Secondary control equipped with an integrated color touch screen, which allows the flight attendant to select “scenes” through a touch activated Graphical User Interface. Each scene defines two colors. The first is for the ceiling lights and the second for the sidewall lights. Up to 32 scenes can be pre-programmed by an airline to be selected by a flight attendant. Continuously broadcasts messages containing the RGBW intensity values of the currently selected scene to each column of lights. The intensity messages can carry two sets of color intensities. The first will illuminate in the forward section of the aircraft (typically business or first class seating), while the second will illuminate in the aft section (typically economy class seating).