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Yes, you need the PS400 with the B-1. Alternatively, you can connect the mic to a mixer with built-in phantom power.
The PS400 shouldn't go directly to to the TA2020 because the power supply is providing a mic-level signal and the amp is looking for a line-level signal. Either add a mic preamp after the power supply, or if a mixer is used, that output can be fed to the amp.
Cabling will depend on what you ultimately choose to do. But, you'll at least need a mic cable to go from the B-1 to the power supply or a mixer.
Your condensor mic requires special electrical handling usually reserved for proffesional audio equipment, not a PC. You will need two pieces of equipment, a short XLR cable and an adapter cable. 1) Behringer PS400 Ultra-Compact Phantom Power Supply. This will supply the mic with necessary Phantom Power. 2) Rapco Horizon ISOBLOX Transformer Isolation 1:1 BLOX Device This will isolate the Phantom Power from your computer, allowing it to work as necessary. The adaptor connector cable you need will be a female XLR (with pins 1 and 3 shorted, pin 2 hot), through a cable connect to a 1/8" mini plug. They connect in that order with a short XLR cable between 1) and 2). .
What is on each end of the microphone cable in its original form? What's the model of microphone? You need a cable that ultimately (probably need an adapter or two) would have the LO-Z (assuming its a low impedence mic) connector for the microphone on one end and the mini phone plug on the other. If the microphone is low impedance, which most good microphones would be, you will need an impedance matching transformer to convert to high impedance which the computer mic input would expect. That would have a 1/4 inch phone plug output which then needs to be brought down in size to fit the computer mic input. A music store would be your best bet for the required pieces.
the type of mic input built into a pc (with a mini-jack socket) will not accept the output of a pro dynamic mic such as the one you have - it won't work correctly. You require a pre-amp or mixer - or what would be better for you would be an audio interface with a built in pre-amp such as this: interface example.
The mbox mini is usb powered, wont work without power so your mac or pc must be powered on and connected. The blue led will be on when powered. Assuming you have the the appropriate cables, you want to make sure the condenser is plugged into the Mic/Line input. (Input 1 on the back of the mbox mini). All condenser mics require phantom power, so engage the +48V switch. Also make sure the DI (direct input) switch is not engaged. The input gain control is located on the front of the mbox... There needs to be speakers connected to the 1/4 output jacks on the back of the mbox or headphones on the front for sound output. Use the large knob for monitor volume control.
Create a Stereo Master fader track
Create a mono audio track
Set the input of the mono audio track to Mic/Line 1
Arm the track for record (click & make sure the R is red)
You should getting levels and sound output from your condenser.
well ..i cant see what type of conection you mic has and what you really want to achieve as far as quality of sound or ultimate use..,but...here are some ideas..
A mic needs a pre amp and that is often built into some cheap but usable mini mixers made by behringer..You could pick up one and a good cheap dynamic mic[dynamic mics are best close to the sound source] with a lead and then go from the main output of the little mixer to the audio input of the computer.. A second but easier way and one that could give very good results is purchase a USB input microphone and this will have mic pre amp built in so it just plugs into your computer usb port.. SE electronics ,Rode make brilliant ones that are used often for podcasting..[well worth the +-100 uk pounds] but i am confident that berhinger will make a usable model for much less money[these type usb condensers will be sensitive and give clear results]...
Well... Rode NT2's are condenser mic's that require phantom power to work. So the phantom switch should be on. When you turn phantom power on you usually hear a bump sound (through the amplifier). In this case, nothing is broken.
Your picture is of a Rode Videomic (not an NT2) which is a stereo mic for video cameras. If you had some kind of stereo mini to (single) XLR adaptor, and put phantom power through it, the mic would probably be damaged. But maybe not... just try again without phantom power to see. a stereo mic won't work very well with the Mbox Mini because it only has one mic preamp.