Questions tagged [pi-3]

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Is This a Raspberry Pi 3 B or B+?

I have an odd question to ask. I'm only new to Raspberry Pi's and recently acquired my first one. However I'm struggling to find the difference(s) between the Raspberry Pi 3 I bought, and the B+ model ...
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IoT Core RPI3 Camera drivers

This is kind of a last ditch effort to see if anyone knows of something I might have missed. I have an USB camera( for reference: http://www.elpcctv.com/5megapixel-usb-camera-module-usb20-omnivision-...
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Unable to capture image using the Raspberry Pi Camera Python

The raspistill -o image.jpg command successfully captures images. But when I try capturing from a really simple Python script, I get an error. The script is from picamera import PiCamera cam = ...
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Raspberry Pi connected to WiFi but not the internet

My problem is that, after connecting my Rpi to the home Wifi network, it refuses to connect to the internet. Funny thing is: I am connected to it via ssh. I tried to ping google, but it said: ...
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Water level indicator using a transistor

I have a Raspberry Pi that is connected to a breadboard. I'm using a BC548 transistor. I would like to know what to code so that if the green wire touches water a LED turns on. This is the circuit. ...
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Installing Atom text editor on Rasberry Pi

I am following the item Install Atom editor on Raspberry Pi However, when attempting some of the steps I receive an error. Any assistance would be appreciated. sudo apt-get install build-essential ...
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PN532 NFC module not working on Pi 3

I am trying to discover why my Pi 3 is not able to communicate with PN532 NFC module. I'm using a couple of libraries to do it (libnfc and NPM PN532), but it's not working. I followed the steps of ...
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Raspberry Pi3 Bluetooth

I just got my Raspberry Pi3 and installed Bluetooth sudo service bluetooth status shows ● bluetooth.service - Bluetooth service Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/bluetooth.service; enabled) ...
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Using SD card from 3 B+ in 3

I have a SD Card wich works perfectly on my Pi 3 B+ but I want to use it in my other Pi 3 but the Pi doesnt seem to start. Is there something that needs to be changed to use the same Card for both ...
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Is rPi3 binary compatible with rPi2?

I've been running Mythbuntu on rPi2 for some time. I bought a couple of rPi3s in an effort to improve performance a bit. However, when I put the SD card from my rPi2 into the rPi3 the boot just shows ...
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Powering a Raspberry Pi without a micro USB cable

I want to attach a Raspberry Pi to hardware I'm developing. There is already +5v and GND available on the hardware. Is there any way to power up my Raspberry Pi from this (I just wanna avoid another ...
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Battery level of USB power bank [duplicate]

I plan to use a USB power bank to power my Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, but I need to know the battery level/percentage. There is the battery icon and percentage in the top right corner. Does this ...
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USB audio device is displayed as default, but is not

I have set the USB device on my Raspberry Pi to default. The file /lib/modprobe.d/aliases.conf: options snd-pcsp index=-2 options snd-usb-audio index=0 options cx88_alsa index=-2 options snd-atiixp-...
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Is there a conflict between raspbian/raspberrypi versions and python versions?

Can some version of python not run on some version of Raspbian? Is there some thing in the architecture of some version of Raspberry Pi that could make them incompatible with some versions of python?
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Error in pyarrow while installing Apache Beam in Raspberry Pi

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and should be installing the Apache Beam SDK to connect it to Google Cloud Platform services such as Pub/Sub, Dataflow, and BigQuery. I've got Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (...
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raspberry pi compute module replication

I have a raspberry pi compute module with me and I have installed a number of programs into it. I have to reinstall the same programs on a number of such modules. Is there any way that I can create ...
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Raspberry PI Laptop Ethernet Connectivity Issue

I setup my headless Raspberry PI and called it Optimus. I connect my Windows 10 desktop machine to the Raspberry PI via an ethernet cable. If I ping optimus.local I get a response and can SSH into it -...
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Is the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B or B+ case compatible with the Raspberry Pi 3?

I've got a simple question. Does Raspberry Pi 2 Model B or the B+ case work with Raspberry Pi 3?
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Raspberry Pi 3: wrong tx-power in iwconfig

On my Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian iwconifg produces the following output: wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:"ssid of my network" Mode:Managed Frequency:2.452 GHz Access Point:******* ...
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Wifi not connecting on Raspberry Pi 3 with Ubuntu Mate 16.04

I have tried using the on-board Wi-Fi as well as a USB Wi-Fi adapter on my Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. I am using Ubuntu Mate 16.04. After putting in the Wi-Fi password, I see the Wi-Fi showing up as ...
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Connecting to Pi3 Model B automatically to wifi using WEP

I need to auto-connect to the AP wirelessly with WEP with the password hello. I know it's unsecure and that's the purpose of the lab environment I am setting up for a presentation. I've seen tutorials ...
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Wi-Fi Setup Raspberry Pi 3 with WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) not working

I'm using wpa_supplicant with wpa_cli and manually entering SSID and passphrase to connect to network works without problems. When using wpa_cli with command wps_pbc it sees the WPS enabled access ...
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Measure CPU power consumption of RPi3 with software

I would like to measure the power consumption of RPi3's CPU. Is there a tool like NVidia's NVML that can give an estimation of the real-time power consumption of the Raspberry Pi 3? I am aware of the ...
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Setting up Raspberry Pi 3 as a WiFi beacon to be detected by an Android device

I am aware that Raspberry Pi's are able to be set up as Bluetooth beacons to broadcast data (such as URLs) by following protocols like Eddystone or iBeacon, however I am wondering if it is possible to ...
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Setting up an accesspoint on the raspberry pi 3 with debian stretch

I am having problems to set up an accesspoint on my raspberry 3. The purpose is, that I want a MQTT server runnig on the pi and other devices should connect to the pi. I need no bridge to the ...
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Error transferring file from Raspberry Pi to other device using Bluetooth [closed]

I wrote a Python script which can transfer a file from one Pi to another Pi specifically by using the MAC address of the other device. The problem is: I am able to send the file to one device, but ...
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Mysteriously not booting after rain, but not perceptibly wet or damaged

I installed a Pi outdoors, and had (ahem) not quite finished the final touches on weatherproofing it, when we had a lot of rain for a few hours, while I was out. It was in a Tupperware box with a few ...
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Execute raspistill from Python

I was trying to capture images using the Python picamera module and was always getting Timed out waiting for capture to end error (See this question). Since the shell command raspistill works fine, I'...
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CentOS 7 on Raspberry Pi 3 disabling NetworkManager.service and enabling network.service

I'm working on setting up a raspberry Pi 3 with CentOS 7. In particular this image: http://buildlogs.centos.org/centos/7/isos/armhfp/CentOS-Userland-7-armv7hl-Minimal-1602-RaspberryPi3.img.xz The ...
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Hardware Issue - RPi3 renaming eth0 to eth1

I am currently trying to configure two Raspberry Pi 3s. The first one works fine. However, the other one always renames eth0 to eth1 on boot. dmesg | grep eth [2.485760] smsc95xx 1-1-.1:1-0 eth0: ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ Faint green pinprick light steady flashing

I just loaded an SD Card with Raspbian lite for the Pi3 Model A+. It does the normal rainbow screen splash, followed by the 4 raspberries and a blinking cursor underneath. The pi never completes its ...
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Does the Raspberry Pi 3 have wireless display capabilities?

I want to buy a Raspberry Pi 3, and attach it to an external hard drive (or 2) that contains most of my media. While this is obviously simple, I want to know if the RPi 3 supports Miracast/Wireless ...
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Can not ssh on remote host

I think I have a very strange situation. There is a raspberry pi 2 on a different continent to which I can connect from my macbook (using OpenSSH_6.9p1, LibreSSL 2.1.8) and from an old raspberry pi ...
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MFRC522 Not working over SPI Interface

I am running (on a Pi3) an MFRRC522 reader - much like this one: It has been working fine, but after I changed SD card, to increase capacity - whilst also doing a new Raspian install I haven't been ...
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How to reserve wlan0 for embeded Wifi on Rasberry Pi 3?

When I don't have any USB dongles connected to the Raspberry Pi, wlan0 is assigned to the embedded WiFi adapter. However, when I have USB WiFi dongle connected, the dongle gets assigned wlan0 and the ...
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How to use Arduino Motor Shield with Raspberry Pi?

I have currently started looking into raspberry pi projects. My background is in C# and Java. I do not have much experience with Python which seems to be the preferred programming language to do ...
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Setting up In-Built Bluetooth from RaspberryPi3 using image created with Yocto Jethro

I've created an image for the RaspberryPi3 with Yocto Jethro (rpi-basic-image) and Ubuntu 14.04. I've included bluez5 and bluetooth in the DISTRO_FEATURES variable. DISTRO_FEATURES_append += ...
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Is there a motion/ location sensor for RPi/Python?

I'm currently working on a rough VR system using the Raspberry Pi 3, and, of course, for that, I need a way to track the custom headset and controllers. I need the sensors to be compatible with Python ...
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Disable LAN Interface duirng boot

Is there any option to disable LAN and USB interfaces during boot. I found options to disable the interfaces using the Following command. echo 0 | sudo tee /sys/devices/platform/soc/3f980000.usb/...
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Use raspberry pi 3 on-board wifi module with Windows 10 IoT

I've installed Windows 10 IoT (build 14262) on my Raspberry pi 3, however it doesn't show any wifi option as it says there are no wifi modules installed. It the on-board wifi already supported in ...
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How to connect to Raspberry Pi remotely using laptop to see camera output

I have just completed my project on an object tracking robot using raspberry pi and I want to be able to view my live video output remotely but I cant seem to find a way how to do it. What I ...
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How to physically wire two I2C sensors' SCL/SDA signals to a single I2C bus?

I need to connect two sensors like this https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AANd9GcRDDlL2AK_eYo9BKbImJcekMZ0PgIYC2GL0OLIMVGzkWAtq54zG to rpi 3 b. I found that it is not a problem and ...
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Disable default bluetooth dialog box for accept pairing in raspberry pi3

I am developing a Bluetooth application using Qt5 on Raspberry Pi3. I have implemented my own Pairing agent which will automatically accept the pairing request from the remote device. The code is ...
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Controlling multiple Pis from one Pi

I am totally new to Pi and networking in general and have no clue where to look for guides. I need to build a system in which one master Pi controls several slave Pis. And those slave Pis are sending ...
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How to open .bat file in VSCode using raspbian

From the website ( https://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/jsturtevant/Setting-up-Project-Oxford-for-Python-on-Windows ) at about 4:27, the author opens the activate.bat file by using code .env\Scripts\...
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Controlling the Pi 3 via a USB cable to a smartphone without an internet connection?

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 3 and I need to control it through my phone when I'm outside via USB. I spent my entire day looking for solutions but none of them worked for me. I thought it might be simple ...
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Gstreamer doesn't work (shows the same image everytime)

I'm trying to connect an IP Camera to my gtk+ application. In order to accomplish this I'm using gstreamer with videooverlay like in this tutorial. The problem I have is the video doesn't run and ...
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Cannot import patterns; workaround doesnt work either

Aim: Build projectoxford into raspberrypi3 - https://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/jsturtevant/Setting-up-Project-Oxford-for-Python-on-Windows I have reached the steps of: pi@raspberrypi:~/happy-image-...
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Stream HD movies using chromium lags every 4 seconds

I am new to the raspberry family and would like to stream Hd quality movies from the internet. Raspberry pi 3 I have the default rasbian operating system installed on my raspberry. I also purchased ...
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boot time start up code on Raspberry pi 3 jessie by adding script under init.d

to run a script at start-up on my Raspberry pi 3 board ( with jessie lite ) : 1- I added one init script under /etc/init.d/ directory. I can start,stop,restart service using script manually. ### ...

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