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 does this button make the piston work? [duplicate]

If you set up a button, a piston and a redstone dust in this composition... The piston will be activated while the button is on (and will retract when off). However, I can't find the rationale why ...
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How can you get redstone to not connect?

What I mean by this is that I'm trying to get redstone to not connect when placed beside each other. C=Connected redstone D=Connected redstone Whats happening: CC CC CC What I want to happen: CD CD ...
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What's the difference of the two systems?

I've lately been working on a piston door in Minecraft. It is almost finished and the only part that I have to add is the redstone signal elevator, but then it does something that leaves me confused. ...
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S.O.S Minecraft Spam. How do I stop it? (Commands) [duplicate]

Ok so I got on my friend's server the other day and there was text spamming all over the screen. It's still going on! I've tried using. /gamerule commandblockoutput false However, it doesn't work. I'...
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Hidden stair case trouble

Heres what im working with. I am trying to make a hidden staircase. The idea is that the iron block is flush with the floor, then gets pulled down and replaced by the stair. But I dont want the ...
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How can I detect the presence of flowing lava?

In vanilla and updated (1.11 as of now) Minecraft I would like to detect the presence of flowing lava in a block (or area for that matter) and output a corresponding redstone signal. Basically what I ...
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Inaccurate Minecart Rendering

My minecarts are cutting corners and "skipping" across turns when they're at high speeds. How can I make minecarts follow the rails more accurately when going very fast?
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FAST clock to run a command

What is the fastest possible clock that i can make? I need to run a command and it has to be SUPER FAST. I try putting the command block on repeat and always active, but that is still sort of slow.
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How to kill chickens in a Chicken Generator?

So I've just built a Chicken Generator, that should supply me with raw chicken meat, in order to sell in to Butchers. However, I've encountered an issue: I used a Weighted Presssure Plate to activate ...
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What is the simplest observer/piston contraption that won't loop?

I've tried to figure this one out on my own, but every configuration I can think of has the piston re-triggering the observer, which re-triggers the piston, etc. Very noisy. I've tried googling, but ...
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How to put sticky pistons on a delay?

I'm pretty new to messing around with redstone and I have concocted a pretty simple hidden door with sticky pistons, as shown here: It works fine, pull the lever and the pistons pull the blocks back. ...
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Minecraft piston pushing against each other

When two pistons face each other and powered simultaneously, which will push? I am making a contraption that requires that this behavior be consistent, what it depends on is irrelevant as long as it ...
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Reduce Minecraft Redstone lag

I've been playing on the same single-player world in Minecraft for about 3 years or more now, and I at some point I began having lower and lower FPS. What was strange was that I only had that issue ...
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How to make a implication gate using command blocks?

I have tons of two-lever implication gates in a map I'm making, and in some cases there isn't enough space to place it. The gate, a bit expanded for simplicity, looks like this: This setup does not ...
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My hoppers and droppers are broken, I don't know why

My hoppers are depositing into droppers fine, but i repeated that method until i got to the y level 15 to deposit my items into an underground base. My items stop in the 2 to last hopper or dropper. ...
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A Redstone circuit that will only fire if a specific input is turned on?

I've been working on this for a a while, and can't figure it out. Is there a logic circuit that will only be on if one of the two inputs is on, but a specific input? So if A is the input I want to ...
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Why does the Tekkit (New) Buildcraft Redstone Engine get overheated in the nether?

When I place a Tekkit (New) Buildcraft Redstone Engine in the nether it gets overheated, I would like to know why? I made pump and 4 redstone engines but the engines are turning from green to orange ...
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How to output signal when a button is pressed the 2nd time?

I'm trying to make a map where I need to make it that when you press a button, and something happens, and when you press it again, something different happens.
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I have a problem with some Minecraft hoppers!

I have a problem with some Minecraft hoppers. I have red stone in front of them the power a dispenser going into them. They are all facing to the right. The middle isn't working for some reason. It's ...
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How do you make an automatic sugar cane farm?

I have tried everything I know. I even tried looking up steps online but still nothing! I don't know what to do and I need some help. I thought maybe you guys could help me.
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Minecraft - Piston elevator without Sticky/Slime/Ender Pearls?

I need a vertical elevator that does not use sticky pistons, slime, or ender pearls. I need to go up around 30 blocks with one press of a button or lever. How can this be done?
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How can I make a machine where when I press a button, it plays a specific record?

I want a jukebox type thing where I have a list of buttons that when pressed, play a certain song. I can use command blocks if they are needed. So far I have tried to use droppers to place disks into ...
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One person at a time door [duplicate]

How can I make a redstone door that only allows one person through at a time? I have made several efforts to solve by myself. I realise that a simple button iron/wooden door will not work, as the ...
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How to output signal when someone stands on a pressure plate for three seconds?

I'm making a map where players have to stand on a pressure plate for three seconds before the dragon is spawned. Is there a way to make it so the only way to output a signal is when you stand on the ...
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How can I make this redstone staircase more compact?

I built a redstone staircase for my sky island on a server but its a bit too big. Can anyone help me decrease it's size? World download: https://www.dropbox.com/s/343li2loe9me58f/Redstone%20stairs....
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Create contraption: regenerating floor block toggle

How do I create a system that does the following when pulsed: Switches a block from the floor with a stone block Waits for a couple seconds, wherein the block is destroyed by a player Puts the ...
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How to stop a minecart at a random moment? [duplicate]

I'm working on a roulette table on a server that I'm playing on, inspired by MagmaMusen's video on YouTube: It uses a minecart with an armor stand inside it. The minecart is not visible, but the ...
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Can someone look through this minecraft command and find the missing or extra curly bracket/s? [closed]

I'm just trying to find the error spot, and I need a little help looking through it. Please respond with the location of the missing curly bracket/s or just put them in and copy and paste the command ...
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How to make an item drop in a random direction?

On my Minecraft server, I have a mini game that requires items (tnt and redstone blocks) to be dropped in a random direction, a bit like dispensers. Is there a way I can do this?
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Send a redstone pulse when a circuit turns off?

Is it possible to send a redstone pulse as a wire turns off? I have a machine I'm trying to build that uses a timer and I'd like for something to happen at the very end of the timer running down ...
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Is there any block that stops Players reaching the dispenser and lets arrows pass?

Is there any block that Minecraft dispensers can shoot through, but makes the dispenser unreachable by players?
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What is the difference between powering a block with a repeater and with redstone dust leading into it

If you have a powered repeater pointing into a block, the block itself is powered and powers any attached torches or adjacent powerable blocks (e.g. pistons, hoppers, glowstone lamps). However if you ...
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How to power multiple pistons facing up?

So, I'd like to know how to power a lot of pistons what are facing up. I want to know how to power these. I've also tried to use redstone under the pistons for an easier way but that doesn't work ...
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Minecraft 1.10.2 redstone help. pistons

I'm making a adventure map and a need to activate a command block and at the same time have a piston door open, but the command blocks need the switch to be on to activate. The pistons need the switch ...
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How can I elevate blaze, without using lava?

I am making a dual-spawner blaze farm, and I need to elevate the blaze, so I don't get out of the 16-block range of both spawners. I am using Nim's design for gathering the blaze into a tunnel, and ...
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how to prevent the commandblock from saying [@] [duplicate]

I am trying to make it look like someone is saying something for a map for a friend, but whenever I do the /say command and use it, it would say something like: EX: [@] Julie > You are doing it wrong. ...
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One input 4-state switch

I have a wire and I need to go through 4 outputs - 4 states. I have found different switches like this, but there is not enough states... Do you have any idea of how to do one? Far far in the past ...
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Minecraft - Redstone Sequence for Minecart Trap?

I'm trying to create a simple catcher for a railway. I have the following set-up going on but there's a slight problem when you turn it off... It breaks since there's a gap. Is there a better way or ...
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Making Command blocks send redstone currents upon player death

I am making a huge map (Not giving any spoilers!) it's taken me 13.4 days to make this, yet I ran into one problem. When a player dies the redstone still flows. I was wondering if there is a way for ...
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Minecraft command block door using a key [duplicate]

So I'm making a dungeon based off Legend of Zelda, and I want to make a door that opens when you have a key in your inventory. Say the key is called "Small Key". How can I get it to open when you're 5 ...
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Please explain why this redstone minecart-loader works

See attached images. I am proud that I was able to build this tool to make a chest-minecart pause while it gets loaded from a hopper, and when the hopper is emptied, the powered rail beneath it powers ...
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Redstone trouble

How do I place redstone dust on a dispenser? I am making a combat world and I want to make a TNT cannon. I tried tapping on the top of the dispenser, but it didn't work.
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I need to make a flush iron trap door

I need to make a trap door that, when provided input, opens up. However, the redstone must be entirely underground. It is okay if the redstone is visible from within the hole, I just need it to not be ...
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Detect Newly Loaded Chunks Using Command Blocks/Redstone [duplicate]

I'm currently using the latest 16w20a snapshot, but AFAIK, anything that works for this problem in 1.9 will work here. Basically, I'm trying to detect when new chunks are loaded. This way I can /...
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minecraft item frame not outputting redstone signal when item turned

I have an item frame on a block of emerald. In the item frame there is an anvil. I'm using vanilla Minecraft 1.9. When I turn the item in the item frame no signal comes out of the comparator. I have ...
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How do I create a repeating charge using redstone/repeaters?

Despite having some experience with Minecraft, the use of redstone is one thing that I never managed to get the hang of. I have no issue creating simple works such as redstone doors and other ...
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Easiest/cheapest way to light a redstone lamp when mobs fall through tunnel onto hoppers

I am playing an MCPE hermit chunk map. There is 1x 16x16 chunk for me to work with, and so far no access to the nether. I have limited supplies, so the cheaper the better. Also, since I do not ...
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Minecraft pulse generator is permanently powered if i toggle too fast

Id like to know if there is a way to make it irrelevant how fast you toggle the switch. The result should allways be a single short impulse. This is the regular behavior: And this is the behavior ...
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Redstone torch, repeater, comparator help

I'm trying to make a simple chest shop casino by tutorial on YouTube (link). Everything went well it's really simple but I'm struggling with one thing that is happening to me. Look at screenshots. At ...
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How do I make a slow clock without taking up space? [duplicate]

I'm making a minigame where a player has to survive in essentially a world of hell. I am creating a "water bar", where players must drink to survive. It is a dummy scoreboard objective. I want to run ...

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