Multi-bus and X-Y panels, housed in 19 inch x 2RU, offers pushbutton keypads for multipress selection of source and destination. An additional group of four assignable pushbuttons are provided on each panel type offering access to alternate destination, alternate level, line up and protect functions. Multi-bus control panels, available in 2, 4, 6 or 8 bus versions, are fitted with a 24-button keypad. The X-Y panel has a 32 button keypad for added flexibility. The easy-to-read, eight character alphanumeric displays enhance panel operation by providing preset source/destination and routed status for each controlled output. Indication of system status and warnings (dependent upon controller type) such as destination protect, route inhibits and tie line availability are also displayed, providing valuable feedback while helping to ensure trouble free operation.