The Lifx Z light strips use a Wi-Fi radio to connect to your home network just like Lifx lightbulbs do. You don't need a hub or a bridge plugged into your router. Once everything's synced up, you'll be able to change their color and brightness using the Lifx app.
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Paint with light
You can also drag colors across the strips to create your own multicolor pattern. Each 1-meter strip has eight different zones that you can adjust. And yes, those zones are why this product is called "Lifx Z."
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The starter kit includes the plug-in power attachment and two one-meter strips (you can connect up to ten of them in total). The price? $90, or about £70/AU$120. Check out our full review to see if we think they're worth the splurge.