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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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Error unknown machine command despite compiling without errors

I recently made a project using opencv 4 on my raspberry pi 3 b+, but then decided to port the whole project to a new raspberry pi zero, as I want to make it a permanent setup and want to keep my py 3 ...
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Using RTC on Raspberry Pi Zero while SDA/SCL pins are occupied

I have a portable project on my Raspberry Pi Zero and I am using a i2c 0.96" OLED on the SDA/SCL pins on my Raspberry Pi. I would like to add a RTC Module to my project, but all of the tutorials I ...
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433Mhz sniffer not working with dog collar

I have problem with Sniffing RF on 433Mhz with my Raspberry Pi Zero W. I have this : Transmitter + receiver (https://arduino-shop.eu/arduino-platform/1003-arduino-433-mhz-transmitter-receiver.html) ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero -V1.3 Kali-SSH VNC through USB connected to PC possible?

I would like to SSH and VNC to a rasberry pi Zero V1.3 (Non-wifi) running Kali using just the USB connected to a PC that is connected to the network. It is possible with Raspbian: https://www....
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Make a portable HTPC with Tv tuner

How can I make a portable HTPC with usb Tv tuner? I've got a Raspberry pi Zero W with usb hub, and an USB Tv tuner. I want to use this in a truck, I mean I want to watch movies with kodi, and watch ...
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Raspberry Pi zero W - Sharing files wirelessly to a Windows device without internet connection

I'm actually working on this project where we have to transfer images taken by the raspberry pi zero W wirelessly to another device. I know that this model of raspberry pi has a wireless network (wifi/...
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Raspberry Pi Zero Local HTML File?

I have set up my new Pi Zero (not the pi zero W), to be 'headless' - so I can plug it in to my PC via USB and SSH directly into it, without a monitor or internet connection. I was wandering how I ...
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RS232 to Raspberry Pi Zero W

I know this may be a dumb question but can you connect a RS232 Tx, Rx, and Ground from a device directly to the Rx, Tx and Ground on a Raspberry Pi Zero without having to get a Max3232 or something ...
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How to scp full directories from pi-zero to my pc via ssh

Is there any command or way to essentially "scp" a full directory from a raspberry pi to my linux PC using ssh?
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Pi-Zero can't boot past the user login screen - “Perpetual Login”

I have a pi-zero which I was most recently trying to install OpenSSL-1.0.2r on that wouldn't start up. I fixed the issue already by swapping out the SD card but I'm still not sure why the problem came ...
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Pi Zero USB ethernet and USB mass storage

Idea: Have the pi zero act as a USB mass storage device and to move files to a network location using ethernet. There are a few examples like this over wifi, example (Smart flash drive) but in my case ...
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Errors while installing OpenSSL from source (.deb) files

I am fairly new to raspberry pi's and Linux so forgive me if my question is trivial. I have been trying to install openssl and libssl via ssh on a Raspberry Pi zero that does not have access to the ...
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Is it possible to have both hidraw0 and hidg0?

I would like to know if we can have both hidraw0 and hidg0 at the same time? Detailed description :- I have a barcode scanner, raspberry pi zero W, zero4u hub. Barcode scanner is connected to ...
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Using Earphones/Headphones with mic to give voice commands in DIY alexa on raspberryPi zero/3b/3b+

Can I use Using Earphones/Headphones with a mic to give voice commands in DIY Alexa on raspberryPi zero/3b/3b+ by connecting the 3.5mm male jack to the board via a USB type c/ micro USB adapter as the ...
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How can I determine which model Raspberry Pi I am running? [duplicate]

I have several RPi's on my network. How do I figure out what model any given RPi is?
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GPIO not fast enough for RF transmitter?

I'm trying to control a 315MHz RF socket using the RCSwitch library. I tested with an Arduino and it worked 100% of the time but when porting over to a pi zero I can only get it to correctly turn on / ...
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Pi Zero with Pi-Star

I have set up the Pi Zero with Pi-Star. It will boot up on a monitor with mouse and keyboard. I connect it to my laptop and able to see the new WiFi on the laptop. My problem is I am not able to get ...
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Piezo Beeper sound output is too low

I need to use some kind of indicator for errors and warnings, I thought a piezo beeper would be perfect since I have one lying around, I did some research online and found out that I can connect it ...
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Communication from Raspberry Pi 3B to Pi zero 1.3 via USB

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B that I need to use to communicate to a Pi Zero 1.3. I am able to SSH into the Pi 3B from my computer via ethernet. I can also SSH into the Pi Zero from my computer via USB. ...
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PI Zero HDMI output varies with power source

I'm using a Pi Zero W, testing on many power sources. I've testing all power sources with a multimeter and have confirmed that they are all 5V (+/- 0.1) and have adequate current available. 2 amps or ...
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Why might a Pi Zero connected by USB OTG seem to disappear from the local network?

The set-up I set up a Pi Zero running Stretch Lite, and connected it via USB in OTG mode to a MacBook. I successfully found it at raspberrypi.local from the Macintosh, was able to ssh in, install ...
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How to get the i2c ground signal to pass into the rasberry pi

I want to build a circuit, that is a Raspberry Pi Zero W, powering 8 Adafruit Alphanumeric displays (or even more). The max, theoretical current draw from an Adafruit Alphanumeric is 280mA. ...
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Sequential file name problem (Python/Picam)

I would be very grateful for some guidance on the following script. You will see that I have very little experience (3 days!). Using the pantilthat servo control, I am taking a image (jpg) at ...
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How to connect Raspbian Stretch Lite to wifi on Raspberry Pi Zero W

I've been working on getting wifi to work on my new RPi install for over 20 hours now and don't seem to be making any progress. I've had two RPi 3s (Model B+) for a couple of years now, running MoOde ...
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Scanning a QR code using a raspberry pi zero or a Pi3 via a command line script

I need to scan a QR code via the command line when a script is run. My current setup is an epaper display with integrated 4 buttons. So far I have each button programmed to run a script to change ...
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Finding Raspbian iterative loop unreliable - how to report?

I have developed multiple YouTube Raspberry PI clock projects since 2014 and all of them require iterative loops checking for the time (seconds) to change to update a digital, binary or roman numeral ...
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What is the cheapest way to get gigabit ethernet on the Pi Zero?

The Raspberry Pi Zero does not come with an ethernet port. For my experimental router project, I need to connect the Pi Zero to a wired network where the Pi Zero will act as a router for many ...
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Pi Zero Virtual file system on USB Mass Storage Device

I want to build an application (node.js, python, c, I don't care) that sets up a virtual file system like FAT32 or NTFS. Next, I want to expose this virtual disk through the USB Mass Storage gadget of ...
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reading bmc280 & tsl2561

I am trying to read bme280 & tsl2561 on Pi Zero. I have connected bme280 to Pi Zero on Pin 3-I2C.1 SDA & Pin 5-I2C.1 SCL and was able to read the data over i2c following these instruction. ...
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What will happen with 2 AV signals

Should be a quick one. I know you can mix AV channels to overlay images but if I connect 2 raspberry pi to one screen in AV and no multiplexer how will the channels mix if they are at different ...
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How to use GPIO buttons to interact with front end of Nodejs server

So I'm currently trying to make an application that will display columns of data in the browser. I want to be able to interact with what is being displayed with buttons wired in through the GPIO pins. ...
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Is it advisable to use an SD from Pi Zero in a Pi Zero W?

I have an SD card which was painstakingly set up with various functionality (e.g. necessary packages, settings, etc...) on a Raspberry Pi Zero. Now I want to replace the Zero with the Zero W (so I ...
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NOOBS Crashes “Creating Filesystem(FAT)”

I am using a Raspberry Pi Zero with NOOBS downloaded onto the SD Card. It succssfully boots, and asks me to pick an OS. I pick Raspbian and press install, and the install will go ahead for about 2 ...
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Pi Zero HDMI Problem

I have problem with connecting pi zero to tft screen over hdmi. I tested hdmi cable, config file(same sd card) and tft screen with Pi 3B, I tested micro hdmi adapter(which connected to pi zero) with ...
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Lipo power: Powerboost versus Micro-Lipo charger

I'm a hardware newbie, wanting to power my RPi Zero via a Lipo battery, and also have the battery charge without removing it. There are many posts about this, but my question is more about two power ...
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Trim camera cable for pi 2 for Raspberry pi zero

I ordered a camera for my pi zero w and got the wrong one. Can it be trimmed to fit the zero’s smaller connectors
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Making a music device from RPi

I am making a musical instrument from a raspberry pi out of cardboard. It would be like a piano with an octave of notes (13 including sharps). How would I get the raspberry pi to detect when a circuit ...
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RASPBERRY Pi in AP+STA simultaneously receiving data from ESP8266 and Pi sending this data to MQTT

i just wanna make a system in which Raspberry pi is in AP+STA mode and ESP8266 is in STA mode. then we have to connect to Rpi's ACCESS POINT using mobile to tell raspberry pi to connect to specifi ...
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interface bmc280 & tsl2561 together [closed]

I am trying to interface bme280 & tsl2561 together with Pi Zero. I have connected bme280 to Pi Zero on Pin 3-I2C.1 SDA & Pin 5-I2C.1 SCL and was able to read the data over i2c. Also want to ...
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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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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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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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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 ...