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monitor_start (BCP command)¶
New in version 0.33.
Request from the media controller to the pin controller to begin monitoring events in the
specified category. Events will not be automatically sent to the media controller from the
pin controller via BCP unless they are requested using the
Single string value, type: one of the following options: events, devices, machine_vars, player_vars, switches, modes, ball, or timer.
The value of
category determines the category of events to begin monitoring. Options for
events- All events in the pin controller
devices- All device state changes
machine_vars- All machine variable changes
player_vars- All player variable changes
switches- All switch state changes
modes- All mode events (start, stop)
core_events- Core MPF events (ball handing, player turn, etc.)