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8-Port LCD KVM Console

8-Port 17" LCD Combo KVM Switch

8-Port TAA Compliant VGA
MPN: GCL1808

UPC: 881317505613

Sale price$1,199.95

IOGEAR's 8-Port 17" LCD Combo KVM Switch integrates a 17" LCD console with an 8-port KVM (keyboard, video, and mouse) switch, offering secure access to 8 VGA, USB or PS/2 computers. This 8-Port LCD KVM 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. All this in a universal 1U rack mount space.

8-Port 17" LCD Combo KVM Switch
8-Port 17" LCD Combo KVM Switch Sale price$1,199.95
Ease of Installation & Operation

The LCD display is built into the cover; the keyboard and touchpad are built into the base. Setup is fast and easy with the included mounting brackets. There is no software to configure, no installation routines and no incompatibility problems. Simply slide the console module section out; flip the cover up; and you are ready to go to work. When finished, flip the cover down and slide the console module back into the rack.

Expand and Control MoreExpand and Control More

This 8-Port LCD KVM supports cascading additional compatible KVM switches. Conveniently switch and control up to 256 computers* from a single keyboard, monitor, and mouse console.

*Cascade with other IOGEAR KVM's: GCS1716, GCS1808.

  • 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
  • Auto Scan Mode to monitor connected computers
  • Broadcast Mode to send commands to all connected computers
  • 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
  • Auto Scan Mode to monitor all connected computers
  • External USB mouse port for convenience
  • External USB or PS/2 with VGA Console port
  • Support special keys on Mac and Sun keyboards
  • 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
  • Firmware upgradeable
  • 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


  • 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

Operating Systems:

• Windows┬« XP, Windows Vista┬«, Windows┬« 7*, Windows┬« 8, Windows┬« 8.1, Windows 10┬«
• Mac OS┬« 9 to 10.x
• Oracle Solaris
• Linux , Unix and other USB supported systems **
**Additional drivers and support may be needed
*IOGEAR’s DynaSync provides the EDID support for Windows┬« 7

  • 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 Bracket( Fits 16.6~32.2 Inch Depth) and Long Brackets(Fits 26.8~41.3 Inch Depth)
  • 1 x Grounding Wire
  • 1 x Power Cord
  • 1 x Installation Guide
  • 1 x Warranty Card

Need more help with this product? Visit IOGEAR Knowledge Base

Computer Connections
Daisy Chain or Cascading128
Port SelectionOSD, Hotkeys, Pushbuttons
Console1 x SPHD-18 Male
Power1 x 3-Prong AC Socket
Console Connectors
Monitor1 x HDB-15 Female
KeyboardPS/2 or USB
MousePS/2 or USB
Extra Mouse1 x USB Type A Female
Flash ROM Upgrade1 x RJ-11 Female
CPU Connectors
Keyboard, Mouse, and Monitor8 x SPHD-15 Female
Reset1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
Power1 x Rocker Switch
F/W Upgrade1 x Switch
LCD Adjustment4 x Pushbutton
LCD Power1 x LED Pushbutton (Orange)
Port Selection8 x Pushbutton
On Line8 (Orange)
Port ID4 x 7 Segment LED Display (Yellow)
Power OnDark Green
KeyboardPS/2, USB
MousePS/2, USB
Video Resolution1280 x 1024 @ 75Hz; DDC2B
Scan Interval1-255 Seconds
Power Input Rating
Per AC Power Inlet, 50/60Hz100~240VAC. 50/60Hz, 1A
Power Consumption120V, 28W
Operation Temperature0~40┬░C
Storage Temperature-20~60┬░C
Humidity0~80% RH; Non-condensing
CaseMetal and Plastic
Unit Dimensions
Unit Package Dimensions
Unit Pack Wt.44.03lb
Unit Wt. w/accessories33.07lb
Unit Wt.27.78lb