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Raspberry Pi Zero W - connect Micro USB to FTDI to arduino board

I'm using this FTDI on a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B to connect an arduino board via USB. can I do the same thing on a Raspberry Pi Zero W using this USB OTG Micro USB to Mini USB to connect the FTDI to ...
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PI Zero W Bluetooth Device not recognised yocto poky

I have built an yocto poky image with bitbake and it doesn't seem to recognise the bluetooth device/controller. I have seen this issue and doesn't help. My local.conf has extra for distro features ...
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arecord not able to find device?

I've installed the respeaker pi hat module to my Rpi0W using sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade git clone https://github.com/respeaker/seeed-voicecard.git cd seeed-voicecard sudo ./install.sh ...
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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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pi zero w does not respond

Ordered a Pi Zero w, arrived, but I did not check it before I soldered the 40 pin GPIO onto it. Now it does not seem to be starting at all. I visually inspected the solders, they are not touching ...
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powering raspberry pi zeroW via computer usb port

I ran out of wall plugs for the Pi and I would like to power a zeroW via a USB port from my laptop. There are 2 microusb ports on the zeroW should which 1 should I use, the one near the edge or the ...
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Rpi3 and RPi0W wifi signal strength

I have a rpi3 which act as a Homeassistant hub, and have no problems connecting to my wifi. Problem is that my rpi0W can't seem to connect to the same wireless network, from the same position that ...
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Internet Speed in Pi Zero W

Internet speed on raspberry pi zero W is too slow. I've measured the speed in same way on my computer with same IP but the result is incredibly different. Test on raspberry, pi@raspberrypi:~ $ ...
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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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Bluetoothctl connect TIMEOUT exception

This is the error I am getting when I connect to my mobile phone using the connect method in this documentation: https://gist.github.com/egorf/66d88056a9d703928f93, raise TIMEOUT(msg) pexpect....
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Issues accessing a microphone from Node on Pi Zero

I am having issues using a microphone in a Node script. The microphone (a SEEED Array mic) works when running the command line: arecord -D plughw:1 --duration=10 -f cd -vv ~/rectest.wav It does not ...
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What pins are actually being used by my 3.5 TFT?

I have a 3.5 TFT and I used these instructions to get it to work with RetroPie on my Pi Zero W. The reason this is important is although there are schematics for this LCD panel, I'm not using any of ...
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Logitech F310 hot plug working on Pi 3 B+ but not on Pi Zero W

I wrote software in C for my work that reads Logitech F310 controller input and controls our vehicle accordingly. I wanted my software to be fault-tolerant, so I added code that checks the presence of ...
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ssh and wpa_supplicant.conf files not getting deleted on boot?

I am following this guide for the raspberry pi zero w: https://core-electronics.com.au/tutorials/raspberry-pi-zerow-headless-wifi-setup.html I've flashed the latest raspbian stretch lite to the SD ...
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Pi Camera v2.1 not working

I already checked out the other answers on StackExchange, and followed every step of this guide: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/raspbian/applications/camera.md, as well as the referenced ...
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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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Share Internet with a Pi Zero over Bluetooth?

How do I share my Macbook's Internet connectivity with a Raspberry Pi Zero over a Bluetooth PAN? I am able to SSH into my RPi Zero via Bluetooth on pan0 interface, so the Bluetooth connection works. ...
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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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is there a way to change SPI clock in shell or bash file?

I would like to write a bash to light up an OLED screen with SSD1306 driver, I can use below code to send commands: echo -ne $cmd > /dev/spidev0.0 however the SPI clock seems too fast for SSD1306,...
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Is my Pi Zero W overclocking? Why does it disconnect?

I've got a Raspberry Pi Zero W which is connected to a 4 relay module, servo motor, and IR sensor. It has two functions: first, it operates continuously, watching the IR sensor and, when tripped, it ...
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Local DNSMasq .local domain problem

I have a problem with name resolution on one of my Pis. I have set my router to start dnsmasq with LAN domain local. Other systems except this Pi can ping host.local addresses just fine. I installed ...
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Pi Zero W and running BME680 + PiHole + USB security camera?

I just got myself a Pi Zero W and a BME680 plus all the needed components to hook things up. I feel that the Pi Zero is powerful enough for running PiHole and also creating a personal weather monitor ...
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Will this work out (usb hub + rpi zero w + Zishan Z1 DSD)?

Well, I want to connect Rpi zero W and Zishan Z1/2 DSD in one case, but with both devices working in one port connected to PC. (with working usb device in Rpi if in "portable" mode or in both ...
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How to connect to WiFi without reboot?

I just put a freshly flashed card (with 2017-09-07-raspbian-stretch-lite) into a Raspberry Pi Zero W. Then I added these lines: network={ ssid="myWifiSsid" psk="myWifiPassword" } to /etc/...
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RPI Zero as Keyboard: Convert key codes from SHOWKEY to write into /dev/hidg0 HID packet [closed]

I'm using RPI Zero W as keyboard gadget. It's supposed to act as keyboard getaway from Bluetooth keyboard to USB keyboard. I'm running "showkey" shell command process giving me codes of just pressed ...
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.Net Core apps on Mono

Trying to run .Net Core app with Mono on Raspberry Pi Zero W (as you know, .Net Core JIT is not support the ARMv6 processor instructions) and I've got error all time: Cannot open assembly '#...
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How to set IP to Dynamic?

I need help changing my IP to dynamic or confirming that my is IP to dynamic because I may have set it to static when I installed PiVPN. /etc/network/interfaces is basically empty
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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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Connecting Raspberry Pi GPIO UART to Arduino USB

I use a third-party modified Arduino that has the correct voltages and current limitations to control my robot. I additionally want to connect a Raspberry Pi Zero W to the Arduino that is evaluating a ...
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Forcing lower WiFi speed on Pi Zero W for robustness

I'd like to do some low bandwidth realtime* streaming to a Raspberry Pi Zero W. Since the required bandwidth is much lower than even the lowest WiFi speeds, but dropped packets and jitter will cause ...
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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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Bluetooth disconnect

I solved my previous Bluetooth issue, but now my problem is that every time I try to connect something (per Bluetooth) with the Pi Zero W it disconnects very quickly. If I try to connect it to my PC, ...
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Cannot ssh into Raspberry Pi Zero W over wifi after enabling ssh

I'm trying to set up my Zero W to use as a headless server, so I've taken the following steps: Flashed Raspbian Buster Lite onto the SD card Put a file named wpa_supplicant.conf in the boot/ ...
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Zero-W Mail Server Setup

I would like to host a 'light-weight' mailserver on a raspberry pi and would like to host it on a rPi Zero-W. Specific objectives / requirements are: Send / Receive messages less a total of less ...
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Can one run a Raspbery Pi Zero W at load continuously?

I want to use a RPi Zero W to drive a display. This will be putting the CPU on-load pretty much 24/7. Can it handle having load near-continuously? I do have a small metal heat sink on the CPU. I ...
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apt-get not working on raspberry pi zero w [Internal error: Oops: 17 [#1] ARM]

I bought a new raspberry pi zero w. I flashed the raspbian lite image on a sd-card, the pi booted normally. But when I try to update it with sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade I get the ...
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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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Pi0W Crash on VNC Forwarding but not through SSH Tunnel

Short version: Pi Crashes when forwarding vnc port, but not when ssh tunneling the port. Full version: I've an old snowleopard OSX machine which has a defective keyboard and wifi, but I wanted to use ...
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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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New RPi Zero W - Screen flickers

I got a new RPi Zero W :) Fresh installed Raspbian Jessy on a new 16GB SD. All went good, including connection to wifi, and Logitec 2.4GHz mouse and keyboard. after that- from time to time, screen ...
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Power Rasberry Pi Zero W using LiPo 11.4V and 7805 converter

In order to power a Raspberry Pi Zero W, I'm using the 7805 converter to lower the ~11.4V from a LiPo Battery to 5V. The resulted voltage is about 4.96V. The Raspberry Pi starts to boot for about 20 ...
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Programming MLX90640 to display what I want [closed]

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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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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How can I download a Pi image with Tensorflow Lite already installed?

This whole nonsense of cross-compiling is nuts. Can I just download an image of Raspbian for my Pi Zero W with tensorflow lite already installed?
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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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RPi Zero W kernel shoots messages

I want to update my RPi 0 and i can't because the kernel is writing Messages with hex code that it failed but i can't fix that or even now whats going on. only using "sudo apt-get update" https://...
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Pi freezes when running a script

I'm trying to set up a trap camera using a brand new Pi Zero W with Raspbian Buster but it freezes when I run the python scirpt. originally the code was a bit complicated with multithreading, email ...
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What is the purpose of the sharpie marks on some Pis

I recently obtained a Pi Zero W and there was what looks to be a sharpie mark besides the trapezoidal antenna beneath the Broadcom chip and besides the micro usb port. I subsequently went on google ...
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What happens if I force_turbo (and over_voltage) but do not increase ARM, etc

I have had issues with running RPI cam control and pikrell cam on Pi Zero W and found a post where it was recommended to use: over_voltage=4 force_turbo=1 (https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/...
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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 ...