Also agree that I wouldn't buy the new tado v3+ system. I have the old one and it is great but it doesn't offer enough for the £25 subscription for features that used to be included. My mum wants a system for Christmas and I would have bought tado but am getting her a hive instead
I was pretty well set on Tado - and had been for nearly a year - until I read about the subscription model being added. I'd rather pay an outright cost than relentless subscriptions and microtransactions to unlock the features that are used to sell the product - I'm totally against this business model. I appreciate that with the V3 kit it doesn't require a subscription model now, but there are surely no guarantees that they won't simplify their app processes and bring everything onto a subscription model. The real appeal of Tado is a combination of geofencing, scheduling and controllable TRV's - I want to be able to set certain schedules on a TRV by TRV basis, but only have them active when someone is close to home. Does anyone know of a Tado alternative that'll offer that kind of functionality?
Not as far as I know at this time. Apparently hive are testing TRV's at the mo and I read they'd be out in 2019....
Valves, that you can put on radiators instead of normal TRV's and control temperature in rooms or zones individually. Potentially, improving savings.
I have no idea what that is. It's why I asked. I would like to know what justifies the prices difference.