Questions tagged [minecraft-redstone]

Questions about redstone contraptions and machinery in Minecraft. For command block contraptions, use [tag:minecraft-commands] instead.

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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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How to make a 2x3 piston door?

The idea is just a regular, somewhat compact 2x3 redstone door with the sticky pistons and all, but it seems improbable to have it so that when it opens up, the three levels open at a separate ...
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Max Block Height for a Redstone Contraption

What's the max height of blocks for a redstone contraption to still work even I'm in the surface below? Like if I build a pillar to the max height of blocks and build a redstone contraption there, is ...
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Minecraft: Can someone tell me why I can make this on another world but not on the world i want

I have the same version and same client with the same things, I wanted to make this redstone thingy,but I can't do it on the world i want, I tried on another world, it worked instead, can someone help ...
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Using this lever puzzle, how would I make my piston door turn OFF when the puzzle is correct? [MC1.14.2]

Basically, I am making a beta design for a security mechanism which I will use in a survival server. I want to make it so that when the puzzle is completed, it will turn OFF rather than ON. Therefore, ...
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Observer block never working in minecraft

The observer block was introduced a while back, and I was never able to make it work. Now, I saw someone do a tutorial on how to observer blocks, and for me the observer would never send block updates ...
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Chunks and Redstone

I'm relatively new to Minecraft but I'm having trouble finding a straightforward solution to my problem. I've built a minecart track about 479 blocks long in a straight line. I placed redstone ...
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What are the rules/range for chunk loading in single player?

I wanted to try testing some contraptions in relation to my previous question. In my test world (superflat, 1.13.2, single player) I created a redstone line that starts with a lever, goes east about ...
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Resume redstone signal transfer as chunks load

Considering that vanilla methods of chunkloading since 1.13 got between impossible and very cumbersome, I'd like a more 'poor man's' method to transfer a signal: I want redstone signal to reach the ...
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How can I make a power rail inactive when it's next to an active one?

I'm building a Minecart track. In order for it to work correctly, I need the minecart to stop in the middle of the track, and the best way to do that is to use a power rail that is not receiving a ...
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Constant Minecraft teleportation [duplicate]

I was trying to make a little minigame for some friends that teleports them to an arena location and puts them in adventure mode once they step on a pressure plate but I somehow managed to make a ...
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Item sorter with multiple items per tick

General Info I'm playing on a server where they modified the hoppers to pass 8 items per tick instead of 1. The system I want to build I'm working on a casino game. User tosses 1 item into a hopper. ...
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Minecraft Redstone Timer

can anyone help me with this, I'm trying to make a zombie pigman grinder(with spawner not in the nether). I'm going to make it so they get crushed to death by blocks. But what I need help is with the ...
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How to summon an item frame facing a specific direction in Minecraft?

I am working on a map and I need to summon an item frame in a specific place. I'm using the command: /summon item_frame -1242 58 219 but "it is on the ground" and I need it to face north.
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In Minecraft, is there a way for a dispenser to place a cake?

I've seen that cakes can turn a comparator on, and the number of slices available corresponds to the signal strength. I was thinking about using an inverter to activate a dispenser and place a new ...
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Door Keycards with Command Blocks [closed]

I am making a map based on the game SCP Containment Breach. In the game you can find the following keycards: - level 1 - level 2 - level 3 - level 4 - level 5 - omni card (opens all doors) I ...
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2x1 Piston Door (replaces top block)?

I've been looking all over youtube, I know how to make a 2 by 1 vertical door at this point, but for this build I'd like to have 2 iron bars be the door but when it opens for the bottom block of the ...
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Minecraft 1.14 /give command with multiple NBT tags [duplicate]

I'm making a map in the 1.14 snapshot 19w09a where the player will be in adventure mode and needs to find a key to access the next room. I've been able to run the command successfully with: /give @p ...
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Frequency redstone VS Loop command block,performance?

I want to make a clock with a precision of one second. So,there are two ways to do this. 1、a redstone clock.(one second)And a commond_block [/scoreboard players add @e[name=Time] Time 1. 2、3 ...
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How to lock entire line of hoppers from below?

This is one (out of 15 identical) slice of the supersmelter-like XP farm I'm currently finishing, attached to a massive kelp farm. (the rails are drawn wrong direction; the schematics don't support ...
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What blocks pushable by pistons make comparators emit signal?

Do any other blocks than cauldron, pushable by pistons, let comparator emit a signal? I wanted to try making a 'program tape' encoding more than just binary signal through transparent/solid blocks, ...
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Fast or silent efficient trashcan

After recently centralizing item storage and sorting at my base, I found myself with some chests approaching overflowing. Especially some mixed farms (like the generic mob farm) produce more of some ...
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Redstone to detect “falling” (self closing trapdoor)

Is there a way to get a redstone signal when a player falls through a hole (right after he falls, not when he lands)? Background: I created a bubble elevator and want a trapdoor for the other way ...
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How to make a selection of blocks disappear in a fade effect

I'm building a TARDIS (Doctor Who's Time Machine) in Minecraft, and for when it disembarks, it fades away. Is there any practical way i can do this in Minecraft or should i make a texture pack? ...
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I need to press one button, each time I press it, I need a new/different output, 4 total outputs (Minecraft)

I'm building a bank with 100's of features. I need a button that I can press to alternate which ram to use (i.e.: Before I press the button once, RAM 1 will be open to receiving inputs and the other 3 ...
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How to make a pulse alternator in minecraft 1.12.2?

I want to make a pulse alternator, so when a redstone pulse enters, output A on one side gives out a pulse, and when the second pulse enters, output B on the other side gives a pulse, and when the ...
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Different number of dispensers activated depending on orientation of redstone dust

I have a column of 4 dispensers, all facing the same direction (to the right). For demonstration purposes, each is loaded with a different color of shulker box. In the above screenshot, the ...
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How can I stop or reset redstone contraptions based on player deaths?

Can you use /testfor to detect the death of a player? I found this post^ and I understand it, but I have a follow-up question: Is there anyway to have your world reset all your redstone when ...
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Tick delay caused by Hoppers?

I'm trying to answer the question I posted here a couple days ago(Is there any way to build a circuit that acts identically to a redstone repeater?), and I'm attempting to use hoppers to simulate the ...
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Is there any way to build a circuit that acts identically to a redstone repeater?

I'm looking to build a circuit that acts like a vanilla repeater block in that it repeats the redstone signal, acts as a diode, and allows multiple levels of delay to be set. However, I would like the ...
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Why does a sticky piston powered by a redstone block through another sticky piston from the top not contract? [duplicate]

I'm working on a little redstone project and I've stumbled upon this difficulty. If I activate the lever the top sticky gets powered as expected. Deactivating the lever pulls the top sticky piston ...
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Minecraft Redstone delay that only works if active for 5 seconds but turns off when not active

The image here is my example. the command block to the left places a redstone block on the quartz. the command blocks on the side remove the Redstone block and replace the repeaters. this method still ...
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Why does this piston get power? [duplicate]

I am a beginner at minecraft. I am very confused by the following setup: If I step on the pressure plate, piston number 1 is activated. The key piece of redstone is the one circled in blue; if I ...
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Help with triple piston extender on a cave door

I want a triple piston extender for the final block retraction on my cave door but I’m a bit tight on space. The double extender already powers one of the pistons as is so I’m guessing I have to ...
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Is it possible to sort non-stackable items in minecraft?

Item Sorters are super sweet. But, I have a skeleton farm, and am getting tons of non-stackable drops. Since armor can be smelted into iron/gold, I'd like to smelt those drops in a furnace, and burn ...
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I need to make a redstone clock that has the same timings as this one but with no observers

I am making a redstone contraption that needs perfect timing and the server I am on doesn't have observers, it also needs to be toggleable.
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Minecraft redstone observers and pistons

I’m making a 3D printer and the floor rises to push up the blocks. This happens when an observer detects the last row in the grid being pushed into place and it works. The problem comes when the ...
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Generated Minecraft Command Blocks Don't Execute

I wrote a program that generates command blocks into a minecraft world. The command blocks come in fine, with the correct settings, however they don't execute unless I set the mode of the first block ...
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Minecraft Repeater: Possible to change tick of repeater via redstone?

I am working on a piston-door design that looks like this: and this is what it looks like after: Now, the issue I am having is retraction. I figured if I can change the tick of the right piston, ...
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Help with a Minecraft Redstone Mechanism

I'm making a system for my town that requires an automatic system that moves a chest in a minecart around under the roads. I've gotten almost the things necessary for the loading process to work, but ...
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How do you make a redstone clock that has four outputs and doesn't break when leaving/returning to the chunk?

I'm trying to make a block cycle between four colors of wool with about 3 seconds in between each color. I built a four output circuit hooked up to four command blocks: This is the design I was ...
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Is there any good way to make a completly automated watermelon/pumpkin farm in vanilla Minecraft without commands?

I have been trying to create a completely automated watermelon/pumpkin farm, mainly with observer blocks. However all of my attempts so far have caused the harvesting to trigger an infinite redstone ...
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Can I make my nether tunnel work in unloaded chunks?

I'm working on a nether tunnel which allows you to travel by minecart as well as by ice road by having pistons extend and retract: Minecart mode: Ice road mode: I've got 2 stations at the ...
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How do I make a turn based redstone game?

I'm trying to make a redstone game but I'm stuck on part of the circuit. I have two sides: A and B. Each have 9 inputs. Players use these inputs to submit moves in the game. The problem I'm having ...
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Why does my 8-bit adder say 1+3=6?

I have chained together the following full adder design given by the minecraft wiki eight times so that I can add together two 8-bit signals.: For some odd reason the return of all the adders gives ...
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Are there any unstackable items that output 1 signal strength unit when attached to a comparator?

I am Building a simple counter in minecraft with redstone, and I was wondering if there is a non-stackable item that outputs 1 signal strength while inside a dropper so I can get a comparator output ...
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Is there any way to stop an Ender Pearl from falling?

I need to stop Ender Pearls from falling in Survival mode for a redstone mechanism. Water and Lava slow down their falling, however this won't completely stop them and Cobwebs don't have any effect at ...
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Do Redstone circuits cause noticable lag?

I have a Minecraft world that has a Redstone district. I put all my contraptions and farms with a lot of hopper lines, water streams, and a lot of Redstone circuits. Does Redstone circuit (Redstone ...