Setting Up the Pi Zero Wireless Pan-Tilt Camera

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Introduction

This tutorial will show you how to assemble, program, and access the Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless Pan-Tilt Camera.

SparkFun Raspberry Pi Zero W Camera Kit

KIT-14329
$64.95
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Required Materials

You’ll need a microSD card, a sufficient power supply, and a micro-B USB Cable. We do not recommend the pre-installed NOOBS card, as it may not include a recent enough version of the Pi operating system to support the Pi Zero W.

microSD Card with Adapter - 16GB (Class 10)

COM-13833
$19.95
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Wall Adapter Power Supply - 5.1V DC 2.5A (USB Micro-B)

TOL-13831
$7.95
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USB micro-B Cable - 6 Foot

CAB-10215
$4.95
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Required Tools

You’ll need a few tools to assemble this kit: just a standard soldering iron, solder, a small screwdriver, and a pair of side cutters.

TOL-11952
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Tool Kit - Screwdriver and Bit Set

TOL-10865
$9.95
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Solder Lead Free - 15-gram Tube

TOL-09163
$3.50
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Soldering Iron - 30W (US, 110V)

TOL-09507
$9.95
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Suggested Reading

Very little of this kit requires anything but following our step-by-step guide; however, you might want to check out our through hole soldering tutorial as you’ll need to do some soldering to put the pins in place on the Pi Zero W and the Pi Servo Hat. Other, tutorials you might be interested in reading include:

How to Solder: Through-Hole Soldering

This tutorial covers everything you need to know about through-hole soldering.

Hobby Servo Tutorial

Servos are motors that allow you to accurately control the rotation of the output shaft, opening up all kinds of possibilities for robotics and other projects.

Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless

Learn how to setup, configure and use the smallest Raspberry Pi yet, the Raspberry Pi Zero - Wireless.