Honeywell Lyric T6/T6R

Control your heating, everywhere

installation only
£65

supplied & fitted
£215 Ordered on Request

From a well known, mainstream manufacturer, the Lyric T6 and T6R by Honeywell is a brilliant little thermostat. Reliable and easy to use with the backing of a mahusive company behind it. Honeywell have struggled with style in the past, but this little thermostat seems to fit in quite nicely with a lot of homes and is a great alternative smart stat for those looking for just basic integration and ease of use.

It is a heating only controller and comes in two variants allowing easy installation on a wall or desktop stand.


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Unlike some of the other Smart Thermostat's, the Honeywell T6(R) comes in two different variants, so instead of purchasing a single unit and then accessories, with the Honeywell unit, you need to purchase the right unit for your home:

On the wall, replacing an existing wired thermostat
If you have an existing wired thermostat and you are happy for the thermostat to go in the same location as your existing unit, then the Honeywell T6 is the unit for you. I will then re-utilise the existing room thermostat cable as the link for between your Thermostat and your existing heating system.
Typical installation duration: 1-2hrs.

On the stand
Where you do not have an existing wired thermostat or the location of your existing thermostat is an unsuitable, then you will be looking to purchase the Honeywell T6R. For this, the room thermostat unit itself will be powered by a 240v plug, so make sure you have a socket available near your desired location. You'll then have a receiver box mounted next to your boiler or in your airing cupboard (Depending on your home's internal wiring) which will then interface with your existing heating system.
Typical installation duration: Around 1hr.

Thermostat Material: Plastic
Available Colours: Black
Phone/Tablet Control: Yes
Thermostat Control: Yes
Website Control: Yes
Auto-Scheduling: No
Home Optimisation: Yes
Geofencing: Yes
Weather Reports: No
OpenTherm Support: Yes
Operating Platforms: Android / IOS / Website
Hot Water Control: No
Energy Monitoring: Yes
3rd Party Integration: Yes, limited access protocol, works with Apple HomeKit
Multi-Zone Support: Yes, with extra units
Power Requirements: In wall from CH system for T6, mains power socket for T6R
Internet Connection: Wifi
Warranty: 2 Years standard, upto 5 years available

All specifications were correct at time of writing, due to the nature of smart controls, features get added frequently (and unfortunately, sometimes removed), please check with the manufacturer or directly with myself if you specifically require a certain feature. I try to keep these feature lists updated as regularily as I can and if you notice an error, please let me know.

Combination Boilers
Yes. Compatible with all UK combi boilers.

Normal gas boilers with hot water tank
Yes. Traditional S and Y plan systems are easily converted unless you have a specialist controls pack like the "Honeywell SmartFit" system. Additionally gravity systems can also be controlled.

Oil boilers with or without hot water tank
Yes. see above regarding system design.

Warm air
Yes, although not specifically stated by the manufacturer, it works fine.

Heat interface units & district systems
Yes. As long as you have independant control of your heating system, then the unit should be compatible.

Electric heating
Technically, it's not officially supported for the UK market, however, like most things in this world it does depend on your system as the unit is compatible with electric boilers and doesn't normally require any special components, but for panel or underfloor mat systems some modifications may be required and you should call me to discuss the type of system you have. Unfortunately, if you have electric storage heaters, there is not a compatible smart stat on the market.

Internet requirements
An "always-on" broadband connection will be required with a wifi Internet connection ideally broadcasting on a 2.4/5Ghz channel.

Fixed Fee Installation Service

In order to take advantage of my fixed installation fee, the following requirements apply:

  1. You must have a working heating and hot water system with a fully working boiler (Where applicable).
  2. Your heating system wiring (incl boiler and cylinder where applicable) must be accessible.
  3. The existing wiring must be in a safe, functional order.
  4. All new and supplementary wiring will be run surface to a maximum cable length of 5m.
  5. The thermostat is not included in the price (Except where purchase is indicated).
  6. The T6 is to replace an existing wired wall thermostat only.
  7. The T6R is to be mounted on it's stand.
  8. Relocation of a wired thermostat is excluded.
  9. Redecoration is not included in any price.