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Questions tagged [pi-zero-w]

For questions specific to the Pi-Zero W (with WiFi and Bluetooth)

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Use mobile as remote via Bluetooth

I got Libreelec on my Pi Zero W, and I want to use my phone as remote over Bluetooth. How can I do that?
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Stream video from Raspberry Pi Zero with fixed frame rate, any latency

I'm looking for assistance with wirelessly streaming video from a (headless) Raspberry Pi Zero and pi NOIR v2 camera module. I'd like to collect data for a machine vision application with a fixed ...
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Pi Zero freezes with using camera recording / motion detect programs

I am having problems with a wildlife cam project I am working on. setup: Pi Zero W Stretch 2018-11-13 Pikrellcam with settings: 1024x768 12 fps 3,5 Mbitrate However, the pi frequently freezes. I ...
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fbi application frozen and/or raspi frozen?

I'm running an electronic photoframe based on a Pi Zero W running Stretch lite 2018-11-13. The photoframe boots the auto login and starts a script that run "fbi" in loop to display images found in a ...
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Reliable way to play sound (ogg, mp3) in Python, on Pi Zero W

I have been trying to find a reliable method to play sound on my Pi Zero W, in Python. By default, Zero does not have audio output, but I have set up an I2S amp and speaker, following this guide: http:...
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MAX7219 7-segment not working

I am following these instructions to get a simple 7-segment display working: https://github.com/rm-hull/luma.led_matrix My problem is that as soon as one of the 3 SPI Pins are connected the digits ...
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Can't get MLX90640 working

Warning. Really long post. Hi. I’ve been having problems in getting my MLX90640 thermal camera to work on my Raspberry Pi Zero W. I’ve connected the camera to Pins 1,3,5,7,9 as instructed. I then ...
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How to use WM8960 Audio Board on Raspberry Pi Zero W

I'm trying to use the WM8960 Audio Board (not the HAT) on a Raspberry Pi Zero W. I followed the instructions for the HAT to install the driver (WM8960 Audio HAT User Manual). It seems to be installed ...
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raspberry pi zero w TWO wi-fi connections 1)dhcp 2)static

hello I need that my Pi automatically connect to wi-fi's 1) At home (by dhcp)-easy 2) at work (static IP DNS router)-don't know how it's extrimle easy to do that on armbian by configs /etc/...
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Powerbank Qualcomm 3 fried my Pi Zero W

I tried running a Pi Zero W on a 10000 mAh powerbank with qualcomm quickcharger capability (https://www.biltema.se/kontor---teknik/mobiltillbehor/powerpacks/powerpack-10000-mah-2000041816) . The ...
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Wrong X and Y touchscreen axis after screen rotation on Raspberry Pi 3B+ and Raspberry Pi zero w

I can successful rotate the screen with display_rotate=1 (and display_rotate=0 to return back to landscape mode). But, I cannot get the X and Y axis to work correctly after the rotation. How can I ...
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Raspberry Pi w/ Pi Cam streams video great to Mac but not to iPhone

I set up my Raspberry Pi Zero W to stream video using this tutorial on how to implement RPi-Cam-Web-Interface. https://elinux.org/RPi-Cam-Web-Interface I then set up the Pi to be an access point so ...
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What Bluetooth profiles does the Pi Zero W natively support?

I've started looking for tutorials for Pi's and Bluetooth, but I don't have any experience with Bluetooth and Linux, and it seems that the Bluetooth stack on Raspbian and/or Linux is not full featured ...
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What tool should I use to cut off the GPIO pins?

I would like the make the Pi Zero W smaller and cut off the part of the PCB that holds the GPIO pins. What tool should I use to do so? Is a Dremel/rotary tool too destructive? I'm thinking an XActo ...
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MLX90640 on an 800x480 screen

Has anyone attempted to set the display resolution of a Melexis MLX90640 thermal camera connected to a Raspberry Pi Zero to around the 800x480 or any other than the original 32x24? If so, how did it ...
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Initialize CSPRNG on boot to bootstrap entropy faster

I found that when using the firebase_admin library, first time runs of my script would error running, but would eventually start working. The problem has been isolated to the way the Python ...
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Kali tools on raspbian?

Is it possible to install Kali tools on Raspbian? I have tried Katoolin but I keep getting a segmentation fault error when fixing the dependencies and getting stuck in a loop where "it is not going to ...
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Raspberry Zero pi W connecting Bluetooth to IOS app

I would like to connect my raspberry Zero Pi W thanks to BLE technlogy to an app IOS that I want to develop. Actually my raspberry has an accelerometer and I want to send the data and elaborate it ...
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How to connect two raspberry pi zero w's to ond HDMI display

Has anyone successfully connected two raspberry pi zero w's together to one HDM1 touch display (7" for example)? Any tutorials available for this?
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Ubuntu 18.04 on Raspberry pi zero w?

I am wondering if anyone has successfully installed and ran Ubuntu Mate 18.04 on Raspberry pi zero w?? If so, can you guide me on how you accomplished it? I have an application in mind where I need ...
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Switch between wifi client and access point without reboot

I want my Raspberry Pi to be used as access point or as client connected to my internet router but not both together. So I want to switch between these two modes with one simple command without ...
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TL-WN722N v1.10 (Atheros AR9271) Not working in Pi zero

I have a TP-Link TL-WN722N and i want to connect it to my Raspberry Pi Zero W. I saw somewhere that it works fine on a non-zero pi, but it doesn't show up in my iwconfig or ifconfig... it does show up ...
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Some Raspberry Pis not connecting to Internet

I have a set of 24 Raspberry-Pi Zero W that I need to connect to a router (Netgear NightHawk AC2400) with SSID:NETGEAR30. I want all of them to connect on system start to the router. I have programmed ...
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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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Connecting Raspberry Pi Zero W to wifi [duplicate]

I've just set up a Raspberry Pi Zero W - my first Raspberry Pi. I've loaded Raspbian into it without trouble, but I can't connect it to WiFi. It can find my home network easily, and lets me key in ...
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AirPrinting to Wireless Print Server on the Raspberry Pi Zero W

I've setup my RPi Zero W as a Wireless Print Server (with cups, samba packages) for an old HP LaserJet and it works great. Prints from my Windows laptop are nearly instantaneous. I then installed ...
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Compatibility With GSM/GPRS A6

I'm working with an A06 V2 connected to a Pi zero. Using AT commands to send SMS functions correctly. I try to send MMS using CMMSXXXX commands There is problem. The first commande must by AT+...
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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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Cloned Raspi Zero W boots into Emergency Mode

I have a Raspi (3+) that for whatever reason I need to clone to use as a temporary backup for downtime later on. After realising the effort needed to recreate it from scratch, I cloned its entire SD ...
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Determine if wifi has been fried

I have been using a Raspberry Pi Zero W for the last few weeks, and have it set up to connect to a hotspot automatically. Yesterday, I was using the GPIO pins to drive an L293D motor controller -- ...
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slideshow (png+mp4) and faster boot

I have rpi zero w as my photo frame project. It is an raspberry pi zero w + spi display 320x480 (via framebuffer) and raspbian lite (no X11) I am using FBI to display images in slideshow manner, and ...
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How to install noobs after trying to install rasbian with pre-configured noobs

I just bought an Raspberry Pi Zero unit that came with Vilros utils. I get within the package a 16gb SD-Card that was pre installed with NOOBS. When I received the package, I looked inside the SD-...
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Generating multiple square waves simultaneously

I'm trying to generate 2 simultaneous square waves (50% duty cycle PWM signals) to step two stepper motors (STEP signal to separate motor drivers) on the Raspberry Pi Zero W. I use GPIO12 and GPIO19, ...
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Bluetooth speaker registers as keyboard

I have a small Bluetooth speaker that I was given that I want to use for a project with a Raspberry Pi Zero W. There is no model information on the speaker. I can connect to the speaker from my phone ...
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connect a headless raspberry pi zero to a WPA2 Mixed WiFi network

I'm trying to connect my rpi zero in a headless mode into a WIFI network configured in a WPA mixed mode. More specifically I can get the following info from the router. Security-Mode: WPA2-Mixed ...
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Motioneye on Raspberry Pi Zero

I've installed Motioneye on a Raspberry Pi Zero and connected a camera. I can get it to detect motion, and take an image in response to detected motion. Unfortunately, images are being saved to the ...
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Raspi Zero W broken?

I got a Raspi Zero W which I unwrapped myself today. I flashed a Micro SD with the latest Raspbian Stretch Lite, put it into the card slot and hooked it to a 5V 1.2A power cable I've been previously ...
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T-Cobbler Plus for Pi Zero W?

I'm looking at getting a T-Cobbler Plus as shown here. For my project I was thinking of using a Raspberry Pi Zero W, and my question is whether the T-Cobbler will work with the Zero W? The description ...
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Advice on thermal cameras

I'm thinking about getting a thermal camera for my Pi Zero. Anyone know what I should look for? Can I use the Melexis MLX90640 32x24 or the Flir Lepton 80x64? I just want to plug, simple and easy ...
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Wake on LAN alternatives?

I am attempting to set up my Pi-0-w to wake up a computer on a local network. However, Wake-on-LAN is not an option. Does anyone have ideas for an alternative? Perhaps a way to wake through a USB ...
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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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Raspberry Pi Zero W Alexa Microphone Not detecting, but speaker works

So I have looked online and I even got different mics and adapters to get this working, but it still doesn't work. I was able to successfully setup my Alexa Pi on the RPi Zero W, because when I boot ...
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No wifi or bluetooth on raspberry pi zero w

I have bought a raspberry pi zero w and performed the headless setup and used ssh to connect to my pc.But it does not detect the wifi interface and always gives 'No wireless interface found' when i ...
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Touch screen functionality not working on raspberry pi zero w and 5 inch lcd screen

I have a raspberry pi zero w and a 5 inch lcd touch screen with hdmi. I have the raspberry pi connected to the screen by HDMI. I am running the latest raspian OS on it. It boots up and starts just ...
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Trouble with using RPi Zero W as USB keyboard

I'm using a RPi Zero W for this exercise. I downloaded 2018-11-13-raspbian-stretch-full.zip and installed it onto a 32G microSD card: sudo dd bs=4M if=2018-11-13-raspbian-stretch-full.img of=/dev/...
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Setting Up Wifi Stretch Lite (Command line) [duplicate]

I am using the following command sudo nano /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf and my file looks like this ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev update_config=1 country=GB ...
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Choosing a transistor/mosfet in order to drive Peltier element from a RPI zero

I just found these two (1,2) low power consuming Peltier elements that I would like to include them to my project. What I'm planning to do is to drive them until to reach some specific temperature e.g ...
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Pi Zero W - cgroup_cpuset not available

Even though the contents of /boot/cmdline.txt seem right... $ cat /boot/cmdline.txt dwc_otg.lpm_enable=0 console=serial0,115200 console=tty1 root=PARTUUID=a435ca9f-02 rootfstype=ext4 elevator=...
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Raspberry Pi not detecting MPU6050 with i2cdetect

I am trying to connect my GY-521 MPU6050 to my Raspberry Pi Zero W using I2C detect but I'm unable to find the MPU6050 on the table. The results using i2cdetect: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo i2cdetect -...
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Pi Zero W cannot get to connect to wifi

I have created the ssh file with no extension and the wpa_supplicant.conf file with the following code in it: country=US ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev update_config=1 ...