This could be a good deal on two zigbee 3.0 RGBW bulbs and a zigbee 3.0 outlet

I saw this on Amazon a little while back:

https://www.amazon.com/CMARS-Starting-Dimmable-Changing-SmartThings/dp/B08VJBVBTT/

Two CMARS RGBW bulbs along with an outlet for $35.99. They're all zigbee 3.0 - and I know the outlet works with Hubitat just fine.

The bulbs are also zigbee 3.0. That Amazon page has a terrible description, but I know that they are RGBW bulbs that support color temperature from warm white to cool white, based on folks using them with zigbee2mqtt.

They were marked as $8.00 off today, so I ordered all three. Will update this post to indicate if the bulbs work with Hubitat and what the color and color temperature look like.

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Here's the promised followup. The bulbs pair to Hubitat very easily as "Advanced Zigbee Bulb". They do not respond as anticipated with the "Advanced Zigbee RGBW Bulb" driver, but do work fine with the "Generic Zigbee RGBW Light" driver.

The bulbs identify themselves as:

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CT ranges from 2700-6500K. The bulbs put out plenty of light in CT mode.

Color reproduction in RGB mode is pretty good - at least as good as Sengled (examples below), but at a level of 100%, the lumens output is about 30-50% of that output in CT mode at 4000K.

@mike.maxwell, if you'd like to add the device fingerprint to the "Generic ZigBee RGBW Light" driver for a future platform release, here it is:

Bottom-line: If I needed cheap zigbee 3.0 rgbw bulbs, I'd get more of these. They seem to play okay with other zigbee devices.

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wow missed this post entirely - thanks the review. Good to have some good low cost alternatives to Sengled (I still like Sengled!).

:+1: :+1:

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I'm just getting my Hubitat online and thought this would be a good starter set. However, I'm curious if anyone has this bulb working? Using an Advanced Zigbee RGBW setting, I can turn on the bulb and change color, but not the temperature and can not turn off the bulb. the Generic Zigbee RGBW is doing nothing.

After you change drivers to “Generic Zigbee RGBW Light”, make sure that you click “Configure” on the device page.

Edit: As a general tip, it is always a good idea to click “Configure” after changing drivers.

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These are under $25 now. So pretty good for a couple color bulbs and plug.

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Now i know why i had so many problems with some stuff before never did this.

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