Can you access ODBC databases from Scorpion?

Yes we can 🙂

The pyODBC module provides an elegant way to access databases.

More information:

Getting started :

Want to disable Security Warning in Internet Explorer?

  • Go to Start
  • Type  and Run gpedit.msc

Run Group Policy Editor

  • Goto Local Computer Policy
  • Computer Configuration
  • Adminstrative Templates
  • Windows Components
  • Internet Explorer

Turn off Internet Explorer Security Warnings

Are you using eVision Euresys Dongles with Scorpion Vision?

From version 6.0 to 7.0 the Euresys software version changes. The following is true:

  • Version 6.0 – euresys is automatically installed with ScorpionVision Software installer
  • Version 7.0 – the euresys software must be installed manually -contact Tordivel Support
  • Version 8.0 – the software is installed with Scorpion -check the euresys sw readme file

Euresys does not support two versions at the same time. This means if you use Euresys you must run only one version of scorpion onthe actual computer.

Why does Scorpion hang on Image Aquisition Loading?

There reason for this is normally an issue with Direct Show driver installation. This is reported from time to time.

The solution is to change the general.ini from



The profile can be uploaded to get a directshow free profile

How to set the datetime format in Scorpion Log?

The format specification is given by:

dd      the day as a number with a leading zero or space (01-31).

ddd    the day as an abbreviation (Sun-Sat)
dddd  the day as a full name (Sunday-Saturday)
mm    the month as a number with a leading zero or space (01-12).
mmm  the month as an abbreviation (Jan-Dec)
mmmm the month as a full name (January-December)
yy        the year as a two-digit number (00-99).
yyyy    the year as a four-digit number (0000-9999).
hh       the hour with a leading zero or space (00-23)
nn       the minute with a leading zero or space (00-59).
ss       the second with a leading zero or space (00-59).
zzz     the millisecond with a leading zero (000-999).
ampm  Specifies am or pm flag hours (0..12)
ap       Specifies a or p flag hours (0..12)

How to use AutoLogon on Windows 7?

You need to start AutoLogon as adminstrator to get access to registry setting.