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Akg D8000S I bought the Akg D8000S mic and I need to find a way to connect this to my laptop (maybe usb?) so I can hear myself sing. Is this possible? What do I need to buy?

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Need to buy the proper sound card ,or a mixing board built for your comp.thier is a usb cord out there,i have one with 1/4 inch on end and usb other end,im sure someone makes one with xlr.

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