Balboa designed the VL series topside panels to interchange and function with the Elite VS (Values) and GS (Global) Series spa control systems with the patented M7 technology. The VL701S is the same shape as the VL801D and uses a smaller LCD. This Generic Panel controls your blower, jets and lights. It has 2 temperature controls and a mode button which allows you to customize when various temperature settings. The VL701S also has freeze protection detection so your spa components aren't damaged by cold temperatures.