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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How to Make an Instant Off/Delayed On Redstone Circuit?

I would like to make a circuit with one lever input and two outputs. When the user flips the lever, I would like for the one output that's ON to immediately turn OFF, while the other output which is ...
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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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A “Lockdown” function for Minecraft?

Hey guys, just wondering, I have a large house/base that is divided into four sections. I want to implement a redstone circuit that will automatically close all the doors that are connected to the ...
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How do I light this hollow tower of Redstone Lamps?

I want to light this tower, but controllable from a switch. I'd like to be able to expand this up or down in a modular way. The example in the image is being powered with a static setup, just faked ...
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Can I use Redstone underwater?

Fairly simple question: Do redstone dust/redstone torches/switches/etc. work underwater?
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Minecraft save-all timer

I have recently found that my MC world does not auto-save (Don't answer on how to do that), so I have to /save-all every 5 minutes or so. However, I have created a timer hooked up to a /save-all ...
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Giving a minecart momentum with a piston

I am trying to setup a situation where I press a button and a minecart is pushed onto some powered track where it is then boosted up and giving a good speed. This is what I tried (cross-section): ...
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How can I make a redstone signal go more than 15 blocks?

Currently, I'm limited to using at most 15 blocks of redstone. Is there a way to bypass this limit? I dont want to use Wireless redstone because I want to see what is connected to what. Would be ...
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Redstone clock leaks current

I built a small clock like the example at the beginning of this video, however, the pulse redstone is triggered slightly every time the cobblestone blocks move over it, instead of just when the glass ...
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How to generate a predetermined number of pulses?

Motivation: I have a grinder that spawns spiders which are then moved to a very small space. When they accumulate in big enough numbers, I pull a lever and let a piston crush them 11 times. Then I can ...
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Gate to allow only one player to pass through

On my server I have a quiz which you need to take before you can go to most of the areas, build etc... However, sometimes people try to cheat by going with friends into there. I want some kind of ...
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Minecraft redstone circuit turns off all other circuits after any of them are turned on

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 ...
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problem with two-level piston

I'm trying to make a two level piston (i.e. when it is powered on it pushes blocks up two levels rather than just one). The way that I am doing it is placing a row of pistons on top of a row of sticky ...
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How do I power Redstone through a block?

I have seen this in YouTube videos: a person places a Redstone Torch on the wall like in the picture, and it activates a circuit. No matter how many layouts I have tried I can't seems to get a power ...
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How can I create a “master” switch with redstone?

How can I create a "master" switch with sub-switches all connected to the master switch? When then master switch is turned on, it allows power to go to all the sub-switch (when the sub-switches are ...
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How can I generate a redstone signal when players are near?

Is it possible to construct something that will run automatically whenever a player is nearby, say within a chunk's range, without that player having to trigger something like a pressure pad or ...
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How to make flashing lights in Minecraft with repeaters?

What is the best circuits for flashing lights with repeaters ? I've seen old school way with redstone but now with the repeaters, how to do it right ?
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Powered rail on a slope powering glitch?

I have placed a powered rail on a slope with a redstone torch underneath it as shown in the following two pictures. Now as you can see, the powered rail is in fact unpowered, despite the 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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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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Minecraft “power ripple”

Does there exist any known way to create a "power ripple" using redstone; i.e. a situation that is, essentially, just like a sequence of wire-repeater segments, but powering every intermediate block, ...
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How can I build a simple flip-flop with Redstone?

I've been trying to learn more about Redstone after doing some research for another Minecraft question. I've never played Minecraft before, although I'm familiar with Terraria, which I believe is ...
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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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How can I get this redstone blast door to do what I want?

I'm working on expanding my Minecraft Redstone experience and contraptions. Here, I have a 2 blocks high x 3 blocks wide section of a tunnel with a track approaching it that is meant to act as a ...
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Can I use dispensers or droppers to auto-replant crops?

I'm working on a fully-automatic farm now that 1.5 is out. The plan is to use redstone to flush fully-grown crops into a channel to be collected by a hopper and then picked up by a cart. The issue ...
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How do I make a piston go up and then down?

I'd like to make a piston go up and down just once (then I'll make this thing repeat forever), how do I do that? How do I give the piston the order to go down after it went up in a single tick?
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Adding more sound files to resource packs

If I create a resource pack for Minecraft, am I able to have more natural sounds than there already are? For example, creeper sound files range from "creeper1" to "creeper4". If I were to add a file ...
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How do you create double doors that open in sync from a 2-wide power source?

I've got a double door which I power from below, using a T-flip flop triggered by a pressure plate on the inside so that when I walk out, the doors open before me and when I walk in, the doors close ...
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Minecraft redstone logic - comparing 6 inputs

i do have 6 inputs. 3 A inputs, 3 B inputs. Each one of them can be set to on or off. I now have to compare those 6 and look who has more on-inputs. A or B? Does anyone have a solution for this? ...
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Minecraft Pulser Burns out

According to this article 1-clocks and 3-clocks are possible to make but they will "burn out" because of their speed, which makes them unstable. Redundancy can be used to maintain a ...
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How to invert a pulser and connect a door to it?

Obviously inverting a pulsar is kind of redundant, since it goes on and off repeatedly... however, when I want it to stop, a lever would do just fine, but it would keep it powered on. but what if I ...
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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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Minecraft - Secret passage behind staircase?

I have a hidden fortress built, and near the entry, you move down a staircase into the main reception area. At the bottom, I have the 2 middle steps and the row just above it also has 2 middle steps ...
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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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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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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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A more efficient mob pushing redstone circuit?

I am trying to build a mob system where the pistons push the mobs. The screen shot below shows my current design, but I'm thinking there has to be a more space/redstone efficient way to get at this. ...
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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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How do I reverse the activation of Pistons with redstone automatically?

So basically, I want to make a hidden Piston door using Redstone that opens and shuts when I pull a lever. ...
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How can I make a S/R latch with adjacent inputs?

The Minecraft wiki suggests this: ...with this being the key to the diagram. The way I read it, the set and reset wires run into two blocks. On the opposite side, put a torch on the set side, ...
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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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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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How can I make a redstone button with an X second delay?

I am making a grinder that kills you with lava, water, TNT and sends you into the void. I am having some trouble with the lava. Since lava flows really slow, I need a button that has a delay from 5 to ...
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Behavior of a JK flip-flop (Minecraft Redstone circuit)?

I've built a JK flipflop - specifically, the A version, from Redstone JK flip-flops - and it works - sort of. It doesn't behave as described in the wiki, and I'm not sure if the wiki description is ...
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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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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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How to store big variables in a redstone RAM memory?

I've just made a simple RAM memory in Minecraft (with redstone), with 4 bits for the address and 4 bits stored in each cell. Our next goal is to store different kinds of variables in it and to process ...
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Error with Double-Dabble decoder

I'm using a Binary to BCD system using this double-dabble decoding device. It all seems pretty good, but it doesn't work properly. If you are unfamiliar with double-dabble, it should take an input, ...
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When do redstone torches burn out?

I know that if I make a redstone circuit that switches too often, my redstone torches will 'burn out' and stop working. Under what circumstances does this happen? Will a slow circuit eventually burn ...
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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 ...