GoControl Z-Wave Plus Smart Battery-Powered Thermostat - GC-TBZ48

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Manage your comfort at home or across the globe with the GoControl Z-Wave Plus Thermostat. This battery-powered smart thermostat can be controlled by all Z-Wave hubs, including the 2GIG GoControl security system.

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Model GC-TBZ48 is a battery powered Z-wave thermostat that connects to all Z-Wave hubs, including the 2GIG GC2 panel giving you control over your home’s comfort wherever you are. This model is designed to be incredibly easy to install and includes a front loading battery compartment to hold 4 "AA" batteries to power the thermostat for two full years, or it can be powered by the HVAC systems 24 VAC "C" wire. The 7-character scrolling display makes programming simple.

The GC-TBZ48 works with most contemporary Central HVAC systems, whether standard or heat pump, which makes this thermostat a great solution for all retrofit or new construction needs.

What’s in the Box:

  • GC-TBZ48 Battery Powered Z-Wave Thermostat
  • Four AA Batteries
  • Mounting Hardware
  • Installation Manual/User Guide


  • Battery powered design runs on 4 "AA" batteries
  • Extremely long 2-year battery life
  • Can be powered by 24 VAC "C" wire from HVAC system
  • Z-Wave compatible - Ver. 4.5.5
  • Supports Z-Wave FLiRS functionality
  • Works on standard HVAC systems: 2 stage heat/ 2 stage cool
  • Works on heat pump HVAC systems: 3 stage heat/ 2 stage cool
  • Incredibly easy to install and program
  • USB firmware upgrade ability
  • Wall mount or mounts on single-gang junction box

Why Z-Wave Battery Powered Thermostats?


Of course, there are unparalleled reasons to use a Z-Wave Plus GoControl battery powered smart thermostat. First and foremost, the GoControl temperature technology enables you to adjust your home's HVAC settings for mobile climate control. Simultaneously, you can save on installation costs, and long-term energy savings by using reliable Z-Wave Plus smart home solutions. Even more, these smart home battery powered thermostats are compatible with all your Z-Wave Hubs, as well as GoControl security panels, alarms, and alternate systems. 

Power C-Wire Input: 20-30VAC
Battery Power: 4 AA Batteries
Operating Temperature 32° to 120°F (0° to 49°C)
Storage Temperature -40° to 140°F (-40° to 60°C)
Messaging Capability 7-character alpha numeric display, with message scroll
Set-point Accuracy 1° F (0.5°C), Calibrates to +/- 7°F
Ambient Temperature Display 1° F (0.5°C)
Accuracy Remote Control Via Z-Wave
Standard Gas/Electric HVAC 2-stage heating, 2-stage cooling
Systems Heat Pump HVAC System 3-stage heating, 2-stage cooling
Thermostat Connections Uses standard thermostat connections (C, RC, RH, W1, W2/O, Y1, Y2, G) - 18 AWG
Regulator United States: FCC Compliant to CFR47, Part 15B Canada: Industry Canada RSS 210, Issue 8
Dimensions 5.75” (146mm) W, 4.5”(114.3mm) H, 1.00 (25.4mm) D
Screen Size 2.7” X 1.4” LCD w/white backlight (68.6mm X 35.6mm)
Buttons 4 mechanical buttons (Mode, Fan, Up Arrow, Down Arrow)
Certification FCC Part 15, Industry Canada