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Dewalt DCBL590X1 Spec Review (Discontinued)

The Dewalt DCBL590X1 is a cordless backpack leaf blower delivering 450 CFM at 142 MPH. It features a 7.5 Ah 40 V Li-ion battery. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Cordless
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 450
MPH Up to 142
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessYes
Voltage40 V
Speed settings Variable
Features
Battery Li-ion
Autonomy 20 mins
Throttle positionTube
Cruise controlYes
Vacuum No
Misc
Battery included 1
Weight 37 lbs
Noise rating 63 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 3 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 Dewalt DCBL590X1, the user manual is available here (opens in a new tab).

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Description

The DEWALT Backpack Blower features a brushless motor and a 40V 7.5Ah battery giving you the power to move debris with 450 CFM of air volume at 142 MPH. The product features an active second battery well for an additional battery and extended runtime if needed. The control handle features a battery switch that enables you to select which battery to draw energy from or to lock off the tool for transport or storage. The handle also includes a full variable speed trigger and a speed lock that is activated and deactivated with the push of a button. At only 63 dB(A), the backpack blower is compliant with noise-restricted regions and ideal for working on noise-sensitive properties.

Overview of the Dewalt DCBL590X1

The Dewalt DCBL590X1 in use

The Dewalt DCBL590X1

  • Power: The Dewalt DCBL590X1 can force 450 cubic feet of air per minute (CFM) from its nozzle at a maximum speed of 142 MPH.
  • Power delivery: Since the device is powered by a brushless, battery-operated motor, it doesn’t require to be plugged in and therefore, it allows superb freedom of movement.
  • Battery: With its 7.5 Ah 40 V Li-ion battery, the Dewalt DCBL590X1 has a standard, full-charge run time of up to 20 minutes.
  • Handling: As this unit is a backpack leaf blower, the majority of the unit is distributed so that the user can operate it with ease for most reasonable periods of use. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. Be aware that, at 37 lbs, the Dewalt DCBL590X1 is on the heavier side for electric backpack blowers.
  • Speed Settings: For those who wish to have complete control while operating their leaf blower, the DCBL590X1 offers variable speed settings, and moreover, is also equipped with cruise control, which allows the user to comfortably continue blowing at their preferred setting.
  • Noise: As far as electric backpack blowers go, this one is average in terms of noise with a rating of 63 dB.

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The Dewalt DCBL590X1's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Dewalt DCBL590X1 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • The air speed of the Dewalt DCBL590X1 maxes out at 142 MPH. While more than adequate for many jobs, its air speed is below average among other battery-operated backpack blowers. For the fastest air speed in this category, you may want to consider the Greenworks 60BP700, which can expell air at a velocity that can reach 160 MPH.
  • Its max air volume rating (450 cubic feet per minute) means it is really not the biggest air producer of cordless backpack blowers. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the Greenworks 60BP700, which boasts with 710 CFM.
  • Users can expect a maximum autonomy of 20 minutes from its battery, which means the DCBL590X1 won't run as long as many other cordless backpack units before needing to be plugged in. To enjoy the best possible autonomy in this category, you could have a look at the Kobalt KBB 4240-06 which offers up to 200 minutes of runtime.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Brushless motor
  • Cruise control
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable noise (63 dB)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Quite heavy (37 lbs)
  • Low CFM (450 CFM)
  • Low MPH (142 MPH)
  • Low autonomy (20 mins)

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About Dewalt

DeWalt is a subsidiary of the Stanley Black & Decker Corporation, a major global tool & hardware manufacturer. DeWalt made its name selling woodworking machines in 1923. Since then, it has expanded its catalog to over 1,000 tools and accessories, including its top-of-the-line electric power tools that first hit the market in 1992. DeWalt stands behind its slogan, “Guaranteed Tough,” offering heavy-duty tools and accessories capable of performing reliably for home and professional users alike.

Warranty Information

The Dewalt DCBL590X1 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 Dewalt blowers, please consult Dewalt's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-4-DEWALT (800-433-9258).

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