Sync your Philips Hue lights to your TV screen

Sync your Philips Hue lights to your TV screen

Create an immersive media experience with the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box. Simply connect the sync box to an HDMI media device — including streaming devices, gaming consoles, set-top boxes, and more ⁠— to watch streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime. Your lights will dim, brighten, and change color in sync with the content on your TV screen.

Fast and seamless light experience

Fast and seamless light experience

Experience zero delay as your lights sync to your TV screen — whether you’re playing movies, music, or games — creating a truly immersive media experience. Watch your favorite content like never before with the sync box.

Works with any Hue color-capable light

Works with any Hue color-capable light

The sync box works with all Philips Hue White and color ambiance bulbs or fixtures. Add up to 10 Philips Hue color-capable lights to your Entertainment area, and then watch as each light individually responds to your on-screen TV content to bring your media to life with surround lighting.

Connect up to 4 HDMI devices

Connect up to 4 HDMI devices

The sync box features four HDMI inputs to which you connect media devices such as gaming consoles and streaming devices, which allows you to sync the content on your TV screen to your Philips Hue lights. The sync box is not compatible with smart TV apps, as the content must first pass through the sync box via an HDMI device.

Personalize settings in the app

Personalize settings in the app

Make your entertainment media experience your own. Use the app to change your light settings, such as the brightness and speed of the effects, as well as define default start-up settings.

Hue Bridge required

Hue Bridge required

The Hue Bridge*, the heart of your smart lighting system, connects your Hue White and color ambiance smart lights to your app and the sync box, allowing you to customize and save your light settings when syncing. *The sync box is only compatible with the square-shaped Hue Bridge V2.

Easy to install, set up, and use

Easy to install, set up, and use

A simple setup allows you to easily connect to your Hue Bridge and use your sync box with any TV and HDMI device. Control your entertainment experience and sync box any way you want: with the app, on-product control button, any infrared TV remote, or your voice via Amazon Alexa, Siri, and the Google Assistant.

Supports high-quality video formats

Supports high-quality video formats

The Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box is compatible with 4K, Dolby Vision, and HDR10+, letting you enjoy the highest quality picture you can get at home — all while your Philips Hue smart lights sync to give you surround lighting.


Design and finishing







Operational humidity

5% <H<95% (non condensing)

Operational temperature

0°C - 40°C

Packaging information




Power Supply

100 - 240 V

Power consumption

Standby power

1 W

Adapter voltage

24 V

Standby power consumption

1.5 W

Maximum power consumption

7.3 W

Product dimensions and weight

Net weight

0.455 kg


2.3 cm


9.9 cm


18.2 cm



2 year(s)

Technical specifications

Lifetime up to

10,000 hour(s)


10000 hrs

Mains power

100-240 V

Class of protection

II - double insulated

Time until standby

20 min

What's in the box

Power adapter


HDMI Sync Box


HDMI cable


What's supported

Philips Hue App

IOS 15 and above

Android 10.0 and above

Voice assistants

Amazon Alexa

Google Assistant



IR receiver



802.11 b/g/n/ 2.4 GHz


2.0b with HDCP 2.2

Video resolution

4K 60Hz; 1080p & 1440p 120Hz; HDR10+ & Dolby Vision.



Video formats

HDR10+; Dolby Vision

Audio formats

Dolby Atmos


Bluetooth 4.2 for installation with WIFI

Packaging dimensions and weight

EAN/UPC - product


Net weight

0.68 kg

Gross weight

1.43 kg


102 mm


300 mm


200 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 color ambiance bulbs). Learn more about brightness