Manual for gate opener


1. Overview

WE110 is a SMS and RING based remote control. It provides a digital input and an output relay that make it suitable for remotely control gates, doors, windows and in general to automate any access.

Mounting the device is extremely simple thanks to its magnets. Other mounting options are available.

Read also the WE110 Manual for thermostat and generic control.

2. Technical characteristics

Characteristic Description
Communications Integrated GSM/GPRS Quad band modem SIM CARD reader included Provided with GSM Dual band antenna

1 dry contact digital input

1 relay output (1A-230VAC / 1A-30VDC)

Button Activates the output relay. Normally used for opening the gate
Power supply Low tension 12-24VAC - 9-32VDC
Consumption Average 100mA, transmitting 400mA, max pulsed 1,8A
Size (L x W x H) 40 x 23 x 85mm
Weight 52 gr
Storage temperature -25°C - +85°C
Working temperature -15°C - +55°C
Humidity 0% - 80% (non condensing)

3. Pinout and connection

PIN Description
1 Relay B
2 Relay A
3 Power source VAC1
4 Power source VAC2
6 Input
7 SIM card slot
9 Button

4. Installation and setup

  • Disable the PIN for the SIM card to be used in the WE110, using a standard GSM cell phone. Refer to the phone user manual for details.
  • Insert the SIM card in the slot.
  • Connect the output relay to the controlled gate or device.
  • Screw the antenna provided in the SMA RF connector, then connect power leads and power on the device.

System startup takes approximately 45 seconds, during which the LED in the front side show diagnostic information as detailed in the following table:

LED status at boot time

LED color Status Descriprtion
../_images/red_led.png Fast blinking The WE110 is booting
../_images/red_led.png Turned-on for 5 seconds, then it will reboot Network registration error or SIM error
../_images/blue_led.png Fast blinking for 3 seconds From this moment, the WE110 is fully operative

LED status at normal operation

There are two normal conditions that are shown with two different LED status

  • The system LED (green)
  • The signal LED (red or blue)

System LED

LED color Status Descriprtion
../_images/green_led.png Turned-on The relay is closed
../_images/black_led.png Turned-off The relay is opened

Signal LED

LED color Status Descriprtion
../_images/blue_led.png Turned-on The signal is good
../_images/blue_led.png Slow blinking, each 0.6s The signal is sufficient
../_images/red_led.png Slow blinking, each 0.6s The signal is not good

For example if the relay is closed and there is a sufficient signal, the LED status will blink in the following way:


All setup and control activities of the device are carried out sending and receiving SMS messages.


The text in bold denotes strings to be typed and sent to the device.

For example, ADD means that a SMS containing the word ADD will be sent to the device.

The first operation to execute in a new WE110 is to define the administrator phone number:

ADMIN +391112223333

From this moment it will be possible to configure WE110 by sending SMS from only the ADMIN number.

Set the SMS service center of the SIM provider:

CENTER +393359609600

The following table shows the service center numbers of the most relevant providers:

SMS service center numbers
Country Operator Number
Italy TIM +393359609600
Italy Vodafone +393492000200
Italy Wind +393205858500

Now it is possible to add a user that will be enabled to call WE110:

ADD +391112223333

Adding two or more users can be done with the same command and up to ten users can be added. Notice the space between the numbers:

ADD +391112223333 +394445556666

Similarly, it is possible to remove a user from WE110:

DEL +391112223333

Removing two or more users can be done with the same command and up to ten users can be removed. Notice the space between the numbers:

DEL +391112223333 +394445556666


Only the administrator user can add or remove users

At any moment the administrator can obtain the list of registered users:


With this command the administrator receives one SMS with the first ten users.

To receive the users 11 to 20, the administrator can send the command:


and so on with the next users.

4.1. Front panel button

The button located in the front panel, when pressed for 3 seconds, activates the relay.

5. Using the device: APP

The easiest way to program and use WE110 is by downloading the app for Android and iOS.

The app provides a configuration wizard and an user-friendly interface:

../_images/main_menu.png ../_images/add_user.png ../_images/gate.png

6. Using the device: SMS

It is possible to add up to 120 users.

The registered users need only to place a call to the SIM number that was inserted in WE110 to activate the relay. The lenght of the pulse is configurable.

WE110 will hang up making the call free.

6.1. Administrator

There are two different ways to execute the administrator fuctionality:

  • Sending SMS from the administrator phone number
  • Adding the administrator password at the end of the command. This is possible only if the command is sent from a phone number of a registered user.

For example, to register a new user from the administrator phone number send:

ADD +39xxxxxxxxxx

or send:

ADD +39xxxxxxxxxx 0000

where 0000 is the password.

The default password is 0000 but it’s possible to change it with any 4 digits number:

PASS xxxx 0000

where xxxx is the new password.

It’s possible to change the administrator phone number:

ADMIN +39xxxxxxxxxx 0000

where 0000 is the current password.

To obtain from WE110 the administrator phone number send:

ADMIN 0000

6.2. Alarm management

WE110 can send an alarm message every time that the status of digital input changes. To enable this functionality send:


When input is closed, WE110 will send an SMS with message “ALARM”. When the input is opened, WE110 will send an SMS with message “END OF ALARM”.

To disable this functionality send:


6.3. GSM signal level

To know the GSM RF signal level send the SIGNAL command. The device replies with a level number between 1 and 30:

  • 1 to 7: GSM signal is too low for a correct operation of the device
  • 8 to 12: GSM signal is low
  • 13 to 18: GSM signal is good
  • Higher than 18: GSM signal is very good

6.4. Factory reset

To restore the device to its factory default send the command DEFAULT.

6.5. Miscelaneous commands

The pulse duration of relay is setted at 15 seconds. It will be possible to change it in every moment sending the command:


X is the duration of the state closed in seconds.

With command ALL ON all phone numbers are enabled to use the WE110.

To disable this functionality send


6.6. Back-up battery (optional)

The device version WE110/B is equipped with an internal back-up battery, designed to send SMS notifications in case of power failure longer than 5 seconds time.

Independently from the configuration previously made, the user ADMIN can enable this option by using the command PWRMON:

PWRMON <admin>
It enables the notification of power failure.
admin admin: the telephone number of the admin user, defined to receive the SMS
Example PWRMON +391234567890
Message-text sent in case of power failure: Power supply off

To disable this function, the ADMIN user shall send the following command:



The internal battery powers the device for the time required to send the SMS notification.

After 30 seconds from the power failure the device will switch off.

7. Safety guidelines

  • Nethix products support SIM cards from providers of all around the world, particularly from Europe Africa and Asia. However, there could be some incompatible SIM cards.
  • The device cannot receive/send SMS nor RING if the SIM card is not enabled to GSM services and network or credit is not available (if prepaid card is used).
  • Verify that the device is operated in an area covered by GSM network with sufficient signal strength for granting proper functioning.
  • In case of questions or doubts regarding the cost of the SMS service consult your Network Provider.
  • This device is only suitable for being installed by a qualified operator
  • Nethix is not responsible for improper use and/or its side effects
  • Nethix products are designed for typical use in industrial automation and/or home applications.

If you plan to use Nethix products in special applications where anomalies and discontinuity of service can have serious effect on human life or can cause physical or material damages, or where extremely high levels of reliability are required (for example in aerospace systems, in atomic energy control systems or n electro-medical devices), please contact Nethix for support to your particular application. Nethix is not responsible of damages caused from its products if such applications are not previously authorized.

not_recyclable The product shall not be treated as household waste. It shall be instead handed over to an appropriate collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic products. For further information about recycling of this product, contact the local city office and/or the local waste disposal service.

8. Warranty and support

Nethix warrants to the buyer that the product will be defect-free within two years (24 months) from the date of purchase.

During warranty time, and against presentation of purchase invoice, the product will be repaired or replaced, at Nethix’s discretion, without any additional costs as regards spare parts and repair, if the damages are proven to be manufacturing defects.

Warranty will be voided if the product has not been used properly.

In case of technical problems the user can ask for support:

9. Return and repair

Product return to NETHIX must be previously authorized, requesting a RMA number.

Please send an Email at Nethix containing all following information:

  • Complete customer’s name and address
  • Distributor’s or Reseller’s name and address
  • Date of purchase
  • Product P/N and S/N as displayed on the product or the package
  • Detailed description of fault and/or reason for return

Nethix will communicate the RMA number, in order to start the return procedure of the product. The delivery of the goods shall be arranged DDP at Nethix premises. Products returned without factory seals will be automatically treated as out-of-warranty repair services.