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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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Pi Zero, No Input

For the life of me, I can't get my Pi0 to work on any TVs other than the one in my living room. I gave this to a friend and they can't get it to work on their TV, either. I'm just running RetroPie......
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Blank terminal in Pi0 UART connection

Following this tutorial exactly: https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruits-raspberry-pi-lesson-5-using-a-console-cable/overview i.e.: Drivers are installed UART line is added and enabled I get a blank ...
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How to add AP details without wifi?

I made a ghastly mistake. I hit the wrong key and purchased a Pi Zero instead of the Pi Zero W that I wanted. I have a wifi dongle, but I can't attach it and the keyboard at the same time. I tried an ...
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Detect USB port occupancy

I'm building a small camera with my raspberry pi zero. As part of this I've made an enclosure with an external USB port, which is hardwired onto the pi. I would like to add an if statement to the ...
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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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modified files on boot partition being reset after first boot

I am trying to perform a headless setup of a raspberry pi zero W, which involves creating some new files in the boot partition of the SD card before putting it into the pi (wpa_supplicant.conf and ssh)...
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Has anyone successfully installed Tensorflow on Raspberry pi zero version 1.3 or can provide a downloadable SD card image of it?

I would like to install Tensorflow’s object detection on the Raspberry pi zero. The nearest I have got to complete information is Pete Warden's blog, however when pip installing the wheel file it just ...
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Is it possible to set a static IP for the first boot of headless Pi ethernet gadget?

I'm setting up a Raspberry Pi Zero as an ethernet gadget using the instructions here. That generally works but until I can log in to the Pi and configure it to use a static IP address it uses for its ...
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Powering Raspberry Pi Zero when USB OTG is in device mode

I'm using a Raspberry Pi Zero as a USB device, i.e. it is connected and powered via the OTG USB port to a USB host (in this case another Raspberry Pi, but it could be a PC or any other USB host): ...
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Lots of LEDs in a chain

I need to control about 90 leds with a raspberry pi. I am thinking of doing with with 3 chains of 30 leds, so I can control each set of 30 leds independently (turn 30 on and off at a time) and change ...
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RPi Zero Install

I have formatted my card and written the latest version of Pi Zero from the RetroPie website. Brand new microSD card, card reader, and HDMI wires. The tv screen stays blank when I plug the Pi0 in. I ...
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Pi 3 B+, inerchange with zero

I have a Pi 3 B+, and a Zero coming. With the 3 B having wi-fi, and Bluetooth is it right thinking that it will be more convenient to program the chip in the 3 B, then take it out to put in the Zero ...
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How to get GPS coordinate from a satellite phone with Raspberry Pi

I noticed that when connecting my laptop to the Iridium Satphone, location services picks up the sat phone's GPS location. I was wondering how to replicate this on a Pi, with Python. My goal is to ...
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Pi Zero partially corrupting SD Card

I have two Pi Zeros, both new, and two identical brand new Micro SD Cards. Having finished the testing phase of my project I started today by downloading the latest version of stretch lite (Version:...
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Running PiHole from rPiW with safe shutdown

I am new to Raspberry Pi, but I was looking to use one as a PiHole from the small Zero wireless series. My thought was to run it connected to the router itself using the USB port from that to give it ...
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Falling Marble Sensor

I'm trying to essentially build a Raspberry Pi powered pachinko machine, where I need to detect when a magnetic marble falls through a gate/opening/region. Are there any electrical components/...
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Should I wirelessly connect my Pis using “ad-hoc” or “infrastructure” mode?

I now have a lamp connected to a RPi Zero W and another Raspberry Pi 3 connected to XMOS. The RPi 3 has AVS "Alexa" running on it. What I want to do is to set up voice control so that the RPi 3 can ...
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Raspberry pi zero w and Touch screen - Bootup image

I have RPI zero W (OS: Jessie) and 3.5'' lcd touch display. Is there a way to display custom boot image (or animation) on LCD until RPI boots up to GUI? I tried to clean boot up text, but it doesn't ...
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Pi Zero copy files from pc to mounted usb drive

I am new to pi programming and my searches for this have been fruitless. I am looking to connect a usb drive to my pi zero to use as permanent external storage. When I plug my pi into my pc via otg ...
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Pi Zero Connects as USB serial gadget, but does not receive data

I have a few Pi Zeros I'm working on for a project. I have the Pi connected to a PC with Windows 7 with a USB cable, and I need to send packets of text to it with information to control devices on the ...
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Remote Access RPi 3 via RPi 0 …?

Is it possible to remote view a Raspberry Pi 3 with a Raspberry Pi Zero? I'm looking for a simple solution to switch to a Full GUI of a remotely accessed Raspi-3 by simply swapping the Input Channel ...
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Is it possible to use a raspberry pi zero w to scrape web sites? [closed]

I am running Jesse lite with MATE gui on a pi zero w. I am currently running a python program that scrapes data from 6 different web sites one after the other starting at the same time every day on a ...
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Enable audio over HDMI on Raspbian Jessie with AV Receiver

I am attempting to connect a Raspberry Pi Zero W with HDMI to an AV Receiver (Pioneer VSX-820). My interest is exclusively in playing sound over the speakers connected to the receiver, although there ...
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Is it possible to obtain multi-spectral images with pi zero camera OV5647?

I am trying to capture multi-spectral images with a pizero camera V2.0 with Ssensor OV5647. I want to know how is it possible or if there is some commands? Thank you
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Is there a way I can increase the shutter time in rpi zero camera v2.0?

I am using a raspberry pi zero camera v2.0 and I need to increase the shutter time to get more photons and images in raw format. How can I achieve this? Thank you.
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RasPi Zero W + GY-PCM5102 sound only when touching PCB

I need a help.... I have Rpi Zero W + GY-PCM5102 it's wired by pins Vcc 5v, GND, PIN 12, 35,40 on RPI, and it's work fine as HifiBerry DAC on MoodeAudio or Volumio. BUT IT's works ONLY when I touch ...
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Pi Zero with minibian

I have worked with PI 2 and minibian. I have never tried minibian with PI 0 or PI 0 W. I simply want to ask whether i can use minibian on PI 0 or PI 0 W ? Thanks in advance.
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Is it possible to use ribbon camera input as additional USB/ethernet port?

I have an Raspberry Pi Zero and I wonder if I can get more USB ports without concentrator :?
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Chromium extremely slow until crash on a Raspberry Pi Zero W

I use this RPi Zero W mainly from ssh. All updates and upgrades performed. I wanted to install an app from its website. No way. Attaching keyboard, mouse and monitor I opened Chromium and the ...
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Swap installations between Pis

I have RPi3 with OpenCV 3 installed on it. I have recently bought the Pi Zero and I noticed installing OpenCV 3 on the Zero would take 10 Hours!. Therefore, my question is whether I can replace the SD ...
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Transmitting video using Raspberry Pi Zero (and an RF transmitter) [closed]

I am working on a project (building a small satellite, a CanSat) that requires me to capture and send video, wirelessly, sort of like an FPV set up. But, it has some limitations: the whole video ...
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What libraries/code to I need to use a MyoWare muscle sensor with a Raspberry pi?

My robotics class is trying to take signals from a MyoWare Muscle Sensor and feed them to a Raspberry Pi Zero. For ADC, we are using a MCP3008 chip. Because most people use Arduinos for these sensors,...
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Connect from Windows 10 to Raspberry Pi Zero over USB

I am trying to connect RPi Zero from Windows 10, Was following this tutorial https://learn.adafruit.com/turning-your-raspberry-pi-zero-into-a-usb-gadget/ethernet-gadget For some reason laptop is not ...
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Taking input from a MyoWare muscle sensor with a Raspberry Pi Zero

Our robotics class is making a robotic hand that takes input from muscle sensors. We have a Raspberry Pi Zero and are trying to take muscle activity input from a MyoWare Muscle Sensor. The program we ...
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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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Should Raspberry Pi Zero in USB ethernet mode respond to DHCPDISCOVER request?

I have set up my Raspberry Pi Zero to work as ethernet gadget, by editing /boot/cmdline.txt and config.txt. I also added the SSH file. But my Linux machine is refusing to connect to Raspberry Pi Zero ...
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Script runs if the Raspberry Pi is rebooted but not normally booted [closed]

I'm trying to run a Node.js script that connects to a HID device (HTC Vive tracker) and sends feature reports to it, to run from boot. I've tried using rc.local, a systemd file but none of it works ...
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Setting up eth0 interface from /boot in Raspbian Stretch

Background / Setup: OS - Raspbian Stretch lite Board - Raspberry Pi Zero (no WiFi / no Ethernet) Ethernet Adapter - USB to Ethernet adapter The way I have got it working: After writing the ...
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Random Raspbian crash on Raspberry Pi Zero W + RaspiCam

I have raspbian installed on my RPI Zero W and I wrote simple bash script to make photo on raspicam every 30 sec. (I also have ds1307 to have RTC when RPI is offline) I add to my crontab: @reboot /...
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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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Trigger python script from camera images?

I'm doing a project where the pi sits inside a box, with the camera pointed to the bottom. When there is an object inside this box, the raspberry pi is supposed to post to facebook every 10 minutes. ...
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Raspberry pi zero - Tone recognition

I wish to start my first pi project with the Raspberry pi zero. I wish to create a device that performs an action / run a line of code when a specific tone is played. For example, when the pi detects ...
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How to make PCM5102 DAC work on Raspberry Pi ZeroW?

I purchased a PCM5102 for my PiZeroW, but having problems finding complete driver software information voltage information wiring information. I chose this particular unit because they seemed very ...
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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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Kuman 7 inch LCD touchscreen compatible with Raspberry Pi Zero?

Does anyone know if this Kuman 7" TFT LCD Capacitive Touch Screen is compatible with the Raspberry Pi Zero? On the website it says Raspberry Pi 3 2 Model B, RPi 1 B+ A but why wouldn't it work with ...
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Establishing how to power on a HAT using GPIO

I have a combined GSM/GPS HAT and a Pi Zero. I can turn on the HAT manually using the power button, but would like it to power on at boot via /etc/rc.local. I can do something along the lines of this, ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero seems dead

I have a problem with a NEW Raspberry Pi Zero 1.3 being recognised through USB port. With the SD card inserted, it boots fine, but it doesn't recognise the keyboard or mouse through the USB-OTG ...
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Power on modem at boot

I have two modem HATs. HAT A is one of these: https://www.itead.cc/wireless/gsm-gprs-and-wifi/raspberry-pi-sim800-gsm-gprs-add-on-v2-0.html HAT B is one of these: https://www.waveshare.com/product/...
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Sharing laptop network connection to Pi0W over USB

I have already looked at the other posts on this topic however none of them seem to work. I have a raspberry Pi0W, running the latest Raspbian stretch lite (2017-09-07), connected to my laptop over ...
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Rpi Zero W - What reasons to wifi not to load after power outage

I have 2 Rpis : Zero, Zero W. Both are running Strech Lite, in console mode, and serve a role in GPIO control in Home automation ( running pigpiod ). Last night, both was shut down due to power ...