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Yes, that makes sense too (re: attachments including motors).

On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 2:58 PM Henry M. Bass <[log in to unmask]>
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> Rob, Jordan & teams,
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> The way you would use more motors than ports is if your removable
> attachment incorporated a motor.  The motor limit specifically prohibits
> exceeding the total number of motors at the table, regardless of what’s
> currently plugged into the EV3.
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> Henry
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> (Judge Advisor for Blacksburg tournament, FLL coach from way back)
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> *From:* First Lego League in Virginia and DC [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Rob Walters
> *Sent:* Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:54 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: [VADCFLL-L] Robot Design - Medium motor
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> Correction on my previous post.  The game rules on page 7 of the game
> guide *specifically *limit the number of motors to 4; however, you may
> use an unlimited number of sensors.  Using more than 4 will require a port
> splitter and possibly a more advanced programming language.  I do not know
> if LEGO makes a port splitter for the EV3 brick (they do for NXT).  If not,
> the kids may be limited to four (4) on EV3 bricks by the rule " Use any
> LEGO-made building parts in their original factory condition".
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> One question I see often is about which programming languages are allowed
> now that there are many nice alternatives available including Python (text)
> and Scratch (block).  It appears this year we can use any software we want
> to based on the rule also on page 7 as long at the robot moves autonomously.
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> " You can use any software that allows the Robot to move autonomously –
> meaning it moves on its own. "
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> Makes sense since if PRIME had shipped on time it would have supported
> Scratch.
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> It is going to be an interesting season.  Good luck!
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> On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 2:35 PM Kivitz, Jordan <[log in to unmask]>
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> If it's built by Lego, you can use however many you need. Sreeni has a
> great point, there are only four outputs.
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> Mr. Jordan Kivitz
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> *From:* First Lego League in Virginia and DC <[log in to unmask]>
> on behalf of Skonanki <[log in to unmask]>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:31 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
> *Subject:* Re: [VADCFLL-L] Robot Design - Medium motor
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> Only one medium motor comes with kit. You can use a total of 4 motors/
> output devices
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> Regards,
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> Sreeni
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> On Sep 11, 2019, at 1:59 PM, Deepali Shetwal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Hello
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> The 'LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Core + Expansion Set' , I received
> has only one medium motor. Am I allowed to add one more medium motor to my
> robot design ? Is there any limit on number of medium motors / color
> sensors, I can use on the robot?
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> Thanks
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> Deepali
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