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Can the Raspberry Pi Zero W receive data from multiple Bluetooth Low Energy peripherals simultaneously?

Does the Bluetooth radio on the Raspberry Pi Zero W v1.3 allow it to receive data from multiple Bluetooth Low Energy peripherals simultaneously?
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Using 5v device on 3.3v

I got a flowmeter that is operating at 5v (basically an enclosed hall effect sensor and magnet). It needs a pullup resistor of between 1.6k - 2.2k between sig and vcc. ( https://www.conrad.com/p/bio-...
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chromium-browser --headless 'errors' stopping script in Crontab

I have a script that works out the version number of todays Guardian crossword and makes the url address that I want to print from (I can wget a pdf and print that, but I (well my wife) prefers the ...
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script works if I run it once, if I run it in a while loop the Pi freezes

I have this python code that on motion detected send images via email and record videos locally (note the commented line): from gpiozero import MotionSensor from picamera import PiCamera from time ...
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Using RPi Zero W as Bluetooth smart device

I'm trying to setup my RPi Zero W as a Terrarium Controller and I want to be able to create an Android app to control the settings and and such over Bluetooth. I've found tons of tutorials on setting ...
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Internet Through USB

Is it possible to get an internet connection for a Rasberry pi zero from a USB connected to a Win 10 pc? or is it possible to connect to a Bluetooth wifi Hotspot without an OS on a Rasberry Pi Zero?
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Can I drive a custom LED matrix from my Pi

I have an idea for a project, but I am unsure of the best route to take. I am going to create a custom 11x10 LED matrix (addressable LEDs like WS2812) with the intention of lighting up certain LEDs ...
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are the Zero and Zero W software compatible?

I'm having problems on a brand new Zero, I prepared the SD on a Zero W to install updates and other via internet, I disabled bluetooth and I left wifi enebled in case I'll need to change something on ...
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Pin Crosstalk Issue

I'm working on a quick project with my dad for his condo. He wanted to setup a bunch of moisture sensors around the condo near sources of water (sinks, bathtubs, toilets, etc), which, if triggered, ...
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C Raspberry Pi Zero w, read out button matrix

I have trouble reading out an button matrix with my raspberry pi zero w. I am using pigpio for reading out the gpios, but I don't think this is a software issue. This is my source code: #include &...
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Programming MLX90640 to display what I want

Yay. Got my MLX90640 working and boy it works great. However, the ambient temp of around 20C keeps showing as a green background and i would like it to be blue or even grey. Has anyone attempted to ...
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Should I buy a pi zero with my Pi 4 4GB

I am buying a raspberry pi 4B with 4GB of ram and I was wondering what the connectivity between raspberry pi 4 and Pi Zero is like? Do they communicate well? and what software do you suggest? Is ...
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Mini UART Bluetooth PAN on Pi Zero W

I followed these instructions to enable a Bluetooth PAN on my Raspberry Pi Zero W. It mostly works fine, but it occupies a serial port. I need UART (mounted at /dev/ttyAMA0) for serial communications, ...
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Loading root file system from NFS

I managed to simulate a Cluster HAT like environment with a Linux machine. I launched rpiboot with the modified config.txt, cmdline.txt and initramfs (which is missing from the original setup but is ...
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How can I setup USB OTG with a Raspberry Pi Zero W and an iPad over USB-C using Arch Linux?

Arch Linux systemd-networkd I want my Raspberry Pi Zero W to show up as an ethernet device to my iPad. It is doable. It's been proven to work. The problem is in the details. After ensuring there is ...
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Use RPi Zero W as a Pure Wireless Router [duplicate]

I want to use a RPi Zero W as a completely wireless router. The built-in wireless device (wlan0) will be used to provide a local wireless network, and a secondary usb wireless device (wlan1) will be ...
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Dropped wifi packets from Pi Zero W to Pi 3B+

We're trying to build a system where a master Pi 3B+ controls a dozen (or more) Pi Zero W clients - all running the latest raspbian (as of 18:00 EDT today) - in an isolated WiFi island (no ...
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How to map rpi-zero hid-gadget from us to german?

I’ve tried to map my RPI Zero HID-Gadget in a sh file, here is my sh file. I tried to exchange a normal german keyboard by swapping kbcodes from us-keyboard to german-keyboard layout, but if it is ...
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What capacity battery would I need to run a raspberry pi zero w for 10 years continuously?

It would run an alarm clock /time lock set up to send a signal or switch on a servo operated lock after 10 years. I don't know specs or power need for servo, might be separate system (and a separate ...
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RC522 modules stop working when more than 2 are connected

So, here's a synopsis of what I am trying to do. I want to put 3 RC522 readers side by side inside of a book, facing the cover, that will be constantly on, using a Rpi zero W. When an RFID chip gets ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing - What are some hypothesis for the root cause?

Kernel: Linux 4.19.42+ #1219 Tue May 14 21:16:38 BST 2019 armv6l GNU/Linux Hardware: Rasppery Pi Zero W cat /etc/issue Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 Kernel panics happen after a day of running with no issues....
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Raspberry pi zero as keyboard controlled over wifi possible?

Hello I want to have a pi zero W create a wifi hotspot(no internet connection). I then want to connect to the wifi hotspot and ssh into the pi. From there i want it to send keystrokes as a HID ...
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How do I use three RC522 RFID readers together?

Ok, So I have one RC522 reader working with no issues. I want to have 3. I don't care which receiver picks up the RFID tag, I just want to know whenever a tag was picked up at all by any of them. ...
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Why Raspberry Pi Zero W is missing to log data constantly every second?

I'm doing a project where I want to record IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) readings. I want to use pretty high sampling frequency and I'm using Raspberry Pi Zero W to send PWM signal of 800Hz to ...
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Serial Communication of <raspberry pi zero w> with <arduino nano>

Background I'm trying to control some motors by raspberry pi zero w. I did, but the PWM produced by Software was unstable. So I decided to use arduino uno with zero. (Zero is required because I ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi Zero W to ethernet and serving as WiFi access point

I have an ethernet port in a room where I would like to improve the WiFi connection, and I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W lying around. Is there a way I can connect the Pi to the ethernet port and have ...
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Wireless Transparent Proxy Troubleshooting

I'm someone who has very little technical experience but became interested in the idea of a transparent Tor proxy. I'm well aware that this isn't a secure implementation but I thought I could learn a ...
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How to connect components of an RC (and rPi) car to the battery safely?

I am building an RC car from scratch. I have a 6v motor with an appropriate mdb, a 5v hobby servo, a raspberry pi zero w, and an 2200mAh 11.1v 50 C battery. I will upgrade the motor to a higher ...
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Extremely slow ssh on RPi Zero W

I have installed postfix dovecot fail2ban postgray daemons on top of the Linux mail 4.14.98+ #1200 Tue Feb 12 20:11:02 GMT 2019 armv6l GNU/Linux Also, I have connected rpi0 to another rpi over ...
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WittyPi on Pi Zero W - I2C read / write fail

I've connected WittyPi2 (an RTC Power Management hat) to my Pi Zero W - but I'm constantly getting failures in the log, to do with the I2C communication: I2C read 0x01 0x68 0x09 failed (result=), and ...
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Connection failed between raspberry pi zero w and android via bluetooth LE

I'm trying to connect my rpi0 w to any android device via Bluetooth LE(low energy) , i can pair but i can't connect them ,an error always showed (Connection failed,No usable services on this device ) ...
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Waking computer with raspberry pi zero usb keyboard gadget

I've been trying to set up a raspberry pi zero as a keyboard gadget, hoping i could wake a laptop (No ethernet) with it. I would also be able to encrypt it and send the password, which is an added ...
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How can I make this setup refresh the files visible on the SMB server when files are added via usb?

I am trying to get this device https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi/pi-zero-w-smart-usb-flash-drive/?fbclid=IwAR1GbWFUUhoGW8_enGVy9vwQLo-83pPKYnG_fsgZ1_uKuM75lq7bNw9PW6E Working in such a way that ...
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Is 5V out on the Pi Zero W unregulated?

I want to power a 5V relay breakout board from a Pi Zero W. I believe the 5V pads are "raw" and a "pass through" voltage? Is this correct?
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Streaming music from raspotify to bluetooth audio speaker

I'm trying to create a raspberry pi which streams spotify music to a bluetooth speaker. I have a raspberry pi zero w with the latest version of raspbian stretch lite. I have my bluetooth connection ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W solar power setup

Good day, I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W that I would like to deploy onto a tower that is supplied with 12VDC power from a photovoltaic solar panel. I'm currently looking at powering the Pi Zero W ...
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Can't SSH into device after a few days, but device still has active internet connection

NOTE: I have found similar issues as what I describe below (namely this), but none of them apply to my issue. I have an RPi0W connected to wifi, running headless, and connected to a Firebase database,...
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Wireless and bluetooth suddenly stopped working

My raspberry pi zero w was lying useless since a year because the wireless and bluetooth interfaces were not showing up.I thought it was a hardware problem but this year after the April release of ...
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Any way to add more GPIOs to the AIY Voice Kit?

I'm working on a project using the google AIY Voice Kit V2 as a base. I'm planning on adding a keypad which requires 12 GPIOs. Does anyone know of a way to add more GPIOs to the Pi Zero W with AIY ...
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Using pi to host small wireless network - Hostapd configuration not working

I am trying to set up a small wifi network (offline) using the guide found here. https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md Below I have given my terminal ...
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Cannot SSH from pi zero to pi zero over OTG USB

I am running Raspbian Stretch Lite Linux testpi1 4.14.98+ #1200 Tue Feb 12 20:11:02 GMT 2019 armv6l GNU/Linux I am able to SSH to my pi zero over the OTG USB cable as many guides online have ...
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How to develop with a Pi Zero W and a Windows 10 laptop (in a car)?

I have a commute of several hours every day, as a passenger, so figured that I might as well make use of the time and learn C/C++ development on the Pi. I comfortable & confident happy with C/++ ...
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Using additional Raspberry Pi wifi connections

Successfully I connected my Pi with my wireless connection and it's working properly. But if I need to go outside like a college or my friend's home. Then how will I connect the Pi?
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Raspberry Pi Zero W can't connect to iPhone hotspot

I have booted my pi with Raspbain Stretch Lite and I have been able to establish an internet connection to my home network by configuring the wpa_suppicant file. However, I am not able to establish a ...
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wifi setup after changing wifi-direct settings

I followed these wonderful instructions on setting up wifi-direct, but now I need to be able to set up regular wifi after that. Here's what I'm trying to do. Trying to set up the Pi Zero W to do what ...
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Transfer JPG over serial between 3B+ and Zero W

I would like to start by saying that I am rather new to Raspberry Pi, but I have programmed Arduino. At the moment I am trying to get a Pi Zero W to transfer a JPG over serial using python and the ...
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Can a Raspberry Pi Zero W be turned into an USB WiFi dongle to any USB Host like x86 PC or mini-PC?

In a project, I want to use Raspberry Pi Zero W as an USB wifi dongle to my USB Host(PC). Currently only station mode needed, but I would like it has AP mode either, just like a real Wifi Dongle. Is ...
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Using FLIR Lepton3 module with Raspberry Pi 0 W low frame rate issue

I'm trying to use FLIR Lepton 3 module with Raspberry Pi 0 W board running Raspbian 9 Stretch. I followed all official FLIR recomendations: connected Lepton module to Raspberry in the correct way (...
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How to attach two raspberry pi zero w together with sepatate independent displays?

How do I attach two raspberry pi zero w's together with sepatate independent displays to function as "one computer with extended display on two panels"? The two displays are HDMI with usb touch (7 ...
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How to attach Air208 GSM micro sim card board to raspberry pi zero w that already has display attached on GPIO

I have a Air208 GSM micro sim card board that I want to attach to my raspberry pi zero w to make calls. The issue is that I already have a 3.5" tft display attached to the pi zero w via GPIO (header ...