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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Very small sized battery for RasPi Zero? [closed]

I have an idea for an embedded system with the Pi Zero, but for this I need a very small and light weight (<40g) battery which can power this little thing for about 15 minutes. I am aware of this ...
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I'm having trouble setting up my config.txt file to work with hdmi display

I plugged in my pi to my hdmi screen and I've been getting a screen with just lines on it going up to down. It makes sense as this hdmi screen does not have a video scaler so unless you get the ...
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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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Is Raspbian Wheezy Compatible with the Pi Zero?

I heard from Adafruit that "Raspbian Wheezy does not have the updated firmware for this much RAM" in regards to the Pi Zero. This doesn't make any sense to me, seeing as I run Wheezy on my Pi 2, which ...
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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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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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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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Powered USB hub not working with Pi zero

I bought the amazon basics 4 port powered usb hub(3.0). My Pi0 doesn't recognize anything plugged into it. It is getting power when I plugg the usb WLAN card in I get lights. When I Plug Kbrd/mouse in ...
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Underclocking PiZero for power saving worth it?

How much power does the PiZero consume on it's lowest possible cpu clock setting (underclocked)? (Let's say the only usb add on is a wifi dongle.) And... is it worth it?
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Can I use a cable such as the ones linked to connect my Pi Zero to the network?

The Pi Zero only has a micro USB socket, requiring the use of an adapter to connect an Ethernet cable. Is there any reason I can't use something like this cable, or even attempt to make my own with ...
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How to use both WiFi and Bluetooth dongles at once without powered USB hub with Raspberry Pi Zero?

I'm aware of the point to get powered USB hub, but my goal is to make the device as small as possible and decrease number of wires. The idea is to make a tiny otg male->two usb female passive hub and ...
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Overclocking capabilities of pizero

Has anyone had good results on overclocking the PiZero? If so what speeds where achieved?
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What is the cheapest and smallest way to add USB ports to the Raspberry Pi Zero? [duplicate]

What is the cheapest (under $15) and smallest way to add 1 more USB port to the Raspberry Pi Zero.
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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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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 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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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'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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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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Powering Raspberry Pi Zero from a USB Power Bank

I want to purchase a USB Power Bank, one of the tiny portable ones, to power my Pi Zero, I need it to last at least 12 hours, but preferably 15 hours, for a comfortable safety cushion of time. My Pi ...
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Streaming offline

I want to buy a Raspberry Pi Zero and put it outside my home. I want to stream it's camera input to my Raspberry Pi B at home and somehow put it onto a website and I can't connect rpi zero to wifi. Is ...
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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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Pi Zero BOM component temperature range concern

I want to buy quite a few the Pi zero boards for outdoor use. Can you help get the BOM if possible, I want to confirm the temperature range for each component (the 19.2Mhz crystal, the caps and so on)....
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Connect Nexus 7 tablet to Raspberry Pi Zero

I have a Google Nexus 7 (2013) tablet running Android 5.1.1. I have installed ConnectBot and use it to connect to various networks via ssh. I purchased a Raspberry Pi Zero and copied Raspbian Jessie (...
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Are the same microSD cards compatible with the Rasberry Pi Zero?

Are all of the microSD, microSDHC, and microSDXC cards on the list from the Embedded Linux Wiki compatible with the Raspberry Pi Zero?
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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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Can the Raspberry Pi Zero be powered by a real usb port?

I have a powered USB hub. Can I use it to power the Raspberry Pi Zero using up just one Micro USB port? Or does the power have to come from one particular port that is only used to provide power?
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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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Which RF transceiver to use for a network using Rpi or Arduino?

I am looking for advice on how to create a RF network to send and receive data both at the same time. The master Arduino or Rpi Zero receives temperature readings from the slave nodes which passes it ...
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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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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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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 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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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 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 ...