REQUIRED MARINE CORPS COURT REPORTER EQUIPMENT TO SUPPORT RECORD OF TRIAL PRODUCTION

Date Signed: 6/03/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 268/14

R 032036Z JUN 14
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 268/14
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC JA//
SUBJ/REQUIRED MARINE CORPS COURT REPORTER EQUIPMENT TO SUPPORT RECORD OF TRIAL PRODUCTION//
REF/A/MSGID: MCO P5800.16A W/CH7//
NARR/REF (A) IS THE MARINE CORPS MANUAL FOR LEGAL ADMINISTRATION.//
POC/J. G. BAKER/COL/JAD/TEL:703-614-8661//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. PURPOSE. THIS MESSAGE ANNOUNCES THE REQUIRED HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, AND EQUIPMENT FOR MARINE CORPS VOICE RECOGNITION COURT REPORTERS TO PRODUCE A VERBATIM OR SUMMARIZED RECORD OF TRIAL (ROT).
2. BACKGROUND. REFERENCE (A) REQUIRES CMC(JA) TO ESTABLISH ANNUALLY, OR AS REQUIRED, THE SPECIFIC HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, AND EQUIPMENT THAT MARINE CORPS COURT REPORTERS (NMOS 4422) MUST USE. THE REQUIRED HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, AND EQUIPMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS MIRRORS THE REQUIREMENTS CONTAINED IN THIS MESSAGE.
3. REQUIREMENTS. AT A MINIMUM, LEGAL SERVICES SUPPORT SECTIONS AND SUBORDINATE LEGAL SERVICES SUPPORT TEAMS WILL MAINTAIN THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED EQUIPMENT FOR EACH COURT REPORTER:
A. HARDWARE. LAPTOP WITH THE FOLLOWING SPECIFICATIONS: WINDOWS 7 PROFESSIONAL 64-BIT, 3D GENERATION INTEL CORE I7 (OR GREATER) PROCESSOR, SOLID STATE DRIVE (SSD) AND MINIMUM OF 16GB RAM.
B. SOFTWARE
(1) USMC SYMANTEC VIRUS PROTECTION SOFTWARE, UPDATED WITH THE LATEST
SOFTWARE VIRUS DEFINITIONS;
(2) ECLIPSE VOX, COMPUTER-AIDED TRANSCRIPTION SOFTWARE WITH
TECHNICAL SUPPORT;
(3) DRAGON NATURALLY SPEAKING PROFESSIONAL, VERSION 12.5;
(4) FOR THE RECORD (FTR) TOUCH DIGITAL RECORDING SYSTEM, VERSION 5.5 OR GREATER; AND
(5) FTR PLAYER TRANSCRIPTION SOFTWARE.
C.  EQUIPMENT
(1) TALKTECH SM200 SYLENCER STENOMASK, INCLUDING MUFFLE MIT, TWO (2) PER COURT REPORTER;
(2) MICROPHONE/HEADSET AUDIO SPLITTER;
(3) PURE AUDIO ANDREA USB MICROPHONE ADAPTER;
(4) MARTEL HGM1 HIGH-GAIN ROOM AUDIO MICROPHONE;
(5) OLYMPUS DM-620 DIGITAL VOICE RECORDER;
(6) ANTEX DMX-8 USB SOUNDCARD/MIXER COMBINATION;
(7) OMNI-DIRECTIONAL MICROPHONES, MINIMUM OF FOUR (4) PER COURTROOM;
(8) STEREO HEADSET FOR AUDIO CONFIDENCE MONITORING; AND
(9) USB FOOT PEDAL.
4. ACTION. LEGAL SERVICES SUPPORT SECTIONS WILL CONDUCT AN INVENTORY  OF CURRENT COURT REPORTER HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, AND EQUIPMENT AND  IDENTIFY ANY DEFICIENCIES FROM THE REQUIRED ITEMS LISTED IN  PARAGRAPH 3 ABOVE. REPORT THE DEFICIENCIES AND THE PLAN TO CORRECT  THE DEFICIENCIES TO CMC(JA) NLT 20 JUN 14 VIA THE RESPECTIVE MARINE  CORPS INSTALLATION COMMANDER. IDENTIFY IN THE REPORT WHETHER  ASSISTANCE WITH FUNDING IS NEEDED.
5. NON-ENFORCEABILITY OF LEGAL RIGHT. NOTHING IN THIS MESSAGE  CREATES A RIGHT OR BENEFIT, SUBSTANTIVE OR PROCEDURAL, ENFORCEABLE  AT LAW OR EQUITY BY A PARTY AGAINST THE UNITED STATES, ITS  DEPARTMENTS, AGENCIES, OR INSTRUMENTALITIES, ITS OFFICERS OR  EMPLOYEES, OR ANY OTHER PERSON.
6.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY MAJGEN V. ARY, STAFF JUDGE ADVOCATE TO THE  COMMANDANT OF THE MARINE CORPS.//