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Review of Honeywell RTH7600D Touchscreen 7-Day Programmable Thermostat
4.30 stars Very Good Form 603 Reviews
Reviewed on: December 24, 2013 Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$49.99-$99.99

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Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Easy to install and use, works on battery and/or wired
  • 7 day programmable, 4 programs per day
  • Supports multistage heating and cooling systems
  • Large and clear to read/use touch screen display, with green backlight
  • Automatically switches between heating and cooling
  • Easy to program by following instructions
  • Cost effective if programmed correctly

    Cons

  • Advanced setting can be little confusing
  • Tedious to change the programs on daily basis
Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Honeywell RTH7600D Touchscreen 7-Day Programmable Thermostat. The BoolPool rating for this product is Very Good, with 4.30 stars, and the price range is $49.99-$99.99.

The Honeywell RTH7600D Touchscreen is a 7-Day Programmable Thermostat and can be both battery or wired operated. It is easy to install and use, packed with features and option, yet so simple to program. This compact unit features a large easy to see/use green backlit touch screen with easy to follow text instead of symbols. The RTH7600D is compatible with heating and cooling systems plus heat pumps, though it does not work with electric baseboard heat. The smart response technology continuously adjusts to the pre-heating and cooling of the house, starts couple of hours earlier to reach at there-programmed time for maximum comfort.

The unit also have permanent day and time backup, all program information is saved in the event of power outage. It is designed to program each day of the week differently, with four program periods per day.  Some other features include - automatic changes from heat to cool; precisely control the temperature of +/- 1-degree Fahrenheit; optional automatic daylight saving time adjustment and a filter change reminder. This thermostat provides the ability to save up to 33% on annual heating and cooling costs, depending on correct programs as per energy usage and geography. The unit comes with an easy to understand installation guide.

However, in some cases, units stopped turning on the AC and could not control the furnaces. Some units did not follow the program inputs. The clicking on/off noise from the units is loud as per some users and some touch screens were unresponsive. Some users feel the advanced setting is little confusing and it is tedious to change the programs on daily basis. It is advisable to check the existing wiring system of the house by visiting the Honeywell's site and cut the power supply of the heating system before installation.

Overall, the Honeywell RTH7600D Touchscreen 7-Day Programmable Thermostat is recommended home thermostat, designed for easy use and installation, packed with great features and easily programmable by even a layman; more importantly an affordable cost saving device. 

User Voice
Honeywell RTH7600D Touchscreen 7-Day Programmable Thermostat
7 day programming May need manual to program Savings depend on programming Good cost saving if programmed correctly Some units did not follow the program
Review Group #: 1 Rating :
4.00 stars
6 Reviews See Details
Installation manual has additional instructions for Multistage Heat and Cool, Heat Pump with/without Backup Heat, Heat Only or Cool Only systems This model supports a heat pump and separate furnace with EM heat setting
Review Group #: 2 Rating :
3.50 stars
13 Reviews See Details
This unit worked great Some units stopped turning on the Air Conditioning Some thermostats did not control the furnace The clicking on/off noise is loud as per some users
Review Group #: 3 Rating :
3.00 stars
14 Reviews See Details
Easy to install Easy to read display with nice back light Intuitive programming but a bit tedious Touch screen is clear, easy to push and read Checking the existing wiring system of house on the Honeywell's site is suggested It's important to know if the control valve switches heat or cool mode
Review Group #: 4 Rating :
4.50 stars
16 Reviews See Details
Fully automatic heat/cool switching Advanced set up is a little confusing It is a self learning gadget Programming the temperature and times is really slick Programming is easy, just follow the instructions
Review Group #: 5 Rating :
4.00 stars
20 Reviews See Details
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Honeywell RTH7600D Touchscreen 7-Day Programmable Thermostat
Honeywell RTH7600D Touchscreen 7-Day Programmable Thermostat

Amazon

Rating : 4.30 stars Form 603 Reviews
Honeywell RTH7600D Touchscreen 7-Day Programmable Thermostat
Honeywell 7-Day Programmable Touchscreen Thermostat (Model: RTH7600D)

HomeDepot

Rating : 4.30 stars Form 603 Reviews
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