Simple and easy to use, MODE mounts flush in the wall in any room in the home. The back lit buttons are easy to read and provide various functions depending on the source being controlled. There is also a dedicated volume control knob with a graduated back light visually indicating the actual volume level. This is critical in situations where volume is being adjusted between songs or while music is fading in or out.
The heart of the system is the scroll wheel, which allows you to address and select the numerous menus and functions on the full color display. The process is intuitive and easily mastered be everyone in the home. Simply scroll and click on the desired menu or command and the system instantly responds.MODE provides a great deal of information including song titles, album names, artists, play lists and genres from the iPod, MODE Jukebox music server, AM/FM preset stations, and XM radio. MODE also features an infrared receiver allowing the system to be controlled via remote from a position on the bed or while reclining on the couch.