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Is there any way to give the Pi hardware HEVC or AV1 real-time encode support?

I’ve been working on a project for a while that requires streaming video off of the Pi over cell data with as little latency as possible. In my case the Pi4/CM4 does not have fast enough H.264 ...
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How do you attach the case fan on the Raspberry Pi 5?

I can see where I'm supposed to plug the fan cable but it's covered up and I'm scared to tug on it in case I break it. Is there some knack to opening it?
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Problems connecting a servo to raspberry pi 5

I have recently tried to use a servo on a raspberry pi 5 using import RPi.GPIO as GPIO from time import sleep GPIO.setmode(GPIO.BOARD) GPIO.setup(17,GPIO.OUT) p = GPIO.PWM(17, 50) p....
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Raspberry Pi 5 bad video signal after power cycling monitor

I just setup my new Raspberry Pi 5 8GB with a small LG TV as the monitor. Native screen resolution is 1360x768, which works fine. At night I power off the monitor but leave the RP5 running. When I ...
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I am hoping someone can let me know if you are able to use the new Raspberry Pi 5 with the Raspberry Pi GPIO Build Hat?

I am hoping someone can let me know if you are able to use the new Raspberry Pi 5 with the Raspberry Pi GPIO Build Hat?
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How to set up a Static IP on Raspberry Pi 5 with Raspbian - dhcpcd.conf missing

I am trying to set up a static IP lease on Raspberry Pi 5. The /etc/dhcpcd.conf file does not exist and dhcpcd is not installed. Following the latest guides does not work. I ideally don't need to use ...
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Taking screenshot on Pi 5 desktop?

Built-in scrot creates a PNG that, while sized right, is entirely black. raspi2png builds successfully (using libpng-dev instead of libpng12-dev as its build script specifies) but running it errors-...
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How many hard drives can I attach to a Pi 5 when using it as a server?

Yay! The Pi 5 is here! I current have an old (5+ years, as least) Windows desktop: AMD A6-7400K Radeon R5, 6 Compute Cores 2C+4G 3.50 GHz with 6 harddrives attached - 4 directly from the ...
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Did the Raspberry Pi 5 drop hardware encoding support?

Does the upcoming Raspberry Pi 5 have any hardware acceleration for video encoding? The technical specifications only list HEVC decoding, but there's no mention of hardware encoders. The reviews I've ...
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