The Bluetooth accepted is based aloft a master/slave operational mode. The appellation "piconet" is acclimated to accredit to the arrangement formed by one accessory and all accessories begin aural its range. Up to 10 piconets can coexist aural a distinct advantage area. A adept can be accompanying affiliated to as abounding as 7 alive bondservant accessories (255 back in anchored mode). Accessories in a piconet accept a analytic abode of 3 bits, for a best of 8 devices. Accessories in anchored approach are synchronised, but do not accept their own concrete abode in the piconet.
In reality, at a accustomed moment, the adept accessory can alone be affiliated to a distinct bondservant at once. Therefore, it bound switches amid disciplinarian in adjustment to accomplish it assume as if it is accompanying affiliated to all the bondservant devices.
Bluetooth enables two piconets to be affiliated to one addition in adjustment to anatomy a added network, alleged a "scatternet", application assertive accessories which act as a arch amid the two piconets