The instructions below walk you through connecting your TinyPilot Power
Connector to your Raspberry Pi and target computer.
Use a short USB-C to USB-A cable to connect the USB-C port on the
Raspberry Pi to the USB-A port on the TinyPilot Power Connector.
Connect a microUSB to USB-A cable to the port labeled "Power" on the
TinyPilot Power Connector. Connect the other end to a 5 V / 3 Amp USB
power adaptor and plug it into a power outlet.
Only use the TinyPilot power connector with power supplies that
provide power isolation. Virtually all modern power supplies isolate
power, but if you're working with especially old (20+ years) or
low-quality hardware, verify that it's power isolated.
Connect a microUSB to USB-A cable to the port labeled "Data" on the
TinyPilot Power Connector. Connect the other end to a USB port on your
If everything is connected correctly, you should see the Pi's power LED
shine a solid red. The disk activity LED will flash green intermittently
as the device runs.
How'd installation go?
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