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Digital Court Reporter 5000 (Made for Court Reporters)

  • The Worlds only Court Reporter Digital Recorder
  • Audiosync court reporters back up digital voice recorder HD
  • Comparison between Court Reporter digital recorders
  • Exclusive foot pedal for the court reporter digital recorder
  • Court reporter digital recorder package
  • Court reporters digital recorder 5000 in a hand
  • Worlds #1 Digital recorder for court reporter
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Meet the World's only Digital Recorder and Transcriber all in one package. Are you plagued by unreliable recording and transcription on your computer?  If you are looking to simplify your world, this is the only way to go digital without the hassles of a computer.

The unit operates like a tape recorder and tape transcriber. It has one button for start recording and one button for stop.  At night when you are ready to transcribe, simply plug the foot pedal into the unit and it becomes a tape transcriber. It's that easy. 

If you've been using an auto reverse tape recorder and a cassette tape transcriber with foot pedal, transition for you will be simple.  It has 500 hours of recording time and allows you to make a new file for each job, keeping them separate and safe.

A special feature by Martel now available is time stamping for Audio Synchronization. Martel understands this is a time of transition for recording technology and has brought to you the latest in time saving tech.

Four Reasons To Choose the Digital Court Reporter 5000

  1. It Can NOT be interfered with by Wifi, 3G, Blackberry, Iphone or Radio Signals.

  2. No need for a Computer to transcribe, just plug the foot pedal into the recorder.

  3. The audio file can be Imported into your Audio Sync program such as Case CATalyst, Eclipse and StenoCat. It will then sync up with your text, providing a TRUE BACKUP in case your computer fails.

  4. Unlimited Pause. Pause mode allows you to pause the recorder at lunch or break, then resume recording in the same file upon returning. This allows you to keep just 1 file for the whole day. All other digital recorders when you stop or pause they create a new file so you end up with  11 files or more for one job.


Digital Conference Recorder
Wifi Interference Filter:
Time Stamp:
3 Function (FF, RW, Play)
Media Type:
SD or SDHC Flash Memory Card
File Type:
Bit Rate:
16/24-bit Linear PCM, 64/128/192kbps MP3
Sampling Frequency:
1 x Power Input, 1 x 3.5mm Mic Input, 1 x 3.5mm Line Input, 1 x 3.5mm Line Output, 1 x 3.5mm Headphone Output, 1 x USB 2.0 Port
2.5 x 1 x 4" (62 x 25 x 102mm)
4 oz (110g)

  • PMD-620 Recorder w/Shielding Modification
  • Footpedal
  • Headset
  • AC Power Cord
  • USB Cable
  • Audio Cable
  • 2 GB SD Card
  • Carrying Strap
  • Belt Adapter
  • Instructions CD
  • User Manual
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Product Reviews

  1. excellent company

    Posted by Teri Dougan on 23rd Apr 2014

    I have been working as a court reporter for 18 years and have been using Martel since then. Excellent company to deal with and would only order from them.

  2. Can't beat the sound on the Court Reporter 5000 Digital back up recorder

    Posted by Evelyn Orosz on 23rd Apr 2014

    As a new reporter starting out, I was using a backup recorder and the sound was just not that good. I decided to splurge on this recorder and it has been a lifesaver. The sound quality is exceptional. I have been extremely satisfied and so glad I decided to make this purchase. I know that I have the best audio available for anything I may miss or transcribe inaccurately. I would give it 10 stars if that was an option.

  3. Greatest invention ever. I am a happy customer!! Thanks Martel.

    Posted by CELINA RIVIERE on 23rd Apr 2014

    I have used a small sony tape recorder in the past. I was afraid to try a digital recorder until I found this Court Reporter 5000. When I learned it recorded just like a tape recorder I was shocked. The sound quality is just impeccable. Greatest invention ever. I am a happy customer!! Thanks Martel.

  4. Excellent

    Posted by Lynn Marshall on 23rd Apr 2014

    I have been a court reporter in the Los Angeles area for about 16 years. I have used in the past for many years my internal mic within my computer(s), they are okay, but don't pick up from afar. They just recently my mic jack went out and my computer guy told me to buy an external mic, which was a joke!!!! I had to re-set it about four times to get it to work. So now "I'm movin' on up to the top" and buying the best. My girlfriend, colleague has the same digital recorder with the foot pedal and other things that come with it and just LOVES it. She says that she has to even turn the volume down when she listens to it to use it for transcribing. That's what I want!!!!!!! I've ordered from you guys years ago and, I think it was a desk top cassette recorder and the regular record that played the 120 minutes tapes, but I'm way over that. I don't want to mess with the tapes nor the batteries. And you can only use the tapes about four times and then they stretch and sometimes snap!!! No good. But for the most part it worked fine for years. I'm going for less equipment and trying to streamline my equipment. I can't wait to get my new digital recorder and try it. Thanks so, so much! Lynn Marshall, CSR

  5. Almost too easy

    Posted by Carl Trieloff on 23rd Apr 2014

    I've been a court reporter for 38 years. Several years back I bought a Marantz cassette recorder from Martel. I plug in a headset to monitor the tape and also improve the hearing. since I'd had that for about 10 years, I looked into new technology, because cassettes are getting rare, and so are transcribers. So I bought this new digital recorder ... and it is blowing me away. the clarity of the sound is unbelievable, and the capacity of the flash memory frees you from worrying about having to watch for the end of the tape to turn it over. If you haven't upgraded in the last 5 years or so ... you really need to look into this recorder. You'll be amazed how it changes your reporting confidence. And it's so easy to use I sometimes wonder what I'm not doing that I should be.

  6. Switching from a Sony Tape Recorder Tcm500dv to the Court Reporter 5000

    Posted by Steve V. on 23rd Apr 2014

    I finally made the jump to from the sony tcm500dv auto reverse tape recorder to the new digital Court Reporter 5000. Martel told me that this is the exact same thing as my old tape recorder but its digital. They were right!!!. The audio is 10X better than my old sony tape recorder and its just as easy. I can record 100 hours on the SD card, that 96 hours more than my old tape recorder. When I get home I just plug the foot pedal into the Court reporter 5000 and scope my work. EASY, NOT COMPLICATED and WORKS GREAT. I am telling everyone in my office to get this Court Reporter 5000.

  7. From Tape recorder to a digital recorder for court reporters.

    Posted by Jessica S. on 23rd Apr 2014

    I have used a small sony tape recorder and a sanyo transcriber for most of my career. I have been scared to try a digital recorder until I found this court reporter 5000. When I learned it recorded just like a tape recorder I was shocked. When I get home I just plug the foot pedal into the recorder and it becomes a digital transcriber just like my old tape unit. This is great. Thanks Martel.

  8. What hand held digital recorder do court reporters recommend? This Digital Recorder of course

    Posted by Meg B. on 23rd Apr 2014

    The best digital recorders for court reporters, The Sound quality is the best. The microphones on the top give me around 40 feet of pick up. The best feature is the pause button, I pause it around 5 times a day during breaks and side bars. On my last Olympus digital recorder I ended up with 5 files for one day, now I just have 1 file for the entire day with the court reporter 5000. I was so impressed I also bought the Elite Court reporters microphone. Both of them are terrific I would recommend it to every court reporter.

  9. Court reporter back digital recorder with .wav

    Posted by Pamela J. on 23rd Apr 2014

    I have tried the cheap hand held digital recorders before. I had to convert the files back to .wav to import them into the court reporter software. It was too difficult and time consuming. Then I got the court reporter 5000. It records in .wav normally and can record 100 of hours in .wav without turning off. Most the time I just use it has a digital transcriber by plugging the foot pedal into the side and scoping my work. I have to hand it to Martel, this is the perfect court reporter back digital recorder. Radio Frequency -RF- shielding from cell phone digital recorder.

  10. The Court Reporter 5000's recordings are better than my Toshiba's!

    Posted by Jan. T. on 23rd Apr 2014

    I have finally found a digital recorder that has 5 times the sound quality of my Toshiba's audio sync. I used to get buzzing in my audio sync recordings and had a hard time hearing testimony in depositions. I now realize it was cell phones causing that interference. I was so relieved find this court reporter digital recorder that cant be interfered with by cell phones. It's the perfect back up, and not only that is recordings are superb.

  11. Court Reporter Digital Recorder with court reporter microphone

    Posted by Samantha K. on 23rd Apr 2014

    I bought the court reporter 5000 digital recorder for my agency. The sound is about 5 time clearer than my old auto reverse sony tape recorder. I should have switched to this a year ago when I was going though a tough case. When I get home I just plug the foot pedal into the side of the recorder and its a digital transcriber. Scoping goes my faster when I can hear every word. Yes it cant be interfered with by blackberry cell phones. I know because I have a blackberry. This is the best court reporter digital recorder.

  12. I lost 2 important depo recordings on my laptop, then I got the court reporter 5000

    Posted by Karla S. on 23rd Apr 2014

    If you are a court reporter you need to get a digital back up recording device. I lost 2
    laptop recordings that were only partially done. If I would have had the court reporter 500 digital recorder I could have reproduced the depositon. I wont make this mistake again. The audio files it makes can also be imported back into my court reporting software. I also bought the HGMUSB court reporter microphone. Both the court reporter microphone and the digital recorder are small for fitting into my purse. I love the sound quality and pick up range of both.

  13. Transitioning from sony tape recorder to a digital recorder for court reporters.

    Posted by Sandra T. on 23rd Apr 2014

    Lately I have been losing audio sync recordings on my laptop. When I could get a recording a got allot of buzzing. I figured it out it was cell phones in my depositions. I learned that the only digital recorder that was cell phone free of interference was this recorder. The audio files can be imported back into my court reporting software which is a huge plus. The biggest surprise was the foot pedal that plugs into the side making it a convenient digital transcriber with out a computer. Well thought out in my opinion. Every court reporter should own one.

  14. Loud Buzzing in my Audiosync program.

    Posted by Jennifer K. on 23rd Apr 2014

    I was getting a radio station recorded onto my laptops audiosync recordings. I needed a back up so I bought the Digital Reporter 5000. Not only was it just like my tape recorder it worked like my transcriber only digital. I change memory cards during depos just like I use to change tapes. When I get home I just plug the foot pedal into the side and its the world's only digital transcriber without a computer. Martel sure makes the exact products us court reporters need.

  15. The Digital court reporter recorder is compatible with my Eclipse.

    Posted by Pam W. on 23rd Apr 2014

    The wav files that the Digital court reporter 5000 makes are able to be imported directly into my court reporting software. This makes it the perfect back up for my busy schedule. Love the size, and the ability to plug a 3 way foot pedal into the recorder and it becomes a digital transcriber. Best digital recorder for reporters.

  16. he Martel Digital recorder and Digital Transcriber.

    Posted by Elyse T. on 23rd Apr 2014

    We have a large law firm in a high rise building. We were getting radio stations on our recordings, until we bought the digital court reporter 5000. Now it is the only digital recorder and digital transcriber we use. No radio interference.

  17. I am a NCRA member, I found the perfect digital recorder/transcriber. 5/4/2009

    Posted by Tammy W. on 23rd Apr 2014

    Every digital recorder I have put my hands on has been very hard to use, until I found the perfect digital recorder/transcriber. The 2 microphones on the top can record perfect the entire deposition without an external microphone. I use the ac adapter that came with the recorder. Very easy and Martel walked my through setup.

  18. Do not repeat my mistake as a court reporter!! 4/29/2009

    Posted by Sandra H. on 23rd Apr 2014

    I relied solely on my laptops audio sync recording program, until the day my hard drive crashed in court. I lost 12 depos and 4 days of court proceedings. I immediately called Martel and bought the Digital Court Reporter 5000 as a back up.