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self.machine.steppers.*

class mpf.devices.stepper.Stepper(*args, **kwargs)

Bases: mpf.core.system_wide_device.SystemWideDevice

Represents an stepper motor based axis in a pinball machine.

Args: Same as the Device parent class.

Accessing steppers in code

The device collection which contains the steppers in your machine is available via self.machine.steppers. For example, to access one called “foo”, you would use self.machine.steppers.foo. You can also access steppers in dictionary form, e.g. self.machine.steppers['foo'].

You can also get devices by tag or hardware number. See the DeviceCollection documentation for details.

Methods & Attributes

Steppers have the following methods & attributes available. Note that methods & attributes inherited from base classes are not included here.

raise_config_error(msg, error_no, *, context=None)

Raise a ConfigFileError exception.

reset(**kwargs)

Move to reset position.

stop()

Stop motor.