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Electrical Engine additional Slots - FTB Direwolf20

Discussion in 'General FTB chat' started by OSlade, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. OSlade

    OSlade New Member

    I got a couple of solars and im using the electrical engines to charge redstone energy cells.
    On the left side of the electrical engine is the slot for Circuits. But in the middle is something additional.
    Looks like a vent/turbine/pump or something - but i cant figure out the usage.

    Hard to find information about that - can you help me with that?
  2. Squigie

    Squigie Active Member

    The vent-looking slot doesn't do anything. The slot under it is for batteries.
  3. OSlade

    OSlade New Member

    Okey thanks. Never tried to power an engine with batterys ;)
  4. AQJ

    AQJ Member

    I sometimes use an electrical engine + my batpack to power fillers in the early game before I get redstone cells
  5. Rakankrad

    Rakankrad Well-Known Member

    I've been seeing the Mindcrack people use Heating Vents (that are normally used in Nuclear Reactors) in that slot. I dunno if it's actually doing anything or not, as I have not tested it myself, but it might be worth it to try that out.
  6. AQJ

    AQJ Member


    No sources I have been able to find have mentioned that usage, but on the other hand it would be weird to have a slot with no use...

    will test later
  7. Saice

    Saice Tech Support

    Tested it. Two engines side by side toggled at the same time none of the vents effect it. And as a side

    Totally Soul powered by Saice, on Flickr

    You can put just about anything in that slot it seems only a battery actually does anything though.
  8. Hydra

    Hydra Popular Member

  9. b0bst3r

    b0bst3r Popular Member

    This may shed some light on the electrical engine upgrades :D

  10. AQJ

    AQJ Member

    Except it doesn't answer anything... the question was the slot above the battery...
  11. b0bst3r

    b0bst3r Popular Member

    Then you can't have watched the video it says so at 00:35 into the video :rolleyes:
  12. MavericK96

    MavericK96 Active Member

    Video just says that it does nothing. So, yeah.
  13. b0bst3r

    b0bst3r Popular Member

    Yep it's not even a slot it just appears as though it is.
  14. tunnen

    tunnen Member

    If I recall correctly, that slot does not do anything, and the symbol is the symbol for "alternating current". Which is a little funny seeing that the system seems to be more of a direct current system, since you can power devices with batteries. I guess you could have an inverter built into all the devices, or just accept that it's a game and not real life... =P

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