laidlawe18 wrote:Hi I have a rules question.
Are we allowed to use a stop watch during the resetting of our device? We want to be able to keep the amount of time between when we stop blowing and when we put the ball in consistent. The rules say that no electronic components are allowed, but I'm pretty sure laser pointers are allowed, so I would think that stop watches are allowed too.
Thanks in advance!
According to the FAQ on Soinc.org:
2015-12-14 10:24 Can the calibration of the device be electronic, if it is not a physical part of the device? (Meaning, it can be added, calibrated, and then removed before the firing of the device).
Yes, tools are allowed to be electronic. Electronic devices may only used during calibration.
I believe this means a stop watch can be used during calibration. You might want to check out https://www.soinc.org/node/478
for further clarification.
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