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Start-Stop® PowerPlay DVD/Video Transcriber

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Start-Stop Powerplay Video/DVD Transcriber
$20 off complete Start-Stop PowerPlay Video/DVD Transription System this month! Free Spectra PC Headset with purchase Free Lifetime Concierge Technical Support Free Lifetime Upgrades

The complete video transcriber

Foot Pedal Controlled Video Transcription

Play and transcribe DVDs, audio CDs, digital video, and web formats with foot pedal control! Playback and control digital video with all the ease and efficiency of this complete, purpose-built video transcription system. Start-Stop Powerplay is the perfect tool for quick and efficient transcription of digital video and audio since 2004.

PowerPlay is ideal for transcribing Law Enforcement video interviews on DVD, Streaming MP3, WMA, Music, and Voice from the Web, Courtroom Hearings and Proceedings, Hollywood Movies, TV Closed-captioning, Video Time-coding, City Council Meetings, Focus Groups, Corporate Boardroom meetings, Oral History Interviews, University Research Videos.

Start-Stop Powerplay DVD/Video Transcriber is a professional grade PC-based, foot-pedal controlled system. Control playback of digital video—pause, play, step-back, and fast-forward without taking your hands from the keys or your attention away from your word processor. The Start-Stop PowerPlay continues to be unique with its lifetime free upgrades guarantee, a wide range of supported video and audio formats, and a focus on improved workflow and efficiency for both professionals and hobbyists. Power Play is the perfect tool for quick and efficient transcription of digitally created video and audio. See why Start-Stop PowerPlay remains the world's most popular and powerful DVD transcriber!

Digital Video Transcription

Start-Stop PowerPlay is compatible with Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 & 8.1.

Features

A cornucopia of supported formats

Never download another Codec pack again. The Start-Stop PowerPlay supports DVD, .WMV Streaming Video, Apple Quicktime™, .AVI, Realplayer™ and RealAudio™, .ASF, DiVX™, Adobe Flash™, MPEG-1 through MPEG-4 and many more, making Start-Stop PowerPlay a true complete video transcriber.

PP4 supports most popular and obscure audio formats PowerPlay supports most popular and many obscure video formats. See the complete list.

Choose your own speed

Reduce playback rate by half or speed things up by 300%—the magic of digital.

Time-stamping and Thumbnailing

Insert and actual thumbnail screenshot of your video along with a timestamp while using Microsoft Word® or WordPerfect™. Timestamps can be added automatically or with a hotkey. Transcripts can then be easily scanned visually!

PP4 will insert timestamps and thumbnails into your Word or WordPerfect document PP4 will insert timestamps and thumbnails into your Word or WordPerfect document.

Continuous Video Thumbnailing

Take thumbnail images of a video automatically. Set the interval and catalog an entire DVD with timestamps and images.

The HTH Engineering Difference

When you purchase a product from HTH Engineering it comes with complete, professional support. Start-Stop PowerPlay DVD/Video Transcriber comes standard with a one-year warranty on the pedal and headset, free unlimited concierge technical support, free upgrades for as long as you own the product, and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee.

SmartLine Counter and StopWatch

Easily track billable lines and hours with the built in stopwatch and line counter.

Multiple Viewing Modes

Set PowerPlay to appear always on top, in the background, or with the minimalist "thin" mode.

Intuitive Graphic Interface

The graphic interface is easy to use and simple while containing all relevant controls, notifiers, and options. Start-Stop PowerPlay will work while running in the background and several display options allow you to simplify the interface, turn it 'always on top,' or reduce it down to a simple need-to-know taskbar.

The simple, complete user interface Everything you need to get started: load files, adjust settings, and monitor pedal functionality in one place.
  • 1. Playback Controls and Information: Use mouse controls to quickly scan through files while you monitor the remaining and played file duration.
  • 2. Bookmarks: Set up to 16 bookmarks per file with hotkey control.
  • 3. Play URL: Open and transcribe directly from internet hosted files.
  • 4. Job Manager: Job manager allows you to queue files, view demographic information, set continuous play, and archives completed files.
  • 5. Step options and Pedal Monitor: All pedal clicks are displayed on the interface for simple, accurate feedback. Set the step amount and auto-step amount to suit your particular style.
  • 6. Variable Speed Control: Slow playback speed by half, or increase it by three times.
  • 7. Backspace: Set the length of backspace. When you press the play pedal the file will jump back by 1 or 5 seconds to help give context to where you left off.
  • 8. Step Amount: Set the duration that should skip when you press the step-forward pedal.
  • 9. Video Screen: Set the video screen "always on top" or let it run in the background.

How to Order

Order online or speak to one of our digital dictation and transcription specialists at (866) 254-0714. Orders placed before 3:30PM Eastern Time Monday-Friday will be shipped same-day. Orders over $300 are eligible for Free UPS Ground Shipping.

Complete Start-Stop PowerPlay Video/DVD Transcriber - Model #31700

Includes: Start-Stop PowerPlay Video/DVD Transcriber on CD-ROM, Infinity 3-Pedal USB Footswitch, Spectra PC Headset, Online/CD User Manual, Free Concierge Technical Support, Lifetime Free Upgrades, One Year warranty on footswitch, and 90 day warranty on headset.

Price: $249.00 $229.00 (Limited Time Only) Qty:

Software-Only: NEW! Digital Delivery Start-Stop PowerPlay Video/DVD Transcriber - Model #31755

Digital Delivery Option

Save money and time with our digital delivery option! Includes: Start-Stop PowerPlay Video/DVD Transcriber, Digital User Manual, Free Concierge Technical Support, Lifetime Free Upgrades. This model does not include a foot pedal or CD-ROM, software package only, digital delivery. Same day digital delivery available for all orders submitted between 8:30am and 5:30pm Eastern Time during regular business days.

Price: $175.00 $160.00 Qty:

Software-Only: Start-Stop PowerPlay Video/DVD Transcriber - Model #31750

Includes: Start-Stop PowerPlay Video/DVD Transcriber on CD-ROM, Digital User Manual, Free Concierge Technical Support, Lifetime Free Upgrades. This model does not include a foot pedal, software package only.

Price: $175.00 Qty:

Specialty Pedal Options

The Start-Stop PowerPlay Video/DVD Transcriber is also available with special purpose pedals. These options replace the standard Infinity USB 3-Pedal Footswitch for Model #31750. The price listed is for complete Start-Stop PowerPlay Video/DVD Transcriber with a substitution pedal:

PowerPlay w/ DAC HD Wide Pedal - Model #31810

DAC 3-Pedal

This 3-pedal footswitch from DAC offers industrial strength durability and wide pedal placement. Ideal for those with wider feet (or must transcribe while wearing boots or protective footwear). This pedal requires an available USB port. Package includes: Start-Stop PowerPlay Video/DVD Transcriber, DAC 3-Pedal USB footswitch, Spectra PC Headset, Online/CD User Manual, Free concierge technical support, lifetime free upgrades, one year warranty on footswitch, and 90 day warranty on headset.

Price: $325.00 Qty:

PowerPlay w/ DAC Waterproof Pedal - Model #31811

DAC Waterproof 3-Pedal

Essential for extreme working conditions: this pedal has found its niche working for pathologists, outdoor transcriptionists, and anyone who requires the most durability out of their transcription equipment. This pedal requires an available USB port. Package includes: Start-Stop PowerPlay Video/DVD Transcriber, DAC 3-Pedal Waterproof USB footswitch, Spectra PC Headset, Online/CD User Manual, Free concierge technical support, lifetime free upgrades, one year warranty on footswitch, and 90 day warranty on headset.

Price: $395.00 Qty:

PowerPlay w/ Infinity Serial Port Pedal - Model #31812

Infinity Serial Port Pedal

This 3-pedal footswitch is recommended for older computers without USB ports—based on the popular last-generation Infinity foot pedal, it's proven design and ruggedness promises to continue serving for years to come. This pedal will only work with an available Serial port. Package includes: Start-Stop PowerPlay Video/DVD Transcriber, Infinity 3-Pedal Serial Connection Footswitch, Spectra PC Headset, Online/CD User Manual, Free concierge technical support, lifetime free upgrades, one year warranty on footswitch, and 90 day warranty on headset.

Price: $249.00 Qty:

PowerPlay w/ Philips Hand Control - Model #31813

Philips LFH-2305 Hand Control

The Philips LFH-2305 Hand Control slides under the keyboard and replaces the foot pedal with thumb switches. This unique product is the ideal accessibility option for PC-based transcription but also finds a place with transcriptionists looking for additional ergonomic options. This control requires an available USB port. Package includes: Start-Stop PowerPlay Video/DVD Transcriber, Philips LFH-2305 Hand Control, Spectra PC Headset, Online/CD User Manual, Free concierge technical support, lifetime free upgrades, one year warranty on hand control, and 90 day warranty on headset.

Price: $299.00 Qty:

PowerPlay w/ Start-Stop Serial 2-Pedal - Model #31814

Start-Stop Custom Built 2-Pedal Serial Footswitch

This custom built serial connection 2-pedal footswitch was originally designed and manufactured by us for use by the US military. The rugged, wide pedal design loses some of the functionality of a 3-pedal switch and as such is only recommended for the most demanding applications. This control requires an available serial port. Package includes: Start-Stop PowerPlay Video/DVD Transcriber, 2-Pedal Serial Connection Footswitch, Spectra PC Headset, Online/CD User Manual, Free concierge technical support, lifetime free upgrades, one year warranty on footswitch, and 90 day warranty on headset.

Price: $249.00 Qty: