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8-Port 17" LCD Combo KVM Switch



UPC: 881317505613

MSRP: $1,379.95

IOGEAR's 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 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/2console 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.


  • Increases space, productivity, and provides as an energy cost savings solution
  • It contributes to a greener environment by reducing the amount of waste generated by multiple components
  • An easy / efficient way to organize and streamline a growing or expanding server operation

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

  • 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


  • 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(R) XP, Windows Vista(R), Windows(R) 7*, Windows(R) 8, Windows(R) 8.1, Windows 10
• Mac OS 9 to 10.x
• Oracle(R) Solaris
• Linux , Unix and other USB supported systems **
**Additional drivers and support may be needed
*IOGEAR’s DynaSync provides the EDID support for Windows(R) 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 and Long L Brackets)
  • 1 x Grounding Wire
  • 1 x Power Cord
  • 1 x Installation Guide
  • 1 x Warranty Card
Distributor Part #
Ingram CM6347
DH GCL1808
Synnex 2605564
ASI 89412
GCL1808 5a992
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 Selection4 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

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