Turntable. If you keep the Mani, add a linear power supply.
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Turntable. The way I see it, this is pure practicality and common sense. You get about the same sound quality change either way. Also, either way gets you to the exact same place in the end. But the phono stage you basically turn it on and forget about it. So you do that first and yes it sounds better, but just how much enjoyment do you get pushing that button each night? The turntable is the piece you see and touch and use side after side after side. I tell people all the time, never underestimate the value of having a good looking turntable it gives you pride and joy to use. Sound quality is important, sure. But it's not always all about the sound. So there you go.
Just as a note, the Mani power supply is a 16V AC transformer, not a typical DC wall wart. The only external power supply that I've seen for the Mani is this one: http://www.swagmanlab.com/Product_PSU?product_id=670. I have used the Mani with this power supply, and it was a nice upgrade. You can't just buy a "16V linear power supply," as that would likely void the warranty and perhaps damage the Mani and/or downstream gear.