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Raritan MCD-LED17108 - MasterConsole Digital LED - Next Generation Cat5 KVM Console Drawer

Raritan's MCD-LED17108 MasterConsole Digital LED is a 17" LED Console Drawer (MCD-LED) with integrated Cat5 KVM switch combination for small to midsized businesses. This advanced combination brings you KVM ports for 8 servers and can be cascaded 2 levels to support up to 256 connections at distances up to 100 feet (30 meters). The flexible video interface supports both Analog - VGA and Digital - DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort with a maximum HD video resolution up to 1920x1080. The MCD-LED17108 with its convenient space saving design simply connects to multiple computers with the use of standard Category 5/6/6e cables. MCD-LED17108 provides at-the-rack access with a friendly user interface and convenient hotkeys to quickly access connected computers. It is ideal for performing system maintenance, administration, running applications, and troubleshooting.

Raritan MCD-LED17108 Diagram


Raritan MCD-LED17108 Scalability and Expansion by Cascading

Scalability and Expansion by Cascading

A Single user can manage 8 servers connected to MCD-LED17108. MCD-LED17108 can also be cascaded 2 levels, by using Raritan's MDCIM-DVI or MDUTP cables, to control up to 256 servers

Raritan MasterConsole Digital LCD Console - 1U Rack Mount

Space Saving Design

The 1U rack mount modular design takes up to 85% less space than a full sized keyboard, monitor, and mouse.


Raritan MCD-LED17108 High Definition LED Digital or Analog Video & Audio

High Resolution LCD LED Display

MCD-LED17108 supports 1920 x 1080 video resolutions at 150 feet.


Raritan MCD-LED17108 On-Screen Display

Simple Installation & Intuitive On-Screen Display

Plug-and-play installation, auto-configuration, and easy-to-use onscreen displays allow for easily install of the MCD-LED17108 at the rack.

Raritan MCD-LED17108 AutoScan / AutoSkip

AutoScan / AutoSkip

AutoScan allows users to scan servers at variable rates for effortless monitoring. AutoSkip allows users to bypass inactive channels.

Raritan MCD-LED17108 supports HDMI/DVI/DP/VGA video

Supports HDMI/DVI/DP/VGA video and stereo audio

MCD-LED17108 MasterConsole Digital LED supports severs with both analog (VGA) and digital video: HDMI, DVI, and DisplayPort (DP). Audio is supported by Raritan's MDCIM-HDMI or MDUTP VGA KVM combo cables.

Additional Features

Next generation Cat5 interface supports digital & analog video interfaces and audioMCD-LED17108 MasterConsole Digital LED drawer with integrated KVM Switch is the next generation of Raritan Cat5 KVM switches. It supports single user control of up to 8 servers.
Space-Saving Design MCD-LED17108 is only 1U of rack space in height
Cross-Platform and Hardware Independent

MCD-LED17108 works with a mixture of servers that have USB keyboard/mouse interfaces and HDMI/DVI/DP digital video interfaces or analog VGA.

MDCIMs are available for support of various servers and devices in your data center including MS-DOS, Windows 7/8/8.1/10, Linux (Red Hat, Novell Suse), Macintosh OS9, OSX and SCO UNIX.

"keep-alive" technologyMCD-LED17108 server interface cables (MDCIMs) with "keep-alive" technology allow users to add, remove and hot-swap CIMs without interruption to the live servers. MDCIMs also support DDC, DDC2, and DDC2B.
Cat5 SimplicityUtilizes Cat5e/6/6e cabling to carry the KVM signaling from the server (via MDCIMs) to a KVM switch.
Servers can be labeled with server' namesAllows easier server selection from the on-screen menu.
Simple Installation Plug-and-play installation, auto-configuration along with easy-to-use, on-screen displays. With the one-man installation kit, you can easily install MCD-LED17108 in the rack.
Password Authentication Support of one administrator and 127 user profiles for secure access and simple management.

Accessories & Optional Expansion

MCD-LED17108 Package Contents

  • (1) Raritan MCD-LED17108
  • (1) US Power cord
  • (1) 1U Rackmount kit (including brackets and associated screws)
  • (1) DVI-I to VGA adapter
    • Note: This adapter can be used for connecting a VGA monitor or for connecting a 2nd-tier MCD switch via "MDUTP" cables.
  • (1) Quick Setup Guide
  • (1) Warranty Card - 2 Years

Raritan MCD-LED17108 Specifications

Width 22.15 in. (562.71 mm)
Depth19.08 in. (484.7 mm)
Height 1.73 in. (41.5 mm)
Weight26.4 lbs. (12 kg)
Form Factor1U, full width
rack mountable (brackets included)
Connections & Indicators 
Supported console users 1
Channel ports (female RJ-45) 8
Built-in 104-key keyboard 1
Built-in touchpad 1
Female USB-A ports (for external keyboard/mouse)1
Female Micro USB (for firmware upgrade) 1
Ground screw 1
AC socket 1
Power switch 1
Push buttons for the LCD display5 buttons (1 for power, and 4 for operating the LCD display's OSD menu)
Power LED (white) for the LCD display 1
Num Lock indicator (green) 1
Caps Lock indicator (green) 1
Scroll Lock indicator (green) 1
Video support 1920 x 1200 @75Hz (VGA)
1920 x 1080@60Hz (DVI)
Built-in LCD display

17.3"TFT LCD with LED backlight unit

  • Pixel pitch: 0.1989 (H) x 0.1989 (V) mm
  • Max. resolution: 1920x1080@60Hz (FullHD 1080P)
  • Supported colors: 262,144
  • Brightness (cd/m2): 300 nits
  • Contrast ratio - 650:1
  • MTBF: 15,000 Hours
Maximum Input Power RatingAC100-240V, 1.5A
Maximum Power ConsumptionDC12V/5.42A (65W)
Operating Temperature32° (0°C) to 122° (50°C)
Storage temperature-4° (-20°C) to 140° (60°C)
Humidity0-80% RH , Non-condensing
KVM Switch Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)> 300,000 Hours
Question: Could we have the CoC (Certificate of Conformance) for Raritan MCD-LED17108?
Answer: Thank you for your inquiry,

Here is the Raritan MCD-LED17108 Certificate of Conformance/Compliance (CofC).