Tested Devices

Hochiki Firenet Gateway || Hochiki Firenet Conversion
 A great solution to Hochiki Serial driver allows the FieldServer to record data from Hochiki FireNET panels over RS-232 and provide that data on other protocol Networks like BACnet, Modbus, Lonworks, SNMP, Metasys N2  and others.

The Hochiki FireNET panel can be a standalone panel or can be part of network. Each Fire Alarm Panel on Network is considered as a Node. 64 Nodes can exist on one network. FieldServer Hochiki Serial driver allows the FieldServer to record data from Hochiki FireNET panels over RS-232 Gateway. This models have one RS-485 port ,one RS-232 port Ethernet ports and Lonworks ports (depending on the model). Hence it is possible to interconnect devices on different serial, Ethernet and Lonworks protocols together.

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Hochiki FireNET

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FieldServer Hardware platforms supporting Hochiki Firenet

Device type

RS 485/232 ports

Lonworks Ports

Available Ethernet ports

Base Point count capacity

Extended Point count capacity

QuickServer

2

0

1

250

1000

QuickServer Lonworks

1

1

1

250

1000

Enhanced QuickServer

2

0

1

500

1000

Enhanced QuickServer Lonworks

1

1

1

500

1000

 

How to configure the FieldServer Gateway?

  • We will configure the Gateway for you based on your requirement and support you during commissioning of the Gateway, so you do not have to worry about configuring the FieldServer Gateway.
  • However, it is very helpful to know how to configure the devices. All the required tools and supporting product manuals with be provided completely free of cost with your purchase.
  • Configuration of the FieldServer is done using a '.csv' file. This file can be edited using any text editor (example Microsoft excel).
  • In this file we need to enter information for the Client and Server side interfaces of the FieldServer. This includes but is not limited to:

a.                     Node ids of the slave devices

b.                     MSTP addresses/device address of the slave devices

c.                     Baud rate, parity, stop bits for serial communication

d.                     Scan rates

  • And finally we need to create an internal mapping that would map each data value read on the client side to a data value on the server side.
  • For detailed information on configuration please get in touch with us and review the configuration manual on top of this page