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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Minecraft item sorter not working?

Edit: I tried having the hoppers face the comparators, it made no difference As you can see in the picture, I am trying to make an item sorter, but once I put the items in it seems to work for like 30 ...
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Troubleshooting a minecart transfer system in Minecraft 1.18.2 Java

This is the minecart transfer system I've put together. A hopper minecart comes in on the top right, unloads into the barrel, then leaves. Another hopper minecart comes in from the left, down the ...
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Sticky piston not dropping block after one-tick pulse on some y-axis values

I discovered this bug where a sticky piston won't spit out its block when a 1 tick pulse is passed on the block over it. It causes the piston NOT to spit out its block on even -y axis values and on ...
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How do I correctly rewire this 2x3 flush piston door in 1.12.2 Minecraft Java Edition?

Update: I ended up switching to the other door design, the one that doesn't require target blocks or redstone directly on top of the pistons. I have added more images to the post to show where the ...
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Dropper/hopper chains not working as expected

I have made the following circuit: I'm expecting to move the item one dropper ahead everytime I send a pulse, eventually making it back to the first dropper after 4 pulses. According to the outputs, ...
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Stop adjacent command blocks from activating?

I've got a setup where two independent command blocks must be placed next to each other. How can I stop both of them from triggering? Shown below is a minimal example.
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Can falling-block redstone contraptions only be used in the same chunk as the contraption?

I'm playing Minecraft Bedrock on PS5, where I've been experimenting with falling-block contraptions. The Experiment I stacked 12 sand blocks next to me, and another stack of 12 just over in the ...
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Extend redstone signal maintaining signal strength

I'm trying to build an archery range with targets of varying distances. When you shoot one of the targets the signal travels through the ground to the very back of the range. At the back there's a ...
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How would I make a door "stun" a player

I am playing Minecraft Education Edition, and I want to know if it is possible for the door to stun a player. For example if there are 5 players I want 1 of them to be able to be stunned by the door. ...
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How to make a compact redstone circuit that triggers an output every 4 redstone inputs?

I'm trying to make an automatic beetroot farm. I'm using observers behind the plants and dispensers with water. Each plant has 4 observer stages. The observer is triggered when: the seeds are ...
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What would the purpose of a 0 tick pulse redstone design be?

Situation I accidentally made a redstone design that generates 0 tick pulses Here is my setup: It is a very interesting build, but what can I do with it? How does it work? It seems to generate ...
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How to make a clock in Minecraft?

I want to create a clock that tells the player the current game time out of the 20 minutes in a day. I couldn't figure out any commands that did this, so I made a Redstone clock that activates every ...
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How to create a closed redstone circuit on a timer?

I'm pretty new to Minecraft and redstone stuff so I'm trying to figure out how to make a closed circuit from a lever that will turn off moments after you switch it. As you can see here: and here: I'...
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How does Pistons priority work? [duplicate]

I have two pistons facing each other. Powering both at the same time from the side can give different results based on where it is being powered from. I have absolutly no clue on the pattern and how ...
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How to stop a vertical stack of observers looping from right angle pistons?

On Minecraft bedrock I have a tree farm and on the output is a whole panel of pistons. Once the trunks reach the end I want the pistons to activate and move the trunks to a second row, clearing the ...
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Can I power rails with levers in Minecraft Bedrock?

I'm trying to tunnel in my world and I'm curious to know if I can activate powered rails by using a lever instead of redstone or redstone torches.
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Minecraft Five Nights at Freddy's door/jumpscare system

I got a tip to break up my questions into parts so here it goes. Background Information I have created a "door" that is concrete powder and is pushed up and down by redstone, pistons, and a ...
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Hopper disabling with redstone

I recently run into problems regarding disabling hoppers. I would like to disable the three hoppers individually. But I am unable to achieve this. Extra space between the chests/hoppers is no solution ...
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Minecart with hopper doesn't collect items

I'm new to redstone devices and I'm trying to make a sugar cane farm. I already solved some problems I had with the Observer and powered rails but not I just need to fix one more issue. My Minecart ...
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What is the fastest way to transport large amounts of block a large distance without hoppers?

I am on a Minecraft Java server that supports bedrock which I am playing on. I would like to connect some of my farms (crop farms, cobblestone farm, melon and pumpkin farms and several others) - to ...
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How do I make a command block work at any time a redstone signal is active?

I have a teleporter system I'm setting up where a teleporter will only trigger if you open a trapped chest and stand on a specific block. I'd like for it to work so that the block is somewhere away ...
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How to make an Iron farm in Minecraft survival?

How can I make an Iron farm using villagers? It would also help if you told me the supplies I need because I would like to implement this into my minecraft survival farm and can you tell me the ...
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How to make a mob spawner that spawns mobs at a specific coordinate?

I have noticed this method used in older maps, I am playing in 1.17.1, and I was wondering if there is any way to make a mob spawner spawn the entity, in my case, a piece of smooth stone, at a ...
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Can an item frame that opens a door close it immediately after?

I wanted to know how to get an item frame to activate redstone so I can have it open a secret passage. I then found this. At the bottom there is a link for a video (It was made by "SethBling&...
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Unlock a redstone repeater after a period of time

Context: I installed a train mod for fabric 1.16.5. The mod currently comes with what's called a "Platform Screen Doors", which will open with the train door at the same time. I am currently ...
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Does the Hopper Minecart trick work on Minecraft Bedrock edtion

In Minecraft Java, a Minecart with Hopper will still collect items from the block immediately above that block, unlike a hopper on its own. My question is whether this still works in Bedrock Edition.
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Can dispensers (with a bucket) empty a cauldron?

I've been experimenting in 1.17.1 (Java), particularly with the new dripstone. However, I've been unable to figure out a way to empty filled cauldrons. At first, I thought it was a problem of aiming ...
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Loading an entire Minecraft structure using structure blocks

I've experimented a bit with structure blocks in the past and I know how to load single structures using them. For example, if I wanted to load in an End Ship or Fossil I would just select the ...
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Help with comparator and Hopper (Minecraft Java edition)

I'm trying to follow the tutorial here: Here's my set-up. My hopper at the back that's supposed to move the 1 item around refuses to do so for some reason. Any help ...
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Is there a way to keep this redstone separated?

Is there a way for me to connect these parallel redstone lines to their respective redstone torches without interference? EDIT: Its preferable that it has a repeater too.
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Minecraft - Noteblocks, looping bass, and adding melody

I've been trying to tackle the whole noteblock thing in Minecraft to reproduce a song that I like. I just found out how to loop like a normal bass layout. Now what I wanted to do was add the whole ...
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How would I create a circuit that gives an output similar to the one of a button when a block behind is powered with a lever but not when not powered?

Sorry about the length of the title of this question. I have a circuit where I am trying to get an output like the one of a button from an observer looking at a piece of redstone dust that is powered ...
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Stacked Observers

I need to know if any of nine blocks, in a 3x3 wall, are updated. Right now I just put a 3x3 wall of observers. I only need one output signal saying "Yes, one of the 9 blocks were updated"....
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How do I fix my Minecraft sorting machine?

I am currently playing on a Minecraft server. I want to build a sorting machine, but the normal sorting machine is not working. I want to filter all the items which are only stackable up to 16. The ...
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What's the fastest horizontal travel possible in Minecraft?

What is the fastest system to travel horizontally in Minecraft 1.16.5?
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how to prevent lag in minecraft server?

noob here... i started a server with some friends but idk how redstone function and how it can implicate on lagging the server, i builded a pumpkin and melon farm with observers and pistons and it's ...
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Is it possible to have a tilable full chest detection in this scenario?

I have a 200+ item sorter. Currently, it looks like this: It is a standard tilable sorter with a hopper pipe on top to feed the items. Above it there is the ceiling that is also the floor of the ...
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How do I make a redstone lamp flash with a 50% duty cycle?

Story I am using a two-hopper redstone clock to make a redstone lamp blink on and off as an indicator. The hopper clock looks like this: The lamp is supposed to blink on and off at a constant rate to ...
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How would I make a circuit that is repeating that you can turn off and on? [duplicate]

I've been trying to make a firework launcher that repeats but I can only have it so it can turn on but never off. I've been using repeaters to go in a circle. I'm on Xbox 360 edition.
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How can I activate a piston only for a few seconds when the the daylight sensor activates?

I am trying to make a circuit that turns a piston on for a few seconds and then quickly turns it off. The circuit is activated as soon as the daylight sensor starts giving signal.
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How can I make some blocks unbreakable in Minecraft but some aren't? [duplicate]

So I want to build a map where the blocks in spawn can't be broken but if you place a block you can break that block but you still can't break the default blocks kind of like BedWars on Hypixel. I ...
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Make a row of hidden barrel

I've watched many videos, and tried some myself, but none of it seems to work, what I'm trying to do here is make a row of hidden barrels. Obviously there are many way to hide it but I'm trying to do ...
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How to make a double button door

How can I make a double button door? By that, I mean that two people have to switch the same button at the same time to open a door for a short time, and then these door would close up behind them. ...
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How can you show text in-game?

I downloaded a Minecraft map but when I open the the doors there is a text that comes on the screen that says "open and close". How do they do this? Do they use commands?
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How many command blocks can you power with a single redstone block?

So, let's say that we have a redstone block in the middle of nowhere and I want to power as many command blocks as possible using that one redstone block. No repeaters are allowed, and there are ...
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Is there a way to stop a hopper minecart while taking items out a chest? [duplicate]

I have a super smelter in a server and I would like to try to make the hopper minecart automatically stop to feed in items from the chest. Is there a way to do this via Redstone in a way that I could ...
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How to make a lingering potion stay longer?

Im wanting to make a gas chamber (for my horror puzzle map) and I want to add a lingering potion to stay for ever and do damage is there a way I can do this? I'm fine with using redstone or commands.
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How can I programmatically gain XP which both triggers mending and is silent?

I'm working on a special world for my family and friends to play on, but with the twist that all of us have some special ability that makes us superior to the others in a certain field. "Classes&...
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Why isn't my furnace type sorter working?

So I just recently built an XP furnace system that also sorts items put in. Each item then goes to their respective furnace, smoker, blast furnace. If I understand correctly, I need to fill 4 of the ...
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Water dispenser not working properly

In my world im trying to make Zombified Piglin gold farm. That requires turning a 23 x 23 nether portal with a flint and steel dispenser and a water dispenser for completing this mechanic. I got the ...
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