Hi, so me doing so much research, (LOL) what do you all think about doing this to work with Hue?
Looking towards the bottom of this page he explains how he added RGB LED light strips to work with HUE. Let me know what you think.
or this is what he said:
So, I desoldered the original lightstrip from the hue controller and simply plugged the leads into an rgb amplifier.
Then I connected a 100w power supply http://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/power-supplies/12vdc-enclosed-power-supply/70/
to the rgb amplifier http://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/rgb-led-amplifiers/rgb-a4-rgb-amplifier/115/524/
and am using it to drive the two 5 meter strips of the following:
It all works surprisingly well. Just some wirestripping required to put
the leads in the amplifier and some extra 18 gauge wire to run power to
the amplifier from the somewhat bulky extra power supply. But the good
thing is the new lightstrips are much longer, seem to have just as good a
color range, and are literally 12 times brighter per foot! Luckily
they are much more efficient than the hue lightstrip as well.
Bottom line is that the hue controller makes an excellent generic rgb
controller once desoldered, and can be used to control much brighter and
longer lengths of lightstrips.