The pipe organ console is the part of a pipe organ where the organist plays and manage all the features of the instrument. Here a general description and photos of a typical modern pipe organ console.
One or more KEYBOARDS (or MANUALS), that the organist plays
The PEDALBOARD, that the organist plays with their feet
The STOPS COMMANDS (ROCKER, KNOB or LEVEL), to select which ranks of pipes (STOP) will sound when a particular manual or the pedalboard is played. They are used also to activate particular organ functions
The THUMB BUTTONS to activate particolar organ functions
The TOE PISTONS to activate particolar organ functions
One SWEEL PEDAL (Crescendo), usually the first on the right, to increase the numbers of playing stops.
One or more VOLUME PEDALS, to tune the audio level of a particular manual