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Teardown: Philips - Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 Gen 3

04 April 2018
The following is an overview of a teardown analysis conducted by IHS Technology Teardown Services.

Philips - Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 Gen 3 (929001257 5). Source: IHS Markit.Philips - Hue White and Color Ambiance A19 Gen 3 (929001257 5). Source: IHS Markit.

Compatible with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit and Google Assistant, this smart home bulb from Philips Lighting can be voice-controlled to change the look and atmosphere of a home. It offers 16 million colors and can be paired for home automation with an existing Nest or Samsung SmartThings system.

For the full Hue experience, the Hue Bridge (sold separately) is required.

Summary Points:

  • Smart LED light bulb
  • 800 lumens, 10 W (60 W equivalent)
  • Connectivity: IEEE 802.15.4 ULP transceiver, 2.4GHz ISM band
  • Requires Hue Bridge for full feature experience
  • Compatible with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant

Target Market: Home consumer

Release Date: June 2017

Pricing and Availability: $49.97 USD, major online and big-box resellers

Total Cost: $9.04 (direct materials and manufacturing)

Interface PCB - Top. Source: IHS Markit.Interface PCB - Top. Source: IHS Markit.

Major Components:

  • Enclosure, main, injection-molded plastic, with insert-molded aluminum sleeve - (quantity: 1)
  • Enclosure, main, injection-molded plastic, with insert-molded aluminum sleeve - (quantity: 1)
  • Enclosure, main, injection-molded plastic, with insert-molded aluminum sleeve - (quantity: 1)
  • Encapsulant, silicone - (quantity: 1)
  • Outer dome, glass, with coating - (quantity: 1)
  • One-layer, MCCL - manufacturer: Leuchtek Electronics (Zhejiang) Co. Ltd. - (quantity: 1)
  • PCB mounting frame, injection-molded plastic - (quantity: 1)
  • Box, paperboard, printed - (quantity: 1)
  • Transformer, wound ferrite EE Core, vertical, with plastic bobbin - manufacturer: Kunshan Eagerness Electronics Co. Ltd. - (quantity: 1)
  • Regulator, LED driver, DC-DC converter, step-down, 48 V, 1 A - manufacturer: Diodes Inc. - MPN: AP8802SG-13 - (quantity: 1)
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