IOGEAR MiniView GCS1744 4-Port Dual View KVM Switch - 4 Port

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The Dual View GCS1744 USB KVMP Switch brings dual head video functionality to IOGEAR’s USB KVM switch technology. Now four dual-display computers can be accessed and controlled from a single console that consists of a USB keyboard, USB mouse, and two VGA, SVGA, or Multisync monitors.

In addition, the GCS1744 allows the computers to share USB peripherals connected to the USB peripheral ports, such as printers, scanners, portable hard drives, etc. Recognizing the importance of sound, this switch is also audio enabled.

A single microphone can provide audio input to each of the computers, and you can enjoy the audio output of each computer on a single set of speakers.


  • One dual monitor console controls four dual monitor computers
  • Additional VGA display channel provided for dual display of each computer
  • Additional USB peripheral ports for the connected computers to share USB devices, such as printers, scanners, and portable hard drives, etc.
  • Advanced Control: Switch computers without interrupting USB or Audio operations
  • Audio jacks provided for speaker and microphone sharing
  • Independent switching of KVM, USB, and audio
  • Easy to install – no software required – connecting cables is all it takes
  • Easy to operate – computer selection via push button switches or hotkeys
  • Auto Scan function to monitor computer operation
  • Hotkey selection for OS and keyboard language
  • LED display for easy status monitoring
  • Caps Lock, Num Lock, and Scroll Lock, states are saved and restored when switching
  • Hot pluggable™ add or remove computers for easy maintenance
  • Firmware upgradable
  • Keyboard and mouse emulation for error free booting
  • Supports multimedia USB keyboards
  • Supports Mac & Sun keyboards
  • Superior video quality – up to 2048 × 1536; DDC2B
  • Efficient, ergonomic design – logical connector layout

Technical Information:

  • Number of Computers: 4 Computer(s)
  • Number of Users: 1 x Local User

Video Signals

  • VGA
  • SVGA
  • MultiSync

Graphics Resolution
2048 × 1536

Scan Intervals 1-99 Seconds

Operating Range

Cable Length
8 × 72-inch KVM Cable Included


User/Console Ports

  • 1 × 4-pin USB Type A Female Keyboard
  • 1 × 4-pin USB Type A Female Mouse
  • 2 × 15-pin HD-15 Female VGA/SVGA
  • 1 x Female Line Out
  • 1 x Female Microphone

Computer Ports

  • 4 × 15-pin SPHD-15 Female Video/USB
  • 4 × 15-pin SPHD-15 Male Audio/Video

Other Ports

  • 2 × 4-pin USB Type A Female Peripheral
  • 1 x RJ-11 Flash-upgrade

Power Description

  • Input Voltage: 5 V DC
  • Power Consumption: 1.25 W

Environmental Conditions


  • 32°F (0°C) to 122°F (50°C) Operating
  • -4°F (-20°C) to 140°F (60°C) Storage

0 to 80% Non-condensing Relative Humidity

Platform Support

  • PC
  • Mac
  • Sun

System Requirements


  • 2 x VGA monitors
  • 1 x USB mouse
  • 1 x USB keyboard


  • 2 x VGA, SVGA, or Multisync port
  • 1 x Type A USB port

Operating Systems

  • Windows 98, 98SE, ME, 2000, XP
  • Mac OS 8.6 or greater

Sun Solaris work station
Linux, UNIX and other USB supported systems*


  • Requires 2-piece powered speaker system
*Additional drivers and support may be needed


  • Supports multimedia USB keyboards
  • Supports Mac & Sun keyboards

Three (3) year limited warranty from IOGear

What’s in the Box

  • 1 x MiniView GCS1744 4-Port Dual View KVM Switch
  • 4 x Custom audio/video cables (6 ft long)
  • 4 x Custom USB/video cables (6 ft long)
  • 1 x Firmware upgrade cable
  • 1 x User Manual
  • 1 x Quick Start Guide

Manufacturer Product#: GCS1744

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