- Raspberry Pi Zero
- Raspberry Pi Zero camera adapter
- Raspberry Pi NoIR camera module V2
- USB to microUSB OTG converter shim
- USB Wifi adapter for the Raspberry Pi
- SanDisk Ultra 16 GB Memory Card
- The official Raspberry Pi Zero case
- USB charger plug with USB to micro USB (originally for LG Nexus 5)
- Mini camera tripod
Raspberry Pi Zero Headless Setup:
Conifgure SSH access via USB:
cmdline.txtrespectively in the
/boot/dicrectory based on this guide. Note, SSH is disabled on the lastest Raspbian by default as stated in this security update. To enable SSH, we have to create a file named as
SSH to Raspberry Pi Zero
Insert the SD card to Raspberry Pi Zero and connect it to your PC or laptop via the the USB cable. Note, the micro USB side must to be connected with the data port (not power port) of Raspberry Pi Zero. Type
ssh firstname.lastname@example.org your terminal to SSH to Raspberry Pi Zero, the default password is raspberry.
Configure the WIFI
/etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.confhave to be modified. You can follow this article to finish the configuration.
Raspberry Pi Zero Camera Setup:
Enable the connection to the Raspberry Pi camera
sudo raspi-conf, go to
interfacing options, and enable the camera. Reboot the Raspberry Pi Zero. Install the python package
picameraand type the command
raspistill -o image.jpgto make sure everything works well.
Follow the official document to install the package which provides a convenient web interface to manage and configure Pi camera. It also supports motion detection.