Paul Buff, founder of lighting maker Paul C. Buff, indicates in a forum post this week that his company will soon reveal the Vagabond Mini Lithium, a compact 3.5lb/1.6kg portable power pack capable of driving AlienBees and presumably other studio flash. The unit is comprised of a user-detachable 8.8AH/14.8V Lithium battery and pure sine wave inverter in a "molded housing design" that is promised to be capable of powering an AB1600 monolight for 500 pops at 640ws.

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