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Dewalt DCBL790M1 Spec Sheet (Discontinued)

The Dewalt DCBL790M1 is a cordless handheld leaf blower delivering 400 CFM at 120 MPH. It features a 4 Ah 40 V Li-ion battery. (Read full specs)

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Dewalt DCBL790M1 400 CFM Cordless Blower
Dewalt DCBL790M1 400 CFM Cordless Blower

This product was discontinued. For your convenience, we decided to leave this page up.
If you were looking to purchase it, you may want to have a look at the Dewalt DCBL770X1, which has similar specs.
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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Cordless
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 400
MPH Up to 120
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessYes
Voltage40 V
Speed settings Variable
Features
Battery Li-ion
Autonomy 20 mins
Cruise controlYes
Vacuum No
Misc
Battery included 1
Weight 10.4 lbs
Noise rating 67 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 3 years

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Description

The 40V MAX* Brushless Handheld Blower provides the ability to clear heavy debris with an air volume of up to 400 cubic feet per minute at 120 miles per hour. Ergonomically balanced for maximum maneuverability and control, the blower also provides a variable speed trigger and speed lock to give full power control.

Overview of the Dewalt DCBL790M1

The Dewalt DCBL790M1 in use

The Dewalt DCBL790M1

  • Power: The Dewalt DCBL790M1 is a cordless blower with a maximum air volume rating of 400 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 120 MPH.
  • Power delivery: The DCBL790M1 is a brushless-motor, battery-operated blower. Therefore, it doesn’t require to be plugged in when it’s being used. The user will enjoy the added mobility of its cordless design
  • Battery: It has a 4 Ah 40 V Li-ion battery (1 battery included) that can work reliably for up to 20 minutes if completely charged.
  • Handling: It’s handheld, so naturally it’s easier to handle and carry than larger leaf blowers, such as backpack models or walk-behinds. Be aware that, at 10.4 lbs, the Dewalt DCBL790M1 is on the heavier side for cordless handheld blowers.
  • Speed Settings: To provide more control over their job to the user, the unit has a variable speed control setting. No matter the size of the job, the user can adjust the airflow of the Dewalt DCBL790M1 to match it. On top of that, maintaining the selected speed is effortless, as it also features cruise control.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 67 dB, the DCBL790M1 is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the electric handheld category.

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The Dewalt DCBL790M1's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Dewalt DCBL790M1 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Its max air speed of 120 MPH places it at the approximate midpoint in comparison to other battery-operated handheld blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Makita XBU01PT with 208 MPH).
  • Regarding its air volume, the airflow of the Dewalt DCBL790M1 can reach 400 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), which is on par with other cordless handheld blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Poulan Pro PRB675i with 675 CFM).
  • Autonomy-wise, with up to 20 minutes of autonomy on a full charge, the DCBL790M1 is on the low end when compared with other cordless handheld units (the one with the best autonomy being the EGO POWER+ LBX6000 with up to 96 minutes of runtime).

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Brushless motor
  • Cruise control
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable noise (67 dB)
  • Decent CFM (400 CFM)
  • Decent MPH (120 MPH)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Quite heavy (10.4 lbs)
  • 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 DCBL790M1 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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