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Raspberry Pi 3B+ and 3A+ 3.3V issue

January 18, 2019

Raspberry Pi 3B+ and 3A+ 3.3V issue

We wanted to let you know that there is an isolated issue affecting Pi 3 A+ and Pi 3 B+.  If you boot your Pi once and then it does not work after that, you can perform this simple test.

Basically, all you have to do is use a multimeter with one lead on ground and the other on GPIO 1, which should show 3.3V.  If it shows 0V, that means your Pi is defective and you should contact us for an exchange or refund.

Here's a quick video showing how to do this:

 




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