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This page is reference material which explains every setting and option for this section of an MPF yaml config file. See the instructions for config files for formatting and other details. See our guide to config file examples for more examples of real configs in action.

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The osc: section of your config is where you configure the osc platform.

Optional settings

The following sections are optional in the osc: section of your config. (If you don't include them, the default will be used).


List of one (or more) events. The device will add handlers for those events. Defaults to empty.

You can list all events which you want to be forwarded to your OSC remote. This is an example:

  platform: osc

  remote_port: 8000

    - player_score
    - some_non_osc_switch_active
    - some_non_osc_switch_inactive


Single value, type: string. Default:

The IP MPF should use to listen for incoming UDP OSC connections. You can also set this to if you want MPF to listen on all interfaces instead of just on loopback (local connections only).


Single value, type: integer. Default: 9000

The port MPF shoud use to listen for incoming UDP OSC connections.


Single value, type: string. Default:

The IP address of your remote OSC server. MPF will send all messages to this IP.


Single value, type: integer. Default: 8000

The port of your remote OSC server.

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