ScoutPalDB Information Page

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The entire database contains tens of millions of items and is typically published each Monday and Friday morning, but you can install or update at any time. The data is obtained under authorization and as constrained by Amazon's MWS API. As with any form of published isolated temporal database, the data can only have a valid time interval, which is the duration of the multi-day update process.
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Learn more about ScoutPalDB:

ScoutPalDB summary and table of product categories

See how ScoutPalDB works

Hardware compatibility and requirements

Hardware and packages

FAQs: "Frequently Asked Questions"

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Get Set Up with ScoutPalDB in Two Steps, A & B:
A) Start a Subscription B) Follow the ScoutPalDB Setup Steps

You will need to be eligible for Amazon's Marketplace Web Services (MWS) in order to use ScoutPal.  Click for more information...

  1. You will need an active and paid ScoutPal subscription.  Please read the Summary and See how it works, before you subscribeClick here if you're new to ScoutPal and need to begin a subscription.

    Read the Compatibility page if you're unsure of your PDA's compatibility; item #7 on the Compatibility page gives you a link to a PDA test procedure that doesn't need a subscription.

  2. Click here to see how to install ScoutPalDB on your compatible equipment.
ScoutPalDB install and update utilities:

Use the Easy Download and Update tool

If you have a Windows computer and a storage card reader, this tool will download, extract, and copy the update to your card all in one step!

(Mac users, see below...)

-- OR --
Manually download the ScoutPalDB zip file

Optional procedure for Windows computer users, required for Mac users.

Mac users: Click and read the FAQ answer to question #6 "I use an Apple Mac.... Will I be able to setup and use ScoutPalDB?"

Unlock the program

IMPORTANT: Read the guidelines for identifying and scanning/entering book bar codes and UPC's at

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