How does that work?? no batteries? is it magic???

  • Asked by fn
Philips Hue tap Switch

Philips Hue tap Switch

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    No, it's science! Any button press causes a fixed magnet to move along a coil which generates electricity. This tiny bit of power is all that's needed to send out a tiny message to the Hue bulb network.

    The buttons have a weird feel, very long throw. But it works reliably.

    • Answered by George W from Oakland