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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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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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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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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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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RPI Zero W gadget after plugging in turns my PC off

Hello I am making a rpi zero USB gadget but something is wrong with it I am sure that pads don't connect to each other
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Wi-Fi stays disconnected for 15 minutes

I have a Pi Zero that is always running a Python script connected to a MySQL database on a website I am hosting. Every 5 seconds, the Pi updates a time field in the database, and there is a cron job ...
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Raspberry Pi Wireless Zero refusing to start

I've got a brand new Raspberry Pi Wireless Zero, a Samsung 16gb EVO UHS-I card prepared with Raspbian Jessie Lite (4-10-2017) that simply refuses to even start. No lights, no activity, no display on ...
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Analog Microphone with Raspberry PI

I have an analog microphone like this one : Is there a way to record audio from GPIOs and convert it to readable format, such as .mp3 or .wav ? I searched on Google, but I didn't find what i want .....
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Raspberry Pi Zero W Mini-HDMI to VGA connection problem

The SD card I ordered a week ago showed up at my house today so I threw Raspbian on it with Win32DiskManager and attempted to boot up, but I was greeted without any kind of video signal. After doing a ...
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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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Micro SD is card is not working after formatting

I formatted my SD card to install the Raspbian Jessie, using Etcher, but it gave me several errors, and after that my Mac, or Windows, laptop is not detecting the card at all. What can I do with it?
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Raspivid fails only when used with gstreamer?

I have a Pi Zero running Raspbian Jessie and a pi camera. I've installed gstreamer with: sudo apt-get install gstreamer1.0 If I run: raspivid -w 1280 -h 720 -v -fps 10 -b 500000 -t 0 -o - | \ gst-...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W Spikes to 100% Usage Doing Anything

I just bought a Raspberry Pi Zero W today and began setting it up. However, when doing anything, such as opening a window, moving a window, navigating toolbars, etc, the cpu % will often spike to 100% ...
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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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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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Having trouble SSHing into Raspberry Pi via USB Wifi (ethernet OK)?

I have my Zero on two connections: Ethernet, via USB cable (with internet sharing from my laptop) USB wifi dongle, connected to a mobile hotspot I believe I have successfully configured both ...
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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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How to pair internet over usb (win10) on PiZero?

I've done it before on PiZero and was working being able to ping websites. I've reinstalled Rasberian Jessie on my SD done the same steps but now when I ping I get: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo ping www....
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minimal delay on waking monitor via GPIO/HDMI-CEC

I'm planning on creating a "Magic Mirror". I have already got the UI running to my likings and my Pi-zero is on its way. My concern is that having the mirror powered on 24/7, is not really eco-...
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PiFM Crashing on Boot

I've only recently begun working with Raspberry Pi, and decided to start with what seemed like a relatively simple project in the Pirate Radio (found here), but I have been unable to make it work ...
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RPi Zero vga display problem

RPi not showing up display when connected to mini hdmi to hdmi converted and then to hdmi to vga converter. both the converters are tested, working... if its not possible then how to access rpi zero ...
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Can I use more than one USB Gadgets with the raspberrypi zero?

it's my first question over here. I'm wondering if I could use more than one USB Gadget like in that Tutorial just that I use g_ether and the mass storage. Thanks in advance!
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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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Modifying input of HID via GPIO of PI (unless there is a better way?)

Basically I want to control the input of a USB HID via one or more other HIDs. I know there are commercial options available to do this however they are closed source and expensive. I'd like to get ...
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Input on raspberry pi 0 on stretch

I recently switched to stretch, the latest version of raspbian os on my raspberry pi 0 (not the w model) I cannot get any peripherals to work; mouse, keyboard, or wireless adapter. I tried my pihat ...
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Understanding the GPIO pins

I've not yet got into the GPIO pins. Can someone help me understand how they work? Are some of them special in some way? Do certain pins produce certain polarities or is that software defined? What ...

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