IOGEAR's GCL1816KITU is an integrated LCD console and 16 port KVM (keyboard, video, and mouse) switch with bundled USB KVM cables that offers secure access to 16 VGA, USB 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 GCL1816KITU supports both PS/2 and USB keyboards and mice for the connected computers, and the GCL1816KITU supports USB peripheral devices to be used for system upgrades with the attached computers. A single GCL1816KITU 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 with easy computer switching via front LED pushbuttons, OSD, and hotkeys.