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GeneralK22021-03-11 19:48:27.827Z
No keyboard/mouse only at Filevault login screen

I've been playing with the hobbyest kit and have had no issues with a few linux systems. I had a friend get the Voyager for use with a headless Mac Mini she has. The keyboard and mouse don't work until we get past the filevault login screen. Kind of ...

Technical SupportBS62021-05-14 23:54:38.579Z
certificate error after importing ca cert into system store on MacOS Big Sur

Hi, I just assembled my kit and the device is up and working great. Very cool. The only issue I have is that even after importing the cert into my store/keychain, chrome still doesn't like the certificate. I can't click through in chrome and in safar...

Technical SupportSS72021-05-14 23:47:35.371Z
Audio streaming

Hello, I installed the tinypilot and so far it's been great. I use it to remote control a work laptop at the office from home. I was wondering if there is a way to stream the audio/microphone so that I would be able to also take calls from the work l...

GeneralF12021-05-14 19:23:49.179Z
multiple TinyPilots on same network

Received 4 new TinyPilots and want to install all 4 on the same network. Looking for some guidance and/or directions to make each unit unique. I think the hostname needs to be unique but not sure how to accomplish that task or if that is the correct ...

GeneralM32021-05-13 17:37:23.213Z
Black screen

I've set up my tinypilot and can connect to it via a web browser. The mouse and keyboard are communicating with the host machine, but the screen is only showing black. I've reseated all the connections several times as well as rebooted. I'm using a k...

GeneralP22021-05-11 22:22:08.492Z
Service doesn't start after install

Hi I have used the quick install script. I see a 502 Bad Gateway error and the log shows the following: Connection refused) while connecting to upstream, client:, server: tinypilot, request: "GET / HTTP/1.1", upstream: "http://127.0.0...

GeneralF142021-05-11 22:20:42.664Z
Rename from "tinypilot usb" to "keyboard usb"?

Can you create a custom build that renames the recognized device name from "tinypilot usb" to "keyboard usb"?

Technical SupportBB42021-05-10 21:17:35.498Z
WOL Wake-On-LAN?

Hi. Apologies is this has already been asked. I searched and didn't see anything. I just ordered your kit a few hours ago and am reading. I know that you can't interact directly with powering the machine on and off, but have you thought about making ...

Technical SupportSS22021-05-10 20:43:21.252Z
No Mouse/KB

Hi - Brilliant device! Unfortunately, I can't seem to get KB/mouse activity. I have the "Hobbyist" kit. I'm using this to connect to a security-camera NVR system (a ReoLink RLN16-410. The video capture is perfect, but no KB/Mouse - any ideas / sugges...

Technical SupportG102021-05-10 19:10:51.918Z
Explain icons...
Not able to boot from virtual media

Hello, I have recently purchased a Tinypilot Pro and I am attempting to use the virtual media feature to install Windows 10 on a Dell Optiplex 9020 desktop. I was able to upload the latest Windows 10 ISO and "mount" it, but for whatever reason I am u...

GeneralD12021-05-10 19:00:06.501Z
Non-blurry images fail to load in docs

When I visit your docs in one particular Chrome instance, all of the images are hopelessly blurry and unusable, and there is an uncaught Promise rejection in the JS console. This doesn't happen in incognito or on my phone. There must be some browser ...

GeneralJJ62021-05-07 22:54:11.579Z
USB OTG on the 1st gen RPi B?

Hello, I installed TinyPilot on my RPi B (1st generation with 256Mb RAM), I only have these devices. The video stream does work properly, however I can't get USB input to the client PC to control it, that doesn't work. I'm using one of these USB-Y sp...

GeneralE32021-05-07 16:48:01.297Z
No web interface on first boot

Just got the TinyPilot Voyager, and on first boot, there's no web interface. I can SSH in, but nothing is listening on any external IP, except the SSH daemon. I can see that cycle-tls-keys.service failed: ● cycle-tls-keys.service - Cycle TLS keys Loa...

GeneralJJ22021-05-06 21:21:42.712Z
Mouse Not Working - Log Attached

TinyPilot logs May 05 13:26:02 raspberrypi python[530]: self._target(*self._args, **self._kwargs) May 05 13:26:02 raspberrypi python[530]: File "/opt/tinypilot/app/hid/", line 18, in _write_to_hid_interface_immediately May 05 13:26:02 raspber...

GeneralDD22021-05-05 23:57:37.726Z
Female to dual male splitter cable

Can i use female to dual male splitter cables? I used kapton tape to disconnect power from one cable.

GeneralS12021-05-05 20:42:08.938Z
Power Supply suitable for the UK, and questions about the dongle...

Hello - I received my Hobbiest Kit today. It's very nice, but being in the UK the power block is somewhat useless. I was wondering if anyone could point me at a power supply suitable for the UK? Also in the instructions, it describes clicking the but...

Technical SupportF12021-05-05 20:39:37.943Z
Wifi trouble

I set up the raspi wifi config to my main network but when I try to set up a different network configuration it doesn't take, and after the reboot it goes right back to the first configuration.

GeneralM12021-05-05 13:19:26.359Z
Csi to hdmi

Will it work id is use csi to hdmi to connect the display

GeneralSS22021-05-05 02:46:08.784Z
No KB or Mouse activity

Hi - Brilliant device! Unfortunately, I can't seem to get KB/mouse activity. I have the "Hobbyist" kit. I'm using this to connect to a security-camera NVR system (a ReoLink RLN16-410. The video capture is perfect, but no KB/Mouse - any ideas / sugges...

GeneralG02021-04-30 00:48:24.531Z
Video brightness little dull

Hi, I recently got my TinyPilot. I have set it up ,but I notice there is a difference in the brightness of the Target host in other monitor. Are there any configurations that can be applied so the brightness is retained ? Thanks

GeneralG42021-04-29 19:19:02.072Z
Older systems... SVGA adapter?

I am considering a tiny pilot to do support at a remote location, but not all of the systems there have HDMI or DVI - many are still stuck at SVGA. Has anyone had verified luck with an svga -> hdmi adapter on the capture port?

GeneralMY22021-04-29 15:07:06.107Z
Two networks?

Hey guys I think I am on my wired lan as well as my wireless lan. I see in my router two IP address for "tinypilot". Is there a way to disable the wifi? I am having some connection issues via VPN right now within my network. I can't seem to get video...

GeneralH12021-04-28 20:29:23.498Z
Cant access tiny pilot through a mobile or non desktop browser

I am trying to access the tiny pilot url through a mobile phone and it dose not work, this is also the case for any non desktop browser.

GeneralM32021-04-27 21:29:21.404Z
Video lagging but mouse and keyboard aren't.

Hello, Hello When I access my system from my local network I am not having any issues with the video however once I access it over the internet there is a 25 second video lags however if I refresh the webpage it there is no lag. there is no lag with ...

Technical SupportR72021-04-27 20:39:10.577Z
Audio Pass through

Currently there is no audio pass through.. Are you planning to have it anytime soon ? Thanks

GeneralG12021-04-26 21:38:04.468Z
Unable to control device with tiny pilot

Hello, When I connect to tiny pilot I am able to see the scree of the device and it mirrors the device properly. However at the bottom left of the screen it says Disconnected and I am not able to control the device. The same issue happens when I conn...

Technical SupportRR42021-04-22 17:14:21.801Z
Setting static IP address

Hello, we have an environment where all of the IP addresses on our networks have to be static. I'm readying two Tiny Pilots to send to a remote location, and they need to have the IPs set for the network where they will live (no DNS). Everything is s...

GeneralL12021-04-21 21:43:48.032Z
Wifi setup

How do I setup the hobbyist kit to use wifi instead of ethernet? Ran out of room on my switch.

GeneralB12021-04-19 21:06:02.092Z
server not starting up

I just got the tiny pilot and followed the instructions. When I go to https://tinypilot/ I get a server not found error

Technical SupportRR42021-04-16 16:42:56.273Z
How can I install the remote apps

How can I install any of these apps onto the device. Provider Setup Complexity Performance Easy Medium Tailscale Moderate High ZeroTier Advanced High

GeneralAA12021-04-13 20:00:54.290Z
New device not able to access

I have just received the device I am unable to access the same. Below is my screenshot

GeneralAA42021-04-13 20:00:06.888Z
No USB input

Hello, I setup TinyPilot for the first time. I'm using a Raspberry Pi 4 along with the TinyPilot Power Connector. The video works fine, but I have no USB input - keyboard (real or virtual) / mouse. I don't see a generic USB keyboard or mouse detected...

GeneralA152021-04-07 22:13:03.104Z
Keyboard + Mouse do not work

Hi, trying to use this in a non standard setup I would assume. I have my Raspberry Pi connected to a KVM switch I have. The video is being shown, but no keystrokes go through. I can take a picture of the connector if you want, but my assumption was t...

GeneralM32021-04-07 19:14:27.205Z
Latency question

Hi Michael I'm trying to use the TinyPilot over the internet on a rather limited 4G/5G connection. I realize that this will in it self cause latency issues because of the slow connection. My setup is: A TinyPilot with VPN and local WiFi client. The T...

Technical SupportVV22021-04-06 12:51:38.566Z
Newbie Problems / Questions

Hey all new user here. I have two issues: I can't get to https://tinypilot but I can get to https://tinypilot.local however on latest Chrome it will NOT let me pass the mismatch cert problem while Safari will let me get by. Not the end of the world j...

GeneralH52021-04-02 19:31:25.754Z
Invalid username and password on 1st web server login

Hello, I'm starting to set up my 2nd Tiny Pilot Voyager. The first one went fine, but on the 2nd one, I'm getting this error, when trying to log into the web server: Invalid username and password on 1st web server login I logged in first through SSH,...

GeneralL32021-04-01 18:19:45.127Z
TinyPilot for Laptops?

I stumbled upon the TinyPilot build while scouring the internet for potential laptop/kvm solutions for my remote support scenarios. Previously I have used a Lantronix Spider for similar applications with desktops and servers. My biggest challenge is ...

GeneralE32021-03-30 22:11:54.196Z
Over the internet usage instruction

Hello Michael. In FAQ I can see 3 option to use TinyPilot over the internet. My problem is that it is not quite clear how to setup each of this options. Is it any chance you can create step by step guide what should be done in order to make it works?...

GeneralP12021-03-30 22:03:31.093Z
No IPV4 / Web interface

I just received the TinyPilot today and have tried to connect it without much luck. It never seems to obtain an IPV4 address and my router never grants the device a DHCP lease. I can connect using SSH over IPV6, but the webinterface never comes up. B...

Technical SupportV12021-03-30 14:45:47.631Z
Blank screen on reboot

When I reboot my server tinypilot goes to a black screen and I have to reboot tinypilot to get video back. Any way to fix this?

GeneralJM82021-03-29 19:48:15.678Z