The GxOverScan tool allows switching of the camera from default
state (returns image pixels only) to state in which camera returns
also over-scan regions. It is located in the folder
‘\Tools\GxOverScan\GxOverScan.exe’ on the accompanying Flash
This tool can be also downloaded from the download section of the Moravian Instruments web
Please note the GxOverScan utility needs administrative
permissions to run. Windows indicates it by displaying of the small
shield on the bottom-right corner of the program icon and users are
prompted to allow it to run with administrative rights upon
When the tool is run, it checks whether some camera is connected.
If yes, it connects to it and shows its ID. If not, user have to
connect camera and click “Scan camera” button.
Always run this utility with one Gx camera connected only.
If multiple cameras are connected, the utility may fail.
Then it is necessary to un-plug and plug again the camera.
When camera is again plugged, click the “Scan camera” button.
Note the tool shows the information whether the over-scan region
read is enabled or disabled.
Information text is replaced with combo-box, allowing to change
Choose the desired value and click the “Write Overscan” button.
Please note changes in the camera permanent memory will be applied
only after the camera is powered off and on again.