• Made for TVs
  • Blend multiple colors of light
  • Easy to install yourself

Designed for the home cinema

Set it below the TV. Mount it above. Wherever it goes, it creates unique entertainment experiences with a blend of brilliant, colourful light.

Tube family

Customise with the Hue app

Control the Play gradient light tube with your smartphone or tablet using one of the Hue apps.

Control your way

Pair with the Hue sync box

Enable surround lighting with the Philips Hue Play HDMI sync box. Watch your lights – including the Play gradient light tube – flash, dim, brighten and change colour in sync with your screen. Hue Bridge required.

Pair with the Hue sync box

Control your way

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

Go hands-free with voice

Pair with smart home assistants, such as Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit and Google Assistant, to control your lights with voice commands.

Go hands-free with voice
Play light tube

Blend multiple colours of light

The Play gradient light tube shines a seamless blend of colourful light, letting all its different colours flow naturally into one another.

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Adjust the angle

Rotate the Play gradient light tube 340 degrees to get the perfect angle of colourful light without any glare on the TV.

Where to place the Play gradient light tube

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 is the Play gradient light tube?
Does the Play gradient light tube support Bluetooth ?
Does the Play gradient light tube do the same thing as the Hue Play gradient lightstrip?
Can I mount the Play gradient light tube on the wall?
Can I mount the Play gradient light tube behind TV?
Can I use the Play gradient light tube with other gradient or Hue White and Colour Ambiance lights?
Can I use the Play gradient light tube for setting the mood as well as surround lighting?
Can I change the direction of the power cable on the Play gradient light tube?
What size Play gradient light tube should I get?
Will the Play gradient light tube roll off my cabinet or shelf?
What does "gradient" mean?
How many lights does the Philips Hue Play gradient light tube appear as in the Philips Hue app?
Is it possible to combine the Hue Play gradient lightstrip with the Play gradient light tube?
How do dynamic scenes work on gradient lights?


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 Tube

Product dimensions and weight

Net weight

0.655 kg

Cable length

2 m


3.4 cm


87.7 cm


3.1 cm



2 year(s)

Technical specifications

Lumen output at 4000K

1,540 lm

Lifetime up to

25,000 h

Light colour

2000-6500 Hue White Colour Ambiance

Mains power

100–240 V

50-60 Hz



Built-in LED


Energy class included light source


Wattage bulb included

17.4 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

1,100 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

0.8 kg

Gross weight

1.25 kg


100 mm


901 mm


120 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


No dismantle information available

*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