The perfect pair. A clever wireless switch that works directly out of the box and a Philips Hue white lamp. No wires, no electrician, no installation needed. Unlike some of the other Hue switches, this switch is powered by a battery. Switches like the Tap are powered by human touch and do not require batteries.
The Hue lineup offers three different light bulb options. This kit packages a White bulb. Color bulbs allow you to pick any color you want. Ambiance bulbs allow you to pick from many different shades of white. This allows flexibilty between a warm, inviting environment and an environment geared for focus. White bulbs offer the least in terms of features, but still leave you in control for dimming and turning on/off. Read more about choosing bulbs and color temperature in the Hue Lighting Guide.
All lights and bridges are compatible. For example, 1st gen lights will work with a 2nd gen bridge. Likewise, 2nd gen lights will work with a 1st gen bridge.