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Office-action rejection because of common electronic components? (i.e.: resistor, capacitor, MCU, etc)

Is this a U.S. patent application? Will treat as such since you didn't specify otherwise. Please note that I am not a patent agent or attorney, so please treat my remarks as mere kibitzing, and not ...
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Stealing parts of an invention

If the manufacturer of one or both components markets either or both of these components as able to be assembled to comprise the patented innovation, the patent holder can sue that manufacturer for ...
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Stealing parts of an invention

If you patent the combination of the two items and others sell a a part with no general use other than to be combined with something else then they are probably indirect infringement. Especially if ...
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Should i patent my invention as a system OR patent the components of this system?

as far as I know has not been patented Can the reason be that it could be considered obvious? I have no intention of commercially exploiting the joint/connection/assembly of the two/four frame ...
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Should i patent my invention as a system OR patent the components of this system?

The short answer is that you should do BOTH. Talk with your patent attorney about how to do this - it's relatively simple.
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