Computers and Gear

Have many monitors do you use to turk?

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  • What is a monitor?

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  • Why yes, that is a typo. Should be HOW many monitors.

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Thought it would be nice to have a place to ask about computers, discuss the gear you turk with, and share your desktop pictures.

This is my oh so dirty MacBook Pro and my mouse, er cat who lives on my desktop. I want to get some new headphones ASAP for transcription hits and one day soon another monitor.

Post away! Please help one another with questions and show us the desktops!

 
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I am still looking for headphones. Hopefully under $100, so any suggestions? Also any other gear suggestions that you use for transcription hits would be much appreciated! :thumbup:
 
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I am still looking for headphones. Hopefully under $100, so any suggestions? Also any other gear suggestions that you use for transcription hits would be much appreciated! :thumbup:
audio technicas (ath m50x on sale can sometimes go around $100)
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sennheisers (like the hd 598s which are around $150, but i think those go on sale for cheaper as well)
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My GF uses this for transcription


here is an old shot of my desk-- dont have a picture of my current setup
I also have a macbook pro that i use to panda things sometimes
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audio technicas (ath m50x on sale can sometimes go around $100)
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sennheisers (like the hd 598s which are around $150, but i think those go on sale for cheaper as well)
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My GF uses this for transcription


here is an old shot of my desk-- dont have a picture of my current setup
I also have a macbook pro that i use to panda things sometimes
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Nice setup and of course there is pizza! HEHE! My old pair of headphones were Sennheisers but they are ded ded ded. Not sure the model I had exactly but they sometimes had a weird echo. As for the pedal, I will keep that in mind. Thanks for the suggestions!
 
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2 monitors, but i totally want 3.
tv on the left for netflixing
sometimes i use my laptop too, and that goes on the left where allll those papers are.
 
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I am still looking for headphones. Hopefully under $100, so any suggestions? Also any other gear suggestions that you use for transcription hits would be much appreciated! :thumbup:

i used these for about 4 years. i LOVE them. can't say how they are for transcription, but the sound quality for music/gaming/movies is brilliant.

erm, nm the forum doesn't like the link. search amazon for
Plantronics GameCom 780 Gaming Headset with Surround Sound - USB Compatible with PC
 
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i used these for about 4 years. i LOVE them. can't say how they are for transcription, but the sound quality for music/gaming/movies is brilliant.

erm, nm the forum doesn't like the link. search amazon for
Plantronics GameCom 780 Gaming Headset with Surround Sound - USB Compatible with PC
Thanks! Nice setup too! My TV is directly in view in front of my desk (which is behind my couch) so Netflix and Turk FTW! :D
 
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i used these for about 4 years. i LOVE them. can't say how they are for transcription, but the sound quality for music/gaming/movies is brilliant.

erm, nm the forum doesn't like the link. search amazon for
Plantronics GameCom 780 Gaming Headset with Surround Sound - USB Compatible with PC
the amazon link thing has been fixed :D

also, i got the m90 version for free, but these are super light and sound okay
http://www.amazon.com/AKG-Semi-Open-Studio-Headphone-Standard/dp/B006K1Q90I
 
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I use two 23" monitors on a cheap mount, cheap Amazon speakers and keyboard, and a Logitech "Performance Mouse MX" all atop a piece of artisanal Home Depot plywood with $4 Ikea legs. The left monitor is quite droopy because I just moved and haven't unpacked my tools to tighten it.
 

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3 monitors and 2 in portrait. G510s keyboard so I can use tons of macros.
All I get is a 'you can't see this image' do-not-enter symbol kind of thing... could you rehost a copy on imgur? :)
 

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I use two 23" monitors on a cheap mount, cheap Amazon speakers and keyboard, and a Logitech "Performance Mouse MX" all atop a piece of artisanal Home Depot plywood with $4 Ikea legs. The left monitor is quite droopy because I just moved and haven't unpacked my tools to tighten it.
DIY desks are great! One of my all time favorite desks was an old door on cinder blocks. Cubbies for stuff in the blocks and tons of room to spread out. You all are making me want another montior bad!