One does not turn on at all until it is halfway through the dimmer switch, and the other flashes bright light and flickers. You must enable JavaScript to shop on There’s a timer on the IKEA app to set them up to turn on and off at specific times, but it doesn’t work at all. Or not, if you decide to sleep in. From being toys mostly for people interested in new gadgets, connected products have become useful instruments to tackle common everyday inconveniences. Sometimes tapping a bulb on will dim it. With TRÅDFRI gateway and connected products, you can set different scenes and timers at home. Helps lower your electric bill because dimming the lights saves energy. TRÅDFRI gateway and IKEA Home smart app work with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant and Sonos. Excellent bulb with good ZIGBEE interface. Special waste handling may be required. Cheap and basic. I’m probably a fool for buying more of these bulbs, but I really want their functionality. This gateway is great for linking up my lights to my phone and having the ability to turn them on/off so easily. Add the gateway and app to also switch between Cold sky (6000 Kelvin), Cool daylight (5000 Kelvin), Sunrise (3000 Kelvin), Peach, Dark red, Light pink, Dark pink, Dark purple, Blue, Lime and Yellow. You can't add a new blind to an existing room; you have to add a new room. You must enable JavaScript to shop on Also, none of this info or instructions were mentioned on the minimal packaging or store signs. One remote can control up to 10 Smart lighting products. Just local connection. This means that you need to connect the plugs with the steering device and then use the steering device to connect it to the gateway. By offering “kits” that have everything you need to get started, we make it easier to have Smart lighting in your home and if you end up wanting to expand your solution, it’s simple. ▸ After several hours over 2 days of trying, I finally gave up and tried to go back to just using the remotes that originally shipped with the blinds; but now they seem permanently broken by the failed pairing procedures. The bulb is not suitable to use with hardwired dimmers. Utter garbage. So purchased this gateway along with a few of the Trådfri plugs and was excited to get them to work. This bulb's colors are only really good in the purple/pink/orange/yellow range, the red is marginally good. Say ‘dinner time’ to dim the lights and play your favorite music in the background. TRÅDFRI. Color Spectrum: Different smart lights offer a different range of Ikea trådfri colors.Some of them have a color spectrum of 20 different colors — Cold Sky (6000 Kelvin), Cool Daylight (5000 Kelvin), Sunrise … It was tricky getting it configured and working but we finally managed to do it. 99 (11) TRÅDFRI. It worked initially with the first set of bulbs I got, but if you add bulbs after the first setup, the new bulbs won't show up in HomeKit. Once you update the firmware, use a diffrent hub, and depricate this, unless the fix the connectivity issues. Gateway kit E26 $ 89. You can look forward to even more Smart lighting products from IKEA in the future. Was not aware I would need the remote to pair with Apple Home Kit. ▸ The app itself is very buggy. IKEA - TRÅDFRI, Remote control, You can use TRÅDFRI remote to control up to 10 LED light bulbs, LED light panels or LED light doors at a time - dim, switch on and off, choose colors and step by step change from warm to cold light. Ikea seems to only want to support their bulbs on their own hardware. And unfortunately, because I live far from an IKEA store, I’m not gonna be able to return the bulbs that don’t work, plus I have to pay an additional shipping fee now for two bulbs. I consider myself tech savvy and a bit more knowledgeable on IT matters than the average person, so I was able to quickly find the answers to my issues fairly quickly. Changing lights and dimming them very nice feature. Standby power consumption: 0.5W.