Some components that are specific for the Raspberry Pi can require some further configuration outside of Home Assistant. All commands below are assumed to be executed with the
pi account. For full documentation of these components refer to the components page.
The Bluetooth tracker will work on a Raspberry Pi 3 with the built-in Bluetooth module or with a USB Bluetooth device on any of the other Raspberry Pi’s.
Each of the following devices are connected to the GPIO pins on the Raspberry Pi. For more details about the GPIO layout, visit the documentation from the Raspberry Pi foundation.
Permission have been given to the
homeassistant user to use the GPIO pins and all of the following components should require no underlying changes to work.
Just follow the component pages for each on how to add them to your Home Assistant installation.
- DHT Sensor
- Raspberry Pi Cover
- Raspberry Pi GPIO Binary Sensor
- Raspberry Pi GPIO Switch
- Raspberry Pi RF Switch
The Raspberry Pi Camera is a specific camera for the Raspberry Pi boards. For more information about the camera I suggest reading the documentation from the Raspberry Pi foundation.
To use the camera it needs to be enabled with the
$ sudo raspi-config
Interfacing Options, select
Enable camera choose
<Yes> and hit
Enter, then go to
Finish and you’ll be prompted to reboot.
After this follow the Raspberry Pi Camera component page.
The One wire sensor requires that support for it is enabled on the Raspberry Pi and that the One Wire device is connected to GPIO pin 4.
To enable One Wire support add the following line to the end of
After this follow the One Wire Sensor component page.