I'm trying to make a variation on the sticky-piston hidden door, in which two sticky pistons are activated by a pressure plate in a corridor to reveal either a hidden room, or a treasure chest, or trap, or anything else.
Stepping on the pressure plate would turn off the circuit so that one sticky piston pulls a block up into the ceiling, and the other pulls a block down into the floor. The resultant opening is one block wide by two blocks high.
The problem is I don't know how to wire the redstone vertically. A basic sticky-piston door is easy, as long as the blocks slide left or right but are harder to hide, which is why I want up-down activation. I just can't figure out the signal transmission.
I got half of it working - the down part - after I first posted this. It's getting the current to run up that is giving me trouble. I tried mirror-inverting my system for down to up and it didn't working
I have shredded Google trying to find a tutorial for vertical piston doors, but have failed to find anything. Can somebody give me a step-by-step or the link to a video tutorial in which this has already been done?
It's actually pretty simple. Have some screenshots.
This is the Redstone overview: (those are upside-down half slabs)
(also, the Redstone at the back leads to another pressure plate, but that's not important)
This is the door open:
And some more Redstone:
The two pressure plates and their respective Redstone:
If you need some more help contact me by replying!
Here's what I've got (slightly more compact variation on the way hedgehog1029 has shown, above):
The block beside the arrow has a redstone torch on the side of the next block under it that can't be seen from that angle, exactly as shown in hedgehog1029's third screenshot, above.
I have since moved the redstone torches and wiring around a bit so the door is flush with the wall.
I started with hedgehog1029's design so I had a functional model from which to base my revisions, then tweaked it as I went, and the above is my finished version, and without that help, I think it would have taken me a long time to figure it out, so thanks a ton!
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