Smart Radiator Thermostat Basic

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Your Starter Kit: Smart Radiator Thermostat V3+ Basic

Looking for an easy way to save energy? And with low up-front costs? Then our Basic version is perfect for you. Our Smart Radiator Thermostat Basic focuses on the essentials: it reduces your energy usage and helps you save on heating costs.

Control individually or centrally

Smart Radiator Thermostats

Smart Radiator Thermostats

Control the radiators in your apartment individually; whether your heating is supplied via a central heating system or through district heating.

Smart Thermostat + Smart Radiator Thermostats

Smart Thermostat + Smart Radiator Thermostats

Do you have direct access to a heating system? If so, you can save even more by using the tado° Smart Thermostat.

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Smart Radiator Thermostat V3+ BasicSmart Radiator Thermostat V3+
Temperature display on the thermostatAnalogue printedDigital LED
Temperature adjustable on thermostat19 - 25°C (lower temperatures through App)5°C - 25°C
Air Comfort Skill*:
Air Freshness, Comfort level per room
Compatible with all other tado° productsYesYes
Auto-Assist as an optional extraYesYes
tado° AppYes, except Air Comfort featureYes, full range of functions
Compatible with Amazon Alexa, Apple Home Kit and Google HomeYes, all of themYes, all of them
*With the Air Comfort Skill the tado° app provides information about the air freshness in your home and gives you advice on how to improve it.

Basic or bestseller?

If you're looking to access all tado° features without compromise, then the Smart Radiator Thermostat V3+ is your perfect product. Here you'll find everything you need to know about this bestselling product, so that you can make the right choice for you.

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tado° is not affiliated with a particular manufacturer. This means, almost all common radiator thermostats can be replaced with our Smart Radiator Thermostat. The same is true for our Basic version. Check here to see whether your manufacturer is also included.

Supported manufacturers (PDF)
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You don't need to be a professional to install the Smart Thermostat – whether it's the Basic one or not. Our online installation assistant will help you out here. No water can leak out either. Follow step by step to install it yourself. And you'll be done in just a few minutes!

Technical specifications


Smart Radiator Thermostat 78 x 52 mm;

Internet Bridge: 81 x 27 x 22 mm;

Full packaging: 174 × 174 × 70 mm

Internet Connection

The Starter Kit includes the tado° Internet Bridge, which is connected to your router. This connects your Smart Radiator Thermostat to the internet.


tado° measures temperature and humidity. The temperature sensor accuracy is 0.01°C.

Radio communication

Frequency: 868 MHz (6LoWPAN)


Smart Radiator Thermostat: 183 g

Internet Bridge: 30 g

Full packaging: 485 g

Power supply

3,0 V DC - (2x AA batteries, 1,200 mAh). Compatible with Panasonic Eneloop AA 1900 mAh NiMH rechargeable batteries (the use of other types of rechargeable batteries is not recommended).


The outer shell consists of polycarbonate (PC) and ABS plastic in matte white.

User interface

Display on printed temperature scale.


You can adjust the settings directly on the thermostat to 19°-25° (lower temperatures in the app). You can deactivate the manual operation in the app with the Child Lock feature.

Multi-language support

The tado° app, instructions and software are available in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Dutch.

Maximum number of tado° devices per Home

You can add up to 25 devices to your tado° Home.

Maximum number of users per Home

Up to 100 users can be added to your tado° Home.


Limited warranty: 2 years

What’s in the box?

  • 1 Smart Radiator Thermostat Basic

  • 2 AA batteries

  • 1 Internet bridge

  • 1 UK power plug

  • 1 EU power plug

  • 1 USB cable

  • 1 Ethernet cable

  • 6 radiator adapters

How it works

Turn your heating up or down in the tado° app. The Internet Bridge, which is connected to the internet via the router, transmits this information wirelessly to your Smart Thermostat.

Enhance your setup

Your Starter Kit includes an Internet Bridge which enables you to add additional Smart Thermostats and Smart Radiator Thermostats to enhance your tado° setup.


Here you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions about our Smart Radiator Thermostat.

How does the Smart Radiator Thermostat work?

Smart Radiator Thermostats replace your existing radiator valves. All Starter Kits include the tado° Internet Bridge, which connects to the internet via your router. It communicates wirelessly with your Smart Radiator Thermostats and lets you control your heating system remotely with the tado° app.

Can I install the Smart Radiator Thermostat by myself?

You can install the Smart Radiator Thermostat yourself in just a few minutes. Simply replace your old radiator thermostat with tado°. Our online installation assistant guides you through the simple process, step by step. Learn more about installing tado°

How do I know if my radiators are compatible with the Smart Radiator Thermostat?

tado° is compatible with almost all thermostatic radiator valves from most manufacturers. Several adapters are included in the package. Learn more about compatibility

What is a Starter Kit?

The Starter Kit includes the tado° Internet Bridge, which connects to the internet via your router. It communicates wirelessly with your Smart Radiator Thermostat. You’ll only need one Starter Kit with Internet Bridge per tado° home but a Starter Kit is required as the basis of your tado° setup. Learn more about the tado° system

What is the difference between the Basic version and the Smart Radiator Thermostat V3+?

Compared with the Basic version, the Smart Radiator Thermostat V3+ offers an additional Air Comfort feature. This allows the tado° App to provide information on the humidity in the room and gives an overview of the pollen count and outdoor air pollution. With this feature, tado° also offers useful tips, for example how to prevent mould from forming in rooms with high humidity levels.
The Basic version comes in a functional design with a simple display so that the thermostat can be set manually to 19°-25°. Lower temperatures can be set in the Basic version using the App. In the standard version, the thermostat can be set directly to 5°-25°.

Can I combine the Smart Radiator Thermostat V3+ with the Basic version?

Yes, you can combine both the Smart Radiator Thermostat, as well as all other tado° products with the Basic version. The thermostats can all be controlled through the same app.

Can I add more Smart Thermostats to my Starter Kit?

You can add as many additional Smart Thermostats, Smart Radiator Thermostats or Add-ons to your Starter Kit as you want. For example, you can add a Wired Smart Thermostat to control your hydronic underfloor heating. More information on adding devices to your tado° Home

I have electric radiators. Can the Smart Radiator Thermostat control them, too?

Unfortunately, tado° does not support electric radiators.

Can I control the Smart Radiator Thermostat with my Smart Speaker?

Like all tado° devices your Smart Radiator Thermostats can be connected to Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple HomeKit. Learn how to control tado° with voice commands

Is the Basic version compatible with my smart speaker?

All tado° products are compatible with the common smart home platforms, like Amazon Alexa, Apple Home Kit and Google Home. This means that it's really easy to control the temperature of your home using voice commands or by integrating it into your routines.

Can you also use Auto-Assist with the Smart Thermostat Basic?

Yes, like all other tado° thermostats, you can control the Smart Radiator Thermostat Basic automatically and even more conveniently using Auto-Assist.

Is there a warranty?

Yes. We offer a warranty of 2 years.

Do I need batteries for the Smart Radiator Thermostat?

2 AA alkaline batteries are included in the package. You can also use Panasonic Eneloop AA 1900 mAh NiMH rechargeable batteries (we do not recommend using any other type of rechargeable batteries). More about compatible battery types

Can I return the Smart Radiator Thermostat if I’m not satisfied?

We guarantee that you will save more energy with tado°. If you are not satisfied or tado° has not saved enough, you can claim your money back. More about the tado° Energy Savings Guarantee


You can supplement your Starter Kit with additional Smart Radiator Thermostats. To control your whole home with tado°, add individual Smart Radiator Thermostats to each of your radiators or as needed.

Add-on – Smart Radiator Thermostat

Add-on – Smart Radiator Thermostat

Would you like to control even more radiators separately? Then add more Smart Radiator Thermostats to your Starter Kit, for more comfort and more savings. These are available individually, in sets of two or four.

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Add-on – Smart Radiator Thermostat - Duo

Add-on – Smart Radiator Thermostat - Duo

Do you need more than one? Then get the Duo Pack and save twice!

Add-on – Smart Radiator Thermostat - Quattro

Add-on – Smart Radiator Thermostat - Quattro

Do you need more than two? Then get the Quattro Pack and save even more!

Add-on – Wired Smart Thermostat

Add-on – Wired Smart Thermostat

It doesn't matter which Starter Kit you already have: if you add a Smart Thermostat (Wired) to it, you can control your entire heating system. And save even more at the same time.

Add-on – Wireless Temperature Sensor

Add-on – Wireless Temperature Sensor

Expand your setup with an extra Wireless Temperature Sensor to measure the temperature more precisely and control multiple radiators in a room with one device. Create more comfort and reduce costs.