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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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interface bmc280 & tsl2561 together

I am trying to interface bmc280 & tsl2561 together with Pi Zero. I have connected bmc280 to Pi Zero and able to read the data over i2c. Now I want to add tsl2561 t read LUX. Is it possible ?
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Headless pi zero HID keyboard

I am trying to get my pi zero to act as a HID USB keyboard when plugged in to a computer, following this guide. I finished the configuration, and I get to the "Keyboard / Mouse / Joystick (HID)" ...
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DHT22 bad readings on long cable [migrated]

I'm preparing a setup with a long wire separating the sensors and the rpi. Wire is a cat6 RJ45 (ethernet) cable of 100ft (30m), that i'm using 6/8 wires. I randomly choose the wires, I figured as long ...
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10 pins AWM 20624 80C 60V VW-1 compatible with RP?

Is there any way to use a 10 pins map (CSI) (AWM 20624 80C 60V VW-1) on a Raspberry PI ? The map is really smaller, so I wonder how to make it work ?
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Is Fingerprint Scanner - TTL (GT-511C3) compatible with Raspberry Pi Zero

I have a question regarding Fingerprint Scanner - TTL (GT-511C3). Here is a link. Please help me. Is this fingerprint scanner compatible with Raspberry Pi Zero? please give me the answer.
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SSH over USB - possible with RPi 0 but not with RPi 3?

Although I see here and there that SSH over USB is not possible with RPi 3, it seems that SSHing over USB is possible for RPi 0. This seems weird to me. Do you (dis)confirm that SSH over USB is ...
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Pi Zero + Arduino Lilypad

Trying to make a glove with a Pi 0 W and arduino Lilypad, but I can not figure out how to send data from one to the other over a USB cable or the GPIO to PWM pins. The idea is I would have an ...
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How do I attach an ethernet dongle to a Raspberry Pi Zero?

I connect the Ethernet to micro USB dongle to the USB port of the Zero. I then connect a micro USB to USB dongle to the PWR port. However, I still don't see any signs that the device is on the ...
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Route Audio Output Through USB Audio Jack

I've an rPi Zero that I want to connect to my speakers to utilise it as an AirPlay receiver via Shairport. I've made the same setup with my Model B+ and it works great. However, even though I made ...
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Rotate xy axis by 90

I am using a 128x160 screen. I am drawing lines on the screen, but the orientation is wrong. I want the 160 dimension to be x and 128 to be y. How do I rotate by 90? I am using PIL ImageDraw ...
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Pi zero W w/ USB GPS through OTG won't work

I have a pi zero W, and I want to connect a G-Mouse USB GPS and UD100 Bluetooth USB device using an OTG ("On The Go") splitter. When connecting only the GPS via a single OTG cable it works fine. ...
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Static IP in /etc/dhcpcd.conf not taking effect

I'm trying to set a static IP for my Pi Zero's USB ethernet port using /etc/dhcpcd.conf. I'm using Raspbian Stretch. Here is my /etc/dhcpcd.conf file: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ cat /etc/dhcpcd.conf # A ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero & TP-Link TL-WN725N v1

I'm trying to hook up my Wi-Fi adapter(TP-Link TL-WN725N v1) to my Raspberry Pi Zero. Even though I'm able to find some drivers for the adapter for some of the Raspberry revisions(model 3, 2B), I don'...
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Using a RPi Zero to build a WiFi USB Stick with `modprobe g_mass_storage`

I am trying to build a WiFi USB Stick using a Raspberry Pi Zero W. I want to be able to plug in the RPI to a computer or whatever device able to output data to a USB port and then the specific mounted ...
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Is it safe to use this battery with the Raspberry Pi Zero?

I have two questions actually: 1) is it safe to use this battery and these wires with the raspberry pi zero? 2) if yes, where do i solder the highlighted (red square) ends to the zero board?
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SSH and wpa_supplicant.conf file disappearing

I am trying to set up a Raspberry Pi Zero with Raspbian Stretch headlessly. From my understanding, in order to accomplish this task requires three steps: Flash Raspbian to a microSD (I did so using ...
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Modifying input of HID via GPIO of PI (unless there is a better way?)

Basically I want to control the input of a USB HID via one or more other HIDs. I know there are commercial options available to do this however they are closed source and expensive. I'd like to get ...
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Raspberry pi weather station dampness [duplicate]

I am setting up a rpi weather station with several rpi 0's (one for each sensor) and a main rpi 2 (for the data collection and storage). Does anyone have any ideas on how I can go about damp proofing ...
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Raspberry pi zero MTP host

Is there any way I can use the usb port (data not power) on the pi zero as an MTP host so if I connect to a PC I can access the SD card files? Preferably I would like to use raspbian.
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What are the other pins grouped witht he RUN pin on a raspberry pi (zero)? [duplicate]

On my raspberry pi zero, there is a group of four pins next to the gpio header, at the end with the camera connector. One of these is the RUN pin. What are the other three?
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No display - LibreELEC

I have got a Raspberry Pi 0 and have installed LibreELEC onto its 8gb SD card. When I insert it and power it on, the activity light goes green, but there is no display on the TV I am trying to display ...
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NOOBS not downloading correctly

I have recently got my first Raspberry Pi. It is a Pi 0 (without wifi). I installed NOOBS (version 2.9.0) onto my PC, then copied it across to my SD Card(formatted using the SD association formatter) ...
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Why isn't my forced MAC address change working?

I'm working with Raspberry Pi Zeros on a subnet. I bought external Ethernet adapters for each one to connect them to one another. Unfortunately, these ethernet adapters all came with the exact same ...
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What model of PI lacks HDMI but has Ethernet support?

I like specifications of raspberry pi zero, and i want to make similar router-like device. The device is intended for some statistics monitoring, it should collect statistic from multiple hosts and ...
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Understanding the GPIO pins

I've not yet got into the GPIO pins. Can someone help me understand how they work? Are some of them special in some way? Do certain pins produce certain polarities or is that software defined? What ...
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Cannot SSH Raspberry Pi Zero W on Windows via USB

I am using Raspberry Pi for the first time. I did the conventional setup that most people mentioned. This includes 1.Flashing Raspbian onto a SD card Edit Config/cmdline files and add an ssh file (...
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How to make Raspberry Pi an Internet whitelist

I want to set-up an Internet whitelist (a feature NOT AVAILABLE in my modem/router) using a Raspberry Pi Zero W (RPi0W). As answered in this post, I have made changes to /etc/privoxy/config: As in ...
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cdc_subset: probe of 1-1.1:1.0 failed with error -22

I have a FreeAgent DockStarTM Network Adapter running on a debian Stretch OS with its rootfs partition on an external USB memory stick. Using this Ethernet Gadget tutorial and this USB Mini 5Pin ...
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Python HID API's for RPi's

I realize that solutions exist for having an RPi emulate an HID device (Can the Pi Emulate an HID device with via USB?) but are there any existing API's that can achieve the same thing as https://...
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USB Wifi adapter not working/showing up on Raspberry Pi Zero

My usb wifi adapter is not working on my raspberry pi zero. PS: Im new to Linux. The adapter is called "Realtek RLT8192EU 802.11n Network Adapter". The adapter works fine on windows 10 but not on ...
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Manually change MAC address on USB to ethernet module Pi Zero

Very unusual request here, I know you aren't normally meant to change your MAC address since it's burned into the interface you are using, but I am networking 2 raspberry Pi zeros together, each with ...
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Is the pi right for a key fob?

So im working on this project car and i want to have the coolest key fob ever. Theres videos of people making concept key fobs with touch screens and software running like a smartphone. i want to ...
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Read micro sd card on PI zero

I have been searching for hours for a way to connect my pi to a computer and read/write data to the micro sd card. Is there any way to do this, and if so how?
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Do I need a resistor to wire my Pi Zero directly to a power source?

I want to connect my Pi Zero directly to a 5V 10amp power adapter (shown below) which in turn connects to a wall outlet. I know that with LEDs you can't just connect it directly to the power source ...
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Pi Zero W swap size limit

I think the default size of the swap file for Raspberry Pi Zero W is 100 MB. I would like to increase this in an effort to improve performance, but don't want to make it too large as the Pi Zero W has ...
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Do some Pi Zeros need to run slow so they don't freeze up after a while?

I've used a number of Pi Zeros and some seem to need to run slow. The symptom is they freeze after a number of hours or a day or so. I'm using the Zero not the Zero W. I'm running the camera. I've ...
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Setup 2 USB gadget interfaces with RPi 0

I am having a problem setting up raspberry pi 0 using kernel gadget API as 2 interfaces. I need to have a hid interface and audio interface. I am able to do that using gadget/functions/uac2.usb0 and ...
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Wi-Fi not working on Pi Zero W

I get the following error messages while my Pi Zero W boots up: mmc1: got command interrupt 0x00030000 even though no command operation was in progress ) mmc1: error -22 whilst initializing SDIO card ...
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Receive HID Feature Report in USB Gadget mode

I have set up a RPi zero as a USB Gagdet and successfully send/receive hid reports from windows pc, but I am not able to receive or send HID Feature reports. The file /dev/hidg0 only reads HID reports,...
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Missing cpu.cfs_period_us cgroup subsystem in Raspbian Stretch on Raspberry Pi Zero

I'm dabbling about with cgroups on my Raspberry Pi Zero using the latest version of Raspbian Stretch and I was surprised to see only the following cpu cgroup subsystems available: cgroup....
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Sharing SPI Adafruit PiTFT and RFID RC522

I have a Pi Zero 1.2 connected to an Adafruit 2.8" PiFTF screen and a RFID-RC522 board. I also have a thermal printer connected to TX/RX, but I don't think this plays a part in my question. The TFT ...
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SSH over USB not working in Pi Zero W

I am trying to login to Pi Zero W over SSH through Putty. I have done the required settings in the cmdline.txt, config.txt files. Also, added a blank file by name "ssh" on the microSD card. Then, the ...
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Slim distro for media server with least battery consumption [closed]

I want to create a portable media server using Raspberry Pi Zero W running on LiPo battery. Steps will include installing minidlna, dhcp server, hostapd. I have fair knowledge of these things and can ...
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Transfer files from Raspberry Pi Zero W to PC over USB

I would like to transfer files from Raspberry Pi Zero W to PC over USB interface. Is it possible? My idea is to first use Pi Zero standalone to run an application, which generates some files on the ...
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RasberryPi Zero W LED does not turn ON

I am new to Rasberry Pi and trying to turn on an LED . I am using PIN BCM 18 as output and using a Python code to run it. Tried both methods using GPIO and gpiozero. But do not see any output. I have ...
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Creating a Raspberry Pi Zero cluster for crypto mining [closed]

I'm looking to mine crypto on a Raspberry Pi Zero, now I don't mean coins like Bitcoin or Ethereum, I mean ones that are easier to mine. I have read a Pi Zero can do about 10 H/s which would make ...
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Pi Zero USB Gadget - No Internet

I have a raspberry pi zero configured as a RNDIS/Ethernet Gadget. I installed the latest raspian image and followed the steps to set up for ssh etc. When I first connected to the pi and shared the ...
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RasPi Zero W | Random Screen Flashes

MY PROBLEM: My RasPi Zero W is causing random screen flashes. SOME BACKGROUND: I have three RasPi Zero W's running Jessie Lite, that I use for displaying and syncing SD video on multiple Dell ...
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Pi zero no HDMI output on laptop [duplicate]

I am new to Rasberry pi and trying the first boot . I have formatted the SD card and have copied Noobs . I can see activity LED glowing and remains stable after a while. I have connected HDMI cable to ...
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Rpi Zero - Snappy Ubuntu Core

Ubuntu Core is meant to be a very light OS, which is ideal for RPi zero. Today I run a RPi Zero using Raspbian Stretch Lite, but I would be happy to run even lighter OS, as Ubuntu Core. What is the ...