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Echo PB-580T Spec Sheet

The Echo PB-580T is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 510 CFM at 215 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 58.2 cc engine. (Read full specs)

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Echo PB-580T 510 CFM Gas Backpack Blower
Echo PB-580T 510 CFM Gas Backpack Blower
Echo PB-580T 510 CFM Gas Backpack Blower
Echo PB-580T 510 CFM Gas Backpack Blower
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  • $299.00 - September 1, 2020
  • $329.99 - June 23, 2020
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Since: June 23, 2020
  • Highest Price: $329.99 - June 23, 2020
  • Lowest Price: $299.00 - September 1, 2020

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
Fuel/oil ratio 50:1
Speed settings Variable
Features
Throttle positionTube
Fuel tank 62 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 22.6 lbs
Noise rating 70 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 5 years
CARB-compliantYes

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 Echo PB-580T, the user manual is available here (opens in a new tab).

Description

Overview of the Echo PB-580T

The Echo PB-580T in use

The Echo PB-580T

  • Power: The PB-580T, built by Echo, is a gas-powered leaf blower capable of expelling a maximum air volume of 510 cubic feet per minute (CFM). Its air speed is rated at 215 MPH.
  • 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. All told, it weighs 22.6 lbs — the Echo PB-580T is neither the lightest nor the heaviest gas-powered backpack blower on the market.
  • Engine: The engine boasts a displacement of 58.2 cc. Please be aware that 2-cycle engines like this one require a mixture of gas and oil in order to run. For the Echo PB-580T, this ratio is 50:1.
  • 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 Echo PB-580T to match.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 70 dB, the PB-580T is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the gas-powered backpack category.
  • Fuel Tank: With a capacity of 62 fl. oz., this Echo blower is average when compared to other gas backpack blowers.

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The Echo PB-580T's performance versus other blowers

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

  • The Echo PB-580T expels air at speeds up to 215 MPH, making it standard in terms of air speed for gas-powered backpack 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 expells less air than most gas-powered backpack blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Echo PB-8010H with 1071 CFM).

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other gas backpack blowers, the Echo PB-580T is on the cheap side of the price range.

It can therefore be a really good buy if you're looking to acquire a budget blower.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Inexpensive
  • 5 year (limited) warranty
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent Weight (22.6 lbs)
  • Decent tank (62 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable noise (70 dB)
  • Decent MPH (215 MPH)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Low CFM (510 CFM)

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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-580T 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 (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-432-ECHO (3246).

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