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 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.