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Black+Decker LSW36 - 40V 90 CFM Cordless Blower

The Black+Decker LSW36 is a lightweight cordless handheld leaf blower delivering 90 CFM at 120 MPH. It features a 1.5 Ah 40 V Li-ion battery. (Read full specs)

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Price history for the Black+Decker LSW36
Latest updates:
  • $137.39 - July 16, 2024
  • $137.67 - June 8, 2024
  • $137.85 - May 16, 2024
  • $138.13 - March 23, 2024
  • $138.49 - March 15, 2024
  • $138.84 - March 10, 2024
  • $139.15 - March 9, 2024
  • $148.40 - February 27, 2024
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Since: February 6, 2024
  • Highest Price: $148.70 - February 11, 2024
  • Lowest Price: $137.39 - July 16, 2024

Features and Specifications

Type
Type Cordless
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 90
MPH Up to 120
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessNo
Voltage40 V
Speed settings Variable
Features
Battery Li-ion
Autonomy 30 mins
Vacuum No
Misc
Battery included 1
Weight (w/ battery)4.7 lbs
Weight (tool only)3.2 lbs
Noise rating 66 dB
Warranty 2 years

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Description

Lightweight with a low-noise design, this leaf sweeper quickly clears debris from hard surfaces, including patios, decks, sidewalks, and more. POWERCOMMAND® lets you choose maximum runtime or maximum power.

Overview of the Black+Decker LSW36

The Black+Decker LSW36 in use

The Black+Decker LSW36

  • Power: This cordless leaf blower features a maximum air volume rating of 90 CFM and an air speed rating of 120 MPH.
  • Power delivery: Those who don’t want to fuss with cords will be glad to know that this blower is battery-operated.
  • Battery: Its 1.5 Ah 40 V Li-ion battery (1 LBX1540 battery included) means that a user can operate the LSW36 for an estimated 30 minutes on a full charge.
  • Handling: It’s handheld, so naturally it’s easier to handle and carry than larger leaf blowers, such as backpack models or walk-behinds. The Black+Decker LSW36 stands out among other cordless handheld blowers as lightweight, weighing just 4.7 lbs, battery included.
  • Speed Settings: In order to afford more control to the user, this unit has a variable speed control. No matter the size of the job, the user can adjust the airflow of the Black+Decker LSW36 to match.
  • Noise: The LSW36's noise level is rated at 66 dB, which is standard for electric handheld blowers.

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The Black+Decker LSW36's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Black+Decker LSW36 compare with handheld leaf blowers of similar voltage (between 36 and 48V).

  • Maxing out at 120 MPH at full power, this blower is on the lower end in terms of air speed for battery-operated handheld blowers between 36 and 48V. For the fastest air speed in this category, you may want to consider the Makita XBU01PT, which can expell air at a velocity that can reach 208 MPH.
  • Its airflow capacity, rated at 90 CFM (cubic feet per minute), positions it at the lower spectrum among cordless handheld blowers. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the Husqvarna 350iB, which boasts with 800 CFM.
  • Users can expect a maximum autonomy of 30 minutes from its battery, which means the LSW36 won't run as long as many other cordless handheld units before needing to be plugged in. To enjoy the best possible autonomy in this category, you could have a look at the Makita CBU01Z which offers up to 300 minutes of runtime.
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Price comparison

As you can see from these interactive charts, when compared to other cordless blowers, the Black+Decker LSW36 is on the average side of the price range.

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

POWERBOOST Technology

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POWERBOOST is one of the features of the POWERCOMMAND™ line of Black+Decker outdoor power tools. The Black+Decker LSW36 has a button that gives it a surge in blowing speed when pressed. Although POWERBOOST uses a lot of power (which drains the battery faster) , it is quite useful for loosening up those stubborn patches of debris that get stuck and otherwise refuse to budge. When POWERBOOST is used sparingly, the LSW36 enjoys a normal runtime, so this feature is definitely ideal for tackling less rigorous tasks with more precise control.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • In the expected price range
  • Lightweight (4.7 lbs)
  • POWERBOOST Technology
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable noise (66 dB)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Brushed motor
  • Low CFM (90 CFM)
  • Low MPH (120 MPH)
  • Low autonomy (30 mins)

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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 LSW36 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 (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-544-6986.

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