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IndustrialCraft: Good early power system

I always start with a generator on its own connected to a macerator and furnace. You'd be surprised how little power you need, probably a stack of coal is enough to get you through the early game, and ...
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Luminators not working?

Wow. Problem solved. Apparently right-clicking a luminator turns in on/off. Who knew.
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is there a way to tell what mod an item/block originates from?

There are 2 ways to see the mod, one easy one hard: Install NEI, it will display the mod the item came from in the tool tip Use the Open Block Donation Station. If you put the item in it will link ...
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IndustrialCraft: Good early power system

"Getting started" there are 4 basic energy generators you can use. Generator Water Mill Windmill Solar Panel By far, the best one to "get started" with is the basic Generator. It only requires coal ...
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IndustrialCraft machines not receiving power

After starting a brand new world, a total fluke left me with the solution. In my new world, I had placed a lever next to a redstone engine, but on top of an LV transformer. As it turns out, when you ...
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What can you do with iridium shards?

The answer is put 9 shards into a powered compressor. 9 shards compressed will give you 1 iridium ore.
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Machines keep using power

Electric Heat Generators use Coil to generate Heat Units (HU) Electric Kinetic Generators use Electric Motor to generate Kinetic Units (KU) When they are not hooked to anything they shouldn't consume ...
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Machines keep using power

you can use switch cable between your power storage unit(batbox/cesu/mfe/mfsu) output and the ones that connected to the machine then apply redstone signal to it to stop eu flow from powersource.
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Is IndustrialCraft still compatible with the latest Minecraft version?

There is a new version of IndustrialCraft called IC² which supports minecraft version 1.7.10. This means that it wont work with the newest version of Minecraft, but if you have an earlier installation ...
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Is there a mass use for rubber or sticky resin?

Assuming you are using one of the technic packs I have played (there are like 4 now I think lol) making a HV solar array takes something like 3000-4000 rubber each, they are a great power source.
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What is the lava thing for in the industrial centrifuge

It is used to feed lava from a container object like a bucket. By default you get: 16 Still Lava → 1 Tin Ingot + 4 Electrum Nugget + 2 Copper Ingot + 1 Tiny Pile of Tungsten Dust This might be ...
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Why is iridium so important?

Iridium Ore is used to make the Quantum set of Armor, aswell as the Iridium Drill(the upgraded version of the Diamond Drill). First you will need to find one in a chest, and use it to be scanned so ...
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Is there a way to gain XP from smelting in Electric Furnaces?

There is no way to gain XP from smelting with Electric Furnaces, you can only gain XP from smelting in regular Furnaces. This is similar to if you were to use a hopper to take the completed product ...
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