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8x1 Displayport Switchbox with 1080p or 2560x1600, Mac or PC


Switch one display between 8 DisplayPort sources

Easily switch between eight DisplayPort computers with the Gefen 8x1 DisplayPort Switcher. 

The Gefen 8x1 DisplayPort Switcher is a convenient, reliable, and economical solution for using as many as eight DisplayPort equipped Mac or PC computers with a single DisplayPort monitor. The unit offers multiple options for control including front panel buttons, an included IR remote, rear panel IR and RS-232 ports, and even an Ethernet port to accommodate IP control. Rack ears are included for installations where rack-mounting is desired. 

The 8x1 DisplayPort Switcher is compatible with all operating systems using DisplayPort.

How It Works

Connect the eight included DisplayPort cables between the computers and the Switcher inputs. Connect the Switcher output to the monitor using a DisplayPort cable. Connect the included 5V DC locking power supply to the 8x1 Switcher and connect the AC power cord to an available electrical outlet. The selected source will be displayed.


  • Supports 1080p Full HD at 120Hz and dual-link resolutions up to 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
  • Supports RGB and YCbCr color spaces
  • Front-panel switching using discrete select buttons
  • RS-232 port for automation
  • IR remote control (included)
  • External IR receiver jack
  • Saves space on your desktop
  • Locking power supply
  • Rack-mountable

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  • Maximum Pixel Clock: 360 MHz
  • Video Input Connectors: (8) DisplayPort, female
  • Video Output Connector: (1) DisplayPort, female
  • IR Extender Connector: (1) 3.5mm mini-stereo jack
  • RS-232 Port: (1) DB-9, female
  • Power Supply: 5V DC, Locking
  • Power Consumption: 10W (max.)
  • Dimensions: 17.1" W x 4.25" D x 1.75" H (434mm x 44mm x 108mm)
  • Rack size: 1U (rack ears included)
  • Shipping Weight: 12 lbs (5.4 kg.)

Package Includes:

(1) 8x1 DisplayPort Switcher (EXT-DP-841)

(1) IR Remote Control Unit (EXT-RMT-8IRN)

(8) DisplayPort Cables (CAB-DP-06MM)

(1) Set of rack ears (EXT-RACK-19-GRY)

(1) 5V DC, Locking Power Supply (EXT-PS54AULPN)

(1) AC Power Cord (CAB-POWERCORD-XX)

(1) Quick-Start Guide (QSG-DP-841)


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