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Rolling Machine (Railcraft)
|Affected by Gravity||No|
The rolling machine uses MJ as a power source.
|Idle current usage:||0.025MJ/t (approximately)|
|Maximum current usage:||5 MJ/t|
|Internal MJ storage:||500 MJ|
|MJ use per operation:||500 MJ|
Note that roughly every two seconds 1MJ will be consumed regardless of whether the rolling machine is doing anything (this is intentional). The rolling machine has been observed to draw more than this when idle, here are some ways to mitigate this:
- Isolate it from your BuildCraft (MJ) power grid and run it with its own dedicated engine.
- Destroy the power conduit that attaches it to your grid when not in use. NOTE: With TE's Redstone Energy Conduit you can use a wrench or Crescent Hammer to toggle the connecting conduit to input mode to stop it from draining power.
- Attaching a dedicated Redstone Engine to the rolling machine may keep it topped off when detached from your power grid but will not stop it from drawing some power while attached. More powerful engines (tested with 4 combustion engines) did not eliminate the draw.
- Using the above 2 methods in combination seems to work. The Redstone Engine keeps the rolling machine charged up when idle and wrenching the Redstone Energy Conduit to input mode effectively disconnects it from the power network.