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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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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Can I use Raspberry Pi as a USB peripheral device?

Raspberry Pi has a Micro USB port for power supply. My question is if this port is only for power purposes or can it be used for data as well? I would like to be able to attach my Raspberry Pi as a ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero with Ethernet Over HDMI

The new Raspberry Pi Zero doesn't have any kind of wired Ethernet connection. Has anyone have tested if Ethernet over HDMI works? I did not find any info in the web or even what version of HDMI the ...
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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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Can you put Windows 10 IoT Core on Raspberry Pi Zero?

Can you put Windows 10 IoT Core on Raspberry Pi Zero? According to the minimum requirements specified on the Windows IoT core page it might seem possible, but I'm not sure.
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Current draw for +/2/3/0 models

Essentially "What's the current draw and supply voltage tolerance?" but for newer models.
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Can the Pi Zero act as an USB peripheral device?

Can the currently announced new member of the Pi family - the Pi Zero - act as an USB peripheral device? Obviously the schematics are not yet available and the blog entry linked above does not go too ...
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What's the smallest wifi connector for the Raspberry Pi Zero?

I'm looking for a small and neat solution to give the Pi Zero Wi-Fi connectivity. Something along the lines of a Micro-B USB dongle would be nice, but I'm not sure they exist. I'm currently using an ...
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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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What can I use to power my Raspberry Pi Zero with rechargeable battery?

Is there a 5 V rechargeable battery and cables compatible and comparative in size with Raspberry Pi Zero? I don't want to have to plug my Raspberry Pi in every time and nonrechargables get ...
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Pi Zero Video out header

I'm still waiting to sort getting a Pi Zero, but a thought has just occured to me. The Pi Zero has 4 pins which are AFAIK something to do with video: So I have two questions: What is the pinout for ...
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Schematics/Drawings of the Pi Zero?

I'm going to try and order a Pi Zero or two (when they are back in stock...), but whilst waiting I would like to design stuff (basic lasercut case etc) so I can use them effectively. So does anyone ...
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Installing OS on separate Raspberry Pi

I have a micro SD card that I am planning on using with a Raspberry Pi Zero, I do not have a mini HDMI to full HDMI adapter, but I do have a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, say could I image the card, do the ...
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Pi Zero as HID: How to control PC Mouse from Pi Zero through USB?

I'm asking this because I haven't found anything clear about this subject after searching for days. So, I'm sorry if the question already exists. I'm working in a project, just for fun, where I want ...
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Disable LEDs Pi Zero

Can I disable the yellow (PWR?) LED on the Pi Zero? I've tried setting the brightness to 0 of led1 (it starts life as 255) and led0 is already 0 but I still get the LED glow. Out of interest, I only ...
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MacOS Not Discovering Raspberry Pi Zero as an USB Ethernet Device

Issue MacOS is not finding/discovering my Raspberry Pi Zero as an USB Ethernet Device upon USB connection. Background I flashed my Raspberry Pi Zero with the ARMEL firmware, linked on the page ...
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Jessie in Kiosk mode on the Pi Zero, the proper way

I have looked far and wide, and also read a lot of the (mostly marked duplicate) questions already posted here. But I can't seem to find a conclusive answer for my situation. I want to run a browser ...
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Does Raspberry Pi Zero have a polyfuse?

The question says it all. If you have a definite answer, it would be great if you could post a photo of the pi zero, where the fuse is pointed out.
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Raspberry Pi Zero actual price?

I know it is said to be $5 but when I looked at MCM and Element14, it was listed as $13. What is the actual price before shipping.
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Detect HDMI and Start GUI

We build an applications that supports a server mode and a GUI mode. Now the XServer and the application should start, if a HDMI Cable is connected otherwise it should only run the server. So whats ...
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How do I add analog audio out to the Raspberry Pi Zero?

The currently announced new member of the Raspberry Pi family - the Raspberry Pi Zero provides only digital audio out via its HDMI connector. What are the options to add analog audio out to this model?...
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Is the pi-zero capable enough to play video?

The project would be a turnkey video player: plug it in to the hdmi display and power, and it plays a prepared video list in a loop. No user controls or anything; brute stupid to use in the field. ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero not booting?

Last night I finally received my Raspberry Pi Zero. I quickly loaded in an SD card with the Raspbian Jessie image from November 2015. This is the same image that I just used for an RPi2 which is ...
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How to change permissions on external hard-drive connected to Raspberry?

I am following this tutorial to create Samba Share on my Raspberry Pi Zero. My problem is at this step: "Make sure your user is the owner of the path you are trying to share via Samba sudo chown -R ...
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Raspbian Jessie Lite Boot Delay - Long Wait for DHCPCD

I just downloaded and installed Raspbian Jessie Lite v2016-02-09 on my Raspberry Pi Zero. The DHCPCD process slows boot time by ~40 seconds. I do not plan to connect to the internet using my Pi. How ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero - Is it USB OTG, or just a female micro USB connector?

I can't seem to tell if the Raspberry Pi Zero's female micro USB port is and/or requires USB OTG. I see a lot of people talking about USB OTG on the Zero, but the specs I've seen don't mention USB ...
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Unable to configure a Raspberry Pi Zero as a USB Mass Storage Device using g_mass_storage

I have been trying to get my Raspberry Pi Zero to behave as a USB Mass Storage Device, following https://gist.github.com/gbaman/50b6cca61dd1c3f88f41 and other online documentation. Steps to reproduce:...
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RPi zero ethernet connection via HDMI port using a HDMI to RJ45 adaptor

I would like to connect the Raspberry Pi Zero to my laptop using an ethernet cable without using the micro-USB port. Currently I can connect using ethernet cable through a micro-USB to RJ45 converter. ...
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Is the Raspberry pi zero RAM enough for Retro pi?

I want to get my 13 year old coding. I have a RPi3 I downloaded Retro pi so he could check it out. He went online and found all the cases that are out there for it. He wants one so he can build the ...
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Will the Pi Zero version 1.3 require a new case

The new version of the Pi Zero includes a camera connector. will this require a new case or just taller standoffs and longer bolts to work with the acrylic cases like the Adafruit Pi Protector?
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How do you configure the Pi Zero to act as a USB webcam using the plug in camera?

There are lots of guides which tell you how to configure the raspberry Pi Zero as a mass_storage device or Ethernet device, most of these mention the ability to make the Pi act as a webcam but none ...
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Raspberry PI Zero no HDMI output

I've bought a month ago a new Raspberry Zero to try this little toy. I'm already playing with a Raspberry and linux OS in general but this time i'm very close to give up. The problem is that this ...
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Pi Zero: Any way to solder on an Ethernet Port?

I was wondering if it's possible to solder on an ethernet port. Having a OTG USB to Ethernet is a bit bulky. What I'm trying to do is fit a Raspberry Pi inside my MacBook, and then solder the ...
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Strange wifi behavior using raspberry pi zero as portable AP

I have a raspberry pi Zero with a 4 port USB hub attached to it (via pins on the back). The WiFi dongles that I'm using are twin Edimax EW-7811UN models. What I'm trying to use it for is Internet ...
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Creating a Raspberry Pi Zero cluster for crypto mining [closed]

I'm looking to mine crypto on a Raspberry Pi Zero, now I don't mean coins like Bitcoin or Ethereum, I mean ones that are easier to mine. I have read a Pi Zero can do about 10 H/s which would make ...
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DIY uninterruptable power supply (UPS) for Raspberry Pi Zero

I have several pi-zero boards and I utilize them to monitor environmental conditions (such as humidity, temperature and intrusion) of each room in home. For continuous operation, I want to eliminate ...
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How to connect Raspberry Pi Zero to PC

As in question - since the new Zero lacks any ethernet connection, what is the easiest way to connect the Pi to a PC, excluding connecting any USB WiFi? Is it possible to use MicroUSB directly? How ...
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Pi Zero overlay to swap power and data usb ports?

I have some right angle OTG cables that I can't use with the Pi Zero. They collide into the power cable. Is there any way to swap the purpose of the two ports so that the right angle cables for data ...
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Can the Raspberry Pi Zero run Java 8? And on which OS image?

I'm looking to run a java 8 application on the raspberry pi zero. Which is a recommended image to use to run Java 8?
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Raspbian Stretch with MariaDB

For the last 6 hours I have been trying to install MariaDB on my Raspberry Pi Zero. I am using the latest Raspbian Stretch. The problem is that the configuration menu for MariaDB doesn't show up ...
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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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Does the Pi Zero have two OTG USB ports (data over PWR IN)?

This answer claims that both micro USB ports of the Raspberry Pi Zero can be used for OTG and that the PWR IN connector supports data transfer. As much as I want that to be true, I can't find a single ...
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Pi Zero Raspistill error: Camera is not enabled in this build

I have a Pi camera V2.1 and a Pi Zero V1.3 with an adapter cable for the camera. I made sure to connect it correctly on both sides, metallic connections towards the green PCB. I have done a sudo apt-...
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Can the Raspberry Pi Zero boot from the Raspbian SD card image?

I was lucky and got hands on an early Raspberry Pi Zero. I've downloaded the latest Raspbian SD card image from the Raspberry Pi website. Powering on the Pi Zero with this SD card, the Zero remains ...
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PiCameraMMALError: Failed to enable connection: Out of resources (other than memory)

I'm doing a project where I connect the raspberry pi Zero with arduino, I hhave two sensors that help me to know health data in the arduino, an a Pi NoIR V2 camera in raspberry. When the conditions is ...
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Automatic shutdown of Pi Zero on low battery

I am trying to build a battery powered Pi Zero, using a LiPo battery and the Adafruit Powerboost 500. I would like to be able to use the low battery output (LBO) on the powerboost to tell the Pi to ...
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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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Pi Zero OTG with backup power?

I have my Pi Zero connected to my laptop in OTG mode and it is scheduled to take temperature readings every 5 minutes, then send the data to the laptop on the hour. I was wondering if I was 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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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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