18.5" Widescreen Short Depth 8-Port LCD KVM Switch (TAA Compliant)

18.5" Widescreen Short Depth 8-Port LCD KVM Switch (TAA Compliant)

Key Features

  • Integrated VGA 8-port LCD KVM console with 18.5" widescreen LCD monitor
  • Single rail housing; top/bottom clearance for smooth operation in a 1U high system rack
  • Control up to 128/256 computers by cascading up to 2 levels with IOGEAR's GCS1808 or GCS1716
  • LCD monitor supports resolution of 1366 x 768 @60Hz
  • Short depth design allows for rack-mounting in narrow spaces
  • Supports VGA video input; supports an external console with USB/VGA connectors
  • Built-in USB Type-A port on front panel for peripheral sharing HID devices
  • Dual Interface - Supports computers with PS/2 or USB Keyboards and Mice
  • Auto PS/2 and USB interface detection
  • Keyboard and mouse emulation (PS/2 & USB) for smooth switching and simultaneously booting multiple computers even when the console's focus is elsewhere
  • Console lock design enables the console drawer to remain securely locked away in position when not in use
  • Computer selection via pushbuttons, hotkeys, and multilingual On Screen Display (OSD)
  • Broadcast mode - enables to send commands from the console to all connected computers to perform simultaneous operations
  • Two level password security - only authorized users can view and control computers
  • Auto Scan Mode - enables continuous monitoring of user-selected computers
  • Multilingual keyboard mapping supports English (US), English (UK), French, German, German (Swiss), Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Traditional Chinese
  • Standard rack mount kit included
  • Plug-n-Play
  • Firmware Upgradable
  • Hot Pluggable
18.5" Widescreen Short Depth 8-Port LCD KVM Switch (TAA Compliant)


8-Port Widescreen Short Depth LCD KVM Switch

IOGEAR's GCL1908W, is an integrated 18.5" Widescreen LCD console with an 8-port KVM (keyboard, video, and mouse) switch that offers secure access to eight (8) VGA, USB or PS/2 computers. The KVM supports both PS/2 and USB keyboards and mice for the connected computers and supports USB peripheral devices for the attached computers.

Saving Space in the Rack

The GCL1908 features a convenient rack mountable retractable 18.5" TFT LCD active matrix monitor and keyboard with built-in touchpad for a space-saving, streamlined integration. The GCL1908W Switch fits into a universal 1U rack mount space and features a convenient rack mountable, retractable 18.5" TFT LCD active matrix monitor and keyboard with a built-in touchpad for a space-saving, streamlined integration. With the included rack mount kit, the Switch fits rack environments of varying depths ranging between 16.5" to 28.3".

The LCD KVM Switch:

  • Is an easy, efficient way to organize and streamline a growing or expanding server operation
  • Increases space, improves productivity, and provides an energy-cost saving solution
  • Contributes to a greener environment by reducing the amount of waste generated by multiple components

Control, View & Expand

A single GCL1908W can control up to eight (8) computers, but as many as two (2) additional compatible KVM switches can also be cascaded to reach up to 128 computers* controlled from a single keyboard, monitor and mouse console.

*Can only be cascaded with other IOGEAR KVMs: GCS1808 or GCS1716 models

16-Port 19" LCD KVM Drawer

Computer Connections
Direct 8
Daisy Chain or Cascading 128
Port Selection OSD, Hotkeys, Pushbuttons
Video Resolution 1366x768@60Hz
Scan Interval 1 - 255 seconds
Power Consumption 110V: 14.1W: 70BTU
Computer/KVM 8 x SPHD-18 Male
USB-A 1 x USB Type A Female
Power 1 x 3-Prong AC Socket
Reset 1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
Power 1 x Rocker Switch
F/W Upgrade 1 x Slide Switch
LCD Power 1 x LED Pushbutton (Orange)
LCD Adjustment 4 x Pushbutton
Port Selection 8 x Pushbutton
On Line 8 (Orange)
Power On Dark Green
Keyboard PS/2, USB
Mouse PS/2, USB
Power Input Rating
Per AC Power Inlet, 50/60Hz 100~240VAC. 50/60Hz, 1A
Operation Temperature 0~40°C
Storage Temperature -20~60°C
Humidity 0~80% RH; Non-condensing
Case Metal and Plastic
Physical Properties
Unit Weight 23.1 lb
Unit Dimension 18.9 x 24.9 x 1.7 in
Case Dimension 26.5x 28.3x 5.5 in.
Case Qty 1
Case Weight 31.0 lb.

  • 1 x 8-Port 18.5" Widescreen Short Depth LCD KVM Switch
  • 1 x USB KVM Cable
  • 1 x PS/2 KVM Cable
  • 1 x Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • 1 x Grounding Wire
  • 1 x Standard Rackmount Kit
  • 1 x Power Cord
  • 1 x Quick Start Guide