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 QuickServer (FS-QS-1XXX) is 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 four standard models that come in basic (250 points) or enhanced (500 points) and can connect to serial (RS485 and RS232), Ethernet, and/or LonWorks as well as KNX and M-Bus

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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 bellow:

QuickServer Gateway (Serial-Ethernet) FS-QS-1010-XXXX Ports: Two RS485 and One Ethernet Max Points: 250
QuickServer Gateway (Serial-Ethernet) FS-QS-1210-XXXX Ports: RS485, RS232 and One Ethernet Max Points: 500
QuickServer Gateway (Serial-Ethernet) FS-QS-1220-XXXX Ports: Two RS485 and One Ethernet Max Points: 500
QuickServer Gateway (LonWorks) FS-QS-1011-XXXX Ports: LonWorks, RS485, and Ethernet Max Points: 250
QuickServer Enhanced Gateway (LonWorks) FS-QS-1211-XXXX Ports: LonWorks, RS485, and Ethernet Max Points: 500
QuickServer Gateway (LonWorks) FS-QS-1021-XXXX Ports: LonWorks, RS232, and Ethernet Max Points: 250
QuickServer Gateway (LonWorks) FS-QS-1221-XXXX Ports: LonWorks, RS232, and Ethernet Max Points: 500
QuickServer Gateway (Serial-Ethernet) FS-QS-124X-XXXX Ports: One RS485, One KNX and One Ethernet Max Points: 500
QuickServer Gateway (Serial-Ethernet) FS-QS-1X50-XXXX Ports: One RS485, One M-Bus and One Ethernet Max Points: 500


  • 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)
Current draw: @ 12V

  • FS-QS-1010, FS-QS-12X0: 240 mA
  • FS-QS-1011, FS-QS-12X1: 250 mA


  • Slave: 550 mA @ 12V
  • Master (1 Slave): 580 mA @ 12V
  • Master (64 Slave): 980 mA @ 12V
Physical Dimensions
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 4.5x2.9x1.6 in. (11.5x7.4x4.1cm
  • Weight: 0.4 lbs (0.2 Kg)
  • Input voltage: 24 V DC nominal: 10-30V DC

Configuration/Diagnostic utilities

  • Capacity: 250 points FS-QS-11XX. (500 points FS-QS-12XX)
  • 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 on the QuickServer FS-QS-1XX1-XXX
  • SPID: 80:00:95:46:00:84:04:01
  • Profiles: 0000 - Node object (1), 0001 - Open Loop Sensor Object (5), 0003 - Open Loop Actuator Object (5)
  • 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:
  • LonMark Certified: (FS-QS-1011 and FS-QS-12X1)
  • RoHS Compliant
  • GOST-R Certified
  • CE and FCC


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).

Gateway Selector

Select your combination of protocols.
Protocol 1
Protocol 2

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