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#1 Selling Court Reporter USB Microphone in the World
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Sale Price $295.00


The Best Elite USB Court Reporter Microphone in the World! 


The New HGMUSB 2.0 for 2023 allows for compatibility with both USBC and USB sockets on laptops, enhancing the HGMUSB Elite Court Reporter microphone's versatility. The USBC looks like a small oval or egg socket on your laptop.

This advancement in the HGMUSB Elite Court reporter microphone allows for greater compatibility and convenience, as users can now connect it to a wider range of devices. Whether you have a traditional USB socket or the newer USBC socket, the microphone ensures seamless connectivity for efficient and reliable court reporting. 

This is the Best AUDIOSYNC USB Court Reporter Microphone I have ever used, Guaranteed. Do not be fooled by other companies' imitations. There is only one Martel Special Court Reporter microphone. It has a White M on the microphone.
-Tracey, Miami, Florida Certified Court Reporter, Real-time.

The #1 Purchased USB Microphone for Court Reporters in the world. Over 33,003 Court Reporters have chosen Martel USB microphones which are designed and made in the USA. Live headphone monitoring is included!

 Martel USB microphones have gained an unrivaled reputation among Court Reporters worldwide, making them the number-one choice in the industry. With over 33,003 Court Reporters opting for Martel, their commitment to quality and precision is evident. Additionally, Martel USB microphones offer the added advantage of live headphone monitoring, ensuring a seamless and efficient recording experience. 

Don't ever worry about batteries again! We already know that Martel's USB court reporter microphone is the best in the world. Here is the next step in court reporter microphone evolution. The HGMUSB is compatible with Windows 8, Windows 10, and Windows 11 and all versions, as well as XP 32-bit and 64-bit, Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, and the new Windows 7 and Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit. The HGMUSB uses a hearing aid chip and other electronics to actively filter out background noises, such as air conditioners and paper rustlers. As a court reporter, you need the Hearing Aid IC chip filter to eliminate background noise and track human voices. Now, you never have to worry about batteries running out on you during that important depo or murder case. Designed with the elite career court reporters day in mind, we have made the perfect Audio Sync laptop microphone.  

Martel's HGMUSB USB court reporter microphone is now compatible with Windows XP Vista, 7,8, 10, 11, and newer versions. It uses a hearing aid chip to filter out background noises, eliminating the need for batteries. This Audio Sync laptop microphone is designed for elite court reporters, ensuring a reliable and efficient audio recording experience.

Sample Audio from the Official USB Court Reporter Microphone



I am a licensed court reporter for both Utah and California.  I am currently a working reporter in the State of Utah.  I can't speak highly enough of the Martel products and their ongoing support for court reporters who purchase their products. I purchased both the hand held recorder and the USB external microphone.  Was it an expensive investment?  Compared to the cost to purchase my writer and Case Catalyst software, NO.  I use the hand held recorder as my backup.  The USB external mike is synced to my software.  Fellow reporters:  If you don't have a Martel product and you feel you have "the best quality" external mike and recording equipment, I can tell you without hesitation that you are wrong.  I tried a cheapie external mike that I purchased from Amazon, and I was assured it was great quality.  There is NO COMPARISON to the quality of the Martel products.  NONE.  Any time I need help, the staff at Martel are amazing.  They go out of their way to make sure everything is working properly, and their recording equipment is designed especially for the court reporting industry.  I can't speak highly enough of their products and their support.  Do yourself and your work a favor -- get their recording device and external mike.  You won't regret it.
Rose-Marie Robinson, Utah CCR, California CSR

The HGMUSB has improved audio quality and increased the pickup range to over 6 times that of an average court reporting microphone. During the last couple of years, major laptop makers have continually lowered the standards of built-in sound cards, resulting in sound quality problems for our reporters. If your career is counting on the right equipment, you can't afford to be without an HGMUSB Audio Sync microphone!

The HGMUSB enhances audio quality and pickup range, surpassing average court reporting microphones, a significant improvement over laptop makers' lowered sound card standards, making it essential for reporters' careers.
There are 2 Questions to ask when buying a Court Reporting Microphone:

Is this microphone made in America and does this microphone use an expensive Hearing Aid ultra-sensitive IC chip?

The Martel HGM-USB is exclusively made in America and does use a very expensive Hearing AID ultra-sensitive IC chip + Noise Canceling technology made specifically for court reporting.

Notice: Official HGMUSB microphones are sold exclusively through authorized dealers.
Accept only the real HGMUSB, it is imprinted on the unit. 

NEW Windows 10 FEATURE - Live Monitoring, you now can listen through your headsets with the HGMUSB even if you are not recording. Boosting your own hearing by 351%.

The HGMUSB Court Reporter USB Microphone has a GREEN LIGHT indicator light that tells you that your microphone is working and recording. This is the only microphone in the world that has a recording indicator light.

The USB microphone goes around the sound card, so if you have a poor sound card it does not matter. 100% digital audio replication. Saving precious processing power for your court reporting software. Martel spent years developing a solution that exceeds the pickup voice range of the HGM-1. The HGMUSB has a pick-up range of up to 133 Feet (adjustable).

The Martel HGMUSB Digital court reporter microphone has a very special performance advantage. Since the HGMUSB microphone is already sending a digital signal, your laptop won't need to use its Intel processor to change the audio signal to a digital signal. This will save precious computer resources and make your computer faster and more reliable. Especially if you are a real-time reporter. Our microphone is compatible with USB 3.0.

Superior Court Reporters in Tucson Testimonial

Jason was professional and was great to work with in ordering the Court Reporter microphones for many Superior Court Reporters in Tucson. This microphone will be an excellent tool for us here. I'm sure we will be back to work with Jason and Martel again. Thank you for working with us, Jason. 

Kristy Rivera 
Official Court Reporter Arizona Superior Court

National Court Reporter Testimonial    

    Love this USB Court Reporter microphone.  It works great in depositions and well in court, especially with the microphone stand (Included).  No battery headaches (do I have an extra battery with me) or battery ulcers (is the battery going to go out during this job that is killing me).  I can determine from looking at a popup on my software that the sound is coming through. (The HGMUSB microphone has a heads up Green light indicator on it that tells you it is working) This is my second HiGain court reporter Microphone.   I love it and am getting another.

Kerry McFadden (Atlanta, Georgia)
Professional Court Reporters
Kerry is a Certified Court Reporter (CCR) with the State of Georgia and a Registered Professional Reporter (RPR), a national certification. Kerry has been appointed to serve her second two-year term on the Board of Court Reporting and is the Board's Chairperson for the Certification Committee.

NCRA National Court Reporters Association Martel Electronics is a Lifetime Member!


  • World's best Hearing Aid Chip Filtering and Noise Canceling technology exclusively for Court Reporter USB microphones 
  • World's most powerful USB Court Reporting Microphone (up to 163+ Feet
  • No software to install or configure that may contain malware, Plug, and play
  • Compatible with all USB ports on laptops 
  • Powered by the Laptops USB Port NO BATTERIES!
  • Tracks & Picks up the voice in 360 degrees in all directions
  • Echo cancellation built into court reporter USB-microphone 

Package includes:

  • Elite USB Court Reporter Microphone
  • Professional Black Carrying Case 
  • court reporter microphone stand
  • Microphone mounting clip
  • Exclusive Wind/Air conditioner Foam Screen
  • Small Tripod
  • USBC USB adapter

Benefits of buying from Martel

  • We offer a complete unconditional guarantee on this product. No questions asked for returns.
  • Our 1-800 support number takes you directly to a LIVE support person that has full knowledge of this product
  • We can log in to your computer and set it up if you need help.
  • We have been in business for over 63 years.
  • This item is in stock and you can select the shipping method of your choice.
  • Our Site is secure and we use an SSL secure server for a credit card or PayPal transactions.
  • Trusted by over 93% of Court Reporters. 

System requirements
-PCs Windows 11 & 10, Windows 8x, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me (Millennium), Windows 98 SE (Second Edition). Mac compatible.

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Specs + In the Box

  • HGM-USB Court Reporter Microphone
  • Carrying Case
  • Microphone Stand
  • Mounting Clip
  • Foam Wind Screen
  • Sony Earbuds
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Additional Information

Microphone Range:
105.5 feet
Background Noise Filtering:
Active Voice Tracking:
USB Powered (No Battery):
Green Light Record Indicator:
Cable Length:
3 feet
Plug Size:
Pickup Direction:
Omnidirectional (360°)
Works with all Computers:
Works with Steno Machines:
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72 Reviews

  • 5

    Posted by Jamie M. Official Court Reporter CSR on 13th Sep 2017

    I'm an official and I needed a microphone that would cut through the "white noise" at the bench, making it possible for me to write using my headphones, without having to get squished between attorneys. This makes trial so much easier!

  • 5
    Best USB Court Reporter Microphone

    Posted by Samantha P. on 6th Aug 2017

    This court reporter usb microphone sounds amazing and it picks up the the attorneys that are over 30 feet away from my desk. I struggled with cheap court reporter microphones for years buy now I know the difference. This mic is definitely worth the money! There is a huge sound boost you get from this microphone and the clarity is awesome.

  • 5
    Works so well, I am just amazed by the Elite USB Court Reporter Microphone

    Posted by Kelly J. on 26th May 2017

    Great Product, its just like a movie theatre. The sound is just amazing with Case CATalyst reporter software. I should have bought this microphone years ago and wrote it off my taxes for my business. If you want the highest quality audiosync recordings, this is the microphone.

  • 5
    Superior Court Reporter USB Microphone

    Posted by Jacquelyn J. Official Court Reporter CSR on 10th May 2017

    I am a Court Reporter, I am a Court Reporter, and this is the BEST USB MICROPHONE I have ever had. It is well worth the price!

  • 5
    Technical support

    Posted by Marsha CSR COURT REPORTER on 18th Apr 2017

    Thanks, Jason! In just 30 seconds Jason was able to resolve my microphone issues and get me set up properly. I appreciate it! Stenocat user.

  • 5
    Best Court Reporter Microphone Ever!

    Posted by Ann Crowe, CSR on 19th Jan 2017

    Jason helped me get set up (took only a couple minutes). Have tried other microphones, but the Martel microphone for court reporters is the best bar none! No regrets. Thanks Jason and Martel.

  • 5

    Posted by Rita on 5th Jan 2017

    I got this court reporter usb microphone because it was recommended to me. Jason followed up he got in touch with me (which I greatly appreciated since I'm a bit of a procrastinator.) The laptop court reporter microphone works great now and the customer service was awesome!!

  • 5
    Excellent Tech Support!

    Posted by Debbie Official Court Reporter on 19th Dec 2016

    I called Martel during a court break, and Jason trouble-shooted my court reporter microphone court reporter prob, and he fixed it within a few minutes! He is so awesome! Martel is definitely a good friend to court reporters!!! Thank you, Jason, and Martel!!!!

  • 5
    Best Court Reporter Customer Service EVER!

    Posted by M. Ree on 13th Dec 2016

    Jason was the best! I recommend Martel to all court reporters out there. Their knowldge of the court reporting industry is so comforting. I just purchased the Court Reporter USB external microphone and the audio is so crystal clear. I should have done this years ago! Thanks, Martel

  • 5
    Best microphone ever for Court Reporters

    Posted by Lisa M. Official Court Reporter NCRA on 17th Nov 2016

    This is the second one I have bought in 20 years. It is a quality reporter microphone and easy to set up. Highly recommend. Longevity is a bonus.

  • 5
    Elite mic for Court Reporters \ Court Reporters Laptop

    Posted by Mona Official NCRA Court Reporter on 11th Nov 2016

    The Elite court reporting microphone solved my sound card issues. Recording is very clear. Jason is fantastic and willing to assist in every way he can. He goes over and above.

  • 5
    Awesome Court Reporter tech support!

    Posted by Debbie CSR Court Reporter on 19th Oct 2016

    Thank you, Martel,and Jason for your awesome tech support. Jason was able to trouble shoot my issue with my court reporter mic quickly and instantly got it working!! A million thank you's!

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