The digital thermostat is rated at 3000W and can be used for most heating applications where a maximum temperature of 35C is appropriate. The thermostat is fully programmable which allows for independent weekday and weekend settings. The thermostat has the option for air or capillary control which is set in the advanced setting menu. Minimum and maximum settings can be set in advanced settings in order to protect the matt from freezing or the floor from being damaged. The thermostat has six settings per day which can be used for on and off or for varying temperatures during the day.