Element (CT200) manual for Z-Wave

The following is an overview of the user manual for the Z-Wave product Element (CT200)from Vivint. To view other Z-Wave products and manuals from vivint follow that link.

  1. Overview
  2. Security
  3. Features
  4. Installation instructions


Vivint Element
SKU Code
The Vivint Element Smart Thermostat has an elegantly simple design making it easy for anyone to use. It’s hidden display comes to life when you need it, providing clear information and simple controls. This simplicity purposefully masks Element’s true intelligence. Element works in concert with the Vivint SkyControl system, leveraging an unmatched understanding of home routines and activity levels. Element automatically and dynamically adjusts to match home activities and ensure a personalized balance of comfort & energy savings.

Because Element uses the latest in Z-Wave technology, it is compatible with all common heating & cooling systems without the need for any new wiring. It can also be wirelessly updated, ensuring it will continue to evolve to meet consumers’ ever-changing comfort & energy savings needs.
Version #
HW: 0 FW: 11.18:00.12:00.05 was the version certified
Certification #
Z-Wave Version


As a Z-Wave Plus certified product, Element supports Z-Wave S2 security. The following security modes are directly supported:


    vivint describes Element as having the following features:

    • FLiRS capable
    • Supports Network Wide Inclusion
    • Supports Z-Wave Explorer Frames
    • Supports Z-Wave SmartStart allowing you to setup the product simply by scanning its QR code via

    Installation instructions

    Press and hold side button to enter menu screen. Navigate to Installer > Network to selection option to include to a Z-Wave network.

    Press and hold side button to enter menu screen. Navigate to Installer > Network to select option to exclude from a Z-Wave network.

    Press any button to wake up thermostat. If “Wake up on Approach” is enabled, simply approach the thermostat to wake up.

    Factory reset Element

    Press and hold side button to enter menu screen. Navigate to Installer > Reset and select Yes to reset to factory default settings. Use this procedure only in the event that the network primary controller is missing or otherwise inoperable.

    Please note that this is a user manual Element from Vivint is provided as is and without warranty; all information contained herein is provided by the manufacturer or the certifying body. The information provided is for reference only and is not intended to be used as a substitute for professional advice. ZWaveProducts.com only warrants and is only able to support products purchased directly from us. If you have Element and have not purchased it from us, please contact the manufacturer directly with any further questions you may have.