IOGear 8-Port 17" LCD Combo KVM Switch


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The IOGEAR GCL1808 is an integrated LCD console with 8 port KVM (keyboard, video, and mouse) switch that offers secure access to 8 VGA, USB or PS/2 computers. It features a rack mountable sliding / retractable 17" TFT LCD active matrix monitor and keyboard with built-in touchpad for a space-saving and streamlined integration. It also supports an external USB mouse. An extra USB / PS/2 console port is provided on the rear panel to manage the LCD KVM switch from an external console (monitor, keyboard, and mouse). All this in a universal 1U rack mount space.

The GCL1808 supports both PS/2 and USB keyboards and mice for the connected computers, and the GCL1808 supports USB peripheral devices to be used with the attached computers. A single GCL1808 can control up to 8 computers. As many as 8 additional compatible KVM switches can be cascaded to reach up to 128 computers* controlled from a single keyboard, monitor, and mouse console.


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*Cascade with other IOGEAR KVM's; GCS1808's or GCS1716's.

IOGEAR 8 Port LCD Combo KVM Backview
IOGEAR 8 Port LCD Combo KVM Backview

IOGEAR GCL1808 Features:

  • Integrated 8-port KVM console featuring a 17" TFT LCD active matrix monitor, keyboard and touchpad
  • 1280 x 1024 resolution on 17" rack mount LCD provides a sharp video display
  • Adjustable depth to fit different sizes of racks
  • Multi platform OS support - Windows, Mac, Sun Solaris , and Linux
  • Easy to operate - computer selection via front panel pushbutton LED's, intuitive OSD (on screen display), and hotkeys
  • External USB mouse port for convenience
  • External USB or PS/2 with VGA Console port
  • USB media port support for attached USB computers (system upgrades, etc) **
  • Cascade up to 2 levels - control up to 128 computers from a single console*
  • Security - 2 level password protection for OSD
  • DDC Emulation - Video settings of each computer are automatically adjusted for optimal output to the monitor
  • Rack mountable in a 19" (1U) system rack
  • Custom ASIC provides an auto-sensing function that recognizes the position of each station on the installation
  • Fully Supports DDC2B
    *Cascade with IGOEAR 8/16-Port VGA Combo KVM Switch (Model No. GCS1808 and GCS1716)
    **Only systems connected with the USB KVM cables will be able to access the front USB port for system upgrades and shared peripherals


IOGEAR 8 Port LCD Combo KVM Application Diagram
IOGEAR 8 Port LCD Combo KVM Application Diagram



VGA, SVGA, or MultiSync video graphics card with an HDB-15 port
PS/2 mouse and keyboard ports (6-pin mini DIN) or 1 USB port

Package Includes:

  • 1 x 8-Port LCD KVM
  • 1 x PS/2 KVM Cable
  • 1 x USB KVM Cable
  • 1 x Console Cable
  • 1 x Cascade Cable
  • 1 x Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • 1 x Rack Mount Kit (Short and Long L Brackets)
  • 1 x Grounding Wire
  • 1 x Power Cord
  • 1 x Installation Guide
  • 1 x Warranty Card

IOGEAR GCL1808 Specifications:

Height 1.75 in. (4.4 cm.)
Width 19 in. (48.3 cm.)
Depth 25 in. (63.5 cm.)
Weight 33.07 lbs. (15.0 kg.)
Computer Connections  
Direct 8
Daisy Chain or Cascading 128
Port Selection OSD, Hotkeys, Pushbuttons
Console 1 x SPHD-18 Male
Power 1 x 3- Prong AC Socket
Console Connectors  
Monitor 1 x HDB-15 Female
Keyboard PS/2 or USB
Mouse PS/2 or USB
Extra Mouse 1 x USB Type A Female
Flash ROM Upgrade 1 x RJ-11 Female
CPU Connectors  
Keyboard, Mouse, and Monitor 8 x SPHD-15 Female
Reset 1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
Power 1 x Rocker Switch
F/W Upgrade 1 x Switch
LCD Adjustment 4 x Pushbutton
LCD Power 1 x LED Pushbutton (Orange)
Port Selection 4 x Pushbutton
Case Metal and Plastic
On Line 8 (Orange)
Port ID 4 x 7 SEgment LED Display (Yellow)
Power On Dark Green
Power Consumption 120V, 28W
Power Input Rating  
Per AC Power Inlet, 50/60Hz 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz, 1A
Scan Interval 1-255 Seconds
Video Resolution 1280 x 1024 @ 75 Hz, DDC2B
Keyboard PS/2, USB
Mouse PS/2, USB
Operation Temperature 0C-40C
Humidity 0-80% RH (Non-Condensing)
Storage Temperature -20C-60C
UPC / EAN Barcode icon
UPC 881317505613
EAN 0881317505613