Bridge controller gets Hue Philips lamps lost by faulty firmware update




Philips warns not to install. The latest firmware update for its Hue LED bulbs on the corresponding Hue Bridge The bug affects the Hue Bridge controller the lights ‘lost’ and institutions may be lost. There is a workaround for affected users.

Via Twitter alerts Philips that the latest firmware update should not be installed. Hue for his lamps A Hue-owner receives a request for the update via the corresponding tablet or smartphone app but Philips advises users to ignore. Those reporting There is a risk that the central Hue Bridge controller, the LED bulbs link protocol controls wirelessly via ZigBee Light, can no longer find the lamps. Moreover, user settings, such scenes may be lost.

The Meethue website Philips temporary workaround posted that describes Hue owners who have already installed the update the LED bulbs can ‘find’ again. The fix is ​​cumbersome: the user must manually enter the serial numbers of all lamps. Furthermore, users are requested to report a firmware update have to ignore it and switch to reboot. Then the bridge controller 30 seconds

When Philips a working firmware update has on offer is not yet clear. The manufacturer has the wrong firmware already offline.


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