Questions tagged [minecraft-redstone]

Questions about redstone contraptions and machinery in Minecraft. For command block contraptions, use the "minecraft-commands" tag instead. Always use this tag together with the "minecraft-java-edition", "minecraft-bedrock-edition" or "minecraft-legacy-console" tag.

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How to make a redstone clock that I can turn on/off with a lever? [closed]

I want to create a Redstone clock that can be enabled and disabled with a lever permanently placed down.
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How to make one wide tileable, vertical redstone in minecraft

When looking around at multiple sources, I found that vertical redstone was possible, although far from tileable. When designing, this is the closest I came. While it is relatively compact, it ...
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Command block comparator not outputting redstone signal outside 32 blocks. Minecraft Java 1.16.2

I have a command block hooked up to a comparator that powers some other command blocks. When I have a specific item held in my offhand it emits a redstone output. However, when I go further than 32 ...
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How do you make sure that both signals are powered?

So, I'm making a "map" to try to impress my friends with my redstone and commands, and I wanna make a voting system for a bedwars game. So, I want to make it so that two people have to agree ...
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How can I emit a redstone signal when a player eats a golden apple? [duplicate]

I need it so that when a player eats an golden apple, the command block sends a redstone signal. Is there a command for that?
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Non-stackable item sorter with hopper minecart

I was building an item sorter for my gold farm. Since the drop rates were high, a normal hopper line was not fast enough to move and sort all the items. I built a bunch of tracks to allow a few hopper ...
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When did redstone dust change its redirection behavior with torches?

In old versions of minecraft, redstone dust will redirect itself to the direction of a torch if the dust is placed on a block with a torch. When did this behavior change? I believe the change happened ...
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How do I kill the player in Minecraft when they enter a specific area (-131 5 236 to -122 5 227)?

Am making a minigame where the player dies when they fall and I need to kill them without destroying items. I don't want to use tripwire hooks.
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Is it possible to suppress damage from a falling anvil?

Story I have an automatic anvil replacement system using redstone. An observer detects when the existing anvil breaks, and then the ceiling opens up allowing one anvil to fall down. Problem The ...
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Anybody have any idea why this piston is powered? [duplicate]

Anybody have any idea why this piston is still powered? There is not redstone power connected to directly to it, and the nearest sources are either an off torch or a repeater. If it helps I'm using ...
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How can I make an automatic wheat/potato/carrot/beetroot farm? [closed]

So obviouslly I don't know afk farms, or how to even start one. So I came to my trusty friends. I am getting tired of breaking about 500 stocks of weat every 1 hour. So it's time for a change! How can ...
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Toggling series of memory cells in minecraft with one button press

I want to have a series of 12 memory cells to control an analog clock I am trying to make. I have a hopper clock that triggers every 100 seconds (the equivalent of an hour in a Minecraft day) and each ...
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Can I make a Nether clock (time) in Minecraft?

I want to make a pseudo-clock (time, not redstone) in the Nether. I was wondering if this had to be done using a command block with /time query daytime somehow. Is this possible in vanilla Minecraft?
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How do you make daylight sensors turn to night mode and if it day turn to day time mode without touching the daylight sensors

I've tried looking up the answers on google and nothings given me what Im trying to do. Im trying to make my daylight sensor turn to night mode if it's night and turn to day mode if it's the day. Im ...
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How do I control two pistons facing each other at the same time in Minecraft java edition?

I'm trying to create a door for my villager breeder. I want the lever to retract the rail and extend the stone and vice versa with one lever.
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How to break through the bedrock ceiling in the nether

I need to break a block of bedrock in the ceiling of the nether so that I can make farms on the ceiling. I don't want to use command blocks or creative mode. I need to do it in survival mode.
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Begginer Redstone problems (minecraft bedrock)

So, I want a system where if a button is pressed, it produces an output of 1. Press it again, and go up to 2. If it is below 5, I will measure it and light up a lamp that has a sign on it that says &...
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Logical switch with redstone

I'm playing Enigmatica 2 Expert and I wanted to make an automated battery charger using my fission reactor. I wanted to make charge cycles between 30 and 80% for efficiency sake. I can output a 0 or a ...
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My Minecraft Flying machine doesn't work

I have been making a Shulkercraft Bamboo farm in MCPE but it doesn't work. I thought it was because I had the wrong version, but my friend told me that it shouldn't matter. The machine I built goes 1 ...
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Can a hopper take away the fuel from furnaces?

I am working on an item sorter that sorts tools and bows and I realized that the only difference between them is that bows can be used as furnace fuel (yes I know wooden tools can be used as a fuel ...
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In minecraft, how do I construct a 4-bit comparator?

4-bit comparators are a basic building block in electronics, and useful in many redstone devices, in particular computers. I'm interested in a good overview of the construction this type of device. It ...
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Why isn't my sorting system picking up eggs?

I've made an automatic sorting system from this design: ...and it works for everything, except eggs. When I try to place an egg in as the template item, it slips ...
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Automatic sorting system. (Hoppers moves 64 blocks, instead of 1 at the time)

I'm playing on a server where hoppers move one stack of items at a time, instead of just 1 item. I want to make a sorting system, but because of changes to hopper mechanics, normal sorting systems don'...
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How do you turn off a redstone torch?

As seen in many videos, the redstone torch can be switched on: and off: (pic found in web) How do I achieve the second one?
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how to check if a block is there and if so emit a redstone signal in Minecraft 1.12.2 vanilla

im trying to make it so a command block emits a redstone signal if a block is there. im trying to do this in Minecraft 1.12.2.
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Why won't my item sorter work?

I created two item sorters to demonstrate this problem. One has hoppers directly underneath the water stream, like so: Key: I = Ice, H(arrow) = Hopper facing in arrow's direction, H = Down Hopper, W =...
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How does a redstone pulse generator work?

I'm looking at a simple circuit breaker pulse generator such as this one: found in the Minecraft Wiki page. I can duplicate the circuit, and it works exactly as described; push a button or move a ...
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Which blocks are soft powered?

In this image, which blocks are soft powered? I want to say "all rightmost cobblestone blocks and the redstone lamp", but a redstone torch hanging on a soft powered block should always be ...
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Why is this redstone dust not powered?

The redstone lamp is powered, it seems, because it is lit. Then the cobblestone block in the middle should be powered as well with the same logic, but it seems it is not powered because the redstone ...
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Pistons do not push unless not side-by-side

I’ve gotten into building traps, XP & Resource farms, and secret escapes lately, and pistons are helping a lot. But I have run into a problem. I dug this moat around my house and designed a secret ...
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How to create compact “silent” 1-time use redstone trigger?

Background I've recently found how to create a 1-time use trigger using a piston (must be pointing up) which pushes a redstone block: The piston was too loud, so I'm currently using a hopper with 1 ...
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How can I make a fast RAM output bus with no moving parts?

I'm currently creating a CPU in Minecraft just to prove to myself that I can. As part of it, I have 16 bytes of RAM, made with vertical one-block-wide tileable RS-NOR latches. I currently have this (...
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How do i make a command block delay in minecraft 1.16 [duplicate]

I have tried multiple things that were used in earlier versions but they no longer work as commands have changed a lot so I was wondering how I can delay them for my adventure map
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redstone item splitter drops all items into 1 hopper

I am trying to replicate this design. So far, I am making a copy of it, block to block, in my survival and creative worlds. They both lead to 1 result - all items are getting sent to 1 channel. In his ...
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Repeater powers the rail but cart is not starting [duplicate]

I'm having some problem with the start system for a cart based on repeater and powered rails combo. Basically I can see that they are getting power but the cart doesn't move at all, when it's parked ...
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Which changes from updates will break (semi-)automated farms when upgrading from 1.8.8 to 1.16.1+ in Minecraft Java Edition?

Background Me and some friends have been playing Minecraft since around 1.1, we started our current world at 1.2 which initially was SMP but we later moved it to SSP with LAN host. Back in the days we ...
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How can I make a “cascading light” effect in Minecraft?

I'm not sure what exactly the term for what I'm trying to do is, but I will refer to what I am trying to do as a "cascading light" effect (a light that looks like it's going "downwards&...
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Minecraft fractional redstone ticks

What happens when I run a pulse of length 1.5 through a repeater set to default (1 tick delay)? The 1.5 tick pulse is the result of a piston extension. I would expect the resultant pulse length to be ...
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How to lock a hopper once it has picked up an item?

I have 6 shulker boxes in a dispenser, they travel by hopper down a line of dispensers they can end up in, I want to have 1 end up in each of the 6 dispensers, so if I run a hopper line across all the ...
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How do I redirect items to fill one column of chests at a time?

I have an iron golem spawner farm. This is how it's set up: (it extends about 30 blocks, this is just a model) I want to redirect items to fill one column of chests at a time so that one column of ...
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How can I generate an output from one in 6 possibilities with vanilla redstone? [duplicate]

I'm trying to be able to hit a button, and 5 out of 6 times have nothing happen, but on the 1 out of 6 time, I want it to give a pulse output. This is to make a Russian roulette game, I'd like the ...
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Build a flush 1x2 piston door in Minecraft Bedrock Edition

I am trying to build a flush piston door in Minecraft Bedrock Edition. I have two sticky pistons stacked on top of each other that are facing right, two more sticky pistons facing toward the player ...
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How to enable redstone wiring with a flick of a lever?

I'm looking for a solution to enable redstone wiring (completing a circuit) by flicking a lever. If you don't know what I'm asking for, imagine that sticky pistons could push redstone dust, and ...
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Is there a redstone device that can gather lava buckets hands off?

My nether portal is a stone throw away from a lava lake. I've been using a crab load of buckets to keep my furnaces running for building materials. I'm trying to cut the work down and not run around ...
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How can I make a piston expand on a delay, but contract immediately?

So my circuit is very simple: It's a lever, with an on or off state. I have a set of pistons with a small delay using repeaters, but I need these pistons to close immediately after the circuit goes ...
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How to deactivate a hopper without activating a dropper directly below?

I am creating a redstone system that has a dropper facing upwards into a hopper that in turn points back down into the dropper. My goal is to be able to lock the top hopper by powering it with ...
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How to power a dispenser without powering a hopper below?

How can I power that dispenser in the picture without stopping the hopper from transferring items at the same time?
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What is overflow protection, and how can I build a simple yet effective overflow protection “unit” for an item filter in Minecraft?

I've been messing around with redstone and decided to build a multi-item automatic sorting system (Minecraft vanilla, 1.14.4). I'm not a redstone wizard, so I had to build it off of a fantastic guide ...
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Fastest item dispensing solution in the game?

My mob farm produces a lot of items that I need dispensed (double chests and double chests full) and I want to be able to automatically dispense them by flicking a lever. Right now I have four ...
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How do I make hopper to push only one item?

first of all I know there are some topics on this issue already, but none of them actually answers my question. Im building a simple trade machine. Lets say you throw 1 iron ingot into the hopper, ...

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