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Black+Decker BV5600 Spec Sheet

The Black+Decker BV5600 is a 3-in-1 blower/vacuum/mulcher delivering 400 CFM at 250 MPH. It features a 12 Amp engine.

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Features and Specifications

Type

Type Electric
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 400
MPH Up to 250
Blowing Force N/A

Engine

Make N/A
Amp 12 Amp
Voltage 120 V
Speed Settings 2

Features

Cordless No
Cord Lock Yes
Vacuum Yes
Mulcher Yes
Mulching Ratio 16:1

Misc

Weight 8.1 lbs
Noise Rating 68 dB
Tube Length N/A
Warranty 2 years

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 Black+Decker BV5600, the user manual is available here.

Description

With up to 250 mph of blowing power, this high-performance electric blower/vac/mulcher isn't just powerful, it's low noise. A high-impact metal fan helps to prevent clogging while grinding up to 16 bags of mulch down to one. (source: Black+Decker)

Overview of the Black+Decker BV5600

  • Power: The Black+Decker BV5600 is blower with a maximum air volume rating of 400 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 250 MPH.
  • Power delivery: This unit, featuring a 12 Amp engine, is a corded blower. It must be plugged into an electrical outlet with a reliable power source at all times during operation. Please note that some manufacturers don’t include the cord with the unit. If this is the case, or if you’re looking to buy a backup, please use our gauge calculator to ensure you’re buying the right cord for your blower.
  • Cord Lock Mechanism: Since accidental disconnection can be a real inconvenience, the BV5600 features a reliable cord lock to prevent it from being unplugged during use.
  • Handling: With its handheld design, this leaf blower was created with portability in mind. Most users will have no problem using it almost anywhere. Be aware that, at 8.1 lbs, the Black+Decker BV5600 is on the heavier side for electric handheld blowers.
  • Speed Settings: With 2 speed settings, this blower’s output can be set to meet the needs of jobs big or small.
  • Vacuum: For those who really want to make leaves disappear, the BV5600 has a handy 'blower vac' feature (the keyword here being 'vac', aka 'vacuum'). It allows the operator to collect light debris in the unit’s storage bag to be easily discarded after the job is finished.
  • Mulching: The manufacturer’s specifications give it a mulching ratio of 16:1. For every 16 bags you put in, it will reduce down to just one bag of mulch.
  • Noise: With a noise rating of 68 dB, this blower can be considered the standard for similar electric handheld blowers.

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The Black+Decker BV5600's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Black+Decker BV5600 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Upon exiting the nozzle, the air can reach speeds of up to 250 MPH, which is rather impressive for electric handheld blowers – it's actually the blower expelling the fastest air!
  • Regarding its air volume, the airflow of the Black+Decker BV5600 can reach 400 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), which is on par with other electric handheld leaf blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Toro PowerJet™ F700 51624 with 725 CFM).

Price comparison

As you can see from this dynamic chart, when compared to other blower vacs, the Black+Decker BV5600 is on the cheap side of the price range.

It can therefore be a really good buy if you're looking to acquire a budget blower.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Inexpensive
  • High MPH (250 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable Noise (68 dB)
  • Decent CFM (400 CFM)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Quite heavy (8.1 lbs)

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About Black+Decker

The Stanley Black & Decker Corporation is an American manufacturer that has produced and sold quality tools and accessories for over a hundred years. The corporation sells a wide variety of hand tools, power tools, security systems and more through its many subsidiary brands: Stanley, Black & Decker, DeWalt, Mac, Bostitch, and more. Stanley Black & Decker counts itself as a leading global manufacturer of tools and similar products with a market presence in over 100 countries.

Warranty Information

The Black+Decker BV5600 is covered under a warranty for up to 2 years. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Black+Decker blowers, please consult Black+Decker's warranty policies. Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-544-6986.

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