Redstone in Minecraft is most commonly found deep underground in the form of Redstone ore. When mined, it gives Redstone Dust which can be used by players to create complex redstone circuits.

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/testfor in minecraft 14w11b (snapshot of 1.8)

I can't test for people's locations using @a[x=-563,y=4,z=23]. Instead, the redstone comparator will just turn on even if no one is at -563,4,23.
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How to use setblock command for placing stone button on the left side of the command block

I tried to use the command setblock ~1 ~ ~ stone_button but then it places a button on air. I'm running Minecraft 14w11b snapshot from the 1.8 snapshots. Does someone know how to fix this? Pictures ...
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Dropper redstone bug

been playing around with redstone again until i discovered this strange beviour: I used to droppers on top of each other and a chest on top of that to transport some items from the bottom dropper to ...
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In minecraft how do you command conditions on to players

I'm developing a minigame server. I just need to know what commands to use, via command block, to give players special conditions infinitely such as; speed boost, regeneration, or jump boost.I know ...
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Help with auto Punkin farm/melon

I want to build this (Punkin/melon farm) on my world but I want to build a huge tower of it but I don't know how I can transport the items down to a chest without using more than a 100 (example) ...
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Is there a way to place a command block with a command in a chest and/or dispenser?

I'm in the new snapshot and trying to make a random TP out of a dispenser and command blocks just like SethBling in his snapshot video just with the difference that I want to place the dispenser with ...
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Minecraft command block specifiers “[Data value] [Data tag]”?

When using command blocks some commands ask for [Data value] and [Data tag]. I know what Data values are. But what are Data tags? How do translate the Data specifications that I need into "command ...
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Can I use /testfor on zombies?

I know how to use the /testfor perameters in a command block to scan for players. But I need to test for zombies. Can you test for things that aren't players? If so then what else can I test for and ...
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Minute Long Redstone Delay

Currently I have something like this set up: B-R-R-R-C-R-R-R-C-R-R-R-C (etc...) B stands for a redstone block, R stands for a repeater, and C stands for a command block. I have a line like this ...
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How do I reverse the redstone door so it starts in close position?

I'm trying to make a hidden door in Minecraft. I have pressure plates set up to open the door, but since the door starts in open mode, when I use the pressure plates, it closes and then opens. How do ...
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How Long Is A Redstone Night In Minecraft?

I am currently creating a debuff system that gives you slowness during the night if you don't use a bed. I am using a daylight sensor and was wondering how long the effect should last. I thought ...
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Can I use red stone in pocket edition? [duplicate]

I am a Minecraft pocket edition player. Can I use redstone for things?
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Easy redstone memory

I want to make a simple one-bit storage to check if someone else entered my house. For the person detector, I use the magic plate from thaumcraft. But how can I build a circuit memory which changes ...
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How can I null the output of this circuit when a switch is activated?

Specifically, how would I cancel the redstone signal going to the stone block? What type of logic gate would I need? I want to be able to active a switch on the right input (in the screenshot) that ...
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Is there a way to guarantee every block is collected in info obsidian?

I have an info obsidian farm, which I'm trying to set up to AFK. Unfortunately, I seem unable to guarantee every mined block is picked up by my hopper system. In the image below, I have a minecart ...
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How do I hide a redstone torch while placing a block to activate redstone in Minecraft? [closed]

I am trying to place a block to activate redstone but how will I hide the redstone torch?
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What are the specific conditions that cause repeater lockup in multiplayer?

While playing SMP, the issue of redstone repeaters "locking up" (getting stuck in the on state) was brought up. Another user showed me their issue, a redstone clock using two repeaters and redstone ...
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How do you stop items from being pushed through walls in Minecraft?

I am working on an automated chicken farm. Things are going quite well and my prototype is working, but I am having a small issue that affects my efficiency. For my kill step, I have pistons open up ...
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Efficient design for a self regulating villager breeder?

I'm playing on a SMP server and would like to begin a villager trading industry. I've looked at lots of designs for villager breeders that can be started easily (no nearby villages, so I'll have to ...
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How to set a command block with a command inside using the setblock command

Does someone know how to set a command block with a command inside using the setblock command? I have created this code /setblock <x> <y> <z> command_block ...
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Need help with redstone logic memory cells

I need some advice if possible regarding making a memory cell, specifically what type of memory cell I should look at employing. I assume I want a T-Flip-Flop but I'm not too sure. Basically the ...
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What Is The Best Level To Find Redstone At?

I am currently trying to build a piston elevator in my single player world and I need about 200 blocks of redstone to complete it ("For the back wall"). I already have enough redstone for about 90 ...
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Scoreboard and testfor issues using commandblocks

My problem is that I'm building on a map in Minecraft, where a player (myself for example) will press a button and his status changes into "The Player is ready for the game to begin". So, press button ...
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Hopper Timer only exchanges one item?

I've been using "hopper timers" to create long delays for some automated harvesters, using what seems to be a pretty standard method with comparators. So far this has been working well. But for the ...
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Reduce the size of redstone circuit

I'm looking to reduce the size of a redstone circuit as much as possible, but my redstone skills aren't that great. Would someone be able to offer some advise? Currently I have the following circuit ...
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How Do I Collect Redstone Ore in Minecraft PE? [duplicate]

Is this supposed to happen when mining Redstone ore in mine craft PE Every time I try to mine Redstone ore in mine craft PE it won't let me collect it It lights up the room and then turns dark again ...
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Why Isn't The /playsound Command Working In 1.7.2?

I am currently playing Minecraft 1.7.2 and am using a command block in a roller-coaster. I am trying to make a command block play the sound "moan1" from the "resources" folder in the directory ...
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Redstone torch on a block doesn't switch on the block that it is on?

Ok, here's another one. As represented in the visual, I have a redstone torch attached to a block, that is, a redstone lamp. But as represented in the visual, by my extraordinary drawing, the ...
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Redstone avoid propagation upwards

I'm trying to create an elevator, but I'm stuck at powering them. I have inputs for each piston, but I can't seem to separate them. It seems that the redstone powers the block beneath it, and all 3 ...
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Redstone torch on a block that is powered directly by another torch doesn't turn off?

As far as I understood, if you power the block that a redstone torch is on, that redstone torch turns off. But as the question title states, if I power the block directly with another redstone torch, ...
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Piston is destroying track

I have been following a tutorial on youtube regarding building a minecart station. Now I have had no issues whatsoever until I hit the cart loading section ...
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My wooden pressure plates aren't deactivating

Ever since the 1.6.2 update, if something activates a wooden Pressure Plate it will stay activated. It only happens on one world, and even then only in 2 chunks (my HUGE survival world). Is there a ...
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Telling if a Redstone Energy Cell is full -Recent Tekkit- [duplicate]

Is there any way to tell if a Redstone Energy Cell is full in the Galacticraft version of Tekkit? Any form of emitting a redstone signal when it is full to turn off my engines would be great.
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Minecraft red stone logic Circuit not working correctly?

this is the logic circuit i want to create in minecraft can anyone make one for me because the one i am making is having lots of problem and is too messy. Redstone signals get jammed and they stay ...
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Can I configure a Redstone Energy Cell to emit a redstone signal if it is full?

I have Magmatic Engines powering a Redstone Energy Cell. Is there a way to configure the cell to emit a redstone signal once it's full, so I can use said signal to rurn off my engines so they dont ...
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Will My Gravel Crusher Work?

Of all the repetitive item-grinding tasks to perform in Minecraft, easily the most tedious task (For me at least) is grinding flint out of gravel. My usual method involves grabbing a shovel, ...
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Getting the signal from a floor pressure plate in the middle of a room

I have this contraption with a floor plate that causes certain changes in a wall couple of blocks away (ie, firing pistons, etc). The floor plate is on a stone floor, and I wouldn't like to mess up ...
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How do I move redstone signals vertically (for a vertical sticky-piston door)?

I'm trying to make a variation on the sticky-piston hidden door, in which two sticky pistons are activated by a pressure plate in a corridor to reveal either a hidden room, or a treasure chest, or ...
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Reverse Timing using redstone

I am looking to reverse the timing of redstone for an airlock system I'm building. I have tried using ABBA and ABAB switches, but to no avail. I would like it to work as follows; -- Stage 1 -- Inside ...
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How do I make one button rotate through multiple inputs? [duplicate]

How do I use one push of a button to go from 1 input to 9 outputs? Where the 1st push turns line A on, then the second push will turn line A off and line B will turn on. Push the button a third time ...
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How can I make a clock with pistons in Minecraft?

I've been wanting to know how to make a piston clock in Minecraft. I've seen them before, but I don't have a clue how they are made. Is there an easy tutorial or something that I can follow? How can I ...
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How do I make a “Rotary hopper clock”?

I'm working on a project that requires a fairly long delay. I found the "Rotary hopper clock" on Minecraft 101, and I do like the compact design it has to it. However I'm not entirely sure how it ...
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How can I get this setup to work properly?

I have a setup in a space-station with which I want an airlock with two doors: door X & door Y. I've remade this setup in the Overworld in a smaller fashion to show you how I've got it set up ...
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How can I make a Random Number Generator with vanilla redstone?

I'm working on a game for my Minecraft server that includes the element of chance. The idea is that there are 6 buttons. One of them (randomly determined by redstone circuitry) results in wealth, ...
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How can you cook a cow with a dispenser and lava?

As of 1.6.2, what is the most compact way to cook a cow/pig/chicken with a dispenser and a lava bucket? Or what is the most compact way to send two fast pulses in order to activate the dispenser and ...
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Any more compact self-activating piston designs?

I need to push incoming blocks in a new direction using a piston activated as soon as there is a new block to be pushed. In the screenshot, if the block from below is pushed in front of the piston, it ...
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How many ticks must I use to get only one item through a hopper?

If I have a powered hopper with items in it, and I want to let one item through, how long do I have to un-power the hopper? 1 or 2 ticks? All I know is that a hopper transfers items at the rate of 2.5 ...
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Best way for connecting this redstone vertically?

i am currently working on a big RAM in minecraft and i want to connect the inputs of each row vertically: I want to connect the yellow lines. It should be fast not use too much space.
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Redstone rendering far away from player

When I create really big circuits and I go some distance away, the redstone mechanisms stop working and freeze. And if I come back they are still frozen. I have to click on a wire or repeater and ...
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How can I control a tower of redstone lamps?

So I think this is slightly related to this question but I'm not sure I fully understand the rules controlling lighting redstone lamps. Say I have a tower like this: Right now, I can light it up ...