FieldServer QuickServer Gateways

Chipkin has been working hand in hand with Sierra Monitor from the beginning. We have developed many of their drivers and continue to do so today. We even have the capabilities to add additional protocols to the QuickServers not supported by the original manufacturer. We know the product to source code level. If anyone has the capabilities to ensure you succeed in your integration, we are it. Don’t hesitate to CONTACT US for a free consultation. Below is a general overview of the QuickServer flavors.

The Dual Ethernet QuickServer (FS-QS-3XXX), Upgraded QuickServer (FS-QS-2XXX) and Classic QuickServer (FS-QS-1XXX) are a family of high-performance, fully configurable, and cost-effective building and industrial automation protocol gateways. They are designed for integrators to easily interface devices to networks in commercial buildings, campuses, and industrial facilities.

There are Six standard models that come in basic (250 points) or enhanced (500-5000 points) and can connect to serial (RS485 and RS232), Ethernet, and/or LonWorks as well as KNX and M-Bus

The Dual Ethernet Port QuickServer is our most premium and secure QuickServer for those searching for the most advanced and secure networks.

The QuickServer FS-QS-3X10-F series is available at four different point capacities. The standard models come in basic (250 points) or enhanced (10,000 points) and it supports 1 RS485/RS232 Port, 1RS485 Port, and two Ethernet ports.

Using a dedicated port for Cloud connectivity, the QuickServer enables data to move seamlessly across disparate subnets, using the two Ethernet ports.

Key Features of the QuickServer:

  • Ability to interface up to 250 points (basic) or 500 points (enhanced) of common BAS protocols
  • All QuickServers are BTL certified and carry the Mark
  • All LonWorks QuickServers are LonMark Certified
  • BACnet COV support for fast data communication while reducing traffic over a BACnet network
  • RS-232 or RS-422 serial port options Besides RS-485, Ethernet, and LonWorks
  • Multi-configuration capability; specific configurations selectable via DIP switches or software
  • External DIP switches and LED lights to aid in easy set-up and operation
  • Flat panel mount standard, DIN rail mount option
  • DIP switches to select baud rate or node ID on the fly

Please find generalized Hardware models of the QuickServer below:

QuickServer Gateway (Serial-Ethernet) FS-QS-2X10-fPorts: Two RS485 and One Ethernet Points: 250-5000 Depending on Model#
QuickServer Gateway (Serial-Ethernet) FS-QS-3X10-f Ports: 1 RS485/RS232, 1RS485 and Two Ethernet Points: 250-10000 Depending on Model#
QuickServer Gateway (Serial-Ethernet) FS-QS-1X10-XXXX Ports: Two RS485 and One Ethernet Points: 250-5000 Depending on Model#
QuickServer Gateway (Serial-Ethernet) FS-QS-1X20-XXXX Ports: RS485, RS232 and One Ethernet Points: 500-5000 Depending on Model#
QuickServer Gateway (LonWorks) FS-QS-1X11-XXXX Ports: LonWorks, RS485, and Ethernet Points: 250-5000 Depending on Model#
QuickServer Gateway (LonWorks) FS-QS-1X21-XXXX Ports: LonWorks, RS232, and Ethernet Points: 250-5000 Depending on Model#
QuickServer Gateway (Serial-Ethernet) FS-QS-1X4X-XXXX Ports: One RS485, One KNX and One Ethernet Points: 500-5000 Depending on Model#
QuickServer Gateway (Serial-Ethernet) FS-QS-1X50-XXXX Ports: One RS485, One M-Bus and One Ethernet Devices: 16-64 Depending on Model#



  • Operating Temperature: -20 to 70°C (-4 to 158oF)
  • Relative Humidity: 10-95% RH non-condensing
Power Requirements
  • Intput: 24VAC 0.125A, 12-24VDC 0.25A @12 VDC
  • Max Power: 3W

Physical Dimensions
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 4 x 1.1 x 2.7 in (10.16 x 2.8 x 6.8cm)
  • Weight: 0.4 lbs (0.2 Kg)

Web configuration
On-board diagnostics
DIN rail mount included

  • Capacity: 250 points FS-QS-20XX, 500 points FS-QS-22XX, 3000 points FS-QS-23XX, 5000 points FS-QS-24XX


  • Baud: 9600, 19200, 34800, 57600, 76800
  • Serial (Galvanic Isolation) Ports: 1 x RS485, 1 x RS232/RS485
  • Ethernet Port: 10/100baseT, MDIX, DHCP

  • UL 60950
  • IC Canada
  • RoHS Compliant
  • WEEE compliant
  • RoHS compliant
  • CE and FCC class B and C part 15

Classic QuickServer

  • Operating Temperature: -40 to 75oC (-40 to 167oF)
  • Relative Humidity: 5-90% RH non-condensing
Power Requirements

9-30V DC or 12-24V AC, RS-422 = 15-30V DC or 12-24V AC, M-Bus = 12-24V DC (Slave: 550 mA, Master (1 Slave): 580 mA, Master (64 Slave):980 mA); 240 mA

Physical Dimensions
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 4.5x2.9x1.6 in (11.5x7.4x4.1cm)
  • Weight: 0.4 lbs (0.2 Kg)
  • Configuration/Diagnostic utilities
  • Capacity, max points: 250 for QS-10XX, 500 for QS-12XX, 3000 for QS-13XX, 5000 for QS-14XX
  • Table, Wall or DIN rail mount
  • Baud: 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600, 115200
  • Start Bit: 7, 8; Stop Bit: 1, 2
  • Parity: Even, Odd, None
LonMark Certification (FS-QS-1XX1)
  • SPID: 80:00:95:46:00:84:04:01
  • Profiles: 0000 - Node object, 0001 - Open Loop Sensor Object, 0003 - Open Loop Actuator Object
  • Ethernet: 1, 2
  • Parity: 10/100 BaseT
  • TUV Approved: to UL 916, EN 60950-1, EN 50491-3 and CSA C22.2 standards
  • BTL Mark, RoHS Compliant, GOST-R Certified, CE and FCC
  • LonMark Certified: (FS-QS-1011/FS-QS-12X1)

The user can pre-select two protocol drivers to be loaded on the QuickServer as part of the base product. Common combinations of drivers include two or more of Modbus RTU, Modbus TCP, BACnet/IP, BACnet MS/TP, LonWorks, Metasys N2 by JCI, and SNMP. However, with support for more than 150 protocols, the integrator has ultimate flexibility.

QuickServer units can be configured in the field, with all the necessary instructions and software being included with the QuickServer. If the user prefers the unit to be pre-configured prior to delivery, Chipkin offers and highly recommends custom configuration service. Over 90% of clients will require help with configuration.

The QuickServer is approved across a variety of standards, including UL 916, CE, and RoHS. Protocol certifications include the BTL Mark, LonMark, and DNP3 Conformance. These approvals and certifications assure our customers that we carry only the highest quality of standards-compliant products.

With multi-protocol flexibility, ease-of-use, wide deployment, and world-class technical support, the QuickServer protocol gateway is truly the Swiss Army knife of systems integration.

The whole industry can be a bit overwhelming, please CONTACT US , we are the professionals and we will be able to point you in the right direction, even if it's not a product we support.

See below for instructions on finding the right product code. We know this is complicated, so please CONTACT US to help with the selection process. But if you want to try it yourself, inserting the appropriate code for each element into the appropriate space (ie. FS-QS-1A10-XXXX).

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