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Why is Bluetooth address now showing up as AA:AA:AA:AA:AA:AA?

The issue I'm having is with my Raspberry Pi 3. I'm running this CLI-only with the Raspbian Jessie Lite build. At some point in using this device, my Bluetooth address changed to AA:AA:AA:AA:AA:AA. I ...
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Can't fit Pi zero W into Adafruit's case

I bought a package of Pi zero W in here and it comes with a case made from Adafruit, but when I'm assembling Zero W into case I found out there is a piece that bump out at the back inside the case (...
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Running U-boot on a Pi Zero W

I'm trying to run u-boot on a Pi Zero W, but after powering up, the Pi shows only the rainbow screen. I used these instruction, but with a different config file, configs/rpi_defconfig. I also tried ...
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New Pi Zero W brcmfmac failures and can't start wlan0 WiFi

I have to set this up headless because I didn't realize the Zero W had mini HDMI and not micro. So I flashed both the 2017-04-10 Raspbian light and full from Linux (with dd) and then mounted the FAT ...
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Having both a WiFi client and an Access Point on Pi Zero

I have read this thread:rpi-zero-w-as-both-wifi-client-and-access-point And I have followed the instructions in this post:raspberry-pi-3-wifi-station-ap Initially, I was getting errors on the AP but ...
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Why does my raspberry pi zero wifi seem to shut off?

I'm using a Raspberry Pi Zero Wifi as an ad blocker (pi-hole) in Wi-Fi mode. My problem is that it seems to shut off. It stops blocking advertisements, I am unable to ping it and I am unable to access ...
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WebIOPi patch for Raspberry Pi Zero W

I am looking for a patch of WebIOPi for the Pi Zero W. I will appreciate you very much, if you could suggest where I can find it on the internet. WebIOPi's version is 0.7.1. I could find some ...
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Controlling multiple RPis using SSH (no infrastructure network available)

My goal is to be able to access multiple Raspberry Pi Zero Ws (3-5) simultaneously through SSH from a laptop running Linux. This has to be done in an area where there is no infrastructure network ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero (w) LCD install

I am having real problems with installing my LCD (having searched endless youtube videos and websites, yet nothing seems to work). I bought this: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/172293077369?_trksid=...
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Check if a host device is connected to Pi Zero gadget

How can the Pi detect if a host device has been connected, and gather information about that device, when being used as a gadget (such as mass storage). It would be useful if I could detect this ...
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Pi Zero g_mass_storage not recognized by some computers until after another computer recognizes it

So the basic issue is this: once the Pi Zero with g_mass_storage is booted up, as long as there is a power source for it (like a battery, so it won't shut off) I can plug it into any windows machine (...
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Raspberry Pi Zero get 5 V directly from the input

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero and I would like a tiny fan which draws 90 mA. Obviously, I can't connect it to the GPIO pins and therefore I need to get 5 V from the input cable. Before I ...
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Black screen using VNC with Raspbian Lite

I installed the Raspbian lite image to my SD card. After that I installed PIXEL and VNC Server using these commands: sudo apt-get install realvnc-vnc-server realvnc-vnc-viewer sudo apt-get install -...
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How to power Arduino pro mini/Raspberry pi zero W and create a connection between the two?

I am currently building a drone that I want to be a bit advanced so I am building code on both arduino and raspberry. What I have not figured out yet though is how i can power them both and preferably ...
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Can I use my Pi 1B display with a Pi Zero W?

I've got an LCD module with a 26-pin connector for a Pi 1B, and a Pi Zero W with a 40-pin header. Can I use the LCD with the Pi, and if so, how should I align the connector on the header?
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Raspberry Pi Zero W headless using wpa_supplicant.conf not working

I am trying to start up my Raspberry Pi Zero W completely headless, but somehow it won't connect to my WiFi. Here's what I did: Plug SD card running RASPBIAN JESSIE WITH PIXEL (should it be something ...
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USB Mass Storage Gadget - how to convincingly emulate a flash drive?

I've got a Pi Zero W that I'm using in OTG/gadget mode. I've activated dwc2 USB, partitioned and formatted the file that is to be used as filesystem and loaded g_mass_storage. It is working fine in ...
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pi zero W as remote ethernet jack / internet access for satellite TV receiver

I've got a pi Zero W that I'd like to use to support a wireless network for my satellite TV tuner. The tuner has an ethernet jack, but running cable to it is problematic... I've got a ...
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gpiotest problem and gpio 30

After soldering a header on my Pi Zero W I used pigpio's gpiotest utility to check for problems. I was dismayed that this produced no output and crashed the Pi. After stepping through the tests I ...
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Stuck Installing Telegram on a Pi Zero W

Here's the steps I'm taking: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install libreadline-dev libconfig-dev libssl-dev lua5.2 liblua5.2-dev libevent-dev make git clone --recursive ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W - Docker

I'm trying to start resin/rpi-raspbian image on a Raspberry Pi zero w and executing the command /bin/bash: docker run -it resin/rpi-raspbian /bin/bash But I didn't get the container console with ...
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Will a SONY micro-usb to USB cable work as PWR In on my Raspberry Pi Zero W?

I recently bought a RP ZERO W board and now I am looking around the house to see if I have a cable that can power it up from the computer. I found this: https://www.amazon.com/Genuine-Original-Sony-...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W dashboard project (Raspbian with Pixel is incredibly slow) [closed]

I just have bought: Raspberry Pi Zero W (https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/pi-zero-w/) BenQ GS2870H display (Full HD, 28" display) SanDisk Ultra microSDHC 32GB (https://www.amazon.de/SanDisk-Ultra-...
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Install OpenCV faster - could it be transferred via a SD card?

I installed OpenCV on my RPI 3, now I have the new RPI zero W, since I know installing OpenCV (let's say 3.0.0) takes a very long time, I wondered if I could somehow transfer my already downloaded (...
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SD Card shows only 255 MB / 243 MiB instead of 8GB

I was using my Raspberry Pi W for a while, exclusively over SSH. Everything went fine on the stock Raspbian distro. At some point I made a cronjob for a script that upgrades the system automatically ...
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Camera Module V2 working on Raspberry Pi 3 but not on Raspi Zero W

I have a new Camera Module V2 that I tried to hook up with a new Raspberry Pi Zero W with this adapter cable. When I call raspistill -o test.jpg I get mmal: Cannot read camera info, keeping the ...
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Setting up new Raspberry pi Zero W - no wlan interfaces listed

I am setting up a new pi zero w but I can't get the wifi adaptor to work. I have set up a zero w before and have setup pi 3s quite a few times. I usually just edit the /etc/network/interfaces and the ...
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Pi Zero W power through usb socket

Can I power a Pi Zero W and still use the usb hub at the sametime with this?
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Pi Zero W not timing accurately?

Ok, I admit this a very odd issue I'm having. My setup is that I have an ultrasonic sensor that senses the distance every five seconds, and sends the data to another Pi, (a Pi 3 in this case) via ...
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What models of Raspberry Pi is the official 7" touchscreen compatible with?

I know it says "compatible with all raspberry pi models" but is it actually compatible with the RPi zero and RPi zero w? I can't find anything about DSI ports for them.
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Pi camera not working

I just got my Pi camera v2.1, took 1 test photo and 2 test videos, when I wanted to record another vid (10s) it was 1kb so I tried raspistill and got mmal: No data received from sensor. Check all ...
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Pi Zero W reboots when connecting to wireless

I have a Pi Zero W, which works when connecting to wireless when powered via the 5v USB and also has a decent console resolution on the HDMI port. However, when powered with 3.3v using a custom ...
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Pi Zero, Retropie on top of Raspbian?

I know you can install RetroPie on top of Raspbian on a Pi 3 but what about a Zero W? Do I need to get a different setup script and install RetroPie or do you just do everything the same way and it ...
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Raspberry PI Zero W

I do not have any Raspberry Pi experience. I can connect to my Raspberry Pi Zero W with ssh and Remote Desktop. The Raspberry is connected to a motor controller called 'Sabertooth 2x32'. The ...
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Pi-zero-w HID keyboard layout

I'm setting up my pi0 as HID Keyboard. I've followed this link Pi0 libcomposite gadget. Every thing works fine, the pi is well recognized as USB Keyboard $ dmesg [ +16,318525] usb 1-1.3: new high-...
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Can't get acceleration sensor mpu-92/65 to work with pi zero w

I want to use an mpu-92/65 acceleration sensor with my raspberry pi zero w. Therefore I... ...soldered the 20-Pin-Header onto my raspi. ...soldered the pin header onto the mpu-92/65 ...did the ...
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raspberry pi zero w vs raspberry pi 3?

I'm new at Raspberry world. I want to make rc drone, tank, car or something like these. should I buy pi zero w or pi 3? I think zero w is better for mobility and low energy usage. Also can I use ...
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Raspberry Pi outputs video only on second HDMI port of Dell U2414H monitor

I have Dell U2414H monitor which has two HDMI ports. The problem is RPi works only when connected to second HDMI port, while I had no luck trying to make it work on first port. When I connect RPi to ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W booting problem

I ordered a Raspberry Pi Zero W. I have an 8 GB size SD card, I have installed the newest Raspbian on it, but it isn't booting. I tried with NOOBS and Raspbian lite too. There is no fail/success boot ...
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Best way to configure a Pi Zero W that's been embeded inside something?

I just got a Raspberry Pi Zero W, and am planning on sealing it inside a device, with only the USB Power cord coming out of the case. I will control the Pi via Wifi which will then let me control the ...
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RPI zero W as both Wifi client and access point

Everything points to that the Raspberry Pi Zero W can be access point and connect to wifi at the same time. According to this article, with the command iw list describes: valid interface ...
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How to stream two live streams to internet on pi cams?

OK, so I'm thinking about a animal wildlife camera trap. I was wondering...how do I stream two cams from a pi zero W? I can get an other pi (most likely a+) and have the a+ to give video input to the ...
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No video for Raspberry Pi Zero W

I just received my Pi Zero W and I am a little frustrated. I can't get any video output from it. First, I tried old SD cards (jessie, kali and libreelec) which were running on the previous A+, B+, ...
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Troubleshooting a pHAT DAC on Raspberry Pi Zero W

I'm trying to get the pHAT DAC to work with my Raspberry Pi Zero W on running Raspbian Jessie Lite 4.4, but I cannot get it to output any sound. I followed Pimoroni's own tutorial and tried both the "...
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Power consumption of Pi Zero W?

For those who have the Pi Zero W with them, what is its power consumption in the following modes: No peripherals connected, WiFi And Bluetooth off Only WiFi turned on Only Bluetooth turned on Only ...
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Pi Zero W Configure GPIO Current [duplicate]

I am new to Raspberry Pi, and I read somewhere that the default current you can pull from GPIO pins is 8mA, but that it can be configured to go higher. I just got a Pi Zero W. How can I get the ...
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The Pi Zero W has 5v and 3v rails. What is the max current per GPIO pin on the 5V rail?

What is the max current per GPIO pin on the 5V rail of the Pi Zero W? Also, can I power a 5V relay (4 channel, each requiring 15-20 mA) from this rail? If not, does anyone know of a 4 channel relay ...
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Which distro for Raspbery Pi Zero W?

Which distro is recommended for the new Raspberry Pi Zero W? I want to code a few small projects which will not have graphics sound any added software other than my own programs but will have ...
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Mobile Raspberry Pi Zero Camera

I'm creating a project using the Raspberry Pi Zero W and a Pi Cam to take pictures remotely. Think deer camera in the woods. I need this to be battery powered and last at least a week. Is this ...
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PiTFT Touchscreen calibration is ignored by Pi Zero W

I'm using an Adafruit 2.4" Resistive PiTFT on my shiny new Raspberry Pi Zero W and I've finally managed to get the display configured but the touchscreen is proving a problem... (Please note that ...