FieldServer Technologies' ProtoCessor group offers the unique Configuration Auto-Selector for its line of OEM protocol gateways. This feature enables the manufacturer to pre-load multiple predefined configurations onto each ProtoCessor used in their device. DIP switches on the ProtoCessor, ProtoCarrier or ProtoNode allows the manufacturer to select the specific configuration necessary for an application.
For instance, a manufacturer might have four models of their product that needs to be able to provide a BACnet/IP communication. Rather than purchase four different gateways, they can stock a single gateway preloaded with the four different protocol configurations. Then, as the OEM product is ready to deliver, a simple DIP switch setting sets up that device for BACnet/IP. This greatly simplifies stocking requirements, reduces manufacturing costs, enhances product capability and meets the needs of the specific customer.
Another example is a ProtoNode preconfigured to provide BACnet/IP, BACnet MS/TP, LonWorks or SNMP for a specific OEM device. Again, the manufacturer would only need to stock a single component, yet is capable of providing the specific communication output demanded by the customer with a simple DIP switch selection.
For more information visit www.protocessor.com/Autoselector
About FieldServer Technologies and ProtoCessor
FieldServer Technologies, a wholly owned division of Sierra Monitor Corporation (OTC BB: SRMC.OB) based in California, designs and markets a broad line of devices that enhance communication between various instruments, systems, machines and other devices that utilize non-compatible data protocols. The FieldServer combined with the extensive driver library makes the perfect package to achieve interoperability. Drivers included in this library are Modbus, LonWorks, BACnet, Metasys, Allen Bradley EtherNet/IP, plus drivers for fire alarm panels, controllers, and many other proprietary and legacy devices.
The ProtoCessor brand incorporates the proven FieldServer technology into a package designed for OEMs to incorporated on-board protocol conversion in their product, meeting the needs of their end-users. For more information about ProtoCessor, please visit www.protocessor.com.