Questions tagged [minecraft-redstone]

Questions about redstone contraptions and machinery in Minecraft. For command block contraptions, use the "minecraft-commands" tag instead.

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How do I clone something to the coordinates of a player?

I want to make a map that if you trow an item on the ground, a pillar will spawn there. But I don't know how to make the pillar spawn there. I don't know if this is even possible with the /clone ...
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How to build a 1 deep, tile-able, “chest has items” indicator system?

In a Mumbo Jumbo video ( ) he shows a very nice "chest has items" indicator system that's tile-able, and extends 2 blocks below the chest. Here's a screen shot of the ...
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Why does the item elevator only worked when oriented north/south?

I made a slight modification to the item elevator outlined in this video - namely, I shifted the redstone ladder after the first block forward one block to minimize the horizontal footprint. When the ...
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How can I make an empty cart make scheduled stops without changing elevation?

I made this simple Redstone circuit that allows a Minecart to go around the track while making a simple stop. Sadly, it needs to change elevation so the Powered Rail knows where to send the Minecart ...
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Designing a Minecraft Redstone Sorter where 64 items in a stack go through hoppers each tick

Problem Currently, I am playing on a server where hoppers transport items at the rate of one stack at a time, and this has proved very difficult to build a sorter for. I'm not at all proficient in ...
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Minecraft World Loaded Detection Using Redstone (Save file load detection)

I've been trying to search for an answer to this question for some time now (World Load Detection / Chunk Load Detection / Join World / etc) However, despite my effort, I've been unable to find a ...
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Want to have text appear each time a player joins on my server [duplicate]

So first off, my goal is to have [Server] say something whenever a person joins my server. I was going to do this using the .mcfunction command, where you type /function .... in game, and it saves as ...
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How to alternate redstone signal?

I want to create a circuit that when a button is pushed, one piston goes after a delay from another piston, but when the button is reset (i.e. when it is released), then the same piston retracts first ...
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Is there a way to prevent water from being placed in front of an observer?

Please note: I am not looking for a server plugin resolution, I want to know if the question in the title is achievable. I am playing on a small server with a couple friends, with everyone settling ...
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My hopper doesnt work even i make sure it pointed to the chest

hello i am having trouble with my hopper it doesnt transfer items to chest or furnace. I did shift+right/left click, i tried other stuffs i could that possibly could make it work but it doesnt. it ...
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Redstone Torch activating pistons - bug or feature?

So I've been messing around with redstone to try and understand how it works (extremely basic stuff like timing and whatnot) and I know about pistons having odd behavior where they get kinda powered ...
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Traps for Vigilant Players?

Our friends-only server is playing a deathtrap game where we try to go the longest without dying, and the people who are dead can set traps to try and kill the living players (similar to Demise in ...
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How can I extend a redstone signal along a line while powering everything below it? [closed]

I need to power everything below the redstone's path, but placing a repeater leads to the block below not being powered. How could I solve that without using a repeater to skip a block?
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Hoppers directed into chests - What happens when the chest is full?

I'm playing in a single-player survival world on Bedrock Edition on my Xbox One and I've been looking at some of the item-sorting builds on YT. I'm currently leaning towards the design shown in ...
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Trying to figure out a way to get a redstone signal from an empty hopper minecart [duplicate]

Essentially, I want a hopper minecart to stop moving once it's empty. I have a straight line of rail, with a block at each end, and rails all along it such that the minecart bounces back and forth ...
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Eject a villager from a minecart to the left

I found a really cool tutorial about how to build a villager trader hall. It had a distribution system when villagers arrive by minecart, they are ejected by an activator rail and then they are ...
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Why does parity of redstone wire length affect piston behavior?

Consider the following simple redstone contraption: The following can be reproduced in 1.14.* and 19w45b: If a button above a blue wool is pressed, the piston would extend, but not retract (unless ...
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Compact last in, first out redstone circuit

I am trying to make some 2x2 elevator doors for my piston elevator in minecraft and while I have all the mechanics in place I'm struggling to make the timing circuit right. Initial setup: doors ...
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Synchronize two redstone pulse inputs

I'm making a goldfarm in minecraft. I'm making an automatic collection system. I have a hopper minecart run in an unloading loop. I have an issue with the unloading loop. I want to use the same ...
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Why ever turn off the redstone clock in this mob farm?

TL;DR: Is there a technical reason for ever turning off the Redstone "clock" in this mob farm design (single-player world)? In another Arqade question I posted earlier, I explained that I'm a ...
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2x2 double piston extender

I am currently working on my modern house, which has a staircase looking like the picture below It is about 10 Blocks wide, each step upwards is 2 blocks wide and only elevate the player by 0.5 block ...
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Mechanics of this observer stabilizer?

Wu Qiufeng built this observer stabilizer on Youtube yesterday. It looks really attractive and efficient but also confusing to me. Could someone tell me why the second ...
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Is there a way to make a read function for redstone computer ROM in MC Bedrock?

I have been creating a Redstone computer in Minecraft: Bedrock Edition. I have finished the ROM itself and the ROM master switch, but I need a read function that works like this: The master switch is ...
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Items in minecraft item filter stacking

I recently built myself an item sorter in my Minecraft survival world. Upon completion, however, I discovered that the items in the hopper named 'placeholder' were stacking inside the hopper which ...
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How can I make a Redstone elevator in Minecraft Java Edition?

I just finished my Ultimate Survival Home but the problem is that I have used the staircase/ladder to move through the floors - I have 12 floor, so it's annoying to walk that far. That's why I have ...
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How do I make a logic gate that takes 4 input and gives and output if only one is powered?

How can I make a red_stone logic gate/gates that takes in 4 inputs but only gives an output when 1 of them is powered.
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How could I take multiple outputs and output the leftmost output?

I know that sounds very confusing, but I have a few examples. I want it so that I can flick something like 3 levers and have the output be the leftmost one. If I flicked the first two, the middle ...
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Selective hopper minecart unloading

I have a 1.14 automatic wheat farm that involves a hopper minecart picking up wheat under a field of villagers. However, I only want to collect the wheat and leave the seeds so that the villagers can ...
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How can I make a command that puts an output when an entity count is above a certain number? [duplicate]

I need an execute command that outputs as 'true' when the number of Iron Ingots on the ground is above 100. I have attempted this in the only two ways I could think of, and so far neither have been ...
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Is there a two way flying machine that is faster than minecarts?

I thought of building a sort of subway but I was kind of bored of the regular walking, minecarts, and boats on ice. So I remembered flying machines. Is there a two-way design that is actually faster ...
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Minecraft bedwars map

I am making a minecraft bed-wars map but I need some help. I need a redstone device that counts diamonds. Every four diamonds it should upgrade the iron and gold generators. (Iron spawns 4 times ...
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Implications of pistons on farmland in 19W37A

As stated in Minecraft Snapshot 19W37A change notes: Blocks that can be manually placed on farmland can now also be pushed onto it by a piston without destroying the farmland What are the ...
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My pistons will not move unless I change the delay of a repeater

Title. Not sure why this is happening, but I can only make the piston move if I change the delay of a repeater by clicking on it. I am trying to use this with a bubble column elevator, So I can't ...
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Powering an offset stacked array of pistons

I'm attempting to power an array of pistons as shown. I've had a look around and can't find anything similar to my issue. I've tried repeaters in various setups but to no avail. I would use levers but ...
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How do I send a redstone signal strait down without dust?

Is there any way to carry a redstone signal vertically downwards without using redstone dust, and the signal carrying system to have the dimensions of 1×n blocks? EDIT: The reason that I cant use ...
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Why does this redstone pulser circuit produce this result?

I was playing around with a self-referential comparator pulser and came across something I don't understand. In short, it's a comparator in subtraction mode, with the output of the comparator fed ...
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How to make a block swapper fire twice?

How do I make my block swapper fire once (changing the block) then after a certain amount of timer change back to the original blocks. My block swapper can be seen here:
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Armable/disarmable dispenser traps in minecraft

I am building an automated castle gatehouse in minecraft featuring a corridor between two openable/closable doors where arrows will shoot anyone in the corridor; that can also be disarmed. here is a ...
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How to detect if an arrow hits certain coordinates in 1.14

I am making a puzzle map where the player has to hit some Redstone lamps with an arrow and then they will light up. How do I detect if an arrow has hit some certain coordinates instead of a certain ...
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Can a minecart junction automatically configure based on something chosen in the originating station without command blocks?

I've been building a somewhat large rail system and have started adding 3-way and 4-way junctions with redstone buttons to select the next direction and propel the minecart along. But that requires ...
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Why does this rising-edge detector fail when connected to this t flip-flop?

This is for the Minecraft Bedrock edition (on Xbox One). I've built a simple redstone circuit that combines a t flip-flop using repeater-locking based on this design and a rising-edge detector based ...
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How to create a delay in Minecraft without repeaters? [duplicate]

I am trying to make a delay of 1 minute in a redstone circuit. That would require 600 ticks. That s a lot of repeaters going to be used. Is there other ways of getting a 1 minute (or even longer) ...
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How to halve redstone signal strength?

I'd like the output signal to be half the input signal strength. I was able to use the 'lookup table' approach, which can convert pretty much any input to any output, but is bulky, noisy, somewhat ...
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Does the iron weighted pressure plate work under blocks. If not? How can i get it to work?

I`m trying to make a really secret base on a friend's realm but i have no idea how to make an item be thrown and a piston revealing the base. Can someone help?
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Is there a command block command, or something to do with redstone that activates randomly? [duplicate]

i'm trying to create a redstone game that a has component that has to be random, and i was wondering, if there is a command block command, that when the command block is activated, has a 50% chance of ...
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How can I take a certain amount of items from a chest using a hopper in Minecraft?

I am making a Nether wart farm with Redstone++'s capability to dispense seeds, saplings, nether warts and actually plant them. The farm works and automatically harvests and plants the nether wart. All ...
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Why does this slime block auto-harvester work?

I stumbled across this design by accident while trying to build a more complicated one. When the bamboo grows, the sticky piston extends, breaks the crop into drops, and the system resets and waits ...
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Observer behavior in Minecraft version 1.11

I'm playing Minecraft: Java Edition, 1.11 on PC. The reason I'm playing this version is because of the lack of OptiFine releases for the current version. My question is concerning the behavior of ...
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Why won't my piston push?

I'm in version 1.14.4pre-6 and have average redstone skills, so this is my player conveyor belt design, and this piston won't turn on. It works when I update it, but I don't see why I have to with ...
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How to get a high, neutral and low signal from a comparator read single chest within the space of a single stack of items?

I am trying to both take items out of a chest and put the same type of item into the chest so that it will always have less than a full stack of the item but never run out of it either. For this I am ...

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