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How to Craft a Redstone Comparator in Minecraft

How to Craft a Redstone Comparator in Minecraft
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Minecraft offers players a wide range of mechanisms and contraptions to explore and create. One such mechanism is the redstone comparator. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of crafting a redstone comparator in Minecraft, complete with step-by-step instructions.


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Supported Platforms


Before we dive into the crafting process, let's first take a look at the platforms on which the redstone comparator is available:


  • Java Edition (PC/Mac): Yes, starting from version 1.5

  • Pocket Edition (PE): Yes, starting from version 0.14.0

  • Xbox 360: Yes, in TU19

  • Xbox One: Yes, in CU7

  • PS3: Yes, in version 1.12

  • PS4: Yes, in version 1.12

  • Wii U: Yes

  • Nintendo Switch: Yes

  • Windows 10 Edition: Yes, starting from version 0.14.0

  • Education Edition: Yes


Where to Find a Redstone Comparator in Creative Mode


If you're in Creative mode and want to quickly access a redstone comparator, here's where you can find it in the Creative Inventory menu:


Java Edition (PC/Mac): Versions 1.8 to 1.19 under "Redstone" and versions 1.19.3 to 1.19.4 under "Redstone Blocks"


Required Materials


To craft a redstone comparator, you'll need the following materials:


  • 3 Redstone Torches

  • 1 Nether Quartz

  • 3 Stones


Crafting Steps


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Now, let's get into the crafting process of the redstone comparator:


  • Open the Crafting Menu

  • Start by opening your crafting table to access the 3x3 crafting grid.

  • Add Items to Make a Redstone Comparator

  • In the crafting menu, you'll see a 3x3 grid. Place 3 stones, 3 redstone torches, and 1 nether quartz in specific positions to create the redstone comparator. Follow the pattern shown in the image above.

  • First row: Place 1 redstone torch in the second box.

  • Second row: Put 1 redstone torch in the first box, 1 nether quartz in the second box, and 1 redstone torch in the third box.

  • Third row: Fill all three boxes with stones.

  • Once you've placed the items in the correct pattern, the redstone comparator will appear in the result box on the right side of the crafting grid.

  • To complete the crafting process, simply move the newly crafted redstone comparator into your inventory.


You would have successfully made a redstone comparator in Minecraft.


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Item ID and Name


For reference, here are the details of the redstone comparator in terms of its name, ID, and data value:


  • Name: Redstone Comparator

  • ID: minecraft:comparator

  • Data Value: 0 (for versions 1.8 to 1.12) and unspecified (for versions 1.13 to 1.19.4)

  • Stack Size: 64


Block States for Redstone Comparator


In Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac), the redstone comparator has various block states, including the direction it is facing and its operating mode (compare or subtract). These block states help define the behavior of the comparator.


Give Command for Redstone Comparator


If you prefer to use commands to obtain a redstone comparator, here's the give command for Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac):


  • Versions 1.13 to 1.19.4: /give @p comparator 1

  • Versions 1.8 to 1.12: /give @p comparator 1 0


Conclusion


Redstone comparators are versatile tools in Minecraft that enable players to create complex redstone contraptions. By following the crafting steps outlined in this tutorial, you can now make your own redstone comparators and explore the possibilities they offer in your Minecraft adventures.

FAQs

Q. What is a redstone comparator in Minecraft?

A. A redstone comparator is a mechanism in Minecraft that can detect and compare redstone signal strengths, allowing players to create more complex redstone contraptions.

Q. Which versions of Minecraft support redstone comparators?

A. Redstone comparators are available in Java Edition (PC/Mac), Pocket Edition (PE), Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, Windows 10 Edition, and Education Edition.

Q. Where can I find a redstone comparator in Creative mode?

A. In Creative mode, you can find a redstone comparator in the Creative Inventory menu. The location may vary depending on the Minecraft version you are playing.

Q. What materials do I need to craft a redstone comparator?

A. To craft a redstone comparator, you will need 3 Redstone Torches, 1 Nether Quartz, and 3 Stones.
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