• Works in every home
  • Perfect TV backlight
  • Easy to install yourself
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Small but mighty

A versatile lamp available in black or white, the Play light bar enhances any entertainment set-up.

Get ultimate control with the app 

Use the Hue app or the Hue Bluetooth app to control your smart lights, including setting routines and more.

Personalise with the Hue app

Go hands-free with voice

Get hands-free control of the light bars with just your voice and a smart home assistant.

Voice-control activation

Control your way

Use a Hue app, your voice or smart accessories to control your set-up.

Add accessories

Use the Hue dimmer switch, motion sensor and other smart accessories to control the light bars.

Surround lighting
Placing settings for Hue Play bars

Place, mount anywhere

Use the included stands to set the light bars upright or mount them to the TV — or just lay them flat! 

One power supply and three play bars

1 power supply, 3 light bars

Plug up to three light bars into a single socket with the included power supply. 

How to position Play light bars

Extended PDP spare parts

Replacement parts available for this product

Looking for replacement parts for this product? Find replacement power cables, mounts and more to breathe new life into your lights.

Questions & Answers

What’s the difference between the Hue Play light bars base unit and the extension?
Can I use a different power supply from another Hue lamp to power my Hue Play light bar?
Do I need to buy separate accessories to use the Philips Hue Play light bar?
Where should I install my Hue Play light bar?
How can I mount the Philips Hue Play light bar behind my TV?
Does my Hue Play light bar have an on/off switch or a button to control its colours?
Why there is only one colour when I turn on the Philips Hue Play light bar?
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Design and finishing





Extra feature/accessory incl.

Batteries included


Dimmable with the Hue app and switches


Power adapter included


UK plug included



Especially designed for

Living Room and Bedroom




Light Bar



Product dimensions and weight

Net weight

0.710 kg

Cable length

2 m


3.6 cm


25.3 cm


4.4 cm



2 year(s)

Technical specifications

Lumen output at 4000K

500 lm

Lifetime up to

25,000 h

Light source equivalent to traditional bulb of

42 W

Light colour

2000-6500 Hue White Colour Ambiance

Mains power

50-60 Hz



Built-in LED


Wattage bulb included

13.2 W

IP code


Class of protection

III — safe extra low voltage

Replaceability of light source

Replaceable LED light source by a professional

Replaceability of control gears

Replaceable control gear by end user

Lumen output at 2700K

490 lm

What's supported

Compatible with Effects feature


Philips Hue App

IOS 15 and above

Android 10.0 and above

Defined support period

5 years, except 3 years for Hue Bridge (see “End of Support Policy”)

Packaging dimensions and weight

EAN/UPC - product


Net weight

0.77 kg

Gross weight

1.1 kg


100 mm


292 mm


209 mm

Material number (12NC)



User manual

Disposal of the product

At the end of (economic) life, dispose the product according to local rules and do not dispose the product with regular household waste. The correct disposal of your product will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health


*When a bulb displays "Up to" a certain number of lumens in its specifications, it displays the maximum lumen output of the bulb. It shows how bright the bulb can get at 2700 K (White bulbs) or 4000 K (White ambiance or White and colour ambiance bulbs). Learn more about brightness