with Philips Hue and it pairs perfectly. This is a great way to integrate a cheap 12V-24V RGB or RGBW LED Strip with an existing Philips Hue install!

https://www.amazon.com/Wireless-e...B00NMSQ4QQ

Edit: As Xamindar mentioned below, there are cheaper WiFi options if you have a SmartThings or similar hub, however this product is the cheapest one I'm aware of that will connect an LED strip directly to a Philips Hue bridge.
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$50 is cheap? There are WiFi ones for $8 that work just as well with smartthings.
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$50 is cheap? There are WiFi ones for $8 that work just as well with smartthings.
I have a number of WiFi controllers as well, and they work great if you're using SmartThings or a similar hub. However, for someone who is using Philips Hue exclusively, or wants something that will integrate with Philips Hue scenes directly, you have to get something that is compatible with Zigbee Light Link.

These are expensive compared to WiFi controllers, but compared to Hue strips, which cost $90 for 2m, buying one of these and a 5m RGB LED strip is still much more cost effective.
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$50 is cheap? There are WiFi ones for $8 that work just as well with smartthings.
have a link?
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If you're technically inclined, I've used the H801 WiFi controllers (I ordered them from various sellers on AliExpress [aliexpress.com]), combined with the SmartLife Device Handler/Service Manager/Firmware [smartthings.com].

This requires opening up the controller to re-flash the firmware before it works, but once that's done they've worked great for me. The is a link to some instructions in the SmartLife release post mentioned above.
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oh wow, excellent, never even considered to look into that sort of setup - thanks!
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I have a number of WiFi controllers as well, and they work great if you're using SmartThings or a similar hub. However, for someone who is using Philips Hue exclusively, or wants something that will integrate with Philips Hue scenes directly, you have to get something that is compatible with Zigbee Light Link.

These are expensive compared to WiFi controllers, but compared to Hue strips, which cost $90 for 2m, buying one of these and a 5m RGB LED strip is still much more cost effective.
You have clearly explained the reason I did not go with hue, good explanation.
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$50 is cheap? There are WiFi ones for $8 that work just as well with smartthings.
Yeah search for sonoff smart controllers, it's around $10-15 I think.
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