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John Brown (no body) Silver badge

Re: cordless keyboards

"Also no encryption/handshaking and no channelling, which meant that if there were 2 within a few metres of each other, keystrokes from both keyboards would feed as input into both computers.

Which was very useful when having to produce multiple copies of boot floppies, especially with the Apricot F1 which was quite deep front to back, but only about 8" wide so quite nicely shaped to get 4 or 5 side by side all doing the same thing from one keyboard :-)

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