I agree with the previous comments, no one will notice it during the
tournament and we do suggest that there is no point in ever trying
to use the sound sensor for just that reason. But, during
development I encourage the kids to use the tone feature to know
where the program is executing. It certainly helps using two
different tones during line following too. They pretty much delete
all the sound files since they take up room in memory but the tones
can be combined to make some interesting robot noises for practice.
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From: First Lego League in Virginia and DC [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
On Behalf Of Kelly Abramson
Sent: Saturday, November 15, 2014 2:00 PM
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Subject: [VADCFLL-L] Robot programming - sounds permitted?
Last minute rookie question: My team is very focused on music (in fact, their
research/project deals with learning music). In programming the robot missions,
they made the robot make a sound (a beep) after it completes several missions.
I don’t see anything against this in rules, but wondering if it might be
considered a distraction to the other team at the robot table. Does anyone have
any thoughts on whether I should encourage them to remove the sound from the
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