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Questions tagged [pi-zero]

This refers to the single-core Raspberry Pi Zero, with 512 MB of RAM and smaller form factor than models A+/B+/2B.

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Windows 10 IoT Core on Raspbery Pi 0W

Is it possible to install Windows 10 IoT on a Raspberry Pi 0W? I know you can edit recovery.cmdline in the NOOBS directory to showall, but I do not know if the OS will work well with Raspberry Pi 0W.
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Pi Zero W is set up as AP & connected to my wifi. When connected, hostname resolves to 127.0.1.1, so I must use an IP address. Can it be fixed?

Using the guide found at http://imti.co/post/145442415333/raspberry-pi-3-wifi-station-ap, I have a successfully working AP that is also connected to my home wifi, and passes thru internet -- I'm ...
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pi camera will not work with Pi zero

My Pi camera will not work with the Pi zero using the same python code I use on my Pi 3 or Pi 2 Is there something I am missing?
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raspberry pi headless setup with usb, connection problem

hello i have raspberry pi zero in my hand that does not have any wifi. i have successfully SSH the raspberry pi to my window 10 computer. but when i try to update the pi, it turns out the pi does not ...
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Trying to get SSH over USB to work (Raspberry pi Zero W)

I'm trying to connect to my Raspberry Pi Zero W using SSH over USB. I've seen other people do it, and I have tried multiple different tutorials over the last few days, but none of them worked. I've ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi Zeros over Ethernet

I'm attempting to set up a simple network made up of two raspberry pi zeros, one with wifi to access over ssh by another computer and then communication between the two pis using Ethernet. To set up ...
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ssh via USB while wifi is enabled and working (Pi zero W)

Is it possible to connect to the "Pi zero W" via usb-network, while wifi connection is already set up and working? My observation: 1.) initial Pi Zero W setup. Pi is attached to the notebook (OS: ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero only booting 50% of the time

I have come across a very peculiar problem. I have a Raspberry Pi Zero V1.3 running Raspbian Jessie Lite on a 64 GB SanDisk micro SD card. The Pi is powered via the micro USB port (not the OTG port ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero - split power

Given that the RPi Zero consumes about 1A, and I have a power adapter that gives 2.4A of DC output - I'd like to use the spare ~1.4A to power up some stuff on the throughhole board. Will that be ...
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How to tap / tee / fork the Rpi GPIO pins covered / blocked by a HAT / pHAT / bonnet?

I have a blinkt pHat that covers the entire GPIO pin array and I'm trying to trigger changes to the LED array after an external prompt. I expected to use a momentary switch connected to the GPIO pins, ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as audio filter

So I work with many devices that produce static or other undesired noise and I want to use my raspberry pi zero to filter the static from the incoming audio and play it out of the HDMI audio device. I ...
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Why is boot crashing on preliminary keymap with Retropie? (Pi Zero)

Disclaimer: this is my first time working with a Raspberry Pi, but this feels more broken than it should be. I've installed the Retropie 3.8.1 image on to my micro SD card, and tried to boot it up on ...
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PI Zero HDMI output varies with power source

I'm using a Pi Zero W, testing on many power sources. I've testing all power sources with a multimeter and have confirmed that they are all 5V (+/- 0.1) and have adequate current available. 2 amps or ...
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What is the cheapest way to get gigabit ethernet on the Pi Zero?

The Raspberry Pi Zero does not come with an ethernet port. For my experimental router project, I need to connect the Pi Zero to a wired network where the Pi Zero will act as a router for many ...
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Options for Ethernet on Raspberry Pi Zero without USB

I'm working on a project involving a Raspberry Pi Zero (not W), and an Arduino Nano with sensors. I need to be able to read data off of the Raspberry Pi without using Wi-Fi, so I'm trying to put ...
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How can I make a Pi Zero appear as the same RNDIS/Ethernet Gadget device to the host OS each time it restarts?

I can get the Pi Zero on my Mac's network nicely, using the USB OTG mode. It appears as RNDIS/Ethernet Gadget in the Network preference pane, but annoyingly, each time the Pi reappears after rebooting,...
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Running videos on JavaFX in Raspberry Pi Zero

I am trying to run a program which shows a simple video through mediaView and then shows a QR code that is associated with a string that the program generates on javaFX in a Raspberry Pi Zero. I have ...
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Powered USB hub for Pi Zero

I am going to buy the Pi Zero (when they have more in stock...) and with only one USB port I need a USB hub to connect my keyboard, mouse, and WiFi dongle. I probably won't be connecting anything else ...
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How can I reconfigure the UART on the fly?

I have a Pi Zero with Raspbian which I'd like to use as a logger device with WiFi (it's not a W, I'm using an external WiFi stick). I need the UART to communicate with a microcontroller but sometimes ...
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how to Mount and Unmount SD card( Specific partition in SD Card)?

I created a partition under my sd card. All main partition is shown here. Now " C44D-6FA2 " use for USB OTG Flash Drive. Now whenever I add any file in this USB flash drive, it is not showing under ...
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Control Pi Zero using Ethernet over USB using Raspberry Pi (3 or 4)

I have been working on a project that uses Pi Zeros as remote cameras. Recently, I have an application that requires them to be hardwired, so I have been experimenting with the Ethernet over USB ...
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Raspberry pi zero arduboy

I saw the arduboy some time ago and got quite interested in it. I'd like to know if it is possible, through some kind of os, to make something of the sort with a raspberry pi zero w(make my own games ...
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MCP3008 outputting just 0

I've been messing with raspberry pi, and I am learning about interfacing it with analog devices. I am using the MCP3008 for that and following this tutorial here. I wired it up like the pictures below:...
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Raspberry Pi Zero usable with fully free software?

In the Free Software Foundation's May 2013 review of single board computers, the Raspberry Pi was found to have fatal flaws for use in a free (libre) software environment: The Raspberry Pi requires ...
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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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How to lower screen brightness on 2.4 inch monitor

I have a 2.4 inch adafruit monitor for my rasberry pi, connected through the GPIO pins, and I have a problem with setting the screen brightness. https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-2-4-pitft-hat-with-...
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HC-SR505 Mini Infrared PIR Motion Sensor

I have a raspberry pi zero and a HC-SR505 (not 501, which apparently is what I should have bought). I'm a programmer, with only a little electronics from long ago, but some people suggest the it will ...
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How do I add Risc Os to a NOOBs install on Pi Zero (ie no wired net)

It's driving me up the wall, but I can't find a solution to this. I've got a Raspberry Pi Zero, and I'd like to put Risc OS on it. Grabbing the Risc OS 99meg install file and using Win32DiskImager to ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block (179,2)

I get the following when I try to boot my new Raspberry Pi Zero using Raspian Jessie that I just downloaded from here. The RPI appears to be unresponsive at this point. It's a new Raspberry Pi Zero ...
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Pi Zero SPI too slow (spi_bcm2835)

I am running a display using SPI. When running it on my Pi Model B, everything runs fine and fast. But when connecting it to my Zero instead, it runs very slow. Then I put the SD card of my Zero in ...
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Permission denied (publickey)

I changed the private key on my computer using ssh-keygen (I know... Why would anyone do this? A: I have no idea what I'm doing :#) and now every time I try to ssh into one of my raspberry pi's it ...
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Choise wich OS to boot in NOOBS with gpio

Well, I have RPi0w and I need to boot different os when at example I boot from pc or just regular power supplay, without keyboard and mouse. So I decided use gpio as OS choiser... But how can I make ...
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Suddenly unable to connect to 5GHz wifi network (PiZero)

OS is Raspbian Jessie with latest updates. Everything is stock packages, no special configuration either. It just runs eJabberd at the moment. As of a few days ago, I have stopped being able to ...
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GY-521 module / MPU-6050 3x Accelerometer not detected by i2cdetect

I got this GY-521 module (https://www.aliexpress.com/item/MPU-6050-3-Axis-gyroscope-acce-lerometer-module-3V-5V-compatible-For-Arduino/2035920870.html?spm=2114.13010608.0.0.pRpLS4) and no matter what ...
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Stuttering audio with PyAudio on raspberry pi zero

I'm writing some code that plays audio on a Raspberry Pi Zero while a button is pressed. When I test the code on my laptop, using mock pins to simulate button presses, the code below runs fine with no ...
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Reduce power consumption script

I have read on this blog that you can reduce power consumption: https://www.jeffgeerling.com/blogs/jeff-geerling/raspberry-pi-zero-conserve-energy By disabling the HDMI port. He says that I should ...
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Controlling Ground Pins on a Raspberry Pi zero

I am attempting to make an LED matrix such as in this tutorial: http://www.appelsiini.net/2011/how-does-led-matrix-work. Is there any way I can control components being grounded whilst keeping as many ...
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assigning static ip on intial boot to raspbian

I know we can have raspbian connect to local wifi if we copy wpa_supplicant file to location were boot.txt is in sd card, and even enable ssh by copying ssh file to the same location, but how can we ...
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WaveShare WM8960 Audio Sound Card / HAT Installation on Rpi Zero W Problem

I recently bought the WaveShare WM8960 Audio HAT said compatible with Raspberry Pi Zero W. The install complete without trouble, I can see that the soundcard is installed by typing sudo dkms status ...
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Pi zero w not connecting to wifi

My new pi0w isn't connecting to my home wifi in a headless environment. Here's my set up: $ ifconfig wlan0 wlan0: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 ether b8:27:eb:70:cb:b1 ...
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Can I set the camera's shutter speed for video?

I need to have a low shutter speed to be able to capture a light that is only on for a few milliseconds each frame (light synced with camera fps, but only want it to capture when the light is on). How ...
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ESC Control with RPi GPIO Pins

Ok so, I’m going to be using a pi zero and an esc to control a brushless motor based on a Bluetooth controller input. Basically, I want to know how via python I can control the esc. I heard using gpio ...
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Automatically Connecting to Raspberry Pi 0 to a wifi without Screen and SSH

I have a raspberry pi 0, but don't have/don't want to connect to a screen/hdmi/SSH. I can plug my pi's sdcard into my laptop and access the raspbian installation files, so is there a way I can ...
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Using Earphones/Headphones with mic to give voice commands in DIY alexa on raspberryPi zero/3b/3b+

Can I use Using Earphones/Headphones with a mic to give voice commands in DIY Alexa on raspberryPi zero/3b/3b+ by connecting the 3.5mm male jack to the board via a USB type c/ micro USB adapter as the ...
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4 Displays with diffrent output using Raspberry Pis

Core Problem: I need 4 displays to show diffrent output (simple images) For this kind of "Video Wall" problem, most solutions recommend one RPi for each display/monitor in a master/slave ...
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Using a RPi Zero to build a WiFi USB Stick with `modprobe g_mass_storage`

I am trying to build a WiFi USB Stick using a Raspberry Pi Zero W. I want to be able to plug in the RPI to a computer or whatever device able to output data to a USB port and then the specific mounted ...
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Use a 2.5" LCD in a Blaupunkt Dashcam for Raspberry Pi?

and thank you for reading my topic. I recently bought a "2.5" LCD HD Dashcam" from the Blaupunkt brand (BPDV122), although I am aware they have just used this design from another company. https://www....
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What's the cheapest way to get network connectivity to the Pi Zero?

Since the Pi Zero doesn't come with an Ethernet port, I'm wondering what is the cheapest way to get reasonably fast network connectivity to the device? UPDATE By "network connectivity" I mean ...
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Rpi Bluetooth Android Device Connection Pairing Problem

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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Is the Pi Zero software-equivalent to a 1.x B+?

Is it generally safe to assume that anything (software-related) that works with a Pi Zero will ALSO work with a 1.2 B+, or are there things that even the Zero can do that the old 1.2 B+ can't? Why: I'...