Arqade is a question and answer site for passionate videogamers on all platforms. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I'm using the MC Forestry mod, which has machines that have powered output.

I've tried taking items out of the machines by using the regular wood pipe to stone pipe, which doesn't work. What exactly does powered output mean, and how can I get items out of these machines using pipes?

share|improve this question

Forestry machines automatically eject items to buildcraft compatible pipes and chests standing next to them. If a chest and a pipe are connected to a machine, it will output to pipe only.

Use diamond pipes to sort those saplings/seeds/etc. to a planter (arboretum, farm, etc.) and useful product automatically.

share|improve this answer
Most blocks have sided-output. For example the logger ejects logs from the sides and sapling and apples from the top and bottom. – Ronan Nov 18 '12 at 12:33
@RonanForman: true, forgot about this detail. On the other hand, a Combine doesn't sort its output so you have to do it yourself. – Hubert Kario Nov 18 '12 at 13:35

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.