Test Dragon® Dictation Product Description
System Requirements for Dragon® Medical Practice Edition 2
NOTE: The install process checks that your PC meets for minimum requirements. If your PC does not meet these minimums, the software will not install.
Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Dual Core or equivalent AMD processor Faster processors will yield faster performance!
Added Processor-Related Requirement: SSE2 Instruction set support. SSE2 is supported by almost all processors sold since 2006 and many before. To check an older processor, visit http://cpuid.com/cpuz.php for freeware utility that detects a PC’s processor SSE support.
RAM/Memory: Minimum recommended is 4 GB for Windows 7, 8, 10 and 2008 64-bit/2012 and 2GB for Windows Vista or XP.
Examine your work to determine the memory requirements of all programs you need to run simultaneously.
Processor Cache: 2 MB+
Free Hard Disk Space: 5 GB+/-
Space needed can be reduced if don’t load all medical vocabularies.
Space needed can increase based on number of users and number of vocabularies per user.
Microsoft Windows 10 - supported with the Version 2.3 update. Allow the update to install, if prompted.
Microsoft Windows 8, 32-bit and 64-bit. Microsoft Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit.
Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, 32-bit and 64-bit. Microsoft Windows XP SP3, 32-bit only.
Microsoft Windows Server 2008, SP1, SP2, and R2, 32-bit and 64-bit. Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 64 bit SP2 only
USB 2.0/3.0 port to plug in the microphone that is included in the box.
This version includes added Support for Server-side Citrix deployment Contact us for detail/requirements, if interested.
Audio System: If you choose an alternative microphone, you might need alternative connectivity (BlueTooth, etc.)
Microsoft® Internet Explorer 8+ is required to support online help (free download available at www.Microsoft.com)
A DVD-ROM drive is required for installation of software
If you don't have a DVD-ROM on a needed PC, copy the install files to an accessible network drive or USB drive. Let us know if you need help.
Speakers are required for hearing tutorial, playback of recorded speech and text to speech features
A web connection is required for activation
Attaching a recorder (purchased separately) may require a port (USB, serial, etc. depending on the model.) Contact us.
Certified Microphone included:
A Nuance-approved, noise-canceling USB headset microphone is included with each full copy of Dragon® Medical Practice Edition 2 but a user may desire different style/connectivity microphones or extra microphones for use with additional PCs. An UPGRADE does not include a microphone, because dictator has a microphone from their original purchase. Check here for microphone options.
System Requirements/Technical Specifications for Nuance® PowerMic III
Dragon® versions required for full features and button programmability: (Without Dragon®, the PowerMic III will perform as a USB microphone with mouse.)
Products we sell on this web site:
Dragon® Medical Practice Edition 2 (current version) and these earlier Dragon® Medical versions: Dragon® Medical Practice Edition or Dragon® Medical 9.5/10/10.1
or Dragon® Professional/Legal GROUP Version 14+
or Dragon® Professional/Legal Individual Version 15+.
Other Compatible products:
Dragon Medical Network Edition, Dragon Medical Direct, Dragon Medical Workflow Edition, PowerScribe® 360 Reporting, SpeechMagic SDK, SpeechAnywhere Services
Microsoft Windows 10 - supported with versions of Dragon® that support Windows 10. Allow pending updates to install, if prompted.
Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 7
USB Rev. 1.1 (USB port must be able to deliver min 500mA for power consumption.)
Frequency Response Input/Output:
Microphone: 20-16,000 Hz
Speaker: 500-5,000 Hz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: +70db
Current: max 500mA (max playback volume)
Power: max 2.5 VA (max playback volume)
Typical current consumption:
- Standby: 115mA
- Recording (with LED on): 130mA
- Playback at max volume: 400mA
Operating Temperature 5° to 35° C (41°F to 95°)
Storage Temperature -25 to +70° C (-13°F – 158°F)
IEC/EN/UL 60950-1: 2005 2nd edition): AM1:2009 Safety of Information Technology Equipment (ITE)
Voltage and power draw: 5 Vdc, 500 mA max
Emissions – Class B
EN 55032:2012 – Electromagnetic Compatibility of multimedia equipment Emissions requirements
AS/NZS CISPR 32:2013 Electromagnetic Compatibility of multimedia equipment Emissions requirements
FCC Title 47 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR47) – Telecommunications part 15.107:2015 Radio Frequency Devices
ICE-003:2012 Information Technology Equipment (ITE) – Limits and methods of Measurement
EN 55024:2010 Information Technology Equipment – Immunity characteristics – Limits and methods of Measurement
FCC warning to user
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Dragon® Medical Practice Edition 2 Product Spec Page (PDF)
Dragon® Medical Practice Edition 2 Medical Specialty and Sub-specialty Vocabularies (PDF)
Dragon® Medical Practice Edition 2 End User License Agreement - EULA (PDF)
Nuance PowerMic III Product Spec Page (PDF)