Phono to Minijack Adaptors

Here is a small adaptor that converts two phono plugs to a single stereo minijack:

Here is a cable with phono plugs on one end and a minijack on the other end:

As a general rule, the adaptor allows more flexibility than the cable, since it allows you to use whatever phono-to-phono cables you like (which might be important if you need a fairly long run).