class mpf.devices.digital_output.DigitalOutput(machine: mpf.core.machine.MachineController, name: str)

Bases: mpf.core.system_wide_device.SystemWideDevice

A digital output on either a light or driver platform.

Accessing digital_outputs in code

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

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

Methods & Attributes

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


Disable digital output.


Enable digital output.

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

Raise a ConfigFileError exception.