Piconet is a peripheral expansion system for Nimbus.
Each external device in use requires a separate Piconet
module, although each module can be reconfigured at
any time for different devices.
Each separate peripheral requires its own Piconet module
for connection to the Nimbus through the auxiliary
serial interface. The modules are connected in a daisy
chain from the Aux socket on the Nimbus rear panel.
A utility called PICONFIG, supplied on distribution
disks with MS-DOS version 3.10 or later, enables you
Here is the internal serial Piconet card.
External modules are housed in plastic cases and may be interlinked with up to 3m of cable. A 3m length of cable is supplied. The parallel module is only available as an external module.