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This article goes through the basics of using your Olympus transcription kit.

Connecting the Foot Control

  • Connect the foot switch cable to the USB adapter cable. Ensure you align the flat edges of the connector.
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  • Connect the USB adapter cable to the PC’s USB port.
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  • Place the foot control in a comfortable place under the desk ensuring the lead is not obstructing you.

Default Pedal Settings

Button assignment can be customised to your preference please follow the guide here

RS-28H/RS-28

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Left = Rewind

Center = Fast Forward

Right = Play

Connecting the Headset

  • Plug the headset into the PC's earphone socket. Do not place the headset to your ears until you have checked and reduced the computer volume.

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Familiarising yourself with the Transcription Module

  • Double click the Transcription Module icon on the desktop or select for all programs.

Transcription Module – Main Window

DSS Player Standard

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      1. Toolbar – Features common task buttons. Hover mouse to view description.
      2. Playback Window – Allows manual control of Play, Fast Forward and Rewind. Quickly set Volume, Tone, and playback speed settings.
      3. Dictation Tree View – List all folders. Select Transcription Tray for summary overview
      4. Content List View – Lists all the audio files for the selected folder. All high priority files remain at the top of the list and are highlighted in red

Receiving dictations
New dictation files will be delivered to you via the following methods which the software can be configured to automatically receive files:

Transcribing Your First File

  • Double-click on the selected file.
  • The main transcribe window will disappear and a small transcribe bar becomes visible.
  • Press Play via the foot control to begin audio playback.

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  • If you close the Transcribe Bar you will be prompted to mark the file as Pending or Finished.
  • If you intend to come back to the file later, then select Pending. The file will remain in the folder and will be marked transcription pending so when you return to the file it carries on where you left off.
    • If the transcription is complete, then select Finished. The file will be marked transcription finished and will move to the Finished folder.
    • If you don't want to change anything then click Cancel. The file will be marked recording finished and will remain in the folder waiting to be transcribed.

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Adjusting Personal Preferences

There are a number of personal preferences settings that you can configure in the Transcription Module such as auto-backspace and winding speed please follow the guides below.

Playback settings

Customise the Transcribe Bar

Further information

If you want to know about the Olympus software please take a look at the DSS Player Standard Overview.

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