Atlas 56999 Spec Sheet

The Atlas 56999 is a cordless handheld leaf blower delivering 550 CFM at 105 MPH. It is powered by a 2.5 Ah 40 V Li-ion battery. (Read full specs)

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Atlas 56999 550 CFM Cordless Blower
Atlas 56999 550 CFM Cordless Blower
Atlas 56999 550 CFM Cordless Blower
Atlas 56999 550 CFM Cordless Blower
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Features and Specifications

Type Cordless
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 550
MPH Up to 105
Blowing Force N/A
Voltage40 V
Speed settings Variable
Battery Li-ion
Autonomy N/A
Cruise controlYes
Vacuum No
Battery included 0
Weight 4.2 lbs
Noise rating 91.1 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 90 days

Unlike many websites, we did our best to research each of the specs above. That being said, we are not immune to making the occasional mistake or omission. Should you notice any missing or incorrect values, don't hesitate to suggest improvements so we can address the issue. Should you wish more detailed specs on the Atlas 56999, the user manual is available here (opens in a new tab).


The Atlas™ 40V Lithium-Ion Cordless Brushless Blower clears wide areas faster than gas, with no refueling costs, no gas/oil premix and no engine maintenance. An easy-access Turbo button generates a blast of air for clearing heavier debris. The Cruise Control lever is designed for easy one-hand operation. (source: Harbor Freight)

Overview of the Atlas 56999

The Atlas 56999 in use

The Atlas 56999

  • Power: The 56999 is a cordless blower made by Atlas. It has a maximum air speed of 105 MPH and its nozzle can expel a max air volume of 550 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
  • Power delivery: If you don’t like dealing with cords, you will be delighted to know that this blower is equipped with a brushless, battery-operated motor.
  • Battery: The Atlas 56999 is powered by an easy-to-recharge 2.5 Ah 40 V Li-ion battery (battery not included).
  • Handling: Being handheld, this blower has a good maneuverability and is meant to be easier to carry around over a small period of time. Among other cordless handheld blowers, the Atlas 56999 can be considered light, weighing only 4.2 lbs.
  • Speed Settings: To provide more control over their job to the user, the unit has a variable speed control setting. No matter the size of the job, the user can adjust the airflow of the Atlas 56999 to match it. On top of that, maintaining the selected speed is effortless, as it also features cruise control.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 91.1 dB, the 56999 is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the electric handheld category.

The Atlas 56999's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Atlas 56999 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Maxing out at 105 MPH at full power, this blower is on the lower end in terms of air speed for battery-operated handheld blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Makita XBU01PT with 208 MPH).
  • The 56999 is powerful, with an airflow rating of 550 CFM (cubic feet per minute). This is certainly on the high end compared to other cordless handheld blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Poulan Pro PRB675i with 675 CFM).

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other cordless blowers, the Atlas 56999 is on the average side of the price range.

Therefore, this blower nicely fits in the expected budget for this kind of product.

The bottom line

  • In the expected price range
  • Lightweight (4.2 lbs)
  • Brushless motor
  • Cruise control
  • High CFM (550 CFM)
  • Acceptable noise (91.1 dB)
  • Battery not included
  • Weak warranty
  • Low MPH (105 MPH)

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About Atlas

Atlas is a brand of lightweight, cordless, outdoor power tools marketed by the Harbor Freight chain of tool stores. They are powered by either a 40V or an 80V lithium rechargeable battery system. The products sport a distinctive orange and gray (40V) or orange and black (80V) color scheme. The 40V system supports leaf blowers, while the 80V system powers not only leaf blowers, but also string trimmers and lawn mowers.

Warranty Information

The Atlas 56999 is covered under a warranty for up to 90 days. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Atlas blowers, please consult Atlas' warranty policies stated in the user manual (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support : 1-800-444-3353.

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