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Still don't understand why marking the sensor or motor is not allowed, If team wants to put a number on motors, sensor that helps them it should be allowed. As that will not inter fear with the robot. Just wanted to understand the justification behind no marking on the sensor/motor.

Regards,
Purnima 

On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 2:14 PM, VA/DC Referee Advisor <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Laura,
  It's been tacitly understood that marking the robots to distinguish
them from each other, especially where there were multiple teams from
a school or other location, has been inevitable.  Also, once you do
it, it could be financially infeasible to undo.

  For attachments and other components like sensors, it would be seen
as more consistent with the rules not to have those marked.  So, if
possible, swapping with unmarked sensors would be preferable.

Steve Scherr
VA/DC FLL Referee Advisor

On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 1:39 PM, Laura Dysart <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> My team wrote numbers on two of their sensors in sharpie- they have some swapping out of attachments and sensors and decided to mark the ports on the sensors.  Raised a red flag for me- is that "illegal?" We can swap out the sensors if it is against rules.  Thank  you- Laura
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