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EGO POWER+ LB4800 Spec Review

The EGO POWER+ LB4800 is a cordless handheld leaf blower delivering 480 CFM at 92 MPH. It is powered by a 56 V Li-ion POWER+ battery. (Read full specs)

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  • $89.00 - January 20, 2023
  • $99.00 - October 27, 2022
  • $89.00 - September 27, 2022
  • $99.00 - September 26, 2022
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Since: September 26, 2022
  • Highest Price: $99.00 - September 26, 2022
  • Lowest Price: $89.00 - September 27, 2022

Features and Specifications

Type
Type Cordless
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 480
MPH Up to 92
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessYes
Voltage56 V
Speed settings 3
Features
Battery Li-ion
Autonomy 60 mins
Vacuum No
Misc
Battery included 0
Weight (tool only)5.2 lbs
Noise rating 64 dB
Warranty 5 years

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Description

The EGO POWER+ 480 CFM Blower outperforms many gas powered blowers on the market today. Equipped with turbine fan engineering, inspired by advanced aeronautics technology to deliver industry-leading power; a high-efficiency brushless motor that delivers a lightweight, compact design for longer runtime, reduced vibrations and extended motor life. The EGO POWER+ Blower was the first cordless blower to exceed the performance of gas! Compatible with all EGO POWER+ ARC Lithium™ batteries to deliver Power Beyond Belief™. (source: EGO)

Overview of the EGO POWER+ LB4800

The EGO POWER+ LB4800 in use

The EGO POWER+ LB4800

  • Power: The POWER+ LB4800 is a cordless blower made by EGO. It has a maximum air speed of 92 MPH and its nozzle can expel a max air volume of 480 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
  • Power delivery: If you don’t like dealing with cords, you will be delighted to know that this blower is equipped with a brushless, battery-operated motor.
  • Battery: With its 56 V Li-ion POWER+ battery (BA1400 battery not included), the EGO POWER+ LB4800 has a standard, full-charge run time of up to 60 minutes. More info on the POWER+ battery can be found below.
  • Handling: With its handheld design, this leaf blower was created with portability in mind. Most users will have no problem using it almost anywhere. At 5.2 lbs for the blower alone, the EGO POWER+ LB4800 is within the average weight range of cordless handheld blowers.
  • Speed Settings: Not all jobs need full power. The POWER+ LB4800 has 3 speed settings so, you can blow more or less air from the blower depending on the job.
  • Noise: As far as electric handheld blowers go, this one is average in terms of noise with a rating of 64 dB.

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The EGO POWER+ LB4800's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the EGO POWER+ LB4800 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Maxing out at 92 MPH at full power, this blower is on the lower end in terms of air speed for battery-operated handheld blowers. For the fastest air speed in this category, you may want to consider the Makita XBU01PT, which can expell air at a velocity that can reach 208 MPH.
  • The POWER+ LB4800 is average in terms of air volume. It's rated at 480 CFM, which is common for cordless handheld blowers. If air volume is important to you, the CAT DG651, with 800 CFM, could be in your good books.
  • Its battery is standard in terms of autonomy for a cordless handheld product. Fully charged, it should run for up to 60 minutes. If autonomy is an important factor for you, the Makita CBU01Z can run for up to 300 minutes and could be worth considering.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other cordless blowers, the EGO POWER+ LB4800 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.

POWER+ Battery Technology

EGO's POWER+ technology is based on a high-end patented ARC Lithium™ design which utilizes a third row of cells to achieve high-voltage performance. Combined with a revolutionary phase-change material which envelopes each cell, the arc-design of the cell's arrangement allows for more efficient cooling and an optimum power distribution across all rows of cells. This technology also embeds a patented power management system that monitors and optimizes each individual battery cell to maximize its power, performance, and runtime. Moreover, the battery casing is completely sealed and has an enhanced shock and weather resistivity. Thus, the battery is protected from drops, rain and the elements.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Inexpensive
  • POWER+ Technology
  • Brushless motor
  • 5 year (limited) warranty
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent weight (5.2 lbs)
  • Acceptable noise (64 dB)
  • Decent CFM (480 CFM)
  • Good autonomy (60 mins)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Battery not included
  • Low MPH (92 MPH)

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About EGO

Established only recently in 1993, Ego Power+ has been rocking the outdoor power tool market ever since. The company, which falls under the larger Chinese agglomerate Chervon, has been consistently innovating the cordless power tool market. Their hardware offers a unique solution to the limits of electro engines, as it utilizes powerful 56 V arc lithium batteries, which are mounted externally on each of their devices. Ego claims to strive for a more ecological feature and aims to overtake their gasoline powered competition in both power, comfort and cost.

Warranty Information

The EGO POWER+ LB4800 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 EGO blowers, please consult EGO's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-855-EGO-5656 (346).

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    Easy to handle, well balanced, at lowest speed I can get over an hour from the battery. I have a spare battery that extends use when the leaves require more air velocity. It is very quiet and has a soft-start to limit inrush current. I also have an Ego LB4800 that is now 6-1/2 years old with the original battery. I Never had any problems with either one.

    + PROS: Easy to handle, well balanced, at lowest speed I can get over an hour from the battery.
    - CONS: The price of the battery is high. I also wish it had an attachment for the blower tube bottom that directs air horizonally to get under the leaves better.
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