how do you use miscperipherals ME Bridge?

Discussion in 'Mod Discussion' started by steve g, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. steve g

    steve g New Member

    Im trying to get some turtle automation going and miscperipherals mentions an ME Bridge to talk to AE networks. I see the ME Bridge item. but i do not see how to make the turtle, or even find it in the miscperipherals tab, or even in NEI search. Cant craft bridge+turtle either, so im kinda confused. tutorial link would be nice, google comes up with little to nothing regarding this. running latest ftb unleashed btw.
  2. Omegatron

    Omegatron Well-Known Member

    I think you place the me bridge as a block and wrap it as a peripheral.
  3. b0bst3r

    b0bst3r New Member

  4. steve g

    steve g New Member

    already saw that thread...they already have the turtle doing something...i just dont know how to set it up. will try the block thing, forgot cc does that for monitors and such.
  5. steve g

    steve g New Member

    yep you right. gotta wrap that rascal.
    now. heres an interesting one: miscperipherals says: listCraft() should return list of craftable items. Yet i get all current items in the network, and no craftable items.

    i have a chest with bottles and items for potions linked via storage bus to network.
    i put down a liquid extracter with an interface and a pattern in interface to produce water bottles from empty ones. in the ME access terminal, i see this as a craftable item

    the listCraft call lists all the normal items (in chest), but not the craftable water bottles.

    I r confussed

    never mind. apparently the MP author is on a break and lots of people screaming for bug fixes. shame, i really needed some way to access stuff in AE from a computer/turtle...gonna have to do this the hard way with pipes n shiz.
  6. thephoenixlodge

    thephoenixlodge New Member

    It should be possible to do what you're trying to do using Open Peripheral, the other CC addon included in Unleashed, either by wrapping part of your network directly, or if necessary using the peripheral proxy
  7. steve g

    steve g New Member

    I figured it out. I was trying to figure out the ID's for the craftable items, but the api calls dont show them. but as long as it is in the AE system, its possible to do the craft requests.
    useful function I came up with:

    function getAEId(id, meta)
      return meta*32768 + id
    so say i want to craft a potion of strength (373:8201) and the AE network has it as a craftable item, i do something like:

    ae = peripheral.wrap("left") -- assuming bridge is left of turtle
    potionId = getAEId(373, 8201)
    ae.craft(potionId, 1)
    then I just wait till that same id shows up in the listItems() table and do my thing. that worked out consistently for me.

    code for my brewer turtle (WIP, still setting up the other potions):
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