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Foot Pedals with Transcribe

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by lyla1953, Feb 20, 2014.


  1. lyla1953

    lyla1953 Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2012
    Looking for recommendations - Inexpensive but Quality - Daily 2 to 4 hour use.

    My Transcribe program is installed on an old Mac (v10.5)
    works great BUT,

    I'd like easier control for basic functions during practice;
    -Set loop start/stop and back to the beginning of loop
    -Pause
    -Start
    -Speed control

    Thank You!
     
  2. Ryan Donahue

    Ryan Donahue

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2003
    Location:
    Lancaster, PA
    I am interested in this as well. I don't have any experience with foot pedals and transcribe yet but I am setting up a standing/ergo desk for work and practice. I'm planning on doing the same thing you are looking for via foot pedals. Kinesis has a great reputation for high end ergonomic keyboards. They seem to have a nice selection of USB pedals as well. They are a little pricier but I'd expect their pedals to be of equal quality to their keyboards. From there I'd imagine setting up the controls in Transcribe would be straight forward. If not you'd probably be able to use an app like USB Overdrive to map keyboard commands to the pedals.

    https://www.kinesis-ergo.com/shop/#foot-section
     

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