Unfortunately a component (see image, component is encircled in red) is broken/missing on my Pi Zero W 1.1.

Pi Zero W 1.1, broken/missing part is encircled

So far everything still seems to work, but anyway:

  • Do you know what kind of component this is (to be able to replace it)?

  • Do you know what it does (to decide, if it needs replacing)?

Update: Here is a high-resolution image of the relevant part (a capacitor belonging to the antenna): High-res. antenna photo

Thanks in advance


This is a capacitor. It is required for the WiFi/Bluetooth antenna to work reliably.
It might still work without one of those but in general you should experience a degraded range and/or performance.


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