Equipment for transcribing
The IT section in Helga Engs Hus offers to lend you equipment you may need for transcribing your interviews. this includes digital records and pedals to speed up your transcribing process
Please note that while borrowing Digital recorders and Transcribing pedals is free, it is also subject to availability and is served on a first come first serve basis. It is a popular service, and we cannot guarantee that we have available recorders and/or pedals in stock, you are therefor advised to contact us well in advance.
All our digital recorders are "Olympus" recorders which can be connected to a computer through an embedded USB contact.
Download the Manual for Olympus recorders. Some details may vary between different models, but they are all operated in nearly a similar manner.
Transcribing pedals allows you to control play, stop and pause with your foot, freeing your hands while working with your interviews.
Our pedals are supported by the software "Express Scribe Transcription Playback" for Windows and Mac OS X and is free to download and use. You may download the program here.