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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Connecting pihut controller to pi zero. Syntax error when calling a script

Please let me know if I should provide any more information. I'm trying to connect a pihut controller to a raspberry pi zero using code I found from approxeng. I am running python 3.5. https://...
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picamera web streaming and image capture

I am a total python novice so please bear with me... I have combined a couple of the picamera advanced recipes to try and web-stream and take pictures simultaneously. everything works correctly, ...
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Ethernet options for streaming video from a Raspberry Pi Zero?

I am streaming video from multiple Pi zero WHs, via ethernet, to a master Pi 3B+ which saves the streams to a hard drive. I chose Pi zeros due to their low cost and low power draw (I'm running from ...
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Is it possible to connect a Raspberry Pi 0 to the USB port of a router, to connect to the internet?

Recently I read (in articles such as this one) that it is possible to use the Raspberry Pi Zero in 'USB/Ethernet gadget mode'. Now my modem has two USB ports, which the manual says can be used for ...
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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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What are the L1 and L2 components in the raspberry pi zero and their values?

My raspberry pi zero v 1.3 has been damaged due to a short circuit of the IO pins and it does not turn on, I have been looking closely and I have notice that the L1 and L2 components are melted. ...
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Can you directly connect two Rasberry Pis via GPIO?

My usecase is as such - I've got 2 RasPi Zeros, one of which is acting as an input for a USB device. I'd then want to forward some data via GPIO to the second one, which acts as a USB device connected ...
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is there any advantage in using Raspbian Buster instead of Stretch on a Raspberry Pi Zero

I was wondering if are there some real advantages in using Buster on a Raspberry Pi Zero, or I should continue using Stretch
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are the Zero and Zero W software compatible?

I'm having problems on a brand new Zero, I prepared the SD on a Zero W to install updates and other via internet, I disabled bluetooth and I left wifi enebled in case I'll need to change something on ...
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Can you use the Raspberry Pi 4 B to control 1 or more Raspberry Pi Zero's?

My project is going to use Pi 4 to connect to 1 or 2 Pi Zeros. I would want the Pi 4 to control the Pi Zeros. Would that work? Also I am going to connect the Pi 4 to the Ethernet. Also would the Pi 4 ...
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Reading registers from a (MCP2515) chip on a CAN Hat

I'm using a CAN Hat which talks SPI to the PI.. everything works, as it automatically loads the (MCP2515) drivers and makes the CAN bus accessible via sockets. However, is there a way to read-back ...
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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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Safe cut power supply from raspberry

I want to cut safe the power supply from the raspberry with a relay connected to the gpio. I know how to connect to relay to the board but.. When the relay turn off the power line will be cut off to ...
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How can I setup USB OTG with a Raspberry Pi Zero W and an iPad over USB-C using Arch Linux?

Arch Linux systemd-networkd I want my Raspberry Pi Zero W to show up as an ethernet device to my iPad. It is doable. It's been proven to work. The problem is in the details. After ensuring there is ...
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Would it be possible to boot a live distro from DVD or CD-rom

For a secure key generator using Yubikeys to back-up master private keys and seperate Yubikeys to containt authetication subkey private keys I'm looking for a way to run a Raspberry Pi zero with no ...
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RC522 modules stop working when more than 2 are connected

So, here's a synopsis of what I am trying to do. I want to put 3 RC522 readers side by side inside of a book, facing the cover, that will be constantly on, using a Rpi zero W. When an RFID chip gets ...
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USB3 drive and Pi Zero

I'm trying to connect a 3.5" drive to a Pi Zero. However, the drive is not detected by the Pi: pi@lolcat:~ $ dmesg | grep sd [ 0.913523] sdhci: Secure Digital Host Controller Interface driver [ ...
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How do I use three RC522 RFID readers together?

Ok, So I have one RC522 reader working with no issues. I want to have 3. I don't care which receiver picks up the RFID tag, I just want to know whenever a tag was picked up at all by any of them. ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi Zero W to ethernet and serving as WiFi access point

I have an ethernet port in a room where I would like to improve the WiFi connection, and I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W lying around. Is there a way I can connect the Pi to the ethernet port and have ...
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Wifi connection causes Pi to freeze, why?

I am having recurring problems with 2 Pi0W and, less often, with a Pi3B+ using pikrellcam as part of wildlife project What happens is that the Pi simply freezes. I am using a headless mode and ...
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USB OTG with power supply connection to Raspberry Pi Zero

I have connected my 5.2 V 2 A tablet charger to power USB port of Raspberry Pi Zero and USB port to my Linux OS Lenovo laptop, according to this post I must cut the 5 V pin of USB PC port, but I didn'...
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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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RpiZero Power Supply through 40 pin Power/GPIO Header or microUSB connector

As the title states I want to power my pi-zero with an adafruit powerboost 1000. I have looked into ways to do this and it seems there are 2 possibilities: Use the USB output of the powerboost to ...
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Raspberry PI Zero rebooting every day or two

I am not sure if I have a bad board. I have a raspberry PI Zero with a camera attached. It cannot reliably run more than 24 hours and I have never see it do 72 hours. I have a heat sink on it, I have ...
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How to log onto wifi using hotspot or USB connection?

I want to use the Raspberry Pi Zero W as an embedded controller for a device that a third party could use by configuring WiFi connection via USB or hot spot, like you would configure a wireless ...
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PC/Xbox Controller servo control

I am making a project where I want to use a PC/Xbox controller to control my servos with analog sticks. I've been following this tutorial and I've used the code down below to control my servo motor ...
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Asking sign in to watch video stream fro Raspberry pi camera

when I'm entering the IP address to watch the live stream, it's asking for sign in. I tried many things to sign in but it,s not working what to do to watch the live stream?
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How to write a Rpi Python program to control a solenoid to press a key on my keyboard

I am attempting to make a button that can press a key on my keyboard at a random interval between 1 and 5, and would prefer if the code was written in python. I am really new to this website, and I ...
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Is there a way to cross-compile for armv6 using gcc-7?

I am trying to cross-compile for raspberry B/raspberry zero on ubuntu18.04 using crossbuild-essential-armhf. I installed it using : apt-get install -y crossbuild-essential-armhf In order to test I ...
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PiCamera Project not working

I'm a total newbie taking a coding class in High School. I have been trying to get a portable PiCamera up and running, but I have encountered some bugs, that I do not know how to fix. Here is the code:...
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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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LibreELEC PVR not functioning

I am new to RPi and LibreELEC, and want to get working live TV and recording. I bought myself an Xbox One TV tuner which I have heard is compatible with Raspberry Pi. So I boot up my Pi, go onto TV ...
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Pi Zero W 1.1 dead wifi

About a month or two ago I bought a pi zero w from microcenter for a project but I didn’t start on it until now. I now realize the Pi that I got is one of the defective ones with a bad firmware, so ...
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How to switch between operating systems

I am new to Raspberry Pi, and have just downloaded PINN, which I've read is an enhanced version of NOOBS. I was hoping that I could switch between LibreELEC and Raspbian whenever I booted up the Pi, ...
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NOOBS gets stuck when downloading Raspbian

I have a problem with NOOBS. I have tried to download Raspbian onto the SD card directly from NOOBS, and as soon as the download starts, I get the regular message "Please wait while the software is ...
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Not able to ssh into RPI Zero W with raspbian Lite?

I have for weeks now tried to ssh into my RPI zero, and I cannot figure out what is wrong here. I've been using this guide https://desertbot.io/blog/ssh-into-pi-zero-over-usb. The installation ...
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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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TensorFlow on a ClusterHat

Has anyone experience of running distributed AI on the Cluster Hat using Pi Zeroes? Specifically, can I run TensorFlow on a Cluster HAT ideally using the GPUs on the PiZeros as well as on the ...
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How to cross compile OpenCV for the Raspberry PI Zero?

Hi so I've got a camera module for my Pi Zero and wanted to play around with OpenCV and Python. Looking around google, if found a few guides to get OpenCV to a Raspberry but most included to either ...
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BrightPi or Noir cam owner? Dimensions please

Huge thanks in advance if you are able to spare a few seconds to answer a couple of very simple questions I have spent literally dozens of hours researching. I'm desperately trying to find out the ...
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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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OS based on CentOS/Fedora?

I’m looking for an OS based on CentOS/Fedora to install on a ARMv6. Anybody know an actual system? All systems that I found are unmaintained...
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Raspberry pi zero isn't detected by pc over USB

So I've been working on a school project for the past couple weeks, and I've programmed over usb to make it the process easier. Everything was working fine for a solid 2 weeks until the system crashed ...
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SystemD running script before device driver loaded

We've a few Pi's, model 2, 3B+ and Zero W all running default Raspbian and with the latest firmware updates as of 25 March '19. All of these have an Infineon TPM 2.0 board attached to the gpio pins ...
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How do I properly configure my Pi-3B+ and Pi-Zero to share an internet connection over usb0 and eth0?

I've been trying to configure my Pi-3b+ and Pi-Zero to share a network connection for about a week now without success. Can anyone tell me how to configure the two pi's to enable the following ...
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How to receive an measurement via RaspberryPi GPIO

Existing codebase being written in python, now requires attaching a new device. Purpose of that device will be to measure analog angle, convert to some format of a number and send it to rpi via some ...
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Pi Zero splash screen

I created a custom splash screen on a Pi 3 B+, when I transfer the card over to my Pi zero, the splash screen does not display, only 3 small squares about 2/3 of the way down the screen. What am I ...
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Error unknown machine command despite compiling without errors

I recently made a project using opencv 4 on my raspberry pi 3 b+, but then decided to port the whole project to a new raspberry pi zero, as I want to make it a permanent setup and want to keep my py 3 ...
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Using RTC on Raspberry Pi Zero while SDA/SCL pins are occupied

I have a portable project on my Raspberry Pi Zero and I am using a i2c 0.96" OLED on the SDA/SCL pins on my Raspberry Pi. I would like to add a RTC Module to my project, but all of the tutorials I ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero -V1.3 Kali-SSH VNC through USB connected to PC possible?

I would like to SSH and VNC to a rasberry pi Zero V1.3 (Non-wifi) running Kali using just the USB connected to a Ubuntu that is connected to the network. It is possible with Raspbian: https://www....

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