Redstone is an interesting part of Minecraft as you are no doubt aware, it can be used for anything from opening a door to storing data, but, believe it or not, it works on 1 simple principle: Powering a Redstone torch turns it off.
This is called a NOT gate it basically inverts the signal of the wire, just look at logic gates for more detail of how this is helpful, using this alone you can make a set of double doors!
If this is confusing you already then I suggest you stop reading and have the satisfaction that you can make your base look slightly more impressive with this nifty installation! Because now we move onto the next type of logic gate the…
As it’s name suggests this will only give an output if both inputs are on. You can use the NOT gate to make it a NAND gate if you wish!
Now the sharper-eyed of you will see this is just 3 NOT gates, and that it is! I told you this was all built on that principle I mentioned at the start.
You may be asking “But what can I do with this knowledge?” Well here are a few ideas to get you started!
I hope I’ve got you interested in this topic. If you ask I may make more Redstone tutorials and if you want specific advice don’t be afraid to ask a question!