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


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
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