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 destroy a chest using redstone in minecraft?

I am acquiring emeralds. I am having the issue that if I destroy 4 double chests of paper at my location with a pickax, I can't run through it all (i.e. exchange the paper for emeralds) in time ...
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Inclusive redstone repeater

So, I have this: Now, what I want is a repeater that would work while keeping the unlit lamp on. Yeah, that one right there: I have this already: ...but the piston turns on and off ...
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How can I check if a player is in the air with /testfor?

I'm interested in negating fall damage with command blocks by giving players Resistance as they're falling. How can I use /testfor to tell whether a player is on the ground or in the air?
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How do I use the /kill command to ONLY kill mobs?

I have a Redstone Power loop that connects to a Command Block that is set to kill all entities except for myself (/kill @e[type=!Player]), because I'm building a creative map, but don't want slimes ...
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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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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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How can I change the outputs from two different wires to the same state (on/off) using one input, regardless of the previous states of the two wires?

So, I've set up two traps near my base, hooked up to pressure plates.Inside each trap, I have some sticky pistons with blocks attached, such that when extended (turned on) no power reaches the various ...
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In Minecraft, what is the most space-efficient way to construct AND and OR Redstone gates?

With Redstone you can create wiring and circuitry. Using this, it is possible to create complex devices and even "programs". Unfortunately, the size of such projects usually tends to be massive in ...
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Why is it when I do “/kill @e [type=!player]” in a command block I die?

I need this command to be able to reset my mini-game map, but I don't know how to do it! Am I doing it wrong?? I've found other websites that say its just like that, so I don't know what I'm doing ...
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Place block in Minecraft with redstone?

I'd like to get ore, and place it (without command blocks) anywhere near the contraption. My question is could it be possible to do this, and if so how? Note: it does not matter on the timing the ...
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How to test for time of day with command block in Minecraft

I'm trying to setup something similar to the MindCrack team's current server set up for my single player world so that the world border expands slowly as I play the game. I already know how to work ...
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Can I shrink this three-pulse-generating circuit?

I guess what I'm after here is a code review for my redstone. I've set up a circuit so that when I press a button, 3 items get dispensed from a dispenser, but it seems rather large. Can anyone ...
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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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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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How can I control a sequence of outputs via a single input?

Ok, so I'm making a map which needs a level system. By level system I mean: Push the button first time,output A lights up. Push the button second time,output B lights up. Push the button third ...
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What is the actual function of the third torch in the comparator?

I have heard different explanations for what the function of the third torch is in the comparator. But I have never gotten a definite answer for what the use is being able to right click on the ...
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Minecraft piston door is only shut when lever is on, but how do I turn it off with another lever?

This is a frequent problem I've been having with the designs of some doors. Basically, the door, to be shut must have its redstone to be powered by a lever. So when I want to enter my house I must ...
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How can I detect if only one out of 8 lines of redstone is on and block the others from passing trough?

I have a (very) big redstone contraption used to store numbers for ALU's or minecraft computers. As of with most inventions, They get upgraded to preform better/get smaller from time to time, so to ...
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How do I teleport a player to another entity while changing the player's rotation?

I want to be able to teleport to an entity but keep my original rotation? I tried /tp @p @e[type=ArmorStand] ~ ~. I have looked everywhere and tested even the most stupid lines of code, in hope I'd ...
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Check if a player is blocking

Is is possible to check if a player is blocking? If so, how is it done? It didn't have any stat that seemed right on the wiki, and I didn't see one when I hit tab on "/scoreboard add derp". Thanks for ...
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How can I pulse one of several wires in Minecraft randomly?

My question is a bit familiar to How can I randomly power one of several wires in Minecraft?, but slightly different. Let's say I have 5 wires (or more), wire A, B, C, D and E. Now, I want to ...
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Is there a logic gate for this?

I have a set of lights that turn on based on time of day. I want to be able to turn on a separate switch and have the lights blink on and off with a clock I've already built. So basically, is there a ...
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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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How to build a two bit binary to decimal decoder using Redstone?

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 problems and is too messy. Redstone signals get jammed and they stay ...
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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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command to launch players into the sky? [closed]

I've been trying to find something for primed tnt on how far it'll launch you but I haven't found anything yet. I want to make a cannon that launches you into the sky and once you're at the peak, ...
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Minecraft - Implement Random Access with Redstone

I'm trying to build a machine in Minecraft that will act similarly to an array. It will be implemented using physical blocks, not using a traditional redstone CPU type architecture of redstone signal ...
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How to reset a command block's status?

I'd like to use a comparator to act when e.g. a testforblock command block attached to a button triggers. But the comparator changes its state only when the button is pressed after the test result ...
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execute command setblock

Ok so when you throw a snowball I have /execute @e[type=Snowball] /setblock ~ ~-1 ~ minecraft:ice' So this makes an ice path following under the snowball. I had some code something like this and ...
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How do I teleport players based on their teams?

I'm making a costum map which uses comandblocks to teleport players to a spot. The commandblocks are setup under two rooms. (One for team red players and one for team blue players). I need to teleport ...
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“Refilling” items in a chest [duplicate]

Let's say that I have 3 chests, each containing one of these items: A full set of armour (Leather, White Stained) A Named Lever A Named and Enchanted (Unbreakable) Bow. How can I "restock" these ...
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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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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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How do I make a 1 minute delay circuit? [duplicate]

I am trying to make a circuit with a delay of 600 ticks. I looked this up on the Minecraft wiki and found the following diagram: However, when I tried it, I couldn't get it to work. How can I make ...
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How do I replace the non-air blocks in a 5x5x5 area?

Is it possible for me to replace all non-air with stone blocks in a 5x5x5 box around where I am having the command executed? What is the command to do this? Note: I believe that I can do it by ...
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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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Redstone door lock (memory cell)

I want to make a pvp map which has 2 spawnpoints on the map. The spawnpoints are closed off with an iron door. The teams can both get ready by flipping a lever. Now i want to make it so when both ...
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How to make a command block say something only once in Minecraft?

I am creating an adventure map and needed to know how to make a command block only say something once in the chat menu. PS: I would like this to be under my floor because it is supposed to be an NPC ...
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How can I make Redstone respond to a player having no money in their account?

I am building a gambling machine on a Bukkit server with the Vault plugin, and I would like to do an error check. When the player wants to play the game, they need to have X dollars in their bank ...
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Trigger command blocks remotely?

I am currently working on a minigame, and I am trying to remotely trigger command blocks. Is there any way to use a lever and a command block to activate another command block 4K blocks away? For ...
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Minecraft Mob-Spawning in vanilla 1.8 server [closed]

I am making my own server and I am trying to make mobs not spawn in a certain area, I can't do a /kill @e[type=!Player] command because I have armor stands! So I was wondering what you guys thought. I ...
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How does redstone power side blocks? [duplicate]

I'm currently looking into the how redstone works in Minecraft and I stumbled across this behaviour and I can't explain why this works. Legend: Obsidian Block: O Redstone Wire: |, +, - Glowstone ...
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How can I toggle an output using the same input pulse?

I need to make a contraption that takes a pulse and toggles a switch from on to off. Then when the pulse happens again, I need it to turn from off to on.
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Minecraft /testfor problem

I have another problem with my Minecraft PvP map. I'm trying to set up a command block that checks when a player is standing on a block and if so it will give them jump boost so I used this command ...
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Summoning PrimedTnt with custom fuselengths

How can I summon PrimedTnt with a custom fuse length? I know I have to add some attributes to it, but I'm not sure as to how I can do that. Does anyone know? Also, is there a way to turn TNT explosion ...
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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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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 ...