Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 450|
|MPH||Up to 142|
|Noise Rating||63 dB|
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Overview of the Dewalt DCBL590X1
- Power: The Dewalt DCBL590X1 is a cordless blower with a maximum air volume rating of 450 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 142 MPH.
- Power delivery: As it is battery-operated, it doesn't need to be plugged in and therefore 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 40 minutes.
- Handling: By design, this model isn’t the smallest leaf blower on the market. It’s meant to be carried as a backpack so that the bulk of the unit is out of the way and the user’s hands are free to manipulate the nozzle. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. However, for a electric backpack blower, the Dewalt DCBL590X1 is heavier than most, weighing 22.8 lbs.
- 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 Dewalt DCBL590X1 to match.
- Noise: With a decibel rating of 63 dB, the DCBL590X1 is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the electric backpack category.
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.
- Maxing out at 142 MPH at full power, this blower is on the lower end in terms of air speed for electric backpack blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Poulan Pro PRBP675i with 150 MPH).
- Regarding its air volume, the airflow of the Dewalt DCBL590X1 can reach 450 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), which is on the low end for electric backpack leaf blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Poulan Pro PRBP675i with 675 CFM).
- The longevity of this model’s battery is notably higher than most cordless backpack units It offers an autonomy of up to 40 minutes - in fact, it's got the longest runtime of all!
As you can see from this dynamic chart, when compared to other electric backpack blowers, the Dewalt DCBL590X1 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
- Excellent autonomy (40 mins)
- Acceptable Noise (63 dB)
- Quite heavy (22.8 lbs)
- Low CFM (450 CFM)
- Low MPH (142 MPH)
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.
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. Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-4-DEWALT (800-433-9258).
Questions & Answers
QWhat is the difference between the DCBL590X1 and the DCBL590X2?
AThey are exactly the same, except that the DCBL590X2 comes with 2 batteries instead of q.
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