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Questions tagged [pi-3]

For questions that apply specifically to the Raspberry Pi 3 and not other/all models.

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How do I make serial work on the Raspberry Pi3 , Pi3B+, PiZeroW

My Pi3 serial console produces rubbish and fails to respond to the keyboard.
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Access point as WiFi repeater, optional with bridge

I need a wireless access point that is bridged with the wired ethernet port and that is connected to another wifi internet router with a client connection as uplink. All devices connected to the RasPi ...
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How to use Arduino devices with Raspberry Pi?

I bought "RFID RC522" & "GY-NEO6MV2", and I need a useful guide for both of them in order to use them with Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. I also want to know if there is a guide or a course for using ...
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Raspberry Pi WiFi to Ethernet Bridge for a server?

I wanted to create a Wifi to Ethernet Bridge on my Raspberry Pi, similar to this one. The problem is: I want to conntect a Network Harddrive (WD MyCloud) to the ethernet side. The Harddrive seems to ...
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Disable WiFi (wlan0) on Pi 3

Got a Pi 3 which will always use ethernet, so trying to figure out how to disable the WiFi such that it does not even turn on after a reboot. If I do an ifconfig I see the wlan0 device. I can do ...
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Connect to Raspberry PI 3 over Wi-Fi direct

I want to connect from an android phone to a RPI 3 over Wi-Fi direct. I want to do it over Wi-Fi direct because the RPI will be a controller for one or more movable devices that will be used in ...
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Which model Raspberry Pi I am running?

Is there a way of determining whether the current Raspberry Pi is either a 2 Model B and 3 with Raspbian Jessie Lite 8.0? This is because I have a particular bootstrap.sh written in Bash where it ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 vs Pi 2 power consumption and heat dissipation

I've seen the announcement of the new Raspberry 3 but didn't find any info regarding power consumption and heating. A 1.2 Ghz 64-bit CPU is great but does it draw a lot more power? Shall heat be an ...
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Portable power supply for RPI3 and official touchscreen requirements

I have recently bought and assembled a Raspberry PI 3, official touchscreen and case / enclosure. I want to be able to use it whilst out and about with a rechargeable battery and if possible allow ...
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How to set up dashboard for monitoring PI processes

I have PIs that use a schedule to play videos on loop. The PIs also use a daemon file 'surround.sh' to control the video player, and the daemon script allows the user to check the service status of ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 audio input?

Did Raspberry Pi 3 add audio input? I'm new to RPi and interested in doing speech recognition but noticed input has been missing for previous versions. If it hasn't, what is the best way for me to go ...
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Raspberry PI 3 MODEL B - Wireless Bridge to ethernet

I've seen a lot online for a solution to make raspberry Pi 3 into a wireless bridge. But many are old articles to suit the Pi 1 and 2. This is the last article I have seen, and tried: http://blog....
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How can I control the red LED again

I just acquired the latest Pi-3. In the Pi B+ and Pi 2 it was possible to access both the red and green LED through /sys/class/leds/led0 and /sys/class/leds/led1. After setting up the Pi 3, I have ...
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Switch between wifi client and access point without reboot

I want my Raspberry Pi to be used as access point or as client connected to my internet router but not both together. So I want to switch between these two modes with one simple command without ...
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How to enable Wi-Fi channel 12 on Raspberry Pi 3?

I need my RPi 3 to connect to a Wi-Fi network using channel 12, but I'm not able to get the built-in Wi-Fi adapter to use this channel. This is what I've done: $ sudo apt-get install wireless-regdb ...
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Is there any limit for micro SD card size in PI3?

I have ordered Raspberry pi3. So I want what is the maximum compatible size of mirco sd card with PI3 ?
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Maximum current on each GPIO pin for Raspberry Pi 3 Model B

Anyone knows what's the maximum input/output current for the individual GPIO pins? Perfectly fine if someone is able to point me to the Broadcom BCM2837 datasheet, which I for some reason, cannot ...
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How can I install the KUMAN 3.5 inch-display?

I have a perfectly running Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, with a Raspbian Distribution on a 16 GB SD-Card. I connected a Screen with a HDMI-to-DVI Connector to it, a Mouse and Keyboard and I also have SSH ...
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UART problems on my Pi3

I am trying to send and receive radio signals using my Raspberry, but I am already stuck at the first step :) My Radio module uses UART for communication but I have failed to set up my serial ...
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What is the simplest way to control a number of Pi3 from a website?

Let's say I have a website and multiple pis. And I want to control my Pi from the website, for example I can reboot that X pi by just clicking on the button. Does anyone have a tool that do that ? ...
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Is there a specific download for 64 bit Raspbian?

Is there a specific download for 64 bit Raspbian? Since Raspberry Pi 3 is 64 bit, but there is only one download for Raspbian available, is there a 64 bit version? Or, am I just confused and they ...
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Add an external antenna to a Pi 3

Makezine's writeup on the Pi 3 this morning included a somewhat tantalising section: The other interesting thing on the back of the board, right next to the wireless radio chip, is something that ...
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Raspberry Pi Model B 3 Overclocking?

With the release of the Raspberry Pi Model B 3 today, I'm sure we're all very excited to see the speed of this new Pi. The standard clock is 1.2Ghz, but I'd like to push mine further. I know the Pi 3 ...
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Can Raspberry Pi 3 do 4K Video?

It looks like the Raspberry Pi 3 may be powerful enough to output 4K video, but I haven't seen anything about it anywhere. Does anyone know if the Raspberry Pi 3 can output video over HDMI at 4K ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Ubuntu 16.04 Server upgrade error

So last week I bought the Raspberry Pi 3 model B with the complete Canakit. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 server standard image on the micro sd card with my Windows computer. I used SF Formatter to ...
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Does Pi3 Wi-Fi support 5 GHz and does it need an extra antenna?

I was wondering if the built-in Wi-Fi supports 5 GHz networks? Will it need an external antenna to be attached to work properly?
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How to read the status of the Power-LED on Raspberry Pi 3 with Python

How to read the status of the Power-LED (or the rainbow square - if you like that better) on Raspberry Pi 3 to detect an low-voltage-condition in a python script? Since the wiring of the Power-LED has ...
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Swapping between wifi client and access point?

This question is an extension of the information on this post. This question looks the same as this one but it is not. I am using systemd-networkd. I successfully followed the instructions in the ...
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RPI - wlan0 to wlan1 bridge

I want to make an RPI 3 model b wifi repeater/bridge. I want to make it work without ethernet cable. I've found a few topics and guides but most of them are eth0 -> wlan0 or outdated or simply never ...
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Pi 3 Model B+ doesn't boot - Power Supply or broken?

I just bought a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. I also bought a power supply that the reseller sold specifically for the Pi - it delivers up to 3A. However, the Pi doesn't boot. I gives me the rainbow screen ...
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Pi 3 Boot with UART console

I use Raspberry Pi 3 with image "RASPBIAN JESSIE" which is 2016-02-26 build. I plug in micro-usb to power on. Then I use USB to TTL adapter to try to login. I've set baud rate 115200, and connect GND, ...
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Raspbian Wheezy, Raspberry Pi 3 and HC05

I now this is a long shot, but some reasons I was using Raspbian wheezy on Raspberry Pi 2, and I was able to use HC05 bluetooth module with wiringpi. Lately I had switched it to Raspberry Pi 3, yet ...
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my asoundrc is modified every reboot

I have a raspberry pi 3 with usb dac for plug my microphone and I have a usb speacker too. I installed on my pi, mopidy and other litle project. I modified my ~/.asoundsrc for pcm.!default { type ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Access Point

I have followed the following tutorial to set up an wifi access point: https://frillip.com/using-your-raspberry-pi-3-as-a-wifi-access-point-with-hostapd/ https://gary-dalton.github.io/RaspberryPi-...
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How can I easily access Windows shares from the Rpi3?

I have a Rpi3 which has been set up from 32gb NOOBS, and has VNC and XRDP installed so I run it headless via Windows Desktop Client on a Vista laptop. On the laptop I have an explicit share of the C:...
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Raspberry Pi 3 model B “dtoverlay=gpio-shutdown”

To my /boot/config.txt on Raspberry Pi Model B I added: dtoverlay=gpio-shutdown,gpio_pin=3,active_low=1,gpio_pull=up Right now nothing happens when i shorten GPIO#3 with ground. What else needs to ...
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Can I use my raspberry pi 2 OS for raspberry pi 3 directly?

I recently got hold of the Raspberry Pi 3, and wonder if I safely can use the same SD card loaded with Raspbian that I currently use for my Raspberry Pi 2 on the RP3 as well. The reason for wanting ...
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HDD 2.5 with Raspberry Pi 3 Model b

I'm new on Raspberry world and bought this components: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Power Adapter 5V 2.5A HDD 2.5 My question is: Is this enough to connect the HDD to Raspberry Pi, or must I buy a HUB? ...
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Accessing raspberry pi remotely without static IP?

I have an pi connected to a machine, i can access the machine from a PC which is connected to the LAN, if i use my static IP i can access the machine from anywhere, but the problem is, An LAN with ...
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Switching between AP and Client mode

I followed this tutorial to set up my RPi 3 as an Access Point. It works great and I am able to connect through it and I can also VNC to it directly from my phone when in my car (which was the main ...
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Switch Raspberry Pi 3 between access point and non-access point

I used this tutorial to make my Raspberry 3 an access point. After following that, I can't connect to the internet—neither via Wi-Fi nor via cable. With this tutorial when I see the DHCP status—it ...
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error - problem connecting to Raspberry Pi 3 with xrdp

I ran: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install xrdp I wen't to Windows 10 remote desktop connection and connected to my Raspberry Pi 3: Then I entered default credentials credentials (pi/raspberry)...
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Disable power on Wifi and Bluetooth interfaces during boot?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Rev 1.2. I'd like to ensure Wifi and Bluetooth do not get powered on or draw current since the device is using wired Ethernet. According to dmesg, the device is ...
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Where can I find the documentation for the BCM2837?

I can find the hardware documentation for both Raspberry Pi 1's and Raspberry Pi 2's SoC on the Documentation - Hardware site from raspberrypi.org (Broadcom BCM2835 and Broadcom BCM2836). However, I ...
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How do I update my RPi3 to Python 3.6?

Python 3.6 just came out. I tried following these instructions to build from a tarball, but it got hung up on the make command, so I terminated the process after 20 minutes or so. I also noticed that ...
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How to get Chromium on raspberry 3

I used the command $ sudo apt-get install chromium and it didn't work. I'm using Raspberry Jessie. When I ran the command I got this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to install OpenCV on Raspberry Pi 3 in Raspbian Jessie?

I have searched google for the process of installing OpenCV on Raspbian Jessie on Raspberry Pi 3 but have not yet found any useful help for the query. Following are the links, http://www....
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Connecting the Pi3 automatically to Wifi

My new Raspberry Pi 3 is great, but I am facing one difficulty: my router is in the lounge (one floor down), and my laptop has no Ethernet port. Since I am using SSH to control the Pi, I always have ...
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How do I start up in safemode?

After attempting setting up Raspberry Pi bluetooth to be bluetooth receiver for stereo, now whenever I start it up I can't SSH at all, I can't use the desktop at all or CTRL+ALT+Fnumber key to get to ...
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Can the Pi 3's internal Wi-Fi chip act as an Access Point?

From what I can find, the internal Wi-Fi chip on the pi 3 is a custom Broadcom BCM43438. Is it capable of operating in AP mode?