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HOWBD backordered 2 to 3 weeks : (

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in2food says:

Just ordered my first vagabond mini and white BD. Got a call today telling me the white BD was backordered. She did offer me the option of taking the silver one instead if I needed one right away.
I was a little perplexed by her suggestion that "with the diffusion sock in place, the light from the silver dish is the same as the white dish". OK, but what about the power loss? So I went ahead and told her to put me in line and ship me the white one when they come in. I'll use a softbox and/or umbrella in the mean time....
Originally posted at 3:03PM, 22 June 2012 PDT (permalink)
in2food edited this topic 71 months ago.

Geren W. Mortensen, Jr. [deleted] says:

I would think that the silver dish without the sock in place would have less light loss than the white dish. It is possible that the two balance out, netting the same light output.
71 months ago (permalink)

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in2food says:

Yes, but she was comparing the silver with the sock to the white without the sock. Doubtful they would have the same output. In any case a couple of extra weeks out of my life is really no biggie and I'll end up with exactly what I want.... What I was really expecting was a backorder on the mini.....
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OldUncleMe says:

The silver with the sock would be closer to a round lightbox than a beauty dish, no? /..
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