The Dewalt DCBL590X2 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)
Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 450|
|MPH||Up to 142|
|Noise rating||63 dB|
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Overview of the Dewalt DCBL590X2
- Power: The DCBL590X2 is a cordless blower made by Dewalt. It has a maximum air speed of 142 MPH and its nozzle can expel a max air volume of 450 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
- Power delivery: Dewalt designed this unit and its brushless, battery-operated motor with top-of-the-food-chain maneuverability in mind. The DCBL590X2 doesn’t need to be plugged in, so you can take it anywhere easily.
- Battery: Its 7.5 Ah 40 V Li-ion battery (2 batteries included) offers an autonomy of 40 minutes on a full charge.
- 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. Be aware that, at 37 lbs, the Dewalt DCBL590X2 is on the heavier side for electric backpack blowers.
- Speed Settings: There are times when you only need a little more power, while other times you will want a bit more precision when clearing leaves and debris. For this purpose, the DCBL590X2 offers variable speed settings, adding you, the user, more control, and a cruise control mode, which will allow you to maintain it comfortably for as long as you wish.
- Noise: Its noise rating of 63 dB can be considered the standard for similar electric backpack blowers.
The Dewalt DCBL590X2's performance versus other blowers
The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Dewalt DCBL590X2 compare with similar leaf blowers.
- Upon exiting the nozzle, the air can reach speeds of up to 142 MPH, which is on the lower end for electric backpack blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Poulan Pro PRBP675i with 150 MPH).
- As this unit is rated at 450 CFM (cubic feet per minute), it expells less air than most electric backpack 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 interactive chart, when compared to other electric backpack blowers, the Dewalt DCBL590X2 is on the expensive side of the price range.
While certainly not the cheapest of its kind, purchasing it could most likely also mean enjoying the reliability of a high-end product.
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 DCBL590X2 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).
Questions & Answers
What is the difference between the DCBL590X1 and the DCBL590X2?
They are exactly the same, except that the DCBL590X1 comes with 1 battery instead of 2.
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