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GoControl GC-TBZ48 Z-Wave Plus Thermostat

This describes the Z-Wave device GoControl GC-TBZ48, manufactured by Linear Corp with the thing type UID of linear_gctbz48_00_000.

The device is in the category of HVAC, defining Air condition devices, Fans.

GoControl GC-TBZ48 product image

The GoControl GC-TBZ48 supports routing. This allows the device to communicate using other routing enabled devices as intermediate routers. This device is unable to participate in the routing of data from other devices.

Overview

The Z-Wave Thermostat (GC-TBZ48) is a programmable, Z-Wave communications thermostat. It can be powered using 24VAC (if both “R”&”C”wires are available at the thermostat), or using four (4) AA batteries. Using Z-Wave technology, end users have the ability to use the 2GIG Go!Control panel to control the thermostat, configure programming setings, as well as to display current conditions in the home or office.

Channels

The following table summarises the channels available for the GoControl GC-TBZ48 -:

Channel Channel Id Category Item Type
Scene Number scene_number   Number
Sensor (temperature) sensor_temperature Temperature Number
Thermostat mode thermostat_mode Temperature Number
Operating State thermostat_state Temperature Number
Setpoint (cooling) thermostat_setpoint Temperature Number
Setpoint (heating) thermostat_setpoint Temperature Number
Thermostat fan mode thermostat_fanmode    
Thermostat fan state thermostat_fanstate    
Battery Level battery-level Battery Number
Clock Time Offset time_offset Temperature Number

Scene Number

Triggers when a scene button is pressed.

The scene_number channel supports the Number item.

Sensor (temperature)

Indicates the current temperature.

The sensor_temperature channel supports the Number item and is in the Temperature category. This is a read only channel so will only be updated following state changes from the device.

Thermostat mode

Sets the thermostat.

The thermostat_mode channel supports the Number item and is in the Temperature category. The following state translation is provided for this channel to the Number item type -:

Value Label
0 Off
1 Heat
2 Cool
3 Auto
4 Aux Heat
5 Resume
6 Fan Only
7 Furnace
8 Dry Air
9 Moist Air
10 Auto Changeover
11 Heat Economy
12 Cool Economy
13 Away
15 Full Power
31 Manufacturer Specific

Operating State

Sets the thermostat operating state.

The thermostat_state channel supports the Number item and is in the Temperature category. The following state translation is provided for this channel to the Number item type -:

Value Label
0 Idle
1 Heating
2 Cooling
3 Fan Only
4 Pending Heat
5 Pending Cool
6 Vent / Economiser

Setpoint (cooling)

Sets the thermostate setpoint.

The thermostat_setpoint channel supports the Number item and is in the Temperature category.

Setpoint (heating)

Sets the thermostate setpoint.

The thermostat_setpoint channel supports the Number item and is in the Temperature category.

Thermostat fan mode

Channel type information on this channel is not found.

Thermostat fan state

Channel type information on this channel is not found.

Battery Level

Represents the battery level as a percentage (0-100%). Bindings for things supporting battery level in a different format (e.g. 4 levels) should convert to a percentage to provide a consistent battery level reading.

The battery-level channel supports the Number item and is in the Battery category.

Clock Time Offset

Provides the current time difference for the devices time.

The time_offset channel supports the Number item and is in the Temperature category.

Device Configuration

The device has no configuration parameters configured.

Association Groups

Association groups allow the device to send unsolicited reports to the controller, or other devices in the network. Using association groups can allow you to eliminate polling, providing instant feedback of a device state change without unnecessary network traffic.

The GoControl GC-TBZ48 supports 3 association groups.

Group 1: Group 1

This group supports 5 nodes.

Group 2: Group 2

This group supports 5 nodes.

Group 3: Group 3

This group supports 5 nodes.

Technical Information

Endpoints

Endpoint 0

Command Class Comment
COMMAND_CLASS_NO_OPERATION_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_BASIC_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_SCENE_ACTIVATION_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_SCENE_ACTUATOR_CONF_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_SENSOR_MULTILEVEL_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_THERMOSTAT_MODE_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_THERMOSTAT_OPERATING_STATE_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_THERMOSTAT_SETPOINT_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_THERMOSTAT_FAN_MODE_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_THERMOSTAT_FAN_STATE_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_ASSOCIATION_GRP_INFO_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_DEVICE_RESET_LOCALLY_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_ZWAVEPLUS_INFO_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_CONFIGURATION_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_MANUFACTURER_SPECIFIC_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_POWERLEVEL_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_FIRMWARE_UPDATE_MD_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_BATTERY_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_CLOCK_V1  
COMMAND_CLASS_ASSOCIATION_V2  
COMMAND_CLASS_VERSION_V2  
COMMAND_CLASS_MULTI_CMD_V1  

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