document updated 17 years ago, on Dec 1, 2005
- Components should be placed on the top side of the board--the side with the silkscreen. Solder from the bottom side.
- Before powering the board up for the first time, it's best to check for a power-to-ground short.
Use a multimeter to check the resistance between points that should not be shorted.
Make sure the resistance is very high.