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Raspberry Pi Pico W adds a 2.4GHz wireless interface to the Pi Pico

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Trouble establishing bluetooth connection between iOS/Windows10 and Raspberry pi Pico W through Arduino IDE

I have been having a lot of trouble extablishing a bluetooth connection between my iOS phone and a Raspberry Pi Pico W using bluetooth. I have taken a look at a lot of online resources on the matter ...
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raspberry pi pico W software watchdog reset

I've built a system using Raspberry Pi Pico W (rp2040) for recording the soil nutrient data using an NPK soil sensor and the data collected by the sensor is sent over to Thingsboard cloud using ...
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Pi Zero and Pi with UART connected: crash on linked device power on

I have a Pico W running some app, and I use a Zero W to log (via UART) what is going on for debugging purposes. The Zero W is configured so that UART0 is the primary UART, and the UART pins are ...
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micropython not running by itself

so i got the code to work up until power it by a wall outlet. the code runs to to get the wifi with out issue, but then does nothing else during the time it is to turn on. if i connect back to the ...
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Have Pico turn lights on at sunset and turn off at 2am next morning

I am still new, but trying to learn. i have been piecing this together, and i'm not getting anywhere. i hope this can be done easier then what i have. the end goal is have the pico get the current ...
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Micropython install RPi.GPIO issue for Pico W

I'm trying to install the RPi.GPIO package on my Raspberry Pi Pico W, but when I run import mip mip.install('RPi.GPIO') I get the message back Installing RPi.GPIO (latest) from https://micropython....
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Hooking Up an RJ-12 Cable to a Raspberry Pi Pico W: Simplifying Data Collection

I'm looking to gather data from an industrial-sized battery with an RJ-12 port. My idea is to connect a Raspberry Pi Pico W to the battery using an RJ-12 cable for data collection. I'm considering ...
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New to Python and Raspberry pi's

So i have started to play with the pi pico w and using them to light up some of my lego sets. this is the first time doing this, so i'm very new to coding in Python. i have all a total of 11 lights ...
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what would it take to build a wifi repeater with the PicoW?

as far as i can tell from experimentation, the radio on the Raspberry PicoW cards is not capable of dual mode functions - it can only work as a station, or as an access point - it cannot do both at ...
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Pico W GPIO seems to be not working when under load

I can blink the built-in LED using the standard code, but when running my moderately resource-intensive code, I cannot get the led to blink. I am connecting my Pico with WLAN. I interrupted the loop ...
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What to set PICOHTTPS_CA_ROOT_CERT in picohttps example in RPi Pico C - SDK

I'm trying to make a request to an ip using RPi pico w, using the picohttps example provided in here. Now for that we have 3 needed parameters in picohttps.h file - SSID, SSID_Password, ...
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when I plug in my raspberry pi peco w into my computer the LED doesn't turn on [closed]

When I plug it into usb I can code on it, but when I power it by GND and +5V pins the LED doesn't
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Bluetooth Headphones with the Pico W

I have a Pi Pico W, and I wanted to do a project where I connect an SD card to the Pico, and it'll play the audio on my headphones. I know that the Pico W has Bluetooth support, but I can't find any ...
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Raspberry Pi Pico W stopped working

I have a Pico W that was working connected to my computer, but suddenly turned off while running and not turning on anymore. I've tried to: Change the cables Change the port Connect it to Pi Model B ...
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Pico W Webserver not responding

I'm playing with setting up a Raspberry Pi Pico Web Server I can get it to connect to my router and the IP address it gives me shows up if I do "arp -a" however if I try to connect with a ...
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How do I get Raspberry Pi Pico to mount to the same Linux device every time it's in BOOTSEL mode?

Basically what's happening: I plug in my Pico W to my Raspberry Pi 4B (8GB model, running Ubuntu Server 23.10 arm64) via USB while holding down the button, so it's in BOOTSEL mode. I run sudo dmesg ...
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Raspberry Pi Pico w bluetooth doesn't pair

I'm trying to set up bluetooth with the pico w with the c/c++ sdk for it to communicate wirelessly with my laptop. I'm using btstack's and rasberry pi's example of spp_streamer.c. Also shown here. The ...
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Pico W Push Button not turning on the onboard LED

I am completely new to microcontroller in general and I am following along the kitronik discovery booklet. I have the circuit below built on my breadboard. When I run this circuit on wokwi.com it ...
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Detecting the OS of host pi pico w circuit python

I am planning to create a macro keyboard that is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux. To achieve this, I need to detect the type of operating system and perform different key codes accordingly. I ...
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How to use on board LED of rasberry pi pico w CircuitPython

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi Pico W and I'm eager to experiment with it. I planned on writing a program to blink an LED, but I discovered that unlike the Pi Pico, the Pi Pico W doesn't work on ...
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Where does Pico micropython print go with main.py?

If you load a main.py file onto the Pico with micropython firmware running, it will run on startup. I can tell that this is working because I observe GPIO outputs changing, etc. However, I'm not sure ...
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One time timer interrupt? (Pico W, C/C++)

Is there a way to set a one time timer interrupt on the Raspberry Pi Pico? I.e. in code, I would be able to tell the hardware timer to interrupt me in a specified period of time. Example pseudocode ...
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For the Pi Pico W, is there a recommended (secure?) way to store WiFi username and password using micro/circuit python?

I am following wonderful tutorials on how to connect a RPi Pico W to my home AP. Everything works flawlessly. However, I had a question on how the wifi SSID and password are stored(securely?) on the ...
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Is it possible connect a Raspberry Pi Pico W to an EDUROAM Wifi (WPA2 authentication)?

Could someone help me? I'm a student at a university, and I'm trying to connect my Raspberry Pi Pico W to the Eduroam Wi-Fi using micropython code, but I'm having trouble. Is it better to use ESP32 to ...
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main.py on Pico W behaves differently in Thonny than running standalone

I have a Pico W that is serving a webpage that displays output from a plant monitor. It updates every couple of seconds with temp, moisture etc. The program is saved as main.py and runs fine in Thonny,...
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Desktop Weather Display using Pi-pico-w

I'm trying to replicate this (https://mustardcorner.com/desktop-weather) project but I'm trying to use the Pico w instead of the Pizero w he was using. But the code obviously does not work on the Pico,...
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Raspberry Pi Pico W lwIP http request takes too long at altcp_connect()

Problem I successfully build and run a TLS client Example (picow_tls_client_background executable) from the GitHub, however a simple http GET request takes about 20 seconds. It does not actually ...
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Can't connect via to server from http C client Pico W lwIP

I just try for already 3 days to make a http GET request, used a lot of examples, but all of them do not work. The code below, I checked, succesfully connects to WiFi, and resolves dns - obtains ip ...
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I am trying to print "Hello World" 15 times from my Raspberry Pi Pico to a text file on my windows desktop via serial communication

Here is my code: Main.py (PICO code) import time for i in range(15): print("Hello World") time.sleep(1) Windows Desktop Python Code import serial port = "COM5" ser = ...
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Pico W submodules issue

Problem I'm pretty new to Raspberry Pi Pico. I am using Windows 10. I installed all neccesary stuff (Visual Studio Code, CMake, compiller, etc.) using executable from here. I buit example projects ...
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Raspberry pi pico W - code don't run when battery powered

I've a Raspberry pi pico W and I the following code works with Thonny IDE but not when battery powered. The pico work with my battery because a simple code which turn on and off the pico led works ...
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How to create a HTML Server that multiple mobile phones can connect to directly on a Raspberry Pi Pico W?

Raspberry Pi Pico W can act as a webserver but it needs to first connect to a wifi router. How to make it so that multiple mobile phones can connect to it directly without the need for a router and ...
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Unable to perform any WLAN-related operations from core1 on Pi Pico with Micropython 1.20

The following code snippet correctly sets up the Pico Pi W as an AP when run on the main core (core0) def connect(): ssid = 'MicroPython-AP' password = '123456789' #Connect to WLAN ...
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Raspberry Pi Pico W Sim800l

I want to send a "Hello World" message to the number I want using Raspberry Pi Pico W and Sim800l via sms. How can I do that? (Micropython)
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Pico W OLED display garbled

I trying to get an OLED display working with a Pico W: micropython build: MicroPython v1.20.0-117-ged7a3b11d on 2023-05-24; ssd1306 library: micropython-ssd1306 v .3 When I run: from machine import ...
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How to convert photoresistor signal to simple Low/High digital on RPi Pico

I'm building a light-triggered sound puzzle for my kids, and I have seven pieces. A little bit like this toy: My plan was to plug 7 photoresistors to ADC pins on my Raspberry Pi Pico, but actually, ...
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ILI9341 Touchscreen Error

I'm using a Raspberry Pi Pico and an ili9341 touchscreen. To the codes below; import machine import ili9341 # Set up the SPI bus spi = machine.SPI(0, baudrate=10000000, miso=machine.Pin(16), mosi=...
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How can one make MicroPython HTTPS REST API requests on Pico W?

I'm unable to make MicroPython REST API requests from the Pico W. The WLAN connection is working but the API call fails. ► API call| Not working - Wokwi Pico W Simulator # Import modules import ...
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Running a webserver on RPI Pico W - but it never loads!

I have a question about a problem I'm having running webservers. I've been playing around with running webservers on an RPI Pico W, following the instructions on RPI's website (link here). My (well, ...
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Trouble coding test program to turn LED on and off

I'm trying to code a button to turn and LED on and off. from machine import Pin led = Pin(16, Pin.OUT) button = Pin(17, Pin.IN) while True: if button.value()==1: led.high() print(...
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OSError: -2, File "urequests.py", line 76, in request

I am working with Pi Pico W, it is already connected to the Wi-Fi, I can see it in the ifconfig() output. Furthermore, I am using this urequests code from https://github.com/micropython/micropython-...
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How to decode RFID value?

I am working on an attendance system project using Raspberry Pi Pico W, EM - 18 reader and MicroPython. Not sure of the tag type here, but I guess it is 125KHz tag. More, my card is keeping '29714856'...
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