Zerodha Pi SCANNER – Frequently Asked Questions.

What is Zerodha Pi Scanner?

Zerodha Pi Scanner is a Real-Time Stock Screener built into the Zerodha Pi Trading Terminal. This is a Desktop Trading Application.

Who can use The Zerodha Pi Scanner?

To Start using The Zerodha Pi Scanner , you need to log into the Zerodha Pi Trading Terminal. For This this you need a Zerodha Trading Client ID and Password.

What time does The Zerodha Pi Scanner Start working?

The Zerodha Pi Scanner works only when The Stock Market is open.

Can I scan stocks in the evening after the Markets are closed / EOD?

No. The Zerodha Pi Scanner is a Real-Time Scanner. It does not scan or work when the markets are closed.

What segments are supported on The Zerodha Pi Scanner?

Zerodha Pi scanner supports, Equity, F&O, Currency and Commodity segments.

What time Frames are Supported?

The Zerodha Pi Scanner screens through 1 minute candles and upwards.

Does The Zerodha Pi Scanner have sound alerts?

The Zerodha Pi Scanner does not have sound alerts. However you can use the external Sound Alert Plugin designed for The Zerodha Pi Scanner.

How do I know when stocks are Screened on The Zerodha Pi Scanner?

You need to watch out for the ALERT TIME column on your Zerodha Pi Scanner window. This column will TURN YELLOW when a stock has been identified with your Tradescript conditions.

Does The Zerodha Pi Scanner support Auto-Trading?

The Zerodha Pi Scanner do not support Auto-trading.

What scripting language does The Zerodha Pi Scanner use for coding Strategies?

The Zerodha Pi Scanner works on a Scripting language called, TradeScript.

Can I create my own Screening conditions for The Zerodha Pi Scanner?

Yes. You can create your own Screening conditions using the TradeScript Language.

Where can I find Ready-Made codes to use with The Zerodha Pi Scanner?

Ready-Made codes for The Zerodha Pi Scanner are available here.

How do I use these ready-made The Zerodha Pi Scanner codes on the Scanner?

Tutorial video on using The Zerodha Pi Scanner is available here.

Can I use daily candle values when coding my Zerodha Pi Scanner strategies?

The Zerodha Pi Scanner does not support screening through daily candle values. This is an Intraday Scanner.

Can I create Strategies comparing today’s intraday candles to Yesterday’s High, Low, Close etc? 

NO. Such Strategies, based on Yesterday Candle Values cannot be coded on The Zerodha Pi Scanner.

Can I code strategies in reference to specific candles at specific time of the day, like today’s first 15min candle like wise?

Such strategies are not supported for screening on The Zerodha Pi Scanner.

Can I create Strategies comparing today’s intraday candles to Today’s Daily High, Low, Open etc? 

NO. Such Strategies cannot be coded on The Zerodha Pi Scanner.

Can I use Supertrend Indicator condition on The Zerodha Pi Scanner?

Supertrend Indicator function is not supported on The Zerodha Pi Scanner.

Can I use VWAP Indicator condition on The Zerodha Pi Scanner?

VWAP Indicator functions are not supported on The Zerodha Pi Scanner.

Can I add all F&O Stocks to The Zerodha Pi Scanner?

Yes. You can add all F&O stocks using the instructions here.

Where can I do custom coding for The Zerodha Pi Scanner?

You can order Custom Codes for The Zerodha Pi Scanner using the Services here.