Honeywell Home RTH7600D Smart Response Backlit Thermostat

Last updated: December 2, 2022


Although this thermostat is small, it packs a big punch. The unit has a large backlit touchscreen that is easy to read, even in the dark. With this unit, homeowners will be able to program a separate temperature for up to four different times per day. The thermostat even retains its memory during a power outage.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: This thermostat is so smart that it will alert you when it's time to change the batteries and system filters.

In our analysis of 56 expert reviews, the Honeywell Home Smart Response Backlit Thermostat placed 5th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The 7-Day Touchscreen Programmable Thermostat has the features you want, such as a large touchscreen display and Smart Response Technology. It automatically adjusts the heating/cooling of your home, so you’re comfortable at your programmed times. With Auto Change from heat to cool, the switch from heating to cooling is automatic. Even better, this thermostat is compatible with many systems, so installation is a breeze.

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Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

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

What reviewers didn't like

Advanced settings can be little confusing, Tedious to change the programs on daily basis
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