The innovative Hensel Porty Lithium power packs are to begin shipping next month, ahead of the 2009 release date the company had set out earlier this fall. Beginning in November 2008, both the 600ws Porty 6 and 1200ws Porty 12 packs will emerge in small quantities at retailers in Europe, the U.S. and other regions in which Hensel products are sold, with larger volumes expected to begin flowing out of Hensel's production facility in Germany early next year. We learned this and more about the new location lighting gear at the PhotoPlus Expo trade show in New York today.

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