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HTH Engineering, Inc. is a true engineering, development and manufacturing firm in business since 1986, specializing in dictation and transcription since 1997

  • Unique combination of engineering experts and total support, at "dot-com" competitive prices
  • Degreed, highly trained electrical, software, and mechanical engineering staff.
  • Experienced, friendly, smart technicians.
  • All items advertised always in stock.
  • HTH Engineering, Inc. maintains 11 shipping locations across the USA, including 2 factories (in Wyoming and Florida) for immediate shipment of your order.
  • We are an Olympus Authorized Pro Audio Dealer, Philips Master Digital Centre Pro Authorized Dealer, and Dragon Medical Elite Partner, signifying the highest level of service and support.
  • We are a Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accredited Business since 2001.
  • Corporate Members of the AHDI and MTIA.
  • USA based, owned, and operated.HTH Engineering is a proud American company.

We Listen! Our unique, focused, innovative products are a result of direct feedback with our customers (medical transcriptionists, physicians, and attorneys):

The Start Stop Universal Transcription System is the world's favorite UNIVERSAL transcription system (foot pedal and software):

  • Plays a large number of file types, both standard and non-standard, so you don't need to settle for a "1-note pony" transcription system that only plays one company's format.
  • Free software upgrades for the life of the product, and toll-free tech support means you'll never be out of date with the Start Stop.
  • Reliable pedal technology lasts for years under normal use.
  • As new formats emerge in the industry, we add them to our latest upgrade, available free of charge to all Start Stop owners.

The Start Stop PowerPlay is the world's best DVD transcriber for PCs and supports a vast number video formats, as well as web-based streaming and multimedia formats.

  • Now you can transcribe video as easily as you transcribe audio!
  • Perfect 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 and University Research Videos.

The HTH Voice Input Station provides a new, seamless way for physicians, radiologists, and attorneys to dictate at their desk , and instantly send their dictation to the transcriptionist, minimizing turn-around time.


Olympus Certified Partner
Dragon Medical Practice Edition Certified
Philips Certified Partner 2021
HTH Engineering, Inc., Computer Hardware, Tarpon Springs, FL

Unlimited Tech Support, with deluxe installation support via telephone and GotoMeeting®.

Once you have made a purchase, we can walk you through step-by-step over the phone and even set it up for you*. during setup, installation, or use.

Unlike some companies who charge for VIP Care*for example, "T****gear

Some companies charge for VIP care but we won't

We think you are already a VIP and won't charge you extra because of it.

*For those customers who are using high speed internet connections, a new form of tech support is now available. This new way of providing tech support utilizes GotoMeeting®. GotoMeeting allows the tech support technician to view your computer remotely and allows them to assist you just like they were sitting right in front of your computer.

Confidence in the products we sell

We back our products with a guarantee, and will refund your money within 30 days of the purchase date if you are not satisfied.

Products are also covered under a 1-year warranty, so if it needs repair, we'll fix it! We have confidence in the products we design and sell, and are confident that they will work for you.

The Start-Stop logo is a US registered trademark, and symbolizes the speed and productivity of the honeybee.

We at HTH Engineering, Inc. are dedicated to ensure that you have the most efficient possible tools for recording, transcription, dictation, and speech recognition, backed by total support from real engineers, to make your job easier.


Live Sales Chat

You can receive help immediately during business hours, at any time through our online Live Chat. We are always there for you. If for some reason you cannot access our website, you can always call our toll-free number for assistance.

Competitive Pricing & Lowest Price Guarantee

StartStop.Com is committed to providing the very best customer service experience and the lowest prices every day. To ensure you're getting the very best price, we offer a price match guarantee +5% additional discount, on all Professional Products, Olympus and Philips Professional Digital Voice Recorders, Olympus and Philips Transcription Products, Dragon Medical, Legal and Professional Products, Olympus and Philips Conference Equipment, and Philips SpeechMikes (excluding Dragon Medical).

Just contact us via email or by phone with the promotional offer so we may verify and compare our prices. Please take note: when matching a price, shipping and handling fees and/or additional handling charges and fees must be taken into account.


Competitors are established online retail stores. They are not liquidators, retail stores, wholesalers, auction sites or pre-owned and refurbished merchandise sites.


StartStop.Com's Price Match Guarantee +5% applies to all new,factory sealed products. It cannot be applied to products already purchased. Products must be the same brand, model and year. Does not include mobile dictation apps. Items must be in stock and available for purchase at the price from an authorized U.S. reseller, whose authenticity we reserve the right to verify.

In the years between 1998 and 2008, HTH Engineering, Inc. has created and led the digital transcription and dictation industry, with innovative,"firsts", and original products. We have enhanced the state-of-the-art in the dictation and transcription industry.

Today HTH is composed of degreed engineers, software developers, technicians, and sales and marketing staff, who develop, manufacture and sell original products as well as Professional Line dealers for Olympus, Philips, Dragon, Revolabs and other fine products.

History and Background of HTH Engineering, Inc. click here



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Olympus Certified Partner
Dragon Medical Practice Edition Certified
Philips Certified Partner 2021
HTH Engineering, Inc., Computer Hardware, Tarpon Springs, FL