IOGEAR GCL1816 16-Port 17" LCD Combo KVM Switch

Item#:  A225-1816  | Model#: 2605565

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IOGEAR GCL1816 16-Port 17" LCD Combo KVM Switch Product Details

IOGEAR GCL1816 16-Port 17" LCD Combo KVM Switch
The IOGEAR GCL1816 16-Port 17" LCD Combo KVM Switch 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 IOGEAR GCL1816 16-Port 17" LCD Combo KVM Switch 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 IOGEAR GCL1816 16-Port 17" LCD Combo KVM Switch 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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  • Computer Connections
    • Direct: 16
    • Daisy Chain or Cascading: 256
    • Port Selection: OSD, Hotkeys, Pushbuttons
  • Connectors
    • 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
  • Switches
    • 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
  • LEDs
    • On Line: 16 (Orange)
    • Port ID: 4 x 7 Segment LED Display (Yellow)
    • Power On: Dark Green
  • Emulation
    • Keyboard: PS/2, USB
    • Mouse: PS/2, USB
    • Video Resolution: 1280 x 1024 @ 75Hz; DDC2B
    • Scan Interval: 1-255 Seconds
  • Power Input Rating
    • Per AC Power Inlet, 50/60Hz: 100~240VAC. 50/60Hz, 1A
    • Power Consumption: 120V, 28W
  • Environment
    • Operation Temperature: 0~40°C
    • Storage Temperature: -20~60°C
    • Humidity: 0~80% RH; Non-condensing
  • Housing
    • Case: Metal and Plastic
  • Unit Dimensions
    • Width: 19in.
    • Height: 1.75in.
    • Depth: 25in.


  • 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

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  • Manufactured by: Iogear
    Warranty provided by: Iogear
    Limited Warranty: 36 months parts; 36 months labor
    Mfg Part No: 2605565
    UPC No: 881317505620
    Box Size: ( Length:29, Width:27, Depth:6)
    Shipping Weight: 45.0000 pound(s)
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  • Limited Warranty: A full text version of the limited warranty may be obtained by mailing a self addressed, stamped envelope to the address below and requesting the warranty for item number: A225-1816
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    7795 W. Flagler St. Suite 35
    Miami, FL. 33144

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