The MCS-1 and MCS-2 keypads give you flexible and total control over the MDS-6 and connected music sources. The MCS-1 is a single gang Decora® style controller with volume, mute and source selection buttons. With an integrated plasma and fluorescent friendly IR target, the MCS-1 allows you complete control of the connected music sources. The MCS-1 can even teach Learning Handheld Remotes its codes for volume, mute and source selection. Maximum distance from the controller to the MDS-6: 300 ft.