Questions tagged [otg]

On-The-Go USB ports can be used as either masters or slaves, enabling some Pi models to easily emulate devices such as keyboards or harddrives. The tag is also used for questions about using dedicated slave ports for the same purpose (only the Pi 4 has such a thing).

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Looking to have Raspberry Pi Zero act as USB mouse

I’m looking to use a Raspberry Pi Zero to act as a USB mouse for a computer. I’m wanting to move my mouse on a remote computer and have it correspond and move the cursor on the PC the PiZero is ...
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Pi4 mass storage gadget and powerbank powered

I'm planning on using a pi 4B to act as a usb mass storage via a gadget module on the usb-c port. However, I want it to keep being powered when the usbc power is down, to finalise it's internal tasks. ...
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Power RPi4 only from GPIO pins (disable USB-C power input)

I am using the USB-C/power port of an RPi4 in "gadget mode" (acting as USB Mass Storage Device connected to 3rd party instrument that logs measurements to it). However, that USB connection ...
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Zero4u usb hub on raspberry pi Zero W does not recognize whatever I connect to it

I am writing to tell how I managed to solve my USB hub problems related to raspberry pi zero W, but I would still want a feedback and related help on this. The issue was, I could not get anything ...
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Can a PI emulate a CD/RW drive

I have a piece of software that archives out onto CD and I really want to remove the drive as I am just archiving the data and copying it back off the disk onto my computer and putting the CD in the ...
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Use RPi 0w as HDMI/DVI capture device using USB OTG

In a new project, I would like to setup my Raspberry Pi Zero W as a USB display adaptor or display monitor using USB OTG. First to clarify, I do not want to capture video from a camera or game console....
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Pass traffic from one network interface to another

I have a project where I have 4x RPiZ plugged into a single RPi4. The RPiZs appear as Ethernet over USB devices as network interfaces ethpi1, ethpi2,ethpi3, and ethpi4 with IP addresses 10.0.11.2, 10....
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Connect 2 Pi's for file transfer, but with minimum networking [closed]

I want to connect two Pi's together for the purpose of transferring files, but I want to do it in the most secure method possible. One Pi ("Device 1") will be connected to the internet, and ...
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Pi Zero OTG ethernet zero with USB-C

I have been doing a series of projects using RPiZs networked using ethernet over USB. In the middle of this, I upgraded my computer to a new MacBook Pro which only has USB-C ports, so now I need to ...
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Raspberry Pi 400 as external keyboard via USB [duplicate]

Is it possible to use the raspberry pi 400 as an external keyboard on another PC or tablet using the USB-C (OTG) feature?
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OTG mode Multi (g_multi) is not working on Raspberry Pi 4

I want to use the Raspberry Pi 4 as ethernet and mass storage device. According to the documentation I have to do configure the following files: /boot/config.txt: dtoverlay=dwc2,dr_mode=peripheral /...
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Debug OTG on RPI 4 for g_midi?

I tried to set a RPI 4 in OTG device mode I added dtoverlay=dwc2 to config.txt I modified the cmdline.txt so it launches wc2 & g_midi I tried ,dr_mode=peripheral too I just tried replacing ...
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SSH into Rasberry Pi 4 over USB (Ubuntu Core) [duplicate]

Is it possible to SSH connect via USB-C -> USB to Rasberry Pi 4 in Ubuntu? Like this
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Raspberry Pi Zero OTG g_mass_storage plug / unplug events

I have a RaspberryPi Zero connected to my PS4 and want to use it like a smart Network USB stick. The ultimate goal of my project is, that I want to automatically send data to a specific host in my ...
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Pi Zero configured as HID not being recognized by PC (dmesg error)

I followed this guide to setup my Pi Zero W as a keyboard HID. Connected it to a laptop (via the data USB, not the power) to see no effect. When I started investigating, I saw that dmesg is showing ...
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Pi Zero USB On The Go cannot connect

There are several posts that say a Pi Zero can be connected to another computer with USB to enable networking (e.g. Linux host, Windows host or https://www.circuitbasics.com/raspberry-pi-zero-ethernet-...
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USB 3.0 OTG on Raspberry Pi 4 (USB gadget)

Raspberry Pi 4 can do USB OTG via the USB-C connector (according to this answer) - but only at USB 2.0 speeds since the USB-C connector only connects to USB 2.0 lanes. My question is - can Pi 4 also ...
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USB OTG on Compute Module 3

Has anyone ever tried configuring the USB of the Compute Module 3 as USB OTG? In the default kernel (Raspbian Stretch - Kernel7), support for usb otg appears to be disabled. Has anyone managed to ...
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USB OTG w/ Raspberry Pi Zero

I'm following Simple guide for setting up OTG modes on the Raspberry Pi Zero, the fast way! What I've done; flashed latest (2017-04-10) Raspbian image onto SD card, added dtoverlay=dwc2 on new line ...