"The Saitek Cyborg Command Unit has 21 buttons with three shift modes that make for a total of 144 programmable commands. The device also has a 4-way analog hat switch as well. Two of the buttons for the Saitek Cyborg Command Unit are located on an adjustable thumb area along with the hat switch. To change shift modes you slide an analog switch on the upper left corner of the Saitek Cyborg Command Unit. As you change modes the backlighting color of the gamepad changes to so you know what mode you are in at a glance. The backlighting changes through green, red, and yellow colors."