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Black+Decker LSW40C - 40V 83 CFM Cordless Blower

The Black+Decker LSW40C is a lightweight cordless handheld leaf blower delivering 83 CFM at 125 MPH. It features a 1.5 Ah 40 V Li-ion battery. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Cordless
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 83
MPH Up to 125
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessNo
Voltage40 V
Speed settings 1
Features
Battery Li-ion
Autonomy 30 mins
Vacuum No
Misc
Battery included 1
Weight (w/ battery)4 lbs
Weight (tool only)2.4 lbs
Noise rating 50 dB
Warranty 3 years

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Description

Lightweight yet powerful, this cordless sweeper makes it easy to clear lawn debris from driveways, decks and other hard surfaces around your home. With speed up to 125 MPH, it gets the job done quickly but quietly. And with a built-in state of charge indicator, you know at a glance how much power you have left. (source: Black+Decker)

Overview of the Black+Decker LSW40C

The Black+Decker LSW40C in use

The Black+Decker LSW40C

  • Power: The LSW40C is a cordless blower made by Black+Decker. It has a maximum air speed of 125 MPH and its nozzle can expel a max air volume of 83 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
  • 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) offers a maximum autonomy of 30 minutes on a full charge.
  • 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 Black+Decker LSW40C can be considered light, weighing only 4 lbs, battery included.
  • Speed Settings: The LSW40C by Black+Decker has just one speed setting.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 50 dB, the LSW40C is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the electric handheld category.

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The Black+Decker LSW40C's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Black+Decker LSW40C compare with handheld leaf blowers of similar voltage (between 36 and 48V).

  • Air expelled from the nozzle of this blower can reach 125 MPH. When compared to others of this type, the LSW40C has a lower air speed than most battery-operated handheld blowers in the 36 and 48V range. 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.
  • Regarding its air volume, the airflow of the Black+Decker LSW40C can reach 83 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), which is on the low end for cordless handheld blowers with a comparable voltage. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the Husqvarna 350iB, which boasts with 800 CFM.
  • Autonomy-wise, with up to 30 minutes of autonomy on a full charge, the LSW40C is on the low end when compared with other cordless handheld units of similar voltage. 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.

Price comparison

As you can see from these interactive charts, when compared to other cordless blowers, the Black+Decker LSW40C 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
  • Lightweight (4 lbs)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable noise (50 dB)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Brushed motor
  • No speed variation
  • Low CFM (83 CFM)
  • Low MPH (125 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 LSW40C is covered under a warranty for up to 3 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.

Questions & Answers

Can I get one without the battery? I already have 2. (Asked May 30, 2020)

The LSW40C includes the blower, an LBX1540 battery, and a charger. The bare tool model code is LSW40 (without the C).

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