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Equipment Requirements

Oklahoma College of Court Reporting

Below is a list of items needed at time of enrollment for MACHINE programs and for VOICE programs.

Please ensure that whatever laptop purchased that “minimum” requirements are met.

MACHINE PROGRAMS

  1. Laptop Computer
    • Minimum Requirements
    • Operating System – Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10
    • Processor – Intel Core 2 Duo or Intel Core i5. Core i7 highest.
      2.2 Ghz, 500GB
    • Memory – 4GB (expandable to 8GB)
    • Approximate cost: $900 new, $700 refurbished
  2. Headset
    • Easy-fitting standard headset (no earbuds)
    • Approximate cost: $55 – $30 new; $10 used
  3. Software
    • ProCAT Winner Student Version
    • Approximate cost: $225 – $300
  4. Writers – Writers come in both student and professional versions. All writers are purchased through outside vendors not associated with the school
    • Student Writer
      • Wave by Stenograph Corporation – $1500 new; $900 used
      • Blaze by ProCAT Corporation – $1500 new; $900 used
    • Student Writer Online Vendors
    • Professional Writer
      • Impression by ProCAT Corporation – $4500 new; $2800 used
      • Diamante by Stenograph Corporation – $5000 new; $3000 used
      • Passport by Eclipse Corporation – $4300 new; $3000 used

VOICE PROGRAMS

  1. Laptop Computer
    • Minimum Requirements
    • Operating System – Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10
    • Processor – 4th Generation Intel Core i7, 3.4 Ghz, 500GB (7200 rpm)
    • Memory – 8GB (expandable to 16GB)
    • Approximate cost: $1,300 new, $700 refurbished
  2. Headset
    • Easy-fitting standard headset (no earbuds)
    • Approximate cost: $55 – $30 new; $10 used
  3. Software
    • Dragon 12 version or higher “Professional” Version
    • Approximate cost: $225 – $300
  4. Voice Captioning ONLY (open mic)
    • Headset Microphone  – Sennheiser ME 3-ew
    • Approximate cost: $105 new; $80 used
  5. Voice Court Reporting ONLY (closed mic)
    • Sylencer – SmartMic for Speech Recognition
    • Approximate cost: $175 new
    • Our Instructors use Toshiba Qosmio purchased online new $1,600 through Toshiba.
    • Current students have purchased the following Dell:   Dell Inspiron 15, 7000 series, Windows 10 Home – 64 bit, online price $900 which met all standards listed above