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What I'm trying to do is to get the momentary switches to activate the paths on the left of the RS NOR latches and when you activate one it deactivates all the other activated switches. The idea is basically for one switch to deactivate all the other switches. I need as compact a design that allows for easy extensibility (adding more switches as need be)

(I will be adding a circuit pattern on the right side of the RS NOR as well but wanted to get it working this way for now.)

My understanding is that I need to only switch the top switch if it's not activated locally and the reset circuit is fired...I've tried the not/and path from the switch and from the activated line and neither ever works.

I've tried the following test and have been playing with it all morning. Any thoughts?

Sample minecraft circuit

Update

I've been playing around with this some more and I think I'm on the right track...however the right circuit doesn't want to travel all the way around and if I add one more not then the top is an endless loop...which will turn off the most recently activated circuit once you stop off the stone button

Test two

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+1 for great pictures! –  kazzamalla Jan 28 '11 at 5:18
    
What is the purpose of the redstone torch on the block a couple blocks left and down from each RS-NOR latch - is it just an indicator for the player? –  Kevin Y Jan 28 '11 at 6:35
    
Yeah. I wanted to indicate which button was pressed or is active. –  BuildStarted Jan 28 '11 at 14:28
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up vote 5 down vote accepted

Updating answer with much more compact version

More compact version

Old stuff

I hate answering my own question but I found the answer here: http://www.minecraftforum.net/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=60816 (I was searching google for a switch diagram when I found it via station selection search since it seems most people use it for minecart stations)

Here is the schematic for anyone interested in reproducing it. This particular one is great because it's only one button wide which makes it perfect for my goal. Single wide schematic

Here's another one that has the indicator lights on the same plane as the button but I haven't checked this one to see how it performs. Single wide schematic

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Nothing wrong in answering your own question - assuming the answer is right, of course. :) –  Cyclops Jan 28 '11 at 22:52
    
Of course, I still don't like it (I'm not new to stackexchange but just this section.) –  BuildStarted Jan 28 '11 at 23:02
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It's perfectly normal on stackexchange to answer one's own question. –  Miles Rout Jun 25 '12 at 7:56
    
how do you make those pictures –  Akash Nov 16 '13 at 2:52
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