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I have 2 USB footpedals, one from StartStop and one from ...sm...

Posted By: everydayearthling on 2007-04-15
In Reply to: Another USB foot pedal question (sm) - CAMT

from Bytescribe, brand name Infinity.  The Infinity pedal works with StartStop or Bytescribe WavPlayer and the   StartStop (with HTH Engineering on the bottom) works on both StartStop and Bytescribes WavPlayer as well.  You could see call to double check with StartStop tomorrow when they're open or call Bytescribe to see if they sell pedals separately. 

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I believe StartStop does (sm)
Check out their website at www.startstop.com for more information. Hope this helps! Good luck!
I use startstop over the bytescribe. don't know about the other one. nm

Bytescribe, Startstop or PowerPlay?
I need to purchase one of these three for a new account I am on.  Any recommendations?  Bytescribe, Startstop or PowerPlay?  Postive and negative experiences will be appreciated!  Thanks in advance!
StartStop and GearPlayer both cost a bit...
...but I believe they have free evaluation/trial packages downloadable from the Internet.

Of the 2, I prefer GearPlayer. It is much clearer. I find the StartStop a bit scratchy.
Does anyone know ... foot pedal ... StartStop
I know what you mean, but this is determined by software.

After using many other programs, I still feel HTH Engineering's StartStop programs are best.

You Get What You Pay For.

Whether a specific format of digital audio files opens by a particular application is determined by software, not hardware.

The footpedal (hardware) is not the determining factor, rather it is the software that controls the footpedal.

I have two 9-pin foot pedals (IN-DB9) for sale as I am no longer doing transcription.  They are in excellent condition and were not used very much at all.  I am asking $35.00 each plus shipping.  I also have a Dictaphone C-phone if anyone still uses those.  Email me if interested.  THANKS!!
please, need help with startstop opening windows sound recorder.

When I open a file from within startstop, it wants to open windows sound recorder, and then it wants to open a file located somewhere else on my hard drive.

Sometimes it will open the file I want to listen to, and the windows sound recorder flashes on the screen a couple of times.

Is anyone having that problem? I've emailed and called startstop but no response to email and no return call from startstop tech support.

 Any info you have is greatly appreciated. I'm on version 9.8.7

Question regarding footpedals

I am going to need to have a footpedal for a transcription work. How do I know which type of footpedal to get. Will WAV pedals work with all software?
Both of my inifinity USB footpedals don't like to
rewind. I have to step on it about four times before it rewinds. Is there a fix for this? I've been wanting to buy another, hoping the next one works properly, but I'm afraid this is the way all their pedals work (or don't!). Does anyone have an Infinity USB footpedal that works well?
TranscriptionGear.com has footpedals
and can deliver them quickly. I got a GearPlayer, and it's great, but it didn't work for every place I tested with. I got through the testing even without a foot pedal, but it is annoying. Do use the F keys if it lets you. That helps a lot.
Well I must be lucky then. Both my footpedals
are 3 button footpedals and they work just fine with the adapter on.  Maybe it has something to do with the software used as well.  I use Start/Stop and Transcription Buddy.
New at this, do footpedals have to be programmed SM
to work with a platform? Thanks
No. Different programs use different footpedals. You might want to wait until you get a job - sm
to be on the safe side. I have been lucky so far. I have a 9-pin serial port foot pedal which works well with my Bytescribe, and will work with the free ExpressScribe too.
Emdat InScribe & Footpedals

Hi everyone,

Emdat InScribe 4.3 works only with foot pedals that can be configured or programmed for specific keystokes.  F2 is play, F3 is Rewind and F4 is fast forward by default in Emdat.  If you have the ability to configure a foot pedal to these keystorkes (function keys), then that foot pedal will work with InScribe 4.3.

Emdat InScribe 4.91 has a "configure foot pedal" utility that allows you to configure any USB foot pedal.  This is a newer release of InScribe and we have been informed of some issues with this configuration feature.  InScribe 4.92 is in beta and if you have a foot pedal (such as Infinity) that did not work with 4.91, please contact beta@emdat.com to get 4.92.

We apologize for this issue and believe it is resolved in the latest version.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Emdat Help Desk at 630-743-0500 x1.

What footpedals are compatible w/ Escription?