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 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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Need a delayed piston to 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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How to make this redstone circuit that displays a Minecraft creeper face using pistons if the lever is set to its on position thinner? ]

This question is copied from another. This is posted as a duplicate but for Bedrock Edition users, for the benefit of the readers. View the original question here. I do not own the idea for the ...
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How to make this redstone circuit that displays a Minecraft creeper face using pistons if the lever is set to its on position thinner?

I've made a redstone circuit that displays a Minecraft creeper face using pistons if the lever is set to its on position, but would like the circuit to be thinner. I've tried such methods as using ...
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How do I create an RS-NOR latch with a toggle input in addition to the standard “On” and “Off” buttons? [JAVA EDITION]

Upon request from multiple moderators/experts, this question has been split into two identical questions, one for each of the two main versions of Minecraft. This question is for solutions for Java ...
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How do I create an RS-NOR latch with a toggle input in addition to the standard “On” and “Off” buttons? [BEDROCK EDITION]

Upon request from moderators/experts, this question has been split into two questions, one for each of the main editions of Minecraft. If you have an answer for Java Edition, please post it here. I ...
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Is it possible to increase the TPS on a a paper server to make red stone computation faster?

Can I increase a Minecraft servers TPS to make computational redstone faster.
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Efficient Binary Decoder Help

I am working on a calculator. After the input is decoded into binary and passes through the adders, it needs to be decoded in a form that the visual display can recognize. The only way I have thought ...
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How long does it take a hopper to deposit ONE item into a chest?

How many in-game ticks or real life time does it take a hopper to deposit ONE item into a chest?
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Why does my Minecraft Hopper not put its first item in a brewing stand? [closed]

I am making an automatic brewing stand in Hypixel Skyblock. When I click the button to make all the items go into the hopper that feeds onto the brewing stand it goes in the correct order (nether wart,...
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How do I force players off a rail when dismounting a minecart?

I am creating a transport rail system (mini metro) for players in Minecraft Bedrock Edition. The minecart are perpetually in a one-way motion due to powered rails along the track. Each station has a ...
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How can I sort items on a server that has increased hopper speed?

I'm playing Minecraft on a server that has tweaked the Hopper speed to be faster. No matter what size is, the stack still goes through. The reason for this speed tweak is a plugin the server has for ...
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Redstone circuit that activates from two inputs, but only requires one input to stay on

I want to build a circuit that has a single output from two inputs. The output can be activated when both inputs are true, but once activated it will maintain its state while either input is true. ...
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What are the mechanics behind the 1.14.4 AFK fishing farm?

I want to know how the AFK fish farm works. I know that the hopper carries the fished item into the chest, and that the trapdoor is opened by the pressure plate. But, I would like to know how the ...
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How do I connect a hopper and dropper so my dropper will drop something when I put an item in the hopper?

So I’m trying to connect my dropper and hopper so that my hopper will accept something then at the same time, my dropper will drop something when I place that item in the hopper.
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Cut redstone circuit when a signal is sent

I have a simple thing to do : whenever a minecart is on a Detector rail it triggers a piston to block it, and when another signal is thrown by any source, the redstone circuit is cut and the piston ...
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Minecraft 2x3 flush block swap - no observer blocks

I need help with building a 2x3 block swap without using observers or comparators, in java edition (1.15.2). 1x1 floor swap (functional) 1x1 wall swap (functional) I need to build this on a server ...
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How to teleport an entity behind the player? [duplicate]

I'm creating a Redstone contraption that involves teleporting an armour stand directly behind the player, regardless of rotation or position. I can't find anything online that helps with my problem. I'...
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How to supply a piston feed tape from a large cube of blocks

I'm wanting to make a sort of piston feed tape chamber, a 12x12x12 cube of blocks, that slowly gets fed into a piston feed tape. So the blocks would look something like this: And I'd like to pick ...
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Do activated hoppers produce less lag than unactivated hoppers?

I know that putting blocks with containers above hoppers can reduce the calculations that the game needs to run, improving the performance of the game. Does activating hoppers with a Redstone signal ...
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How can I make a 2x2 piston door that is flush with both the inside and outside walls with no visible redstone?

I've been trying to figure out how to create a 2x2 piston door that is flush with the wall on both sides and has no visible redstone (from either side of the door at any point). This would preferably ...
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Making A Redstone Switch in Minecraft Bedrock Edition

I’ve made a redstone clock and I have a line of redstone that flashes. I want to make a lever which when is activated, allows the redstone clock to function, and when is off, stops its functioning. ...
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How can i put down redstone dust next to a piston without it connecting?

I was trying to make a water elevator, and the tutorial put the redstone dust next to the piston and it didn't connect. But when I tried it, the dust connected to the piston. I was wondering how I ...
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Item Sorter, with Multiple Items per Filter

I'm making several bulk storage silos and although I am familiar with the traditional filter design, i am wondering if it can be adapted to support multiple items. For example, one silos is designated ...
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How to make redstone lamps light up one by one?

I want to make this : I have one button and three redstone lamps (lamp 1, 2 and 3). If I press the button once, the lamp 1 will turn on and will stay turned on. Then if I press the button a second ...
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How to change the direction of a command block chain? 1.15.2+

I need to start a sequence of commands vertically then turn it horizontally (I'm going to end up at bedrock) for a specific server event I'm trying to work on. However none of the tests I've done have ...
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How to build a triple flip-flop?

I need a flip flop that takes input from a single source. I need it to have three states (3-cycle) instead of the usual two. I want an output on every third input, but not on the other two. It is ...
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Is there any way to sort non stackable Items in minecraft? [duplicate]

I am making a automatic item sorter for the piglins but you get non-stackable items and i want to seperate these non-stackable items so there may be in 1 chest splash pot of fire resis but in the ...
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Why is my sticky piston not extending?

In a 1.15.2 java server, I want to use this design for a timed bubble elevator, but the sticky piston is not extending. Everything powers up as it should, except the piston. Any ideas?
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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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