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Raspberry Pi 3b or other "Pi"

By @dstwins
    2023-04-14 13:58:03.450Z

    I'm curious.. given the lack of availability of the Raspberry Pi 4.. Does your project have any strict dependencies on the RP4 or could a 3B (got a ton of those laying about) work, or even a LIbreComputer, RockPi, OrangePi, or BannaPi? (all are Arm based systems that have similar code bases and while not taking the Raspubtu OS specifically they can take other alternatives that are equal.

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      Hi @dstwins, thanks for reaching out with your question about using other hardware.

      Unfortunately, the Raspberry Pi 3B doesn’t have the hardware needed for USB host mode and isn’t compatible with TinyPilot. There have been some attempts to use other boards but it isn’t something we’d support or recommend.

      I appreciate how difficult it can be to obtain a Raspberry Pi 4B at the moment, so if you’re looking for a solution that includes everything you’d need to get started you might be interested in the TinyPilot Voyager 2a.