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Vagabond Mini™ Lithium

SKU: VM120
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The Vagabond Mini™ Lithium is a third generation controlled-current pure sine wave power source for operating a.c. powered studio flash units in the field from its built-in battery. Both small and lightweight, the Vagabond Mini™ Lithium is designed to operate up to four Paul C. Buff™ self-contained flash units.

APPROVED FOR AIRLINE TRAVEL - Download Travel Documents 
(For Vagabond Mini's, or spare batteries, shipped prior to 9/4/2018 download travel documents here).

**As of 3/26/21, ALL batteries are no longer eligible for the 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee. Items no longer eligible include: 2010150LINK-KITN and LINK-KITC (Battery Only), VMBA8.6AVM120 (Battery Only). For additional information please visit our Returns page.

**Lithium batteries are not eligible for return whether they are usable or defective, as batteries are considered dangerous material and cannot be accepted as a return.
*** Due to the lithium content of Vagabond Line, shipping methods are resticted to Ground. Customers based in Hawaii, Alaska, and U.S. territories will need to contact customer service for ordering options.
120W current-controlled 120VAC portable power source
Operates flashes from its internal lithium (LiNiMnCoO2) battery
Provides power for up to four Paul C. Buff™ flashes
(2) a.c. outlets (a power strip or adapter may be used to plug in more units)
120 V a.c. for use with all standard Paul C. Buff, Inc. flash units
.5 Amp USB for charging compatible cell phones and tablets (NOT for use with current iPhone and iPad models)
3-hour rapid charger (supplied) quickly recharges battery
Compact and lightweight design (3.5 lbs. total weight)
Can be connected to a light stand with built-in stand clamp
NOT intended to power modeling lamps with the exception of the DigiBee
Warning information on use of lithium batteries
Arrives With
(1) Inverter with battery attached
(1) Charger
(1) Shoulder Strap
Vagabond Mini Lithium Product Manual
30-Day Warranty (Applies only to factory defects)

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VM120 Specs

  Vagabond Mini™ Lithium
Weight 3.5 lbs. (including inverter and battery)
Dimensions 2.75” (height) x 4.3” (width) x 7.8” (length) (including battery latch and power switch protrusions)
Battery 14.8V, 8.6A, 130Wh (LiNiMnCoO2) lithium battery
Inverter 120W, 120 V a.c. inverter with two standard, 3-prong 120 V a.c. outlets
Battery Charging 3-hour rapid charging with supplied universal charger (95 V a.c. to 250 V a.c.)
Powering Capacity Can handle up to 3200ws, however it is recommended to keep it at 1920ws max due to increased recycle times
Battery Lifespan 2-3 year lifespan or 200-300 full charge/discharge cycles before battery replacement may be necessary

VM120 Performance Information

  VM120 Approximate Shots Per Charge(Full Power) VM120 Recycle Time(Full Power)
(1) X3200 200 - 250 8 sec.
(1) X1600, E640, B1600 400 - 500 4.30 sec.
(1) X800, B800, DB800 800 - 1000 2 sec.
(1) B400, DB400 1800 - 2000 1 sec.

*The recycle time will increase when using multiple flashes, and shots per charge are decreased.