IOGear 16-Port 17" LCD Combo KVM Switch


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The IOGEAR GCL1816 is an integrated LCD console with 16 port KVM (keyboard, video, and mouse) switch that offers secure access to 16 VGA, USB or PS/2 computers. It features a convenient rack mountable sliding / retractable 17" TFT LCD active matrix monitor and keyboard with built-in touchpad for a space-saving and streamlined integration. For added convenience 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 GCL1816 supports both PS/2 and USB keyboards and mice for the connected computers, and the GCL1816 supports USB peripheral devices to be used with the attached computers. A single GCL1816 can control up to 16 computers. As many as 16 additional compatible KVM switches can be cascaded to reach up to 256 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 16 Port LCD Combo KVM Backview
IOGEAR 16 Port LCD Combo KVM Backview

IOGEAR GCL1816 Features:

  • Integrated 16-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 256 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 16 Port LCD Combo KVM Application Diagram
IOGEAR 16 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 16-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 GCL1816 Specifications:

Height 1.75 in. (4.4 cm.)
Width 19 in. (48.3 cm.)
Depth 25 in. (63.5 cm.)
Weight 34.32 lbs. (15.56 kg.)
Computer Connections  
Direct 16
Daisy Chain or Cascading 256
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 16 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 16 (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 881317505620
EAN 0881317505620