Final assembly of a revised version of the Paul C. Buff Einstein 640 monolight is slated to commence next week, says company founder Paul Buff. Shipping could get underway as soon as next week too, once the first fully-assembled units are tested and prepped for delivery. The new Einstein 640, which the company refers to informally as Einstein 640 v2, is meant to address shortcomings in the original design including short range with PocketWizard wireless radio remotes, occasional excessive heat buildup when the modeling light is used and problems related to 220VAC operation.

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