If you are one of those people who enjoys playing in Minecraft, surely you will be clear that if you are playing in its main mode, that is, in survival, you will need to collect a lot of materials to be able to build useful things.
One of the materials that will help you in particular to make mechanisms is the Redstone so you will need to start exploring to get it.
Redstone is an electrically conductive mineral of red color, hence its name, its main function is to be the channel where players can send binary signals. In addition, it can also be used as an ingredient in recipes for certain objects such as the clock, the comparator, the repeater, etc. But how to make a Redstone repeater and comparator in Minecraft?
In the hierarchy of importance, the Redstone is listed as the fourth most important resource in the game must-have for in-game engineering. In this article we will show you how you can use this material to create a timer or hourglass.
What materials are needed to create a timer?
Logically, the main material will be the Redstone, if you are playing in survival mode you will have to dig a small cave and make a kind of mine to obtain resources, in this case you will have to look for this red stone. Which will help you to do endless functionalities like making a secret door in Minecraft with sticky pistons.
This can be found by digging from the base stone or mother up to height 16. It is recommended that as you dig, you put torches that illuminate the mine.
It will be necessary that you have an iron pick or a better material, since if you extract it with a stone pick, this material will break and you will not be able to obtain it.
To make an iron pickaxe you must go to your crafting table and place two vertical sticks and on them place 3 iron ingots (These can be obtained by melting iron in the furnace) as if you were making a T.
It is necessary to have Redstone torches, to create them you need to insert a stick on the crafting table and place a rest unit on top. Much like making a normal torch.
You will also need a repeater, to do this you must go to the craft table and place as a base three blocks of stone, not rock, which is obtained by cooking it in the oven.
In the middle line, you must place a Redstone torch on each side and in the center space a Redstone unit.
And finally you must have at least one lever, to do it you must go to the crafting table and place a stone block and a stick on top and that’s it.
How to make a clock or timer?
There is no single model or way to create this type of watch, but you can play with your imagination and the materials you have at your disposal to create them. We remind you that in case your Game does not go as you wish, you can optimize and improve the performance of Minecraft.
The first model that we are going to show you is the simplest, you simply must have a base or a block, no matter what material it is, as long as it is conductor of electricity.
Now you must place Redstone torches on three faces of the block leaving a free face from where a Redstone line will start that you must place around the cube leaving at least one square apart. This is the easiest watch to make and where you will spend the least resources.
Uses 3 blocks and place them in a V shape, you can make a U and remove the two corners so that it fits you in the correct way. Now on top of the middle or lower cube, you must place a repeater.
Now you must place on one of the sides of the lower cube, a Redstone torch and on the other side of the cube, a point of Redstone dust. If you do not want it to stay on, you must add a lever in one of the upper blocks so that you can turn it off whenever you want.
One of the most used in Minecraft, it is about placing two or more repeaters on the floor in parallel and interconnect them to each other, just make sure you connect each repeater correctly using Redstone powder by making a line running from the output of one to the input of the other and that’s it.