I cannot believe this thing ever made it to market. The one bulb per phone thing is like trying to sell a car with a carburetor in 2017.
Not saying it doesn’t work as advertised. Not saying a handful of people won’t like it. Just saying, cannot believe they ever raised funding to actually produce the bulbs.
Chia pets and sham-wows have proven you can sell anything. McDonald’s has proven you can produce shit and stay profitable forever. But investors there had an idea of what it would cost to make a couple or three dollars.
@MehnofLaMehncha People with a lot of money do stupid shit with there money that they think is brilliant …That’s where Meh swoops in buys several thousand then pans it off in a two-fer and sells it to us at a small profit after shipping, great concept , hope those rich dudes with the millions keep making crazy shit i’ll buy all day long @ a sharp discount …Its a Meh. world i’m just a humble visitor lol… Like the Gummy Bears don’t need them but cant pass on deep discounts because i give them away…Ps clever user name bravo
@ILikeMeh Sengled does. I think they only made them in recessed bulbs though. You paired to the master bulb, and the master sent the signal to the slaves so you could essentially have your entire house playing the same music.
@MehnofLaMehncha I thought the exact same thing and I simply couldn’t fathom some idiot thought this would be a good idea. Then one day I decided to buy one and thought it may be helpful on my tool bench/garage because the darn speaker dock I bought here on Meh (JBL OnBeat Micro) was such a darn pain to actually sit my phone into since I was constantly reaching for it, and putting on and off the dock sucked. I have always considered a bluetooth speaker but I didn’t want to have a dedicated cord to charge it, forget to have it charged, and all of that. That’s where this came to be the perfect product. I put it into a spare light socket and now its there all the time ready for me to use whenever I need it. No sticking phone on a speaker dock, no remembering to recharge or need a dedicated cord and plug, etc. THIS IS AN AWESOME PRODUCT when you use it the way I described. I use the one in my garage a few times a week, and the one in my basement every few weeks and they have exceeded my expectations. The app and playing with the colors and all is a gimmick, maybe good for kids but not practical in any way.
@cllyde Agreed completely, NOT a good light at all but the speaker is good. I put a splitter so I now use this, and a regular bulb in 1 socket in my garage. It looks funky but out there looks don’t matter.
@saintsfan504 when the app said I lost Bluetooth connection, I checked and the light did stay in the color I had left it in… But when I got back in range, the audio wouldn’t play, so I had to reconnect for that to work.
I bought this wanting to use it as a lightning simulator, playing a storm track. Unfortunately it only reacts to music flashing in random colors instead of whatever I pick. I don’t know if the IOS app gives you that option, but the android app does not.
It’s also annoying that it reverts back to white if I disconnect or turn off the bulb. I was hoping to use two different ones for some photos… Which means I’ll have to use my tablet to connect to the second one since I can’t use my phone for both.
It’s also really slow to turn on (which they show in their testing video) but it’s much slower than my other leds which is slightly distracting since I have three bulbs in a ceiling fixture in my bathroom.
The sound is… Just ok. Nothing to write home about. Fine for kids or people that aren’t that picky.
I made a hanging cloud that I wanted to stick this in to make it look like a storm cloud. My first issue is finding a thunder track that doesn’t have rain, and then the second issue is that I only want it to flash white. Maybe if I find another knock off app I can get one that only flashes white. It’s kinda on a back burner, I’ll hopefully figure it out eventually.
I purchased these last time they were up. They are considerably larger than a standard incandescent light bulb. Unfortunately, they are too big to fit in the lamp I wanted to put them in, the harp of that lamp barely accommodates a standard size lightbulb. Check yours before you buy.
Also, the app is clunky and paring takes a long time. They don’t remember the color they were set to before power was cut off so expect a complete reset every time if you put them on switched power.
I also find the speaker to be not as good as the speakers in the iPhone 7 but probably better than the ones in the previous iPhones.
Well, I pulled the trigger on these. First purchase in more than 11 months. One to give away and one to put in my bathroom so I can have tunes when I shower. And prank my friends when they are in the can and the light bulb starts singing and changing colors. From what @viewis said, hope it fits.
@RiotDemon old. Lol. Two bulbs and one of the glass shade things is missing, I have a replacement but I haven’t gotten around to installing it as the ceiling is very high, which means dragging a ladder up the stairs and squeezing it in there, or coercing one of my 6’+ friends to get up on a chair and do it. I probably ought to just replace all three glass things with new ones, those were there when I bought the house 30 years ago, and the glass had been speckled with paint when they painted the ceiling to sell me the place.
@moondrake it’ll definitely fit in the one without glass. It may or may not fit in the other ones. It fit in my light fixture that looks like older track lighting with metal shades… But it sticks out 2-3" compared to my other bulbs.
I added one to our bathroom lights, and occasionally change the colors a little while my wife and daughter are putting on makeup (that they don’t need). I get a good laugh as they start removing what they started or even better change the color before they get started, Today the light will be more green…
My next door neighbor goes all out for holidays with lots of Halloween and Christmas lights, but also banners for shit like St. Valentine’s Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and whatever I’ve forgotten.
So what I started doing was replacing my front porch single-bulb light with orange for Halloween and Green for Christmas to provide a contrast in lighting dedication. I think it’s hilarious.
I was hoping I could just change the color of this bulb with my phone rather than have to swap bulbs four times a year, but if the color doesn’t stick when I turn it off, then it’s no good. Too bad.
I bought 2 sets - for what I paid for those 4 bulbs, plus $20, I could’ve gotten 1 Phillips Hue (speakerless) color bulb. It has its drawbacks but seriously the benefits made the minimal cost worthwhile. I’ve got one in the light above my kitchen sink. I can jam while cooking or doing dishes. Win. I have one as a gift and the recipient was VERY happy. Win. One is gonna go in my bathroom to make shower karaoke a better experience. Will I have to re-pair? Yes. Big deal, it doesn’t take that long. Win. And I still have one to put elsewhere or gift. Who’s a happy consumer? This girl.