Do you need a foot pedal for transcribing?

For transcriptionists, a foot pedal is an essential tool. In your transcribing job, transcription foot pedals are necessary to pause, rewind, and fast forward audio recordings. This means you can use keystrokes for standard typing and not have to worry about additional “hotkey” commands to control audio functions.

How much does a foot pedal for transcription cost?

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Item Dimensions 9.9 x 8.5 x 3.6 inches 7.9 x 6.4 x 1 inches

What does a foot pedal do in transcribing?

What is a foot pedal? Without a foot pedal, a typist would usually have to use their mouse to play, pause, fast-forward, rewind audio that needs to be typed out. A foot pedal allows you to control audio with your foot, thus freeing your hands to focus on typing.

What are foot petals?

The Foot Petals ball of foot cushion with metatarsal pad support will keep your feet comfortable and prevent them from sliding forward in womens flats, pumps, high heels, and sneakers, reducing burning pain and calluses.

Is GoTranscript currently hiring?

WE PAY COMPETITIVE RATES FOR OUR ONLINE TRANSCRIPTION JOBS GoTranscript is a thriving web-based transcription and translation company. We’re always looking to fill our open freelance transcription jobs so we can grow our team and keep pace with customer orders.

What would one need a transcription foot pedal for?

A foot pedal is a piece of transcription equipment that you can use to pause audio, rewind, and also fast forward. The best thing about the transcription foot pedal is that it frees up your hands so you can transcribe quickly. Like all other work gear, foot pedals come in different types.

What are foot pedals used for in audio transcription?

The foot pedal is an important piece of transcription equipment . Instead of using your hands to control the audio playback, a foot pedal allows you to do so with your feet , freeing up the other two extremities to type. It might not sound like too much, however once I got the hang of it, it practically doubled my typing skills.

What is an USB foot pedal?

The IN-USB-2 USB foot pedal uses a USB interface to connect to your Windows or Macintosh computer. Just like the previous generation IN-USB-1 USB foot pedal, the IN-USB-2 is one of the most popular USB foot pedals in the industry. The ergonomic design of the IN-USB-2 provides fantastic comfort great for all day use.

What is a computer foot pedal?

A digital foot pedal is a tool most often used by transcriptionists who transcribe dictation. The digital foot pedal will connect to the computer, typically through a USB port.