even on existing light switches

EASY TO RETROFIT

1. installation requirements


Check in advance wether behind your light switch the following requirements are met:

1. a flush-mounted box with a depth of at least 47 mm

2. a suitable wiring required for the hidden socket:


... These types of wiring are not suitable for the Hidden socket:


2. THE RETROFITTING OF AN OFF-CIRCUIT


THE INSTALLATION REQUIRES AN ELECTRICIAN.

INSTALLATION WITHOUT JUNCTION BOX

The previous light switch is replaced by a socket outlet and the previous light source is replaced by a Hue light lamp. In the flush-mounted box, the socket is connected as through-wiring for phase, neutral and protective conductor.  The Hue lamp as well as the Friends of Hue switch of the socket are configured via the Hue App. The operation of the Hue lamp is now done by radio at the Friends of Hue switch of the hidden socket via the Hue Bridge (V2).


INSTALLATION WITH a JUNCTION BOX

The previous light switch will be replaced by a hidden socket with Friends of Hue switch and the previous light source will be replaced by a Hue light source. In the junction box, the phase, neutral conductor and protective conductor are wired through. Thus, permanent voltage is applied to the light source and the socket outlet. The Hue light source as well as the Friends of Hue switch of the hidden socket are configured via the Hue App. The operation of the Hue lamp is now done by radio at the Friends of Hue switch of the hidden socket via the Hue Bridge (V2).


Assembly


installation instructions


The installation instructions include clarification of the installation on a flush-mounted socket and the electrical connection of the socket inserts (types F, J, E, G) from the respective scope of delivery.

 

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