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class mpf.devices.timed_switch.TimedSwitch(*args, **kwargs)

Bases: mpf.core.system_wide_device.SystemWideDevice, mpf.core.mode_device.ModeDevice

Timed Switch device.

Accessing timed_switches in code

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

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

Methods & Attributes

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

enable() → None

Enable handler.


Event handler for enable event.

format_log_line(msg, context, error_no) → str

Return a formatted log line with log link and context.


Get the value of a placeholder.

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

Raise a ConfigFileError exception.

subscribe_attribute(item, machine)

Subscribe to an attribute.