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You can use the coupon code SAVETEN to bring this down to $108

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Do I need to buy anything else to get this to work? I see there is a module for sale but its also in the picture. Also what is the difference in this model and this? http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-202352449/h_d2/ProductDisplay?langId=-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053

@kwkilcoyne yours is not the same.

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@prettywootprincess: Can't find the differences in specs. Might just be blind. Looked to me to be the same product made by RTCA just with different branding. Would be interested to know the differences if someone can point them out.

The wifi module goes into a socket on the back of the unit.

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@prettywootprincess: Can't say for certain, but I believe the LockState Connect WiFi Internet USNAP Module for Internet Capable Thermostats (listed separately for $79.99) is included as shown in the photo. That's probably why the regular price is $198.

The other one you mentioned does not show the USNAP module - am thinking that's why it's cheaper. IOW I'm guessing on everything, but I don'tthink you have to purchase anything else to make this work.

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I have one from 3M's filtrete line that I got at homedepot. It's nearly the same device but still cheaper than that one even. The screen looks the same even. Wifi might sound stupid but it makes programming your schedule a piece of cake. http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-202352449/h_d2/ProductDisplay?langId=-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053

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I also have the 3M-branded version from Home Depot. Had it for a year or more. With the recent conversion to Energy Hub's management service, the web UI and Android app have both been improved quite a bit. It works like a charm, really. If you're at all technical, setup is a breeze. If not, just stick with the instructions. The forums over at radiothermostat.com are a great place for info & discussions.

Using wifi does require power from a C wire on your HVAC system, since it's power-hungry. The unit will otherwise disable the USNAP wifi module and run from the two AA batteries. Adding a C wire usually means sticking a wall transformer somewhere and running a bit of copper.

If you're a programmer, they have a documented HTTP interface for querying and controlling the device directly over your network, which is fantastic. This is probably my favorite piece of household tech, and it's cheaper than a lot of non-wifi programmable thermostats.

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The Filtrete unit has a true auto mode, i.e. it can be set to switch between heating and cooling mode automatically. That might be nice if you live in a desert area where it could be real hot during the day, but cold at night. Or if you're just lazy. :-) Or if you're buying one for your forgetful Mom. On the other hand, the LockState model has a slightly higher contrast LCD display, and prettier GUI for managing via the Internet (and costs more). Supposedly LockState allows you to manage their thermostat and Internet enabled locks via a single website, but since I don't (yet) own either, I can't verify that. As far as I can tell looking at the manuals & the sites, those are the only differences. But, considering how seldomly I look at my thermostat, I plan to buy the less expensive Filtrete & get the auto heat/cool mode as a bonus.

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I also have the 3M Filtrete one. It was like $75 on eBay. My old programmable thermostat was a pain to program and I just wanted one where I could program it from a computer. Being able to change it from my phone just turned out to be a bonus.
This one looks like it is only a deal because it used to be overpriced.

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As I live in a home with 2 heat-crazed roommates, this would be perfect to ensure heat doesn't rise above X degrees with a little programming. What would be even better is if it were installed without telling them of its features.

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This looks like a re-badged Radio Thermostat Company of America model. Anyone know if this is true and if so, which of their models it is equivalent to? Thanks!

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Is this deal dead already? Site is at regular price.

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home depot carries this same thermostat under the Filtrete brand for just under $100. They even carry it in the stores so you can just walk in and buy one.

I got one a few weeks ago and couldn't be happier! There's even an android app now to control the temperature from anywhere

The parent company that makes these thermostates is radiothermostat.com
They have two models, of which this is the lesser.

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I've had the CT-30 (this thermostat) with the Z-wave module running in my home (one upstairs and one down) for a while now. Good overall thermostat. The Z-wave module is a bit flakey at times. I can't say how the Lockstate module is.

It's fully programmable when it's in 'standalone' mode, which essentially means it's not part of a home network. However, once it's been paired into the network, it loses its base programmability, assuming that your home controller will be doing the programming changes. Not a big deal, but something you should be aware of.

It's simple. It's effective. I like mine.

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Back to reg. price of $198. Sorry if you missed it.