Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Do you need a foot pedal & software for Transcription work

You have many options available to get started with digital transcription and there are many choices when choosing digital transcription foot pedals.

Many professional transcriptionsist in medical or legal fields   highly recommend getting a foot pedal.  A foot pedal will instantly increase your transcription speed by controlling the playback with your feet, leaving your fingers free to type.  Buying a foot pedal separately and using free software (like the free version of Express Scribe) is the cheapest option to get started.

Buying a bundle (foot pedal and software combination) is your most economical option.

You can buy a bundle that includes a foot pedal and professional software (and some bundles include headsets). Professional software supports most audio formats than free software. The big advantage of getting a bundle is that you are sure that the software will work with the foot pedal.


Here are some options


Express Scribe Pro Transcription Kit with USB Foot Pedal & USB Transcription Headset


This Express Scribe transcription kit Combined a heavy duty USB foot Pedal (IN-USB-2),USB Transcription Headset & Express Scribe Professional Transcription Software (Digital Download, NO CD INCLUDED). A typist can install express scribe on their computer and control audio playback using the foot pedal. The transcribing software also offers valuable features for typists including variable speed playback, multi-channel control, playing video, file management, and more. The included foot pedal pedal is the most popular transcription USB foot pedal available. Weighing only 2.3 lbs its stands its ground, regardless of foot size and the re-sculpted contour of the new IN-USB-2 is molded with a sleek low profile and wider flare at the base of the foot pedal, offering greater flexibility in foot size and foot movement, The internal durable and sensitive switches provide you with an "Easy- Touch" response and minimal resistance, offering long-lasting comfort to any foot ... regardless of size! The include twin-speaker stereo headset features a digital volume control on a 10 ft cord with USB plug. Use this headset with the Express Scribe Transcription Software for listening to your dictations. The Spectra USB delivers consistent digital sound & pristine clarity with a high level of comfort. Because of its light-weight structure, it is considered the ultimate choice for transcriptionists. 


If you dont need the USB port you can get the Express Scribe Transcription Foot pedal with Software

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