title: CFE-DeviceManager-3: Device does not have a valid config. Expected a dictionary.
This error occurs when MPF expects a dictionary in a config of a device but found something else.
For instance, the settings of a switch are a dictionary (switches -> s_flipper_left).
switches: s_flipper_left: number: 1 label: My Left Flipper
Forgetting the Device Name
This error usually occurs when you omit the device name. For example if
s_flipper_left this would look like this:
# BROKEN CONFIG switches: number: 1 label: My Left Flipper
Here MPF would see two switches with the names
Each of them has an invalid config (just a single value but not a
YAML Formatting Issues
See CFE-ConfigValidator-12: Item is not a dict for more general common pitfalls.
Need more help troubleshooting?
Have a look at our CFE-ConfigValidator-12 section. It might give you some hints for certain classes of problems.
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