Raspberry Pi Zero W

Introduction to Pi Zero W and Setup

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Introduction to Raspberry Pi Zero W

The Raspberry Pi is a tiny affordable computer that can use to learn programming and practice projects. The Raspberry Pi Zero W extends the Pi Zero family and comes with added wireless LAN and Bluetooth connectivity.

Raspberry Pi Zero W

Raspberry Pi Zero W Technical Specification

Launched at the end of February 2017, the Pi Zero W has all the functionality of the original Pi Zero, but comes with added connectivity, consisting of:

  • 802.11 b/g/n wireless LAN
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

Like the Pi Zero, it also has:

  • 1GHz, single-core CPU
  • 512MB RAM
  • Mini HDMI and USB On-The-Go ports
  • Micro USB power
  • HAT-compatible 40-pin header
  • Composite video and reset headers
  • CSI camera connector

Additional Components required to kick start.

  • Mini HDMI Plug to Standard HDMI Jack Adapter
  • USB Mini Hub with Power Switch - OTG Micro-USB
  • Raspberry Pi Zero v1.3 Camera Cable (if you are planning to connect camera to it.)
  • Power supply. You can use normal powerbank
  • Keyboard and Mouse
  • SD card with raspbian OS installed (https://raspberrypi360.blogspot.in/2015/05/)
Raspberry Pi Zero Setup components

Below is the video which clearly explains the Rapspberry PI Zero setup