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Characteristics Of The Echo PB-580H

The Echo PB-580H is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 510 CFM at 215 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 58.2 cc engine.
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Features and Specifications

Type

Type Gas-Powered
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 510
MPH Up to 215
Blowing Force 22 N

Engine

Make N/A
Engine Displacement 58.2 cc
Strokes 2
Speed Settings Variable

Features

Cordless Yes
Fuel Tank 62 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Mulcher No

Misc

Weight 22.9 lbs
Noise Rating 70 dB
Tube Length N/A
Warranty 5 years

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Description

Overview of the Echo PB-580H

  • Power: The Echo PB-580H is a gas-powered leaf blower. It sports a max air speed of 215 MPH and a max air volume rating of 510 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
  • 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. However, for a gas-powered backpack blower, the Echo PB-580H is heavier than most, weighing 22.9 lbs.
  • Engine: The blower is fitted with a 58.2 cc engine. Please be aware that 2-cycle engines like this one require a mixture of gas and oil in order to run.
  • Speed Settings: Thanks to its variable speed settings, the Echo PB-580H allows precise control of the air output.
  • Noise: With a noise rating of 70 dB, this blower can be considered the standard for similar gas-powered backpack blowers.
  • Fuel Tank: It has an average fuel capacity, with a tank able to hold around 62 fl. oz of fuel.

The Echo PB-580H's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Echo PB-580H compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Air exiting the nozzle of this blower can reach 215 MPH, which is quite a bit faster than most gas-powered backpack leaf blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Husqvarna 150BT with 251 MPH).
  • As this unit is rated at 510 CFM (cubic feet per minute), it is less powerful than most gas-powered backpack leaf blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Stihl BR 700 with 912 CFM).

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • High MPH (215 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent Tank (62 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable Noise (70 dB)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Quite heavy (22.9 lbs)
  • Low CFM (510 CFM)

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Price history for the Echo PB-580H
Latest updates:
  • $355.50 - November 30, 2018
  • $319.95 - November 24, 2018
  • $355.50 - September 8, 2018
Since: September 8, 2018
  • Highest Price: $355.50 - September 8, 2018
  • Lowest Price: $319.95 - November 24, 2018

About Echo

ECHO Inc. was founded in Northbrook, IL, in 1972 (originally known as Kioritz Corporation of America). Throughout its 40-year history, ECHO has made a name for itself by striving to exceed industry standards with its high-quality, technologically superior outdoor equipment. They offer a full line of outdoor power tools and products, the majority of which are built in the United States.

Warranty Information

The Echo PB-580H is covered under a warranty for up to 5 years. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Echo blowers, please consult Echo's warranty policies. Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-432-ECHO (3246)
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