05570837 is referenced by 160 patents and cites 2 patents.

A programmable digital thermostat is adapted to be powered by the conventional AC power source to which the thermostat is normally connected when installed in a dwelling. The thermostat has no provision for mounting a battery therein. Means are provided for enabling a temporary connection of a battery to the thermostat to provide power for programming the thermostat so as to enable the user to program the thermostat before installing it.

Title
Programmable digital thermostat with means for enabling temporary connection of a battery thereto
Application Number
8/544022
Publication Number
5570837
Application Date
October 18, 1995
Publication Date
November 5, 1996
Inventor
Krishna H Patil
St. Louis County
MO, US
Horst E Jaeschke
Jefferson County
MO, US
David L Perry
Jefferson County
MO, US
Bernard T Brown
St. Louis County
MO, US
Agent
Paul A Becker Sr
Assignee
Emerson Electric Co
MO, US
IPC
H02J 7/00
F23N 5/20
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