FS-8700-60 – Gardner Denver Auto Sentry ES / RS2000

FieldServer Driver – Serial


Gardner Denver Auto Sentry ES / RS2000


The Gardner Denver Auto Sentry ES / RS2000 driver allows the FieldServer to transfer data  from devices over either RS-232 or RS-485 using Gardner Denver Auto Sentry ES / RS2000 protocol.  The driver can be set to communicate with ES controllers with software versions V2.0X, V2.1X and RS2000 controllers.


The client driver implements the following functionality:

  • Polls controllers for service and maintenance data.
  • Polls controllers for operating mode data.
  • Polls controllers for operating data.


Fieldserver Mode Nodes Comments
Client 1 A client node can communicate with up to 8 controllers


Formal Driver Type


Client Only


Compatibility Matrix

FieldServer Model Compatible with this driver
FS-B2010 Yes
FS-B2011 Yes
FS-B40 Yes


Connection Information

Connection type: RS-232 or RS-485 (Two wire, Half-Duplex)
Baud Rates: 1200; 9600; Baud
Data Bits: 7,8
Stop Bits: 1,2
Parity: Odd, Even, None
Multidrop Capability Yes

Devices tested


Device Tested (FACTORY, SITE)
AUTO Sentry ES Site
RS2000 Site


Connection configurations


Connection Notes



Communications functions – Supported functions at a glance:


Read Operations supported

FieldServer as a Client
Read Service and Maintenance Data
  • Advisories
  • Shutdown codes
  • Total runtime hourmeter readings @ shutdown codes
  • Current total runtime hourmeter reading
  • Current loaded runtime hourmeter reading
  • Current temp hourmeters
  • Stored temp hourmeters
  • Last maintenance A
  • Last maintenance B
  • Oilage

Read Operating Mode Data

  • Operating mode indication
  • * Sequence number
  • * Unit operating state


* Only RS2000 & ES V2.10 and later software versions

Read Operating Data

  • System pressure
  • Filter pressure
  • Discharge temperature
  • Reservoir temperature
  • * Motor current


* Not for RS2000


Unsupported Functions and Data Types

Function Reason
Programming messages FieldServer is a data transfer device, and as such, programming messages are not required


Revision History

Date Resp Format Driver Ver. Doc.Rev. Comment
6/19/02 1.00a 0 Releasing
8/14/03 JD 1.00a 1 Releasing
4/09/04 DR DR 1.02a 2 Updated with other controllers supported
6/12/04 DR DR 1.02a 3 Updated connection diagram
12/29/04 JD 1.02a 4 Releasing


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