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Watchman W461

W461 Video Intercom

Watchman W461

The Watchman W461 advanced telephone entry system with live streaming video is an eye-catching visitor management and access control solution for many user applications.  With a 7.5″ color touchscreen and just one inch in depth, it provides an appealing aesthetic while simultaneously offering desirable functionality.

The W461 is available in both cellular and hard-wired internet versions, and includes a separate electronics component box.

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The W461

The W461 is most often utilized as a multi-family solution because of its sleek touchscreen, user-friendly property administration and appealing tenant functionality.  Watch our Watchman multi-family video to learn more.

Key Features

Live Streaming Video

Provides live streaming video of visitors at the gate

7.5" Color Touch Screen

Provides properties with a modern, user-friendly aesthetic

VMI - Voice Mail Intelligence

System ignores call when it reaches voice mail and continues call group

QR Code Visitor Managment

Visitors can receive QR code invitations with restricted date/time access – learn more

SmartScreen Visitor Management

Customizable home screen call options – learn more

Verizon & AT&T Networks

Works on the largest LTE networks in America, or via a hard-wired ethernet connection

Product Features & Benefits

Watchman W461

A property’s residents can receive live streaming video of their visitors at the gate, and grant them access from their smart phone.

Better security; residents can simultaneously see and speak to visitors.

When a visitor presses the call button, system can auto-call up to 6 app video contacts and 3 voice only numbers in 3 tiers. 

Increases the likelihood a visitor reaches someone to grant them entry; most competitor systems can only call one number per directory listing.

Residents can receive voice calls from visitors at the gate.

Allows residents using a landline to grant access via voice call instead of via streaming video/app; residents that are roaming and don’t have bandwidth to receive a video call are also able receive a voice call instead.

VMI – VoiceMail Intelligence.  System recognizes when a voice call reaches voice mail instead of a live person, and moves on to the next number in the call group.

Ensures a visitor at the gate can reach a live person; fewer stranded visitors.

Brilliant 7.5” color touchscreen.

More user friendly visitor experience; allows for easy viewing at night or in low light environments.

Up to 1,500 directory listings.

Will work at multi-family property of all sizes.

Full numeric keypad – up to 10,000 local codes and 64,000 non-local codes.

Unique access codes can be provided to visitors on a long term, limited use window or temporary use basis, and can be set up by designated users in < 60 seconds via the TrueCloud™ web portal.

Includes one Wiegand 26-bit input.

Ideal for pedestrian gates, card readers, keypads or wireless remotes.

Built-in camera allows for live streaming video of visitors at the gate and captures still pictures when someone utilizes the keypad, calls to gain access, or can be taken on demand via the CellGate app (by designated user(s)).   

Better security—video and/or photos allow residents to visually confirm a visitor before granting access.

Built-in HID card reader.

Can be used with properties that provide RFID/proximity cards to residents.

Surface mount or flushed mount options.  Hardware dimensions for the W461 are Height: 12.8″, Width: 5.1″, Depth: 1.1″.  The indoor electronics box dimensions are Height: 10.5″, Width: 10.2″, Depth: 3.1″.

Functional and aesthetic benefits- select the option most ideal for the installation environment.

QR code visitor management

Visitors can receive individual or temporary QR code keys on their smart phones or via email.

Smart Screen call management

Customizable home screen call options, for improved visitor management.

Fire Alarm Function

This function enables the fire alarm to trigger a desired designated action when activated, including opening some or all assigned doors and gates. It also closes such entries upon completion of the fire alarm event.

(Optional) Up to 3 add-on external cameras to capture secondary views.

Allows property management to capture visitor photos from a 2nd angle, to capture vehicle details, license plate info, etc.

(Optional) Integrates with OmniPoint.

Expands entry point management to all other access points on a property that utilize fobs/card readers, etc..

(Optional) Integrates with Watchman WXP Wiegand Expansion Panel.

Expands entry point management at gate or other access points on the property.  All entry points at a property using fobs/card readers (ex. clubhouse/pool gate/fitness center) can be controlled.  Ideal for properties with 10 entry points or less.

(Optional) Solar power kit available.

Allows for use in environments where traditional electric power is n/a.

CellGate app can be used to view live streaming video and grant access to visitors.

Higher level of security in visitor management.

Designated user(s) can control gate(s), other property entry points and camera(s) remotely from the CellGate app.

Ultimate convenience; means the system can be controlled from anywhere.

Push notifications with photos can be sent on all access attempts to designated user(s).

Better security, know instantly who came/went on a property, and when.

Prop open notification: gate/door sensor notifies designated user(s) if gate has been left open longer than 3 minutes.

Better security, gate cannot be left open inadvertently.

CellGate app works on both iOS and Android smart phones.

Works with the majority of smart phones in America.


Entire system can be managed via TrueCloud Connect, hosted by Microsoft Azure.

Simple, robust administration.  New users, access with time/date restrictions, alerts/notifications and access log time & date details can all be set up/reviewed via TrueCloud Connect.

Notifications can be sent to designated parties via text or email regarding access attempts at specific entry points or by certain users.

Better security.  Know instantly who utilized an entry point, and when.

Prop open notification: gate/door sensor notifies designated user(s) if gate/door has been left open longer than 3 minutes.

Better security.  Gates and doors cannot be left open inadvertently.

Multiple user tier levels available for varied user and administration management needs.

Allows the administrator to provide only the system functionality each designated user really needs.

Mass import of user and credential data.

Makes initial user setup simple.

Multiple locations can be managed via a single login.

Simple administration of multiple properties.

TrueCloud Connect has a connecting integration with RealPage that facilitates provisioning of all CellGate products without the need for dual entry.

Works on Verizon and AT&T LTE cellular networks.

AT&T and Verizon are the two largest cellular LTE networks in the U.S.

Internet hardwired option.

Allows for utilization of existing internet infrastructure, minimizes recurring costs.

Monthly recurring service charge.

Allows ongoing utilization of the CellGate app, TrueCloud Connect™, storage of all access transactions/photos, and access control data transmissions via cellular or internet.

Property Management Features
  • Dedicated Gold Key Service team for property setup assistance
  • Programmatic resident enrollment process and import tools
  • Multiple user tier levels for varied user and administration management needs
  • Ability to ignore facility codes on uploads
  • Multiple locations can be managed via a single login
  • SmartScreen call management
  • Customizable notifications of gate events
  • Resident self-serve call group management
  • QR code visitor management
  • Temporary access codes with time/date restrictions
  • Stored logs with photos of all access attempts
  • Designated user(s) can control gate, other property entry points & camera(s) from app
  • Control gate/door on demand or with a schedule
  • Prop open notifications
Dealer Features
  • Pre-configured system
  • End-to-end support
  • Cellular carrier and signal strength verification
  • Enables installers to test all features
  • Easy activation
  • NEW cellular router software upgrade for post-installation signal analysis
  • Multiple locations/CellGate devices can be managed via a single login to TrueCloud Connect™
  • Ships with dual SIMs – one Verizon, one AT&T (one SIM shipped live)
Resident Features
  • Residents receive live streaming video of their visitors at the gate
  • Residents can grant visitors access from their smart phone
  • Better resident security due to voice or video verification of visitors
  • Each resident can establish up to 6 app video contacts & 3 voice only numbers to receive visitor entry requests
  • QR code access invitations can be issued in advance to visitors
  • Easy-to-use CellGate iOS and Android app
  • Peace of mind through increased security
TIERED MONTHLY SERVICE PLANS - Choose your features, choose your budget

STEP 1: CONFIRM CONNECTION TYPE BASED ON BEST CARRIER COVERAGE The W461 can be connected via Verizon, AT&T or via a hardwired Ethernet connection.




If you add external camera(s) for different views, there is an additional monthly fee.  Call us at 855.694.2837 x103 or your local dealer for service pricing details.  

Watchman System Enhancements

Providing Complete Property Security


Integrated wireless solution for all other entry points (both indoors/outdoors) that need access control on a property after Watchman has been installed.

WXP Wiegand Expansion Panel

Integrated solution for properties with a Watchman product installed, & have less than 10 other entry points that need access control.

Optional Additional Cameras

Optional cameras can be added to show a different angle/photo view of visitors and their vehicles.

Additional Product Features

  • Hardware mounting choices
  • Solar kit
  • Directional antenna
  • Sunscreen