Answered: Manually activating solenoids during the Autonomous Period

At a recent event, a team was activating arm movements during the Autonomous Period by manually opening a pneumatic valve on the Robot while the Robot was in a legal position for interaction, as specified by <SG4>.

Considering the following clause in <SG4>:

Would this be a legal type of interaction?

No, this is not legal. The type of interaction is a clear change of the Robot’s configuration, thus illegal as per <SG4>.