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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 ...
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How do I add the nightly Risc Os build as an option to the NOOBs / PINN OS list?

The latest NOOBs image contains the RISCOS boot binary, but the option to install it dosen't appear on a Pi-3. I guess as the official release only supports Pi-1 + Pi-2, while the nightly build ...
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Boot Zero W from USB device

The older Raspberry Pi's (Pi 1, Pi 2 and Pi Zero) couldn't boot from a USB-device, but the Raspberry Pi 3 has support for it. The Pi and Pi 2 have semi-support for it (using an SD-card with a single ...
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Set up a Raspberry Pi Zero W without monitor or ethernet module

I bought the new Raspberry Pi W but I don't have right now an mini-HDMI adaptor (to connect it to a monitor) neither an Ethernet module to connect by SSH. Can I connect somehow by SSH through USB? ...
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Pi Zero W WiFi interference with TTY

I've run into some issues with the new Pi zero W. First I tried to run an image of raspbian from 11-1-17' but that did nothing. Well, it booted but couldn't set up a Wi-Fi network. So I've installed a ...
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How do I make serial work on the Raspberry Pi3 , Pi3B+, PiZeroW

My Pi3 serial console produces rubbish and fails to respond to the keyboard.