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Questions relating to the physical components that the Raspberry Pi consists of.

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Raspberry Pi 4 - BCM2835 Library - SPI1 - data mode 1

I use the BCM2835 library to communicate in SPI with an ADC. The SPI0 interface is already used by a touch screen (https://www.pi-shop.ch/pitft-plus-480x320-3-5-tft-touchscreen-fuer-raspberry-pi-model-...
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Can no longer ping IP addresses

I set up my raspberry pi and install pi hole. I went through the typical steps, and I uninstalled and reinstalled. Afterward, I can no longer ping external ip addresses. In every other way, my ...
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How to connect harness cable to male pins of Raspberry pi

I have a raspberry pi and omron sensor d6t. This sensor comes with connector in which you can connect harness cable to it. It looks like below: For my development purpose I connect the wires from ...
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Can I use a USB drive instead of a micro sd card?

I have a USB but not a micro SD card. I installed the operating system onto it. Can I use that as the storage and OS layer for my Raspberry Pi 4?
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Raspberry Pi shows all I2C addresses in use while nothing is connected

I've been building an autonomous boat with a raspi zero, and today I added a new i2c device. I first disconnected two other I2C devices I had attached. I then used i2cdetect -y 1 to verify that no ...
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USB Soundcard: 2nd configuration doesn't show up on raspbian, but does on MacOS, Ubuntu on a laptop, and Windows. Is this a hardware issue?

I'm trying to get the usb soundcard embedded in a DJ mixer (Allen & Heath Xone23C) to play nice with a raspberry pi for the sake of using it with Xwax, an open source dj software. The problem is, ...
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Desoldering ports on Pi4

Are there specific considerations to quality of traces/pcb for data? I want to desolder the ports on the Pi4, replace them with pins and mount the Pi to a dumb board that extends the lines to put the ...
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Raspberry Pi using a laptop? [duplicate]

So I tried using a laptop to install Raspberry Pi, without connecting the USB cable to a keyboard and mouse, but I am not seeing any Raspberry Pi display on my laptop screen? Do I need a keyboard and ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 : how to find device number and card number with bluetooth

I'm trying to set up google assistant on my raspberry pi with this guide: https://pimylifeup.com/raspberry-pi-google-assistant/comment-page-2/?unapproved=27549&moderation-hash=...
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How do I know that a Dual-Band USB WiFi dongle will work on Raspbian or other Linux distrobution?

How do I know if a Dual band USB WiFi dongle will work on a Raspberry Pi running Linux? I know that Linux must have a driver that supports the wifi chipset used in the dongle. But with the number of ...
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Multi-channel Audio Recording with asoundrc - sudo sound card not appearing

I'm trying to find a way to record audio from 4 separate sound cards at once, using a raspberry pi running with rapbian. From what I've read it should be really straight forward so I'm not sure what I'...
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Raspberry Pi FlexRay HAT [closed]

I've been searching for a couple of days for a FlexRay HAT / module for Raspberry pi without success. Is there such a module available?
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Can I use HDMI 1 instead of HDMI 0?

I am using a raspberry pi 4 and I only have an adapter, so it's to big to fit in HDMI 0 is there a way I can make it work with HDMI 0?
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Feasibility of a coprocessor socket on the next gen Rpi [closed]

I'm aware of several different constraints on the Pi5 (and beyond), and I was hoping someone could give the full list and what specifically prevents such a feature (and why). The next Rpi will still ...
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Is it safe to underpower my raspberry pi?

I have bought a raspberry pi 4 B. But I don't have a powerfull enough power suply, and won't be able to get one in a couple of days. IS
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Pi 4 does not see SD. Can't boot from SD-card

My Rpi 4 doesn't see the SD-card. I have switched SD-cards, formatted them all correctly. Also used both Raspian and Noobs. Nothing helps because it does not see the cards. Every 'solution' on the ...
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Controlling a laser rangefinder via the raspberry pi

First, a disclaimer that I am an electronics newbie. I got my hands on a laser rangefinder which looks very similar to this: On the top left corner, there are two sets of pins. The first set has ...
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Hardware watchdog during reboot

I'm creating a prototype of a Raspberry Pi 3B+ that uses Mender as the update manager. My goal is that if the Raspberry Pi is stuck somewhere in the boot process (Corrupted Kernel that cannot even ...
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Audible ground noise from ultrasonic sensor (VMA306)

I'm having problems with audible noise from a VMA306 sensor. Everything is working great apart from the audible low frequency buzz after my code is done running. The sound stops when touching any ...
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External hard disk disappears after a few hours

I have an external hard disk drive, formatted with ext4 and connected to my Pi 3B+ running Raspbian with Kernel 4.19.97-v7+. Every now and then, usually after about 12 hours, but sometimes a few ...
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RPi 0W: some GPIO pins apparently not working

I have a Raspberry Pi 0 W, connected with both a WaveShare Battery HAT and a WaveShare 1.44" LCD screen with joystick and three buttons. The screen works, the joystick works partially and the three ...
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Getting PC hardware info through pi zero

I am trying to get some info about the hardware on my PC through my pi zero for example CPU temperature and RAM speed etc. I have connected my pi zero through a single usb cable into my PC (I am able ...
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Is it possible to use PAPI on a Raspberry Pi 4B with raspbian buster?

I want to use the PAPI library to record hardware performance counters during benchmarks, but it does not seem to work on my Raspberry Pi 4 B. Installing PAPI was not a problem, but there are no ...
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Does “3B+ onwards” include 3A+?

I want to buy the following (emphasis mine) for my 3a+ The official Power over Ethernet (PoE) add-on board for the Raspberry Pi. Use this HAT to power a Raspberry Pi via an Ethernet cable, ...
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overvoltage on POWER SUPLY; not on the gpio pins

I am feeding 5.41 V on the microUSB power supply pins to a raspberry Pi 3B. Yeah, I know, USB = 5V +/- 5%. Because reasons, I have to keep doing this for a while. What I find is that dmesg ...
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Cannot log in to raspbian buster with default username and password

I have an issue logging in to my new raspbian buster (raspbian 10 Raspbian Buster with desktop and recommended software) using the known default {pi, raspberry}. My keyboard is in English and I have ...
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Nothing on screen while booting

I am having trouble booting my raspberry pi 0 w. I am using a 32 gb micro sd card with noobs downloaded on it. I have followed the steps on the raspberry pi website to boot the pi, but when I plug in ...
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compiling hardware-accelerated VLC into YOCTO for Raspberry Pi 3

How does one achieve it to compile a hardware-accelerated (in this case via the Broadcom VC4) version of the VLC media player for the Yocto project? I already tried to install VLC via the local.conf ...
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pi4 4gb not powering XBOX one wireless dongle

I have a 2GB and a 4GB raspi 4 and the problem persists in both PIs Im trying to control my robot using the xbox one controller. I want to use the dongle instead of the bluetooth to get a bit more ...
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How is CPU in Raspberry Pi 4 +36% faster than for Raspberry Pi 3?

CPU benchmarks show that the Raspberry Pi 4 outperforms Raspberry Pi 3 by +36% https://www.geeks3d.com/20190930/raspberry-pi-4-vs-raspberry-pi-3-cpu-and-gpu-benchmarks/ How is this possible given the ...
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Use Raspberry with two devices that require 3.3v pin

I'm planning a project with an RFID reader that connects to the GPIO pins on a RPi2 and will use the 3.3v pin. Additionally I wanted to add an active buzzer, which also would require an 3.3v pin. Is ...
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How to connect “FPV Night Vision QVGA 320X240 Monocular” to raspberry 4?

I am working on a project which need this module to be connected with raspberry pi 4 or 3. I tried some to convert into single RCA cable (worked) but I want to convert it into HDMI. I am unable to ...
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Problem with DIY Smart Glasses Projection module

I am making Smart glasses which will display android app, click pictures, notifications and many more, and which is to be displayed on a small prism I searched a lot of posts online, many of then ...
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Raspberry Pi4 vs 4B--synonymous?

I am embarking on a cluster project using PoE hat. PoE hat is compatible with RPI4B. Vendor is selling "Raspberry Pi4." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raspberry_Pi#Specifications shows only 4B, so I ...
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Raspberry Pi Connecting to 8 calculator screens

First of all I want to say that I am a complete noob with hardware so sorry if this question is stupid. What I want to do: I am designing a board game, in that game I want to have a raspberry pi ...
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Interfacing non bluetooth speaker with Raspberry Pi 3

I want a wired connection between speaker and Raspberry pi 3 Model B. Bluetooth or Wireless connection is not my requirement. Regarding my speaker - it should NOT simply output buzzer sounds but is ...
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How to install a Kuman 7" Touchscreen with Raspberry Pi

New to Raspberry and just experimenting for now. I bought a Kuman 7" touchscreen and got the display to work, but I am having trouble installing the matchbox touchscreen software. I moved the ...
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Which power supply should I get?

So I am using my raspberry pi 3 for octoprint as well as using it to run a Nas with an attached usb HDD. I am getting the undervolt/overtemp icon on octoprint and get "throttled=0x50000" when running ...
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C++ programming - Class for Motor rotation and control for washing machine embedded system device layer error?

#include <iostream> using namespace std; int main() { // declaring variables: int MotorControl; int MotorRotation; MotorControl = on; MotorControl = off; // process motor control and ...
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Pi motor HAT code question

I'm using a raspberry pi 4b and it's running Raspbian 10 (Buster). I have a Geekworm Pi Motor HAT Full function Robot Expansion Board. I'm using the GitHub code: Raspi-MotorHat-master. I'm using ...
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What's the best way to transfer data one-way from one Pi to another?

I would like to connect some sensors to one Pi and have it collect data from the sensors exclusively. This Pi will have only sensors and no display attached. Another Pi will act as a computer in ...
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Rpi AdaFruit python library controlling SPI MCP3008 of eTape Liquid Level Sensor problem

I have a rpi4 and have successfully replicated the project listed here using the eTape sensor (etape tutorial) I am satisfied with the performance using long breadboard and T-cobbler. In order to make ...
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Pigpio Hardware PWM callback is slow

I am trying to drive a servo motor with Raspberry pi. I have selected pigpio library to access GPIO. I need to send a specific number of pulses with a given frequency. But when I callback a function ...
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Don't know how to connect multiple MCP23017

I need more pins on my raspberry pi 3 so that I can use it to manage the lights in my house. I am going to use relays and MCP23017. I need to know how to use 8 of the MCP23017 on my raspberry pi. If ...
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Setting permission for Ultimate GPS HAT from inside Sticky Finger's Kali Pi

I'm running Sticky Finger's Kali Pi on a Pi 2 with the Adafruit Ultimate GPS HAT connected. The HAT is accessible from the OS under /dev/ttyAMA0, but the permission is set to root:tty rw--w---. With ...
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Raspberry PI 3B. Wifi and bluetooth shared antenna?

I'm working on a project that involves WiFi and BLE, and for this I would like to use an esp32 due to its lower price, but there will be timing issues since the wifi and Bluetooth antenna are shared. ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero(s) not booting up consistently

I have three Raspberry Pi Zeros (1.3), all between 3 and 4 years old. On two of them, it usually takes several tries of connecting and disconnecting power to get them to turn on. In about 1 out of 5 ...
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How to go from prototype to production

This question deals with Raspberry Pi but it is not limited to it. I have build some prototypes using Raspberry Pi. They work well. What should I do if I want to transform my prototypes into ...
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Ribbon Cable for bridging the headers of Raspberry pi and Custom hats

Hello I am in need of a ribbon cable for my custom pi hats. The problem with ordinary ribbon cables such as this I could not make it to align the rows of the pins will get swapped because of the ...
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How to manually control a shake activated lamp using raspberry pi?

I got this cool potion lamp for Christmas though it’s only shake activated (more like you have to tap on it really hard) and I was wondering if there was any possible way I could connect my raspberry ...

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