The Echo PB-580T is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 517 CFM at 216 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 58.2cc engine. (Read full specs)
Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 517|
|MPH||Up to 216|
|Blowing Force||22 N|
|Fuel tank||62 fl. oz.|
|Noise rating||70 dB|
|Other model numbers||PB-580TAA|
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Overview of 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 517 cubic feet per minute (CFM). Its air speed is rated at 216 MPH.
- Handling: This blower’s backpack functionality makes make it less exerting on the user, even when used for an extended period of time. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. At 22.7 lbs, the Echo PB-580T is within the average weight range of gas-powered backpack blowers.
- Engine: The engine boasts a displacement of 58.2cc. Since this is a 2-stroke engine, it’s important to remember that the PB-580T cannot run on gasoline alone. The fuel must be mixed with an appropriate ratio of gasoline and oil in order for it to function properly (for this Echo model, this ratio is 50:1).
- Speed Settings: Thanks to its variable speed settings, the Echo PB-580T allows precise control of the air output.
- Noise: Its noise rating of 70 dB can be considered the standard for similar gas-powered backpack blowers.
- Fuel Tank: With a capacity of 62 fl. oz., this Echo blower is average compared to other gas backpack blowers.
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 216 MPH, making it standard in terms of air speed for gas-powered backpack blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Husqvarna 150BT and its 270 MPH could be an option to consider.
- It’s capable of expelling a maximum air volume of 517 CFM (cubic feet per minute). This places it at the low end compared to other gas-powered backpack blowers. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the Echo PB-9010T, which boasts with 1110 CFM.
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As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other gas backpack blowers, the Echo PB-580T is on the average side of the price range.
Therefore, this blower nicely fits in the expected budget for this kind of product.
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.
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).
Questions & Answers
How long has the PB 580T been in production? I have a PB 620 and apparently it was made for 3 years. The carburetor was a problem for me. It's acting up again and I want a good solid reliable machine. Most of my Echo equipment is reliable. (Asked October 16, 2021)
The PB-580 is on the market since 2015.
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