Top Microphones for Dictation

  • Dec 31, 2019

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We here at Talkatoo want to ensure that you have the best possible experience using our software. As Talkatoo is a transcription software, using lower-quality microphones may have a significant impact on the software’s ability to process your speech quickly and accurately.

We tested several microphone and headset options with Talkatoo and found that any of the following can get the most out of the software.

Our Recommendation

The ANC-300 hand-held computer microphone

Andrea-300 hand-held computer microphone image.

Our recommended option is the ANC-300 hand-held computer microphone, which offers reliability and high-performance speech recognition. If your computer of choice doesn’t have a microphone port, a USB adaptor is also available.

Other Wired Options

The Andrea NC-181VM Headset


The MPOW BH224A Business Headset

Mpow Mic


The Sound Tech GN-USB-2 18-Inch Gooseneck Stereo Microphone

Sound Tech Mic


The Phillips SMP3700 SpeechMike Dictation Microphone

Philips Speech Mic Premium



Wireless Options

The Plantronics Voyager Legend Bluetooth Headset

Voyager Legend Mic


The Plantronics Voyager 5200 Bluetooth Headset 

Voyager 5200


The Phillips SMP4000 SpeechMike Dictation Microphone

Philips Speechmic Air


The Phillips PSM6000 SpeechOne Dictation Headset

Philips SpeechOne
Any of these microphones or headsets provide clear, high-quality speech input for Talkatoo to understand and transcribe efficiently. If you find that your microphone of choice also does a wonderful job, please let us know about it and we’ll add it to this list!

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