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Stealing parts of an invention

I have an invention that combines 2 pieces of what would be useless components if separated. Hence the 2 pieces cannot be patented as separate inventions. Let's suppose that 1 of those 2 pieces needs ...
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Should i patent my invention as a system OR patent the components of this system?

I am about to apply for a patent. The invention is an advertising sign. It consists of four components that when assembled, create a frame, in which an advertising media/medium is inserted into. ...
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Office-action rejection because of common electronic components? (i.e.: resistor, capacitor, MCU, etc)

There are thousands of granted patents with the same circuit function that all mention the same common electronic components.. resistors, capacitors, MCUs, etc. (for example circuits with PIR sensors)...
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