The "Rec Panel" is comprised of 5 windows that allow you to have total control over all aspects of the image and camera functions. They are the "Rec Viewer" window, Video Monitor window, the Counter and the Audio Meter and controls. In addition, you'll find buttons to adjust the color, to split the screen display to show various images to which you may want to match and the position of camera preview. You may also access a Zebra pattern here as well. The "Record" button is located at the bottom of the "Information" window.
The Camera Control window allows the remote control of most of the camera functions. Some which may be controlled are:
AE shift and Exposure Lock
Iris and Shutter
Zoom and Focus
The Vector and Waveform window is one of the major reasons why the CONSOLE software is so great for professional shooters. The Vectorscope and Waveform Monitor are two tools that no video shoot should be without.
CONSOLE also gives you these controls in this environment: