Thermotouch 5291 Manual DIN-Rail Thermostat

  • Manual Thermostat Features

    The 5291 Manual Thermostat features a simple manual temperature dial. The 5291 is designed to be mounted in your electrical box. The red light indicator shows when the heating is operating. The 5291 is floor sensing only. The manual thermostat is ideal for use with off peak or home auotmation applications where the power is controlled to the unit and the temperture set via the dial.

Manual DIN-Rail Thermostat

Stock No.
Manual DIN-Rail Thermostat
Stock Status
In Stock

Technical Data

36 x 86 x 58(48mm in electrical board)
240V 50/60Hz
Lead Length
Supplied with 3m floor sensor & conduit (floor sensing only)
Maximum Load
16A Max load
IP Rating
EN/BS 50 081-1, EN/BS 50 082-2, EN/BS 60 730-1 & EN/BS 70730-2-9

Frequently Asked Questions

What temperature should I set my underfloor heating at?

Every situation is different however it is recommended to set your underfloor heating to 24°C to begin with. After testing for several days increase or decrease the temperature to find your comfort temperature. Please note a decrease of 1°C may not affect the comfort or warmth of the floor enough to make it noticeable but can help to reduce running costs.

How long should the floor heating be left on for?

The length of time depends on your lifestyle, the system used and the desired temperature.

What is a floor sensor?

A floor sensor is a small probe that is installed beneath the floor, between two runs of heating cable. This is connected to the Thermostat and gives an accurate reading of the floor temperature.

Will my Underfloor Heating Thermostat come with the Floor Sensor/probe?

Yes! All Underfloor Heating Thermostats supplied by Thermogroup come with a Floor Sensor and a 20mm flexible conduit to install the floor sensor in, making it easier to replace if necessary. You will find the Floor Sensor and Conduit in your Thermostat box, below the unit itself.

What is the flexible conduit for? Do I need to install it?

We recommend the use of a conduit for the floor sensor so that in the event of a floor sensor failing or the thermostat being upgraded, the floor sensor can be replaced without damaging the floor covering. If this is not possible we recommend installing a second-floor sensor as a spare.

Can I control my underfloor heating and towel rail from one controller?

Yes, with our Thermotouch 4.3dC dual control thermostat, you can individually control both your underfloor heating and towel rail from the single controller.

Can I control multiple zones with one controller?

No, each zone that you want to have individual control over needs to have its own separate controller.

Can I control my underfloor heating using C-Bus?

Yes, ensure that you purchase the manual controller with your underfloor heating and this can be connected to and controlled by your C-Bus system.

What are the rough in or first fix requirements for Underfloor Heating and a Controller?

When roughing in for our Underfloor Heating and the controller, the electrician will first need to bring mains power to the Thermostat location. The electrician will then also need to run two 20mm conduits from the Thermostat position down to the floor, for the Underfloor Heating Cold Tail and for the Floor Sensor. For further information and a visual representation, please view our Conduit Requirements download.

Can I control multiple rails independently from the one controller?

Although it is perfectly safe to wire more than one rail to the one controller, and many clients choose to do so where they have multiple rails in one room, it is important to note that you cannot control these rails on independent schedules from the one controller. Whilst the 4.3dC Dual Controller can be used to control Underfloor Heating and Towel Rails independent to each other, it cannot be used to control multiple rails individually. Multiple rails wired to this unit will operate on the same on/off schedule. Should you wish to control the rails independently, you will need to have these wired to individual timers or switches.

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