Remotec Z-Wave Plus Smart Thermostat For Home Automation - ZTS-500

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ZTS-500 is designed with the end user in mind. It combines compatibility with any Z-Wave certified controller or gateway with an incredibly simple and intuitive user interface. With AES 128 encrypted communication it provides user peace of mind while enjoying the convenience, energy saving and other benefits a smart system delivers.

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The ZTS-500 is a security Z-Wave enabled thermostat designed to control residential HVAC systems. A security enabled Z-Wave Plus Controller must be used in order to fully utilize the product. Users can use local or remote control and monitor the temperature via an App on smartphones or computers while at home or away through a Z-Wave gateway. It can maximize energy conservation and comfort while minimizing the effort required to maintaining a desired temperature in your home.

HVAC Systems Compatible

  • 24Vac single & two stage conventional heating systems (gas/oil/electric)
  • Heat pump systems with up to two stages of heating (electric/gas)
  • Zoned forced air and zoned hot water (2 or 3 wire)
  • Millivolt systems (12-24Vac or DC source)
  • One or two stage cooling systems
  • Hybrid systems

HVAC Systems Not Compatible

  • Radiant floor and wall heating systems
  • Geothermal systems
  • Multi-zoned systems
  • 110V or higher line voltage systems (e.g. electric baseboard heaters)

Note: Thick black, red, or white wires connected with wire nuts running to existing thermostat typically mean high voltage system.


  • Support "Frequently Listening Routing Slaves" (FLiRS) mode and "Always Listening" mode
  • Support Network Wide Inclusion (NWI) and Explore Frames
  • Support Security and Non- Security command
  • Support battery low and level report
  • Support Association Groups
  • Advanced features through Z-Wave configuration parameters
  • Temperature sensor calibration
  • Filter replacement reminder
  • Z-Wave Plus compliant
  • OTA (over-the-air) firmware upgradeability
  • Energy saving mode
  • Short cycle start up protection
  • Support AA x 4 alkaline batteries (No C-wire required) or standard HVAC 24Vac input

Thermostat Alerts Messages
Battery Low Indication
Filter Replacement
Defrost Function
Out of Temperature Range Control Function


Why Z-Wave Smart Thermostats?


Z Wave thermostats and other smart home devices were strategically created so that different types of products can communicate with each other in a common language. This way, all the automation controllers, surveillance systems, motion sensors, and other smart devices in your house can all work together seamlessly. Even better, Z Wave certified technology operates at a much lower frequency compared to other wireless devices. Certainly, this will reduce the threat of interference with other wireless devices. Therefore, signals can easily travel farther with less power and enhanced reliability. 

    • Z-Wave Chip 500 series
    • Z-Wave: Z-Wave Plus
    • Two groups and 2 devices each (nodes)
  • LED and Button
    • Curved white LEDs display (Wide viewing angle and high contrast ratio with 3 levels brightness control)
    • Resolution: 18 x 6 dots
    • VA: 64mm x 28mm
    • Status icons: 7 "<", ">", "+" and "–" control buttons and LEDs
    • Input: AC 100-240VAC, 50-60Hz
    • Output: AC 24 VAC +/- 20% 50/60Hz
    • Battery: AA x 4pcs
    • Voltage: 24 VAC 50/60 Hz
    • Current: 1A Max. (inductive)
    • Temp Unit: °F or °C
  • Temp Display Resolution: 1°F / 0.5 °C
  • Temp Measurable Range: 32 – 99 °F / 0 – 37 °C
  • Temp Setting Range: 41 – 99 °F / 5 – 37 °C
  • Temp Swing and Differential: 1°F, 2°F, 3°F or 4°F / 0.5°C, 1.0°C, 1.5°C or 2°C
  • Temp Dead Band: 3°F, 4°F, 5°F or 6°F / 1.5°C, 2.0°C, 2.5°C or 3°C
    • 160mm x 100mm x 28mm (HxWxD)
    • FCC, CE, RoHS, Z-Wave Plus, ZigBee, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
    • up to 8W
    • up to 0.8mW
    • up to 50m (outdoors) and 40m (indoors)
    • 0-50°C
    • -5-60°C
    • IP20