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Sep 09, 2009 15:33 |  #1

So I wanted to bring a soft box to the beach with me but theres 1 problem... How do you get power! I dont have a long enough extension cord. Any help? I know theres something out there but Im stumped ??? Sorry if this is in the wrong spot!


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Sep 09, 2009 17:02 |  #2

what kind of strobes do you have?


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Sep 09, 2009 17:44 |  #3

Its a 32 watt bulb with bounce umbrella, I dunno brand it was a gift from my ex gf...


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Sep 09, 2009 17:51 |  #4

Look into the Vagabond II. Manufactured by Paul C. Buff. It may be what you are looking for.

If you dont want to spend that much money and dont mind getting your "hands dirty" you may have interest in this article on how to create your own portable battery supply.

http://www.dpreview.co​m …rum=1025&messag​e=21173329 (external link)


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Sep 10, 2009 09:39 |  #5

A simple solution would be cheap strobes from ebay.
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If you go with a lead-acid battery, there are containers with hookups available for them in some sporting goods stores.


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Sep 10, 2009 09:55 |  #6

Your other option is not to use the strobe and use a reflector instead.


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