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Herron Audio VTPH-2A Question
I have the Herron VTPH-2A. Have not listened to the Manley. But the Herron is fantastic, as is the service provided by Keith. I doubt I will ever change phono stages. Very truthful presentation--sounds like music! 
CABLE SUGGESTIONS NEEDED - ARC Ref5se - ARC Ref 250se - Wilson Sasha 1
Transparent! Reference MM2 level or better. I have similar gear to you. Can't beat the combination of great product, great customer support, and excellent trade in/up program. 
Tube Phono with Tube Integrated Amp?
I have a Herron VTPH2A paired with my Musical Fidelity NuVista 800 hybrid integrated, and the sound is sublime.  
Isolation footers for amps
I recommend Terracone or Terrastone footers (and platforms) from EdenSound. Dan Sherbrook is great and will fix you up. Very effective product at a reasonable price. I have no affiliation, but I have bought a LOT of his stuff and am very happy wit... 
Help choosing integrated
Jjue,for analog source I have a heavily modified VPI scoutmaster turntable with three different cartridges  and arms. I have a Herron VTPH 2A phono stage. On the digital side I use the Nu Vista CD player which is a companion piece to the Nu Vista ... 
Help choosing integrated
I am sorry that I don't have personal experience with the amplifiers on your shortlist. However I would add the musical Fidelity Nu Vista 800, with which I do have personal experience.  It sounds excellent,  has plenty of power, has outstanding bu... 
What CD player/transport has the most stable mechanism?
Musical Fidelity NuVista CD (new one)--a tank. And beautiful sound. 
Best divorce album?
Blood on the tracks, Sea change 
recommendations of phono preamps
A used Herron VTPH2 may be in your price range. Great phono stage. 
Same song different artist. Which ones do you love? LP
Drive all Night by Springsteen is such a raw, emotional, genuine song. Always speaks to me. 
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report
The Delines: Colfax 
Springfield, MO
Columbia Mo also here. 
Confessions from a VPI owner of some 30 years
I have always received gracious and excellent customer service from Harry. 
Musical Fidelity M5Si vs Rotel 1592 Integrated
MuFi amps are excellent in my experience. 
Cartridge recommendations for second system turntable please
Thanks Oregonpapa. I've read great things about those cartridges.