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0xC.pad: add filing instructions s-ol 22 days ago
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5252 - 1x USB-C cable
5353 - soldering iron and solder
5454 - some tape or adhesive putty
55 - optional: a small file
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5657 ### instructions
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58 Start by taking the top plate and identifying its top and bottom side. The bottom has recessed cutouts for the switch snaps.
59 Start by taking the top plate and identifying its top and bottom side.
60 The bottom has recessed cutouts for the switch snaps.
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6062 <mmm-embed path="assembly" facet="01"></mmm-embed>
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62 Insert the switches into the top plate. Make sure to insert them in the right orientation: when the plate's short side with two holes is turned towards the top, the switch stems should have an upright "T" shape as in this picture:
64 Insert the switches into the top plate. Make sure to insert them in the right orientation:
65 when the plate's short side with two holes is turned towards the top,
66 the switch stems should have an upright "T" shape as in this picture:
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6468 <mmm-embed path="assembly" facet="02"></mmm-embed>
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7579 On the other side of the top plate, add one washer on each of the screw threads.
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7781 <mmm-embed path="assembly" facet="05"></mmm-embed>
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83 Next, remove the PCB from the gray antistatic bag. The PCB may have some burrs in four places,
84 where it was attached to a bigger panel during manufacturing.
85 If you want to file these down, it's best to do that now to avoid scratching the metal parts later.
86 If you decide to file the PCB, do so outside and wear a mask as the fiberglass dust is harmful when breathed.
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7988 Now carefully place the PCB on top of the top plate, guiding the screws through the corresponding mounting holes.
8089 Make sure to align the board correctly, the USB port should be on the side facing you.