Config file section

Valid in machine config files NO
Valid in mode config files NO

The markers: setting in your sounds: section of your config is where you configure markers which trigger events at certain points in playback.

Required settings

The following sections are required in the sound_marker: section of your config:


List of one (or more) events.

A list of one or more names of events that MPF will post when this marker is reached during sound playback. Enter the list in the MPF config list format. These events are posted exactly as they’re entered.


Single value, type: time string (secs) (Instructions for entering time strings).

The marker time (in seconds) relative to the beginning of the sound file.