IOGEAR MiniView III 2-Port USB KVM Switch



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The IOGEAR MiniView III GCS1712 USB KVMP Switch is a 2-Port USB KVM Switch with peripheral sharing & OSD.  This KVM switch allows you to control 2 computers and multiple USB peripheral devices with a single keyboard, monitor and mouse.

IOGEAR's MiniView USB KVM and Peripheral Sharing Switch goes beyond standard KVM switches by offering USB peripheral sharing capabilities. You can save money and space by eliminating the need for extra monitors, keyboards, mice, and peripheral devices such as printers, scanners, zip drives, etc. Up to 127 different USB devices can be daisy chained from this KVMP switch.

Cables Included!

IOGEAR USB KVMP Switch Application Diagram
IOGEAR USB KVMP Switch Application Diagram

IOGEAR GCS1712 Features and Benefits:

  • Dual functional switch allows 2 USB computers to share one USB console and two USB peripheral devices such as printers and scanners
  • User can conveniently switch USB peripheral devices from one computer to another using Hot Keys or On Screen Display
  • USB peripheral devices and USB consoles can be switched asynchronously from one computer to another using Hot Keys or On Screen Display
  • Fully compliant with USB 1.1 specifications and delivers a 12 Mbps data transmission rate
  • USB keyboard and mouse emulation for error free booting
  • AutoScan mode to monitor all computers
  • LED display for easy status monitoring
  • Superior video quality - supports resolutions up to 2048 x 1536
  • Easy installation: no software required, hot swappable
  • Compact design for easy placement

Iogear GCS1712 Compatibility

GCS1712 System Requirements:

  • Computers with USB connections
  • Windows 98, 98SE, ME, 2000, XP
  • Mac OS 8.6 or greater
  • Linux, Unix and other USB supported systems*

*Additional drivers and support may be needed

Package Includes:

  • 1 MiniView III KVMP switch
  • 2 USB KVM bonded cables
  • 1 quick start guide
  • 1 user manual
  • 1 warranty card
  • 1 power adapter

IOGEAR GCS1712 Specifications:

Height 1.7 in. (4.32 cm.)
Width 5.2 in. (13.21 cm.)
Depth 3.5 in. (8.89 cm.)
Weight 0.75 lb. (0.340 kg.)
Amps 2.1A
Voltage DC 5V
Consumption DC 5V 2.6A
CPU Connectors  
Keyboard & Mouse 2 x USB Type B
Monitor 2 x HDB-15 Male (Std. VGA/SVGA)
Peripherals 2 x USB Type A
Console Connectors  
Keyboard 1 x USB Type A
Monitor 1 x HDB-15 Female (Std. VGA/SVGA)
Mouse 1 x USB Type A
Selected 2
On Line 2
Mouse USB Plug-n-Play
Keyboard USB Plug-n-Play
Computer Connections  
Direct 2
Case Plastic/Metal
Scan Interval 3,5,10,15,20,30,40,60 sec.
Video Resolution 2048x1536 (Max.); DDC/ DDC2B/ DDC2AB
Port Selection Push button, Hot Keys, or OSD