CueServer Processors

The Powerhouse at the Heart
of the CueServer Lighting Control System

Up to32

DMX Universes

Up to32

Playback Faders

Up to4

Physical Ports

Up to8

Digital Outputs & Contact Closures

sACN, Art-Net, KiNET

Protocols

HQ

Audio Output

Models

CS-900

CueServer Pro

CS-920

CueServer Mini

CS-940

CueServer DIN

See CueServer 1 Models

Features

Native Programming

Programmed using CueServer Studio, a powerful and easy to use native application for Mac and Windows.

Powerful Hardware

Up to 16,384 channels of DMX across 128 universes of sACN, ArtNet, or KiNet.

System Integration

Seamlessly integrates with third party systems including Crestron, AMX, Vantage, Control4, Medialon, and Savant.

Real Time Clock

Set It and Forget It! Advanced time and date triggering keeps you running on schedule.

I/O Features

Ethernet, DMX, Serial, Contact Closures, Digital Outputs, and Audio.

User Interfaces

Options include touchscreens, button stations, web-based interfaces, smart phone apps, and your own custom solutions.

CueScript

Versatile scripting language based on industry-standard terminology.

Web Customization

Built-in Apache server delivers your custom web-based content anywhere, anytime.

Model Comparison

Feature CueServer 2 Pro (CS-900) CueServer 2 Mini (CS-920) CueServer 2 DIN (CS-940)
Installable Options
DMX Channels (base) 1,024 512 1,024
DMX Channels Upgrade Note: Up to 16,384 Channels may be licensed on all models
Capacity per Show
Universe Patching 128 sACN, Art-Net, or KiNET universes
Playbacks Up to 32, depending on number of Channels[1]
Cues 1,000,000 per Cue Stack[2]
Cue Stacks Unlimited[2]
Groups 100,000[2]
Macros 100,000[2]
Global Rules 1,000[2]
Timer Events 1,000[2]
External Button Stations 1,000[2]
Audio Clips Unlimited[2]
Web Content Unlimited[2]
[1] The number of channel universes times the number of playbacks must be 32 or less.
[2] These parameters may be limited by available SD Card storage space.
Protocols
Ethernet UDP, TCP, HTTP, TELNET, SNTP, Streaming ACN (sACN), Art-Net, KiNet v1/v2, CueScript, CueStation
Serial User-Defined ASCII, CueScript, CueStation
Connections
Power 2.1mm DC Power Input Jack 2-Position Terminal Block
Network (2x) RJ45 10/100 Base-T Ethernet (1x) RJ45, 10/100 Base-T Ethernet
DMX (4x) Bi-directional DMX Module Slots (2x) Bi-directional DMX Module Slots (2x) DMX Inputs, (2x) DMX Outputs
I/O (2x) 5-Position Pluggable Terminal Blocks for RS-232 and RS-485 Serial Ports, (2x) 10-Position Pluggable Terminal Blocks for 8 Contact Closure Inputs and 8 Low-Voltage Digital Outputs and Auxiliary 5VDC Output (1x) 8-Position Pluggable Terminal Block for 2 Contact Closure Inputs, 2 Low-Voltage Digital Outputs, RS-232 Serial Port and Auxiliary 5VDC Output (3x) 12-Position Pluggable Terminal Blocks providing signals for 2 DMX Inputs, 2 DMX Outputs, RS-232, RS-485, 8 Contact Closure Inputs, 8 Low-Voltage Digital Outputs, and Auxiliary 5VDC Output
Audio (1x) 3.5mm (1/8") Audio Output Jack,
(1x) 3.5mm (1/8") Audio Input Jack
(1x) 3.5mm (1/8") Audio Output Jack (1x) 3.5mm (1/8") Audio Output Jack,
(1x) 3.5mm (1/8") Audio Input Jack
USB (1x) Type-A USB Host Port, (1x) Micro-B USB Device Port
User Interface
LCD 40 Character x 2 Line (Black on White) - 40 Character x 2 Line (Black on White)
Menu Buttons 5-Way Navigation Switch - 5-Way Navigation Switch
Function Buttons (8x) User-Defined Function Buttons with RGB backlighting and field-replaceable legends (2x) User-Defined Function Buttons with RGB LEDs (8x) User-Defined Function Buttons with RGB LEDs
Power
Input 12-24VDC, 12 Watts 12-24VDC, 3 Watts 12-24VDC, 12 Watts
Memory
Removable Card Micro SD (FAT32 formatted cards up to 2TB)
Real Time Clock
Type Battery-backed, 1 second resolution, less than +/-5ppm drift
Synchronization Automatic using Network Time Protocol (NTP)
Event Triggers Time of day, day of week, day of month, week of month, year, date range, astronomical time
(relative to sunrise or sunset +/- specified offset)
Physical
Width 17.1" (435 mm) wo/mounting brackets
19.0” (483 mm) w/mounting brackets
4.29” (109 mm) w/mounting brackets 4.8” (123 mm)
Length/Depth 6.0” (153 mm) 3.43” (87 mm) 8.0” (204 mm) wo/mounting flanges
8.9” (227 mm) w/mounting flanges
Height 1.73” (44 mm) 1.77” (45 mm) 1.6” (40 mm) wo/DIN brackets
2.6” (60 mm) w/DIN brackets
Weight 3.2 lbs. (1.43 kg) 0.7 lbs. (0.32 kg) 0.9 lbs. (0.41 kg)
Environmental
Operating Temperature -13° to 158° F (-25° to 70° C)
Storage Temperature -40° to 176° F (-40° to 80°C)
Humidity 5 to 95%, non-condensing
Altitude 10,000 feet maximum

CueServer Studio

Native application for programming, configuring, locating, and operating CueServer devices.

Download

  • CueServer Studio: Stage View
  • CueServer Studio: Cue List View
  • CueServer Studio: Macro Editor View
  • CueServer Studio: Web Content Manager
  • CueServer Studio: System Timer Events
  • Stage View

    • View Channel Values in Real Time
    • Visualize Selected Channels
    • Map Playback Faders to Channels via Color
    • Narrow data by Input, Output or playback
  • Cue Editor

    • Create and Manage Cues
    • Adjust Fade, Follow and Link Parameters
    • Capture or Record Cues from External DMX Sources
    • Create and Apply Cue-Specific Rules
  • Macro Editor

    • Define Functions (Macros) that can be Called from Anywhere
    • Create, Manage or Reorder Macros
    • Add or Remove Macros from the LCD On-Screen Menu
  • Web Assets

    • Create and Upload Custom Webpages to a Show
    • Design Completely Custom Interfaces
    • Simple Drag-and-Drop File-Uploading
  • Timer View

    • Create rules and actions based on Timer Events
    • Utilize built-in Astronomical Functionality
    • Define Morning and Evening Routines for any Show
    • Filter events by Day of the Month, Week, or Year

Downloads

CueServer 2 Online User's Manual  
Documentation
Data Sheets
Software
Example Shows
Drawings