SpeechMike - Philips Dictation

SpeechMike
Premium Air
SMP4000
User manual
Table of contents
1Important
Safety instructions
Cleaning and disinfection
Disposal of your old product
About this user manual
Symbols used
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2 Your SpeechMike Premium Air
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Product highlights
What's in the box
Overview of your SpeechMike 5
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3 Get started
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Charging the battery
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Charge via USB power supply unit
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Charge via docking station
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Charge via computer
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Learn about the battery status
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Turn the device on and off
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Pairing10
Learn about wireless technology
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Going out of range
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Idle mode
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Locate your docking station
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Resetting the wireless connection
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4 Use your SpeechMike Premium Air
Create a recording
Customize your SpeechMike
Customize SpeechMike buttons and settings
Use application shortcuts with
SpeechControl software
Button modes
Switch between button modes
Hands-free dictating with a Philips foot control
Button assignment of Philips foot controls
Upgrading the firmware
5Troubleshooting
LED colors and meanings
6 Technical data
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1 Important
Do not make any adjustments and modifications that
are not described in this manual. Follow all safety
instructions to ensure proper operation of the device. The
manufacturer assumes no liability for damages resulting
from non-compliance with the safety instructions.
Safety instructions
• Protect the device from rain and liquids to prevent
damage to the device or a short circuit.
• Do not expose the device to excessive heat caused by
placing it on a heating device or in direct sunlight.
• Protect the cables from damage by being trapped,
particularly at the plugs and where cables exit the
housing.
• Do not perform any maintenance operations that are
not described in this user manual. Do not disassemble
the device into its component parts to carry out
repairs. The device may only be repaired in authorized
service centers.
• All wireless devices may be susceptible to interference,
which could affect performance.
• Back up your data and recordings. The manufacturer’s
warranty does not cover loss of data resulting from
user actions.
Rechargeable built-in battery
• This device contains a built-in Li-polymer battery
which should not be replaced by the customer. The
battery may only be replaced in authorized service
centers or by an authorized Philips partner for
dictation equipment.
• Batteries contain substances that may pollute the
environment. Used batteries should be disposed of at
an official collection point.
Medical device interference
Operation of any radio transmitting equipment
may interfere with the functionality of inadequately
protected medical devices. Consult a physician or the
manufacturer of the medical device to determine if they
are adequately shielded from external RF energy or if
you have any questions. Switch off your device in health
care facilities when any regulations posted in these
areas instruct you to do so. Hospitals or health care
facilities may be using equipment that could be sensitive
to external RF energy.
Implanted medical devices
SpeechMike contains components that emit
electromagnetic waves. Electromagnetic waves might
interfere with the operation of implanted medical
devices, such as pacemakers or implanted cardioverter
defibrillators. Manufacturers of medical devices
recommend that a minimum separation of 15.3 cm (6
inches) should be maintained between a wireless device
and an implanted medical device to avoid potential
interference with the medical device. Persons who have
such devices should:
• Always keep the wireless device more than 15.3 cm
(6 inches) from the medical device when the wireless
device is turned on.
• Not carry the wireless device in a breast pocket.
• Turn the wireless device off immediately if there is any
reason to suspect that interference is taking place.
• Read and follow the directions from the manufacturer
of their implanted medical device.
If you have any questions about using your wireless
device with an implanted medical device, consult your
health care provider.
Hearing aids
Small children
Some digital wireless devices may interfere with some
hearing aids. If interference occurs, consult your service
provider.
Your device and its enhancements may contain small
parts. Keep them out of the reach of small children.
Vehicles
Operating environment
This device meets RF exposure guidelines when used
either in front of the mouth or when positioned at least
2.2 cm (0.87 inches) away from the body.
Parts of the device are magnetic. Metallic materials may
be attracted to the device. Do not place credit cards or
other magnetic storage media near the device or in the
docking station because information stored on them
may be erased.
RF signals may affect improperly installed or
inadequately shielded electronic systems in motor
vehicles such as electronic fuel injection systems,
electronic antiskid (antilock) braking systems, electronic
speed control systems, and air bag systems. For
more information, check with the manufacturer, or its
representative, of your vehicle or any equipment that has
been added.
Only qualified personnel should service the device
or install the device in a vehicle. Faulty installation or
service may be dangerous and may invalidate any
warranty that may apply to the device.
Important
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Check regularly that all wireless device equipment in
your vehicle is mounted and operating properly. Do not
store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or explosive
materials in the same compartment as the device, its
parts, or enhancements. For vehicles equipped with an
air bag, remember that air bags inflate with great force.
Use in aircraft
Cleaning and disinfection
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A crossed-out wheeled bin symbol attached
to a product indicates that the product is
covered by the European Directive 2011/65/EU.
Please get informed about the local separate effgh
collection system for electrical and electronic
products. Please act according to your local rules and
do not dispose of your old products with your normal
household waste. Correct disposal of your old product
helps to prevent potential negative consequences for the
environment and human health.
Important
Tip
•This symbol identifies information that helps you to
use your device more efficiently and simply.
Note
• Before cleaning, disconnect all cables from the device.
• To clean the device, use a soft dry cloth.
• To disinfect the device, use products for disinfection of
surfaces in clinical areas and patient care equipment,
such as surface disinfectant wipes.
• Do not use harsh chemicals or strong detergents.
• Avoid getting moisture in openings.
• Do not rub or strike the surface with anything hard
or sharp as this may scratch or damage the surface
permanently.
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Find a quick overview of your device on the next pages.
For detailed description, see the following chapters of
this user manual. Read the instructions carefully.
Symbols used
Wireless transmitters can negatively affect the operation
of other electronic equipment, causing them to
malfunction. Turn off your device when you travel in
aircraft.
Disposal of your old product
About this user manual
•This symbol indicates notices which you should
observe when handling or operating the device.
Caution
•This symbol warns of damage to the device and
possible data loss. Damage can be caused by
improper handling.
2 Your SpeechMike
Premium Air
What's in the box
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We are delighted that you have chosen a Philips device.
Visit our website for comprehensive support, such as user
manuals, software downloads, warranty information and
more: www.philips.com/dictation.
Product highlights
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Wireless recording and playback
Wireless charging
Long-lasting battery
Superior recording quality
Noise-canceling microphone
Ergonomic design
Antimicrobial housing Recorder
Docking station
Micro USB
cable
Quick
start
guide
Power supply unit and
outlet adapters
Quick start guide
Your SpeechMike Premium Air
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Overview of your SpeechMike
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Microphone
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Record LED
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Wireless connection LED
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Battery/command LED
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End-of-letter/priority button
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Instruction button
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Insert/overwrite button
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Record button
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Insert/overwrite LED; Button mode LED
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10 Rewind
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button
Fast forward button
12 Play/pause
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13 Left
button
mouse button
14 Touch
15 Right
navigation/left mouse button
mouse button
16 Programmable
function buttons
17 Speaker
18 Power
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19 Command
20 Left
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Your SpeechMike Premium Air
button
21 button
mouse button
Micro USB port for charging
Overview of the docking station
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Charging LED
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Wireless connection LED
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Foot control port
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Micro USB port for PC connection
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Micro USB port for charging
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Kensington Security Slot
Your SpeechMike Premium Air
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3 Get started
Charge via docking station
Note
Caution
•Before you connect your SpeechMike, first read the
safety instructions (see Safety instructions).
•If you charge your device via docking station, make
sure that the micro USB connector is connected to the
USB port for charging marked with 5V DC.
Charging the battery
Charge the built-in battery before you use the device
for the first time or if you haven’t used it for an extended
time period. If the battery is completely discharged and
your device turns off, allow the battery to charge for a
while before you turn on the device.
A complete recharge cycle takes about 4.5 hours.
Note
•The included USB power supply unit is a US standard
power supply. Depending on your region, you might
need to use the supplied outlet adapters to fit
regional power outlets.
Caution
CLICK
•Use only the original power supply unit. Using a
different power supply unit may damage the device.
Charge via USB power supply unit
CLICK
XX During charging, the battery LED on the
SpeechMike and on the docking station glow
orange.
XX When charging is complete, the battery LED on
the SpeechMike and on the docking station glow
green.
Caution
•Make sure that there are no metallic parts in the
docking station, otherwise the charging process is not
possible. In this case, the battery LED on the docking
station starts flashing red.
Note
XX During charging, the battery LED glows orange.
XX When charging is complete, the battery LED glows
green.
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•The SpeechMike might get warm when charging it in
the docking station. This is normal, especially when
you are charging the device for a longer time.
Charge via computer
Before you charge the battery via computer, make sure
that your computer is turned on.
Note
•If you charge your device via computer instead of
using the power supply unit, the charging speed
might slow down due to a lower charging current.
•Recording is not possible if only your SpeechMike
is connected to the computer. To make a recording,
you also need to connect the docking station to the
computer.
Learn about the battery status
Immediately after turning the SpeechMike on or when
the SpeechMike is removed from the docking station,
the battery LED indicates the battery status. For more
information, see LED colors and meanings.
Battery LED
Battery status
green
more than 6 hours
recording time left
orange
6 hours or less recording
time left
(only displayed when
shortly pressing the a
Power button)
red
2 hours or less recording
time left
Tip
•You can always check the battery status of your
SpeechMike by shortly pressing the a Power button.
Turn the device on and off
To turn the device on:
XX During charging, the battery LED glows orange.
XX When charging is complete, the battery LED glows
green.
• Shortly place the device into the docking station
or press and hold the a Power button for about 3
seconds.
XX The SpeechMike beeps.
XX If the connection with the docking station
succeeds, the connection LED on the SpeechMike
and on the docking station glow green.
To turn the device off:
• Press and hold the a Power button for about 3
seconds.
XX The SpeechMike beeps and the connection LED
on the docking station glows red.
Note
•The SpeechMike can't be turned off while it is in
the docking station. To turn it off, remove your
SpeechMike from the docking station first.
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Change paired devices
Pairing
Once you have connected your SpeechMike to a docking
station, you can dictate wirelessly and use the dictation
microphone on different workstations without any further
pairing effort.
Note
•If you use several docking stations, make sure to keep
a minimum distance of 50 cm (18 inches) between
each docking station. If the distance is less than 50
cm (18 inches), there might be interferences between
the docking stations. In this case, the docking station
paired with the SpeechMike can't be found.
•Make sure that the distance between the SpeechMike
and the docking station is not more than 5 meters (16
feet). For more information, see Learn about wireless
technology.
Pair the SpeechMike and the docking station
• Insert the SpeechMike into the docking station for
about 4 seconds.
If your desired docking station is already connected to
a different SpeechMike, the wireless connection LED
on this docking station glows green (if the connected
device is in range) or red (if the connected device is out
of range).
To disconnect this existing connection and pair your own
SpeechMike with the desired docking station, proceed
as described in Pair the SpeechMike and the docking
station.
Note
•Please differentiate between the following two
situations:
•If the wireless connection between the SpeechMike
and the docking station is lost, the connection LED
on both devices glows red.
•If there is a problem with the USB connection of the
docking station (e.g. the USB cable is connected
to the wrong USB port on the docking station), the
connection LED on both devices flashes red.
Learn about wireless technology
The SpeechMike uses wireless technology to establish a
connection between the dictation microphone and the
docking station.
A wireless connection doesn't require that the
SpeechMike and the docking station be in line of
sight. However, the maximum distance between the
SpeechMike and the docking station should not be
more than 5 meters (16 feet). The closer the devices
are to each other, the better is the performance. The
connection is subject to interference from distance and
obstructions or other electronic devices.
4 sec
max. 5 m/16 ft
XX The paring process starts.
XX When pairing is finished, the wireless connection
LED on the SpeechMike and on the docking
station glow green.
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Note
•Make sure to keep a minimum distance of 50 cm
(18 inches) between the docking station and other
wireless devices, such as smartphones or laptops.
If the distance is less than 50 cm (18 inches), there
might be interferences between the docking station
and other wireless devices.
Going out of range
If you are about to leave the reception area and the
connection between the docking station and the
SpeechMike is being interrupted, a vibrating alert and an
orange connection LED will notify you that the wireless
connection is unstable.
XX Dropouts during recording may occur leading to
quality loss of your audio file.
When the wireless connection is lost, the SpeechMike
vibrates and beeps, and the wireless connection LED
glows red. If you have a SpeechExec application running
on your computer, the software will be stopped.
In this case, move closer to the docking station to reenter the reception area.
XX The connection is reestablished.
XX You will hear a beep sound on the SpeechMike
and the wireless connection LED glows green.
Idle mode
After 4 minutes of inactivity, the SpeechMike
automatically enters idle mode and the wireless
connection LED flashes green. To reactivate the device,
simply lift it up or press any button.
If the SpeechMike is not used for more than 10 hours, it
automatically turns off to save battery life.
To turn the device on again, shortly place it into the
docking station or press the a Power button until the
battery LED lights up.
Locate your docking station
If there are several docking stations in the room and
you don't know which docking station is connected to
your device, briefly press the a Power button on the
SpeechMike.
XX The wireless connection LED on the connected
docking station flashes green for a few seconds.
If no connected docking station is found, insert the
SpeechMike into your desired docking station for about 4
seconds to pair them.
Resetting the wireless connection
If you should encounter problems with your device, for
example, the SpeechMike doesn't respond or doesn't
connect to the docking station, you can reset the
wireless connection.
1
Disconnect the docking station from your computer
and from the power outlet.
XX All LEDs on the docking station are off now.
2
Press the a Power button on the SpeechMike for
about 20 seconds.
3
Connect the docking station to your computer via the
supplied USB cable. Make sure you use the USB port
for PC connection marked with on the docking
station.
4
Place the SpeechMike into the docking station and
wait for about 10 seconds.
XX The SpeechMike should be detected and be
automatically paired with the docking station.
Note
•In idle mode, the connection between the
SpeechMike and the docking station is temporarily
interrupted. When you reactivate the SpeechMike
by lifting it up, the connection is immediately reestablished.
Tip
•You can change and customize these default settings
with Philips SpeechControl driver and configuration
software. Download the software at
www.philips.com/dictation. For more information, see
Customize your SpeechMike.
Get started
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4 Use your SpeechMike
Premium Air
Note
•Any operations, e.g. recording or configuring
your SpeechMike with SpeechControl driver and
configuration software, have to be executed with the
docking station connected to your computer. Do not
connect the SpeechMike directly to the computer
via a USB cable for this purpose. Connecting the
SpeechMike directly to the computer is only intended
for charging the device.
Customize your SpeechMike
Use SpeechControl driver and configuration software
to customize your SpeechMike according to your own
preferences. The software allows you to assign different
functions to each button, enable or disable certain
features, and also to start and control applications with
the SpeechMike.
You can download the software for free at
www.philips.com/dictation.
Customize SpeechMike buttons and settings
1
Make sure that the docking station is connected to
the computer via the supplied USB cable and that the
wireless connection to the SpeechMike is established.
2
If the option to start SpeechControl driver and
configuration software was automatically selected
during installation, open the program by clicking
the
icon in the notification area of the Windows
task bar. To manually start the program, open the
Windows start menu in Windows and select
All Programs > Philips Speech Control > Philips
Device Control Center.
XX The current settings are automatically
downloaded from the connected SpeechMike.
3
On the Device tab, configure device settings and
select the function to be assigned to each button.
4
Click the Upload button to save the new settings on
the device.
Create a recording
Recording and playback of dictations with the
SpeechMike requires dictation software such as
Philips SpeechExec to be installed on the computer.
When third-party dictation software other than Philips
SpeechExec is used, driver software must be installed
before connecting the SpeechMike.
For more information on recording with the SpeechMike
and the Philips SpeechExec software, download the
SpeechExec user manual at www.philips.com/dictation.
Note
•For best results, speak clearly and keep the
microphone about 10 to 15 cm (4 to 6 inches) away
from your mouth.
•Make sure that the distance between the SpeechMike
and the docking station is not more than 5 meters (16
feet).
For more information, see Going out of range.
•Make sure the docking station is connected to your
computer, otherwise recording is not possible.
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Note
•Settings can't be changed when the battery LED
glows red. Charge the SpeechMike before changing
the settings.
•The SpeechMike can be reset to its factory default
configuration by clicking the Defaults button in the
software. Click the Upload button to save the default
settings.
Tip
•To test settings and button functions, use the Device
test section on the Device tab.
Use application shortcuts with
SpeechControl software
Philips SpeechControl software includes pre-installed
profiles that make the SpeechMike ready for immediate
operation with Dragon NaturallySpeaking speech
recognition software and Microsoft Powerpoint. You can
also program additional profiles for other applications.
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If the option to start SpeechControl driver and
configuration software was automatically selected
during installation, the application icon
appears
in the notification area of the Windows task bar. To
manually start the program, open the Windows start
menu in Windows and select All Programs > Philips
Speech Control > Philips Device Control Center.
Right-click on the application icon
in the
notification area of the Windows task bar and make
sure that the option Acitvate Application Control
is enabled. If this option is disabled, the configured
settings and buttons will not function for any of the
target applications.
Default profile
The default profile is applied automatically when there is
no profile assigned to an application in focus. This profile
is set up to control Dragon NaturallySpeaking with your
SpeechMike. The following settings are defined:
SpeechMike button
Assigned shortcut
d Record
Record (push to dictate)
e Play/Stop
Play from cursor position
c Rewind
Move cursor backwards
b Fast forward
Move cursor forwards
• EOL/•• PRIO
Mark backwards
INS/OVR
Open correction window
Powerpoint profile
Use this profile to control Powerpoint presentations with
the SpeechMike. The following settings are defined:
SpeechMike button
Assigned shortcut
d Record
Black screen
e Play/Stop
White Screen
c Rewind
Go to previous slide
b Fast forward
Go to next slide
• EOL/•• PRIO
End slide show
INS/OVR
Show/hide cursor
Note
Note
•It is possible that not all assigned shortcuts work
properly, since shortcuts can differ among versions
and languages.
•If you use Philips SpeechExec software, exit the
software when using application shortcuts. This will
prevent unintentional recording when controlling
other applications.
Use your SpeechMike Premium Air
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Program a custom profile
6 Enter a name for the shortcut and click the Add
button to add an operation for the shortcut.
XX The shortcut selection window is displayed.
It is possible to program shortcuts for other applications
to control application functions with the buttons of the
SpeechMike.
1
Make sure that the docking station is connected to
the computer via the supplied USB cable and that the
wireless connection to the SpeechMike is established.
2
If the option to start SpeechControl driver and
configuration software automatically was selected
during installation, open the program by clicking
the
icon in the notification area of the Windows
task bar. To manually start the program, open the
Windows start menu in Windows and select
All Programs > Philips Speech Control > Philips
Device Control Center.
3
On the Application control tab, click the Add button
to create a new profile.
The following options are available:
• Hotkey: Assign a keyboard shortcut
• Text: Enter the text to be inserted when a button on
the SpeechMike is pressed
• Start application: Start an application by pressing a
button on the SpeechMike
• Mouse button
• Dragon NaturallySpeaking command
• Delay
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You can add one operation or a sequence of
operations for every shortcut.
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Click the Apply button to save the new settings.
Note
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Browse and select the desired application and click
on Open.
XX A profile for the selected application is added to
the list of profiles.
Note
•Exit the target application during configuration.
Open the application when the device configuration
settings are saved.
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Select a button from the button column and click the
icon to assign a shortcut. You can assign different
shortcuts for pressing and releasing a button.
XX The shortcut editor window is displayed.
Use your SpeechMike Premium Air
•Philips SpeechControl driver and configuration
software can't be used to program application
shortcuts for Philips SpeechExec workflow software.
Shortcuts for Philips SpeechExec can be configured in
the General settings menu of SpeechExec. For more
information, see the SpeechExec application help.
Tip
•Application control configuration settings can be
exported to files and be imported later to apply the
same configuration settings on several computers.
Button modes
With your SpeechMike, you can control various
applications on your computer or in your browser. You
have three different button modes available for this
purpose: the Standard mode, the Secured Dragon mode,
and the Browser mode. You can change the button
assignment for each mode in SpeechControl software.
For more information, see Customize SpeechMike
buttons and settings.
Standard mode
The Standard mode is the default mode of
your SpeechMike. In this mode, each button on
your SpeechMike is assigned to a command. In
SpeechControl software, you can define which
commands should be executed by pressing or releasing
a desired button on your SpeechMike in order to control
various computer applications.
Secured Dragon mode
Assign a button on your SpeechMike to a shortcut you
are using on your computer in order to control various
computer applications. In SpeechControl software, you
can define which commands should be executed by
pressing a desired button on your SpeechMike.
In the Secured Dragon mode, you can also operate
Dragon NaturallySpeaking speech recognition software
by using the pre-configured Dragon shortcuts.
Browser mode
Assign a SpeechMike button to a shortcut or a command
in your browser in order to control various browserbased dictation applications. In SpeechControl software,
you can define which commands should be executed by
pressing a desired button on your SpeechMike.
To switch from the Browser mode to the Standard
mode:
• Press the End-of-letter/priority (•EoL/••Prio)
button and the Insert/overwrite (INS/OVR) button
simultaneously for three seconds.
Tip
•To check your current mode, shortly press the Endof-letter/priority (•EoL/••Prio) button and the Insert/
overwrite (INS/OVR) button simultaneously. The LED
of both buttons indicates the mode:
• Standard mode: no LED on
• Secured Dragon mode: orange LED
• Browser mode: red LED
Hands-free dictating with a Philips
foot control
If you connect a Philips foot control, you can control the
dictation functions with your foot control to have your
hands free for your work.
Note
•Before you connect the foot control to the docking
station, make sure that the docking station is neither
connected to the computer nor to the power outlet,
as otherwise the foot control might not be detected.
•Recording and playback of dictations with a Philips
foot control requires dictation software such as
Philips SpeechExec to be installed on the computer.
When third-party dictation software other than
Philips SpeechExec is used, driver software must be
installed before connecting the SpeechMike and the
foot control.
•For best recording results during hands-free dictation,
you will probably have to adjust the recording
volume. You can set the recording volume in the
audio settings of your recording application, e.g.
Philips SpeechExec dictation software or Dragon
NaturallySpeaking speech recognition software.
Switch between button modes
To switch between the Standard mode and the Secured
Dragon mode:
• Press the End-of-letter/priority (•EoL/••Prio)
button and the Insert/overwrite (INS/OVR) button
simultaneously for three seconds.
XX The LED of both buttons shortly lights up orange.
To switch to the Browser mode:
• Press the function buttons F1 and F4 simultaneously
for three seconds.
XX The End-of-letter/priority (•EoL/••Prio) LED and
the Insert/overwrite (INS/OVR) LED shortly light
up red.
Use your SpeechMike Premium Air
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To connect a foot control for hands-free dictation:
1
Connect a Philips ACC2300 series foot control to the
docking station of your SpeechMike.
2
Connect the docking station to your computer.
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Connect your SpeechMike to your computer.
Button assignment of Philips foot controls
Upgrading the firmware
Foot control ACC2310 / ACC2320
The Philips foot controls 2310 and 2320 have three
pedals. By default, the foot controls 2310 and 2320 have
the following configuration:
Your SpeechMike is controlled by an internal program
called firmware. As a part of ongoing product
maintenance, the firmware is upgraded and errors are
corrected.
It is possible that a newer version (an ‘update’) of the
firmware has been released since you purchased the
device. In this case, you can easily update your device to
the latest version.
Note
ACC2310
ACC2320
•A firmware upgrade is only possible if the following
preconditions are met:
• The SpeechMike has at least 50% (approx.
12 hours) battery power left.
• The SpeechMike is not in idle mode.
• Ideally, the SpeechMike is placed in the docking
station.
• There is no recording or playback running.
Foot control ACC2330
The Philips foot control 2330 has four pedals. By default,
the foot control 2330 has the following configuration:
1
Download the firmware update for your SpeechMike
model at www.philips.com/dictation, or use the
firmware upgrade function in SpeechControl driver
and configuration software.
2
Connect the docking station to a power outlet and to
the computer by using the supplied USB cables and
the power supply unit. Then place the SpeechMike
into the docking station.
3
If the option to start SpeechControl driver and
configuration software automatically was selected
during installation, open the program by clicking
the
icon in the notification area of the Windows
task bar. To manually start the program, open the
Windows start menu in Windows and select
All Programs > Philips Speech Control > Philips
Device Control Center.
4
On the Device tab, click on Firmware upgrade.
5
Click the Import button and select the folder with the
firmware files to be imported.
ACC2330
Note
•The function of each foot control pedal matches the
function that is programmed for the corresponding
button on the SpeechMike. If you would like to
change the function of a pedal, you must first change
the function of the corresponding button on the
SpeechMike. You can change the button assignment
in SpeechControl driver and configuration software.
Download the software for free at
www.philips.com/dictation.
6 Click the Upgrade button to install the new firmware.
XX The firmware upgrade takes about 30 seconds.
XX When the firmware upgrade is finished, the
SpeechMike and the docking station are shortly
disconnected and the wireless connection LED on
both devices starts flashing red.
XX The pairing process starts automatically. When
the connection is re-established, the wireless
connection LED on the SpeechMike and the
docking station glow green.
Use your SpeechMike Premium Air
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5 Troubleshooting
Find the most common problems you could encounter
with the SpeechMike in the following table. If you are
unable to solve the problem with the information below,
contact the supporting Philips partner you purchased
the device from.
Problem
Cause
The operating system stops responding • Using the SpeechMike together with
after restart.
certain USB hubs may cause the
operating system to stop responding
when the computer is started.
Solution
• Unplug the SpeechMike before
starting the PC and reconnect it
afterwards. We recommend replacing
the USB hub or connecting your
SpeechMike directly to the USB port
of the computer.
The SpeechMike is completely without
function.
• Some computer providers limit the
• Use the supplied power supply unit.
output power of USB ports to 100 mA. • Connect the SpeechMike via a selfThese ports may not provide enough
powered hub.
power for the SpeechMike to function
properly.
The SpeechMike doesn't respond to
input commands.
• The wireless connection to the
docking station may be interrupted.
• Check the wireless connection.
• Move closer to the docking station.
• Start the pairing process as described
in the chapter Pairing.
• The USB cable is connected to the
wrong USB port on the docking
station (i.e. USB port for charging
marked with 5V DC).
• Disconnect the USB cable from the
docking station and connect it to the
USB port for PC connection marked
with on the docking station.
• Your computer is in sleep mode.
• Wake your computer from sleep
mode.
• The battery is empty.
• Charge the SpeechMike.
• If none of the solutions provided
above solves the problem, reset
the wireless connection. For more
information, see Resetting the
wireless connection.
The SpeechMike doesn't switch on.
• The battery is very low.
• Charge the SpeechMike.
The SpeechMike doesn't connect to the • Pairings may have been reset or the
docking station.
SpeechMike has been previously
paired with another docking station.
• Start the pairing process as described
in the chapter Pairing.
• If re-pairing doesn't solve the
problem, reset the wireless
connection. For more information, see
Resetting the wireless connection.
The SpeechMike is connected to the
computer but sound will play on the
computer’s speaker only.
• In the Windows sound settings, select
SpeechMike as the default playback
device.
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Troubleshooting
• SpeechMike is not selected as the
default playback device.
Problem
Cause
Solution
The SpeechMike doesn't record sound.
• The input level is too low because of
the wrong recording source.
• In the Windows sound settings, select
SpeechMike as the default recording
device.
My computer can't detect the foot
control.
• The docking station was connected
to the computer and/or to the power
outlet before you connected the foot
control.
• Disconnect the foot control from
the docking station and the docking
station from the computer and/or
power outlet. Then reconnect the foot
control to the docking station first
and afterwards connect the docking
station to the computer and/or to the
power outlet.
The connection between the
SpeechMike and the docking station is
being interrupted.
• The docking station is connected
to a low-power USB port on your
computer.
• Additionally, connect the docking
station via the supplied USB cable to
the power supply unit and the USB
port for charging (marked with 5V DC).
For more information, see Charge via
docking station.
Troubleshooting
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Battery LED
LED colors and meanings
The LEDs on your SpeechMike and the docking station
indicate the connection and battery status as well as
problems that might occur when using your SpeechMike
and the docking station. Use the following table to learn
more about the connection status, battery status, and
potential problems:
(SpeechMike in docking station)
SpeechMike
Docking
station
Meaning
green
green
orange
orange
• battery
charging
off
off
• no power
supply
• battery fully
charged
Connection LED
SpeechMike
Docking
station
Meaning
green
green
• connection OK
orange + vibration
green
• connection bad
red + vibration
red
red flashing
red flashing
Battery LED
(SpeechMike out of docking station
and switched on)
Docking station
green
Meaning
• power connected
• connection
interrupted
• wireless
connection OK
but no USB
connection
short red flashing short red flashing • restoring USB
after USB
connection; will
connection
connect shortly
off
red
• SpeechMike
power off
red
red
• no pairing
SpeechMike
Meaning
green—for 5 seconds after • battery full
turned on
off
• battery full
green—for 5 seconds*
• battery full
*after shortly pressing the
a Power button
orange—for 5 seconds*
• battery low, 6 hours or
less recording time left
*after shortly pressing the
a Power button
red
red flashing
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Troubleshooting
• battery low, 2 hours or
less recording time left
• battery empty
6 Technical data
Specifications
• Material: high-class polymers with antimicrobial
additive
• Color: dark grey pearl metallic
• Dimensions (W × D × H):
45 × 175 × 32 mm (1.8 × 6.9 × 1.3")
• Weight:
120 g (4.2 oz)
Connectivity
•
•
•
•
Wireless technology: 2.4 GHz ISM Band
Modulation: 8 FSK digital
Maximum range: up to 5 m (16 ft)
USB: micro USB 2.0
Audio
•
•
•
•
•
Microphone type: electret condenser microphone
Characteristic: uni-directional
Frequency response: 200 – 12,000 Hz
Microphone sensitivity: -37 dBV
Signal-to-noise ratio: > 70 dBA
Green specifications
• Compliant to 2011/65/EU (RoHS)
• Lead-free soldered product
Operation conditions
• Temperature: 5° – 45° C / 41° – 113° F
• Humidity: 10 % – 90 %
System requirements for Philips
SpeechControl software
• Processor: Intel dual core or equivalent AMD processor,
1 GHz or faster
• RAM: 2 GB (32 bit)/4 GB (64 bit)
• Hard-disk space: 30 MB for SpeechControl software,
4.5 GB for Microsoft .NET Framework
• Operating system: Windows 10 (64 bit), Windows 8.1/7
(32/64 bit), Windows Server 2012 (64 bit), Windows
Server 2008 R2 (32/64 bit), macOS 10.11/10.12
• One free USB port
Accessories (optional)
• Philips SpeechMike Premium Air docking station
ACC4000
• Philips power supply LFH9146
Sound
• Speaker type: built-in 30 mm round, dynamic speaker
• Acoustic frequency response: 300 – 7500 Hz
• Output power: > 200 mW
Power
•
•
•
•
•
Battery type: built-in rechargeable Li-polymer battery
Battery capacity: 800 mAh
Battery lifetime: up to 24 hours of recording
Standby time: > 100 hours
Charging time: 4.5 hours
Docking station
• Dimensions (W × D × H):
82 × 85 × 60 mm (3.2 × 3.3 × 2.4")
• Docking station: 276 g (9.7 oz)
• USB: micro USB for charging
micro USB for data transfer
USB type A for foot control
• Kensington Security Slot
Technical data
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Open source software
Products mentioned in this manual may contain open
source software.
Speech Processing Solutions GmbH hereby offers
to deliver, upon request, a copy of the complete
corresponding source code for the copyrighted open
source software packages used in this product for which
such offer is requested by the respective licenses. This
offer is valid up to three years after product purchase.
To obtain the source code, please write in English to:
info@speech.com.
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Technical data
FCC Warning Statement
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Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the
party responsible for compliance could void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply
with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant
to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed
to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment
generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy
and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation. If
this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio
or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and
receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is connected
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
Neither Speech Processing Solutions GmbH nor its
affiliates shall be liable to the purchaser of this product
or third parties with respect to claims for damages,
losses, costs or expenses incurred by purchaser or
third parties as a result of an accident,misuse or abuse
of this product or unauthorized modifications, repair,
modification of the product or failure to meet the
operating and maintenance instructions provided by the
manufacturer.
This user manual is a document with no contractual
nature. We accept no liability for changes, mistakes or
printing errors.
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Issue date 2017-11-09
Version 1.0
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emblem are registered trademarks of Koninklijke Philips N.V. and are used by
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