Peripherals are devices connected to the Raspberry Pi, but external from it.

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Can the Pi Emulate an HID device with via USB?

Does the Raspberry Pi model B+ have the capabilities of acting as a Human Interface Device (HID) with no extra hardware (other than a USB to USB cable)? I saw this question but it was about ...
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Set up my Raspberry Pi B+ with my using my laptop's keyboard and monitor [closed]

I don't have a keyboard or monitor, so I need to use my laptop as a monitor, keyboard and mouse instead. How would this be achieved?
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Using a power supply to power Pi and Pump

I asked a questions about controlling a water pump with the pi and in one of the answers (http://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/a/32014/19436) he mentioned I could get one power supply to power both ...
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Making phone calls from a Raspberry Pi [closed]

I'm wondering if there is a way I can make phone calls (not over the internet) from a Raspberry Pi product I'm developing (only make them, not receive them). I thought on the following approaches, ...
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Is it possible to have a 3G and bluetooth on a raspberry pi?

Sorry for this question but I'm new on Raspberry PI. I'm trying to develop a prototype that will need to connect to bluetooth devices, like smartphones, and have an Internet connection. Because I ...
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wheezy: scanbd recognizing buttons but not triggering scan

I’m running a Raspberry PI B+ Raspbian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy) Linux raspberrypi 3.18.7+ #755 PREEMPT Thu Feb 12 17:14:31 GMT 2015 armv6l GNU/Linux I've only just discovered both SANE and scanbd I’ve ...
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Rapsberry Pi Mini-fan not working

I have installed a mini-fan (cooler?) with a heatsink in a Rapsberry Pi Model B+ but it is not working. I mean, it is not moving. It only turns on when the processor is hot? Do I need to install ...
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Advice on Using the Pi2 as a NAS vs NAS device with Pi2 attached

I want to build a home NAS and with my Raspberry Pi 2 and also have XBMC installed on it and need some advice on the route to go. The storage will be used to stream movies from (via XMBC) and also to ...
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Must I keep mouse and keyboard plugged in

I'd like to install openelec on my pi2, after I have the pi the way I like it can i unplug my peripherals and have it boot up without kb/mouse thanks
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Programming a non-audio headphone jack peripheral [closed]

I have been given a scentee which I would like to program to be usable with my Raspberry Pi. This device connects to smartphones via the headphone jack, and needs to be charged seperately, so I don't ...
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Eject ipod from Rpi without disconnecting

This is not a question on how to umount a drive. I have a 2nd gen ipod nano (old) that works great but has 0 battery life. I figure if I plug it into the raspberry, it can power it and it does. ...
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Finding a relay capable of being constantly switched?

I've got a Raspberry Pi and some Christmas lights. I would like to use the Raspberry Pi to control the Christmas lights by switching them on and off with a Python script. The programming aspect of ...
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Using I2S/PCM on the P5 header

I am trying to get audio capture through a custom codec board that is using I2S to communicate the audio data. I'm having trouble finding support for using I2S. There was a lead here although the ...
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Will attaching an Adafruit TFT consume/block all the GPIO pins

I'm thinking of picking up this TFT screen for my pi, and can't quite figure out from the images, if it's going to require use of all/some of the GPIO pins on the board, and whether they'll still be ...
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Interfacing with a Winbond W25Q64BV flash chip via SPI

I'm trying to interface with a Winbond W25Q64BV flash chip via SPI. I started off by testing it on Arduino (target is a Raspberry) as I found a few implementations before I got started. Most notably ...
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Barcode Scanners compatible with Raspberry Pi

I would like to buy a barcode scanner to use with Pi, so which one will be compatible with Pi..?? Something around $50 would be great, like the Barcode Scanners we use at POS (Point of Sale), ...
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Soldering Components onto RasPi headers

I am trying to use the P5 header on the RasPi for soldering a switch to act as a safe shutdown button. But I am unable to solder the connections onto the headers. The reason for this, I believe, is ...
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Can the new raspberry pi B+ act as a usb sniffer?

I am trying to capture data from a computer going to a USB peripheral. I think the previous raspberry pi (model B) couldn't do this because it could not act a USB slave. But can the new raspberry pi ...
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Touchpad the works well with Raspbian

I'm looking for a USB track/touch/mouse-pad that is compatible and known to work well with with the Raspberry Pi running latest Raspbian image. Just the pad, no keyboard attached. Any ...
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Transition to Embedded Linux like Pi from Microcontrollers [closed]

I am currently familiar with design/programming custom embedded systems using PIC Micro-controllers with various peripherals like I2C, SPI Flash, UART,ADC,etc with some additional analog processing ...
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Seting up 4g usb dongle

I have got an AirStream TM 1100 WiMAX USB Adapter. It works without any drivers on ubuntu but wont work on raspberry pi. The website doesnot provide any drivers for the device. Could anybody help me ...
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Install New Software on Raspberry Pi

We need to log data from data logger to Raspberry Pi and send it to server by USB 3G/2G module. For logging data a software/driver has to be installed and also the 3G/2G data card driver on raspberry ...
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Control 18 LEDs individually? (17 GPIO pins)

Note: I have read Controlling many LEDs with few GPIO pins, but I can't buy additional parts (Degree project) The end result is to make a noughts and crosses grid with 2 LEDs per grid cell. This ...
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Difference between LCD Displays

I was using a Hitachi HD44780 display hooked up to GPIO pins. Sadly, it got damaged and, in a rush, I had to get a different one. It is a ADM1602U serial enabled display. However I don't plan to use ...
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How can I automatically mount USB hard drives (regression)?

Recently (perhaps due to an update?) my hard drives no longer automatically mount. I have a USB hub attached to the Pi, with a wifi card and some hard drives attached to the hub. The hard drives are ...
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Piface with Scratch. Could not find MESH session

I've downloaded and installed the latest versions of everything. Followed the instructions for setting up Scratch to use Mesh. It says its using IP 127.0.1.1. From the terminal I ran ...
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Adding a HDD to a Pi

By looking to this youtube video I am interested in some way to 'push' a HDD inside a case of RPi or at least to be mountable at the bottom/top of the case with as little wiring as possible (If ...
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Bluetooth device is not available?

I followed this tutorial to set up my Bluetooth dongle and get it running. I have the same Bluetooth dongle that is in the tutorial, yet I can not seem to get it to work. I get to step "C" and then ...
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12V device to a Raspberry Pi

For my school engineering project, I have a coin acceptor device which I would like to link to the Raspberry Pi. However the device requires 12V in power. I have an idea of what to do to power the ...
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Raspberry Pi Franken-charger: A Mini-B-to-Micro-B Conversion

So I go to the thrift shop around the corner, and I'm met with these two boxes in the electronics' section: I'm sifting through these one by one, tangle by tangle, searching for a power adapter ...
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Extension to send output to multiple TVs

I want to use a Raspberry Pi in an art project, where I need to connect five old CRT TV screens to the Pi. Is there an extension which I could use to connect all the TVs to one single Pi and send ...
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Correcting for GPS error

I recently connected a GPS unit sold by Adafruit to my Raspberry PI and looked at the data feed. The data I'm getting for speed seems to be way off. My PI is stationary, but it always reports are ...
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Problems using Brother DCP-145C USB Scanner

I'm trying to use my old Brother DCP-145C Multifunction USB-Printer as a network printer/scanner with the RPi. I roughly followed this guide so far: Setting up the printing functionality via CUPS ...
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LCD with RTC and GPS

I have purchased a LCD board, a real time clock board, and a GPS board. I have soldered the LCD onto the breakout board as instructed and put the realtime clock together following the tutorials. At ...
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Slow file transfer to USB thumbdrive

Currently my files are transferring at a speed of 10 kilobytes/s or less to a thumbdrive that is Fat32 formatted. I have a pretty stock Raspian install, and I've done an rpi-update. I am using a ...
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Bluetooth as ttyUSB*

I want to see my usb bluetooth dongle as a device ttyUSB*. It's possible? It shows "hci mode" in lsusb command. $ lsmod Module Size Used by rfcomm ...
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What type of motor and speaker would be suitable for a DIY: Making a Pi-powered baby mobile?

My neighbor is having his first child shortly, and in the spirit of "it's never too early to learn programming/electronics" we feel the child should have access to a Raspberry-Pi of his/her own. ...
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Pi off, wifi on. Pi on, wifi off!

I am trying to build an XBMC media center with my Raspberry Pi. Everything works great - except the one thing I really need, Wifi! (My router is on the other side of the house and I don't like the ...
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How do I get the uLCD-43PT-PI touchscreen working?

I have one of these that is made specifically for the Pi. I am trying to use that as the primary display for the Pi. Currently, it is powered, but won't show anything on the screen. How do I get it to ...
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GIPO output and output levels

I have some basic questions, sorry, I havent found this. What are output levels of GIPO (Raspberry PI) I ment this voltage ranges of low and high for input/output What is the maximum current that ...
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Control iOS device from Raspberry Pi?

I am actually wondering if there are any ways to control an iDevice like the iPod Touch or the iPhone, from the Raspberry Pi. I'm not talking about controlling the whole thing, but only the Media ...
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What commands do I use to make Bluetooth discoverable on RPi running Raspbian

hcitool scan on my RPi reveals the other local Bluetooth devices, but they do not recognise the RPi Bluetooth. Can anyone tell me the command to make Bluetooth discoverable on the RPi, please.
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Setting up Bluetooth dongle

I am trying to get my Bluetooth dongle set up. When I search for it using lsusb, the following comes up in the terminal: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 001 Device ...
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How do I set up a terminal log-in via USB port in Raspbian?

How can I set up a log-in focused on a USB port so I can hook up a DB9-to-USB cable I already own up to log in using putty or minicom?
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Photometer / Colormeter

I am wondering if there is a photometer/colormeter sensor that would be easily plugged into a raspberry pi. I am looking at driving my Philips HUE from the exterior light color, to brighten my ...
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lsusb command outputs “Illegal Instruction” (part of making sakis3g work)

(lsusb details at the bottom of the post) I've been trying to get my Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian) online, and I've been following a guide, which suggests Sakis3g. I've installed ppp, a few ...
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Wifi Dongle - Cannot ping beyond intranet, works with Ethernet!

I've successfully been able to establish connection between my Realtek RTL8188CUS Wifi Dongle connected to Pi's USB port with my wifi router. (Got IP, able to SSH via wifi). When I connect Ethernet ...
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Does this WiFi adapter work with my Raspberry Pi?

The one I'm looking at is this one. It was mentioned once here, but I just want to be sure before purchasing, because it's not listed on the list of verified peripherals.
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Documentation for SPI driver [closed]

Ive found a lot of infomation on how to enable the SPI device on my raspberry pi, and a bit on how to use certain libraries for python, but im missing something on how to actually use the SPI driver ...
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python audio bindings

I'm trying to get python audio input on my raspberry pi. So far I've installed the following: My inquiry looks similar to this one, but I'm not using an audio card, I just have a webcam plugged ...