Product IdentifiersVernier Circuit Board 2 only: It is a green-colored circuit board that is 25cm wide by 16cm in height and is used to teach students about the fundamentals of electrical circuits. The Vernier name, logo, product name (Vernier Circuit Board 2) and order code (VCB2) are printed in the upper right corner of the product. Affected ranges have revision mark codes of ‘VCB2 REV 1 PPRL 2015’ and ‘VCB2 REV 1A PPRL 2015’ printed below the pins 35, 30, and 31 on the boards lower section.
There are two switches on the VCB2 that can get stuck between position, lead to a short out and overheat. If the switches overheat, the metal case of the switch can become hot, posing a potential burn hazard.
What to do...
Stop using your circuit board and return it to Electroflash for a free repair. Electroflash has also contacted all known customers directly.