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RC Glossary


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Squid --

The RC hobby includes many different types of plugs and connectors for batteries, and none of these connectors seem to match up - this is where the squid comes in handy. A squid is simply a connector or plug with a bunch of wires soldered together that lead to a variety of plugs. The main plug is connected to the battery charger (this is usually a Tamiya plug), and one of the other plugs goes to the matching battery connector. Of course, the more types of batteries you have, the more plugs you will need on your squid to match up with the battery plugs. No matter what the ladies say, the size of your squid is important.
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