Questions tagged [pi-zero]

This refers to the single-core Raspberry Pi Zero, with 512 MB of RAM and smaller form factor than models A+/B+/2B.

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Can you boot the RPI 3 or below from SPI EEPROM?

RPI4 has an eeprom, however the other versions don't. I would be interested in particular in the RPI Zero. Could you add an SPI EEPROM to the header/gpio pins in order to load u-boot or maybe even a ...
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Is it possible for a Raspberry Pi Zero to act as both a Usb Gadget and a Usb Host?

I am currently working on a Raspberry Pi project, and found an amazing feature that I used many times on my LineageOs phone: Usb Gadget. I figured I could change the function of the Usb port to act as ...
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How to do pass through from USB to HDMI in Raspberry Pi Zero W

Is it possible to pass through from USB to HDMI in Raspberry Pi Zero W? I need to pass through video/data from my laptop to TV Monitor through Raspberry Pi Zero W while capturing passed data in ...
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Raspberry pi zero W not connected to WPA enterprise school network

I have been trying to connect my Raspberry pi Zero W to the school network. So far, it seems like I have it connected since the wifi icon is in blue, and the school network has a checkmark, although ...
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DS18B20 stopped recently

I have read a few posts here on my issue, notably DS18B20 not detected by Raspberry Pi, but unfortunately none of the suggestions worked for my issue. I am seeking advice on additional troubleshooting ...
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Why does my Pi Zero keep shutting down by itself?

I am trying to make a smart plug that activates a relay when it receives a certain message via MQTT. It works, but the Pi shuts down randomly, both when the relay is active and when everything is just ...
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how to get ethernet ip address on raspberry pi zero

I have ethernet hat board on my raspberry pi zero. But my zero could not obtain the ip address in my network. How can it be fixed?
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RPi drives motors on L298n for a few seconds and then stops

I am trying to make a Robotic Car using 4 motors and L298n for a motor driver. The motor specifications as listed on the purchase site are given below: Operating Voltage: 3V~6V DC Gear Ratio 1:48 No-...
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SSH not working with raspberry pi zero (non-W model) when using Ethernet Gadget

I tried nearly every guide out there to set up Ethernet Gadget. Pinging raspberrypi.local doesn't work: ssh: Could not resolve hostname raspberrypi.local: Name or service not known And yes, i do have ...
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How to connect raspberry pi Zero (non-W) to internet through usb cable?

The model i have doesn't support wifi (don't have the wifi adapter) as it's the non-W model. I managed to once do tethering with a usb cable, but I forgot how i did it (it was a while ago and i never ...
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Pi Zero with RS-485 interface operated inside breaker panel crashes

Setup I am operating an Raspberry Pi Zero inside a distribution board. The pi is powered via usb using a din rail power supply and it connected to an usb-rs485-adapter to get modbus data from a smart ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero fried - L298N grounding issue?

Last Day I had the below system working perfectly... the only difference was that I was using a Pi Zero and a 12v battery for the L298N motor controller. Today I somehow fried my Pi... its only ...
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Fastest browser for a minimal kiosk mode for Raspberry pi zero?

I need suggestion for a lightweight browser for kiosk mode for raspberry pi zero. Chromium is running but it is a bit slow for my required application. My application is just displaying scrolling text ...
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Trouble connecting to headless raspberry pi zero with VNC

I installed Raspbian on the Pi's SD card, and got the Pi Zero to successfully boot up and connect to my home network via Ethernet (I don't have the Pi Zero W, but instead the model without wifi). I ...
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Can I use a TP4056 Micro USB 5V 1A instead of a powerboost 1000c to a Raspberry Pi Zero?

I am using a Raspberry Pi Zero and to make it rechargeable I need a Powerboost 1000c (from https://www.adafruit.com/product/2465) would I be able to supplement this for a TP4056 Micro USB 5V 1A? This ...
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How can RpiZW interface three SPI ADS1248 ADC, one microSD adapter, and one Ethernet Adapter?

I'd like to connect multiple different SPI devices to a Raspberry Pi Zero W (at least 5), with a few specific requirements. The devices would be, if possible: 1x ENC28J60 Ethernet SPI adapter - this ...
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Picam java library support for Raspberry Pi Zero

as Raspberry Pi Zero is based on armv6l, is it supported by Picam native library? Using the picam on Zero I get a proper JPEG, but with all pixels black. I wondering if there is an issue I should look ...
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Pushbutton -> print message and shutdown. Prints message only the first time

I wrote a small script to shutdown the pi once the button is pressed for 2 seconds. It should print a message and after one second shutdown the pi. I also have this script to run automatically on each ...
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Failing to read I2C data on LPG10 flow sensor using Python

I'm having some issues reading flow sensor data (Sensirion LPG10, to be precise) using the RPi Zero's I2C bus. I think I have set the bus and wiring up correctly as running 'i2cdetect -y 1' returns ...
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Connecting an Arduino Nano to a Raspberry Pi using Serial Cable on an a Pi 3B+ or Zero W

I wanted to connect an Arduino Nano to either my Pi 3B+ or my Zero W preferably my Zero. When I connected my Nano to my Pi Zero and ran a simple script with the python 3 serial library, it didn't work....
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Ethernet adapter to rpby Pi Zero

I am trying to connect a Rspby Pi Zero to the internet through a physical cable. Some micro USB to Ethernet femel adapter exist but they charge a lot for it and I am looking for faster delivery. So ...
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Can't find my Pi on my home internet network by its hostname

I've got a Raspberry Pi Zero V1.2 that is plugged into a powered USB hub that in turn is plugged into my router via Ethernet cable. (Basically like this.) On my desktop computer, running Arch Linux, ...
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Can the same SD card be used for Raspberry Pi Zero and Raspberry Pi 3A+ that is to be accessed wirelessly (SSH & wpa_supplicant)?

I wanted to use an older Raspbian 9 (Stretch) version of 2017/2018 because I wanted to use the "perf" tool which is not available for the current version. But the previous version was not ...
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How to install pi libraries to cross compile for pi-zero in wsl2

I started developing a dbus based code for pi-zero, and compilation is slow. I would like to cross compile in my PC to speed things up. I have WSL2(Ubuntu) setup on my PC and copied the pi toolchain ...
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Is there a better way to fix messed up wpa_supplicant and interfaces files on Windows?

Hello I am very new to Raspberry pi having got a Raspi 0 only a few days ago. The only way I know to access any of the code is by ssh-ing from my laptop into the pi, but it worked and I was very happy ...
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Concurrent task handling on Raspberry Pi specific applications

I'm hoping that this is more relevant to the RPi exchange as a lot of my key concerns relate to issues with GPIO/PWM/serial bus usage with concurrency. I'm currently writing software for a robotics ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero SSH issues

I recently bought a brand new Raspberry PI Zero W and flashes rasbian lite onto an SD card and tried to SSH into the pi. However, after adding in the ssh and the wifi details default files to the boot ...
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Running .py code after power supply loss [closed]

I have an interesting problem, I want to mount a camera on the front of a tractor(Sony RX0M2, similar to a gopro). The camera will eventually be used for image processing. A PQ-12 micro linear servo (...
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Getting IPV4 Address from newly setup Raspberry Pi Zero W?

I setup my raspberry pi zero w Version 1.1 by following this link https://learn.adafruit.com/raspberry-pi-zero-creation/install-os-on-to-sd-card And I tried pinging it... C:\WINDOWS\system32>ping ...
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how to acces mini uart on a raspberry pi 0?

I would want to be able to access the serial console and have an extra serial port so is there any way to access the mini uart with the gpio since its not being used for bluetooth. I'm using a ...
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Boot Rpi 0W via start-signal from Arduino Nano 33 IOT

My Arduino Nano 33 IOT and Rpi 0W can either share or have their own 5V powerbanks. I would like to boot Rpi via a signal from my Arduino, i.e. the Rpi boots on Arduinos command. Can this be done? How?...
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WiFi dongle works on raspberry pi 4 but when i put sd card and wifi dongle with PiZero it does not show up in ifconfig?

I am trying to plug a USB wifi adaptor to raspberry pi zero and I got driver problem so I removed the sd card and usb wifi adaptor and put it on a raspberry pi 4 and installed the drivers and when I ...
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Blank screen after boot when image from buildroot is used

I compiled the image using Buildroot (2020.02.3) by first running make raspberrypi0_defconfig and then by running make menuconfig to enable ccache and remove ifupdown scripts. I then ran make to ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W and the IRLZ34N MOSFET

I am trying to create this little circuit on my raspberry pi 4 zero w. The function of this circuit is to light up an SMD5050 strip using an IRLZ34N I am using this tutorial https://dordnung.de/...
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Debugging / analyzing: no sound output on Pi Zero. Running PyAudio

I have written a python-based audio servo controller that runs on a Raspberry Pi. It takes input from either .wav files or a microphone, analyzes the chunks of the stream to get the volume of each ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero Kernel Error Messages

Today I took my raspberry pi zero off the shelf to install the new camera which arrived yesterday. I first run: sudo apt update sudo apt full-upgrade It updated 41 packaged, I don't now what exactly. ...
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433mhz transmitter fails using RPi Zero but works when using RPi 3

I've been successfully using a 433mhz transmitter with my RPi 3 to control some remote sockets with 433mhz receivers. I recently moved the project over to my RPi Zero and the transmitter has suddenly ...
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Yet Another: How to Ethernet over USB to Pi Zero (Pop!_OS 20.04LTS edition!)

I have been trying to get this new Raspberry Pi Zero W going, for the Pwnagotchi project. I dd'd the img over, made the appropriate config.toml, config.txt, and cmdline.txt changes as per every blog ...
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Midori won't open fullscreen no boot

Following this question I have modified /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart to read: @xset s off @xset -dpms @xset s noblank @midori -e Fullscreen -a http://localhost:8080 However, when it boots up ...
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How can I install Wi-Fi drivers from first boot on Raspberry Pi 3B?

I'm trying to configure my Raspberry Pi 3B and Raspberry Pi Zero so that I can modify cmdline.txt, and have it install the drivers for my TP-Link adapter from first boot automatically. My Pi has ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero as a usb ethernet gadget but with networked storage

I am trying to make my raspberry pi emulate a usb ethernet gadget that when attached to a pc you can access some storage through its network. I was thinking that u might be able to make a samba file ...
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Error when installing PiHole on Raspberry Pi Zero

Machine: Raspberry Pi Zero OS: Raspberry Pi OS (32-bit) Lite Hello, today i wanted to install PiHole on my Raspberry Pi. But when I try to install it via the script as a root user, it fails after I ...
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Can't access use my 802.11 wifi usb in Raspberry PI zero

I am newbie to Raspberries, and I couldn't install the driver correctly. My Raspberry PI 0 is the version without wifi, and i am trying to install the driver offline of an wifi usb dongle (Realtek ...
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low bandwith with wiz850io ethernet on raspberry pi zero

I connected a wiz850io Ethernet module to a raspberry pi zero running the latest Buster image (2/2020). The clock and data wires are about 2" long. With default overlay settings (speed=30MHz), the ...
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Is RPi Zero sufficient for simple image detection using Tensorflow?

I'm brand new to Raspberry Pi and I'm not sure if the Pi Zero is sufficient for something I'm trying to do (I want to use Pi Zero since cost is my main concern). I've been searching through the forums,...
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Cooling problem

I'm going to put my raspberry pi zero in a water/air tight box outdoors, but I'm worried that it might overheat with it preforming tasks all day and sitting in the sun. Considering that, I want a way ...
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Can I span the SD card over IP like a USB device?

My issue is that I have 3 or 4 Raspberry Pis zeros, each with a 400gb sd card but I have a 500gb Bitcoin blockchain to store on it, that is growing very quickly. In theory, if I partition drive space ...
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Rapsberry Pi 0 w dlna & nas server

Is the rpi 0 w good to make a dlna server or to store some files on my local network? I'm not looking something fancy, just to download movies from my pc to the server and play those on tv.
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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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WIFI not working with Buster but OK with Jessie

I am able to configure WiFi with Jessie on Pi Zero issuing the following instructions from the command line:- sudo su wpa_passphrase "SSID" "PASSWORD" >> /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf ...

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