I presume like everyone else, I received the populated board and the unpopulated board as a single piece… it’s not clear to me how to separate them… it might be as simple as just snapping them apart - but if I’m wrong and the boards are not pre-scored with an easy break-apart line, I’m afraid I might break the populated one if I try this.
Or do I need to cut them apart with a saw or a Dremel?
I can’t believe I’m the only person to ask this, but I’ve searched and I can’t find any comments about the fact that the boards came together uncut.
PS And yes, I know it’s been a few weeks since they arrived, but I now have some free time to get into the project. In fact when I retire at the end of this month, I’m going to have a lot of free time for projects like this. “Freedom!!!”
@ gtoal - Welcome to the forum!
I believe that my two pieces arrived already separated.
I’ve used paper trimmer in the past
Something like Dremel should work too.
the mBuino boards ?
they are scored and can be snapped by bending them a little.
If you are concerned about the rough edges, run a hobby knife to smoothen
Set them the v-score (the little gap in between) on the edge of a table and push downwards on the one hanging puff the table.
The v-score should be on the top side and you push down. If the board is scored on both sides then it does not matter.
And welcome ot the community.
@ gtoal - Mine also came as a single piece, the snapped apart easily with no damage to the boards. Of course your experience might differ, but at least you are not alone
Thanks everyone - I’ll break it apart this weekend. I’ll set up a camera and record it