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1. Standby/On
Switches the unit between Standby mode (indicated by the dim LED) and On (indicated by the bright LED). 

2. Record speed buttons and start/stop

3. Belt drive motor (Alva ST only)

4. Main platter

5. Tonearm counterweight
Used to adjust tracking force (downforce).

6.  Anti-Skating dial

7. Tonearm lift lever

8. Tonearm rest

9. Tonearm

10. Fitted Cambridge Audio MC cartridge

11. Headshell with finger lift