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June 14, 2016 AT 1:37 pm

Teardown of a Philips HUE LED Lightbulb with #Zigbee and ATmega2564 AVR #IoT #IoTuesday

Electronupdate has another quality teardown, this time of a Philips HUE wireless Zigbee-enabled lightbulb. The zoom-and-pan shots of the circuit board, the datasheet overlays, and solder-inspection comments make this one of my favorite teardown videos yet. And that multi-page “instruction manual” for a lightbulb is pretty hilarious too!

atmel bulb

The bulb packs some intriguing computing power:
atmel bulb sheet

However the solder joints aren’t so pretty:
solderbulb

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