I have a Shure 8800 microphone that works very well for home recording on a PC. In the past I have connected it directly into a SB Live Platinum drive right on the front of my old pc. I now have a Dell Dimension XPS B800r. It only has a small mic jack in the back. What is the best (easiest) way for me to plug my Shure mic into this newer machine. Note: it has SB Live for a sound card, and I am using Cakewalk Home Studio for a mixer.
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