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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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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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How to wake PC from suspend — via USB with Pi-0 in Gadget mode?

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero and I am attempting to use it to wake up a computer. Wake-on-LAN is not an option in this case. I have configured the Pi to function as a USB keyboard in gadget mode by ...
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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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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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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)

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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Can I mount a 3.5 inch LCD display to a raspberry pi zero w through GPIO pins?

I want to make a portable terminal with RPi zero w and I dont know if it is possible to mount a TFT LCD Touch Screen 3.5 inch on it through GPIO pins. Thanks!
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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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How to connect a phone camera to raspberry pi

I have detached a camera from my old smartphone and now i want to use it in my raspberry pi zero w.But i cannot understand how to connect it.Can someone please help.The interface of this camera is not ...
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Pi 3 and Pi Zero combination for blob tracking with multiple cameras

I would like to do blob tracking with Kalman filter in OpenCV using multiple cameras. It seems I can attach two cameras to Pi 3. However, I would like to use even more cameras. The goal is to cover as ...
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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 ...
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I2S Recording combined with I2S Playback

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero and I am using the Adafruit I2S MEMS Microphone together with the ADAFRUIT I2S 3W CLASS D AMPLIFIER BREAKOUT - MAX98357A. I did follow the two respective tutorials and I ...
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Rasberry pi Zero W USB Hub Driver?

Is it mandatory to use powered USB hub with pi-zero-w...? I've two good quality USB Hub, that works just fine with my windows PC. But, when I connect to the Pi, it supports only "one Device". While, ...
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Is splitting a wire off of a single 5V pin the same as using two 5V pins? [duplicate]

In other words, is two 5V pins plugged into two pins on another device (say a 16x2 LCD display) different or the same as using one 5V pin on the pi and splitting it to two pins on the LCD? For more ...
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Can it be an issue to record videos directly on the SD card of a Raspberry Pi?

I am using a Raspberry Pi Zero W and the picam v2 to record videos continuously for several days. Files recorded are only 5-minute long. Can I save files on the SD card directly, or should I use an ...
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PiTFT Boots to Black with fbcp

I recently purchased an Adafruit PiTFT Plus 320x240 3.2" Resistive Touch display. Using their Easy Install instructions I can successfully boot to a text console, but when I run their script again to ...
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How do you use both USB Serial Gadget and UART on Pi Zero?

Just like the title says, I want to use both the GPIO UART and the USB Gadget at the same time. Background: I've been working on modding up one of the Adafruit IoT printer projects, which uses the pi ...
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Raspberry pi zero damaged by USB hub/phone

Raspberry pi zero w connected to 1.8A power supply. Connected HDMI monitor. Connected USB 3.0 active hub (without its own power supply) In hub: Logitech keyboard receiver and LG G6 in USB tethering ...
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Wiring Omron D6T Thermal Sensor to Raspberry Pi Zero W with Adafruit T-Cobbler Plus

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W connected to a Adafruit T-Cobbler Plus and breadboard. My question is regarding wiring. I have followed tutorials to create simple circuits, however, I am struggling to ...
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How can I get /dev/i2c-* devices to appear on Alpine Linux?

I have loaded the appropriate kernel modules and set them to load upon boot (i2c-dev and i2c_bcm2835). A call to lsmod confirms that they do indeed load on boot. But alas, I don't see any i2c devices ...
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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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Raspberry Pi Zero as webcam

I read some case, like using dwc2 and g_webcam in /boot/config and cmdline. but hard to understand and doesn't work. and can't find a tutorial, there are some tutorials only about serial and ethernet. ...
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Variation in Performance Between Identical Raspberry Pis

The Question: Does anyone else also experience such a large difference in power between Pi Zeros? So, I have two Pies: Both model Raspberry Pi Zero W The Setup: Pi 1 Setup: Nothing but Adafruit ...
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What to use as device path for sysfs binding ttyS0 to custom kernel module?

I'm currently trying to bind a custom kernel module to ttyS0 of my Raspberry Pi Zero WH. With raspi-config I set the Interface Options for Serial to The serial login shell is disabled The serial ...
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Using a Raspberry Pi Zero W to track location and steps data

I'm working on a project where I use a Raspberry Pi Zero W to track the location and calculate the number of steps the user takes. This is for a step tracking website/app I am working on where people ...
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/boot/wpa_config being copied with wrong permission

I plug the micro SD into my MacBook. I then save a correct /Volumes/boot/wpa_supplicant.conf with file permissions with 777 (default when creating files into the FAT partition). Then, when I move back ...
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“Raspberry Pi Zero W” version Help

Can anyone help me about "Raspberry pi zero w" version 1.1? I recently ordered my first Raspberry Pi Zero W (1.3), But I got Pi Zero W (1.1). There are many difference between them... But I know ...
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What is the maximum clients a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ access point can handle?

I have setup a RPi 3B+ as access point using this tutorial: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md I have a few dozens of RPi Zero's that connect to the AP. ...
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Upnp for Rpi zero w with pi cam

I am trying to implement the upnp on my RPI ip cam. The goal is to make it portable so I can use it anywhere (with just the wifi SSID and pwd) without having to port forward everytime I have to deal ...
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Adafruit_Nokia_LCD module on Raspberry Pi Zero W

I'm stuck with this Adafruit module. I was able to install without errors on a Pi2, but when I tried to replicate on my Zero W the installation goes fine but then I cannot import the module ("...
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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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Pi Zero W Wifi repeater with OpenVPN

Im trying to setup a Pi Zero W as a wifi repeater with openVPN without using a USB wifi dongle, as a tiny travel router. I tried using this tutorial - by @ingo raspberry-pi-zero-w-as-a-wifi-repeater ...
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Pi zero w does not boot with power and usb keyboard connected

I have read through a lot of questions about my issue but did not find the correct answer. My new Pi Zero W does not boot when powered on when both of the USB ports are connected with a powersupply ...
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Picam remote viewing without port forwarding?

Has anyone been able to pre-configure the pi cam on a rpi zero w so that the port forwarding is not needed? I see a lot of cloud ip cam (nest, Amazon, Logitech) nowaday where you just enter the WiFi ...
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Raspberry pi zero w clone problems

I am using raspberry to develop kiosk lcd screen. When i ended developing i cloned sd card and copy it to other rpi’s but others aren’t working same as first one. There are problems like: chromium ...
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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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Connecting multiple load cells Pi Zero W to read individual values

I have a project in mind where I want to measure the weight and position of an item on a shelf. The idea was to mount the shelf on a load cell in each end and then get the weight and ratio between ...
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Emulate Raspberry Pi zero W with Qemu failed due to missing dtb

I am trying to emulate a Raspberry Pi zero W with Qemu based on an image I used on a real Raspberry Pi zero W. The command I am using is: sudo qemu-system-arm \ ...
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Android and Raspberry Zero W: weird connection behaviour

I wrote an App on Android (native with Android Studio). This app is able to connect to a RPi Zero W through wifi (Peer-To-Peer Wifi). An Express http server with NodeJS sockets is running on the Zero, ...
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LED not blinking

Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless I have a Pi Zero connected to a breadboard using the GPIO Extension Board and ribbon cable. I have followed several of the basic blinking LED tutorials. One jump cable is ...
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Tensorflow 1.9 and raspberry pi zero w?

I want to know if Raspberry Pi Zero is able to run the new tensorflow 1.9 ?
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Pi-Hole + Unbound ==> Unbound anchor not ok // SERVFAIL

Problem with unbound and pi-hole I followed the official guide for installing Unbound alongside Pi-hole for my network, see Setting up Pi-hole as a recursive DNS server solution A week ago I first ...
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Usb hub on keyboard not working PI-ZERO

I have been trying to figure this out for a while now and I can't find an answer I connected a usb keyboard with a built in hub to my PI-ZERO and it won't detect a mouse through the hub I have tested ...
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Raspberry pi connect to internet using commandline/python script

I have a Raspberry-Pi zero w and I want to connect it to the internet using a python script. I know the network ESSID and Password. Is there any python library that can do this? Is there any way I can ...
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Using the HMC5883L on the GY87

This was touched on in this question, but I was unable to get the solution to work: (Not all devices that are connection via I2C are showing) I have a GY-87 multi-sensor module and can get the IMU (...
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GPSD transfer timestamp

I am using gpsd on a raspberry pi connected to a serial GPS and transferring GPS fix to all other connected devices on the same network. Is there a way to transfer unix timestamp along with the GPS ...