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'''Fx119''' is an [[elementary conduit]], one of the original sixteen [[Herschel conduit]]s, discovered by [[Dave Buckingham]] in September [[:Category:Patterns found in 1996|1996]]. After 119 ticks, it produces an inverted [[Herschel]] at (20, 14) relative to the input. Its [[recovery time]] is 231 ticks; this can be reduced somewhat by suppressing the output Herschel's [[glider]], or by adding extra [[catalyst]]s to make the reaction settle more quickly. It produces 3 gliders: the FNG, the "second natural glider" and another one going SW. By using a [[dependent conduit]], this can be reduced to 160 ticks.
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'''Fx119''' is an [[elementary conduit]], one of the original sixteen [[Herschel conduit]]s, discovered by [[Dave Buckingham]] in September [[:Category:Patterns found in 1996|1996]]. After 119 ticks, it produces an inverted [[Herschel]] at (20, 14) relative to the input. Its [[recovery time]] is 231 ticks; this can be reduced somewhat by suppressing the output Herschel's [[glider]], or by adding extra [[catalyst]]s to make the reaction settle more quickly, as shown below.  Appending a [[dependent conduit]] to a standard Fx119 can reduce the repeat time to 160 ticks.
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The standard Fx119 conduit produces 3 gliders: the FNG going southwest, the "second natural glider" going northwest, and then another southwest-traveling glider.
  
 
In the pattern shown in the infobox, a [[ghost Herschel]] marks the output location.
 
In the pattern shown in the infobox, a [[ghost Herschel]] marks the output location.
  
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== Variants ==
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{{EmbedViewer
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|viewerconfig = #C [[ GPS 30 LOOP 120 ZOOM 12 HEIGHT 600 T 119 PAUSE 2 ]]
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|pname        = Fx119fast
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|position    = left
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|caption      = Fast version of Fx119.  Repeat time is only 60 ticks,<br />but this variant of the conduit must be followed<br />by a [[dependent conduit]] or some other<br />glider-suppressing mechanism.<br /><br />
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{{EmbedViewer
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|viewerconfig = #C [[ GPS 30 LOOP 120 ZOOM 12 HEIGHT 600 T 119 PAUSE 2 ]]
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|pname        = Fx119suppressed
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|position    = right
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|caption      = Standard "Fx119G" suppressed variant,<br />with a repeat time of 196 ticks. No following<br />dependent conduit is needed here. Instead,<br />an extra block is created that absorbs the<br />following Herschel's first natural glider.<br /><br />
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
* [[Fx119 inserter]]
 
* [[Fx119 inserter]]

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Fx119
x = 23, y = 24, rule = B3/S23 o$obo$3o$2bo12$9b2o11bo$4b2o3b2o9b3o$4b2o14bo$20bo2$3b2o$4bo4b2o$b3o5b 2o$bo! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART ]] #C [[ ZOOM 10 X 0 Y -10 GPS 20 LOOP 250 PAUSE 2 T 119 PAUSE 2 WIDTH 480 HEIGHT 480 THUMBSIZE 2 ]]
Pattern type Conduit
Conduit type Elementary
Input Herschel
Number of cells 26
Output orientation Unturned, flipped
Output offset (20, 14)
Step 119 ticks
Recovery time
(ignoring FNG if any)
231 ticks
Minimum overclock period
(ignoring FNG if any)
Unknown
Spartan? Yes
Dependent? No
Discovered by David Buckingham
Year of discovery 1996

Fx119 is an elementary conduit, one of the original sixteen Herschel conduits, discovered by Dave Buckingham in September 1996. After 119 ticks, it produces an inverted Herschel at (20, 14) relative to the input. Its recovery time is 231 ticks; this can be reduced somewhat by suppressing the output Herschel's glider, or by adding extra catalysts to make the reaction settle more quickly, as shown below. Appending a dependent conduit to a standard Fx119 can reduce the repeat time to 160 ticks.

The standard Fx119 conduit produces 3 gliders: the FNG going southwest, the "second natural glider" going northwest, and then another southwest-traveling glider.

In the pattern shown in the infobox, a ghost Herschel marks the output location.

Variants

x = 25, y = 34, rule = B3/S23 2o$bo13b2o$bobo11b2o$2b2o4$22b2o$22b2o2$2bo$2bobo$2b3o$4bo12$11b2o11bo $6b2o3b2o9b3o$6b2o14bo$22bo2$5b2o$6bo4b2o$3b3o5b2o$3bo! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ GPS 30 LOOP 120 ZOOM 12 HEIGHT 600 T 119 PAUSE 2 ]]
Fast version of Fx119. Repeat time is only 60 ticks,
but this variant of the conduit must be followed
by a dependent conduit or some other
glider-suppressing mechanism.

(click above to open LifeViewer)
RLE: here Plaintext: here
x = 27, y = 38, rule = B3/S23 20bo$18b3o$17bo$17b2o$2o19b2o$bo19b2o$bobo$2b2o$23bo$22bobo$23bo$24b3o $26bo2$2bo$2bobo$2b3o$4bo18b2o$23b2o11$11b2o11bo$6b2o3b2o9b3o$6b2o14bo $22bo2$5b2o$6bo4b2o$3b3o5b2o$3bo! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ GPS 30 LOOP 120 ZOOM 12 HEIGHT 600 T 119 PAUSE 2 ]]
Standard "Fx119G" suppressed variant,
with a repeat time of 196 ticks. No following
dependent conduit is needed here. Instead,
an extra block is created that absorbs the
following Herschel's first natural glider.

(click above to open LifeViewer)
RLE: here Plaintext: here

See also

External links